THIS WEEK IN BAND BOOSTERS! 9/30/18

Hello War Eagle Band Boosters! Thanks to all the parents who volunteered for our game this past Friday vs Klein Forest. Also thanks to the parents who helped with our First Marching Contest on Saturday in Friendswood. Despite the heavy rains & weather delays, our band/color guard looked & sounded AMAZING!! It truly was BRIGHT & BEAUTIFUL! A big CONGRATS to our students and directors for placing 3rd in 6A class and then 3rd overall at the contest!
Now to get ready for a very busy week ahead & our next Marching Show this coming Saturday!

SPIRIT COMMITTEE SHOWED UP IN FULL FORCE AT FRIENDSWOOD:
Thanks to the parents, families & friends who braved the bad weather & endless rain on Saturday in Friendswood for our 1st marching contest! If there was an award for the LOUDEST/MOST SPIRITED, our ORHS Band & Color Guard supporters would surely win!
As a reminder, please join our Spirit Committee via Remind 101 to get updates on special cheering events & other ways to support our kids!
Text 81010 with @7k43KKa in the message section of the text.

NO FOOTBALL GAME THIS FRIDAY OCT 5TH:
Please note, there will not be a football game this Friday, as it’s a by-week for our football team.
However, there will be marching practice directly following the early release on Friday, so be sure your students are aware & prepared accordingly.

NEXT MARCHING CONTEST THIS SAT OCT 6TH AT WOODFOREST STADIUM:
We will be performing at BOA-Houston marching contest this Saturday, and our performance time is 8am! Which means the students will be having rehearsal at 5:30am. Thank goodness it is a by-week
and NO FOOTBALL GAME on Friday!
Be sure to read Ms. P’s email from earlier today which has the itinerary attached. We will stay a few hours after our performance to watch other bands perform.  at Please be sure to send spending money with your students if they want to purchase BOA shirts, patches, memorabilia, or snacks from concessions etc.  Also, there are volunteer opportunities in Charms to sign up. Please note, there will be 2 shifts for the volunteers on Saturday. First shift will help with preliminary performance. Second shift will meet at the band hall at 5pm to await the prelim awards and finals announcements.
Second shift will need to be ready to go as soon as we hear the results!

STADIUM REHEARSAL AT WOODFOREST ON MON OCT 8TH:
There is no school on Monday 10/08/18 due to Columbus Day, however we will have varsity rehearsal at Woodforest Stadium 9am-12 noon. Be sure your students are well rested & stay hydrated for an awesome rehearsal.

BOOSTER CLUB MEETING NEXT TUES OCT 9TH:
Mark your calendars & please join us Tues 10/09/18 at 7pm in the Band Hall.
We will be discussing lots of important information and upcoming events. Please bring your ideas, suggestions & positive thoughts so together we can keep this awesome booster organization running smoothly & efficiently!

REMINDER-SPIRIT NIGHT THURS OCT 11TH AT CANE’S:
Please mark your calendars & plan to come out to support our band/color guard program on Thurs 10/11/18 from 5pm-9pm at Cane’s Chicken on Rayford Rd. This is a vital part of our fundraising efforts, so please spread the word to your friends/family/co-workers etc. Hope to see you there!

UIL MARCHING CONTEST TUES OCT 23RD:
Please mark your calendars & plan to help out in any way you can on Tues 10/23 as we HOST this UIL event at Woodforest Stadium. There will be sign ups in Charms soon, and we will need ENORMOUS volunteer efforts, from sending water & food donations for volunteers, to signing up to be an aisle monitor, gate monitor, parking lot & warm up area monitor, judges hospitality & runners, concessions and ticket booth sales.
This is ORHS Band/Color Guard’s time to shine, so we need all parents & families to assist to make this a very successful event.

PAVILION UPDATE–ONLY 1 MONTH TO GO:
The concert season is wrapping up soon, and we’d like to say a special thanks to the parent volunteers & white shirt committee who’ve worked very hard to keep this program successful!
There are still shows to sign up for in Charms. Any questions please contact the white shirt committee. orhsbandpavilion@gmail.com

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

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