Week of 12/1/19
Band & Orchestra Notes
This Week!

  • 12/3/19: Winter Band Concert, Call 6:30 p.m./7 p.m., show in ROHS auditorium. Don't forget to pick up your poinsettia orders after the show. However, if any band parents are able to wait and pick up their plants after the orchestra concert is over on 12/4/19, it's much appreciated! Thank you.

  • 12/4/19: Winter Orchestra Concert, Call 6:30 p.m./7 p.m., show in ROHS auditorium. Don't forget to pick up your poinsettia orders after the show. Any plants not picked up at this time will be donated. Thank you.

  • Contribute to a great cause! There's still time to donate to the Jingle Bell Jazz silent auction! If you would like to contribute an item that has a monetary value of $25 or more, complete the JBJ SPONSOR LETTER & DONATION FORM by December 12, 2019. See more JBJ info in the "Coming Soon!" area (below)

  • Tux Cleaning Fees - There are a significant number of students who have not yet paid the cleaning fees for their tuxedos. Please put $10 in an envelope labeled "Tux Cleaning Fee" with your name and give it to your instructor before Wednesday. Thank you.

  • Disney Students - T-shirt sizes are needed for those students NOT in the Marching Band (we have sizes from MB band camp on file). Send an email to rohsbob.info@gmail.com with your shirt size today (unisex adult S-M-L-XL-XXL).

  • Disney Chaperones - Please remember to get your background info and fingerprints to the District Office as stated in the emails you received.


Coming Soon!

12/10/19: 
B&O Boosters’ meeting , 7 p.m in the TBD room (All parents and students welcome!)​


12/12/19:
Barnes & Noble Fundraiser from 6-9pm at Troy Barnes & Noble (on John R, just north of 14 Mile Road). Come in to ANY Barnes & Noble store and mention Bookfair ID 12561742. A percentage of your Barnes & Noble purchases will benefit our school/organization, so please share this ID with friends and family! CORRECTION: This fundraiser is for in store purchases only. This year, we will also have holiday cheesecakes for sale from the Cheesecake Factory and the ROHS Orchestra will rotate various chamber ensembles providing enjoyable music for the bookstore. We also need parental support to make this a success. Please consider volunteering just 1 hour of your time at our gift wrapping table (offering this service to customers for tips and donations).  Volunteers please click HERE to help! See details on the B&N FLYER .


NEW EVENT! 12/14/19 -12/15/19:
Orchestra students will be doing Tag Days at English Gardens December 14th and 15th from 12-3 pm (when Santa is in the store!). Combos will be arranged by Mr. Rose, but we will need parent volunteers to supervise the money collection. Interested volunteers should email Leah Barnett at: lhdoster@hotmail.com. Thanks!


12/14/19: 
Royal Oak Jingle Lighted Holiday Parade - MB call 5 p.m. ; This new parade will start at 6 pm and head down Main Street. Each person in the Marching Band is required to be decorated with lights.  WEAR:  Lots of warm layers under your MB uniform and a plain red and white Santa hat instead of your shako/beret. Decorate yourself with battery lights, garland, wrapping paper, bows, etc. (check out the Dollar Store) to be as merry as possible! We will have some leftover glow sticks available to those in need, but battery lights are preferred. BRING: Your instrument (no case), lyres and flip folders with your holiday music supplied by Mr. Jensen. For more event info, check out: https://rojingle.com/


12/19/19: 
Jingle Bell Jazz at RO Farmers Market, 6-9 p.m.  Fun for the whole family! Please help spread the word by sharing the  JBJ FLYER  on Facebook and with friends and family. The JBJ Donations & Staffing Sign Up is now live and we need lots of help to make this event a success:
  • JBJ Sponsor Donation - Interested in becoming an event sponsor ($25 - $500 levels) please download the JBJ SPONSOR LETTER & DONATION FORM from www.rohsbob.org/information (due 12/12/19)
  • Auction Basket Donation - Feeling crafty? Pick your favorite theme and create a basket (sports, chocolate, movies, dogs, music). Be sure to include a suggested bid price ($25 min.) (due 12/12/19)
  • Gift Card Donation - Donate a gift card to the auction baskets. It can be any amount. (due 12/12/19)
  • Staff Volunteers & Baked Goods - If you can give some volunteer time or baked goods, please sign up!

Questions about JBJ? Contact Huw Evans or Victoria Wisniewski via rohsbob.info@gmail.com



Help Needed!


  • Orchestra parents needed to supervise Tag Days at English Gardens on 12/14 and 12/15 from 12-3 pm. Email Leah Barnett at: lhdoster@hotmail.com


  • Interested in chairing the MB Parades committee? Contact rohsbob.info@gmail.com.
Check the ROHSBOB  CALENDAR  for upcoming events!
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You shop, your student benefits!

​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  

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.
Royal Oak High School Band & Orchestra Boosters
1500 Lexington Boulevard
Royal Oak, MI 48073
rohsbob.info@gmail.com