Volunteers Needed for St. Rita’s Competition

We’re on to St. Rita’s in Chicago on Sunday, October 3rd this coming weekend for our second competition where the Marching Mustangs are looking to capture their second title of the season.

St. Rita’s Marching Mustangs Schedule

St. Rita’s Competition Schedule

(If you did not receive an e-mail on Monday from the Music Boosters about this competition, you are not signed up for the newsletter. Use the form in the upper-right to subscribe.)

We’ll need a little help:

  • Parents needed to:
    • Get 8 bags of ice. (Keep the receipt and we’ll reimburse you.)
    • Help ice down water, get cooler out of our storage, load up water.
    • Get cases of water from our storage unit at school.
    • Locate first-aid kit.
    • Large cooler.
    • Towels for MM members.
    • Large rolling cart.
  • 4-5 parents needed to load the equipment on the truck at Sunday at the school before the band leaves.
  • 4-5 parents needed to help unload equipment at St. Rita’s High School (arrive early to meet our truck).
  • 4-5 parents needed at night when we return to unload truck and put everything away back at RMHS.

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Wheeling Competition Results

The Marching Mustangs competed today in the Wheeling Marching Band Competition. As always, they showed great professionalism and had a lot of fun.

Congratulations to the Marching Mustangs for bringing back (class AA) awards for …

Second Place

Outstanding Auxiliary (Flags/Color Guard)

Best Music

This is the official scores page.

If you couldn’t make it or you want to relive the experience, you can see video and pictures. If anyone has any they’d like to add, please contact me.

Volunteers Needed for Wheeling Competition

With our first Marching competition this weekend, we’ll need a little help this Saturday, September 25 for the Wheeling Marching Band Competition.

  1. Parents needed to help ice down water, get cooler out of our storage, load up water. Checklist includes:
    • Get cases of water from our storage unit at school
    • Locate first-aid kit
    • Large cooler
    • Towels for MM members
    • Large rolling cart
  2. 4-5 parents needed to load the equipment on the truck at 5:00pm Saturday.
  3. 4-5 parents needed to help unload equipment at Wheeling High School at 6:00pm (should arrive early to meet our truck).
  4. 4-5 parents needed at 10:45pm-11:00pm to unload truck and put everything away back at RMHS.

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Butter Braid Pick-up on Monday Sep 27

Butter Braid, our first fundraiser of the year, kicked off at the Band Picnic and and ends Friday, September 17.

Pick-up will be on Monday, September 27, in the back cafeteria from 5:30pm until 6:30pm. Remember, you have to pick them up on this day as we have no way to store them. If you have any questions please contact Sara Zimmerman at butterbraidsale@rmhsmusicboosters.com or 847-392-9448.

Manna Gift Certificates Are Back

Here is your chance to purchase Holiday gift cards for that special someone and help a student earn money for their band account.

Please fill out the attached order form, include a payment (checks made out to RMHS Music Boosters), and return to Mr. Buti by Friday, October 29.

Gift certificate pick-up will be from 5:30-7 pm on Tuesday, November 22 in the Commons in conjunction with the cheesecake pick-up.

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Wilmot Contest Canceled

The Wilmot marching band contest this Sunday (Sep 19) has been canceled. See Mr. Buti’s announcement below.


Dear MM students and parents,

As you are probably aware, the Wilmot Contest scheduled for 9/19 was canceled. As a result, the Marching Mustangs lose out on rehearsal time
and a judged performance opportunity. The typical schedule for the Wilmot Contest day is 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. With all that in mind, we don’t want to lose out and fall behind on developing the show–as we still are preparing for the Wheeling Contest on 9/25 next weekend.

Therefore, we are going to shorten the day (9/19) substantially and hold a short mini-camp from 1:00-3:00 p.m. with a FREE OPEN PERFORMANCE for friends and family at 3:15 p.m.!!

Our goal is to finish learning the show and then debut it for our friends and family!!

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