Band News Week of 10/11/2019


Congratulations to the band on a wonderful performance at the BOA Houston Regional this past weekend. We had by far our best first contest performance ever and just missed making finals by lessthan half a point. Please come out tomorrow to Legacy to see the band perform again at the Katy Marching Festival at 11:45 am.

Thank you so much to all of our wonderful family members who worked in the mum shop this season! You guys amaze me every year with your dedication to the members of the Tompkins Band. Over 320 mums were made and $22,000 was raised for the band!

Schedule

Monday – Color Guard Rehearsal from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Percussion Rehearsal from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Tuesday – Full Band Rehearsal from 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Wednesday – Winds Rehearsal from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Thursday – Full Band Rehearsal from 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Friday – Early Release – No Events

Saturday – Football Game vs. MRHS at 11:00 am at Legacy

Football Game vs. MRHS

Our next game will take place on Saturday, October 19 vs. Morton Ranch High School at 11:00 am at Legacy Stadium. Please remember that all games are mandatory for all students.

Dress for this football game will be full uniform. Wind and percussion students need to wear their show shirt, performance shorts, black socks, Viper marching shoes and gloves (winds). Guard members need to wear the guard spirit shirt and black dance pants (you will change into your uniform at the game). Students must also have their flip folder, lyre, all music, instrument in working condition, guard equipment, garment bag, and their OTHS Band water bottle.

Schedule:

7:00 am – Band Hall Opens

7:30 am – Rehearsal in the stadium

8:30 am – Eat/Pack/Load

9:45 am – Depart for Legacy Stadium

10:00 am – Arrive at Legacy Stadium (we are the home team)

11:00 am – Game Begins

12:00 pm – Approximate Halftime

1:30 pm – Approximate end of game

2:30 pm – Approximate dismissal from OTHS

This is our 8th grade game, so please make sure to give a big welcome to all of the future Falcon Band members in attendance!

Band Memory Book

If you haven’t ordered your band memory book yet, there is still time! To get yours, go to www.treering.com/validate, and enter school code 101468881455232. Plus, if you order by the end of October, you will receive a 10% discount. Every year I hear about people who didn’t order a memory book and regretted it when they were delivered to everyone else. This is a great way to commemorate the year and you have the opportunity to add customized pages to your individual book. If you’d like to see examples of what these have looked like in the past, you can stop by my office and check out past years’ books.

Bundt Cakes!

We are selling Bundt Cakes from Nothing Bundt Cakes! The Tompkins Band is currently selling Bundt Cakes from Nothing Bundt Cakes until October 18, with delivery on November 14. Each Bundlet is $6 and flavors are Lemon, Red Velvet, Classic Vanilla and Chocolate Chocolate Chip. To order yours, please email Karianne Byargeon at kariannebyargeon@katyisd.org.


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