Band Blast October 7th

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Please join us this Wednesday, October 11th for our next Booster Club Meeting7:00 p.m. in the band room.

Football Game, Friday, October 13th.  It’s Alumni Night and Silent Auction.  Call time is 5:30 p.m. in the band room

First Competition is this Saturday, October 14th at Royal High School in Simi Valley.  Call time is 12:30 p.m. in SHS Quad.  Our performance is at 7:15 p.m.  (see itinerary).  I don’t see it listed, but cost is generally $8-$10 per person.

New to band families:  Parking at these events is limited and gets worse the later in the day you get to the venue.  Same is true of the stands.  Seating gets extremely limited as the day goes on.  That’s due to the fact that the larger bands perform later…and the number of people coming watching them obviously increases.  You will have a more stress free experience if you plan to arrive mid-afternoon.  If a band is performing when you arrive to the stadium, you will not be permitted to go into the stands until that band in finished (10-15 minutes).  Also, SHS parents try to sit together as much as possible…and as close to the 50 yard line.  Feel free to sit with anyone in Saugus Blue!  Bring something to sit on, it is a fun but long day!

Registration for 2018 Tour to San Francisco must be done by Sunday, October 15th  online.  There is a $75.00 registration fee due that date.  After that you may make payments whenever you like until the January deadline.

Please register for your account at https://www.musictravel.com (click on the trip login button on the upper right and then click on “register a new user”) You will need a “trip ID” for this, and our trip ID is: 1803-6-76.  Once registered, you will have access to the itinerary.  Feel free to contact Ben Hilmer who is organizing our trip at ben.hilmer@musictravel.com or Cell: 317.590.0408/Phone: 317.637.0837 if you have questions.   He will be back a few weeks before our tour starts to do a final presentation and pass out literature for the tour.

Silent Auction at Friday, October 13 football game.  The following items will be auctioned off this week:

Coffee & Tea Basket

BBQ Basket

Italian Basket

Pit Barrel Cooker Co. with Bob’s Meat Market:  30 gallon barrel smoker with accessories, various rubs, and a $25 gift certificate for Bob’s Meat Market (Estimated value:  $375)

L.A. Racing:  2 V.I.P. Race Passes with an hour instruction class, fire suit (largest jacket size is XXL & pants 42 waist), drive a 450 hp stock car for 20 laps at Irwindale Speedway.  Must Be 18.   Winner must cover $89 insurance charge.  (Estimated value:  $400 per pass)

Corsair Aviation:   1 One Hour Cessna Introductory Flight Lesson.  45 minute on the ground training, 1 hour in the air.  (Estimated value:  $200)

Bear Grylls Survival Challenge:  2 Solo Mission Survival Tickets includes survival pack, finisher award, finish festival admission.  Course covers 4+ miles of mental and physical challenges.  Must Be 18. (Estimated value: $75 each)

Tournament Players Club Valencia:  4 Complimentary Round of Golf with 2 card rentals.  Good Tuesday through Friday.  (Estimated value:  $500)

Volunteer needs:  We could use one more person at the Silent Auction table for this Friday’s football game.  Starting with West Ranch Competition October 21, we will need Prop Crew spots filled.  If you are able to volunteer, please sign up on Charms or let me know!  Thanks so much!

Gilchrist Farms Saturday, October 28:   Our bake sale should be a huge fundraiser for us this year as we will be in a central location, just across from where the band and color guard will perform, and on a super busy weekend.  We are asking each family provide 1-2 dozen individually wrapped items (no frosted items please).  We also have to have a card with all the ingredients listed for every item we sell…otherwise we will not be able to sell it.  This is according to Gilchrist Farm rules.

Another part of our fundraising at Gilchrist Farms is Chicken Splat Bingo.  I will have Bingo cards for sale starting at this weeks’ Booster Club Meeting for $1.00 a card.

Call, email, or text if you have any questions.

Stacy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           661-645-2671

OCTOBER OVERVIEW

9          Monday:  Percussion Sectional 3:30-6:30 p.m.

11        Wednesday:  Booster Club Meeting.  700 p.m. in the band room

13        Friday:  Football Game (Alumni Night) and Silent Auction.  Call time for students is 5:30 p.m. in the band room

14        Saturday:  Royal Competition at Royal High School in Simi Valley.  Call time 12:30 p.m.

16        Monday:  Percussion Sectional 3:30-6:30 p.m.

20        Friday:  Football Game (Arroyo Seco Night) and Silent Auction.  Call time is 5:30 p.m. in the band room

21        Saturday:  West Ranch Competition at Valencia High School

23        Monday:  Percussion Sectional 3:30-6:30 p.m.

28        Saturday:  Gilchrist Farms Performances and Bake Sale Fundraiser.

30        Monday:  Percussion Sectional 3:30-6:30 p.m.

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