Dear Students and Parents,
Wow, what a good first night! The staff and I are very pleased with what we saw and heard tonight! Here are some more notes and reminders as we start the 2016 season.
Water- Please make sure your student has a water jug or bottle with them at all rehearsals. As a staff we want to make sure they stay hydrated! Many students did not have water on the first night.
Forms- A new set of forms was sent out with each student tonight. Please return the completed commitment form tomorrow night so we can update our roster and information. All forms except the physical must be turned on or before July 8th. Your student will not be able to travel with the band if we do not receive these forms.
Notary- Every medical authorization form must be notarized to be legal and allow us to treat your student in a time of medical emergency. We will have a notary in the band office every night during summer band part 1 except June 22nd and July 5th. Please take advantage of this free service and get your forms in before July 8th. If there are any other BOP parents or relatives that are Notaries and would be willing to help us notarize anyone's medical forms on July 8th please contact Dawn Schneider @ Dawn.firstname.lastname@example.org.
DCI Show- The DCI show trip that was announced before the end of school has been canceled by Northrop administration. If you paid the $25.00 for this trip, please let Dawn Schneider know this week. We will have this $25.00 applied to the student's band account.
Summer Uniform-The band will need Khaki shorts, white shoes, and white shock for their summer uniform. The guard and drum majors will need black shorts. Please plan ahead and purchase these before the parade.
Practice-Students, a little extra practice at home on your marching and playing goes a long way in making yourself a better performer and the BOP a better band. Please devote some extra practice time outside of rehearsal. You will be surprised on how much we will grow and become a better band in the next three weeks!
The staff is very proud of the students first day! Keep up the hard work!
Bruce Schneider and the BOP Staff