Hope everyone is having a great week! Just a few notes and news from the bandroom.

Avgen Gift Card Deadline extended to Nov. 9th

  • The Avgen Gift Card Fundraiser deadline has been extended to November 9th. All fundraising forms need to be returned that day either to Shannette Classen or to your Band Teacher at Division Rehearsal.  This is a great fundraiser, if you shop in Sobeys, Wallmart or the numerous other stores listed, or get gas for your car you can be making money for your student bank account by using these gift cards.
  • For more info see the post below this one.

Remembrance Day in Allan – Nov 9th

  • All Senior and Intermediate students are taking part in the Allan School Remembrance Service at 1:30pm on November 9th. This is during the regular division band time. Students will resume rehearsing after.
  • What: Seniors and any Intermediates that want to, will play O Canada.                            Both bands will be playing during the laying of the wreaths:                                    Both Intermediate and Senior Band –> Of Gentle Spirit                                         Seniors   –> Eternal Father Strong to Save (in 66 Festival Chorales)                                   –> Hymns from the new Hymbook (see next class)                                Aiden Classen will play Last Post,, Lament and Rouse
  • Dress: Students do not need to be in uniform but are asked to dress smartly           –> Dress/Shirt/Smart Trousers/Tie/Suit Jacket/Smart shoes etc.
  • Parents/Family/Community members are welcome

Welcome Ms. Wist

  • While Mr. Ward remains on leave we would like to Welcome Ms. Wist, who is taking over all of Mr. Wards duties in his absence going forward. Please stop to say hello if you get the chance to meet her! She will be teaching in Hanley/Dundurn and Dalmeny in addition to being at both East and West Division Rehearsals.

Written by willmartin