Weekend Update 5-16-21
Dear M100 Family,
What an outstanding concert Friday night! All bands and student ensembles did a fantastic job and the closing festivities were fun for all! Students - PLEASE RETURN YOUR CONCERT UNIFORM TO THE BAND HALL ON MONDAY! (we will take them to the cleaners on Wednesday) We are quickly approaching the end of the year and still have a few major events to come - Leadership try-outs, Spring Football Game on the 27th and Awards Ceremony on the 28th , June Camp (6/1-6/4)(more info. In this update).
STILL NEED TO RSVP FOR THE AWARDS CEREMONY ON THE 28TH????
GO TO THIS LINK - DEADLINE MAY 26TH:
Seniors, fill out the Google form for the awards ceremony. The link to the form was sent out through charms and BHS students should have received a Schoology message with the link. If not here is the link https://forms.gle/ansf4R1c8vmzkCdY7 . This form was due Friday, May 7th.
Wondering about the Fall 2021 Marching Show Reveal???? Come to the Awards Ceremony on May 28th! Here’s a teaser video to give you some idea (or maybe not! :-)
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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:
REMIND CODES FOR 2020-2021 PLEASE JOIN!
To join a class, text the code to 81010
All Students: @20202021m1
Reminder - come to rehearsal Monday, 5/17 dressed in your formal concert attire, ready to record in the PAC during class. Thank you!
All Other Band Members - PLEASE RETURN YOUR CONCERT WEAR MONDAY, MAY 17TH. Hang it on your band’s rack. Thank you!
THIS WEEK - PLEASE READ!
Monday, May 17 - SBMS Concert - 7pm in the BHS PAC. State Solo & Ensemble students recognized at BISD Board Meeting. Meet at Pittenger Center (400 N Wall St, Belton, TX) at 5:50pm. Parents welcome. Dress nicely please.
Tuesday, May 18 - M100 Section Leader auditions / Color Guard rehearsal 5-7pm.
Wednesday, May 19 - M100 Section Leader auditions
Thursday, May 20 - M100 Drum Major auditions
Friday, May 14 - BMS Concert - 7pm in the BHS PAC
Spring Football Game at Tiger Stadium - Thursday, May 27
BHS football will have a Spring game at Tiger Stadium on Thursday, May 27th starting at 7:00pm. They will play for 3 quarters, take a quick halftime, then play 2 more. Our band will sit in the stands and play some tunes to add some spirit to the game! This is on a voluntary basis but other spirit groups will be in attendance so we’d love a good showing too and it’s a great way to support to our Varsity Football team and start gearing up for the Fall season! Mr. Kwaku will have more information to come! Let’s Go Tigers!!!
JUNE 1-4 FUNDAMENTALS CAMP! 5-7pm
For all current and incoming members! Review marching fundamentals, playing, check out marching instruments, and parent meeting on the 4th at 7pm. Get geared up for Fall 2021!!!!!
The audition upload window is over, however, if you missed it due to something out of your control, contact a band director immediately so we can help you. Music for auditions for next school year’s concert bands was updated to the band website on Thursday, April 1st. You can find the music and audition information here:
Future Leadership Meetings / Audition Dates Updated to Band Calendar.
Please see the band calendar for upcoming dates for M100 Leadership Information sessions and Auditions (Drum Major and Section Leader).
T-Shirt sizes needed for all students who will be in the M100 for the 2021-2022 school year:
Please fill out this super quick questionnaire!
State Solo & Ensemble Process / Deadlines
Video submissions due May 21st!
Information from the UIL Music website. (Students not responsible for entry fees UNLESS they pull out of the contest for a reason within their control - ie...they didn’t prepare and don’t want to go at the last minute for example). https://www.uiltexas.org/music/tssec
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
April 20 - May 20 - Check out the band calendar for M100 Leadership meetings/auditions for Section Leader and Drum Major!
Thursday, May 27 - Spring Football Game at Tiger Field! 7pm.
Friday, May 28 - BHS Bands Awards Ceremony -Schoepf’s Restaurant - 7pm. No admission fee.
June 1-4 - M100 New and Returning Member Fundamentals Camp - BHS 5-7pm daily
July 2 - 9am-noon - Belton 4th of July Parade Rehearsal
(for all who are in town and wish to attend)
July 3 - Belton 4th of July Parade. Itinerary to be announced
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
Physical form now on the band website - home page. Look for the red button. Also HERE
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. You can turn them in to Mrs. Gill upon completion - early is good! 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:
Scan the QR code in the band hall / answer questions / bring a 4x6 picture of yourself and give it to Ella Pusey or Mrs. Gill 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 email@example.com 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.