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August 21, 2016

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Thank you! In order for the band to run effectively, it is necessary to collect a fee for the program. Based on what the Boosters spent last year the amount spent per student is $375.00 with a total of approximately $18,000 spent last year. This is only our regular expenses and does not include repair, purchase of new instruments or equipment or any extras. Thanks!

This Week's Schedule
  • 0 hour every day!
  • Tuesday August 23 - Color Guard rehearsal is 2:30-3:30 PM and 7:30-9:30PM, Evening Rehearsal 6:30-9:30pm
  • Friday Aug 26 - Away Game - Call time 4:30 PM, return to Chap around 10:30 PM. Band members wear 2016 band shirt and jeans. Horizon High School, 56th & Greenway - game starts at 7PM, pregame is about 6:30 PM. Check with your student if the band is marching pre-game. Parents, please attend! You can sit by the band and cheer for us Students can bring money to get snacks at the snackbar
  • Sectionals start this week - 1 hour after school. Check with your student on what day they are rehearsing.

Pep Rally
Tuesday August 30th at 5pm in the amphitheater at Chaparral. The band will be playing. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend. Canes will be there and you can purchase food from them if you'd like.

Spirit Wear
Fabiana has been working hard on spiritwear and will have a formal order form available soon. Thank you for your patience! We are going to have some great items!

Volunteers
we are looking for a few more volunteers for the away game on Friday - sign up below. We also need some more help at the home game on Thursday September 1st. We're looking for a couple people to get the halftime drinks ready, sell in fueler and make sure the kids have water in the stands (We will fill coolers for them, but they will need to be checked periodically and refilled if necessary) Please sign up on the sign up genius or email Shellie Howard at volunteers@firebirdband.org

Volunteer sign ups are also available online! If you'd like to get a jump start on volunteering, please sign up below. Thank you!
To volunteer at home games click here
To volunteer at away games click here
To volunteer for competitions click here

Donations Needed
We need paper towels, ice packs (the chemical reaction / 1 use kind), 9volt batteries, black and white electrical tape, blue painters tape, masking tape, and LOTS of Armor-all wipes. Thank you for your help!!

Schedule
Mrs. Mireau is working on updating the marching band schedule which will be available soon.

Booster Meeting
August 29th at 6pm in the band room! All are welcome! Mrs. Mireau will give an update and we will go over what's going on with marching band.

Marching Band Directory
We are going to send out a marching band directory - if you do not want your information listed please let me know by replying to this email. The directory is not for solicitation purposes, but we do want you to be able to contact other families! Thank you! We are going to send out a marching band directory - if you do not want your information listed please let me know by replying to this email. The directory is not for solicitation purposes, but we do want you to be able to contact other families! Thank you!

OdySea Aquarium Performance
Tentatively schedule for Saturday Sept 3rd. Mrs. Mireau is working on arrangements, so stay tuned.

Congratulations to our drill designer Mark Richardson for receiving the Drum Corps International "Director of the year award" for his amazing work with Arizona's drum and bugle corps The Academy! The Academy also placed 11th at the world championships competition.


Calendar
August 29 - Booster meeting 6PM band room
August 26 - Horizon away game - band is going
August 30 - evening rehearsal - The band will be performing at the football pep rally which is scheduled at 5pm at Chaparral. Parents are welcome to attend the pep rally.
September 1 - Home Game - This game is on a Thursday it will be televised. 7pm
September 6 - evening rehearsal
September 9 - home football game


Student Leaders
  • Drum Major = Lauryn Marquis
  • Piccolos & Clarinets = Dagny Cunningham
  • Saxophones = Maggie Orm
  • High Brass = Will Monson
  • Low Brass = Aidan Haugen
  • Percussion = Christian Fagiolo
  • Color Guard Captain = Maya Banos

Band Council
  • President – Maggie Orm
  • Vice President – Jacob Chinthagada
  • Secretary – Hailey Heinzen
  • Treasurer – Macey Kravitz
  • P.R. Rep. – Devon Barros
  • Historian – Maya Banos
  • Equipment Manager – Aidan Haugen
  • Librarians –Dagny Cunningham & Sydney Anderson
  • Rep. – Christian Fagiolo
  • Rep. – RJ Hernandez
  • Rep. - Alec Rubin


Jennifer Mireau
A.M.E.A West Region Band Chair
Director of Bands Chaparral High School
A+ School of Excellence
Scottsdale, Arizona


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





 

 


 

 

 

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