August Fundraisers — Mum Sale and Macy’s Shop For a Cause

Annual Mum Sale

Sale dates are August 3 through August 25. Delivery date is Sept. 17 from 9:00 – 10:00am.  Pick up will be in front of the lobby of the high school. We are selling the mums for $6.50 for an 8″ pot. There are 5 colors to choose from.

Order forms:MUM Sale Order form 2016 docx1 (1)

Order forms will also be in the band room.

mumsMacy’s Shop For a Cause

Shopping dates are Friday, Aug. 26- Sunday Aug 28. Students may sell the shopping passes for $5.00.

You can read more about the program at: macys.com/shopforacause. If you would like to participate, shopping passes are available from Mr. Nickel in the band room.

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August reminders

A few reminders for this coming week and month:

1.Tuesday, August 9 @ 6:30-9pm: Mandatory Band Practice (Band & Band Front)

  1. Wednesday, August 10 – Kennywood Day Trip/Parade (Arrive at WAHS by 9:15am)

*Chaperones will need to purchase Park Passes in advance

*Band members receive free park passes

*Discounted tickets sold at GNC credit union and Giant Eagle

  1. Tuesday, August 16 @ 6:30-9pm: Mandatory Band Practices (Band & Band Front)
  2. Wednesday, August 17 – Lawrence County Fair Performance (Arrive at HS by 4:00)
  3. Monday, August 22 – @ 6:30-9pm: Mandatory Band Practices (Band & Band Front)
  4. Friday, August 26 – 1st Home Football Game

More Upcoming Performance Details:

*KENNYWOOD:

**Park Attire: Gold Band tee-shirt

*Parade attire: full uniform

*Band Room Opens: 9:15am

*Uniform Inspection: 9:50am

*Buses depart WAHS: 10:00am

*Arrive approx. around 11:30am

*Students report to buses to dress in uniform: 6:45pm

*Line-up/warm-up: 7:30pm

*Parade begins: 8:00pm

*Parade ends: approx. 8:45pm

*Band departs by: 9:30pm

*LAWRENCE COUNTY FAIR:

*Attire: Summer Uniform for band members: Band Shoes, Blue Jeans, yellow Band Shirt (tucked in), (belts are optional)

*Sequins and Boots for band front members

*Band Rooms Opens: 4:00

*Inspection: 4:45 (ALL STUDENTS INCLUDING DRIVERS MUST BE PRESENT)

*Meet/Rehearse at Laurel H.S.: 5:15

*March and perform: 6:15pm

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BAND CAMP INFO!!!!

Donations still needed for:

*Gatorade Mix

*Chips/Pretzels/Snacks for the Wednesday evening dance

*Pop/Soda cans

*Bottled water cases

*Sunscreen

 

EVENT TIMES & DETAILS:

 

  1. Band Front IMPACT Concussion Screening:

*Tuesday, July 26

*8:00am – 9:00am prior to practice

*Parent forms will be provided in advance

 

  1. IMPORTANT – Band Camp Parent/Student Meeting:

*Tuesday, July 26

*5:45-6:30 in the HS auditorium

*Chaperone meeting to follow afterward the main mtg.

 

  1. Band Camp Departure:

*Sunday, July 31

*Band Room opens: 10:00am

*Luggage checks: 11:00-12:00

*Buses depart: 12:45

*Students will need to eat lunch PRIOR to arriving at school!!!

 

  1. Mid-Week Parent Visitation to Wesley Woods:

*Wednesday, August 3

*Parents may visit and watch the evening field rehearsal

*Earliest permitted arrival: 6:45

*Parents must stay at the field until after the rehearsal.

*details/directions TBA

 

  1. Meet the Band Night Parent Show:

*Friday, August 5 @ 7:00pm

*Location: Wilmington Area HS Stadium

*students are dismissed following the show

 

 

Other Important July Practice Reminders:

 

Band Front UPDATES:

*Saturday, July 16th practice will be cancelled

*Impact testing on July 26 @ 8:00am

*Practice time adjustment: July 23 – 10:00am – 2:00pm

 

Band & Band Front REMINDERS:

*Student Leader Marching Practices

*APPLIES TO: squad/section leaders, captains/drum majors & 1st year students

*Monday, July 25 – 6:30pm on the field

*Wednesday, July 27 – 6:30pm on the field

 

Future August Dates:

 

  1. August 9 @ 6:30pm: Mandatory Band Practices (Band & Band Front)
  2. August 10 – Kennywood Day Trip/Parade (Arrive at WAHS by 9:15am)
  3. August 16 @ 6:30pm: Mandatory Band Practices (Band & Band Front)
  4. August 17 – Lawrence County Fair Performance (Arrive at WAHS by 4:00)
  5. August 22 – @ 6:30pm: Mandatory Band Practices (Band & Band Front)
  6. August 26 – 1st Home Football Game
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Kennywood Band Trip – Aug. 10

Band Parents,

I am looking for chaperones for the 1-day band trip to Kennywood Amusement Park in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.  The band will be participating in the Fall Fantasy Parade after spending a full day at the amusement park (see details below).

*If interested, chaperones will need to purchase Park Passes.  

*Band & Band Front Members will receive FREE park passes but will need to bring money for food. 

Please email Mr. Nickel if you are interested in chaperoning!  To make this trip happen, I will need between 8 – 12 parent chaperones.  

CONTACT: nickel@wilmington.k12.pa.us

Kennywood Parade Day Trip: 8/10/16

-Band Room Opens: 9:15am

-Inspection: 9:50am

-Depart: 10:00am

-Arrive: 11:30am

-Report to staging area: 7:00pm

-Line-up: 7:30pm

-Parade: 8:00pm

-Depart: 9:00pm

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Band Booster Meeting – Wednesday, June 8th @ 7pm

Parents!

You are invited to the June band booster parent meeting this evening at 7:00pm in the High School band room!

Come meet and greet the new band front choreographer – Ms. Rachel Read!

Learn more about upcoming events, fundraisers, band camp, and summer events!

See you there!

-JN

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