Upcoming Events:Pearl Band Reminders 1/20/15www.pearlpirateband.orgDear Parents and Students,I hope your new year is off to a great start! Please read below for information and upcoming events for the Pearl “Pirate” Band:Disney Trip Information – Click Here to download the Disney Trip LetterAny student planning on going on the Disney Trip must have paid their first payment of $125 by the end of January. At that point we must have at least 100 students in order to continue with our Disney plans. Should you have any questions regarding the Disney trip please contact Mr. Rowan. Please see the attached letter regarding the Disney Trip that we are planning for May 20-24, 2015. Please return the attached letter to Mr. Rowan asap.Pearl Pirate Tumbler FundraiserBand Students grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to sell Pearl Pirate Tumbler cups beginning January 20. Students will make 40% profit for each tumbler sold. Tumblers are $16 each and are of GREAT quality. If you buy the same cup in local stores they are approximately $20. Attached to this email is information regarding the fundraiser. Students should have order forms. All profits earned will go toward any student fees owed: Fall Student Account, Disney Trip, Indoor Percussion, Winterguard, Band Dues, etc. ALL ORDERS ARE DUE BY THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5. MAKE ALL CHECKS PAYABLE TO THE PEARL BAND. Letter Jacket Information:The Balfour Representative will be at PHS on Thursday, January 22 at 2:00 PM to size for Letter Jackets. You must have a $100 deposit to be sized and to place your order. Packets regarding letter jackets are available from Mr. Rowan. 2015 Spring Semester Important Dates – Click Here to DownloadSymphonic, Concert, Varsity Band Sectional Rehearsal InformationBeginning the week of January 26 all students will have a 1 hour after school sectional rehearsal. These are required. Please notify the appropriate band director in advance for any conflict. Mr. Rowan, Mr. Pickering, and Mr. Harrell will set sectional rehearsal times for their bands. Symphonic Band Sectional Schedule:Monday – Flutes 4:00-5:00 / Clarinets 5:00-6:00Tuesday – Alto Sax/French Horn 7:15-8:00 AMTuesday – Trumpet 4:00-5:00 PMWednesday – Trombone / Baritone 3:30-4:30 PMThursday – Tuba / Low Reeds 4:00-5:00 PMConcert Band Sectional Schedule:Monday: Horns 4:00pm-4:45pm / Flutes 4:45pm-5:30pmTuesday Baritones 4:00pm-4:45pm / Clarinets 4:45pm-5:30pmWednesday Trumpets 3:15pm-4:00pm / Saxophones 4:00pm-4:45pm / Trombones 4:45pm-5:30pmThursday Tubas 4:00pm-4:45pmVarsity Band Sectional Schedule:MondayTubas/Low Reeds 4:00-5:00TuesdayF Horn / Alto Sax 4:00-5:00Wednesday Flutes 3:30-4:00 / Trombone-Baritone 4:00-4:30ThursdayClarinets / Trumpets 4:00-5:00Indoor Percussion Fundraisers:See an indoor percussion student if you can help out! 1.Sonic Discount Cards - $5/card. Coupon card for delicious Sonic meals and drinks.2.Applebee’s Pancake Breakfast - $5/ticket. Pancake breakfast is at Applebee’s in Brandon the morning of 24 January. Indoor percussion members will be serving.3.Dinner and a Movie - $15/person. Kindergarten through fifth grade students. Saturday, 31 January. 6pm to 9pm at Pearl Parks and Recreation. Preregistration required. Call 601.259.2487 or 601.209.1788Winterguard Fundraisers:1.Victoria Lynn Bracelet Raffle – See any Winterguard student to purchase $1.00 raffle tickets for a Victoria Lynn Bracelet. Drawing to be held January 23, 2015. Winterblast Indoor Percussion and Colorguard Show - Saturday, March 7 @ PHSPLEASE HELP/VOLUNTEER – We will need parents to work concessions, hospitality, and be group guides for this event.MHSAA State Concert Evaluation – Monday, March 23-Friday, March 27 @ PHSThe Symphonic, Concert, and Varsity Bands will perform for their state rating on Monday of the above week. Come support our bands as they perform for their state rating!2014-2015 Student Account / Band Fee InformationThe Student Account / Band Fee breakdown is available by clicking the above link. Student accounts this year are $450 and band dues (paid to PHS) are $25 or $60 per semester depending on the instrument played. These fees can be paid through your charms account. The Student Account fee covers transportation, entry fees, shirts/shorts, uniform cleaning, band banquet, and band camp expenses. All fees are payable in installments and can be paid via debit or credit card through our charms system. For access to our charms system please visit our website www.pearlpirateband.org for instructions on how to log into your student’s account. You can access charms through www.charmsoffice.com. Please click here to view the Student Account / Band Fee Information for 2014-2015. Should you have any questions regarding Student Accounts please contact Mr. Rowan. Stay informed by signing up for Remind 101:Sign up for our Remind 101 Text/Email Reminders by visiting:https://www.remind101.com/join/pearlpKroger Plus Card Fundraising InformationAll parents are highly encouraged to link their Kroger Plus Card to the Pearl Band as this is a wonderful way to help the PHS Band earn money to help keep our overall costs down. After linking your card, you simply go to Kroger and shop. You will still receive all the benefits (such as fuel points) of using your Kroger Plus Card just like you always have.Click here for instructions on how to link your card!
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