Hello ORHS Band Boosters! We MUST give a HUGE CONGRATS to our band & color guard students who placed 2nd overall at UIL Area Marching Contest this past Saturday in Galena Park! Now they are HEADED TO STATE!! We are SO PROUD of each of you!! And CONGRATS to our amazing directors for getting our students to this high level of success! We truly appreciate the time and commitment you each have given to make our marching show BRIGHT & BEAUTIFUL this year! AND an enormous thank you to all of the volunteers who pushed props, helped with pit crew, passed out waters and helped served the meals for our amazing students! You are all appreciated more than we can say! We do have another EXTREMELY BUSY WEEK this week with BOA Marching Contest on Saturday & State UIL Competition coming up next week. SO please read this email, and Ms. P’s This Week in Band email that is posted in Charms. We need ALL PARENTS to stay in the KNOW on how to continue to ASSIST our great program!

SPIRIT CREW WAS BRIGHT & LOUD AT UIL THIS PAST SATURDAY: Thanks to the parents & family who came out in support of our kids this weekend! It was a great send off to Galena Park in the morning, then to see & hear all of the cheering in the stands really helped boost our kids’ performances. AND–to top it off, seeing the welcome when we arrived back at ORHS was amazing!! The kids on the buses were so surprised and so appreciative of the support & they could feel the love!

TRUNK OR TREAT/ALL THINGS “FRIGHT & BOO-TIFUL” WED OCT 31: Please sign up in Charms and bring Halloween candy & your decorated vehicles for our trunk or treat event at Woodforest Stadium directly following the band rehearsal on Wed Oct 31. It will be a fun evening and the kids will vote for the best costume/best decorated trunk! This is also the day to bring snacks for BOA San Antonio. The assigned collectors will meet you at Woodforest that evening.

BOA GOODIE BAGS FOR THIS COMING WEEKEND: Please check in Charms for your volunteer opportunities to help with snacks by sections. There is a section coordinator who is responsible for gathering these goodies & making the snack bags for each student to have for the trip to San Antonio on Sat Nov 3. Bring your snacks to Woodforest Stadium after the rehearsal on Wed Oct 31.

SENIOR PARENT NIGHT FRI NOV 9TH: Parents of seniors will need to plan on being at the last home game of the football season on Fri Nov 9th, where you will be introduced with your senior before the game. More details will be sent out via email so be on the lookout for the information. We wanted to give you a heads up so you can plan to be there! We also suggest that you bring lots of tissues! It will be a very special evening and a wonderful celebration of your student’s accomplishments over the past 4 years!

NEXT FLAGS WITH PRIDE HOLIDAY IS VETERANS DAY: Our next flag fundraiser, Veterans Day Nov 11th. Sign ups are in Charms now, so please help with this important commitment to our community! Placement of flags will be a little different for this holiday because it must coordinate with our upcoming contest schedule while still being able to work around Thanksgiving break. Flag placement: Flag storage will be open Thurs Nov 8th 3pm-5pm AND Sat Nov 10th 8am-10am. All routes to be placed no later than Saturday Nov 10th. Flag return: Flag storage will be open Thurs Nov 15th 3pm-5pm AND Sat Nov 17th 8am-10am. We are still needing parents to assist with our Flags with Pride Committee! Any questions? Please contact our Flag Committee.

NEXT SPIRIT NIGHT IS THURS NOV 15TH AT MOD PIZZA: Please mark your calendars now & plan to come out in support of our program! We will have our spirit night at Mod Pizza in Portofino Shopping Center. Please share with all of your friends, family, co-workers, neighbors, etc. Be sure to say you are supporting Oak Ridge Band Boosters so we can get credit for your purchase(s) on Thurs 11/15/18 all day!

Thank you for your continued support of our BRIGHT students and this BEAUTIFUL booster club! GO WAR EAGLE BAND! Tammy Comeaux ORHS Band Booster President

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