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Weekend Update 2/4/24

Dear M100 Family,


Thank you to everyone who either watched or participated in “The Little Mermaid” musical this year! A lot of time and hard work went into this production, and your contributions to one of the biggest Fine Arts productions of the year is greatly appreciated! Here is your Weekend Update!


UPCOMING DATES

Monday, February 5 - WG Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

Wednesday, February 7 - WG Rehearsal, 4:45pm-7:45pm

Thursday, February 8 - WG Rehearsal, 4:45pm-6:45pm

Wednesday, February 7-10 - TMEA Clinic and Convention

Saturday, February 10 - WG Contest @ Akins HS

Thursday, February 15, Belton MS/South Belton MS Pre-UIL

Saturday, February 17 - WG Contest @ Hays HS

Saturday, February 17 - AJ Howard Memorial 5K

Saturday, February 17 - Belton Middle School Beginners Solo/Ensemble (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED)


IMPORTANT SEMESTER DATES

Saturday, February 10 - WG Contest @ Akins HS

Saturday, February 17 - WG Contest @ Hays HS

Saturday, February 17 - AJ Howard Memorial 5K

Saturday, February 17 - Belton Middle School Beginners Solo/Ensemble (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED)

Saturday, February 24 - UIL Solo/Ensemble Contest

Saturday, March 2 - Jazz All-Region Clinic/Concert

Saturday, March 2 - WG Contest @ Davenport HS

Saturday, March 9 - WG Contest @ Vista Ridge HS

Thursday, March 21 - BHS Pre-UIL Concert/2024 M100 Show Reveal

Saturday, March 23 - Temple College Jazz Festival

Saturday, March 23 - WG Contest @ Georgetown HS

Saturday, April 6 - TCGC State Contest

Wednesday, April 10-Friday, April 12 - UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest

Thursday, May 2 - BHS Cluster Jazz Spring Concert

Tuesday, May 7- BHS Band Spring Concert

Wednesday, May 8-Friday, May 10 - M100 Fundamentals Camp

Saturday, May 25 and Monday, May 27 - Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest


NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATES

SPRING SEMESTER SECTIONALS

ALL ENSEMBLES WILL HAVE GRADED, MANDATORY SECTIONALS BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL DURING THE SPRING SEMESTER! Each ensemble will create sectional schedules this week. Sectionals are critical to our success for our upcoming UIL performances, so it is imperative that all sectionals are attended and any arising conflicts are avoided.


SECTIONAL SCHEDULE (Week of 2/5/24)

WIND ENSEMBLE

ALL WOODWINDS - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 7:00AM-8:15AM

ALL BRASS - TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 7:00AM-8:15AM


WIND SYMPHONY

ALL BRASS - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 7:00AM-8:15AM

ALL WOODWINDS - TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 4:45PM-6:00PM


SYMPHONIC BAND

ALL BRASS - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 4:45PM-6:00PM

ALL WOODWINDS - TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 4:45PM-6:00PM


2/5 BAND BOOSTER MEETING

There will be a band booster meeting at 6:30pm on Monday, February 5. Incoming 9th grade parents will be invited to attend to discuss what to expect with the transition to high school band and how they can help support the boosters next year!


There will also be a ticket drawing at the end of the meeting for M100 hoodies, tye-dye shirts, and more!


FUTURE M100 SURVEY

Please click HERE to access the 2024-2025 Future M100 Survey. All current band and guard students in 9th, 10th and 11th grade are required to fill this form out, as we will need to know our projected numbers in order to prepare for the next school year. This survey will need to be completed by the end of the day on Tuesday, February 6th.


2/7-2/9 TMEA CLINIC AND CONVENTION

The band directors will be attending the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Clinic and Convention from Wednesday, February 7th to Saturday, February 10th. There will be a sub in the band classes during these days. Students are expected to follow all instructions left by a sub. (Wind Ensemble will meet at 8:15am on Monday and Tuesday of this week. On Wednesday thru Friday, Wind Ensemble will meet at 8:50am.)


2/17 BELTON MIDDLE SCHOOL BEGINNERS SOLO/ENSEMBLE (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED)

Mr. Pulley would like 6 high school students to help with their Beginner’s solo/ensemble event on Saturday, February 17th, from 8:30am-1:30pm. Please click HERE to complete the survey to volunteer for this event if you are available.


2/17 AJ HOWARD MEMORIAL 5K (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED)

Please click HERE to view information regarding the annual AJ Howard Memorial 5K event that will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2024!


SIGN UP ASAP SO YOU CAN GET A GUARANTEED SHIRT! ALSO PLEASE DONATE SNACKS, WATERS AND GATORADES FOR RUNNERS AFTER THE RACE!


PREVIOUS INFORMATION AND UPDATES

2024 SOLO AND ENSEMBLE CONTEST

Our UIL Solo/Ensemble Contest will occur on Saturday, February 24 (Temple HS). Students will need to prepare their solos and ensembles outside of class time in order to prepare for the contest.


STUDENTS PERFORMING A SOLO - Students performing a solo will have two rehearsals with your piano accompanist. As in previous years, accompanist fees will be $50 and checks will be made out to the “Belton Band Boosters”.


M100 REMIND FOR 2023-2024

Remind is an app used to send out pertinent info and updates to M100 families and members. Follow the instructions below to join the 2023-2024 M100 Remind.

Join with the Remind app or text this code to 81010 - @m1002324

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