Wow October is flying by….
I hope everyone enjoyed having a Friday night off. Well we have a very busy couple of weeks coming up. Please be sure to read to the end as a lot of information is being distributed here.
Here’s what’s on tap for this week.
Tuesday, October 17 – Band rehearsal 6 – 8:15PM – please be on the field ready to practice at 6PM not arriving at school at that time. We have 2 practices to clean up the show in preparation of the Collier County Band Show on Saturday – Every student really needs to be in attendance.
Thursday, October 19 – Band rehearsal 6 – 8:15PM – please be in the parking lot ready to practice at 6PM not arriving at school at that time. This is our last practice to clean up the show in preparation of the Collier County Band Show on Saturday – Every student really needs to be in attendance.
Friday, October 20 – Football game away vs. Palmetto Ridge. Game starts at 7PM. Student call time is 5PM, chaperone/equipment call time is 4:30PM. Please be sure your student eats a snack before the game. Please be on time, the buses are to leave promptly at 5:30PM. We are in need of more chaperones and equipment people for this game please sign up to volunteer.
Saturday, October 21 – Collier County Band Show – Golden Gate High School – show starts at 9AM with all 7 high schools playing the national anthem. Tickets are available at the door for $5. Call time for students is 7AM, call time for volunteers is 6:30AM. We are in need of more chaperones and equipment people for this game please sign up to volunteer. Please be sure your student eats before heading to school. Make sure they hydrate during the week. It will be hot in their uniforms for this performance.
Volunteers are needed for the following upcoming events:
Thursday, October 19 – Freshman & JV football concessions – 3 more spots are needed to be filled. You earn a $25 credit to your student account for each game worked. Click here to sign up.
Friday, October 20 – 21 Chaperone and 4 Equipment people are still needed. Call time is 4:30PM with the buses leaving by 5:30PM. Click here to sign up.
Saturday, October 21 – 28 Chaperon and equipment people are still needed. Call time is 6:30AM with buses leaving by 7:30AM. Click here to sign up.
We are still in need for lots of volunteers for the following events in the upcoming weeks:
Friday, October 27 Away game vs. South Fort Myers
Saturday, October 28 FBA MPA at Barron Collier high school. Volunteers get a complementary pass to view the show.
Sharkettes rehearsals, Monday, October 30 from 4 – 6, Thursday, November, 3 from 4 – 6.
Friday, November 3 – This is going to be a very busy night. I have put a call out to some Alumni volunteers to see if they are available to come and help us out. We have Sharkettes and Senior night for Band. Senior parents we would really appreciate it if you could still volunteer. We will work around you walking with your student and giving you time to change. Unfortunately Irma messed with everything and we are stuck having all events rolled into 1 night.
Prism is just around the corner and we need lots of volunteers for this event. Please sign up to chaperone rehearsals and performances. We will make sure you have a chance to see the show.
Please visit the website volunteer page to sign up for any upcoming event. http://www.gchsharkband.com/volunteer/
Universal Studios – We will be marching in the holiday parade in Universal Studios Orlando Saturday, December 2. Tickets go on sale starting 10/16 – 11/3. Ticket prices are $115 which includes bus transportation to and from the theme park and admission to both Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Orlando. Please turn your student check or cash into the bait box or pay via paypal (3% convenience fee applies) located on the website. Volunteers who wish to be considered as a chaperone for this event please email me your request. firstname.lastname@example.org
San Antonio – The final trip payment of $250 is due November 1. All payments made prior to October 15 will be reflected in the charms account by November 1. Please keep in mind that we are processing hundreds of payments. We update the charms accounts a soon as possible but can not do this on a daily or even a weekly basis. If you have a specific question about your students account please contact our treasurer Jeff Carney.
Students were emailed the forms needed for their room and group assignments. Please be sure they are working on these. 4 same gender students per room. 12 students (co-ed) per travel group. Please make sure a copy of your students state id, drivers license or passport is turned in ASAP. These were due by Oct 1.
Collier County Band Show – General Admission tickets available at the door $5. Show starts promptly at 9AM at Golden Gate High School
FBA MPA – Barron Collier High School, General Admission tickets available at the door. Students will be given time to visit concessions following the ratings announcements. We are scheduled to perform at 8:15PM.
Sharkettes – This is the last week to turn in those Sharkettes forms. Your student earns a $25 credit for each little girl they sign up. Please be sure to get the forms turned in this week.
Prism – Prism is scheduled for Friday, November 17 at 7PM, Saturday, November 18 at 2PM and 7PM. Tickets go on sale starting Tuesday, October 24 before and after practice. Tickets are $10 for evening performances and $7 for the Saturday matinee. Flowers will be available for sale along with a bake sale.