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Weekend Update 7/30/2023

7/30 Weekend Update


Dear M100 Family,


Great work from everyone in the first week of Summer Band! The schedule for the next two weeks will look different from day to day due to the professional development schedule for teachers. Details can be found below. Here is your weekend update!

NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATES

MISSED EVERYTHING DAY?

If you were not able to attend Everything Day this past Saturday, please email boostercalendar@gmail.com to get set up with completing forms and orders.


SUMMER BAND SCHEDULE WEEKS 2 AND 3

Below you will find the details of the next two weeks of summer band.


*The dates with asterisks will have NO REHEARSAL between 11:30am and 5:30pm. Students will be released at 11:30am and return for evening rehearsals at 5:30pm.

**FRONT ENSEMBLE PERCUSSION STUDENTS WILL NOT ATTEND THE 8:30AM REHEARSAL TOMORROW OR THE M100 SHOWCASE ON TUESDAY. FRONT ENSEMBLE WILL REPORT TO REHEARSAL AT 1:00PM ON BOTH DAYS.


SUMMER BAND WEEK 2

Monday, July 31, 8:30am-5:00pm

  • 8:30am-11:30am, Music Rehearsal in Band Hall (Guard will rehearse outside)

  • 1:00pm-5:00pm - Sectionals

FINE ARTS SHOWCASE - Tuesday, August 1, 8:30am-8:30am

  • 8:30am - call time BAND HALL

  • 9:30am - Showcase begins

  • 10:00am - Showcase Ends - students released until sectionals

  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm sectionals

  • 4:00pm - Dinner

  • 5:30pm-8:30pm evening rehearsal

    • UDB Overview

    • How to read a marching field

Wednesday, August 2, 8:30am-5:00pm

  • 8:30am-11:30am - Outside at Practice Field

  • 11:30am-1:00pm - Lunch

  • 1:00pm-5:00pm - Sectionals

*Thursday, August 3, 8:30am-11:30am, 5:30pm-8:30pm

  • 8:30am-11:30am - Outside at Practice Field

  • 5:30pm-7:00pm - Music Rehearsal Inside

  • 7:00pm-8:30pm - Outside at Practice Field

*Friday, August 4, 8:30am-11:30am, 5:30pm-8:30pm

  • 8:30am-11:30am - Outside at Practice Field

  • 5:30pm-7:00pm - Music Rehearsal Inside

  • 7:00pm-8:30pm - Outside at Practice Field

SUMMER BAND WEEK 3

*Monday, August 7, 8:30am-11:30am, 5:30pm-8:30pm

  • 8:30am-11:30am - Outside at Practice Field

  • 5:30pm-7:00pm - Music Rehearsal Inside

  • 7:00pm-8:30pm - Outside at Practice Field

*Tuesday, August 8, 8:30am-11:30am, 5:30pm-8:30pm

  • 8:30am-11:30am - Outside at Practice Field

  • 5:30pm-7:00pm - Music Rehearsal Inside

  • 7:00pm-8:30pm - Outside at Practice Field

Wednesday, August 9, 2:00pm-8:30pm

  • 2:00pm-5:00pm - Sectionals

  • 5:00pm-6:30pm - Dinner

  • 6:30pm-8:30pm - Outside at Practice Field

Thursday, August 10, 10:00am-11:30am

  • 10:00am-12:00pm - Outside at Practice Field

Thursday, August 10, M100 PARENT PREVIEW PERFORMANCE

  • 6:30pm Call time

  • 7:00pm Performance

  • 7:30pm Fire truck fun!

Friday, August 11, 8:30am-11:30am

  • 8:30am-11:30am - Outside at Practice Field

Saturday, August 12, 6:30pm-7:30pm

  • 6:30pm Call time

  • 7:00pm Performance

  • 7:30pm Approx. Dismissal

FLAMINGO FUNDRAISER BEGINS THIS WEEK!

The M100 Flamingo Fundraiser begins tomorrow, July 31! Students and parent drivers that will be participating will meet in the band hall after the rehearsals that end at 5pm, and in between the breaks during the day on Thursday and Friday after 11:30pm. Click the link below to access the fundraiser information. It’s not too late to donate or submit an address to flock!



8/7-8/11 SUMMER BAND SPRIT WEEK

Next week is M100 Spirit Week! Come to rehearsal dressed up in the following themes!


Monday: Super Hero Day

*Tuesday: "Dress as a Director Day"

Wednesday: Section Day (dress up with your section)

Thursday: Beach Day

Friday: Wacky Wear Day (always be school appropriate!!!)


8/1 FINE ARTS SHOWCASE

The M100 will be performing at the Fine Arts showcase for Belton HS teachers on Tuesday, August 1st. Students will report to the band hall for rehearsal at 8:30am. The performance will last from 9:30am-10:00am. Attire will be the RED M00 T-SHIRT AND BLACK SHORTS.


8/1 PHYSICALS DUE FOR 2023 SEASON

Physicals are due Tuesday, August 1st in order to participate. This is required for ALL UIL physical activites. (Yes, band is a sport!) If you have not set up an appointment, you may want to do so soon in order to make the deadline.


Freshmen and Juniors: Physical Evaluation and Medical History Form Required


Sophomores and Seniors: Medical History form Required ONLY



8/10 M100 PARENT PREVIEW

The M100 Parent Preview performance will occur on Thursday, August 10 at Tiger Stadium!. We will showcase what the students have learned over the course of summer band, and hold our first performance of our 2023 marching production, “Thunderbolt and Lightning!” Below are the event details.


Attire: M100 Jersey, black shorts, tennis shoes

6:30pm - Call time for students

7:00pm - Performance

7:30pm - Fire Truck Fun! (Practice Field)

8/12 “MEET THE TIGERS”

Belton HS Athletics will be holding their “Meet the Tigers” pep rally on Saturday, August 12. Below are the event details.

Attire: Red M100 t-shirt, black shorts, tennis shoes

6:30pm - Call time for students

7:00pm - Performance

7:30pm - Approx. Dismissal

8/14 M100 AT SUMMER FUN

The M100 will have a “Summer Fun” event on Monday, August 14! This will provide the students with an opportunity to celebrate the end of summer band! The event will last from 6pm-9pm. Students and families will not be charged for the event. More info to come later!


Summer Fun address: 1410 Waco Rd, Belton, TX 76513


8/15 M100 INDIVIDUAL PICTURE DAY

M100 students will take individual pictures in the traditional uniform on Tuesday, August 15th in the band hall from 4pm-6pm. More info to come later!

PREVIOUS INFORMATION AND UPDATES

PART 1 MUSIC AND PART ASSIGNMENTS

Click HERE to access the google folder with the part assignments and PDFs of the show music. Our show music will need to be memorized, so please begin working on this music ASAP if you have not already! ALL BRASS AND WOODWINDS WILL BE EVALUATED ON MEASURE 33-52 (LETTER C-D) OF PART 1 ON FRIDAY, JULY 28.

WOODWINDS AND MARIMBA 1 AND 2: There is an edit for the music between Letter L and Letter M of the music. Please ignore what is written in the original part and learn the music in the “Woodwind/Marimba Edit” folder.

M100 AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

The M100 calendar has been updated with all of the rehearsals for the upcoming school year. You can access the calendar on beltonmarching100.com/calendar. Here are a few things to keep in mind regarding these rehearsals.

  • Any anticipated conflicts need to be communicated to a director ASAP! If you know of any conflicts, please email kevin.kwaku@bisd.net.

  • There are various construction projects occurring between the band hall and our practice field. More effort will be needed to arrive at the practice field on time for rehearsals.

  • Throughout the season, we will be hosting guest clinicians to assist in elevating the quality of our program. These individuals have experienced a great deal of success in the marching activity. In order to make the most of these opportunities, we MUST have quality attendance at these rehearsals. Please avoid conflicts with the following dates.

  • Monday, August 21, 5:00pm-7:30pm with Bob Chreste (Bluecoats, Cedar Park HS)

  • Monday, September 18, 5:00pm-8:00pm with Brittany Dacy (Westwood HS)

  • Thursday, October 5, 5:00pm-7:30pm with Bob Chreste

  • Wednesday, October 18, 5:00pm-7:00pm with Manny Maldonado (Cedar Park HS, CTJ HS, Belton HS Program Coordinator)

“BLUE BOOK” NEEDED FOR ALL WIND/PERCUSSION STUDENTS

All wind and percussion students will need to have a “Foundations for Super Performance” book, also known as the “blue book” for their respective instrument next school year. We will use this book for our fundamentals in addition to our “Belton High School Fundamentals” packet.


JAZZ BAND ALL-REGION MUSIC

Students in Jazz Band - Make sure you are practicing your jazz All-Region audition music! The auditions will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at Temple HS. Click HERE to access the google folder with the music and improv tracks.

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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