Week of 9/12/21
Royal Oak High School Band & Orchestra Boosters


Register by Wednesday (9/15) for Sunday's MB Golf Outing — The 5th Annual Marching Band Golf Outing is Sept. 19 at Royal Oak Golf Course. Please encourage family and friends to register for this event no later than Sept. 15. Download the printable flyer here.

RSVP by Thursday (9/16) for HoCo Family Tailgate — Alumni welcome, especially since it's Homecoming! Look for the canopy near the B&O classroom at all home games from 5-6:45 p.m. (game time 7 p.m.). Bring a chair/blanket; main dish & water provided by ROHSBOB; volunteers needed to bring side dishes, dessert, etc. RSVP by Sept. 16/sign up to volunteer here.

Game Day volunteers needed on Friday (9/17) — Parent/guardian volunteers are needed on game days to help pick up food for the MB students, load/unload equipment, dole out snacks and water, pack up after the game, and more — please sign up here to volunteer.

Alumni invited to play with the band at HoCo (9/17) — Please RSVP by email to rohsbob.info@gmail.com with subject “HoCo Alumni Band” followed by your name, instrument and grad year (e.g., HoCo Alumni Band: Jane Doe - trumpet 2015). Music and loaner instruments will be available upon request; there's no cost to participate.

Sign up for Tag Days (9/24 & 9/25) — ALL students to work at least one three-hour shift, and parent/guardian volunteers are needed:
  • Tag Days SignUpGenius for Students, Chaperones & HQ
  • Informational presentation and photos from past Tag Days
  • Don’t miss your chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card! There will be two winners — one from band, and one from orchestra.
  • If there are additional shifts left after Sept. 15, students who sign up for and complete 2 or more shifts will receive an extra raffle ticket for each shift.
  • A $5 gift card to 7-Eleven will be given for the second shift worked!
  • Parents/guardians needed to chaperone, so please sign up!
  • Orchestra and Band students, please wear your concert uniforms. 
  • For those in marching band or color guard, please wear your MB/CG uniform. 
  • Students are encouraged to play at their post.
  • Additional guidelines will be covered in class.

Mattress Fundraiser scheduled for 10/10 — For more information, text ROHS21 to 474747, visit the Facebook event page, or download the flyer.

Sign up for Remind — Marching Band parents and students must sign up for Remind in order to receive important announcements from the directors. This is for the 2021/2022 season — even if you signed up last year, you must sign up again:

B&O Parents: How to Stay Informed — Information regarding the 2021-2022 school year is constantly being updated. We will try to get the information to you as quickly as possible. The following will help:
  • Remind — Sign up for Remind (see above for Marching Band parent/student instructions).
  • Calendar — Check the calendar on our website — it is updated often.
  • Website — Visit the rohsbob.org website and especially the INFORMATION page frequently.
  • Facebook — Request to join "Royal Oak High School Band & Orchestra Boosters" private Facebook group.
  • Weekly Announcements — Be sure you (and your student) join our email list to receive these 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 — Everything you need to know about band & orchestra on one FAQ web page.

Mondays through Thursdays (school days): 3:15-5:15 p.m. Marching Band rehearsals, rain or shine. Attendance is REQUIRED for Marching Band members.

Sept. 15: Last day to register for the Golf Outing

Sept. 16: Last day to RSVP for HoCo Family Tailgate

Sept. 17: 5-6:45 p.m. ROHS Marching Band Family Tailgate. RSVP/sign up to volunteer here.

Sept. 17: 3:30 p.m. call, 7 p.m. game. Home Game (Troy), "Homecoming." Post-game performance — "Billy Joel" (Segment III & IV). Marching Band Game Day support staff needed — sign up to volunteer here! 

Sept. 19: 3-6 p.m. Marching Band Golf Outing at Royal Oak Golf Course. Please encourage family and friends to register! Download the flyer here.

Sept. 21: Time TBDROHSBOB Mattress Fundraiser Parent Meeting. Zoom link coming soon.

Sept. 24: 5-6:45 p.m. ROHS Marching Band Family TailgateRSVP/sign up to volunteer here.

Sept. ​24: 3:30 p.m. call; 7 p.m. game. Home Game. Halftime Performance of "Billy Joel" (segments TBA).

Sept. 24-25: 5-9 p.m. on 9/24; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on 9/25. TAG DAYS!! All students to work at least one 3-hour shift. Sign up here; more info here, above, and at rohsbob.org/calendar.html.

View the full ROHSBOB Calendar for important upcoming events, and don't forget to join the ROHSBOB Facebook group.
Check the ROHSBOB CALENDAR for more upcoming events!
DONATE to the ROHS Band & Orchestra Boosters
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 

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