LATE BREAKING NEWS – If you need more time to make your band camp payment, you can pay $50 due next Monday, June 11. The balance of $180 is due by Monday, July 9. The checks should be made payable to Howell High School Band, and can be mailed to PO Box 2113, Howell, MI 48844. Any questions, please contact me. BUCKEYE orders are due! If possible, we are asking families to bring in 1 doz. Times to attend are 5-6 p.m. 6-7 p.m. If you have not attended any of these or have questions that will affect your child academically or musically, try to attend. We’re trying to reschedule for a later date and will keep you updated! Keep it up. Besides, Drum Corps Videos drums once a week is fun, right? You knew this was coming, right? We also need parent volunteers to staff our balloonfest concession trailer that weekend. The news was delivered at a special surprise gathering arranged by school staff. Siren’s Song has a similar beginning and it is actually sounding like The Gathering and then it gets heavy like the Enemy of God era Kreator.
Wow. It does seem like your favorites changed a good deal! Good for you; English is seen as a difficult language, but interesting. We are still waiting for Drum Corps Videos a parent to step up and organize the car wash. Parent Meeting – June 5, Tuesday at 6:30 pm in the band room – Please try to come – especially 8th Grade parents. Come to the booster meeting on June 5 to find out more. The balloonfest is June 22-24. According to the Howell Chamber, some organizations earn thousands of dollars doing this. They are hoping to achieve the master schedule before they leave school in June. We have rented the pavilion and Boosters are providing hot dogs/buns and condiments. And a thank you from the bottom of my heart to the wonderful people I have worked with this year; especially Julie Dennis, Bert Schomberger, Debbie Hayes, Rick Kobylarz, Becky Chappel, and Jason Smigell. For Seniors, if you would like a copy of the DVD shown at last night’s concert, sign up for one in the band room (courtesy of Rick and Vonnie Bigham). Thank you Vonnie and Rick Bigham for working so hard on this.
Thank you Kat Jakrzewski, Rayna Glynn, Danna Glynn, Vonnie Bigham, Brittney Green, Highlander Chorale, Classicality and Calamity for playing/singing at the Howell Opera House on their Grand Re-Opening weekend! It was a big weekend for Howell High School Bands! Bands participating will be selling merchandise at the event. My colleague said that this event was a great uniter. There are some great things coming up between now and the end of the year, to help raise money for needed items for the instruments, etc. off Mr. Smigell’s wish list. One of the great insults of all time is to mention that whatever is to their standard what military music is to music. May 28 – Memorial Day Parade and Picnic – More details to come on practice days and times, and parade report time. We will post any changes at that time! Give your team members a sense of meaning in their work and you will be doing some of the most important work you could ever do. Work on some sight reading.
In the late nineteenth century, they became increasingly popular features of American life in part through the musical work and leadership of John Philip Sousa, who headed the U.S. This “family” will provide a valuable support system throughout your college career, helping you adjust to college life and create life-long friendships. You will have to pay $2 per car to enter the park. Don’t pass up opportunities for your student to earn money to pay for band camp (August 6-10) or help pay for the New York trip next year. I will be marching next year. Your student can park cars in the name of the Howell Band Booster Association, and we in turn will bank that money for your student’s account. The picnic is after the parade at Howell City Park. Contact the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce at 546.3920 for more info. If not, contact me. If you are interested, please contact me ASAP. Those aspirations are usually inspiring and filled with meaning. The tenor and snare drums, more than any other instruments in the marching band, are created to complement each other.