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BUTTER BRAID PICKUP TOMORROW

Butter BraidBe sure to pick up your Butter Braid order tomorrow, Tuesday, September 16, from 5:30 to 7:00 PM in the RMHS back cafeteria. If you have any questions or you’re unable to pick up your order, please contact Karina Corradi at butterbraidsale@rmhsmusicboosters.com to make other arrangements since we don’t have facilities to store them.

GRAYSLAKE RESULTS AND UPCOMING SCHEDULE

cup_goldOn September 14th, the Marching Mustangs competed in the Grayslake North Marching Festival.  In class AAA, the Marching Mustangs took 2nd place, narrowly behind 1st place by a mere 1.125.  In addition, the group took 1st place Best Flags. Be sure to check out a video of the performance on the RMHS Music Boosters YouTube page or click the Videos tab above.

sport_footballThere is a home football game is this Friday, September 19. We are still in need of people to help sell delicious chocolate chip Cookies. Please use the SIGN UP button at the bottom of the Volunteer Page to help. We could really use your help and see some new faces!

BUT WAIT! THERE’S MORE…..

hornHere is the schedule for the Chicagoland Marching Band Festival at Wheeling High School this Saturday. The band will need help with water, loading and unloading the truck both at RMHS and at Wheeling HS, and other things, so please use the sign-up button at the bottom of the Volunteer Page to sign up for whatever tasks you can help with. People will be on-hand to show us what needs to be done, so even if you haven’t volunteered before, come on down and do whatever you can.

Saturday, September 20
Wheeling High School
900 South Elmhurst Road
Wheeling, IL 60090

Download the detailed schedule (including spectator cost and performance schedule) and see a map below.

 Marching Mustangs Wheeling Schedule

12:45 PM Doors to band room open
1:00 PM Practice begins ON TIME in theme T-shirts, black socks, and marching shoes
2:15 PM Practice ends
2:20 PM Eat a light snack/lunch that you brought with or use vending machines—clean up after yourselves!
2:45 PM Change into uniform (bring uniform bags, hats in hat boxes, instruments in cases)
3:00 PM Finish loading buses & truck—make sure you have ALL uniform parts, instrument, equipment, etc.
3:15 PM Leave for Wheeling HS
4:15 PM Arrive at Wheeling HS
4:20 PM Unload buses and truck
4:45 PM Go to warmup area
5:00 PM Warm up
5:30 PM Leave for performance field
5:45 PM Perform our show THE FAR EAST
6:00 PM Watch Glenbard West from the side of the track
6:15 PM Awards for Class A and AA
6:30 PM Return to buses and truck to put away equipment. We will change out of uniform at this time—you still need to wear your theme T-shirt.
6:45 PM Eat something from the concession stands or that you brought.stands to watch Class AAA= Plainfield South, Nequa Valley, Mundelein, Plainfield North, Elk Grove, Lake Park, Glenbrook South, United Township, Fremd, Prospect, Marian Catholic, and Wheeling. Try to sit as a group. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. These bands have worked just as hard as you have to prepare their shows. Many of these bands are some of the top in the state/country. You may not leave the Wheeling HS campus at anytime. Write up three bands’ performances and earn a concert credit.
10:00 PM Awards for Class AAA and overall
10:20 PM Load buses
10:30 PM Leave for RMHS
10:50 PM Arrive back at RMHS and put away all equipment and uniforms


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SPIRITWEAR PICKUP

RMHS Booster hoodie 2014RMHS Music Spiritwear has arrived!  If you placed an order for Music Spiritwear, pickup will be available Friday night (tonight) at the football game.  We’ll have pickup at our Cookie Booth after 7 pm, and outside the band room after the game.  On Sunday, we’ll have the orders available for pickup as the students arrive for warm ups prior to the Grayslake Marching competition.  Orchestra students who are not at the gameFriday night can see Mr. Carroll for their orders.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

sign_upFall performances begin this week with a home football game on Friday and the Grayslake Marching Band Competition on Sunday. These and many other events  have been posted on the Volunteer page. Help is needed for cookie sales at the home football games, uniform check-in after the games, chaperoning marching band contests, etc. Please consider volunteering your time during this busy time of the year. Just go to the Volunteer page, look through the list of events, and click SIGN UP. It’s a lot of fun and you get into the events for free!!

MARCHING MUSTANGS GRAYSLAKE SCHEDULE

Here’s the schedule for the Grayslake competition. The band will need help with water, loading and unloading the truck both at RMHS and at Grayslake, and other things, so please use the button on the Volunteer page to sign up for whatever tasks you can help with. People will be on-hand to show us what . . .

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RMHS MUSIC SPIRIT WEAR – ORDER CLOSES TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 2nd

This is a reminder that the order window for spirit wear closes on Tuesday September 2nd. Please place your order today. Go to the MUSIC BOOSTER STORE to check out the selection of GREAT DEALS, Shirts start at $10, and place your order today.

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FIRST RMHS MUSIC BOOSTER MEETING OF THE YEAR, TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 2nd

Please join us on Tuesday September 2nd for the first monthly RMHS Music Booster meeting. We meet near the back of the cafeteria in the Faculty Lounge at 7pm.

We will be discussing the new school year program and going over needs and volunteer opportunities for this . . .

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