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Weekend Update 5/5/2024

Dear M100 Family,


The end of the year is fast approaching! Although the school year is winding down, we still have quite a few events coming up, including our Spring Concert, Fundamentals Camp, the BHS Spring Football game, the Band Banquet, and the Spring Trip! Also, we will begin preparing for our performance at the Belton HS Graduation ceremony. Here is your weekend update!


UPCOMING DATES

Monday, May 6 - Belton Band Booster Meeting

Tuesday, May 7 - Belton HS Band Spring Concert

Wednesday, May 8 - South Belton Middle School Band Spring Concert

Thursday, May 9-Friday, May 10 - M100 Fundamentals Camp

Monday, May 13 - BISD Board Recognition for State-Qualifying Students

Thursday, May 16 - BHS Spring Football Game

Thursday, May 16 - Belton Middle School Band Spring Concert

Friday, May 17 - M100 Band Banquet, Belton Expo Center

Saturday, May 18-Sunday, May 19 - M100 Spring Trip (San Antonio)


IMPORTANT SEMESTER DATES

Tuesday, May 21 - Graduation Band Rehearsal During 1st Period

Wednesday, May 22 - Graduation Band Rehearsal During 1st Period

Wednesday, May 22 - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

Thursday, May 23 - GRADUATION (Performance for Non-Graduating M100 Members)

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


NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATES

FALL 2024 M100 BAND/PERCUSSION AUDITION RESULTS

Click the following links below to view the results of the Fall 2024 Band Placement Auditions and the BDL Auditions.




WIND ENSEMBLE START TIME

Wind Ensemble will begin at 8:30am on Monday, May 6 and Tuesday, May 7. Class will begin at 8:50am until the end of the semester.


5/6 BELTON BAND BOOSTER MEETING

The next Belton Band Booster meeting will be held at 6:30pm in the band hall.


5/7 BHS BAND SPRING CONCERT

The BHS Band Spring Concert will be on Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30pm in the Belton HS PAC. Invite your friends and family to our final concert of the year!


6:00pm: Percussion Ensemble Call Time ON STAGE

6:00pm: Symphonic Band Call Time IN THE BAND HALL

6:15pm: Wind Symphony Call Time IN THE ORCHESTRA ROOM

6:30pm: Wind Ensemble Call Time IN THE BAND HALL


5/8 SBMS SPRING CONCERT AND 5/16 BMS SPRING CONCERT

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the South Belton MS Band concert has been rescheduled for Wednesday, May 8. (This will mean that our Fundamentals Camp will begin on Thursday, May 9.)  We will need a few volunteers to help out with setup for this concert.


The Belton MS spring concert will be on Thursday, May 16. This will be the same day as our Spring Football game, so we would like to ask members of the FRONT ENSEMBLE to help with BMS on this day. Please click the following link to volunteer for either the SBMS concert on Wednesday or the BMS concert next Thursday.


Students should arrive at the band hall at 5:30pm in your M100 T-SHIRT on the day of each concert and stay until the concert concludes.



5/9-5/10 M100 FUNDAMENTALS CAMP

The 2024 M100 Fundamentals camp will be held onThursday, May 9 and Friday, May 10 from 5:00pm-7:30pm. FUNDAMENTALS CAMP WILL NOT BEGIN ON WEDNESDAY. This event is required for all returning M100 students and incoming freshmen. We will go over our marching fundamentals in addition to beginning our work on the music for our 2024 production, “Uncharted”!


Remember to bring water and wear appropriate attire for marching! (Athletic shorts, tennis shoes, etc.)


5/13 BISD BOARD MEETING RECOGNITIONS FOR STATE QUALIFIERS

At the beginning of the next BISD Board meeting on Monday, May 13, students that qualified for state events will be recognized. This will include the band students that qualified for State Solo and Ensemble, as well as the entire Winter Guard team for qualifying for the State TCGC Competition.


DETAILS:

Pittenger Fine Arts Center (400 N. Wall Street, Belton)

Monday, May 13

Arrive at 5:50 p.m. (meeting starts promptly at 6:15 p.m.) 

Student Showcase – please be set up by 5:40 p.m.

Students/staff are asked to remain seated as a group after their recognition while other groups are still being recognized. Everyone can exit together at the end of the recognitions before the meeting continues.


INVITED STUDENTS:


Berry, Alantis

Blattner, Rylee

Bourland, Jadyn

Bovell, Hope

Bower, Liam

Dieter, Noelle

Diskin, Austyn

Farmer, Ashley

Finch, Scarlett

Floyd, Logan

Franklin, Colby

Fuller, Abigail

Garcia, Javier

Goebel, Zander

Gonzalez, Noah

Henderson, Thaddeus

Huscanga, Jennifer

Hutchinson, Chloe

Jones, Jhaneice

Joseph, Jeremiah

Kahler, Ezra

Kahler, Judah

Lanham, Brennan

McCaleb, Mackenzie

Moon, Karli

Neiser, Nathaniel

Nickerson, Alyssa

Orsag, Aiden

Pera, Jussi

Reynolds, Ariana

Rosario, Blanche

Salinas, Milagros

Seavey, Elijah

Sims, Alijah

Smith, Tatiana

Torres Agosto, Liandimar

Trahan, Hadlie

True, Lillie

Tyler, Adrianna

Vahrenkamp, Alyssa

5/15 AND 5/17 DRUMLINE EVENTS

The Drumline will be performing at the following events. Please view the following itineraries.


Wednesday, May 15-Hubbard Branch Opening

 

8 AM-Drumline reports to band hall

815-Load busses with equipment

845-Perform while students enter the new school

915-Load busses and go back to BHS

10AM-Arrive at BHS and report to 5th period

 

Friday, May 17-Proud to be an American Parade

 

715 AM-Drumline reports to band hall

730-Load busses with equipment

8 AM-Ceremony begins

10AM-Approximate end of the ceremony

1015-Load bus and go to the administration building

11AM-Perform for Admin (downtown Belton)

1130-Approximate return to BHS for pizza lunch


5/16 SPRING FOOTBALL GAME

The M100 will be performing at this year's Spring Football Game on Thursday, May 16! Front Ensemble members will not attend the spring game, but are strongly encouraged to help with the Belton MS Spring Concert. Please view the itinerary below.


Attire: M100 jersey, tennis shoes

6:15pm - Call Time at the Band Hall

7:00pm - Game Begins

9:00pm - Approx. End Time


5/23 BHS GRADUATION - All members of the M100 that are not graduating will perform at the BHS Graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 23 at 1:00pm. All students will meet during Wind Ensemble class on the following dates. Students that are not in Wind Ensemble will be excused from 1st period on these days. (We will not begin rehearsal before school like we have done in the past.)


Tuesday, May 21 from 8:50am to 9:40am

Wednesday, May 22 from 8:50am to 9:40am


THURSDAY, MAY 23 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


If you have a family member graduating from BISD on this day, you may be excused from performing at graduation. Please email kevin.kwaku@bisd.net if this applies to you.


PREVIOUS INFORMATION AND UPDATES

2024 M100 BANQUET SIGN-UP

The 2024 Band Banquet will be held on Friday, May 17 at the Expo Center at 6:30pm.


The banquet will have an “80s” Theme in the spirit of our marching show this year, so attire will be semi-formal, or you can go full out 80s! (As long as it is school appropriate 🙂)



SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER LISTS

Below are the section lists for the Silent Auction fundraiser that will take place at the 

Spring Concert and Band Banquet.


Trumpets - Game night basket

Sax/bass clarinets - Dad basket - (Breanna Howeth and Rebecca McGowan)

Tubas/baritones- Sweets galore basket (Tracie Rayburn/Tanya Larson)

Trombones/French horns - Pet basket

Flutes/Clarinets - Mom basket (LIz Adams)

Percussion - Summer blast basket

Guard-movie night basket - (Kristi Blattner)


Please reach out to Liz at boostercalendar@gmail.com if you have any questions! IF YOU HAVE NOT TURNED IN YOUR BASKET, PLEASE TURN IT IN AT THE BOOSTER MEETING TOMORROW!


T-SHIRT SIZE SURVEY FOR RETURNING M100 MEMBERS

If you are returning to the M100 next year (including color guard), please complete the following shirt size survey ASAP!



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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