November 20, 2016 Campus Messenger - Important Band Updates + Cardinal Crew Schedule

Hello everyone-

Happy short holiday week!  Check out the latest information below about what's going on in the band room these days.

1. Pep Band - The pep band season kicks off on Tuesday with boys basketball.  Report time is 6:30; sign up on the bulletin board in the band room!  We could especially use a few more players for this Tuesday night; remember that everyone needs to attend four games this year.  (But more importantly, it's fun!)  

Click here for the full calendar.  Parents, please help your children check their calendars and know which dates to sign up for.  Note that each game will count as service hours toward graduation requirements.

2. Fruit Sale - Thanks to everyone who has sold fruit so far!  Extra forms are available in the band room.   Remember that each student is asked to sell five boxes and that all order forms are due on Monday, November 28th.  

3. Band Fest - The annual MCPASD band festivals are coming up after thanksgiving break, and some high school groups will be performing on the concerts.  Don't forget to bring or wear concert dress that day:  - Cardinal Band (9th grade) performs Wed. 11/30 during class and ASR 1.  Dress is "casual nice" - no jeans, athletic pants, etc.  Think khakis and a collared shirt or sweater, for example.  - Wind Ensemble performs Tue 11/29 during class.  Dress is all black.  - 7 O'Clock Jazz performs Tue 11/29 and Wed 11/30, during block 4 and ASR 1.  Dress is all black.

4. Jazz Ensembles - Just a reminder that all jazz bands meet on Monday or Tuesday as usual regardless of days off from school. 

5. WSMA State Honors - Information about auditioning for the state honor band, orchestra, and jazz band was passed out last week during class. (Extra packets are still available.)  Remember that the deadline is before midnight on December 2nd; they will not make any exceptions for late registrations.

6. School Instrument Rentals - A reminder that if you are using a school instrument this year (including for jazz or marching band) to please log on to fee pay ( and complete the rental contract.  Thanks!

Cardinal Crew 2016-2017 Schedule

Date                                                            Report Time                                    Event

Tuesday November 22nd                            6:30                                                Girls Basketball

Saturday December 3rd                              6:30                                                Boys Basketball

Tuesday December 6th                               6:30                                                Boys Hockey

Tuesday January 10th                                 6:30                                                Girls Basketball

Saturday January 14th                              6:30                                                Boys Basketball

                       -JOINT KMS GCMS MHS

Friday January 20th                                     6:30                                                Boys Hockey

Saturday January 21st                                 6:30                                                Girls Basketball

Friday January 27th                                    6:30                                                Girls Basketball

Saturday February 11th                              6:30                                                Boys Basketball

Thursday February 16th                              6:30                                                Girls Basketball

Friday February 17th                                    6:30                                                Boys Basketball

--   Michael Ver Voort

Music Teacher  Middleton High School  (608) 829-9680

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