Congratulations to Nikolai Coletta, Eric Robinson and Benjamin Southwick on an outstanding job at State Solo & Ensemble MPA. These students performed their solos at John I. Leonard High School last Tuesday. Nikolai earned a Superior with Distinction on his solo, Eric earned a Superior with Distinction on his solo and Benjamin earned an Excellent rating on his solo.
A very special thanks to all of our parents and students who came out to work the Band Booster Stroller Rental Tent at the Collier County Fair. Our fundraiser was very successful thanks to your help and hard work!
The PRHS Bands will be hosting Pre-MPA for the concert bands from Cypress Palm Middle, Corkscrew Middle and Immokalee Middle on Monday, March 26th. The event will start at 6:00pm in the PRHS Auditorium.
We look forward to seeing all 4 auxiliary groups perform at State MPA on Wednesday, March 28th, which is hosted here at Palmetto Ridge High School. The event will start at 8:00am and run till about 7:15pm in the gymnasium.
This Week’s Schedule:
Middle School Pre-MPA, 6:00pm (Volunteer Call 4:30pm)
Dance Practice 4:00-8:30pm
JV Guard Practice 5:30-7:00pm
State Auxiliary MPA, 8:00am-7:15pm
No after school band/auxiliary activities
No school for students, Teacher Plan Day
Contacting Mrs. Robinson: Please be sure to send your email messages for Mrs. Robinson to firstname.lastname@example.org. Some parents and students have been emailing a “Charms” email address email@example.com. Mrs. Robinson cannot access messages sent to that email address.
Middle School Pre-MPA: The PRHS Bands are hosting Pre-MPA for Corkscrew MS, Cypress Palm MS, and Immokalee MS on Monday, March 26th in the auditorium. Student volunteers should report to the band room at 4:30pm. Please wear a band t-shirt. The event will begin at 6:00pm. Student volunteers will be needed till about 7:30pm. All parents and students are invited to come out and support our middle school bands as they prepare for their upcoming MPA performances. Free admission.
State Auxiliary MPA: The PRHS Bands are hosting State Auxiliary MPA on Wednesday, March 28th in the gymnasium. Student volunteers are needed throughout the day, please sign-up in the band room. Student volunteers are still needed from 4:00-7:15pm. Parent volunteers are still needed throughout the day. The PRHS Auxiliary students will be performing between 5:24-7:15pm. All parents and students are encouraged to attend--however, students will not be excused from class to attend this event! Free admission.
Auxiliary After School Practices: Starting on Tuesday, April 3rd, all auxiliary after school practices will be combined. All auxiliary students will practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-6:30pm. **These changes start on Tuesday, April 3rd!!!
Wind Ensemble After School Rehearsals: Wind Ensemble will continue after school rehearsals on Tuesday, April 10th. After school rehearsals will be on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:45pm.
2018-2019 Marching Pride Informational Meeting: The 2018-2019 Marching Pride Information Meeting will be on Tuesday, April 3rd. This meeting will be for all new and returning students and parents who are interested in joining the band next season. Student volunteers will be needed for this event. Sign-up sheets will be posted in the band room. We hope to see you there!
2018-2019 Band Camp Dates: Band Camp 2018 will be Monday, July 30th through August 3rd 8:00am-4:00pm and Monday, August 6th and Tuesday, August 7th 8:00am-4:00pm and Wednesday, August 8th through August 10th 1:00-8:30pm. Please save the dates!
Important Dates to Remember: Please take special note to a few dates on the calendar:
The next Band Booster Meeting will be on Monday, April 2nd.
Middle School Concert Band MPA will be hosted at PRHS on Thursday, April 5th. This event will feature bands from Collier County and Lee County. The event still will start at 2:00pm and end around 8:00pm. Student volunteers will be needed to help run the event. Parent volunteers will be needed to help run concessions. Mrs. Robinson will have a sign-up sheet available in the band room.
Krispy Kreme Donuts (Monday 4/9 through Friday 4/13): The Band Boosters will be selling Krispy Kreme Donuts. All band students are expected to sell at least one box. Students who did not participate in the Yankee Candle Fundraiser will be expected to sell at least 2 boxes.
Parent Volunteers Needed:
State Auxiliary MPA (Wednesday, 3/28): Please contact Mr. Buddy Rainey at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’re available to help with concessions for this event. This event will start at 7:00am and end around 7:00pm. Parents are still needed for this event.
Middle School Concert Band MPA will be hosted at PRHS on Thursday, April 5th. Please contact Mr. Buddy Rainey at email@example.com if you’re available to help with concessions for this event. The event still will start at 2:00pm and end around 8:00pm. Parents are still needed for this event.