Week of October 20 and 27th — let’s finish the season with a bang!

Two great weeks ahead. Here are the details available now:

LAST CHANCE TO WIN $2,000 — Go on Instagram and like our video for a chance to win $2,000 in WKRN Channel 2’s March 2 The Top Contest (#March2TheTop). We need about 1500 likes to make this happen so tell all your friends. If you don’t have an Instagram, create one! Find the video here: http://instagram.com/p/uZj0WrRCyE/

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24 — HOME FOOTBALL GAME VS. PORTLAND
Call time: 5 pm
Dismissal: 10:30 pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25 — VANDERBILT MARCHING INVITATIONAL

12:30pm- Calltime

1:00-3:00pm- Eat/Load/Change

4:30- Arrive

5:46-6:16- Warm-up

6:33- Perform

7:15- Marine Band Exhibition

7:30- Awards

9:00- Depart for SCHS

10:00- Unload/Dismissal at SCHS

(We will remain in uniforms after our performance and will watch the other bands in the stadium and will change after the awards ceremony.)

Parents: if you can come and help move doors and equipment from the trailer to the stadium or help other ways, please plan to do so. Tara and Stanley will be contacting parents to officially chaperone the event, but if you are not contacted and can help, please come. It is a long haul to the stadium!

For lunch before we leave for Vanderbilt, the hospitality committee is planning a Taco Bar! How much fun is that? Please note all requests are 1 package each
GUARD- chopped tomatoes
BRASS- black olives or chopped onions
PIT- Salsa
CLARINETS- shredded cheese
PERCUSSION/DRUM MAJOR- flour tortillas
SAXOPHONES- Corn Hard shells or flour tortillas
FLUTES- shredded lettuce

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28TH — CLASS RUNS (time TBA)– This is a fun time for the band. We usually dress up in fun costumes and each class (freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors) does the show. This is traditionally a time we just come together and have fun. If you can contribuute a dessert, please email jehogan09 so she has a rough idea of what to expect.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30TH — REHEARSAL WITH HHS — We will be rehearsing our combined half-time performance. Since we will be rehearsing with HHS we thought it would be a nice time to have a meal together! We have hamburgers donated (with buns! ;) already cooked too!), but will need help to provide the rest.
GUARD-chips
BRASS- cookies
PIT- chips
CLARINETS- cookies
PERCUSSION/DRUM MAJOR- chips
SAXOPHONES- cookies
FLUTES- chips

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31ST — SENIOR NIGHT/HOME FOOTBALL GAME AGAINST HENDERSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Call time: 5 pm — we will be in full uniform — NO costumes
Seniors will be recognized on the field before the game with their parents.

Special half-time show with HHS Band.

Reception for seniors and their parents during third quarter. All band members are invited to attend as well as band alumni and parents. We need two or three sophomore parents to join the several junior parents in setting up, serving and cleaning up for this special event and make sure our senior parents don’t work and enjoy their special time with their seniors. If you can help, please reply to this e-mail.

NOVEMBER 11TH — VETERAN’S CONCERT (time TBA)
Concert attire
please plan to attend this very special combined concert with the SCHS Chorus. The band will be asked to bring side dishes for the meal served to veterans after the concert. Start thinking about what you’d like to bring.

Thanks — and don’t forget to like our Instagram video this week!

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Disney Deposit Due TODAY, Schedule for The Next Two Weeks

TODAY, OCTOBER 15TH — A $100 deposit for EACH person attending the Disney Trip in March 2015 is due. If paying by check, please place in an envelope in the gray box in the band room with the band student’s name and the names of the people the deposit is for. For non-band members/parents, please indicate whether you plan to ride the bus or not and how many hotel rooms you wish to reserve.

If when you received the statement on your Fair Share account yesterday and you had a credit balance of more than $100, meaning all your band fees have been paid to date and you have a surplus, you can request that the deposit be made from your Fair Share Account (for band members only). To do this, reply to the statement e-mail you received yesterday or directly to Charlotte Gonzalez at racerscharlotterequesting that $100 be applied to your Disney deposit. This also has to be done TODAY.

Please remember that ALL BAND FEES, including previous years Fair Share payments must be paid in full before you can go on the Disney Trip. You can make payments to your Fair Share Account/Disney Trip online or by writing a check and placing it in the gray box.

Remaining payment schedule:
November 14, 2014 — $150 per person
December 15 — all band fees must be current by this date
January 9, 2015 — $150 per person
February 6, 2015 — $150 per person
March 2, 2015 — Balance TBD based on fundraising efforts

All checks should be made payable to The Station Camp Band Boosters.

CANDY BAR MONEY PAST DUE — Please turn in your candy bar money immediately. Accounts will be charged for any money not received.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17 — HOME FOOTBALL GAME
Call time: 5 pm
Dismissal: 10:30 pm
Full uniform

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18 — COMPETITION AT MCGAVOCK HIGH SCHOOL
Call time: 6:30 am

7:00-8:00- Rehearsal

8:00- Load/Eat/Change into bibbers

9:00- Depart for McGavock HS

9:30- Arrive at McGavock

10:45- Pit warm-up

11:05-11:35- Band warm-up

11:55- Perform

4:15- Prelim Awards/Draw for Finals

4:30-6:00- Dinner Break

6:00-9:00- Finals

9:15- McGavock Exhibition

9:30- Awards

11:00- Arrive back at SCHS

11:30pm- Dismissal

(In the chance that we do not make finals, we will leave back and arrive at SCHS around 6:00pm.)

Dress appropriately for the weather

Breakfast will be served around 8 am before we leave for McGavock
What to bring:
GUARD- Whole Fruit- 1 bag or bunch and 1 package plates
BRASS- Muffins or doughnuts – 2 dozen
PIT- Whole fruit- 1 bag or bunch and 1 dozen Doughnuts or Muffins
CLARINETS- Granola Bars 1 box and 1 gallon OJ
PERCUSSION/DRUM MAJOR- Whole Fruit -1 bag or bunch and 1 package plates
SAXOPHONES- Granola Bars 1 box and 1 dozen Doughnuts or muffins
FLUTES- muffins or Doughnuts- 2 dozen

EVERYONE: Bring money for lunch and dinner in the concession stand

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24 — HOME FOOTBALL GAME VS. PORTLAND
Call time: 5 pm
Dismissal: 10:30 pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25 — VANDERBILT MARCHING INVITATIONAL

12:30pm- Calltime

1:00-3:00pm- Eat/Load/Change

4:30- Arrive

5:46-6:16- Warm-up

6:33- Perform

7:15- Marine Band Exhibition

7:30- Awards

9:00- Depart for SCHS

10:00- Unload/Dismissal at SCHS

(We will remain in uniforms after our performance and will watch the other bands in the stadium and will change after the awards ceremony.)

Parents: if you can come and help move doors and equipment from the trailer to the stadium or help other ways, please plan to do so. Tara and Stanley will be contacting parents to officially chaperone the event, but if you are not contacted and can help, please come. It is a long haul to the stadium!

CLASS RUNS — TIME AND SPECIFICS TO BE ANNOUNCED

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31ST — SENIOR NIGHT/HOME FOOTBALL GAME AGAINST HENDERSONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Call time: 5 pm — we will be in full uniform — NO costumes
Seniors will be recognized on the field before the game with their parents.

Special half-time show with HHS Band — more to come on this.

Reception for seniors and their parents during third quarter. All band members are invited to attend as well as band alumni and parents. We need two or three sophomore parents to join the several junior parents in setting up, serving and cleaning up for this special event and make sure our senior parents don’t work and enjoy their special time with their seniors. If you can help, please reply to this e-mail.

NOVEMBER 11TH — VETERAN’S CONCERT
Concert attire
please plan to attend this very special combined concert with the SCHS Chorus. The band will be asked to bring side dishes for the meal served to veterans after the concert.

MID-STATE AUDITIONS:
NOVEMBER 22 — 11th and 12th grade
DECEMBER 6 — 7th and 8th grade
DECEMBER 13 — 9th and 10th grade

CHRISTMAS PARADE — TBA

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Pep Band At The Gallatin Game Cancelled Due To Inclement Weather

Because of the weather, the band will NOT be going to the Gallatin Football Game tonight. Please watch for updates as next week starts up.

Booster Meeting on Tuesday, October 14th.

Thanks, and enjoy the rest of your Fall Break!

Sheila

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Band News: Week of October 6-11

We hope everyone is enjoying a great Fall Break. Just a few notes for this week:

INSTAGRAM VIDEO — We have another video on our new SC Band Instagram Page — @SCband. So be sure find us and follow us on Instagram, tell all your friends and family, and be sure to like this week’s video. We are trying to get upwards of 1500 likes by 3 pm tomorrow (Thursday) as we try to win WKRN’s News Channel 2’s #March2TheTop contest. If we are the band with the most likes this week, we’ll be entered for a chance to win $2,000! Please like the video and spread the word! Find the video here: http://instagram.com/p/t1mYP2RC0b/

ADS AVAILABLE FOR VANDERBILT MARCHING INVITATIONAL PROGRAM — DEADLINE TODAY WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8TH- (sorry for the short notice) – Parents and supporters have the opportunity to purchase ads in the VMI program. Options:

Full page: $50
Half page: $30
Quarter page: $18

You can write a simple message, or include a picture as well – they just ask that the picture be somewhat high quality to print on the program, following these dimensions:
Full page: 8.5x11in at 200ppi = 1700px x 2200px minimum
Half page: 8.5×5.5in at 200ppi = 1700px x 1100px minimum
Quarter page: 4.25×5.5in at 200ppi = 850px x 1100px minimum

You can design the way you want it to look with the above exact dimensions (the best way to do this would be through some photoshop program), or you can have our publications chair design it for you, for a 20% fee added to the total charge. If you send a design that does not follow these dimensions, they will have to charge the extra 20% fee.

If interested, call 615-343-BAND (2263) and speak to band secretary, Mrs. Gallagher, to pay via credit card over the phone. Or send directly to: vmipublications2014 before next by October 8th.

GALLATIN FOOTBALL GAME FRIDAY — Friday, October 10th, we have a Football game at Gallatin High School. Call time: 5 pm at SCHS. We will be wearing full uniform (minus shako and plume) and riding a bus together to Gallatin High School. We will not be doing our show, but will be an important part of the game as the Pep Band. Our school needs us. If you are in town, you are required to attend.

Our hospitality committee will be feeding the students before the game. Please bring the following items by section:
GUARD-1 bag of chips
BRASS- 1 box cookies
PIT- 1 bag chips
CLARINETS-1 box cookies
PERCUSSION/DRUM MAJOR-1 bag chips
SAXOPHONES- 1 box cookies
FLUTES- 1 bag chips

We will also have hotdogs (buns provided) and juice boxes/water and whole fruit available.

NEXT WEEK NOTES:
Tuesday, October 14 — Rehearsal 3:30 -6 pm
Band Booster Meeting, 6 pm — please plan to be there. Lots to discuss.

Wednesday, October 15 — First deposit due for Disney Trip. You must pay your first $100 per person in order to be placed on the official list for the trip. As you are planning your payments, please keep in mind that all band fees must be current by December 15, 2014, in order to go on the trip.
Payment schedule:

$150 payment — November 14

$150 payment — January 9

$150 payment — February 6

Final payment (TBD, based on fundraising) — March 2

Make all checks payable to the Station Camp Band Boosters and turn them into The Gray Box.

Thursday, October 16 — Rehearsal 3:30 – 6 pm

Spirit Night at Panera Bread in Hendersonville — 4 pm to 8 pm mark your calendar!

Friday, October 17 — Home Football Game — Call time: 5 pm

Saturday, October 18 — Band Competition — McGavock High School — more info will come as it becomes available

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