Week of 11/17/19
Band & Orchestra Notes
This Week!

  • Sunday, 11/17/19, is the last day for the B&O Poinsettia Sale! Order poinsettias to decorate the stage during the Holiday Concerts on Dec. 3-4, 2019. After the concerts, donate them or take them home to enjoy over the holidays! Poinsettias make great hostess, teacher, or office gifts. Any plants not picked up by Dec. 4th will be donated to a local nursing home. Download your POINSETTIA SALE FORM and return it no later than 11/17/19. Thanks for your support!

  • The Nov. 12th B&O Booster meeting was cancelled due to the snow day, but the Board had a "virtual meeting" via email. Click here to read MINUTES from that email, or view them on the website (HOME page).

  • 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.

  • 11/18/19: Blue Lake Camp scholarship auditions (auditions will occur during classes all day)​. Get forms from Mr. Jensen.

  • Jazz activity starts Nov. 19 for Jazz Band and Nov. 21 for Jazz Ensemble. Membership determined this week. 

Coming Soon!

  • 12/3/19: Winter Band Concert, Call 6:30 p.m./7 p.m., show in ROHS auditorium 

  • 12/4/19: Winter Orchestra Concert, Call 6:30 p.m./7 p.m., show in ROHS auditorium. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for setting up a Booster table, passing out programs, and collecting donations (cans). Email: rohsbob.info@gmail.com if you can help. Thanks!

  • 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). Customers just need to reference the event ID for purchases in store on Dec. 12th or online for a week following. This year, we will also have holiday cheesecakes for sale from the Cheesecake Factory! The ROHS Orchestra will rotate various chamber ensembles providing enjoyable music for the bookstore. but we also need parental support to make this a success. Please consider volunteering just 1 hour of your time for this event. We are looking for help at our gift wrapping table offering this service to customers for tips and donations. Click HERE to help! If you can't join us in person, please consider supporting the event by getting the word out to friends and familes. The Book Fair will remain open online for 1 week using our bookfair ID# 12561742. See details on the B&N FLYER.

  • 12/14/19: NEW Royal Oak Jingle Lighted Holiday Parade - MB call 5 p.m.; parade starts at 6 pm and heads down Main Street. Marching Band will need to "glow." Map with details coming soon. 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! If you or someone you know is interested in becoming an event sponsor, please download the JBJ SPONSOR LETTER & DONATION FORM. If you can give some time or baked goods, please consider volunteering (sign up coming soon). Questions, contact Huw Evans or Victoria Wisniewski.  

Help Needed!

  • Jingle Bell Jazz donations and volunteers sign up (coming soon). If you or someone you know is interested in becoming an event sponsor, please download the JBJ SPONSOR LETTER & DONATION FORM

  • A few volunteers are needed at the Orchestra Concert (12/4/19) setting up a Booster table, passing out programs, and collecting donations (cans). Email rohsbob.info@gmail.com if you can help.

  • Interested in chairing or co-chairing the MB Parades committee? Contact rohsbob.info@gmail.com.

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​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