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Marching Band Info Bonanza This Tuesday!

 Our MANDATORY parent meeting is scheduled for next TuesdayApril 28th at 7:30 PM  Please make sure that at least one parent is in attendance for this meeting as we do give out a lot of information and help you prepare well for the season!
We will be discussing all things marching band, filling out forms, and answering any questions that you may have about our upcoming season.
There will be great volunteer opportunities.
Marching Band Big letter 2015
Medication form
Midication form Self Carry Medical form
Feel free to print off these forms before you get there!

Jazz Season Draws to a Close

Last week all jazz Waconia jazz bands performed, performed and performed.

 

Monday April 13th – All 3 high school jazz bands went to our regional jazz contest held at Hutchinson High School.  2 of our jazz IIs performed incredibly well with Jazz II am earning a best in site rating from their judge.

Waconia Jazz I also performed are great set earning 3 Superior ratings from the judging panel.

Bands from all over the region participated in the contest making for a great afternoon of Jazz Music.

 

Tuesday April 14th – Waconia district jazz festival.  This year marked another great district jazz festival featuring 3 middle jazz bands from Clearwater as well as 3 high school jazz bands from WHS.

This concert also featured guest artist David Felly

 

Saturday April 17th – Waconia High School jazz bands ventured out to the Eau Claire Jazz festival to catch an incredible day of music making and clinics.  All 3 WHS jazz bands had strong showings and our Jazz I earned a 2nd place ranking in Class B.

 

Lake Waconia Band Festival Full!

This year’s Lake Waconia Band Festival is now full and registration has been closed.

We are looking forward to hosting 16 incredible bands from around the region.

See you June 20th!

2015 – Participating Bands –

782 Cadets

Maple Grove

Champlin Park

Mankato 77th Lancers

Litchfield

Owatonna

Blaine

Richfield

Saint Francis

Sauk Rapids – Rice

Henry Sibley

New Prague

Park Center

Hutchinson

Waconia

 

Plant Sale

This year’s plant sale is back!

Profits from this sale go back to Student Accounts, which can help pay for Marching Band, and many other approved band expenses.

All orders are due Monday, April 6th

Check out the Gift Cards!  Profit from these is 20%!

Note - Delivery date is one day before Mother’s Day!  (Hint, Hint!)

Plant Sale order Form 2015

 

Marching Band Season is Here!

We are so excited for the season after having Hornline, Colorguard and Drumline all meet for rehearsals and sectionals this week!  As we get the season started, we wanted to get a few links out to everyone to help you get excited about the 2015 season of the Black and Gold!

-Here are the links if you would like to apply to be a “Parade Chaperone” or a “Seattle Trip Chaperone.”  If you are new to the program, we really hope you will consider applying for one of these roles, as it is a great way to get involved and learn more about the WMB!  Forms are Due by April 14th!

 

-Here is our Scholarship Application Link.  These are NEED based NOT academic based scholarships. We try to provide as much as we can without money being an obstacle. Please know though there is only acertain amount of money budgeted each year for scholarships.  This is due to the band office by April 1.  If you are just in need of a different payment plan to spread out the monthly payments, please fill out the form as well.  We are very accommodating with payment plans.

 

-Attendance policy and absence form. Family/Personal emergency or personal illness emergency are considered excused absences. Communication to the directors of any illness, death, or emergency ASAP is expected! Please do not send excuses/notes/communications with other members or parents of members or via text, this just adds to the confusion of an absence. Again students will be excused from their MB duties if this becomes an issue and will no longer be a part of our organization. If a student plans to be gone for a camp or rehearsal please fill out the absence form online two weeks prior to being absent.   Absence form: http://goo.gl/9p4m9W