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Weekend Update 3-8-21

Dear M100 Family,

Another great week at school! All bands are progressing well and our Winter Guard is doing an awesome job with their show preparations! They have their first in-person contests on Saturday, March 13th at Davenport High School - San Antonio. See the band calendar for address and times. Come out and support these hard-working students! Their shows are awesome!


Congratulations to all of our students who participated in the UIL Solo & Ensemble contest this past Thursday and Friday. We had 19 qualifying students for State level competition. To qualify, these students had to earn a Superior rating (1) on a memorized Class 1 solo or a 1 on an ensemble (doesn't have to be memorized) There were also many other Superior and Excellent performances - judge’s sheets will be distributed to students tomorrow at school!


These students qualified to move on to the State level of competition in May:

(State contest is virtual this year)


Jacob Masters (12)

Emily Ebers (12)

Andrew Johnson (11)

Jacob Wiley (9)

Nick Sullivan (12)

Sam Foreman (12)

Michael Jones (12)

Grayson Necessary (9)

Ethan Rasmussen (11)

Sam Fothergill (10)

Angel Rios-Torres (11)

Zane Williams (12)

Nolan Koloroutis (9)

Brandon Bechtel (10)

Josh Krieg (12)

Alex Rendon (11)

Michael Summers (11)

Michael Eckert (12)

Josh Fuentes (11)



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


Band Booster Meeting

Tomorrow, March 8 at 6:30pm via Zoom. Please join!

Topic: Belton Band Booster Meeting (March)

Time: Mar 8, 2021 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/91453088219?pwd=dk43cEhuNXg1N3VjVGg2dUFtaytqdz09

Meeting ID: 914 5308 8219

Passcode: ZH4uk1


Senior Scholarship Opportunity

Altrusa International of Temple is accepting applications for Scholarships. Go to Altrusatemple.org and look for Scholarship applications. Due by March 19th. The scholarship is anywhere from $1,000 to $2,000. This information was shared by Mrs. Bechtel. Thank you!


Concert Wear for all Band Students

From Mrs. Fothergill

The fittings for concert wear will be completed this coming week. Students will be issued a tuxedo (pants, jacket, and bow tie) or a black floor-length gown. If your student is wearing a gown, they will need to wear black, closed-toe shoes. If your student is wearing a tuxedo, they will need to provide their own white dress shirt, tall black socks, and solid black dress shoes. Men's white dress shirts can be found at Walmart or ordered from Amazon. Your student will dress in their concert wear on April 1st, so thank you for making sure your student is prepared before that date. (Uniforms will stay at school)

Here is a link to an appropriate white dress shirt for students wearing the tuxedo:

https://www.amazon.com/White-Tuxedo-Shirt-Broadway-Tuxmakers/dp/B00U4YJMBU/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=Men%27s%2Btuxedo%2Bshirt&qid=1614991024&s=apparel&sr=1-6&th=1&psc=1

SPRING/SUMMER - SAVE-THE-DATES!

Some dates to put in your calendar so you don’t miss these up-coming events! (Also on Band Calendar on website) please check back frequently for updates


Tues., 3/9 - Clinician in all band classes + SYMPHONIC BAND clinic from 4-5:30pm

Thurs. 3/11 - Clinician in Wind Symphony

Fri. 3/12 - Clinician in Symphonic Band

Thurs. 4/1 - PRE-UIL performances/clinics in all band classes + SYMPHONIC BAND come right after school to change into uniform then performance/clinic from 4:45pm-6:15pm.

Mon., 5/10 - Jazz-O-Rama - BMS/SBMS/BHS Jazz Concert at BHS

Fri., 5/14 - BHS Bands Spring Concert

June 1-4 - M100 New and Returning Member Fundamentals Camp - BHS

(Tentative )July 3 - 9am-noon - Belton 4th of July Parade Rehearsal

(for all who are in town and wish to attend)

(Tentative) July 4 - Belton 4th of July Parade

July 19-23 - M100 Percussion and Colorguard Camp (Physicals due for these students)

July 21-22 - M100 Leadership Work Days

July 23-24 - M100 Leadership Training Camp

July 26-27 - New Member Orientation (Physicals due for these students)

July 28-Aug.13 - M100 Summer Band Camp (Physicals due for these students)

Aug. 16 - M100 Picture Day (tentative)

Aug. 18 - 1st day of School


PRE-PARTICIPATION PHYSICALS FOR MARCHING BAND

NEW INFORMATION FROM UIL REGARDING PHYSICALS FOR THOSE IN BAND FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR.

This information provided now so you can plan ahead. Historically, these forms have not been due until the first day of summer band activity. Please see the band calendar for summer band dates.

2021-2022 Report Forms & Pre-Participation Physicals

(1) Pre-participation Physical Examination. Upon entering the first and third years of high school, a physical examination signed by a physician, a physician assistant licensed by a State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners, a registered nurse recognized as an advanced practice nurse by the Board of Nurse Examiners or a Doctor of Chiropractic is required. Standardized Pre-Participation Physical Examination Forms, available from the UIL office and authorized by the UIL Medical Advisory Committee, are required.

For the 2021-22 school year: Any participant in athletics or marching band, who was in their first or third year of high school during the 2020-21 school year and did not complete a Pre-Participation Physical Examination (PPE) for the 2020-21 school year, will be required to complete the Medical History Form as noted below, as well as a PPE prior to participation in any UIL practices, games, performances, or matches for the 2021-22 school year.

(5) Medical History Form. Each year prior to any practice or participation a UIL medical history form signed by both student and a parent or guardian is required. A medical history form shall accompany each physical examination and shall be signed by both student and a parent or guardian. EVERYONE NEEDS TO TURN IN THIS FORM, WHETHER THEY ARE REQUIRED TO GET A PHYSICAL OR NOT.

*Forms will be added to the band website when they become available.


SENIOR RECOGNITION BOARD:

IT’S HAPPENING! Scan the QR code in the band hall / answer questions / bring 4x6 picture of yourself to Ella Pusey ASAP! Thanks!


PLEASE RETURN YOUR MARCHING BAND FANNY PACKS

There is a drum case by the board in the band hall to put them in. Thanks!


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 you do not attend school in person, you will need to log in to your band or colorguard classes daily through Zoom. Links in Schoology. Email your director if you need help.


INSTRUMENT RENTAL 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

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.


UP-COMING EVENTS

https://www.beltonmarching100.com/calendar


ON-GOING FUNDRAISERS

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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