Weekend Update 8-8-21
Dear M100 Family,
Another Fantastic week of summer band! The students and staff are working hard and making great progress! We will be thrilled to show you what we’ve accomplished on Friday at the Parent Preview (6:30pm - Tiger Field). Thanks to all students and staff for a terrific performance at the “Best in TX. Showcase” on Thursday for the teachers! Lots of compliments!
Thank you to the tireless work our parent volunteers are doing with uniforms and props!
FORMS FOR BAND
NEW FORM - just received the 2021 BISD Drug Consent Form this past Friday. All parents and students must sign this form. DUE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2021. Here is the form:
(also located on our website: https://www.beltonmarching100.com/blank-page-1)
Please bring all Forms necessary for Summer Band ASAP if you haven’t already done so. Forms located here: https://www.beltonmarching100.com/blank-page-1
AUGUST BAND BOOSTER MEETING - ALL ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND - GET INVOLVED!
Date: Monday, Aug. 9, 2021
Time: 7pm - General Meeting (6pm - Executive Board)
Place: BHS Commons (cafeteria)
All parents and guardians are encouraged to attend the first booster club meeting of the year! The agenda will include: football season events, the yearly budget and fundraising plan, and chaperone information and training. PLEASE ATTEND! WE NEED MORE VOLUNTEERS TO MAKE THIS MACHINE RUN SMOOTHLY AND GUARANTEE AN EXCEPTIONAL EXPERIENCE FOR YOUR CHILD! We especially need more help in the near future with PROP PREPARATIONS! IT’S FUN AND MORE HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK - THANK YOU AHEAD OF TIME!
BHS BAND LETTER JACKETS
SSR - the Letter Jacket company we are using - will be coming by the band hall tomorrow to pick up completed forms. The representative will bring order forms (they were left out of some of the packets accidentally) and will make arrangements to come back to pick up those completed forms later in the week. SO - if you need an order form, see Mrs. Gill at some point tomorrow. Please return them by Friday, Aug. 13th. Thanks!
M100 BAND JERSEYS
Students who ordered the band jersey at or before Everything Day will receive them during indoor rehearsals this week. If you need to purchase one ($35), email email@example.com. We have lots in stock.
SAT/ACT TESTING - PLEASE DO NOT SCHEDULE TESTS ON CONTEST DAYS
Please see this chart for Band Approved SAT/ACT testing dates:
THIS COMING WEEK: AUGUST 9-13
“GIGS” THIS WEEK (Performances)
Friday - Convocation - AM (itinerary below) M100 Jersey, Black Shorts, Tennis Shoes
Friday - Parent Preview - PM (itinerary below) M100 Jersey, Black Shorts, Tennis Shoes
Saturday - Meet the Tigers - PM (itinerary below) Red M100 T-Shirt, Black Shorts, Tennis Shoes
August 9, 10, and 12 – Full Summer Band (Aug. 11 Below)
Instruments, WATER, sunscreen, hats, tennis shoes, light colored clothing, music, flip folders, lyres (if applicable) needed.
8:00am – 11:30am, Marching/Movement Fundamentals Outside
11:30am – 12:45pm, BREAK
12:45pm – 4:00pm, Inside Rehearsals
4:00pm – 5:00pm, BREAK
5:00pm – 8:00pm, Full Ensemble Rehearsal Outside
**** Schedule Change - August 11****
Do Not report to the band hall until 12:45pm - directors in professional development off campus this morning. Band Hall locked until 12:30pm.
12:45pm – 4:00pm, Inside Rehearsals
4pm-5pm - Break
5pm - 8pm - Full Ensemble Rehearsal Outside
August 13– CONVOCATION AT BHS / Parent Preview Performance
Instruments, WATER, sunscreen, hats, tennis shoes, M100 Jersey, music, flip folders, lyres (if applicable) needed. Colorguard - ask Mr H. for your uniform requirements for this day.
9:00am – 11:00am - Convocation- inside. Report to Band Hall at 9am. Front Ensemble members need not attend Convocation unless you wish to play a cymbal part. Consult with Mr. Smith.
UNIFORM - M100 JERSEY, BLACK SHORTS, TENNIS SHOES
5:00pm - Pre-Performance rehearsal in Tiger Stadium. M100 Jersey, black shorts, tennis shoes.
6:30pm - Parent Preview Performance in Tiger Stadium.
Finished at approximately 7:30pm then you’ll move to the parking lot practice field for a surprise! Ask parents to pick you up at around 8-8:30pm (and bring a towel! ;-) in the parking lot practice field between Sparta and BMs.
August 14 - Meet the Tigers
Uniform - Red M100 T-shirts, Black Shorts, Tennis Shoes.
You’ll Need - Instrument, Music, Water.
6pm - Report to the Band Hall.
7pm - Event starts (pep rally type event in Tiger Stadium introducing all Sports / Band /Cheer / Belles, etc.)
8pm - Approximate end time. Parents can pick up at the stadium or at the band hall.
8pm - approximate end time. You can be picked up from Tiger stadium OR Band Hall if you need to return your instrument.
M100 REMIND CODES FOR 2021-2022!
To join a class, text the code to 81010
All Students & Parents: @m1002021 ( 2021-2022 M100)
Leadership: @m100lead ( 2021-2022 Leadership)
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
July 28-Aug.13 - M100 Summer Band Camp (Physicals due for these students)
Aug. 16 - M100 Picture Day - Individual pictures in BHS Gym - in uniform. Timeframe 9am-11am. More details to come.
Aug. 18 - 1st day of School
See calendar for after school rehearsals, games, and contests: https://www.beltonmarching100.com/calendar
PRE-PARTICIPATION PHYSICALS FOR MARCHING BAND
Physical form on band website home page: beltonmarching100.com
INFORMATION FROM UIL REGARDING PHYSICALS FOR THOSE IN BAND FOR THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR.
Form(s) due on dates listed above - Summer Save the 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and I can reset the password back to your child’s school ID.
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.