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Band Booster Information:

  1. The 2016-17 Band booster officers are: President- Allen Kutch, Vice President- Becky Thomas, Secretary- Christina Stolarski, Treasurer- Donna Reyes, and Historian- Sherry Kutch.
  2.  We got the budget discussion and concession stand clean-up meetings out of the way so don’t be afraid to come to our monthly meetings on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30.  October’s meeting will be Oct. 6th at the concession stand.
  3.  Due to a shorter practice time and a football scrimmage that was changed from Friday to Thursday the 18th, march-off is cancelled this year.
  4. Sign-up sheets will be going out to parents of Jr. High and High school for the five home Friday football games. After the first game on August the 26th, we will be splitting up the concession stand shifts into first and second half.  If you find you can work a shift at the last minute or you would only like to work during half-time please call Allen at 281-687-4713.  You haven’t lived until you’ve made nachos or snow cones for a hundred people.
  5. We have an increase in band kid numbers- 112 at the high school- and are anticipating buying new uniforms, among other things, so if you are in a philanthropic mood and don’t want to work in the concession stand (which is to raise money for the necessities of band that the school cannot afford) please consider donating a token of your appreciation for the well-oiled machine that is the Big Red Brahma Band.
  6. Huge thank you to the Ferris’ for getting the storage container ready to go and the concrete poured for the BBQ pit area- it makes the whole stadium look better.

Check out the Bellville Band Boosters Facebook page for pictures of the band from every event and up to the minute information.
Updated High School band events:

Wednesday, April 27th UIL contest, the "B" band plays at 9:30 and the "A" band plays at 3:30 (this is a change to the original date).
April 29th- concert in San Antonio, some students returning early
April 30 & 31st- Corpus Christi
May 9th through14th practice for color guard and drum major
May 16th- drum major tryouts
May 23rd- band banquet and concert

No band rehearsal tonight, April 18th. The Tuesday contest has been rescheduled for next week, probably on April 26th but check back for confirmation and updates.



Monday Night practices have resumed until April 18th.  The band

will be competing at Blinn Music Meet and the UIL concert and

sightreading contest at Brenham HS- the exact day and time TBA.



Reminder that next Thursday, December 17th at BHS is our
Christmas Concert.

6th grade will be at 6pm, 7th grade at 6:30pm, 8th grade at 7:00pm, and High School at 7:30pm.

The salad supper tickets will be given to students who purchased them as soon as they are ready.

We will have a silent dessert auction so get ready to bring and/or buy an excellent homemade dessert.

All details of what each grade level should wear have been given to your students but if you need information about this please contact Mr. Rettig, Mr. Garcia, or Mr. Pritchett.



Christmas Concert salad supper flyer should come home with your student.  The concert is at BHS on Dec. 17th.  We will have a salad supper from 5-7pm and are asking people to buy tickets ahead of time- they  $6 each and are due by Dec. 9th. Call Mr. Pritchett or Jason Ferris if you have questions.


I have four news items:
1. Results from last Saturday's Blinn Marching Contest - the band got 4th overall and 2's; flags got 1's, and Timothy Schneider got outstanding soloist- Congratulations!
2. Next Tuesday, October 20th, is the UIL marching contest for Region 27 at Waller ISD Stadium. Students should be in their uniform at school at 7:25AM (they march at 10:15AM).
3. November 7th is a ATSSB Region Band tryout in Sealy. Your student should be practicing music at home for this event if they plan to participate.
4. November 11th the band will play at the Austin County Fairgrounds for Veteran's Day at 4pm- mark this on your calendar because it is not on your schedule



October 3, 2015

Congratulations
to the Big Red Brahma Band for

 winning three trophies at the 30th Annual

 Invitational Marching Festival: Best Drum Majors,

 Best Color Guard, and Runner-up overall for 4A

 Schools.



New Information about marching contests:

October 3rd at Katy ISD at Rhodes Stadium,

marching time 3:15

October 10th Blinn Marching Contest at 3:45

October 20th Waller ISD Stadium at 10:15 am



Two notes about this week
:

This Friday's game will be in Bellville due to

Stafford's field being under construction.

Second, order forms for T-shirts will go out to the

students again (Jr. High & High School)

for anyone interested in getting this year's shirt. 

Spirit T's will also have extra order forms.



Concession Stand Volunteer Worker Sign Up

The Band Boosters are looking for volunteers!! Please consider volunteering a couple of hours on a Friday night to help us run the concession stand. We need both Junior High and High School parents to fill two shifts so that parents with kids in the band can watch at halftime. If you can help please follow the instructions below and choose what best fits you. You can also email me at jason@keltran.com . Our first game is on the 28th of August against Caldwell. Thank you in advance!!

We're using VolunteerSpot (the leading online Sign-up and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming Sign-ups.

Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot:http://vols.pt/8wWqGt


2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.

 

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.






August schedule and the latest pictures are posted on the band boosters Facebook page-check us out.

Check the calendar for practice times the rest of the month- every day is different.

August 20th, Thursday, is parent appreciation and march-off. Come to Bellville football stadium at 8:00pm to see your child perform on the pasture of pain.  Afterwards we will serve hot dogs, chips, lemonade, and brownies.
 



Congratulations to the 2015-16
Drum Majors:
Jaci Cooper and Brittany Paget
Colorguard Co-Captains:
Hannah Jarnagan and Caroline Pritchett


Upcoming Events:

The band is busy right up until they go to Disney!

Some of this information needs clarification closer to the date but here is a general idea of what is going on:

May 15th- Skeeters game trip for the 6th grade band

May 21st - Final band concert for Jr. High (6th is at 1:30pm, 7th at 2:00 pm, and 8th at 2:30pm)

June 1st-High School Band Banquet: Dinner at 6pm and Concert at 7:15

Graduation

Disney Trip- this just in, the Hotel will be the Radisson Orlando











Anyone interested in buying a CD of the first semester (Aug.- Nov. of 2014) of band pictures, contact a band director or band booster member.  Over 300 pictures of the best looking kids in Bellville for only $5.00- what a great bargain and keepsake!



 

 

The presold Metallic World Tour T-shirts have been distributed.   If you are interested in buying one of the extra shirts we have leftover, they are ten dollars. I have 1 large left and several XL, XXL, XXXL. Call Sherry at 713-306-4783 for more info.

 

 




Band Facebook page:
We have videos, check it out!
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bellville-Band-Boosters-Club/1548565698698868?ref=bookmarks
 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome Mr. Christopher Garcia to our Band Family!

 Chris Garcia

Mr. Garcia is a 2014 graduate of the University of Houston, whose specialty is the trumpet.  He is the latest addition to our staff of band directors.   Originally from Rosenberg, he has a wife named Susana and a son John, who will be entering the second grade.  "I am excited to be a member of the Bellville community and school district".





Big Red Brahma Band

Student Band Leaders for 2014 - 2015


Drum Majors:

Kandie Corlea

Jacie Cooper

Color Guard Captains:

Lauren Ferris

Deena Stone

Squad Leaders:

Ceanna Ruehle

Jade Borden

Robert Schneider

Johnathan Martinez

Brittany Paget

Gustavo Guerrero

Daniel Brinson

Peter Angus

Barbie Marquez

Blake Higgins

Braeden Herrmann

Lucas Carrias

Paul Cessna

Zain Meyers