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Weekend Update 5-2-21

Dear M100 Family,

Well, it’s May and we are about to embark on a seriously busy month for all! This month brings workshops, auditions, concerts, awards ceremony, show reveal, graduation and more! It will be over before we know it so strap in - here we go!


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 . We need all seniors to complete the form by this Friday, May 7th.


REMINDER: Friday, May 28 - BHS Bands Awards Ceremony & Fall Show Reveal -Schoepf’s Restaurant (outdoors) - 7pm. No admission fee.

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


THIS WEEK - PLEASE READ!

Monday, May 3 - Leadership applications due - https://www.beltonmarching100.com/fall-2021-leadership-informat

Monday, May 3 - Sun. May 9 - Band Audition video submission window

Monday, May 3 - Concert Band Rehearsal 4:45pm-5:45pm - Band Hall

Tuesday, May 4 - Drum Major Candidate Meeting/Workshop - 4:45pm-6:45pm - Band Hall

Tuesday, May 4 - Colorguard rehearsal - 5pm-7pm

Wednesday, May 5 - BHS Orchestra Concert - 7pm in the PAC (not mandatory)

Sunday, May 9 - Mother’s Day :-)


Final Concerts of the Year:

THESE CONCERTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. MASKS REQUIRED IN AUDIENCE.

Monday, May 10 - 6:30pm - BHS/SBMS/BMS Jazz-O-Rama in the BHS PAC. A night of Jazz - come and enjoy!

Friday, May 14 - 6:30pm. Featuring the BHS Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band , Concert Band, and various advanced student ensembles - BHS PAC (student call times to be announced).

Monday, May 17 - SBMS Spring Concert - 6:30pm - BHS PAC

Friday, May 21 - BMS Spring Concert - 7:00pm - BHS PAC


Audition Music on our Band Website

Music for auditions for next school year’s concert bands was updated to the band website on Thursday, April 1st. You can find information here:

https://www.beltonmarching100.com/audition-music-for-2021-band-placem


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).

https://www.beltonmarching100.com/calendar


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!

https://forms.gle/iaosp81gkth4xWZv5


State Solo & Ensemble Process / Deadlines

Video submissions due May 15th!

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


Concert Wear for all Band Students

WE WILL WEAR CONCERT UNIFORMS FOR OUR MAY 14TH CONCERT.

PLEASE remember to always wear the following with the tuxedo: long, black (no other colors) socks, black dress shoes (not tennis shoes)(marching shoes will work as long as they are in good condition and clean/polished), and a white, collared, button-down shirt under the jacket. The jacket and tux pants and bow tie are provided by the school.

For those wearing the concert dress - you must provide appropriate shoes - closed toe, black dress shoes. We recommend flats for safety. Also - please do not wear any undergarments that will show - the neck is a bit of a scoop neck - no sports bras please. Hair accessories should be black in color and modest. Jewelry is allowed but please - nothing large and distracting and avoid multiple rings/bracelets which may impede performance.

Concert uniforms are to stay at school. Thank you!

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


April 20 - May 20 - Check out the band calendar for M100 Leadership meetings/auditions for Section Leader and Drum Major!

Mon., 5/10 - Jazz-O-Rama - BMS/SBMS/BHS Jazz Concert at BHS - 6:30pm

Fri., 5/14 - BHS Bands Spring Concert - 6:30pm

Friday, May 14 - Concert Band recording (will use recording from this concert to submit for contest)

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 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 shannon.gill@bisd.net and I can reset the password back to your child’s school ID.


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

  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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