Please read the following information carefully!

Tuesday, 8/4 – SENIORS (6:00-7:30); JUNIORS (7:30-9:00)

Wednesday, 8/5 – SOPHOMORES (6:00-7:30); FRESHMEN (7:30-9:00)

  • Parent Volunteers are still needed to help! There is also a need for “hemmers” to pitch in after the fittings. Please contact Julie Luber at luberjacks@cox.net.

CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED*

MasterCard, VISA, and Discover will be accepted at checkout (American Express is not accepted at this time). You may also use a Debit Card, provided it has a MasterCard or VISA logo. A minimal service charge will be added to your total, to cover the cost of the transaction.

Upon checkout, the credit card will be swiped through a “PayPal Here” device.  No credit card numbers will be recorded or saved.  (Click here for more information about the “PayPal Here”device)

  • *Please note – Credit Cards can NOT be used for the $120 Participation Fee (this fee is paid directly to BBHHS, rather than to Band Boosters), so a check will be needed.  If you would like to pay the Participation Fee online beforehand, you may do so at http://www.bbhcsd.org/online-fee-payment (if you do this, please bring your receipt with you).

WHAT IS COLLECTED AT FITTING NIGHT?

1. Participation Fee – $120 (Check payable to “BBHHS”) – $10 less than last year!

2. Other Payments (Check to “BBHHS Band Boosters,” or Credit Card):

  • Band Booster Fee – $75 (most families already paid this last Spring)
  • Cedar Point – $34/ticket (optional)
  • Instrument Rental Fee – $25 (if applicable)
  • Accessories: Yard signs, Spirit Wear, Uniform parts, Lyre/Flip Folder, etc.

3. ALL FORMS

  • Medical Forms, Booster Forms, Handbook Contracts, etc.
  • INFOSNAP electronic medical forms must be completed online, prior to fitting nights.  This will be confirmed, as part of the checkout process.
    • Please note: we will still be collecting the hard copy medical forms, in addition to the INFOSNAP form that is required electronically.  Thanks for your understanding and cooperation!
  • Please review your summer mailing for a complete list of forms.
  • If anything is missing from your packet, it can be found on the FORMS PAGE.

A special thank you to our Band Booster leadership, and all of the volunteers who make this monumental undertaking possible!  We look forward to seeing everyone next week.

Greetings, Band Members and Parents —

Band Camp begins next week!

Please review the packet that was sent to your home in June for detailed information. If you have misplaced any materials, everything is available on the FORMS page.

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BAND CAMP SCHEDULE

WEEK #1 – August 3-7 (8am – Noon)
August 3 – Leadership only
August 4* – Leadership + Freshmen/New Members
                  *New Member pizza lunch @ 11:30!
August 5, 6 – ALL BAND MEMBERS
August 7 – Picture Day (All Band Members)

WEEK #2 – August 10-14
August 10-13 (8am – 3pm; 6pm – 9pm; + Opt. Evening Activities)
Friday, August 14 (8am – 4pm)
Saturday, August 15 – Our first performance at Cedar Point!

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UNIFORM FITTINGS – 8/4 & 8/5 (6pm-9pm)

Tuesday, 8/4 – Juniors & Seniors

Wednesday, 8/5 – Freshmen & Sophomores

Parent Volunteers are still needed to help! There is also a need for “hemmers” to pitch in after the fittings. Please contact Julie Luber at luberjacks@cox.net if you can assist.  A detailed post regarding Uniform Fitting Nights will be coming soon.

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REMIND COMMUNICATION

This is our primary mode of communication.  If you have not yet signed up, text 81010 with the subject @parentbee or @studentbee

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DOWNLOAD & PRINT MUSIC

As usual, every student is being asked to Print ALL music (Warmups, Pregame, Halftime, and Stand Tunes) from the SHEET MUSIC PAGE, and have it loaded in your Flip Folder by AUGUST 10th (if loaded properly, your flip folder should contain 12 pieces of music).  The password was sent via Remind.

Make sure to double check your PART ASSIGNMENT, to print the correct part (this will be checked). Please come prepared! If you do not have access to a printer, let us know.

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LYRES AND FLIP FOLDERS

These are required of all members, and may be purchased at uniform fitting nights (percussion are exempt).  To ensure effective music memorization, students MUST have their lyre, flip folder, and all music, for every rehearsal.

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PREGAME MEMORIZATION

Like last year, our goal is for every student to have the music for Pregame memorized by the end of band camp. As of today, you have almost three weeks! Also, you will have a great deal of repetition at camp, and extra help from leaders and staff members. We can do it!

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INSTRUMENTS

Students will need to bring instruments (in working order!) to camp on Thursday, August 6th.

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ATHLETICS

As always, we will make every effort to compromise with school athletic tryouts, practices, scrimmages, etc.  The key to this is communication!  Please let us know your athletic schedule, and we will talk with your coaches.  We will be meeting with all student-atheletes at some point during camp.

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Please contact either Mrs. Astey or myself with any questions you may have. We look forward to seeing you all again very soon!

Sincerely,
Jason Wyse

It is time to launch the music for the fall season!  You will find all pregame & halftime music, along with squad list and part assignments on the Sheet Music Page.  Students – I have sent the password to you via REMIND.  Start practicing!

SHEET MUSIC PAGE

Parents — If you did not receive the summer mailing, or are missing any documents, all of the contents can be found on this page:

FORMS & DOCUMENTS

All forms will be submitted at the Uniform Fitting Nights in early August. These dates, as well as all band dates for the 15-16 school year, can be accessed both as a PDF and as a GoogleCal here:

SCHEDULE PAGE

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Mr. Wyse or Mrs. Astey.  Hope you’re enjoying the summer!