BANDS OF AMERICA REGIONAL COMPETITION, DELAWARE, OCTOBER 7 -- We are happy to be competing in this prestigious competition. The $35 per student fee is due Friday, September 8th. Please make payment by check payable to WHS Music. Please note your student’s name in the memo section. Drum Majors will collect the checks. More details to follow.
PRE-BAND CAMP –
FORMS – Medical Forms # 1 – 4 due August 16th to WHS Health Office. Medication and form #5 are due August 21st to the WHS Health Office. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Vitale or Mr. Sindorf.
FIVE GUYS/CHIPOTLE – Finding time for dinner together can be tough, especially during pre-band camp week! No worries! During these two nights, grab dinner at these delicious establishments. The marching band will benefit from the proceeds!
Online Spiritwear Store – The WHS BPA is excited to offer an online store with spiritwear items for band members and their parents and families through Varsity Central. There will be five items available ranging between $20 - $50. Track jacket and compression shirt order forms will be available soon. Heather Bryant will have samples of the sweatshirt and track pants at practices. The online store is live and accepting orders 8/3 – 8/25. Merchandise will be distributed 9/13. Happy Shopping! CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT OUR WHS BPA MERCHANDISE STORE!
INDIVIDUAL FUNDRAISERS – Looking to put more money in your student’s CHARMs account? You can purchase grocery store gift cards from Shop Rite, Stop and Shop, ACME and Kings. For every $100 gift card purchased, $5 goes into the student’s account. You can resell the card to friends/family or use it for your everyday shopping. Gift cards can be purchased anytime throughout the year. Contact Mary Beyert (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Sarah McGrail (email@example.com) for more information about grocery cards and how your every day shopping can put money in your pocket!
SAVE THE DATE - BOWLING NIGHT – August 26 This annual event is a great time for parents and kids to meet up and bowl a few games. This year, Bowling Night will be held on Saturday, August 26th from 8 – 10 pm at Linden Lanes. For $20, you get pizza, soda, water and continuous bowling including shoe rental. If you want to come but don’t want to bowl, you can pay $10 and enjoy pizza, soda and water while seeing friends. This event is a personal favorite of our Band Director, Mr. Vitale! Flyer to follow.
NEW - SAVE THE DATE – New MB Parent/Student Social – This event is a fun and helpful opportunity for parents of rookies to the marching band. New parents will have the opportunity to have all their questions answered and enjoy some delicious food. New parents – make sure to attend on August 18th from 7 – 9 pm at the Mohr-Ramirez home –733 Summit Avenue.
Many hands make light work. Please volunteer to help out!!
Our first volunteer opportunity is for uniform fitting 8/23 – 8/25 from 9 am - noon. The second volunteer opportunity is for away band camp. We are looking for 4 men and 4 women for each night of camp. The responsibilities are simple....to make sure our kids are safe during the overnight hours. We are in need of dads for all days, and moms for Monday and Tuesday. The Hospitality Committee is also looking for more volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, please follow the link and pick the day that best works for you.
CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER!!
NEW – Newsletter Archive – can’t locate a newsletter? Now you can access it via the WHS Bands’ website on the Band Parents’ Association page. Just go to the Leadership drop-down and hold your cursor over “Parent Association” and you will have an option to click on newsletters.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW PAST NEWSLETTERS!
Questions??Though we try, we couldn’t possible think of everything. Feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions. We will get right back to you!
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550 Dorian Road
Westfield, NJ 07090