Mason Bands http://www.masonbands.com Mason Bands Mason Bands Band Notes for the week of May 28 http://www.masonbands.com/pages/blog/entry/644 Sun, 27 May 2018 18:28:01 EST http://www.masonbands.com/pages/blog/entry/644 <h2><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Week of Monday, May 28 at a glance:</span></h2> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Parade and Mini Band Camp details can be found on the Mason Bands website calendar</span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">.</span></p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></p> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000664"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">Monday, May 28</span></span></span></span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Memorial Day Parade</span></li> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: circle; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">2017 Marching Band Members only</span></li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: circle; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Summer Uniform: green polo, knee-length khaki shorts, brown belt, white socks, white tennis shoes.</span></li> </ul> </ul> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000666"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">Tuesday, May 29</span></span></span></span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Leadership Meeting</span></li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Medication Drop-off: </span><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Details Below</span></li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Mini Band Camp</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000667"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">Wednesday, May 30</span></span></span></span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Mini Band Camp</span></li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Photo Committee Meeting, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000668"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">7:00 pm</span></span></span>, Athletic Office</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000669"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">Thursday, May 31</span></span></span></span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Mini Band Camp</span></li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Dine and Donate, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000670"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">5:00 pm - 9:00 pm</span></span></span>, Gold Star Chili, Arbor Square location</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000671"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">Friday, June 1</span></span></span></span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Mini Band Camp</span></li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Parent Performance, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000672"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">7:00 pm</span></span></span>, HS Bus Circle</span></li> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: circle; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Mason Band Boosters: Q&amp;A and Bylaw Vote</span></li> </ul> </ul> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <h4><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Summer Instrument Rental</span></h4> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Students wanting to rent a concert instrument for the summer from the school should bring a in check for $25.00 made out to Mason City Schools. Instruments can &nbsp;be picked up during mini band camp or when they are returned from the repair shop.</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <h4><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Summer Social Fundraiser: Brews and Boosters</span></h4> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Please join us on <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000673"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">Tuesday, June 26 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm</span></span></span> at Grainworks Brewing Company for our inaugural Summer Social, Brews and Boosters! Tickets will be on sale outside the Small Commons each day this week, at the end of mini camp. Don&rsquo;t miss out on this event, as only 100 tickets will be available for sale!</span><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> (must be 21 to participate in the event)</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Each ticket for this event is $25, and will include a Booster selected flight, light food pairings, and a pint of your choice!</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Please contact Janice Anello at </span><a style="text-decoration: none;" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://fundraising@masonbandboosters.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1527546415532000&amp;usg=AFQjCNFwDgG4oimhHNKUNSKVlwsVfqhSjQ"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">fundraising@masonbandboosters.com</span></a><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> or Shannon Walton at </span><a style="text-decoration: none;" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://sbjwalton@gmail.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1527546415532000&amp;usg=AFQjCNFKAcG0VCwwSmWMvxlBOdBb29ZVMA"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">sbjwalton@gmail.com</span></a><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> with any questions.</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <h4><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">Dine and Donate: <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000674"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">this Thursday</span></span></span>!</span></h4> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">Our next Dine and Donate is <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000675"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">this Thursday</span></span></span>, at Gold Star Chili&rsquo;s Arbor Square location, from <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000676"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">5:00 pm - 9:00 pm.</span></span></span> Please bring the attached </span><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">flyer</span><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">, and Gold Star will donate 15% to the Mason Band Boosters!</span></p> <h4><br />&nbsp;</h4> <h4><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Spirit Wear</span></h4> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Anyone who pre-ordered spirit wear online from <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000677"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">Friday</span></span></span> Threads can pick it up this </span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000678"><span class="aQJ">Tuesday</span></span></span><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> at the conclusion of mini camp at the spirit table which will be located near the small commons entrance. </span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <h4><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Photo Committee Organizational Meeting</span></h4> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">We will meet in team room F111 just inside the Athletic Office entrance, around the corner from the band entrances. Park in the band parking lot, walk north toward the Athletic Office entrance and enter through door C4. Room F111 is the first door inside the building on the right.</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">RSVP (or Questions): Lisa Clabbers, </span><a style="text-decoration: none;" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://photo@masonbandboosters.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1527546415532000&amp;usg=AFQjCNEbdd9rRTyAsKUbVepkJKifrxRyEg"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">photo@masonbandboosters.com</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">, 513-317-4054</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <h4><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Mason Band Boosters: Bylaw Vote, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000679"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">this Friday</span></span></span>!</span></h4> <p><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">As a reminder, there will be a vote on proposed changes to the Mason Band Boosters Bylaws this Friday, June 1, immediately following the Mini Camp Parent Performance. There will be Board members available at <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000681"><span class="aQJ"><span style="color: #222222;">6:00 pm</span></span></span> to answer questions about the proposed changes.</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <h4><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">Medication for Mini Band Camp</span></h4> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Central OTC (Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Benadryl)</span></p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">If you would like your student to have access to Central OTC medication during Mini-Band Camp and throughout the season, please submit DMS forms electronically to </span><a style="text-decoration: none;" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1527546415532000&amp;usg=AFQjCNFdaOeFY3q2Ma73zYr0dj0IWcmcbA"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">. Your student can also turn DMS forms into the MHS Dropbox or their Director. Please keep a copy of all forms before submitting them.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Medication Drop Off</span></p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">If your student needs medication that is not centrally provided during Mini-Band Camp, please plan to drop off the necessary DMS forms and medication. Please use the charms link below to sign up for a time on the first day of Mini-Band Camp. If this time does not work for your schedule, please email </span><a style="text-decoration: none;" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1527546415532000&amp;usg=AFQjCNFdaOeFY3q2Ma73zYr0dj0IWcmcbA"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> to arrange an alternate time.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; margin-left: 11pt; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_368000682"><span class="aQJ">Tuesday May 29th 12:00-5:30 p.m.</span></span> Sign-up in Charms --&gt; click here to sign up:</span><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Verdana; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"><a href="https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=MasonHSBa&amp;v=4207939">https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=MasonHSBa&amp;v=4207939</a></span></li> </ul> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <h4><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Chaperones and Band Aides for 2018-19</span></h4> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">--VIP field pass for home football games &nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">--Time with amazing students</span></p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">--Travel to exotic locations like Bowling Green and Indianapolis</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">If you are intrigued or interested in serving as a chaperone or Band Aid during the upcoming school year, and have not already completed your interest form to register for training, please do so this week! &nbsp;Training sessions begin 5/30 for next school year. </span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">We welcome new volunteers and new parents to join us this season as we care for our students. During Marching Band season, whether you are parent of a musician or guard student, we are all one team working together to support all of our students. Both Chaperones and Band Aids provide care for our students during long rehearsals, events at Mason and when the band travels. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">This year we are offering a series of required training sessions for our team responsible for Student Health and Wellness--Chaperones and Band Aids that are on the front lines of that team.</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">Please complete the interest form so we can connect and you can register for information and training sessions. &nbsp;</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="https://goo.gl/forms/9ka3VIqCuODv8rjv2" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://goo.gl/forms/9ka3VIqCuODv8rjv2&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1527546415532000&amp;usg=AFQjCNFpTH1jvy0PSZdXni4Q8Vjj76x1FQ"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">https://goo.gl/forms/9ka3VIqCuODv8rjv2</span></a></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">If you have any questions, please contact Mindy Patton at </span><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;"><a target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://travel@masonbandboosters.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1527546415532000&amp;usg=AFQjCNEk6mBa_ZKBB1pieFZpjONYvIBSEQ"><span style="color: #222222;">travel@masonbandboosters.com</span></a>.</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <h4><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">NEW Mason Band Merchandise!</span></h4> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">The spirit committee is pleased to announce </span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">All New</span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;"> items available in the online store including essentials your student will want for camp this summer! &nbsp;Tank tops, v-neck ladies t-shirt, shorts, hats, a new sling pack and more!&nbsp; </span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">Order online: </span><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1527546415532000&amp;usg=AFQjCNEgX3vswCnJv3XPoHm7HS4DwoV3LQ"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">. </span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p><br />&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">Questions? Contact </span><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;"><a target="_blank"><span style="color: #222222;">spirit@masonbandboosters.com</span></a>.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Band Notes for the Week of May 21 http://www.masonbands.com/pages/blog/entry/643 Sun, 20 May 2018 20:43:44 EST http://www.masonbands.com/pages/blog/entry/643 <h2 id="docs-internal-guid-b595cf07-8026-58c0-d3bf-651617af7362" style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.9871; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></h2> <h2 style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Photo Committee Organizational Meeting</span></h2> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Wednesday, May 30th, 7:00 pm &mdash; Athletic Office Room F111</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">We will meet in team room F111 just inside the Athletic Office entrance, around the corner from the band entrances. Park in the band parking lot, walk north toward the Athletic Office entrance and enter through door C4. Room F111 is the first door inside the building on the right.</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">RSVP (or Questions): Lisa Clabbers, </span><a style="text-decoration: none;"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">photo@masonbandboosters.com</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">, 513-317-4054</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <h2 style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Chaperones and Band Aides for 2018-19</span></h2> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">--VIP field pass for home football games &nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">--Time with amazing students</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">--Travel to exotic locations like Bowling Green and Indianapolis</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">If you are intrigued or interested in serving as a chaperone or Band Aid during the upcoming school year, and have not already completed your interest form to register for training, please do so this week! &nbsp;Training sessions begin 5/30 for next school year. </span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">We welcome new volunteers and new parents to join us this season as we care for our students. During Marching Band season, whether you are parent of a musician or guard student, we are all one team working together to support all of our students. Both Chaperones and Band Aids provide care for our students during long rehearsals, events at Mason and when the band travels. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">This year we are offering a series of required training sessions for our team responsible for Student Health and Wellness--Chaperones and Band Aids that are on the front lines of that team.</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">Please complete the interest form so we can connect and you can register for information and training sessions. &nbsp;</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="https://goo.gl/forms/9ka3VIqCuODv8rjv2"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">https://goo.gl/forms/9ka3VIqCuODv8rjv2</span></a></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">If you have any questions, please contact Mindy Patton at </span><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">travel@masonbandboosters.com</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <h2 style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.656; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">Medication for Mini Band Camp</span></h2> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Central OTC (Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Benadryl)</span></p> <p style="padding: 0pt 0pt 0pt 47pt; text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; text-indent: -47pt; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">If you would like your student to have access to Central OTC medication during Mini-Band Camp and throughout the season, please submit DMS forms electronically to </span><a style="text-decoration: none;"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">. Your student can also turn DMS forms into the MHS Dropbox or their Director. Please keep a copy of all forms before submitting them.</span></p> <p style="padding: 0pt 0pt 0pt 47pt; text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; text-indent: -47pt; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p style="padding: 0pt 0pt 0pt 47pt; text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; text-indent: -47pt; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Medication Drop Off</span></p> <p style="padding: 0pt 0pt 0pt 47pt; text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; text-indent: -47pt; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">If your student needs medication that is not centrally provided during Mini-Band Camp, please plan to drop off the necessary DMS forms and medication. Please use the charms link below to sign up for a time on the first day of Mini-Band Camp. If this time does not work for your schedule, please email </span><a style="text-decoration: none;"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> to arrange an alternate time.</span></p> <p style="padding: 0pt 0pt 0pt 47pt; text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; text-indent: -47pt; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; margin-left: 11pt; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Tuesday May 29th 12:00-5:30 p.m. Sign-up in Charms --&gt; click here to sign up:</span><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=MasonHSBa&amp;v=4207939"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Verdana; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=MasonHSBa&amp;v=4207939</span></a></p> </li> </ul> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <h2 style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">NEW Mason Band Merchandise!</span></h2> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">The spirit committee is pleased to announce </span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">All New</span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;"> items available in the online store including essentials your student will want for camp this summer! &nbsp;Tank tops, v-neck ladies t-shirt, shorts, hats, a new sling pack and more!&nbsp; </span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">Order online: </span><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">. </span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">Want to see samples or try on sizes before you order? &nbsp;Stop by the store.&nbsp; FRIDAY THREADS' is located at Western Row and 42, near James Third Base, at </span><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="https://maps.google.com/?q=1085D+Reading+Rd&amp;entry=gmail&amp;source=g"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">1085D Reading Rd</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;"> in Mason, OH 45040 and open 9:30 - 4 weekdays or by appointment.</span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">The online store will remain open throughout the season with new items added throughout the season. </span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> Band Notes for the week of May 14 http://www.masonbands.com/pages/blog/entry/642 Sun, 13 May 2018 19:55:11 EST http://www.masonbands.com/pages/blog/entry/642 <p dir="ltr"><strong>Week of <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657129"><span class="aQJ">Monday, May 14th</span></span> at a glance:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657130"><span class="aQJ">Tuesday, May 15</span></span></span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Band Concert, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657131"><span class="aQJ">7:30 pm</span></span>, High School Auditorium</span></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657132"><span class="aQJ">Wednesday, May 16</span></span></span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Dine and Donate, Blaze Pizza, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657133"><span class="aQJ">5:00 pm - 8:00 pm</span></span></span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Booster Parent Meeting, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657134"><span class="aQJ">7:00 pm</span></span>, High School Band Room</span></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657135"><span class="aQJ">Friday, May 18</span></span></span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Car Wash Donations Due</span></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657136"><span class="aQJ">Saturday, May 19</span></span></span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Percussion Placement Auditions, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657137"><span class="aQJ">1:00 pm - 5:00 pm</span></span>, MHS</span></p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Final Concert: <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657138"><span class="aQJ">May 15th</span></span></strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Concert starts at <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657139"><span class="aQJ">7:30 pm</span></span> due to another event in the large commons</span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Students should be in concert attire and ready to go by <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657140"><span class="aQJ">7:00 pm</span></span></span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Performing Groups: Concert Silver, Concert Winds, Wind Symphony</span></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Concert Uniforms: Help Request</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Our Concert Uniform Committee is in need of help with uniforms before <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657141"><span class="aQJ">Tuesday&rsquo;s</span></span> concert. </span><span>If you are available, please arrive to the band room at <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657142"><span class="aQJ">6:30 pm.</span></span></span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Photo Book Pick-up!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>If you have paid for your 2017 photo book, they will be available for pick up </span><span>outside the Auditorium&nbsp;</span><span>this <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657143"><span class="aQJ">Tuesday, May 15</span></span>, between <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657144"><span class="aQJ">7:00 pm and 7:30 pm</span></span></span><span>.</span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Any photo books that were ordered and have not been paid for by <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657145"><span class="aQJ">Tuesday</span></span> evening will be released for sale <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657146"><span class="aQJ">on Wednesday</span></span>.</span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Next Booster Meeting: <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657147"><span class="aQJ">this Wednesday</span></span>!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>This is a reminder that our next Booster Parent Meeting is this </span><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657148"><span class="aQJ">Wednesday</span></span></span><span>! Katie Blankenship with McDonald's will be a guest speaker, and there will be another gift card drawing. We hope to see everyone there!</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Dine and Donate: Blaze Pizza</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Our next Dine and Donate is <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657149"><span class="aQJ">this Wednesday</span></span> at Blaze Pizza on Mason-Montgomery Road, from <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657150"><span class="aQJ">5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.</span></span> </span><span>Please present the attached flyer, and Blaze Pizza will donate 20% of proceeds from your meal to Mason Band Boosters!! </span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Car Wash Donations</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Great job to all who participated in the car wash fundraiser! As a reminder, this year each band family was asked to collect $50 in donations. All donations must be turned in to the Directors or placed in the High School drop box by <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657151"><span class="aQJ">Friday, May 18</span></span>.</span><span> A copy of the donation form can be found attached to the May 3 Car Wash email. </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>If you have any questions, please email Bob Johnson at </span><span><a href="http://president@masonbandboosters.com/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://president@masonbandboosters.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858318000&amp;usg=AFQjCNHP8bX3QhL7clYHXpZ4x_Ynwbqbiw">president@masonbandboosters.com</a></span><span> .</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Photo Committee Organizational Meeting</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657152"><span class="aQJ">Wednesday, May 30th, 7:00 pm</span></span> &mdash; Athletic Office Room F111</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>We will meet in team room F111 just inside the Athletic Office entrance, around the corner from the band entrances. Park in the band parking lot, walk north toward the Athletic Office entrance and enter through door C4. Room F111 is the first door inside the building on the right.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>RSVP (or Questions): Lisa Clabbers, </span><span><a href="http://photo@masonbandboosters.com/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://photo@masonbandboosters.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858318000&amp;usg=AFQjCNGgqzCvVa2HpbaX4LuAK8H2MCvOFQ">photo@masonbandboosters.com</a></span><span>, 513-317-4054</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Chaperones and Band Aides for 2018-19</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>--VIP field pass for home football games &nbsp;</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>--Time with amazing students</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>--Travel to exotic locations like Bowling Green and Indianapolis</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>If you are intrigued or interested in serving as a chaperone or Band Aid during the upcoming school year, and have not already completed your interest form to register for training, please do so this week! &nbsp;Training sessions begin 5/30 for next school year. </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span> We welcome new volunteers and new parents to join us this season as we care for our students. During Marching Band season, whether you are parent of a musician or guard student, we are all one team working together to support all of our students. Both Chaperones and Band Aids provide care for our students during long rehearsals, events at Mason and when the band travels. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>This year we are offering a series of required training sessions for our team responsible for Student Health and Wellness--Chaperones and Band Aids that are on the front lines of that team.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Please complete the interest form so we can connect and you can register for information and training sessions. &nbsp;</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span><a href="https://goo.gl/forms/9ka3VIqCuODv8rjv2" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://goo.gl/forms/9ka3VIqCuODv8rjv2&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858318000&amp;usg=AFQjCNEdAxODmEeuLVc302DIbLKnfjvJQA">https://goo.gl/forms/9ka3VIqCuODv8rjv2</a></span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>If you have any questions, please contact Mindy Patton at </span><span><a href="http://travel@masonbandboosters.com/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://travel@masonbandboosters.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858318000&amp;usg=AFQjCNFcyyL1JijVokPANMy_HaqDTSIYqQ">travel@masonbandboosters.com</a></span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span><img class="CToWUd" src="https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/f1uQTUv1PRaFSXT_k5ewbviE-moBGsFdjItk_tbIQxH0nhPVrZN3LAVwJ2jv-_t80i1J4zBJ3LQa8zzE_AFHOcZdHwGWq57Tb5cE8FcWZmvhGUrxLDlspaWUzIlgOm81eIreWmeV" alt="" width="20" height="8" /></span></p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>2018 Marching Band Registration</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Thanks to everyone who completed their registration for Marching Band 2018. The deadline for registration is today. If you still have not completed your student's registration, please do so now. All the information you need for registration can be found on the Mason Bands website at this link:</span><span><a href="/pages/courses/default/11/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://masonbands.com/pages/courses/default/11/&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858318000&amp;usg=AFQjCNHz3k2eZxaLtl8SUAekbnw4RBLxzg">http://masonbands.com/pages/courses/default/11/</a></span><span> . Your student will not be able to participate in Mini Band Camp if Registration is not complete. Those who have not completed their registration will receive notification from the Final Forms system. If you have any questions about registration, please send an email to Lisa Oldham at </span><span><a href="http://medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858318000&amp;usg=AFQjCNGQ8zIk1HxGRW8tGpRHqPO-06ClOw">medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com</a></span><span>.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Medication for Mini Band Camp</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Central OTC (Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Benadryl)</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>If you would like your student to have access to Central OTC medication during Mini-Band Camp and throughout the season, please submit DMS forms electronically to </span><span><a href="http://medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858318000&amp;usg=AFQjCNGQ8zIk1HxGRW8tGpRHqPO-06ClOw">medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com</a></span><span>. Your student can also turn DMS forms into the MHS Dropbox or their Director. Please keep a copy of all forms before submitting them. DMS forms received during the 17/18 school year will be valid through Mini-Band Camp.</span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Medication Drop Off</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>If your student needs medication that is not centrally provided during Mini-Band Camp, please plan to drop off the necessary DMS forms and medication. We have 2 drop off dates available:</span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657153"><span class="aQJ">Monday May 28th</span></span> (after the parade) <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657154"><span class="aQJ">11:00 am-noon</span></span>. Sign up in Charms --&gt; click here to sign up:</span><span><a href="https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=MasonHSBa&amp;v=4207958" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s%3DMasonHSBa%26v%3D4207958&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858318000&amp;usg=AFQjCNF_rl4v_VCe2R1X7uq9lg3Ru5vtXQ">https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=MasonHSBa&amp;v=4207958</a></span><a href="https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=MasonHSBa&amp;v=4207958" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s%3DMasonHSBa%26v%3D4207958&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858319000&amp;usg=AFQjCNGL_1DPnk4SEjgsqGAd4reP9J50zg"><span><br class="m_-2861386761806209504kix-line-break" /><br class="m_-2861386761806209504kix-line-break" /></span></a></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657155"><span class="aQJ">Tuesday May 29th 12:00-5:30 p.m.</span></span> Sign-up in Charms --&gt; click here to sign up: </span><span><a href="https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=MasonHSBa&amp;v=4207939" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s%3DMasonHSBa%26v%3D4207939&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858319000&amp;usg=AFQjCNGY55lC_1CfckPEnXL8JnIyk8R-Wg">https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=MasonHSBa&amp;v=4207939</a></span></p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>NEW Mason Band Merchandise!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>The spirit committee is pleased to announce </span><span>All New</span><span> items available in the online store including essentials your student will want for camp this summer! &nbsp;Tank tops, v-neck ladies t-shirt, shorts, hats, a new sling pack and more! </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Order online: </span><span><a href="https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858319000&amp;usg=AFQjCNG225spqmRQ0CtHz9azpn8tRtI2ug">https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear</a></span><span>. </span><span>&nbsp;Place your order by <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657156"><span class="aQJ">MIDNIGHT</span></span> on <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657157"><span class="aQJ">THURSDAY, MAY 17th</span></span>, the spirit committee will have your order available for pick up at the end of mini Band Camp on <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657158"><span class="aQJ">May 29th</span></span>.</span><span> Samples will also be available to view during order pick up on the 29th but</span><span>not available for cash and carry. &nbsp;&nbsp;Please plan ahead and place your order online! &nbsp;</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Want to see samples or try on sizes before you order? &nbsp;Stop by the store. <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657159"><span class="aQJ">FRIDAY</span></span> THREADS' is located at Western Row and 42, near James Third Base, at </span><a href="https://maps.google.com/?q=1085D+Reading+Rd&amp;entry=gmail&amp;source=g" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://maps.google.com/?q%3D1085D%2BReading%2BRd%26entry%3Dgmail%26source%3Dg&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858319000&amp;usg=AFQjCNHZrBOMbuajTdbkKgRr-WSfWQQbfw"><span>1085D Reading Rd</span></a><span> in Mason, OH 45040 and open <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_350657160"><span class="aQJ">9:30</span></span> - 4 weekdays or by appointment.</span><span>The online store will remain open throughout the season with new items added throughout the season. </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Questions? Contact </span><span><a href="http://spirit@masonbandboosters.com/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://spirit@masonbandboosters.com&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1526341858319000&amp;usg=AFQjCNE-SvVd1Emi8z9cCSmjp-e38RwDqA">spirit@masonbandboosters.com</a></span></p> Band Notes for the week of May 7 http://www.masonbands.com/pages/blog/entry/641 Sun, 06 May 2018 18:51:53 EST http://www.masonbands.com/pages/blog/entry/641 <p id="docs-internal-guid-69cc9d15-37a7-c225-0e67-791786627cbe" style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.9871; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Week of Monday, May 7th at a glance:</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 9pt; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">Please visit the calendar </span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 9pt; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">on the Mason Bands website </span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 9pt; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">for a complete list of events.</span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Monday, May 7</span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Winter Percussion, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm</span></p> </li> </ul> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Thursday, May 10</span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Concert Silver Rehearsal, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm</span></p> </li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Percussion Ensemble Concert, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (Middle School Auditorium) </span></p> </li> </ul> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Saturday, May 12</span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Flower Sale pick-up, Small Commons, 9:00 am - noon</span></p> </li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Marching Band Registration Info Session, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, Band Room</span></p> </li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Percussion Placement Auditions, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, MHS</span></p> </li> </ul> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.656; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Final Concert, May 15th</span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Concert starts at 7:30 pm due to another event in the large commons</span></p> </li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Students should be in concert attire and ready to go by 7:00 pm</span></p> </li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Performing Groups: Concert Silver, Concert Winds, Wind Symphony</span></p> </li> </ul> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.656; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Flower Sale Pick-up</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">As a reminder, Flower Sale Pick-up will be from </span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">9:00 to noon</span><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> this </span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Saturday, May 12th</span><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">. All orders not picked up will be donated, as we do not have anywhere to store orders.</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Volunteers are needed to help unload and sort orders on Friday, May 11th, and to assist with order pick-ups on Saturday, May 12th. If you are able to volunteer, please sign up in Charms.</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">If you have any questions, please email </span><a style="text-decoration: none;"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">springsale@masonbandboosters.com</span></a><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">.</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.656; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Car Wash Donations</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Great job to all who participated in the car wash fundraiser! As a reminder, this year each band family was asked to collect $50 in donations. All donations must be turned in to the Directors or placed in the High School drop box by Friday, May 18.</span><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: italic; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> A copy of the donation form can be found attached to the May 3 Car Wash email. </span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">If you have any questions, please email Bob Johnson at </span><a style="text-decoration: none;"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">president@masonbandboosters.com</span></a><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> .</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.656; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.656; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Next Booster Meeting: Wednesday, May 16th</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">This is a reminder that our next Booster Parent Meeting is on </span><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Wednesday</span><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">, May 16. We hope to see everyone there!</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.656; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.656; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">2018 Marching Band Registration</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Registration for Marching Band must be complete by May 13th and is required for all students participating in the program. Registration includes both Charms and Final Forms online systems as well as new Health &amp; Well Being forms. The last Registration Information Session is Saturday, May 12th, 10-11 am in the MHS Band Room. If you have not completed registration by then, you should plan to attend that session. Chromebooks will be available (or bring your own device) so you can complete your online registration during the session.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Your student will not be able to participate in Mini Band Camp if Registration is not complete. All the information and links you need can be found on the Mason Bands website at this link </span><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;"><a href="/pages/courses/default/11/">http://masonbands.com/pages/courses/default/11/</a></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">If you have any questions about registration, please send email to Lisa Oldham at </span><a style="text-decoration: none;"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">medicalsecretary@masonbandboosters.com</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> .</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Marching Band: Student Directory</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">As we begin to prepare for our next marching season, we'd like to support one another in our band family with a directory to help those who may have specific section questions, or need help with a ride now and then. &nbsp;&nbsp;If you would like to share your contact information as a part of this directory, please add your information to the </span><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScK9BloH5m77CdiO2pnmILQcfqx-obPFvUJOAc047CmyZ4lmw/viewform?usp=sf_link"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">form</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> by May 13th. &nbsp;&nbsp;As Always, we are stronger together! &nbsp;#ittakesavillage</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Concert Uniforms: Help Request</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Our Concert Uniform Committee is in need of help with uniforms before the concert next Tuesday, May 15. </span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">If you are available, please arrive to the band room at 6:30 pm. </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Photo Book Pick-up</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">If you have paid for your 2017 photo book, they will be available for pick up </span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">outside the Auditorium</span><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;"> next Tuesday, May 15, between 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; background-color: #ffffff;" dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Mason Band Merchandise</span></p> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Have you checked out all the items available from the online store: </span><a style="text-decoration: none;" href="https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear"><span style="color: #1155cc; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff; -webkit-text-decoration-skip: none; text-decoration-skip-ink: none;">https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear</span></a><span style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">? For every order placed through <span id="docs-internal-guid-69cc9d15-37a9-4a35-6106-ec76b2ead426" style="color: #222222; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: #ffffff;">the online Mason Band spirit store, the Mason Band Boosters receive a rebate from Friday Threads!</span><br /></span></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p id="docs-internal-guid-69cc9d15-37a9-07e5-7f72-7e63ac70527e" style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #38761d; font-family: Arial; font-size: 13.999pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Upcoming Events</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Tuesday, May 15</span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Band Concert, 7:30 pm, High School Auditorium</span></p> </li> </ul> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Wednesday, May 16</span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Dine and Donate, Blaze Pizza, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm</span></p> </li> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Booster Parent Meeting, 7:00 pm, High School Band Room</span></p> </li> </ul> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Saturday, May 19</span></p> <ul style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"> <li style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; list-style-type: disc; white-space: pre; background-color: transparent;" dir="ltr"> <p style="text-align: justify; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" dir="ltr"><span style="color: #000000; font-family: Arial; font-size: 11pt; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 400; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Percussion Placement Auditions, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, MHS</span></p> </li> </ul> <p><strong style="font-weight: normal;"><br /></strong></p> Band Notes for the week of April 30 http://www.masonbands.com/pages/blog/entry/640 Sun, 29 Apr 2018 19:51:36 EST http://www.masonbands.com/pages/blog/entry/640 <p id="m_-7595514100818938741docs-internal-guid-e053e859-13c1-bbbe-e127-e0a7757d67f0" dir="ltr"><strong>Week of <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288404"><span class="aQJ">Monday, April 30th</span></span> at a glance:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Please visit the calendar </span><span>on the Mason Bands website </span><span>for a complete list of events.</span><span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288405"><span class="aQJ">Monday April 30</span></span></span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Winter Percussion, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288406"><span class="aQJ">6:00 pm - 8:30 pm</span></span></span></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288407"><span class="aQJ">Tuesday, May 1</span></span></span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Spring Concert, &nbsp;<span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288408"><span class="aQJ">7:00 pm</span></span></span></p> </li> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Concert White</span></p> </li> </ul> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288409"><span class="aQJ">Thursday, May 3</span></span></span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Marching Band Registration Information Session, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288410"><span class="aQJ">6:30 pm - 7:30 pm</span></span>, MHS Harvard Room</span></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288411"><span class="aQJ">Saturday, May 5</span></span></span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Car Wash, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288412"><span class="aQJ">10:00 am - 4:00 pm</span></span></span></p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Concert Uniforms: Help Request</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Our Concert Uniform Committee is in need of help with uniforms before the concert <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288413"><span class="aQJ">this Tuesday</span></span>. </span><span>If you are available, please arrive to the band room at <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288414"><span class="aQJ">6:00 pm.</span></span> </span><span>Additional help will be needed on <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288415"><span class="aQJ">Tuesday, May 15, at 6:30 pm.</span></span> </span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Photo Book Pick-up</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>If you have paid for your 2017 photo book, they will be available for pick up </span><span>outside the Auditorium</span><span> this Tuesday, May 1, between <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288417"><span class="aQJ">6:30 pm and 7:00 pm.</span></span></span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Car Wash: <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288418"><span class="aQJ">This Saturday</span></span> - Volunteers Needed!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>The car wash will take place this <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288419"><span class="aQJ">Saturday, May 5</span></span></span><span>th</span><span> from <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288420"><span class="aQJ">10:00 am - 4: 00 pm</span></span>, rain or shine. &nbsp;It is required that all students involved in marching band participate. Students have received packets with additional information about the car wash.</span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><span>We will also need parents to supervise at each location. Each location has 3 available time slots for Parents to choose from. &nbsp;</span><span>Parents can sign up now on <a href="https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/login.asp" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/login.asp&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1525132120425000&amp;usg=AFQjCNGbHOTq2rqZYGVU4gTMKF9dL8QBxQ">Charms</a>.</span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>2018 Marching Band Registration</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Registration for students participating in Marching Band must be complete by <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288421"><span class="aQJ">May 13th</span></span>. This includes both Charms and Final Forms online systems as well as new Health &amp; Well Being forms. Registration Information Sessions have been scheduled on <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288422"><span class="aQJ">Thursday, May 3rd and Saturday, May 12th</span></span>. We strongly encourage at least one parent/guardian to attend the session that best fits your schedule. There are a number of changes to the registration process this year including new forms for student Health &amp; Well Being, Updates to Central Medications, and a new requirement this year for student physicals. Chromebooks will be available at each session (or bring your own device) so you can complete your online registration. Please see attached information</span><span> about how to get fully registered and also refer to </span><span><a href="/pages/courses/default/11/">http://masonbands.com/pages/courses/default/11/</a></span><span> for all the information, help guides, and links to complete the registration process.</span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Marching Band Registration Information Sessions</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288423"><span class="aQJ">Thursday, May 3rd 6:30-7:30 pm</span></span> (MHS Harvard Room - enter through front MHS Main Entrance and the Harvard room is just past the main lobby on the left)</span></p> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288424"><span class="aQJ">Saturday, May 12th 10:00-11:00 am</span></span> (MHS Band Room)</span></p> <p dir="ltr">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Mason Band Merchandise</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span>Have you checked out all the items available from the online store: </span><a href="https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1525132120425000&amp;usg=AFQjCNGX1BLHLszGIKV9mFcDs6AMvC62ug"><span>https://www.fridaythreads.com/store/mason-band-spirit-wear</span></a><span>? For every order placed through the online Mason Band spirit store, the Mason Band Boosters receive a rebate from <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288426"><span class="aQJ">Friday</span></span> Threads!</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Upcoming Events</strong></p> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288427"><span class="aQJ">Monday, May 7</span></span></span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Winter Percussion, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288428"><span class="aQJ">6:00 pm - 8:30 pm</span></span></span></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288429"><span class="aQJ">Thursday, May 10</span></span></span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Percussion Ensemble Concert, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288430"><span class="aQJ">7:00 pm - 9:00 pm</span></span></span></p> </li> </ul> <p dir="ltr"><span><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288431"><span class="aQJ">Saturday, May 12</span></span></span></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Flower Sale pick-up, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288432"><span class="aQJ">9:00 am - noon</span></span>, Small Commons</span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Marching Band Registration Info Session, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288433"><span class="aQJ">10:00 am - 11:00 am</span></span>, Band Room</span></p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr"><span>Percussion Placement Auditions, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_530288434"><span class="aQJ">1:00 pm - 5:00 pm</span></span>, MHS</span></p> </li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>