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Weekend Update 8/13/2023

Dear M100 Family,


Congratulations to everyone on a successful marching season! We have accomplished a lot over the past few weeks and have established a standard in our rehearsals that is the highest it has been in years. I can’t wait to keep working on our 2023 production! Looking forward to the first day of school and the first marching rehearsals of the school year! Here is your weekend update!


NEW INFORMATION AND UPDATES

8/14 DRUMLINE PERFORMANCE AT CONVOCATION

The M100 Drumline will be performing at Belton ISD’s Convocation on Monday, August 14.


Attire: M100 Jersey, black M100 shorts, tennis shoes (Remember to do laundry after the Parent Preview on Thursday!)

7:30am - Call Time

9:00am - Convocation Begins

10:00am - Convocation Ends

“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. Directors will check for blue books in class on Thursday, August 17th.


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. Please enjoy and celebrate the hard work you put in during Summer Band!


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.


4pm-5pm - Seniors and Juniors

5pm-6pm - Sophomores and Freshmen


8/17-8/18 M100 AFTER SCHOOL REHEARSALS

On Thursday and Friday of the first week of school, we will have after school rehearsal on our practice field from 5pm-8pm. Please plan accordingly so that we can start off our school year rehearsals strong! ALL M100 REHEARSALS AND PERFORMANCES ARE A GRADE! UNEXCUSED TARDIES/ABSENCES FROM REHEARSALS WILL LEAD TO A LOWER GRADE AND MAY LEAD TO REMOVAL FROM THE MARCHING SHOW!


8/24 AWAY FOOTBALL GAME @ HENDRICKSON HS

Our first football game of the season will be an away game against Hendrickson HS at the Pfield. You can view the itinerary for the game by clicking HERE, or by checking the “Itineraries” tab on the front page of the band website!

VOLUNTEER LINKS

Parents and guardians, please click on the following links to access the sign-ups for volunteering throughout the season! The M100 would not be the organization that it is without the support of the parents and boosters, and volunteering your time is one of the best ways to keep the M100 going strong!




PREVIOUS 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.

PHYSICALS ARE DUE FOR 2023 SEASON

If you have not turned in your physical for the 23-24 school year, please do so ASAP!


Freshmen and Juniors: Physical Evaluation and Medical History Form Required


Sophomores and Seniors: Medical History form Required ONLY



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)

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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