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Archive for August 2017

Welcome to the Millennium Band, 2017-2018 version!!!

Welcome (or welcome back) to the Millennium Middle School Band!!!  I am so excited for what this school year has to offer!  One of the most exciting things for me, as a teacher, to experience is the challenge of starting a brand new year with brand new musicians and new “arrangements” of returning musicians!  We…

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Parent Help Needed on 8/15/17!

Welcome, again, to the 2017-2018 school year! As this school year gets under way, activities for the Millennium Bands are ramping up, as well! To get the kids ready for the performing season, we will be holding our uniform fittings on Tuesday, Aug. 15 from 6:30PM-9PM. For this event, we will need a number of…

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Instrument Fitting Night a HUGE Success!!!

Thank you to all of the fantastic parents and students who attended the Beginning Band Instrument Fitting event last night!!!  The smiles that I saw on the kids’ faces are what gets me pumped up for the classroom!  I can’t wait to get started with instruments! The next steps involve finishing up the testing of…

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Fall Fundraiser 2017!!!

Students kicked off the band’s Fall Fundraiser this past Tuesday in class!  Students will be selling items from the Blue Ribbon Farms Savory Sensations brochure, featuring food items like cookie dough and other baked goods. The sale runs from August 15 to August 29! Money raised through this sale can be applied to students’ Band Assessment for the…

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Beginning Band Instrument Approval Packets!!!

As Round 3 of student instrument selections were completed on Friday, students will be issued their Instrument Approval Packets on Monday, August 28! These packets include the following information:  a letter to the parents indicating the student’s approved choice of instrument a listing of the needed instrument and accessories the names & numbers of local…

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