Week of 5/16/21
Royal Oak High School Band & Orchestra Boosters

June 1: Band & Orchestra Awards Open House RSVP β€” The Open House (Banquet) will take place June 1, 2021, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at VFW Park (Lincoln & Campbell, Royal Oak, MI 48067). Students in all Bands, Orchestras and Ensembles and their families are invited to attend this free event. All students are recognized.

Join the Directors and Boosters to celebrate the end of the 2020-2021 school year with:
* A continuous slide show presentation
* Socializing in a physically distanced manner
* Awards being picked up at your own leisure

STUDENTS will need to RSVP (this is required), and SENIORS should submit their slides by Wednesday, May 26 (see below). Parents can submit photos for the slideshow by going to the "INVITATION & RSVP" button/link on the website's BANQUET page.

Note: ALL Open House information can be found on the BANQUET page of our website.

Attention, Seniors! β€” We are still missing many of your senior google slides. We would hate to exclude you from our Open House slide show β€” you are the stars of the show this year!

SLIDE DETAILS: Please create a google slide that expresses your personality (keeping school-appropriate guidelines in mind). Include your name, senior photo, primary instrument, ensembles and future plans. This slide will also be used when voting for Senior Awards, so please also tell us about your musical career at ROHS. Please email ONE completed google slide to your music teacher by Wednesday, May 26.


Please pick up your Spirit Wear orders β€” Spring Spirit Wear orders are in! Text or call Spirit Wear Committee Chair Kristine Brezenski at 248-376-6543 to coordinate a pickup time at her home (110 Aqua Ct, Royal Oak 48073).


May 25: Marching Band Uniform Pickup β€” All Winds and Percussion report outside the ROHS band room from 6-8 p.m. to pick up bibbers (wear shorts you can put them over).

May 25: Senior Cruise β€” 7 p.m. at ROHS; more info here.

May 26: Marching Band Rehearsal β€” ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED for rehearsal from 4-5 p.m. If the new tops are available, students will go home with one.

May 26: Seniors' Last Day of School!

May 27: ROHS Senior "Prom Alternative" β€” 8-11 p.m. at the Royal Oak Farmers' Market. Buy tickets on Payschools.

May 31: Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade β€” Marching Band has an 8 a.m. call time (9 a.m. parade start) in downtown Royal Oak. Uniform turn-in after the parade for SENIORS ONLY. The MB will NOT be performing in the ceremony at the library β€” just the parade. Additional information available on Canvas.

Booster Board Elections β€” Several new board members were voted in during the May 11 booster meeting. The new 2021-2023 ROHSBOB board members are:
  • Vice President β€” Jason Pyciak
  • Secretary β€” Leah Barnett
  • Communications Coordinator β€” Jen Anesi-Brombach
  • Fundraisers β€” Laura Young and Linda Johnson
The positions of President and Treasurer are still open; please email rohsbob.info@gmail.com if you are interested in either position for the 2021/2023 term. Minutes from the May 11 ROHSBOB meeting can be found here.

MB Face Masks Available β€” Show off your musical spirit! Masks come in three colors (while supplies last) and are $10 each. β€‹β€‹To place an order:
  • Send an email with your color preference to Jen Anesi-Brombach at jenanesi@gmail.com. Wait for a confirmation reply.
  • Pay online online using the Booster PayPal account.
  • After payment is received, masks can be picked up at 1426 E. Windemere Ave, Royal Oak, 48073.
ROHSBOB Calendar (updated 5/11/21) β€” The calendar on our website has been updated, but please note that some/many calendar dates may be CANCELLED or CHANGED due to COVID-19! These weekly email announcements and teacher Remind messages are the best way to stay up to date with what is going on. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

B&O Parents: How to Stay Informed β€” Information regarding the 2020-21 school year is constantly being updated. We will try to get the information to you as quickly as possible. The following will help:
  • Website β€” Visit the rohsbob.org website and especially the INFORMATION page frequently.
  • Facebook β€” Request to join "Royal Oak High School Band & Orchestra Boosters" private group.
  • Weekly Announcements β€” Be sure you (and your student) join our email list to get weekly announcements. Click on the blue button on the HOME page to sign up. Your email will not be sold or shared for any purpose other than ROHS instrumental music department news.
  • FAQ β€” Everything you need to know about band & orchestra on one FAQ web page!
Check the ROHSBOB CALENDAR for upcoming events!
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You shop, our students benefit!

​Shop at KROGER.  Register your Kroger card for our Community Rewards. Old members should update their account number to WU326. New members can enroll by searching for "ROYAL OAK HS BAND & ORCHESTRA BOOSTERS," or by new account #WU326. Sign up here: http://www.kroger.com β€‹

​Shop at GORDON FOOD SERVICE. When you shop at Gordon Foods, let them know at checkout that you are shopping for "Royal Oak Bands & Orchestras" and the Boosters will receive discount points to use on supplies.

Shop at AMAZON SMILE.  Enter the Amazon Smile website via smile.amazon.com and designate "Royal Oak High School Band and Orchestra Boosters" as your charity. A portion of your sale will go to the Boosters' General Fund for things like instruments, music, clinicians, etc. (Sorry, our Amazon Smile account is not active at this time)
NOTE: If you would like to post something in our weekly announcements, email jenanesi@gmail.com before noon on Sundays.
Royal Oak High School Band & Orchestra Boosters
1500 Lexington Boulevard
Royal Oak, MI 48073