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Weekend Update 5/14/2023

Dear M100 Family,


Congratulations and thank you to all students in the Jazz Band, Percussion section, Full Orchestra members AND Color Guard for your performances at the concerts last week! Lots of great musical moments happened thanks to your hard work and dedication! Two jam-packed weeks of school left! Here is your weekend update!


NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATES

WELCOME NEW GUARD DIRECTOR MS. MERRITT - I am happy to announce that our new Color Guard director for next year will be Ms. Briana Merritt! You can view here bio and introduction by clicking HERE! She will also be present at tomorrow's guard rehearsal so that she can meet the team.


BAND CAPTAIN/SOCIAL OFFICERS - We will be bringing back the Band Captain, 1st Lieutenant and 2nd Lieutenant officer positions! These students will serve as our "Social Officers" and will assist with selecting spirit weeks and events throughout the following school year! This will be open to students that will be juniors and seniors next school year. If you are interested, complete the instructions below!

  1. Fill out THIS SURVEY

  2. Create a video (60 second maximum) explaining why you would like to be band captain/social officer, event ideas, etc. Be creative! (And appropriate!)

  3. Email this video to kevin.kwaku@bisd.net by Tuesday, May 16th at 11:59pm.


5/15 AND 5/17 SRPING TRIP REHEARSAL - We will be rehearsing for our Spring Trip performance at the Reunion Tower on Monday, May 15 and Wednesday, May 17th from 4:45pm-6:45pm.


5/20-5/22 SPRING TRIP TO DALLAS, TX - This Saturday, May 20, we will depart for Dallas, TX for our Spring Trip! The band hall will open at 7:00am, call time will be 7:30am, and our departure time will be 8:00am. Attire is Sunday Best (button down, slacks, close-toed shoes, below-the-knee-length dresses for women, etc.) Click HERE to access the itinerary for the trip.


Note: There are a few meals that will not be provided on this trip. Everyone attending the trip will receive a per diem provided by the school for these meals, including chaperones. You are free to bring extra spending money if you'd like, but you will NOT need to bring money to cover these meals.


ATTENTION BHS SENIORS GOING ON THE TRIP - Since you will be missing the graduation rehearsal happening on Monday due to the trip, Principal Smith has asked that you attend a make up session in the Commons on Friday, May 19th at 2:45pm during the 2nd half of Tiger Time.


5/16 M100 SPRING FOOTBALL GAME - The M100 will be performing at this year's Spring Football Game! Please view the itinerary below.


Attire: M100 jersey, tennis shoes

5:45pm - Call Time at the Band Hall

6:30pm - Game Begins

8:30pm - Approx. End Time


5/18 SPRING CONCERT - The M100 Spring Concert will be held on Thursday, May 18 at 6:30pm. Please view the schedule below for warm up times and locations.


6:00pm - Symphonic Band Call Time ON STAGE

6:20pm - Wind Symphony Call Time IN THE BAND HALL

6:40pm - Wind Ensemble Call Time IN THE BAND HALL


5/19 DRUMLINE AND COLOR GUARD PARADE - The Drumline and Color Guard will be performing at the "Proud to Be an American Day" Parade this Friday, May 19th. Call time is 7:45am, Drum Line should wear M100 Jersey AND M100 SHORTS, as well as tennis shoes. Color Guard, see Mr. Hudnall for your attire. Pizza will be provided afterward.


5/19 BAND BANQUET - The M100 Band Banquet will be held on Friday, May 19th at 6:30pm in the Expo Center. Hope to see you there!


5/25 BHS GRADUATION - All members of the M100 that are not graduating will perform at the BHS Graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 25th at 1:00pm. We will have full ensemble rehearsals on the following dates before school through Wind Ensemble class on the following dates. Students will be excused from 1st period classes on these days.


Friday, May 19th from 8:15am to 9:40am

Tuesday, May 23rd from 8:15am to 9:40am

Wednesday, May 24th from 8:15am to 9:40am


THURSDAY, MAY 25 GRADUATION ITINERARY

10:45am - Call Time at the Band Hall

11:00am - Depart for Expo Center

11:15am - Arrive at Expo Center/Unload Equipment

11:45am - Music Run-Through

1:00pm - CEREMONY BEGINS

3:00pm - Approximate End Time

3:30pm - Approx. Depart from Expo Center

3:45pm - Approx. Arrival at Band Hall


(New Tech Students will be excused at 9:20am on each of these days)


PREVIOUS INFORMATION AND UPDATES

BDL WEBSITE - Percussion students, click HERE to access the BDL website. Please contact ian.smith@bisd.net if you have any questions.


UPCOMING REHEARSALS/EVENTS

SPRING TRIP

Monday, May 15 - Spring Trip Rehearsal, 4:45pm-6:45pm

Wednesday, May 17 - Spring Trip Rehearsal, 4:45pm-6:45pm

Saturday, May 20-Monday, May 22 - SPRING TRIP TO DALLAS, TX


ALL BAND MEMBERS

Thursday, May 18 - BHS Band Spring Concert


GUARD

Monday, May 15 - Guard Rehearsal, 5:00pm-6:30pm

Tuesday, May 23rd - Belton Guard Showcase, 6:00pm-7:30pm


IMPORTANT FUTURE DATES

May 15-19 - 2023 BHS Jazz Ensemble Auditions (during class periods)

May 16 - BHS Spring Football Game

May 17 - Spring Trip Music Rehearsal

May 18 - BHS Band Spring Concert

May 19, 23, 24 - Morning Graduation Rehearsal

May 19 - M100 Band Banquet

May 19 - "Proud to be an American Day" Parade, (Drumline and Guard only)

May 20-22 - M100 Spring Trip to Dallas, TX May 24 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!

May 25 - BHS Graduation (all Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors will perform) May 29 - State Solo/Ensemble Contest


PREVIOUS INFORMATION AND UPDATES

M100 REMIND - Remind is used to send out pertinent info and updates to M100 families and members. Follow the instructions below to join the 2022-2023 M100 Remind.

  • Join with the Remind app or text this code to 81010 - @m1002223

BELTON M100 YOUTUBE CHANNEL - The Belton M100 has a new YouTube channel showcasing performances from the previous school year and onward. Please check out and subscribe to the channel by clicking HERE.


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