Francis Howell North Bands
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Music Rehearsals 6/13 & 6/14

Musician rehearsals today and tomorrow!
10am-1pm

Pit will be in the Auditorium
Battery under the awning
Brass in the choir room
Woodwinds in the commons
(Full winds in the choir room)

Band room is still a work in progress let me know if you can help next week.

Director@fhnbands.com

Rehearsal Update 6/8/18

Visual Camp for Band Members will end at 6pm today, 6/8/18.  The Guard schedule will remain the same.

 

Wind Camp & All Member Rehearsals 6/4-6/9

Big week ahead for Knightpride!

Wind Camp and the All Member Visual Camp to kick off our Summer Practices!

Please refer to the Calendar on the Band Website:

http://wordpress.fhnbands.com/wp/calendars/fhn-bands-calendar/

Make sure your kids bring their gallon jugs with ice water, all musical equipment, and athletic clothes and shoes for rehearsals.

Graduation Procedures – June 2, 2018

Graduation Procedures – Please Read & Print

June 2, 2018

 Thursday, May 24

— Graduation Rehearsal (Grad Band 11-Noon)(Senior Band 10-11)

Wednesday, May 30

— Graduation Rehearsal (Grad Band 11-Noon)(Senior Band 10-11)

Thursday, May 31

— Graduation Rehearsal (Grad Band 11-Noon)(Senior Band 10-11)

Friday, June 1

— Graduation Rehearsal (Grad Band 11-Noon)(Senior Band 10-11)

— Load Trailer 12:00pm

~~ Arrive/Unload/Set-up at Family Arena 1:00pm (E Gate)

~~ Finished loading around 2:00pm

Saturday, June 2

4:45pm            Seniors Arrive/Setup @Family Arena (Front Entrance)

5:00pm            Seniors Rehearse “A Million Dreams” w/Choir

5:45pm            Grad Band Arrive/Set-up (Front Entrance)

6:15pm            Grad Band Warm-up

6:30pm            End Warm-up

7:00pm            Grad Band Perform “Processional”

~8:00pm          Senior Band Perform “A Million Dreams”

~8:30pm          Grad Band Perform “Recessional”

~9:00pm          Load Trailer

~9:30pm          Unload at FHN

~10:00pm        Dismissed

Expectation: This will be our largest and most important audience of the year. Students must be where they need to be with what they need at all times. Students are to exhibit the highest musical and character standards at all times. Students are expected to be attentive and supportive of the event, and to cheer loudly for all band members graduating.

Attire: Grad Band in BEST OUTFIT. No Shorts, flip flops, jeans, t-shirts. Seniors in dress clothes under gown.

Equipment: The band and choir room will be all tied up on Saturday for the All Knighter. Everyone must bring home their equipment on Friday. The trailer should be used primarily for percussion, but large instruments like Tubas can be loaded. Remember, if you didn’t load it, it didn’t get loaded.

Personal Care: Make sure you have eaten before you arrive to the family arena.

FFC Payment Due June 1

** FFC Payment Due June 1st ** 

To make a payment:

-mail a check to FHNBB-Treasurer, PO Box 637 St. Peters, MO 63376

-pay via Paypal (find the link on our website www.fhnbands.com)

-drop a check in the secured Booster Drop Box in the band room

-Please make checks out to FHNBB and put your child’s name on the memo line

To view your students account, access the Charms website:

 www.charmsoffice.com     school code fhnband

The terms of payment of the financial commitment for participation in Marching Band shall be in four (4) installments as follows:

  1. A)$100.00 due May 1
  2. B)$150.00 due June 1
  3. C)$150.00 due July 1
  4. D)$155.00 due August 1

Total- $555.00

Student Discount for families with multiple students will be reflected in your student account in Charms.  Families with multiple students in the Fall Marching Band Season will receive a 20% discount on FFC for all students after the 1st

For questions regarding your FFC account, please contact Rex Anderson at vicepresident@fhnbands.com

Summer Rehearsal Reminders

Knightpride Parents,

A few helpful reminders regarding the Summer Rehearsal schedule:

Please encourage your student to join the closed Facebook group “FHN Knightpride 2018-2019”.  This group is for Students only.  Mr. Stegeman communicates necessary rehearsal information with the students on this page, and will provide updates throughout the summer and school year.  Students can also connect with each other on this page.  If your student has not already done so, please remind them to join the group!

The Summer Schedule can be found on the Band Website and on the Google doc below.  You can “subscribe” to the calendar from your Smartphone.  You may also want to “bookmark” the Google doc, and check for updates.

Please send an email in advance to Mr. Stegeman regarding scheduled rehearsal absences.  You can reach him at Robert.Stegeman@fhsdschools.org

2018/2019 Important Dates

http://wordpress.fhnbands.com/wp/calendars/

Thank you for your support!

May Booster Meeting Minutes

May Booster Meeting minutes Gen Mtg May 2018

Please review them and alert the secretary of any errors or other questions at secretary@fhnbands.com  The minutes will be presented for approval at the June meeting.

TJ’s Pizza FFC Fundraiser

TJ’s Pizza Reminder:
Turn In Order Forms and money — 7-8pm Tues, May 15th @ Booster Meeting, or place in the Booster Box in the Band Room before the meeting.

Checks should be made out to FHNBB

Delivery – Tuesday, June 5th 7-8pm
Pick up your ordered items at the  McClay Library (during scrip pickup).

Questions: contact Vicky Balleydier fundraising@fhnbands.com or 314-941-1637

Booster Meeting – Tuesday, May 15th 7pm

The Monthly Band Booster Meeting is tonight, Tuesday, May 15th, at 7pm in the Band Room.  All new and returning parents are welcome and encouraged to attend!

As we close this school year and begin a new season, a few reminders….

TJ’s Pizza FFC Fundraiser:

 – Turn In Order Forms and Money at the Booster Meeting, or place in the Booster Box in the Band Room.  Checks should be made out to FHNBB.

– Delivery – Tuesday, June 5th, 7-8pm at McClay Library.

– Questions: contact Vicky Balleydier at fundraising@fhnbands.com or 314-941-1637

Thank you parents, grandparents, siblings and friends who have volunteered time and talent to the FHN Band Boosters in some measure this past school year.  Thank you parents and grandparents who attended concerts and contests, and supported your student with a high five and cheer each time they play and perform.  You are very much appreciated!

Enjoy your summer!

Knightpride Registration Link

https://goo.gl/forms/t34CMac8s7NKQJfX2

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Upcoming Events

June 19, 2018
  • PARENT Optional Meeting- Monthly Band Booster
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 19, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    Location: Band Room- FHN.
    Details: All parents are welcome. TJ Pizza order forms and money due. Scrip Orders will be taken. Meet other parents.

  • FHN Band Boosters Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 19, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    Monthly Francis Howell North Band Booster Meeting
    FHN Band Room

  • FHN Band Booster Meeting & Scrip Pick up
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: June 19, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    FHN Band Room

  • Guard Summer Rehearsal
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: June 19, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    Please wear athletic clothes, tennis shoes (no flip flops)
    Bring water and equipment

  • Pickup/Order Scrip Gift Cards
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: June 19, 2018 - 11:59 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


June 20, 2018
  • Music Rehearsal
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: June 20, 2018 - 1:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    Winds 10a-1pm, Percussion 10a-1pm

June 21, 2018
  • Music Rehearsal
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: June 21, 2018 - 1:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    Winds 10a-1pm, Percussion 10a-1pm

  • Guard Summer Rehearsal
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: June 21, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    Please wear athletic clothes, tennis shoes (no flip flops)
    Bring water and equipment

June 25, 2018
  • BOA Drum Major Camp
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: June 25, 2018 - 11:59 pm


    Description:

    Ball State University, Muncie, IN
    June 25-30

June 26, 2018
  • Guard Summer Rehearsal
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: June 26, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    Please wear athletic clothes, tennis shoes (no flip flops)
    Bring water and equipment

June 27, 2018
  • Music Rehearsal
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: June 27, 2018 - 1:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    Winds 10a-1pm, Percussion 10a-1pm

June 28, 2018
  • Music Rehearsal
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: June 28, 2018 - 1:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    Winds 10a-1pm, Percussion 10a-1pm

  • Guard Summer Rehearsal
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: June 28, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    Please wear athletic clothes, tennis shoes (no flip flops)
    Bring water and equipment

July 1, 2018
  • FFC $150 due
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: July 1, 2018 - 11:59 pm


July 2, 2018
  • DEAD WEEK- NO Rehearsals
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: July 6, 2018 - 11:59 pm


  • MSHSAA Dead Week
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: July 6, 2018 - 11:59 pm


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