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ATTENTION MARCHING BAND FAMILIES!


September 23rd 
Football Game at Memorial Stadium

The BHS Marching Band will be performing at the Ballard High vs. West Seattle High Football game on September 23rd at Memorial Stadium.  
Call time is 5:15 PM at BHS.  Yearbook photos will be taken prior to game departure. Be on time.

The Marching Band will be playing in the stands at this game. 
 Game time is 7:45 PM.

Celebrate our Seniors
All senior families are invited to come and celebrate Senior Band Night with their senior and have their picture taken during half-time with Mr. James.

Volunteers Needed!
153 Band students = 153 Band uniforms  
We need 10 - 12 adults for uniform check out and check in. We also need 10 - 12 chaperones at every game.  You are welcome to volunteer for both!  Chaperones who take the bus to Memorial Stadium enter free along with the band. Please contact  Ingrid Riley  if you are able to help out.   

All volunteers must complete Seattle School District required volunteer forms. Forms and detailed information is available here.

Football Game Reminders
- Students must report for Call Time with band T-shirts and black socks.
-  Students should eat dinner before Call time at BHS.
- Students will take the bus from BHS to Memorial Stadium and back.
- Entrance to games is free for students and bus riding chaperones.
- Uniforms must be checked in at BHS after the game before students go home.
- Games often start late and end past the estimated time. A 7:45 PM game may       mean a 10:30 - 11:00 PM return to BHS. Arrange for your student to call/text you   when they are back on the bus to BHS for pick up.
- Invite your friends and family to the game!


September 24th
Autumn Leaf Parade in Leavenworth

Marching Band will practice for the Autumn Leaf Parade will be held:

    ***Friday, September 16         3:20 PM - 4:00 PM*** 
Thursday, September 22        3:20 PM - 4:00 PM

Call time is 7:00 AM at BHS

Volunteers Needed!
We will need 10-12 adult chaperones to travel with us to Leavenworth.  Please contact  Ingrid Riley if you are able to travel with the band.  Reminder - all volunteer paperwork must be completed prior to the trip.  Click here
 
Please look   for parade permission slips coming home with your student. Once again...we have  153 Band Students, please do your part and return the permission slip ASAP.

October 7th
Homecoming at Memorial Stadium

The Marching Band will be performing on the field during halftime at the Homecoming Game against Garfield High on October 7th.  
Call time is 3:15 at BHS

Practices for Homecoming will be held:

Wednesday, September 28            5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, October 5                  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
                         Friday, October 7                       Time for Field Trip TBA                
This is the Marching Band's only  on field  performance this year - don't miss it! Game time is 5:00 PM

Volunteers Needed!
Please contact  Ingrid Riley if you are able to chaperone and/or help with uniform check in and out for this game.  Your volunteer paperwork must be on file before the game. Please click here for all forms and details. 

Please look   for the Homecoming Field Trip permission slip coming home with your student and return it ASAP. 

Water Donations Needed

We need to supply water for 153 students for each football game and for the Autumn Leaf Parade.  If you are willing to donate cases of water to the Marching Band, please contact  Ingrid Riley

Uniform Team Members Urgently Needed!
 
Four adults from each BPA music group: band, choir and orchestra, are needed to form a uniform team for next year. Jill Hansen will be retiring and all her knowledge needs to be passed on to the next generation of parents. We would like to have this team pulled together by the end of December and begin meeting with Jill in January. Please contact Ingrid Riley  ASAP if you are interested. Let's build this team now so it is ready to go for the directors and students next year.
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