Concession Help Needed

Volunteers Needed

Let’s Help Out our Warren Athletic Boosters and Other NISD Boosters:

As many of us know, Warren Warrior Band will be in competition tonight at the BOA Competition at the Alamodome. I know that many boosters may not be attending because of being downtown and the cost of parking and admission.

Our fellow NISD schools and particularly our Warren Athletics need help with concessions tonight at Gus Stadium. The game is with Stevens and Brennan and concessions need some help.

The call time is at 6 pm on the home side.

Please consider helping out our fellow boosters and go by Gus.

Thank you very much.

Alex Pena
Warren Band Booster President

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Warren Band Logo on trailer

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Message from Ms. Danika White: October 30 and 31 Performances Schedules

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Message from Ms. Danika White:

October 30 and 31 Performances

Game vs. Taft (Senior Night) and BOA Super Regional

*** THURSDAY, October 30th:

3:16 Report to the band hall.

Change into your compression shorts, shirt and Warren Band Shorts. You may wear your band polo over your compression shirt.
– Eat
– Run Through
– Change into uniform
– Announcements

5:30 p.m. Leave for Gus Stadium

6:00 p.m. Arrive at Gus Stadium

7:00 p.m. Game vs. Taft (We’re visitors) – Senior Night

** There WILL be a game next week on November 6, 7 or 8. That game is determined by team’s final record and the assignments will be made on Saturday, November 1st. As soon as we have that information we will share it with you.

*** FRIDAY, October 31st:

2nd Period Report to the band hall

Change into your compression shorts, shirt, black socks and marching shoes. Place your coat, gauntlet, etc. in your garment bag.
Run Through and Announcements, Instruments/Coats/Gautlets, etc. will be loaded in the trailers

12:30 p.m. Load buses

1:00 p.m. Leave for Alamodome

We will feed you at the Alamodome and then you will be watching bands perform. The buses will be leaving. You will NOT be able to leave anything on them so please do NOT bring anything extra with you.

5:30-5:50 Truck unload time

5:50-6:25 Pit Warm-Up Time

5:55-6:40 Band Warm-Up Time – Area A

6:35 Pit Report Time

6:50 Band Report Time

7:00 Band Performs

7:45 p.m. Load buses and return to Warren

8:30 p.m. Estimated return time. We will Remind 101 when we leave the Alamodome

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A Heart-Wrenching Week-End

 

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, …. we had everything before us,we had nothing before us, .” (Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities)

What an appropriate quote for this past week-end.  It was a an exciting and distressing week-end the past two days for our Warren Warrior Band and Warren football team. Although we had some disappointing times, there was some glimmer of hope and pride for Warren High School.

On Friday, the Warrior football team suffered a heart-wrenching loss to Stevens when on the last play and with time expiring, it appeared that Warren had won the game on a pass play but the refs called our player out of bounds. But as the photo shows, Warren was definitely in bounds. Nonetheless the referee ruled that he was out of bounds. So jumping for joy and thinking we had won, our hearts sank realizing we had lost.

And then on Saturday, the Warren Warrior Band performed in the morning at the UIL Marching Competition at Farris Stadium. Waiting in anticipation all day as to whether we would advance to the Finals at Gus Stadium, we finally received the most exciting news for our Band – yes, we ranked high enough to advance to the Finals at Gus!! This was the first time in Warrior Band’s history that our Band had made it to the Finals!! Everyone was joyous and proud of our kids and our directors.

With 20 bands performing at Farris and 20 bands performing at Gus, ten from each site would then move on to Finals at Gus.

The Finals began at 5:30 and our Band performed at 9:45 p. m. Once again we had to patiently wait for the results as to who would advance to State Competition. The judges tabulated each band’s ratings based on different sets of criteria. With all the bands filling the Visitor’s side of Gus and the West side of the track and field, we waited and waited and waited. Eight bands were chosen to go to State and unfortunately, our great Warren Warrior Band was not selected. Sadness and tears rolled down many of our Band’s players and parents.

But, we still have pride in our Band and we still feel they are the best band in San Antonio if not Texas. Our kids gave their heart and their sweat to perform a great show. There should be no shame from the results and our heads are still held high.

We believe in them, we are proud of them and we will continue to support them because we are “The Purple Pride from Northside!”

Warren player was in bounds

 

 

 

As you can see, our Warren player was in bounds on the last play but the refs called it out of bounds.  Thus, this sealed Stevens winning the game.

 

 

panoramic view of audience at Gus after Band's Finals Performance

Panoramic view of the audience at Gus right after our Warrior Band’s performance.

 

Panoramic view of band kids waiting for results of Finals at Gus

Panoramic view of the Band waiting at Gus Stadium for the results for State.

 

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Schedule – Week of Oct. 27th

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MONDAY: 

8:15 a.m. – Full band meeting – Review Finals – Required

4:30-7:00 p.m. – Full Band – Required

TUESDAY:

8:00-8:40 – Saxophone Region Master Class – Optional

WEDNESDAY:

8:00-8:40 – Flute Region Master Class – Optional

4:30-7:00 p.m. – Full Band – Required

THURSDAY:

Game and Pep Rally- Itinerary to follow

FRIDAY:

BOA – We will perform in the early evening.  However, we must leave the school at about 1 due to bussing issues.  I will get a schedule out to you as quickly as I can.

SATURDAY:

Brandies Drumline Competition

Finish Strong Warren

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Thank You to Warren Warrior Band Boosters

Band Booster Volunteer Recognition

Message from Alex Pena, Warren Warrior Band Booster President:

During the UIL Marching Competition at Farris Stadium on Saturday, I saw the best qualities come out of many of our Warren Band Boosters and the willingness to help as a good number of them helped with volunteer duties during the competition.

Our Warren Warrior Band had been requested by the NISD Director of Fine Arts, Mr. James Miculka, to assist in running all volunteer duties needed at the Competition at Farris. Duties varied from manning the Central Information table, to providing water to band members at two different locations, to maintaining crowd control and traffic, to ticket office to gate entrance duties and so many other things needed to ensure a smooth running operation flowed on schedule without any major hindrances.

As the volunteer coordinator, I am so thankful to everyone who came to the event as early as 6:00 a.m to help out with whatever needed to be done. If I had not assigned them to specific duties already, they would show up and ask, “where do you need me?” and they went to work without hesitation. I also want to thank others who dropped off canopies or folding chairs for our use. Even though they couldn’t stay to help, they were an integral part of our success. There were so many volunteers that I can’t name all the volunteers right now, but to those who worked, you know who you are and I thank you for representing our Warren Warrior Band.

The feedback received from Mr. Miculka and Ms. Elizabeth Sanchez-Lopez, Northside Administrator, and even some band directors was very positive about our volunteer work and they also appreciated all you did that day.

Once again, a great big THANK YOU to all who helped out at the Farris competition!! For your work, you receive the Warren Warrior Band Booster Volunteer Recognition award.

Thank you with notes

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Reminder – Pep Rally and Competition Info

 

** REMINDER ** REMINDER

*** FRIDAY, October 24th:

7:00 a.m. Report to the band hall for Pep Rally warm-up

8:30 a.m. Pep Rally

3:16 p.m. Change into compression shorts, shirt, and Warren shorts. Warren Polo ok.

Eat, change, run through

5:30 p.m. Announcements

6:00 p.m. Leave for stadium

6:30 p.m. Arrive at stadium

7:30 p.m. Game vs. Stevens (Homecoming) – Home – “One Moment In Time”

10:00 p.m. Approximate time of full run through after the game

11:00 p.m. Approximate return time from the game

*** SATURDAY, October 25th:

6:15 a.m. Call time

7:45 a.m. Leave for Farris Stadium – 8400 N. Loop 1604 W

8:15 a.m. Arrive at Farris

9:00 a.m. Warm-up time starts at Farris

9:30 a.m. Warm-up area cleared

9:45 a.m. Performance Time

10:45 a.m. Return to Warren – Students released

Students will receive a Remind 101 message after the 3:00 award ceremony letting them know what time to report back to Warren for our finals performance, if we make finals.

If we make finals our time will be decided by a drawing of all finals bands. The first possible performance time is 5:30 p.m.

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IMPORTANT – Volunteering for Saturday’s UIL Competition at Farris Stadium

 

Thank You Band Boosters

My Fellow Boosters and Volunteers for Saturday’s UIL Competition:

I am trying to wrap things up for Saturday’s UIL Competition at Farris and hope to get assignments out soon.  I know that many of you have volunteered but I’d like to double check and make sure that I have everyone on my list.  There have been some names submitted to others besides me and I need to ensure that we have you on the final list.  Remember, you must have completed the required NISD Background Check in order to volunteer.  No one is allowed to work unless we have on record a completed background check that passes.

Please send me an email again as to your interest in volunteering at the Competition at Farris Stadium AND the times you will be able to work AND the use of any canopies that can be brought.  I need the times that you can work so that I can prepare a workable schedule for assignments.

I will be there at 6:00 a.m. to begin setting things up and ensuring that we have the areas mapped out.  I know that some of you will also be there at that time.  There will be breakfast for the early volunteers and, for the rest of the day, we will have a special room set aside for the volunteers to take a break and get some food and refreshments that we will provide.

Warren performs at 9:45 a.m. and I know that some of you want to see them perform but we will need to keep things running.  We would like to have as many people stay until the last band performs at 2:30 but there is clean-up to be done afterwards.

The finals will begin at Gus at 5:30 p.m. so we do have enough time to finish our work and clean up and get to Gus by then.

Keep in mind that you should bring any chairs for you to sit on at the locations you may be working.  Those working at the ticket booth will not need to bring chairs since they will have some there.

Once I have the final list, I will prepare the assignments and forward to you as soon as possible and also send you a layout of the area so that you can be familiar with the set-up.

If you have any questions, please contact me at 210-355-1449 or email me at         apena@ceoexpress.com

I expect all of us to have a wonderful experience at Farris knowing that we have done something good for Warren and Northside.  It may be something new for all of us but I believe that we will do great.  We need to show NISD that Warren can do it right and take care of business.

Thank you to everyone who volunteers for this event.   I will see you Saturday! 

Go Warriors Go

 

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We Have Pride in Our Band!

We have confidence in our Band;

We have pride in our Band; 

We know they’ll do their BEST on Saturday at UIL Competition!

 

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Finish Strong Warren

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Message from Danika White, Assoc. Director:

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Rehearsal Schedule for October 20-24 

*** TUESDAY:

8:00 a.m. – Saxophone Sectional (Mandatory)
Low Brass/Low Reed Sectional (Mandatory)
4:30 p.m. – Low Brass Sectional (Mandatory)
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Full Rehearsal (We will start at Warren and then transition to Ferris as soon as we have buses.)
Plan on a 8:30-8:45 approximate return time. (Mandatory)

*** WEDNESDAY:

8:00 a.m. – Flute Region Master Class (Optional)
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Percussion Sectional (Mandatory)

*** THURSDAY:

8:00 a.m. – Clarinet Region Master Class (Optional)
4:30 p.m. – Woodwind Sectional (Mandatory)
Guard Sectional
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Full Rehearsal (Mandatory)

*** FRIDAY:

8:00 a.m. – Saxophone Region Master Class (Optional)

3:00 p.m. Report to the band hall for Pep Rally warm-up

3:50 p.m. Pep Rally

4:05 p.m. Marching Band field for a run through

5:00 p.m. Change into compression shorts, shirt, and Warren shorts. Warren Polo ok.

5:30 p.m. Announcements

6:00 p.m. Leave for stadium

6:30 p.m. Arrive at stadium

7:30 p.m. Game vs. Stevens (Homecoming) – Home – “One Moment In Time”

10:00 p.m. Approximate time of full run through after the game

11:00 p.m. Approximate return time from the game
*** SATURDAY:

6:15 a.m. Call time

7:45 a.m. Leave for Farris Stadium – 8400 N. Loop 1604 W

8:15 a.m. Arrive at Farris

9:00 a.m. Warm-up time starts at Farris

9:30 a.m. Warm-up area cleared

9:45 a.m. Performance Time

10:45 a.m. Return to Warren – Students released

* Students will receive a Remind 101 message after the 3:00 award ceremony letting them know what time to report back to Warren for our finals performance, if we make finals.

If we make finals our time will be decided by a drawing of all finals bands. The first possible performance time is 5:30 p.m.
** Details will also be available asap on the next week’s game and BOA event. We are working on bussing for the BOA event and can’t publish until we have finalized that.

Let me know if you have questions.

               – Danika White

Finish Strong Warren

 

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