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Weekend Update 11-8-20

Dear M100 Family,

CONGRATULATIONS once again to the M100 for an outstanding performance last night at the UIL Region 8 Marching competition.  You earned the highest rating a band can get - Superior - 1,1,1 !!!  We advance on to Area which is on Dec. 5th.  We have about 3 weeks of rehearsals until then and lots to clean and more visual elements to add.  We are on a roll - let’s keep it up!  See link below for videos of the competition!  Please continue to engage in masking and distancing practices so that we can all stay healthy and continue to work with one another in person!  


Si necesita hablar con alguien en español, envíeme un correo electrónico a jbiggs0106@yahoo.com.  (Jasmine Biggs)


COVID PRE-SCREENING DAILY

All parents are required to screen their children everyday before sending them to school for any reason.  Please notify our campus nurse if your child cannot attend school due to symptoms or exposure to a positive or presumed positive case of COVID-19.   Please do not send students if they have been experiencing any of the symptoms in this document:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KxVezXVdT3LgWGERVAoUfGA5Yi2DP6u7e-k1nJNUEik/edit?usp=sharing

REMIND CODES FOR 2020-2021 PLEASE JOIN!  

To join a class, text the code to 81010


All Students:  @20202021m1

Parents:  @8g24b8

Leadership:  @ea3aadb

ColorGuard:  @7ge97g8


REGION MARCHING CONTEST VIDEOS HERE:

https://www.beltonmarching100.com

Thank you for the videos Mrs. Cromwell!


UNIFORMS 

Return them to the band hall Tuesday, Nov. 10th


NOV. 6TH GRADE CHECK

Students who fail one or more regular credit classes (doesn’t include most Advanced and all PAP and AP courses) once grades are final, will have to stop participating in band functions (games/contests) at 4:25pm on Nov. 13.  This means they cannot go to the game on Nov.20 OR to the UIL Area Contest on Dec. 5th.

All students may participate in Pep Rallies whether they are eligible or not.

All students are eligible to participate in the Nov. 27th game as it is during the holiday week of Thanksgiving and eligibility doesn’t count during that week.

Students who have an Incomplete in Skyward for the 9 weeks have one week to make up their work and get it turned in.


INDIVIDUAL BAND PICTURES

If your child came in for pictures, they are available!  $10 for the photo file. Please bring the order form and payment in an envelope with the child’s name and drop it in the band hall safe. Links to your child’s photo files are emailed as payments are received.  Thank you!  Checks can be made out to Belton Band Boosters. 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qoHrDxrZeXez667cv8K7W3rVB6rpudm4zQ2-1mf-Pn0/edit?usp=sharing


SAVE THESE DATES:

PLEASE DO NOT PLAN ANYTHING FOR THE ENTIRE DAY ON THESE DATES!

Saturday, December 5 - UIL Area Marching Contest - Hays CISD, Buda, TX.

Tuesday, December 15 - UIL State Marching Contest - Alamodome, San Antonio, TX. (just in case :)


​M100 SCHEDULE FOR NOV. 10 - NOV. 20

These and other dates also located on our calendar - see link above

*Bring Flip Folders, Fanny Packs, knee pads & Water to every rehearsal*​

Monday 11/9 - NO SCHOOL, NO REHEARSAL.  M100 Band Booster meeting

Tuesday 11/10 - rehearsal 4:45pm-6:45pm - parking lot practice field

Wednesday 11/11 -  rehearsal 4:45pm-6:45pm - TIGER STADIUM 

Thursday 11/12 -  rehearsal 4:45pm-6:45pm - parking lot practice field

Friday 11/13 -  rehearsal 4:45pm-6:45pm - parking lot practice field

(No activities for the M100 on Sat. 11/14 or Sun. 11/15)

Monday 11/16 - rehearsal 4:45pm-6:45pm - parking lot practice field 

Tuesday 11/17 - rehearsal 4:45pm-6:45pm - parking lot practice field 

Wednesday 11/18 - rehearsal 4:00pm-6:00pm - TIGER STADIUM  followed by a Pep Rally at 7pm at Tiger Stadium.

Thursday 11/ 19 - rehearsal 4:45pm-6:45pm - parking lot practice field 

Friday 11/20 - Homecoming Football Game - 7:30pm.  Itinerary to come



FUTURE FOOTBALL GAMES

I have not been informed of rescheduled dates for postponed football games.  I will communicate with you when I receive the information.


BAND AUDITIONS FOR SPRING 2021

  • Formal auditions to ensure we have proper placement for the Spring bands 

  • Our band auditions will  be done in the form of video recording submissions 

  • Audition music excerpts / instructions will be made available to all students on November 2nd.  Hard copies will be available and the information will also be posted to our website.  

  • Auditions will take place during the week of December 7-11.

  • Schedule changes could occur for Spring 2021 based on the results of these auditions.  


HOW TO ACCESS YOUR CHARMS ACCOUNT:

Go to our band website - beltonmarching100.com.

Click the red button on the home page - “Access your Charms account”

Go to Login

Drop down to “Parent/Student/Members”

Your school code is:  BeltonBand

Student Area Password is:  your child’s student ID OR whatever personal password you have changed it to.  If you can’t remember, email shannon.gill@bisd.net and I can reset the password back to your child’s school ID.


ZOOM MEETINGS FOR REMOTE LEARNERS

If your family has chosen for your child not to attend school in person, they will need to log in to their band or colorguard classes daily through Zoom.  Links in Schoology.


INSTRUMENT RENTAL FEES

If you are using a school owned instrument (including percussion), you will be assessed an instrument rental fee of $62.50 per instrument per semester.  Payments only in the form of cash (in an envelope with student’s name on it) or check made out to Belton HS Band.  Payments are deposited into an account to be used for repair and general maintenance on instruments.  

 If you have questions about how much you owe - please email shannon.gill@bisd.net. 

FEES:

1 instrument all year = $125

1 instrument all year + another instrument for one semester = $187.50 

1 instrument for one semester only = $62.50


FORMS  

https://www.beltonmarching100.com/blank-page-1


CARPOOL OPTIONS

ttps://www.beltonmarching100.com/carpool-volunteers

(Password is M100)


COORDINATE SHEETS

https://www.beltonmarching100.com/coordinate-sheets  (password is M100)


M100 INSTRUMENTAL PRIVATE LESSON SCHOLARSHIPS!

For access to the Lesson Scholarship Application - please go here:  https://www.beltonmarching100.com

You can also find contact information for our Private Lesson Teachers here:  https://www.beltonmarching100.com/private-lesson-instructors

PRIVATE LESSONS CAN BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY OR IN PERSON

Parents need to contact lesson teachers directly to set up private lessons.

Lessons are STRONGLY encouraged for musical advancement.


REHEARSALS, GAMES, CONTESTS

https://www.beltonmarching100.com/calendar


ON-GOING FUNDRAISERS

  1. NEW HATS &  CLEAR STADIUM BAGS THAT WILL BE REQUIRED THIS FALL TO ENTER TIGER STADIUM. Find them here:

https://www.beltonmarching100.com/shop

  1. MASKS!!!! We receive 25% of all sales. The link to the masks is

https://www.mscfundraising.com/collections/belton-band-boosters

Thank you and please stay safe and healthy!




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