Upcoming Events:Pearl Band Reminders 9/9/14www.pearlpirateband.orgDear Parents and Students,Here are a few reminders for the week ahead. Friday is an AWAY Football game against Mendenhall. We will wear uniforms for this game/performance. Students will need to pick up their uniform at 4:15 PM and be seated in the bandhall at 4:30 PM. We will meet and then depart PHS at 5:00 PM. If you are chaperoning, please be at PHS by 4:30 PM. Students are welcome to stay on campus until report time. Most students will bring a snack to hold them over until dinner. Students and chaperones need $5.00 to eat a preordered meal that evening. We will be fed by the Mendenhall Band Boosters. We will take up the $5.00 on the bus.THURSDAYis a Thursday Night Rehearsals from 6:00-9:00 PM. Students will need to wear a plain white T-Shirt for rehearsal purposes.Mattress Sale Fundraiser – Saturday, Sept. 20 – Pearl Jr. High Band HallWe are holding our 2nd annual Mattress Fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 20th at the Pearl Junior High School Band Hall. Students are asked to send in at least one referral to the sale. This was a good fundraiser for us last year and can be great this year. This is an easy way to earn money towards your student band account payments. Name brand (Simmons, Restonic and Southerland) mattress sets will be sold at 30-60% below retail prices. These are all top quality mattresses with full factory warranties. All sizes and price ranges. Delivery is available. Floor models will be displayed in the Pearl Junior High School Band Hall on Saturday, September 20th, 2014, 10am-5pm. The SALE is ONE DAY ONLY!!!Please click here for a $50 coupon and the referral flyer!Pizza/Cookie Dough Delivery – Tuesday, Sept. 16thPizza/Cookie Dough orders will need to be picked up on Tuesday September 16th after school. Please make plans to pick up and deliver orders that day. We will also need several parents to help sort the orders beginning at 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Any parents that can help would be appreciated. Marching Festival Volunteers Needed – Saturday, October 11 and November 1Parents we are in need of many volunteers for several different areas on Saturday, Oct. 11 - State Marching Festival and Saturday, Nov. 1 – State Marching Championships. These are two major events that require many volunteers. You receive free admission to the event and a free t-shirt for working. Please contact Kenny and Leigh Pope if you have not volunteered. Their email is firstname.lastname@example.org. PLEASE VOLUNTEER, WE NEED YOUR HELP!FESTIVAL PROGRAM BOOK AD SALESParents, we are also in need of you to sell program ads for our Festival Program Book. These ads can go to any businesses or individuals who would like to advertise in the Program Book that is sold at both State Marching Evaluation and State Championships. The program book will be sold to approximately 5,000+ people for both events combined. All information needed should be included in the letter and ad form. Please click here to download the letter and business ad form.Ads must be turned in by Oct. 1!! Please contact Sheila McQuirter at email@example.com if you can help sell an ad!Band Uniform Details/Student Needs:BLACK BAND T-SHIRT (worn under uniform)BLACK BAND SHORTS (worn under uniform)LONG PLAIN BLACK CREW SOCKS (NO ANKLE SOCKS)BLACK BAND SHOES (Shoes will be given out this week if they were ordered and paid for.)UNIFORM (picked up at the PHS Bandhall at 4:15 PM)HAT (picked up at the PHS Bandhall at 4:15 PM)PLUME, GAUNTLETS WHITE GLOVES ($3.00 per pair available at the PHS bandhall – Brass, Woodwind Students only)Fundraiser Collections:ALL FUNDRAISER MONEY AND ORDERS ARE NOW PAST DUE. Fundraiser profits from the Keytag fundraiser should be updated in your Charms Account. Please contact Mr. Rowan if you have any questions.Indoor Percussion Garage Sale Fundraiser – September 27, 2014.Anyone wishing to donate items to this fundraiser, please contact Mr. Litte at firstname.lastname@example.orgUpcoming Events and InformationMonday, September 82nd Student Account Payment Due $1504:00-5:00 PM Colorguard/Weapon SectionalIndoor Percussion Auditions7:00 PM – Band Auxiliary/Parent MeetingTuesday, September 94:00-5:00 PM Hornline Sectional4:00-5:30 PM Colorguard Sectional4:00-6:00 PM Pit Percussion SectionalWednesday, September 103:30-5:30 PM Battery Percussion SectionalThursday, September 114:00-5:00 PM Colorguard Sectional4:00-5:00 PM Full Percussion Ensemble Sectional6:00-9:00 PM 6:00-9:00 PM FULL BAND REHEARSAL – STUDENTS NEED TO WEAR A PLAIN WHITE T-SHIRTFriday, September 12PEARL vs. MENDENHALL FOOTBALL GAME – AWAYSTUDENTS WILL NEED $5.00 TO BE FED BY THE MENDENHALL BAND BOOSTERS4:30 PM REPORT TIME IN CONCERT BAND HALL5:00 PM Depart PHS7:00 PM Kickoff (Students bring money for concessions 3rd Quarter)9:30 PM Game over (Approximate)10:00 PM Depart 11:00 PM Arrive at PHS – Help unload the truck. Monday, September 154:00-5:00 PM Colorguard/Weapon Sectional4:00-6:00 PM Pit/Quad/Snare Drum SectionalTuesday, September 16Pizza/Cookie Dough Fundraiser Items Delivered12:00 Noon – Parent Help needed to sort fundraiser items.4:00-5:00 PM Hornline Sectional4:00-5:30 PM Colorguard Sectional4:00-6:00 PM Bass Drum SectionalThursday, September 184:00-5:00 PM Colorguard Sectional4:00-5:00 PM Full Percussion Ensemble Sectional6:00-9:00 PM 6:00-9:00 PM FULL BAND REHEARSAL – STUDENTS NEED TO WEAR A PLAIN WHITE T-SHIRTFriday, September 19PEARL vs. BASTROP, LA. FOOTBALL GAME – AWAY – PEP BAND2:05 4th Block Bell Rings2:30 PM Depart PHS5:00 PM Eat Fast Food in Bastrop, LA6:15 PM Arrive7:00 PM Kickoff9:30 PM Game Over10:00 PM Depart Bastrop, LA12:30 AM Arrive at PHSSaturday, September 20PHS Band Mattress Sale Fundraiser at Pearl Jr. High10:00 AM – 5:00 PM2014-2015 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. The 1stPayment of $150 is due by July 28 at the beginning of camp. This fee 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.comfor 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. Mississippi Lions All State Band Audition InformationNOW is the time to prepare for Lions Band Auditions. Auditions occur in November at PHS. The Mississippi Lions All State Band will be traveling to Hawaii in the Summer of 2015!!! Start preparing for your audition now. See a band director for more information and to set up private lessons!! 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!
Mississippi Lions All State BandInformationCLICK HERE