e-News Update – Football Game, Notes of Encouragement, and Mini-Camp

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BAND NEWS UPDATE

September 30, 2016

Football Game Itinerary for Friday, September 30

 

Students are wearing blue band camp shirt.  A long sleeve shirt may be worn under the band camp shirt.

5:00

Report to Attendance Block

5:00

Rehearsal

6:35

Break

6:50

Depart for Stadium

7:30

Game vs. Bryan Station High School

8:00 – 8:30

Approximate time for half-time show

10:00

Approximate end of game

 

Please have rides ready

 

All things in red bag

The half-time show will be live-streamed (approx. 8:00).  Link through www.lafayetteband.org
Gattitown after the Game for those that wish to go!

 

Gattitown After the Home Football Games

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The Lafayette Band will be heading to Gattitown after the home football games on Friday nights for pizza, salad, cinna-sticks and drink buffet. Costs are: Students $5 plus tax and Parents $7 plus tax.  A video of the halftime performance will be displayed on the huge video screens.

All students must be picked up from Gattitown by midnight. 

The dates are September 30 and October 14.

 

Notes of Encouragement for State Finals

 

Last chance to volunteer to write Notes of Encouragement for our band students!  There are many sections still available for this special tradition:  Clarinets, Color Guard, Saxophones, and Trumpets.


This
optional activity and long standing tradition was started many years ago by a band parent to show the Band and Staff our love and support during this busiest time of the competition season.  This is a special tradition and the notes will be distributed to the students on the bus as they travel to KMEA State Finals on October 29.  Anyone may choose to participate and write notes of encouragement for a specific section (e.g., trombones, color guard, etc.). The maximum number of notes assigned will be 10. 

Review the available sections and email your choice to Brenda Boggs at bsbboggs@yahoo.com.  You will receive a list of students and a sample note next week.

Notes must be returned no later than Friday, October 22.  Watch e-news for collection dates/times.  Notes can be returned to Karina Lancaster.

Tips for Note Preparation:

§  Short, hand-written, anonymous note of support and encouragement!  Notes are not intended to suggest or emphasize winning.

§  Decorate paper with stickers, use scrapbook paper with music symbols, or whatever you choose.

§  Add your special touch!

 

Mini-Camp during Fall Break

 

All students are expected to attend the mini-camp during Fall Break next week.

·         Thursday, October 6 from 9:00am – 5:00pm

·         Friday, October 7 from 9:00am – 5:00pm

W. Dale Warren and Andy Toth will be here and lunch is provided on both days.

Cheese and Sausage will be delivered on Thursday and students will pick up their orders after practice.

 

 

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Lafayette High School Band
401 Reed Lane
Lexington, KY 40503