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May 28, 2019 - Memorial Day Details

Hello everyone,

Please see the following details about Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday.

1. Students Performing - All 9-12 students who were in marching band this year or next year, along with any students not in marching band who would like to perform.  All students in attendance will earn several hours of service learning for the day.  Marching band students with conflicts should have communicated with their section leader.

2. Attire - Students should wear the following: 

-non-athletic shorts (preferably khaki, brown, navy, black, etc; jean shorts are OK if necessary)  -unobtrusive socks (low/no cut)  -athletic shoes or sneakers  -MHS Band Polo will be provided when you arrive Monday

3. Schedule -  

8:00am - Meet at MHS; change into polos; rehearse music

9:00am - Buses leave

9:30am - Ceremony at the St. Peters Cemetery in Ashton (snacks provided)

11:00am - Step off for parade in Cross Plains.

After Parade - Ceremony at America Legion Hall in Cross Plains.  Lunch (usually hot dogs) provided

1:00pm - Load buses for home

4. Weather - Come to the school on Monday regardless of the forecast; we will make the call on Tuesday.  Sometimes the parade is still on even if the morning ceremony in Ashton gets rained out.  In the case of a light rain or mist we may perform without woodwind instruments; if there is heavy rain or lightning we will not perform.

5. Volunteers - We could use a few parents to take home a bin of polo shirts on Monday afternoon and wash them.  If you are willing to help out, please pick up or have your student take home a bin on Monday. 

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