Late Breaking News . . .

A couple of announcements…

NO rehearsal after school on WEDNESDAY, but YES all parent meeting from 7 – 8.  Mr. Christy will be giving his monthly “State of the Band” address. Don’t miss out.


Sign ups to help with the Haunted House fundraiser have been sent out. We need some fun, creative types or those with crafty skills to lend a hand.


FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS – sign up to help http://vols.pt/T5rdcU


SATURDAY we are having a RUMMAGE SALE from 7 am – noon in the Mama Rosa’s parking lot. It’s a fundraiser of course. If you have items you’d like to purge from your house, we’d be happy to take them off your hands. Your can bring them to the band room throughout the week or, better yet, bring them to us on Saturday morning.

That’s all…for now…

Thank you!
Tracey & Co.

RHS Music Weekly Update 10/06/2014

19 DAYS UNTIL MT. CARMEL FIELD TOURNAMENT!

Included in this email:

  • Director’s Address
  • Weekly practice schedule
  • Football Game Itinerary
  • All-Parent Meeting
  • Pledges
  • Fundraising
  • Remind Text-Alerts

An updated calendar can be found on the band website, www.royalallianceband.org. This calendar will be updated frequently with all the information you’ll need regarding the instrumental music schedule, including iteneraries, rehearsal schedules, upcoming fundraisers, and more.


Director’s Address

The show is done! Great work. Now we’re on the final stretch of our pre-season… don’t give up now!

​-zc


Weekly Practice Schedule
  • Monday 6p-9p
  • Tuesday 2:30p-5p (percussion only)
  • 2:30-4:30p (parade band only)
  • Wednesday NO REHEARSAL!
  • Friday 5p-9p (football game​)

All-Parent Meeting

THE DATE AND TIME FOR THIS MEETING HAS CHANGED. MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

All parents are strongly encouraged to attend the first all-parent meeting Wednesday from 7-8pm in the band room (A20). Important information regarding the upcoming season will be covered, so it is important that as many parents as possible are able to attend.


Football Game Itinerary

This Friday is the second home football game for Ramona High School. The Royal Alliance itinerary can be found on the calendar, as well as below. Make sure all students have a white t-shirt, black knee-length socks, and athletic shorts to be worn under the uniform.

  • CALL TIME 5:00PM
  • 5:00-6:00 Uniforms
  • 6:00-6:30 Warm-up
  • 6:30-6:45 Go to field
  • 6:45-7:00 Pregame
  • 7:00 Kickoff
  • ~8:00 Halftime performance, ‘Wild Things’
  • ~9:00 End football game
  • ~9:30 Dismissal

Band Pledge

Each marching band student who is financially able to is asked to make a $500 pledge to the Royal Alliance’s expenses for the year.

Lack of ability will not exclude any students from participation in the marching band. However, participation in this pledge is crucial to a successful season.

Other options are available to help put the Royal Alliance on the road!

For more information, please contact Mr. C or the AME president Tracey Stephens. Checks can be made to Alliance for Music Education.


Fundraising

The Royal Alliance will be hosting a rummage sale! All proceeds benefit the Royal Alliance marching band.

The rummage sale will be on October 11th.

Donations will be collected at any time in the band room. Time to check around the house and clear out all those unneeded knick-knacks for the upcoming holiday season!
If you haven’t already, consider signing up for SCRIP. This is an incredibly easy way for the Royal Alliance to earn a couple bucks.

During the month of October, SCRIP will be celebrating their 20th anniversary. As a special bonus, from 10AM-10:20AM (10/1-10/20) certain retailers will be giving 20% back to the program!

Check the ShopWithScrip facebook page for more info.

https://www.facebook.com/ShopWithScrip

Keep checking your email for more updates as the season progresses.


Remind Text-Alerts

If you haven’t already, sign up for mobile text message alerts from the Royal Alliance band! These alerts are quicker, important bits of information that can be sent out last minute. Messages can include reminders, schedule changes, when we’ll be arriving home from tournaments or trips, and more.

Text @ramonaband to (760) 417-4086


As always, remember to submit your SCRIP orders before 11:59PM on Monday night!

RHS MUSIC WEEKLY UPDATE 9/29/2014

25 DAYS UNTIL MT. CARMEL FIELD TOURNAMENT!

Included in this email
  • Director’s Address
  • Weekly practice schedule
  • Pledges
  • Fundraising
  • Remind Text-Alerts

An updated calendar can be found on the band website, www.royalallianceband.org. This calendar will be updated frequently with all the information you’ll need regarding the instrumental music schedule, including iteneraries, rehearsal schedules, upcoming fundraisers, and more.


Director’s Address

Great work this past Saturday! The band is making HUGE strides forward. Keep up the hard work.
-zc


Weekly Practice Schedule

Monday 6p-9p
Tuesday 2:30p-5p (percussion only)
2:30-4:30p (parade band only)
Wednesday 2:30p-5p
Saturday 9a-3p


Band Pledge

Each marching band student who is financially able to is asked to make a $500 pledge to the Royal Alliance’s expenses for the year.

Lack of ability will not exclude any students from participation in the marching band.

Other options are available to help put the Royal Alliance on the road!

For more information, please contact Mr. C or the AME president Tracey Stephens. Checks can be made to Alliance for Music Education.


Fundraising

The Royal Alliance will be hosting a rummage sale! All proceeds benefit the Royal Alliance marching band.

The rummage sale will be on October 11th.

Donations will be collected at any time in the band room. Time to check around the house and clear out all those unneeded knick-knacks for the upcoming holiday season!
If you haven’t already, consider signing up for SCRIP. This is an incredibly easy way for the Royal Alliance to earn a couple bucks.

During the month of October, SCRIP will be celebrating their 20th anniversary. As a special bonus, from 10AM-10:20AM (10/1-10/20) certain retailers will be giving 20% back to the program!

Check the ShopWithScrip facebook page for more info.

https://www.facebook.com/ShopWithScrip

Keep checking your email for more updates as the season progresses.


Remind Text-Alerts

If you haven’t already, sign up for mobile text message alerts from the Royal Alliance band! These alerts are quicker, important bits of information that can be sent out last minute. Messages can include reminders, schedule changes, when we’ll be arriving home from tournaments or trips, and more.

Text @ramonaband to (760) 417-4086


As always, remember to submit your SCRIP orders before 11:59PM on Monday night!

Solare Energy Fundraiser

If you’re interested in investing in residential solar power for your home, Solare Energy has a program that can benefit you and the Band.

They are offering a special promotion for referrals from the band and will make a significant payment to the band for every photo-voltaic system they install as a result of the referral.

This is a win-win-win scenario, so if you are interested in residential solar, give them a call.  See the attached document for all the details.

Solare Energy Letter

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – October 3rd

It’s nearly time for the Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser and the infamous Cake Walk!  Put it on your calendar now!

Friday, October 3rd 6:30-8:00pm
First Congregational Church
404 8th Street

Admission: $7 per person or $20 for a family of (4)
Cake Walk tickets are .25 each or 6 for $1.00

Each Student should bring a cake for the cake walk and the following items depending on their sections:

  • Woodwinds: One large bag of salad
  • Percussion and Pit: Large loaf of French Bread
  • Color Guard: (3) bottles: Italian and Ranch dressing, Decorations (Italian Themed)
  • High and Low Brass: Cooked Spaghetti

Please send in the bread/Spaghetti and salad dressing to the band room on Thursday with your student. All other items can be brought to the church on the night of the event by 5:30 pm.

Students to perform…SO BRING YOUR INSTRUMENTS!

RHS MUSIC WEEKLY UPDATE 9/22/2014

 32 DAYS UNTIL MT. CARMEL FIELD TOURNAMENT!


 Included in this email:
  • Director’s Address
  • Weekly practice schedule
  • Pledges
  • Board Meeting
  • Fundraising (Rubio’s food night!!!)
  • Remind Text-Alerts

An updated calendar can be found on the band website, www.royalallianceband.org. This calendar will be updated frequently with all the information you’ll need regarding the instrumental music schedule, including itineraries, rehearsal schedules, upcoming fundraisers, and more.


 Director’s Address

Another week in the books. Two football games later, the 2014 Royal Alliance is starting to get their footing!
The hardest part of the season is here, though. The next few weeks will have very few performances, and LOTS of hard work. Just remember that the mountain view is at the end (students will know what that means)!
-zc


 Weekly Practice Schedule

Monday 6p-9p
Tuesday 2:30p-5p (percussion only)
Wednesday 2:30p-5p
Saturday 9a-3p


 Band Pledge

Each marching band student who is financially able to is asked to make a $500 pledge to the Royal Alliance’s expenses for the year.

Lack of ability will not exclude any students from participation in the marching band.

Other options are available to help put the Royal Alliance on the road!

For more information, please contact Mr. C or the AME president Tracey Stephens. Checks can be made to Alliance for Music Education.


 Board Meeting

The AME board will have their monthly meeting this Monday night (9/22) at 5p in the band room.


 Fundraising

The Royal Alliance will be hosting a rummage sale! All proceeds benefit the Royal Alliance marching band.

Donations will be collected at any time in the band room… See Mr. C!


 Rubio’s Fundraiser

The Royal Alliance will be hosting a food night fundraiser
at RUBIO’S on September 25th from 2pm-CLOSE.

Flyers will be sent home with students, and available online and in the band room.

Keep watching your email for more information.


Remind Text-Alerts

If you haven’t already, sign up for mobile text message alerts from the Royal Alliance band! These alerts are quicker, important bits of information that can be sent out last minute. Messages can include reminders, schedule changes, when we’ll be arriving home from tournaments or trips, and more.

Text @ramonaband to (760) 417-4086


As always, remember to submit your SCRIP orders before 11:59PM on Monday night!

RHS MUSIC WEEKLY UPDATE 9/15/2014

 IMPORTANT CHANGE

Due to heat advisories across San Diego, the Royal Alliance will be having Monday night rehearsal from 5:00pm-8:00pm on 9/15 to accommodate the football team’s practice schedule.

Please stay hydrated ALL THROUGHOUT THE DAY. We will be having a light rehearsal with ample water breaks, so students will stay safe.


 Included in this email:

  • Director’s Address
  • Weekly practice schedule
  • Pledges
  • Football Game
  • Fundraising
  • Remind Text-Alerts

The calendar will be kept up-to-date with itineraries and rehearsal information for the Royal Alliance.


 Director’s Address

I am very proud of the students and volunteers that helped put the Royal Alliance on the field for their debut performance at this past Friday’s football game. The ensemble represented themselves and the Ramona HS music program incredibly well.

Going forward, each performance will need to elevate the excellence to a new level. We’re off to an AMAZING start!

Be ready to work hard!
-zc


 Weekly Practice Schedule

Monday 9/15 5P-8P (This is a one-time change)
Wednesday 2:30p-5p


 Band Pledge

Each marching band student who is financially able to is asked to make a $500 pledge to the Royal Alliance’s expenses for the year.

Lack of ability will not exclude any students from participation in the marching band.

Other options are available to help put the Royal Alliance on the road!

For more information, please contact Mr. C or the AME president Tracey Stephens. Checks can be made to Alliance for Music Education.


 Football Game

This Friday is the second home football game for Ramona High School. The Royal Alliance itinerary can be found on the calendar, as well as below. Make sure all students have a white t-shirt, black knee-length socks, and athletic shorts to be worn under the uniform.

  • CALL TIME 5:00PM
  • 5:00-6:00 Uniforms
  • 6:00-6:30 Warm-up
  • 6:30-6:45 Go to field
  • 6:45-7:00 Pregame
  • 7:00 Kickoff
  • ~8:00 Halftime performance, ‘Wild Things’
  • ~9:00 End football game
  • ~9:30 Dismissal

 Fundraising

The Royal Alliance will be hosting a rummage sale! All proceeds benefit the Royal Alliance marching band.

Donations will be collected at any time in the band room… See Mr. C!


The Royal Alliance will be hosting a food night fundraiser

at Rubio’s on September 25th from 2pm-CLOSE.

Flyers will be sent home with students, and available online and in the band room.


Keep watching your email for more information.


 Remind Text-Alerts

If you haven’t already, sign up for mobile text message alerts from the Royal Alliance band! These alerts are quicker, important bits of information that can be sent out last minute. Messages can include reminders, schedule changes, when we’ll be arriving home from tournaments or trips, and more.

Text @ramonaband to (760) 417-4086


As always, remember to submit your SCRIP orders before 11:59PM on Monday night!