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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Enchilada Dinner Tickets for Sale! Mmmmm!

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* This is not an actual photo of the dinner we will serve; however, it sure looks pretty close to it!!

Mmmmm, you can almost smell and taste the enchilada dinner that’s coming up!

It’s almost that time of year where we have our Annual Fall Enchilada Dinner Event/Fundraiser which is scheduled for Tuesday, November 11, 2014 in the Warren High School Cafeteria. 

This event is our largest fundraiser held to support our Warren Warrior Band as they represent our school and community at our football games, competitions and other local events.  The dinner plate will consist of two enchiladas, rice, beans, salad and tea and cost $7.00 per plate.  Soft drinks and desserts will also be available for purchase.  Entertainment will be provided by our own Warrior Band, along with a special appearance by the Jordan and Connally Middle School Bands. 

Band students received their allotted tickets yesterday so you’ll be seeing a good number of “sales people” out there.  If you don’t have a child in Band but would like to purchase a ticket, email apena@ceoexpress.com and we can get tickets to you.

Help support the Warren Warrior Band Boosters by purchasing tickets to this dinner.  You can eat at the cafeteria or you can take your orders home.  

Thank you again for supporting your Band!

Thank you with notes

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UIL Competition – October 25; Still Need Volunteers

Warren Warrior Band Needs You

 

Hello Hello Hello, You Wonderful Volunteers Out There …..

JUST A REMINDER ONCE AGAIN ….

The Warren Warrior Band needs volunteers to help during the UIL Area Marching Contest Festival on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at Farris Stadium. This is aside from the regular volunteers the band usually has such as the chaperones, roadies, uniform, food volunteers, etc.  

I’ve had a few sign up already however we still do need quite a bit more.

Please sign up on Charms or email me at:

                    apena@ceoexpress.com

 

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However, tomorrow, Saturday, October 18, there is another competition at Gus Stadium which is similar to the one we’ll have at Farris the following week.  I plan on being there at 6:30 a.m. to see how they set things up and get a good look at the logistics and how things are done. mIf you would like to join me, please come on out to Gus tomorrow on the Visitor side and when you get there, just ask for me or let them know that you’re observing because you’ll be doing the same thing the following week.

If you have any questions, please call me at 210-355-1449 or email me at the above address.

Thank you to everyone who will help out. Warren is proud of you!

 

Thank you with notes

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Week of October 14-18 Rehearsal Schedule, Game Itinerary, and UIL Region Performance

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Message from Ms. Danika White:

Week of October 14-18

Rehearsal Schedule, Game Itinerary, and UIL Region Performance

** TUESDAY, October 14th:

4:15 p.m. Clarinet Region Master Class (Optional)

4:30 p.m. Low Brass Sectional (Mandatory)
Guard Sectional (Mandatory)

5:00-7:30 p.m. Rehearsal

** WEDNESDAY, October 15th:

8 a.m. Flute Sectional (Mandatory)
Clarinet Sectional (Mandatory)
High Brass Sectional (Mandatory)

4:15 p.m. Saxophone Region Master Class (Optional)

5:00-7:30 p.m. Rehearsal

** THURSDAY,  October 16th:

8:00 a.m. Saxophone Sectional (Mandatory)
Low Brass/Low Reed Sectional (Mandatory)

4:30 p.m. Woodwind Sectional (Mandatory)

5:00-7:00 p.m. Rehearsal (Mandatory)

** FRIDAY,  October 17th:

3:00p.m. Pep Rally Call Time – Come straight from your 7th hour class! Be ready to begin warming up at 3:10 p.m. Dress is band polo, blue jeans with no holes, and tennis shoes

3:50 p.m. Pep Rally

4:10 p.m. Run through with the dance team

Students change into compression shorts, compression shirt, and Warren shorts. You may wear your polo over your compression shirt if you would like.
        The meal is Whataburger
        Change into uniform
        Run Through
        Announcements

6:00 p.m. Leave for Gus

6:30 p.m. Arrive at Gus

7:30 p.m. Game vs. Jay – Dance Team Chart is September

10:30 p.m. Estimated return time

*** SATURDAY, October 18, 2014:

10:15 a.m.  Call Time
Arrive at the band hall in compression shorts, compression shirt and Warren shorts. You may wear the band polo over your compression shirt if you would like. Please dress ASAP so that we may get to run through as quickly as possible.

11:45 a.m. Leave for Gus

12:00 p.m. Arrive at Gus – Admission is free

12:30 p.m. Front Ensemble Warm-Up
Full Band Warm-Up (B Area)

12:45 Front Ensemble Move

1:00 Band Move

1:15 Band Performs

1:30 Reload buses, trailers, etc.

2:00 Approximate return time

 

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Our National Anthem

Warren Band plays the National Anthem at the Warren vs Brennan game.

Everybody, please stand.

 

Flag veterans-day

 

 

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“Finish Strong”

Finish Strong Warren

 

“FINISH STRONG  —   to me, two words that more clearly define a call to action than any other two words in the English language.  I challenge you to find two words that more absolutely define a performance objective.  The words ‘finish strong” are pervasively used in our culture, and they are a perfect example of how the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.  When you combine “Finish” with “Strong” you create a powerful platform for action.  And, when faced with a challenge or adversity, I remind myself …

Regardless of what came before or what matters most right now is how I choose to respond to the challenge before me.  Will I lie down or will I fight?  The choice is mine and I choose to FINISH STRONG.”   (Dan Green)

 Warren Band Go Warriors Go

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“You Might Be a Lucky Winner!”

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A reminder to let parents and guardians know that October’s Booster Meeting is:

            Tomorrow, Tuesday, October 14, at 7:40 p.m. at the Band Hall. 

Please plan on attending.  It’s important to have everyone and, yes that includes YOU and your spouse or significant other, to attend these meetings in order to keep up with upcoming Band events and be “in-the-know.”  It’s also important to let your kids in the band know that you are involved and are aware of his/her activities with the band.

We have a number of activities that are coming up in the next few weeks that we will need your help in ensuring we have a successful year.  No successful team can operate with only a handful of people; it does take all of us to make it a success.  The bottom line to all of this is:  “we do it for the kids!”

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me via email or call me at (210) 355-1449.  I look forward to seeing each and every one of you at the meeting.

**  Oh, the lucky winner part?  Yes, we will give out a lucky prize at the meeting and it might be you.

 And the winner is ...

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