Band Notes May 23, 2021
Monday, May 24
- Band Aid/Chaperone Training 7:00 pm; Zoom Link will be sent to those who completed the interest survey.
Tuesday, May 25
- Leadership meeting 6:00 pm - In-Person at MHS (No Longer on Zoom)
Thursday, May 27
- Last Day of School!!
Friday, May 28
- Medication drop-off for Mini Band Camp 4pm-5pm
Future planned events can be found on the updated band calendar: Mason Band Calendar
CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2021!!
Congratulations to all of the band members of the class of 2021!! We are so proud of you and wish you luck in all of your upcoming endeavors. Remember you will always have a home within the Mason Band Family. We hope to see you at future band events and we look forward to hearing all about your future accomplishments. Enjoy your summer!
MASON BAND YARD SIGNS
The spirit committee is excited to announce that they have created a newly designed yard sign for this year! Recognize your student all through the year with a unique Mason Bands yard sign! This and other spirit items are on sale right now using the online form. Delivery will be made at a rehearsal during mini band camp.
Please contact Heather Stacy at email@example.com if you have any questions.
SENIOR BANNER PHOTOS
Calling all soon to be Senior Marching Band members. It is time to schedule your photos for the Senior Banners. Banner photos will be taken on Tuesday, June 1 between 6-8:30pm in the Music Wing. More details can be found in the email you should have received earlier this week. Please use the form below to schedule a sitting and order your SENIOR banners! Please contact Janice Anello at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
PLEASE HELP SUPPORT OUR BAND THROUGH THE AMAZON SMILES PROGRAM
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support our program every time you shop. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, simply select Mason Band as your favorite charitable organization.
How do I enroll? Click Here. Thanks to everyone who already supports the band through AmazonSmile!
SPECIAL OFFER FOR OUR INCOMING SENIORS
Rising Senior families check out this offer from our sponsor Elite Photography who specialize in Senior pictures. If you book a Senior photoshoot before Monday, June 3, you can receive a $500 discount. To learn more and see samples of their work visit www.ElitePhotography.com. To take advantage of this special, you can call 513-779-1500 or go to their unpublished page www.elitesuperdeal.com. They are locally owned and have been in business for 28 years. We appreciate their generous support as a band sponsor!
SAVE THE DATES
2021 Marching Band Student Leadership Retreat: Friday, June 25, 2021
(All Day Off-Campus Field Trip)
2021 Marching Band Mini-Camp Schedule
MEDICATION DROP OFF FOR MINI BAND CAMP
If you need to turn in medication for your student for mini-band camp, please review the important information in these Medication Drop Off Instructions. Medication Drop Off times are below. If you need to make different arrangements, send email to email@example.com. Please sign up in Charms for a timeslot. Charms login and signup guides can be found here.
- Friday May 28th from 4:00-5:00 pm
- Tuesday June 1st from noon - 1:00 pm
SNACK AND DRINK DONATIONS NEEDED FOR MINI BAND CAMP
We are in need of snack and drink donations to help keep our hardworking band kids hydrated and energized during Mini Band Camp. You can see a list of needed items and sign up to donate via Charms. Charms login and signup guides can be found here. Drop off will be on June 1 as you check-in with your student for Mini-Camp or your student can bring with them when they check-in themselves. (From 12:30-1:00pm).
APPROVED CHAPERONES AND BAND AIDS NEEDED FOR MINI BAND CAMP
If you are a presently approved Band Aid or chaperone, you can now sign up to volunteer for Mini Band Camp through Charms. Thank you in advance for your willingness to help! Your assistance ensures our kids have a safe and fun experience. Charms login and signup guides can be found here.
DINE AND DONATE
Mason Band Boosters is having a fundraiser at City Barbeque WestChester on 6/2/2021! Order online or head on over to show your support and enjoy some BBQ—we’ll get 20% of sales from everyone who shares this post or uses our fundraiser code (FUNDA) when they order at https://order.citybbq.com/menu/west-chester or in the City BBQ app! Please click here for more information and the dine in flier.
MARCHING BAND 2021 - REGISTRATION
All Marching Band Members should be through Step 5 of the registration process. Next step: Consumable Fees are posted in Charms and due 6/1 BEFORE MINI-CAMP! . They may be paid via credit card in Charms or by check payable to Mason Band Boosters.
The Health, Medical and Permission Forms via Final Forms must be complete to participate in the upcoming new member clinics, Brass and Woodwind Movement Clinics, and Guard rehearsals.
Please take the time now to complete the final registration steps if you have not done so already.
We highly encourage you to review the complete registration guide as it will answer most of your questions. Please refer to the guide and all the links it contains to complete the registration process and associated payments for the 2021 season. You can find links to the latest registration info on MasonBands.com here. If you have any questions about the registration process, please email Registration@MasonBandBoosters.com.
JOIN THE STUDENT CARE TEAM AS A CHAPERONE OR BAND AID!
We invite you to join the student care team by expressing your interest to serve as a Chaperone or Band Aid! During Marching Band season, whether you are a 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 extended rehearsals, competitions and when the band travels. If you are new to Marching Band, this is your first step to demonstrate interest in joining us to care for our students.
Learn more about being a Chaperone and Band Aid here:
If you would like to chaperone for the Marching Band, Concert Band or Winter Guard, this is the window to volunteer and complete the training process for the year. Please complete the interest form at the link below so we can help find a good fit for everyone. Both returning chaperones/band aids and new volunteers should complete the form.
First Chaperone/Band Aid Required Training Opportunity:
Monday, May 24th 7:00-9:00 pm: The District Health and Wellness Coordinator will speak first at 7pm and the Band Aid/Chaperone training will begin at 8:00 pm.
2021 VIRTUAL CAR WASH-CANCELLED
Please note that due to the number of events and fundraisers we are planning for this year coupled with the fact that we didn’t secure any leadership interest for this fundraiser, we have decided to cancel our Virtual Car Wash for 2021. We will evaluate the future of this event and keep you posted if we decide to run again in 2022. Thank you for understanding and if you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Shannon Wielinga at firstname.lastname@example.org or Krissy Hufnagel at email@example.com.