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Freshmen

What to Expect

Week of October 8th – 14th :

 

Monday October 8th –Bandfest

* Students meet at HBJ at 5:00pm

 

Tuesday October 9th – 3:30-5:30 (RHS Parking lot)

 

Wednesday-October 10th – 6:00-8:00pm (Williams Stadium)

 

Thursday-October 11th - 3:30-5:30 (RHS Parking lot)

 

Friday-October 12h -- 3:00-5:00 (Williams Stadium)

* No School/No Football Game

 

Saturday-October 13th –DeSoto Contest

* 11:00am Call Time @ HBJ

* 11:30am Rehearsal

* Lunch & Load—lunch provided by boosters

* 1:30pm Depart for DeSoto

* 4:30pm Performance

* Watch Bands & Dinner- dinner provided by boosters

* 7:00pm Finals Begin

 

 

 

Spirit Committee Needs Candy Donations!

 

Contest season is here! The MEB Spirit Committee is collecting individually wrapped (snack size) candy for contest goody bags. No chocolate/messy/things that will melt—suckers, skittles, starbursts, suckers, sour patch kids, mike & ike, tootsie rolls…There is a collection box in the band hall.

 

 

 

 

 

MEB Merchandise

Are you outfitted with all of your MEB gear…T-shirts, Stadium Seats, Cushions? We will be selling all of our merchandise at our next home game, but if you don’t want to wait, shoot me an email (brinkmeyer@verizon.net) and I can meet you at practice one night this week with your goodies so that you will be CONTEST/GAMEDAY Ready!

 

 

 

A Note About Homecoming

Homecoming this year is October 26th. The school will have a crazy loud pep rally on that Friday, the game Friday night and a Homecoming Dance on Saturday evening. (Please note: AREA marching competition conflicts with the Homecoming Dance) If you opt to purchase a Homecoming mum for your daughter or garter for your son, now is the time to be placing those orders. Prices for Homecoming mums vary widely. Traditionally, RHS freshmen mums contain mainly maroon and white ribbons with a few navy accents. Sophomore mums contain mainly navy & white ribbons with accents in maroon. Junior mums are an even mix of maroon, navy, and white ribbons. Seniors wear all white mums. There is a good deal of opinion on the class color schemes with respect to Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors so don’t sweat this except leave the all white scheme to the Seniors. Mums and garters can be worn to class on Friday and at the game in the stands but must be taken off before the half-time performance. It’s perfectly acceptable for parents to present these to their students. If you need recommendations or have questions about mums, don’t hesitate to contact me.

 

 

 

All Region Band Auditions

All Region auditions will be here before you know it:

* Saturday, November 10th - 9th grade All Region Auditions

* Saturday, December 1st Region Auditions-Phase 1

* Monday, December 3rd Region Auditions-Phase 2

If your student is planning on auditioning for one of the All Region bands, encourage them to work on the audition music now- We are entering our busiest time during marching/contest season and time will be tight.

 

 

 

Pictures:

Silly section pictures & candids are available for free download on the SmugMug site: https://mightyeagleband.smugmug.com/201819/Free-Silly-Section-and-Candids

Section/Individual Portraits

If you did not pre-order your pictures on picture day, a photo proof and online link to order will be distributed soon to all students.

 

 

Event Pics

Our photographers have been hard at work capturing our gorgeous kiddos out there! Make sure to stop by at www.mightyeagleband.smugmug.com to order your pics today! They are only $1.00 each for printed pics or $2.00 for the digital download. You will find some awesome shots from our fabulous photography team. Shout out to all these terrific peeps for getting shots for us! (Remember, you’ll need lots of pics for your senior boards before you know it, so stock up!)

 

 

 

Looking Ahead:

10/15 Fair Day-No School

10/17 UIL Marching Contest at 6:15pm

10/25 Homecoming Pep Rally

1026 Area Marching Contest

 

 

 

Stay Informed:

REMIND There are 2 ways to access REMIND-

You can download the REMIND (Remind 101 app) and sign up for the band and band booster classes. The class codes are @rowlettmeb and @mebbooster

Or

Simply text @rowlettmeb to 81010 for the director’s remind and text @mebbooster to 81010 for the booster’s remind

The directors use REMIND to send out information and last minutes changes about the band schedule. It’s good for both parents and students to have access to REMIND on their phones. Additionally, each section leader has a REMIND. Please make sure your student has signed up for their section remind. They can get the code directly from their section leader.

 

Parents are welcome to follow the section remind as well.

Facebook Groups: Rowlett High School Mighty Eagle Band Rowlett Mighty Eagle Band Boosters

Rowlett Mighty Eagle Color Guard 2018-19 Rowlett High School Jazz

Twitter: Rowlett Band: @RowlettHSBand RHS Colorguard: @lettguard

 

 

Amy Brinkmeyer

MEB Booster Secretary