Knights Creed for January 5, 2020

Knight Tales:

  • Happy New Year to All! We hope you got to spend some much needed time with family and friends on the break and we are ready to go with our Spring Semester!
  • The next Spring Trip installment is due on Wednesday January 15th. All charms accounts have been updated with the trip fees paid. If you see any discrepancies, please notify Mr. Moreno.
  • There were some typos on the Wind Ensemble January calendar.
    • The clarinet sectional is on Tuesday in place of the 2nd spot marked “LOWS”.
    • The low voices are slated for Mondays at the time reflected on the calendar. Also, the both weeks of the Tuesday/Thursday full wws/brass. Brass are on Tuesdays both weeks and Ww’s are on Thursday both weeks as well.
    • The weeks that do not have school on Monday will have FULL WW/BRASS sectionals on the other days. Please see “UPCOMING EVENTS” below:
  • In February the Knights Band will be hosting a fundraiser to raise funds for Props, Additional Electronic needs, Clinicians, and Marching Technicians. More details to follow, we need everyone on board to help us as next year is a STATE year for the Knights Band.
  • Solo and Ensemble season is upon us! In addition to preparing for UIL, we need our students diligently preparing for Solo and Ensemble (UIL-Feb. 8th, CFHS-Feb. 22nd) Students should be able to play top to bottom on their solos by now, if not, they must catch up as they are behind. Help is available during the band classes and around sectionals. Please communicate with your student to determine if help is needed or not. Students must communicate with directors to setup a time to work together.
  • Percussion Ensemble rehearsals continue this week!
  • Mr. Moreno will be contacting students that have past due band fees. If you have any outstanding fees, please feel free to contact Mr. Moreno in advance.

Upcoming Events (includes recent changes):

  • Tuesday January 7th:
    • Symph Band Full Brass 3:30-5
    • Wind Ensemble Full Brass 3:30-5:30.
  • Wednesday January 8th: Concert Band Full Wws 2:45-3:45, Full Brass 3:45-4:45.
  • Thursday January 9th:
    • Symph Band Full Ww’s: 3:30-5
    • Wind Ensemble Full Brass 3:30-5:30.
  • Saturday January 11th: Area Audition (for those who qualified only) at Clements HS. Bus leaves at 7:30 am from Falls. Approx. return time back is 7 pm. Please bring money for meals and $20 for the state housing fee in the event you qualify. We typically will go out to eat after the audition.
  • Week of Jan. 13th: Individual Sectional Schedules:
  • Week of Jan. 21st: Full Brass and Ww’s:

Guard Corner:

  • Regular guard schedule this week.

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