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Band Schedule

This Week In Band


Monday, September 15th - 6-9 pm - evening rehearsal

Tuesday September 16th - 6-9 pm - evening rehearsal (Color Guard 2:30-4:30 and 7-9)

Wednesday September 17th

Thursday, September 18th 6:15 pm Band Booster Meeting in the band room

Friday, September 19th - 5 pm - Home Football Game vs. Desert Mountain

Saturday, September 20th - 7am - AZ PAS -Drumline only - itinerary is posted below


Announcements

Spirit wear The boosters are doing a spirit wear fundraiser. If you didn't turn in your order form and still want to order please contact Lisa Denton today! klcldenton@msn.com

Las Vegas Trip itinerary and permission slip are posted below. Cost is $215 ($172 tax credit/$43 non tax credit) Money is due to Chaparral bookstore no later than September 24th

2014 Las Vegas Trip Permission Slip
2014 Las Vegas Trip Itinerary

Football Game Friday is a blackout (band members will be wearing their uniforms) This is just an FYI, if you are interested. T-shirts are being sold at lunch time for $10.00 for the Chap vs. Desert Mountain game. Proceeds will benefit the Samatha Stachel, Play Big Scholarship for ASU. There is more information about this in the Chapts newsletter and Chapts facebook page. You are always welcome to wear red to the games.

The 2014 Fall AZPAS (Arizona Percussive Arts Society) Festival which takes place on Saturday, September 27th. Itinerary is now available below.

2014 Fall AZPAS Festival Itinerary

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.

Drivers for the Trailer If you can help drive the trailer, or have volunteered and have not been contacted, please contact Dale Schultz for more information. Thanks!

Additional 2014 Band t-shirts were passed out at last Friday's rehearsal.

Booster Meeting - The next booster meeting is Thursday September 18th at 6:15pm in the band room. All are invited to come and hear about our marching band season and other events going on.

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! Our first home football game is Friday and it will be busy! We could use a few more people to help with set-up and clean-up. We could also use a couple people to help sell 50/50 raffle tickets. 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

2014 Band Booster Fee Form

2014 Band Scholarship General Guidelines

2014 Band Scholarship Form






Spirit Wear Fundraiser


There is still time to order Firebird Spirit Wear. There are some Chaparral band specific items and general Chaparral items like socks, shirts and sweatshirts. Checks should be made out to 'Chaparral Band Boosters'. Contact Lisa Denton at klcldenton@msn.com as soon as possible if you wish to order.

Band Spring 2015 Florida Trip

Florida Trip Meeting Recap

There was a great turnout for the Parent meeting for the Florida trip. First payment of $200.00 was due Friday to the bookstore. The second payment of $250.00 is due November 7th.

Fundraising Opportunities

1) Tax Credit - Anyone who pays Arizona State tax is eligible. If you have used all of your tax credit, you can ask your family and friends to contribute their tax credit to your student. $800.00 of the trip is tax credit eligible.

2) Best of the Best (chocolate, snacks, etc) and Save Around (discount savings book) sales will start this week. 45% of everything your student sells goes toward the trip. This money goes to the band club account which Mrs. Mireau and Band Council keep track of.

3) Butter Braid sales will start in October and again, 45% of everything your student sells goes toward the trip. This money will also go into the band club account which Mrs. Mireau and Band Council keep track of.

4) Script Fundraising - buying gift cards for places that you shop though Great Lakes Script. A percentage of your purchase comes back to you and will be placed in your students band account and kept track of through the boosters. This money can be used for the FL trip or for any band fees. For more information on this see the fundraising page of this website

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 and costs appx $1,000 ($800 tax credit and $200 non-tax credit) The first payment of $200.00 was due September 5th to the bookstore.

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.