Band Update 4/16/17

16 Apr

I hope everyone enjoyed the mini-break!!!  Hang in there, there is a light at the end of the tourist tunnel!!! Summer will be here before we know it, but until then, here’s what we have going on…

Monday, April 17th– NO SCHOOL

 Tuesday, April 18th

Wind Ensemble Rehearsal 2:30pm-4:30pm

Flag and Dance Rehearsal 6pm-8pm

Thursday, April 20th

Leadership Meeting 2:30pm-4:30pm

General Membership Booster Meeting 7pm- We will be voting on the board for next school year, please plan to attend this important meeting!

More important band dates and information:

Wednesday, April 26th– MPA State Concert Band @ Broward College

Monday, May 1stSecond San Antonio payment due. $200. NOTE: Please be patient!!!  All payments will be processed as soon as possible – remember- it is TAX season!!! Our Treasure hopes to have all the payments processed by the 2nd payment date.  Please refrain from emailing our Treasure, we are all volunteers and try to as much as we can on our free time.   Thank you for your understanding and patience on this matter!

Incoming freshman night 7pm- Come learn the ins and outs of band life.

Send a Shark to San Antonio benefit concert -May 3rd 6:30pm

We are hosting a benefit concert to raise funds for the band.  The concert is going to feature the Gulf Coast High School Jazz Band, our drum line, and the Hard Drive Horns.  All the money raised will go directly towards the cost of the trip.  We will also be announcing our 2017 marching show along with a few other surprises.  It should be an amazing evening!  Concert is free and we are asking for a $5 donation at the door.  Following the concert there will be a bake sale.  If you would like to help with the bake sale or donate some baked goods, they need to be individually wrapped.  Please contact Davina Clark at naplesclarks@yahoo.com. Please see attached flier and help spread the news!!!!!

Flag and Dance Recital- May 4th 7pm GCHS Auditorium

We still need a few volunteers to sell and take tickets at the door

http://www.gchsharkband.com/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/?sheet_id=249

Jazz in the Spring concert- May 8th 7pm GCHS Auditorium

Spring Concert- May 11th 7pm GCHS Auditorium

After this concert, any Senior who would like to donate their tuxedo or dress, shoes, etc. to the band, we will gladly take them.  Thank you!

Awards Night- May 12th 6pm GCHS Auditorium

 We still are looking for 3 parent/student teams and grill help for the varsity Spring football game held on May 19th.  If you can help, click the link below.

Volunteer Opportunities

alling all awesome band parent photographers out there!!!   Did you happen to capture that amazing shot of the entire band on our home field??  We’re looking for a fabulous photo of our band to use for a special project, so  if you happened to capture it, please email it to Davina Clark at naplesclarks@yahoo.com
Thanks for all you do!!!

 

Have a great week,

Carolyn Bradtmiller

Corresponding Secretary

Secretary, GCHS Band Aid Club

Band Update Week of 4/10/17

10 Apr

Congratulations to all Band Members Who Marched at Disney on Saturday, you were AMAZING!!!!!  It was so great seeing you come down Main Street, loud and Shark proud!!!  Thank you chaperones who took the day, okay 22 hours to be exact, to head up there with us!!!

This week is a short week, here’s what’s happening:

Tuesday, April 11th

·       Wind Ensemble Rehearsal 2:30pm-4:30pm

·       Flag and Dance Rehearsal 6pm-8pm

 Thursday, April 13th

·       Leadership Meeting 2:30pm-4:30pm

Friday, April 14th– Monday, April 17th

·       NO SCHOOL

Also, this month:

Thursday, April 20th

·       General Booster meeting 7pm

We will vote to elect the 2017-18 Board this meeting!  Please plan to attend, vote, and meet fellow booster members!!!

Wednesday, April 26th

·       Concert MPA-ALL DAY

This event is at Broward College, we are still looking for 4 more chaperones to attend, please click on the link below to sign up!

http://www.gchsharkband.com/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/?sheet_id=252

There’s a VERY BUSY MAY, please mark your calendars!

Monday, May 1st

·       2nd San Antonio Trip Payment due $200.00

NOTE: Please be patient!!!  All payments will be processed as soon as possible – remember- it is TAX season!!! Our Treasure hopes to have all the payments processed by the 2nd payment date. Please refrain from emailing our Treasure, we are all volunteers and try to as much as we can on our free time.   Thank you for your understanding and patience on this matter!

·       Incoming 9th grader meeting 7pm

All incoming 9th graders and new members should plan to attend this very important meeting.  We will be distributing a lot of  information, including dates, fees, and paperwork, etc.

Wednesday, May 3rd 

·       Send a Shark to San Antonio Benefit

Mr. D and his band, along with our jazz band will perform a benefit to help raise money for our trip next year.  Tickets are free, donations are accepted.  Bake Sale will follow the concert.  Concert starts at 6:30 in the Auditorium, more information to follow.  If you would like to bake something, it needs to be individual portions, please email Davina Clark at naplesclarks@yahoo.com or email me back with what you can bring! If you would like to sign up to help, click the link below:

http://www.gchsharkband.com/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/?sheet_id=255

Thursday, May 4th

·       Flag and Dance Recital

This event is at 7pm in the Auditorium.  We still need 2 more volunteers to help with tickets.  Those parents without a child in either of these, please sign up so those parents who do have a child in Flag or Dance can watch.

Please click the link below: http://www.gchsharkband.com/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/?sheet_id=249

Monday, May 8th

·       Jazz in Spring Concert 7pm Auditorium

 Thursday, May 11th

·       Spring Concert 7pm Auditorium

Friday, May 12th

·       Awards Night 6pm Auditorium

Wednesday, May 17th

·       Dance tryouts 5pm-8pm

Thursday, May 18th

·       Flag line tryouts (returning members only) 3pm-5pm

·       Flag line tryouts (new members) 6pm-8pm

Friday, May 19th

·       Spring Varsity Football game-we need concession help

3 parent/student teams and grill help, click the link below to help:

http://www.gchsharkband.com/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/?sheet_id=254

Monday, May 22nd

·       Wind Ensemble Auditions-incoming 9th graders 5pm-6pm

·       Jazz Band Auditions-incoming 9th graders 7p-8pm

Tuesday, May 23rd

·       Drum Line Auditions-incoming 9th graders 5pm-6pm

·       Mandatory Dance/Flag Meeting 7pm

Friday, May 26th

·       Early Dismissal

·      Graduation-  Best of Luck to all Seniors!!!!

Have a great week,

Carolyn Bradtmiller

Corresponding Secretary

Secretary, GCHS Band Aid Club

Band Update 4/2/16

2 Apr

Band Update week of 4/3/17

Spring is here! In its traditional fashion, March came in like a lion and out like a lamb. Now it’s time for April showers to bring May flowers!  Congratulations to all the Dance and Flag girls that went to State MPA on Wednesday, you all did a great job!!!!  Jazz Band 1 got straight Superiors and Jazz Band 2 got straight Excellent at their State MPA on Friday, way to go!!!! And a huge shout out to all the chaperones who volunteered their time to help make it all happen!!

 Happenings this week….

 Tuesday, April 4th

·       Wind Ensemble Rehearsal 2:30pm-4:30pm

·       Flag and Dance Rehearsal 6pm-8pm

Thursday, April 6th

·       Parade Rehearsal 6pm-8:15pm

This event is for 9th-11th grade students.  Seniors are welcome to come.

 Friday, April 7th

·       Disney Parade Practice 6pm-8:15pm

All students participating in the Disney parade are required to attend this rehearsal.  Please dress ready to march, that means SNEAKERS!!  Don’t forget to hydrate before and bring water, there’s a lot of marching that will be happening!

 Saturday, April 8th -DISNEY

·       Call time 4:30AM

·       Wear CCPS appropriate clothing and shoes

·       Bring Sunscreen!

·        Bring money for food and other purchases

·       Follow ALL bus rules

·       All Band and CCPS rules apply to this trip

Also, this month:

Thursday, April 20th – General Meeting 7pm

This is our annual meeting where the board for next year is voted on.  Please plan to attend this meeting!

Saturday, April 22nd

Rub-a-dub-dub!  Time for concessions to get a SCRUB!  Come on out and help clean up the concessions stands! This end of year cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 22nd from 8am – 12pm (or sooner if we get lots of help!)  Does your student need volunteer hours?  Bring them along WITH YOU for some Goff Approved volunteer hours.  We need Moms and Dads to help with this event!  Check out the Volunteer Page SOON for sign ups!

 

 Wednesday, April 26th

·       Concert Band State MPA-Broward College

We still need a few volunteers for this event, please sign up on the band website.

 San Antonio Trip update

Incoming 9th graders may turn their form and money in on Thursday April 6th from 6pm-8:15pm in the Shark Stadium where parade practice is held.  You are welcome to stay and watch.  This is the FINAL day forms and payment will be accepted!  If we do not receive these items by the 6th, you cannot go on the trip.

Next payment due by May 1st-$200

 Coming soon…

May 1st-Incoming Freshman meeting- 7pm

 May 3rd– “Send a Shark to San Antonio” Benefit- 6:30pm-9pm

More information for this event coming soon!!  Save the date!!

 May 4th– Flag and Dance Recital- 7pm

May 8th– Jazz in the Spring concert- 7pm

 May 11th– Spring Concert- 7pm

 May 12th– Awards Night- 6pm

 Have a great week,

 

Carolyn Bradtmiller

Corresponding Secretary

Secretary, GCHS Band Aid Club

Band Update as of 3/26/17

26 Mar

March Madness is in full swing, and so is the band.  We still have a lot of things going on, check out what’s happening….

Congrats to the Jazz Band that went to UCF Saturday, you were the best dressed and rockin’est band there!  Way to go!!

Tuesday March 28th 

•       Flag and Dance practice 6pm-8pm

Wednesday March 29th 

•       MPA-State Solo and Ensemble-Auxiliary

Call time is Noon.  We should be back to school around 6pm.  This event is open, so feel free to come and watch at Palmetto Ridge High School!!!  We are still in need of a few Chaperones, please if you can make it, click on the link, and sign up!

http://www.gchsharkband.com/volunteer/?sheet_id= 247

Friday March 31st

•       MPA State and Solo Ensemble- Jazz

Call time is 4:30AM.  This event is at Pompano Beach HS

 

More Important Band Dates:

San Antonio Trip payment and form due by April 1st – Both MUST be turned in by the 1st to go on this trip!

Forms can be found on the band website.  Payments can also be made on the website or by check or student account.  

Current 8th Graders can bring their form and payment on Thursday April 6th 6pm-8:15pm to the Shark stadium.  There will be parade practice going on during that time, please feel free to watch. 

Thursday April 6th

•       Parade Rehearsal- 6pm-8:15pm

All students in grades 9th-11th are required to be at this rehearsal.  All interested seniors are welcome. 

Friday April 7th

•       Disney Parade Practice 6pm-8:15pm

All students participating in the Disney parade are required to be at this rehearsal.

Saturday April 8thDisney Bound!!!!

Disney Trip Info Click Here  Don’t forget your sunscreen and money for food!  Don’t forget our shoes, socks, tights, etc.

Thursday April 20th –General Booster meeting 7pm

This meeting we will be voting for the 2017-18 Board. We also have a few Chair positions open: Coupon Books Chair, Concession Assistants, Assist. Volunteer Coordinator football season, Corporate fundraising Chair.  If you’re interested in any of these, please contact a Board member. 

 

*Save The Date: Monday May 1st – Incoming 9th grader meeting

All incoming 9th graders and new members should plan to attend this very important meeting.  We will be distributing a lot of information regarding high school band and how your child will be affected including dates, fees, paperwork, etc.

*Save The Date: Friday May 3rd  Jazz Band Fundraiser- More info to come!!!!

*Save The Date: Thursday May 4th– Dance/flag recital 7pm 

*Save The Date: Monday May 8th– Jazz in the Spring concert 7pm

*Save The Date: Thursday may 11th– Spring Concert 7pm

If any Seniors would like to donate any tuxedos, shirts, pants, dresses, shoes, please bring in after this concert! 

*Save The Date: Friday May 12th– Awards Night 6pm 

Please check the calendar on the Band website for all dates and times. 

Have a great week, 

Carolyn Bradtmiller

Corresponding Secretary

Secretary, GCHS Band Aid Club