Dear Parents and Students,
I hope to find everyone in good health and ready for the holiday season. This season is a very busy time in the life of our band program. This week kicks off the season with the Baxter Springs and Miami Christmas Parades on Dec. 2.
Here is this week’s itinerary…
Thursday: HS Percussion/ WRMS Percussion Sectional after school at WRMS from 3:30-5:00pm
7:00AM Rehearsal at WRMS for both WRMS and MHS Bands
8:30 MHS Students will be dismissed to returned to HS and WRMS dismissed for 1st hours
11:00 HS Uniform Check out
12:00 Meet at WRMS Band Room
Warm-up and pack up
1:00 Leave for Baxter Springs
1:30 Line-up time
2:00 Parade steps off
3:30 Leave for Miami
4:00 Arrive at WRM
4:15 Middle School Students will eat at WRMS/ HS at Christian Fellowship House at NEO
5:00 Load Buses for the Baseball fields behind O’Reilly’s
5:30 Line-up for Parade
6:00 Parade Steps off
7:30 MS released to parents/HS Students to HS Band room to unload
and turn in uniform.
When the Miami parade is over, the students will be released to the parents. The parade ends at south 2nd and Main right by the Harley Davidson Museum. They will be responsible for loading their equipment back into to be delivered to the band room. Small instruments need to be taken home. Large instruments will be unloaded at the HS immediately following.
The students will be required to wear…
Full uniform. Cleaned and Pressed Jacket and Bibbers, Santa Hat, Long Black socks, Dinkles (band shoes). If uniforms need slight alterations… hems etc. please do not cut fabric. If there are questions, please contact directors prior to alterations.
Dinner info: WRMS will eat pizza at WRMS cafeteria… bring a drink! HS Band will eat at NEO Christian Fellowship Building
Parents: We will need parent assistance in several key areas. We will need parents to walk the parades and ride the busses as chaperones. Parents will need to be at the 12:00.
Christmas Concert is Tuesday, DECEMBER 12th – 7:00pm at the Coleman Theatre
See you Saturday, hopefully in mass quantity.
Mrs. Harris and Ms. Fuller