THS Band – notes for the week of Dec 1

Dear Trinity Band Family,

 

Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving break!

 

Schedule notes for this week:

 

Marching Band rehearsal on Thursday.

 

Tuesday, December 2: Booster Meeting, 7pm, Band Hall


Wednesday, December 3: Region Listening #9

 

Thursday, December 4: Marching Band rehearsal, 8am

 

Saturday, December 6: 2:00 PM – Quarterfinal Playoff game vs. Allen, Apogee Stadium, UNT, Denton (watch for detailed itinerary from the directors).

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Tuesday, December 2 – Band Booster Meeting, 7pm

Lots going on at the Booster Meeting this month:

Director’s update!

Pictures from senior recognition night will be distributed to parents of seniors!

Spring trip deposits can be made and/or band dues can be paid so that trip deposits can be made.

Items for band council auction baskets can be dropped off.

Spirit Shop will be open if you need Trinity Band Swag for the playoff game!

Uniforms can be dropped off/picked up if you’re on the uniform washing crew.

 

Wednesday, December 3 – Region Listening #9

 

Saturday, December 6 – Playoff Game (watch for itinerary from directors)

Game info from the THS website:

The Trojans take on the Allen Eagles on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. at Apogee Stadium on the campus of UNT in Denton.  Tickets will be on sale at Trinity and Pennington Field, sales end at noon on Friday at both locations.  Pres-sale $6 students, $8 adults, $10 at gate, $10 for parking.  Directions to the stadium: http://www.mapquest.com/?q2=303080617+type:mqid#fd003609cdc5a6769cf928e5

 


Sunday, December 7It’Z All day event.  Come all, come young, come old, eat and play games.  10% of what you spend goes to the student Band Council.  Please mentioned you are with the Trinity Band.

 

Wednesday, December 10 – Last day to turn in items for band council auction baskets.

 

Week of December 8 – Region Phase I & II Auditions ($12 entry fee is due if participating in Region auditions)

 

Tuesday, December 16 – Winter Concert, 7pm

 

December 22 – January 2 – Winter Break

 

 

Band Council News

Basket Themes for the Band Council auction to take place at the Winter Concert have been assigned. Section leaders will help coordinate donations according to these themes:

 

                 Flutes – Girls Night In

                 Clarinets – Starbucks

                 Alto Sax – Frozen

                 Low Woods – Band and Body Works

                 Trumpets – Holiday

                 French Horns – Sports

                 Trombone – Trinity Trojans

                 Euphoniums – Movies

                 Tubas – Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

                 Percussion – Candy Land

                 ColorGuard – Disney

                 Drum Majors – Warm Up for Winter

 

Items can be delivered at the next booster meeting (December 2nd) or can be dropped off in Mr. Wahrmund’s office.  Once the donations are received, Mrs. Sword will be helping to create beautiful baskets of items wrapped with marvelous bows – all available for your bidding pleasure at the winter concert (proceeds from the auction benefit the band council and will help reduce the cost of the spring banquet tickets).

 

We invite parents to donate additional items for the auction – handmade crafts, baked goods, gift certificates, etc. Also, if you have tissue paper, baskets, holiday boxes/tins/etc, ribbon, or any items that could be used as filler for the baskets, please bring those as well.  All donations are put to use!

 

Band Spring Trip

Spring Trip information has been distributed!  Pick up an information sheet and contract in the band hall.

The band is going to the Rocky Mountains from April 16th – 20th.

The non-refundable deposit is due on Friday, December 5th.

All band dues must be paid in full to be eligible for the trip.

Participation in the trip is optional, but is a fabulous educational, recreational, and musical opportunity!

 

A Special Request from the THS PTA

 

‘Tis the season where we get to bless our wonderful teachers with delicious desserts.  The THS Faculty and Staff enjoys a holiday luncheon each year between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Mr. Harris provides the main meal, and PTA members provide dessert. 

Dessert donations are needed for this event.  This year the luncheon will be held Wednesday, December 10th.  Donations can be left in the main office between 7:30-4:30 pm on Tuesday (December 9th), or before 10:30 am on Wednesday (December 10th).

 

If you have any questions or would like to RSVP with what you can donate, please contact our VP of Hospitality, Janice Forbes, at j.forbes@sbcglobal.net or 817-614-9493, or her co-chair Megan Knox at megan_knox@yahoo.com.

Thank you for your generosity!

Stacey Merchant
Trinity High School PTA
Volunteer Coordinator


 

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