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LHS CAT BAND CHRONICLES Sept. 2017, Vol 2

LHS Cat Band Chronicles

SEPTEMBER 2017, VOLUME 2

 

WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!

This past Friday’s Concessions Stand was a huge success!  We were fully staffed and things went very well.  THANK YOU TO ALL WHO VOLUNTEERED TO HELP!!  JV Football starts this week and volleyball is underway.  Please go to CHARMS and sign up to volunteer.  If you can’t be there the entire time, please make a note and we will make it happen.  Concessions is how we keep our fees low.  We are extremely fortunate to have this opportunity, but all stands must be staffed.  Keep in mind, your student can also sign up to help.  Please click the link to sign-up now.

https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteer.asp

This year LHS will host the River Bluff Game.  This has become the biggest game of the season.  Last year, the River Bluff stadium was standing room only.  The concessions lines were extremely long.  Our goal this year is to have a plan in place to keep people moving, but it will require your help.  Let’s show River Bluff how great LHS is and give them a better experience this year with concessions.  We will need 35-40 people for this game.  The more volunteers we have the better things will go.  We anticipate making record sales.  Be a part of a record breaking game as the Wildcats go for its 4th straight when over the Gators!  GO WILDCATS!!

A Note from our Uniform Committee Chair…

Marching band uniforms will be distributed after school in the band room on the following dates.

·        Wed, August 30 -Seniors and Juniors

·        Wed, Sept 6 – Sophomores

·        Tue, Sept 12- 8th grade – immediately following band practice, will take 30-45 min.

·        Wed, Sept 13 – Freshman

Please have students bring or wear gym shorts and t-shirts to try on under the bibs and jackets.  Returning students will receive last year’s uniform to try on, and make any adjustments, if necessary. New Students will be fitted with bibs, jackets and hats. All students will receive a poncho and garment bag. Students will need to buy black gloves as part of their marching uniform.  We sell gripped gloves $4 and non-grip for $3. We recommend students buy 2 pair.  Please bring cash or check.

We are still looking for volunteers to assist with the distribution.  Jobs include fitting students in bibs, Jackets & hat, ironing cuffs and hems.  Writing numbers from uniforms onto rosters, selling gloves, and labeling items with names. We will be working from 3:15- 4:30/5:00.

Thank You,

Kristin Hoog

Uniform Committee Chair

uniforms@catband.com

 

Coming Up…

·        Aug. 29 (Tu) Volleyball Concessions 5:30

·        Aug. 31 (Th) JV Football Concessions 5:30

·        Sept. 4 (M) NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS (no band practice after school)

·        Sept. 8 (F) 8-4 Mini-Camp Excused from school

·        Sept. 9 (Sat) 9-12 Mini-Camp (full marching band)

·        Sept. 15 homecoming– LHS vs. SPRING VALLEY (full band)

 

DUFFLE BAG ORDERS

If you are interested in ordering a duffle bag, please send in your order by THURSDAY, AUGUST 31.  These bags are great for competitions and we must have a minimum of 12 to place an order with supplier.  Please contact Andrea (spiritwear@catband.com) with any questions.

VOLUNTEER INTEREST FORM

Please complete the Volunteer Interest Form located in your folder from Exhibition Night.  We will be contacting you in the next week or so.  We can’t do it without your help!!

 

CHARMS UPDATE

There have been a few people that were not able to logon to CHARMS.  Please logon this week and update any information.  If your child has an email other than the school address, please update that, as well.  We have requested CHARMS emails to be allowed, but to date that is still pending.  If you have any questions, please let us know.  We are here to help.  If you have sent a question and haven’t received a reply, please resend.  Some of the emails have gone to spam and it may have been missed.  Please allow 24-36 hours for reply.  Our board members are very busy this time of year and most work full-time jobs.

 

SUGGESTIONS OR CONCERNS

Do you have an idea or suggestion?  Are you overwhelmed or feel lost with all that is going on with band? We have all been there.  Please reply to this email with any questions, thoughts, suggestions, or concerns.  We want your voice to be heard.  All emails will held in strict confidence.

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