SPARTAN BAND eNEWS – October 24
VERY IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT
Obviously we are all bummed over the cancellation of Contest of Champions, but the board is 100% in support of the decision as the safety of our students and their families are the most important thing.
To have a better ending of the marching season, we will be performing in exhibition at Franklin High School on Saturday evening around 5p. We will send out a more detailed schedule once all the arrangements have been made!
COMPETITIVE MARCHING BAND SCHEDULE
Thursday – NO REHEARSAL at MTSU
Friday – Home football game vs Lincoln County
Saturday – Exhibition performance, Franklin High School, Franklin, TN
NON-COMPETITIVE MARCHING BAND SCHEDULE
No practice this week, but home football game Friday, October 27
REQUIRED: navy uniform Summit Band shirt; black socks; black marching shoes; white gloves; compression shorts, leggings or practice shorts must be worn under bibbers
NO earrings or jewelry and all hair must be up and inside shako
Rain is in the forecast both Friday and Saturday. Temperatures are dropping as well. Please make sure your marcher has warm clothing and a PONCHO.
Volunteers still needed for:
*Chaperones for Friday
*Chaperones for Saturday
*Food Crew for Saturday
FRIDAY HOME FOOTBALL GAME – Lincoln County
3:15p – Run through
4:30p – Dinner (Moe’s tacos, chips and Salsa), change into uniforms, and
4:45p – Senior Dinner in the Cafeteria
6p – March to the field early for Senior Presentation
7p – Game starts
10p – After game, change/clean up – load equipment on trucks, change out of uniforms and dismiss
HAUNTED SENIOR DINNER – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27 – 4:45p
We need non-senior parents to please volunteer on Charms to assist with decorating, serving food and cleaning up for the event from 3p to approximately 6:30p.
We also need to borrow decorations for this to help us save money but have an Enchanting Haunted evening. If you have the following and can let us borrow it, please text Laurie Kamunen at 615-642-7481: Candlesticks (black, white, silver or acrylic – all shapes and sizes), Battery Operated Candles and Tealights, Lanterns, Black/White or Silver Haunted decorations (see examples on Facebook page)
FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL
SATURDAY EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
DETAILED SCHEDULE WILL BE SENT AS FINAL ARRANGEMENTS ARE MADE
5p – Performance
Dinner after performance
Need Desserts for Dinner on Saturday. Please bring donations to Shannon Howard on Friday before/during/after the game or at drop off Saturday morning.
Extra shirts are available! $10 for the orange short sleeve and $15 for black long sleeve. Email size and type to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sales go towards your annual pledge and go through October 27. Butter Braids will be delivered November 13.
We are still $70,000 behind on pledge commitment payments! Please continue to make your pledge donations throughout the year. We need and appreciate your donations to help make the band fiscally responsible.
OTHER IMPORTANT DATES
11/11- Veteran’s day flag install
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
Please be sure to let people at these businesses and organizations know how much we appreciate their support and sponsorships:
Hometown Comfort Tennessee Heating and Cooling
McDonald’s of Spring Hill
Stop, Wash and Roll Car Wash
Have a great week!!
Amy Burst & Matt Stone – email@example.com
Kay Ruleman & Tami Bell – firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristen Kight – email@example.com
Laurie Kamunen – firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Wooldridge – email@example.com