October is here!  There is much yet to accomplish… Let’s work together to finish our season even stronger than we started.

ANNOUNCEMENTS: _________________________________

  • CITRUS SALE KICKOFF – click for details

  • Congratulations on a solid debut of our new “American Tribute” show!  This show is very meaningful and uplifting for many people… thank you for working together (through the hot days) to serve our communities in this way.
  • SERVICE MEN & WOMEN (VETERANS/CURRENTLY ENLISTED)If you or a member of your family have served in the military, we would like to honor you by having you stand on the sideline while we perform our “Salute to America’s Finest” this Friday.  Please contact Mr. Wyse!

  • CHAIR PLACEMENT MUSIC – RELEASED ONLINE THIS FRIDAY
    • Chair Placement auditions determine seating within your assigned concert band
    • Auditions will be due on Friday, October 20 — More info to come!
  • BAND CARWASH FUNDRAISER – Sunday 10/8
  • PRE-GAME BAND COOKOUT – Next Friday, 10/13 @ 4:30
    • We will enjoy some food and fellowship together in the Honors Lot before call time
    • Bring your own everything – grills, meat, food, drinks, etc.
    • We will be requesting some parental supervision, more info to come
  • OSU “BUCKEYE INVITATIONAL” – Next Saturday, 10/14 (CT – 2:00)
    • The Marching Bees perform in Ohio Stadium!
    • We will also hear several great HS bands, as well as the OSUMB.
    • For full itinerary, please scroll down to the post below

THIS WEEK: ____________________________________

MONDAY, 10/2 – Flagline Practice (6pm)

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TUESDAY, 10/3 – Evening Rehearsal (6pm-9pm)

BAND BOOSTERS MEETING (7pm) – Room 059

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FRIDAY, 10/6 – HOME vs. Nordonia (CT – 5:45)

  • 8th Grade Night — We will welcome almost 100 8th grade band students to join us at the game!  Let’s use this opportunity to give them a great FIRST IMPRESSION of The Marching Bees — with all 3 facets of our motto on display.
  • Halftime – “American Tribute” show

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THANK YOU!

 

 

Hard to believe that we are now past the halfway mark of our season… We have much still ahead of us, so let’s keep working!  You can find some great pictures of Homecoming by photographer Ken Srail HERE.

NEWS: ___________________________

THE BUCKEYE INVITATIONAL – Sat, 10/14

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Military Veterans/Currently Enlisted:

  • As part of our upcoming patriotic halftime show, we would like to honor and recognize any members of our “band family” who are either veterans or currently enlisted in the military, by inviting you to stand on the sideline in uniform while we perform our “Salute to America’s Finest.”  Please contact Mr. Wyse if you or another family member would like to participate in this way. Thank you!

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SENIOR SHOW 2017:

  • We are excited to announce the results of our SENIOR SHOW voting:
    • Nirvana: Smells Like Teen Spirit 
    • The Backstreet Boys: Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)
  • SENIORS: COMPLETE THIS SENIOR NIGHT FORM BY 10/18

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DISNEY “BEE BUCKS” UPDATE:

  • Great Day Tours, along with our Band Boosters, have determined that all travelers will be asked to submit the first payment in full ($350 due 12/15), and then any Bee Bucks earned through fundraising will be taken off of the remaining balance ($500, due 2/15).  If anyone earns more than $500 in Bee Bucks, Great Day will issue a refund of the amount.

THIS WEEK: _________________________________

Our goal is to have the new AMERICAN TRIBUTE SHOW on the field for Thursday’s football game.  This will take a significant effort and teamwork, but it is possible if we set our minds to it!

Monday, 9/25 – Flagline (6pm)

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Wednesday, 9/27 – Evening Rehearsal (6-9)

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Thursday, 9/28 – @ TWINSBURG (CT 4:45)*

*Please note revised call time, 15 minutes later than original

  • Due to this being a mid-week game, the band will be leaving after halftime in order to get students back at a more reasonable hour.
  • Go Bees!

 

WHAT — HOMECOMING PARADE

WHEN — 9/21 (CT 6:30 pm)

WHERE — Eagle Valley Ct.

ATTIRE — Spirit Wear & athletic shoes

Important Notes: ______________________________________

BEFORE THE PARADE:

  • If you are getting dropped off:
    • Drop off will be on Eagle Valley Ct., off of Harris Rd.
    • Leave your instrument case in the vehicle that drops you off!
  • If you are driving yourself:
    • Park in the Family Heritage parking lot
    • Leave your instrument case in your car!
    • Take the SHUTTLE BUS to Eagle Valley Ct.
    • ALLOW 15-20 MINUTES FOR THE SHUTTLE (plan to park between 6:00-6:15)

The Bonfire will take place at the Old Stadium

AFTER THE BONFIRE:

  • If you are getting picked up:
    • Walk up the hill to the square, and get picked up on the square or at the Methodist Church
  • If you are driving, to get back to your car:
    • Take the SHUTTLE BUS back to Family Heritage parking lot
    • DO NOT WALK back on Old Royalton Rd. — It will be dark, and is not safe!!

MAP:

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