Week of: Jul 29 – Aug 02

Weekly Announcements 7/29-8/2 2019

Upcoming band student activities and camps – All start in the SME Band Room

  • Monday July 29- Friday Aug 2, 8am-11:30, 1:00-4pm, Marching Band camp
    • Boosters providing lunch for campers Monday 7/29
    • Transportation permission forms must be completed before students can ride with other drivers to lunch Tuesday-Friday
  • Aug 2, 5:30pm: Band Camp Exhibition & Celebration (SME Football Field)

Water Bottle Donations

  • We ask that each family donate one or more 25-40 bottle case per student. This helps keep the band hydrated at festivals, parades, contests, outdoor events, and more.
  • Donations can be dropped off in the band room before or after any band activity

Band Registration, Uniform Fitting and Fee Payment

  • Tuesday July 30, 6-9pm: Sophomores-Seniors
  • Wednesday July 31, 6-9pm: Freshmen & New Members
  • This is a great volunteer opportunity to help out the band and meet new people! Please contact smebandboosters@gmail.com if you’d like to help out
  • Thanks to everyone who has already paid their fees. The fee payment table will be set up Tuesday and Wednesday at registration/uniform fitting nights. Please email smebandboosters@gmail.com with any questions.

Band Camp Exhibition Performance and Celebration Friday 8/2, 5:30-7pm, SME Football Field & West Parking Lot

  • Band performs ~ 6pm
  • Come see the Marching Lancers perform all the music and choreography we learned during the week
  • Light refreshments and reception provided by Band Boosters
  • The event will be moved to the SME Main Gym in the event of inclement weather

Band Car Wash, August 17, 9am-1pm, SME Parking Lot

  • A top-3 fundraiser for the SME Band
  • Many volunteers needed! Power washers, ticket/money takers, assisting with towels, washing/drying, and more
  • Volunteer sign-up for parents will be sent out this week
  • Any parents who took home towel bins last year, please return them by 8am the morning of the car wash
  • All students are expected to sell $10 tickets/$100 — turn in money or unsold tickets by Friday 8/16.

Pep Band Performance at New Teacher Academy Monday, August 5

  • Meet at the Center for Academic Achievement (8200 W 71st St) by 8am.
  • Equipment Truck will be available for large instruments
  • Help welcome the new SMSD teachers and perform for the district administration!
  • Performance is not mandatory, but all are encouraged to attend.

Band App

  • New for 2019 — join the “Band” app to stay in touch with announcements, reminders and more, straight to your mobile platform.
  • Invite link: https://band.us/n/aeaf1f08F5Zb2

Band Parent Information Form

Week of: Jul 22 – Jul 26

Week of: Jul 22 – Jul 26

Weekly Announcements 7/22-7/26 2019

All Band (Student & Parent) Meeting Monday 7/22, 6:30pm, SME Auditorium

  • Meet your fellow band parents and students
  • Summer update and new information for 2019
  • Helpful information for band camp, upcoming
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