Upcoming Events:Pearl Band Reminders 10/27/14www.pearlpirateband.orgDear Parents and Students,Congratulations to our student on their performance this weekend at the BOA Super Regional in Indianapolis. Our students performed well and had the opportunity to experience the top level of competitive marching band. We are proud of their efforts and will continue to build on what we learned from the weekend. This week is a very important week as we have State Championships this coming Saturday, Nov. 1. As always, each rehearsal this week is important to our success this Saturday. This is the last week of our afterschool marching band rehearsals and each student’s attendance is vitally important as we prepare for Championships. Also, if you as a parent, have not volunteered to help with championships please contact Kenny Pope as soon as possible. We are also in need of food for the hospitality room. Please see Cathi Silence’s information below if you can help with this.We will also be traveling to Ridgeland on Friday for an away football game. Report time is 4:45 PM and students should wear their Gold T-Shirt under their uniform. Students will need money for a meal. Please read below for important and specific details regarding the week ahead.State Championship Information – Class 1A, 4A, 5A - Saturday, Nov. 1 @ Pearl High SchoolWe will host the MBA/MHSAA State Marching Championships for Class 1A, 4A, and 5A. Class 1A will march in finals only. Class 4A will perform in prelims in the morning and Class 5A will perform in prelims in the afternoon. A full schedule of Prelims Performance times can be viewed below:http://www.msbandmasters.com/Forms/2014%20Forms/2014%20Championship%20Information/Championship%20Schedule%201A-4A-5A%202014.pdfIf you have not volunteered to work please contact Kenny Pope at firstname.lastname@example.org. We need everyone and anyone to volunteer to help. Food needed for the hospitality room.Sandwiches, sandwich meat and bread, chips, dips, soup, chili, desserts, meatballs, cocktail sausages, little quiche, spirals or anything else you can think of. Please text, call or email Cathi Silence @ 601-201-4186 or email@example.com.Student Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 1ALL Band students must be dropped off or park at the Track. Students then will have an option of a shuttle or walking to the stadium or commons.9:00 AM Class 4A Prelims Begin (Students can watch from Band Stands)ALL STUDENTS NEED TO EAT SOMETHING BEFORE OUR REPORT TIME12:00 PM Colorguard/Percussion Students Access to Building12:30 PM Hornline Students Access to Building1:15 PM Dressed and ready in Commons2:20 PM Begin Warm Up3:30 PM Prelims Performance – We Believe!3:45 PM Return to Commons and Change4:15 PM Return to Band Stands to watch remaining 5A Bands5:15 PM Class 5A Prelims Retreat – Drum Majors Only5:45 PM Return to Commons area – EAT / REST / DO NOT BE MOVING ABOUT THE BUILDING FOR ANY REASON!9:00 PM Class 5A Finals Begin10:30 PM 4A/5A Finals RetreatSaints/49ers Raffle TicketsWe now have Saints raffle tickets available for sale for $5.00 each. The winner will receive 2 Tickets to the Saints/49ers game on Nov. 9 and a $100 gas card. The tickets are in the lower endzone area. The drawing will be held the evening of Nov. 1 at the State Marching Championships. All profits earned will go towards individual student band accounts and fees. Students can pick up tickets at the band hall. All ticket stubs and money are due back by Thursday night Oct. 30.Monday, Oct. 274:00-5:00 PM Weapon Sectional4:00-6:00 PM Pit, Quad, and Snare SectionalTuesday, Oct. 284:00-5:00 PM Hornline Sectional4:00-5:30 PM Flag Sectional4:00-6:00 PM Bass Drum SectionalWednesday, Oct. 2911:00 AM Drumline performance at Courtyard Marriot Grand Opening in Pearl.Thursday, October 304:00-5:00 PM Colorguard Sectional4:00-5:00 PM Full Percussion Ensemble Sectional6:00-9:00 PM FULL BAND REHEARSAL – STUDENTS NEED TO WEAR WHITE BAND T-SHIRTFriday, Oct. 31Pearl vs. Ridgeland AWAYGOLD T-SHIRT4:45 PM Report Time5:15 PM Depart PHS6:00 PM Arrive at Ridgeland HS7:00 PM Kickoff9:30 Game Over10:00 Depart Ridgeland HS10:30 Arrive at PHSSaturday, Nov. 1MHSAA/MBA State Marching Championships at Pearl High SchoolClass 1A, 4A, 5ADetails AboveMonday, Nov. 37:00 PM Pearl Band Auxiliary MeetingThursday, Nov. 64:00 PM Winterguard AuditionsFriday, Nov. 7PHS vs. Callaway (Home)Senior Recognition @ HalftimeSenior Parents will need to be lined up at the gate by the band stands at the end of the 2nd Quarter in order to recognize their student!Thursday, Nov. 13Symphonic / Concert / Varsity Band Auditions - After SchoolEach student will sign up for an individual audition time. Friday, Nov. 14PHS vs. ??? – PLAYOFF GAMEDetails TBASaturday, Nov. 15Mississippi Lions All State Band Auditions @ PHSConcessions and Student runners needed.Friday, Nov. 21PHS vs. ??? – PLAYOFF GAMEDetails TBASaturday, Nov. 22Mississippi Lions All State Band Auditions @ PHSConcessions and Student runners needed.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!
Mississippi Lions All State BandInformationCLICK HERE