Band Schedule

THANK YOU DECA SOUTHWEST!!


Special thanks to our friends at DECA Southwest for their generous underwriting gift to support specific financial needs of the band program! This generosity promotes the success of the band program and brings together an amazing group of talented - and awesome - performers!
DecaSW
Thank you DECA Southwest for recognizing the value and benefits of the Chaparral Band Program, and, more importantly, for believing in our students! Thank you for your generosity!!


This Week In Band


Monday, September 29 - 6-9 pm - evening rehearsal

Tuesday September 30 - 6-9 pm - evening rehearsal (Color Guard 2:30-4:30 and 7-9)

Saturday, October 4 - Desert Vista Marching Invitational. Call time is 12:30pm. The band will perform at 4:45pm. Please come out and support your child at the very first competition for the year. The itinerary is below:

2014 Desert Vista Invitational Itinerary


Announcements

Las Vegas Money is due Wednesday September 24th. Please bring it to the Chaparral bookstore. The total cost is $215.00 - $172 tax credit and $43 non tax credit.

2014 Las Vegas Trip Permission Slip
2014 Las Vegas Trip Itinerary

Burgers & Fries will be selling at the home football games and they are donating a portion of all sales back to the band. So if you're hungry please considering buying from them!

Percussion T-shirt money due - the Percussion members received their section shirt. The cost for is $15.00 and it is not covered in the band fees. Please bring cash or check (made out to Chaparral Band Boosters) and give to Mrs. Mireau. Thank you!

Water for Rehearsal Please have your student bring a water bottle or water jug to rehearsals. It is still hot out and we don't want anyone getting dehydrated while on the field.

Booster Meeting - The next booster meeting is Thursday, October 23th at 6:15 pm at Burger and Fries (Next to BevMo corner of Scottsdale Rd and Shea). All are invited to come and hear about our marching band season and other events going on.

Silent Auction Donations Needed - A Silent Auction is part of the Band Banquet on November 22nd. Please ask businesses that you frequent if they could donate to our auction. Or if you have any leads for us to follow up on please share them. Or if you would like to put together a basket please let us know! Thank you for your help

Save the Date - Our annual Band Banquet is Saturday evening, November 22nd in the Chaparral Cafeteria. All students and families are welcome to attend. An invitation will be mailed home to you as it gets closer, but please block off the date, you don't want to miss this fabulous event that recognizes the kids and the band for all their hard work and accomplishments throughout the season.

Volunteering

Thank you for volunteering! We had a great turnout of parents at the game on Friday! Thank you to everyone who helped on Friday and who came to support the band! Please take a look at the sign up genius to see if you can help. Thanks!

Home football games
Home Football Games Signup

Away football games
Away Football Games Signup

Competitions
Band Competitions Signup

Thank you to everyone who has donated supplies for the band! There are still some items that are needed. For the complete list and to sign up go here:
Supply Donations Signup

Have a wonderful week!

Carla Monson for the
Firebird Band Boosters
boosters@firebirdband.org


REVISED SCHEDULE and OTHER IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS:

Please see the updated schedule below for more important dates and information!!!

2014 Summer/Fall Schedule Update

2014 Band Important Info






Vote YES! for the Scottsdale Maintenance & Operations Override


Please vote yes on this important ballot initiative. This pays our teachers, reduces class size and funds our wonderful fine arts programs.

If it doesn't pass, it could be devastating to the arts in SUSD. Early ballots come out on October 9th and regular voting is November 4th. Please visit the SUSD website for more information.

Band Spring 2015 Florida Trip

Florida Trip Update

The second payment of $250.00 is due November 7th. $800 dollars is tax credit and $200 is non tax credit.

Your student should have brought home the tentative itinerary and the payment schedule. If you have not seen it, it is below.
2015 Florida Trip Payment Schedule

The trip is March 7 - March 11, 2015

Giftcard Fundraiser

Earn money for your child's Florida Trip and Other Band Fees (Band Camp, Las Vegas Trip, Band Booster Fee, etc.) with no out of pocket costs to you!

This is a great program that uses giftcards from thousands of companies both large and small to who give a discount to your child if the giftcard is purchased through the Band Booster Scrip Program.

To learn how this works to go the Fundraising page of this website for more information


Re-link Your Fry's Card to Chaparral Band Boosters

Your Fry's card needs to be re linked to Chaparral Band Boosters each year for the band to continue to receive funds from the Fry's Community Rewards Program. If you are not sure if your card is linked, please look at the bottom of your next Fry's receipt. It will say 'Chaparral Band Boosters' if your card is linked. Please link your card to the band and please ask your friends and family to link their cards too:

Go to www.fryscommunityrewards.com

Sign in to your Fry’s account or register for one.

Select My Account and then Account Settings

Scroll down to Community Rewards and select edit.

Select Chaparral Band Boosters #80255. Then save.