Thank you to all our parents and students who volunteered to work the at the Winn Dixie Fundraiser this past Saturday and Sunday. The volunteers had another great weekend. A special thank you to Mrs. Cary Rojas for organizing the fundraiser.
This week we’re having our 2022-2023 Marching Pride Information Meeting on Monday night in the auditorium. Check-in will start at 6:00pm and the meeting will begin at 6:30pm. Hope to see you there!
Here’s what you need to know for our upcoming events.
This Week’s Schedule:
Graduation Band Agreement Form (Past Due): CCPS has move the 2022 PRHS Graduation Ceremony to Saturday, May 28th. All non-graduating band students are required to perform at the Graduation Ceremony. All woodwind and brass students were given a Graduation Band Agreement Form in class last week. This form was due on Thursday, March 31st. Please turn in your forms this week if you have not already done so. Percussion students will be selected based on age and ability level. Mrs. Robinson will discuss requirements for percussion students in class this week. The form has been attached to this email.
2022-2023 Marching Pride Information Meeting (Mon. 4/11): Our information meeting for the next Marching Pride season will be on Monday, April 11th in the auditorium. Check-in will begin at 6:00pm and the meeting will begin at 6:30pm. This meeting is for all new and returning members for the 2022-2023 season. Please help to spread the word and save the date! The flyers is attached to this email. If you have not registered for the meeting, please do so ASAP at: https://forms.gle/8qL5inGwn9GD25di6. This link will be turned off at 12:00pm on Monday, April 11th. If you don’t register before the meeting, you will have to fill out the information by hand when you arrive.
2022-2023 Band Placement Auditions (Mon. 4/11 through Wed. 4/13): All woodwind and brass players, grades 9-11 will have their band placement audition this week. All students signed up for an audition time. The schedule is posted in the band room. All non-graduating woodwind and brass students are required to complete this audition. This audition will count as a playing test grade, it will determine concert band placements for next year, marching band part assignments for next year, and the scores will also be used for the selection of 2022-2023 band officers. Students who miss their audition will be required to make-up the assignment, but late auditions may affect placements.
Dancing Cubs Fundraiser: Our Auxiliary Team is holding their Annual Dancing Cubs Fundraiser. Every year we invite students to come and perform with our Auxiliary Team. This year participants will be performing at The Rhythm of the Pride Recital on Tuesday, April 26th. Participating students will learn a routine at the assigned rehearsals and perform with the team at the recital. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Performers typically range from grades K-8.
State Concert Band MPA (Thurs. 4/28): Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds will have their State Concert Band MPA at Vero Beach High School on Thursday, April 28th. Call time is 9:00am. Students should arrive wearing their concert attire. We are leaving PRHS between 10:00-11:00am. We will be waiting for a few students to complete their AICE English exam before we leave. All students need to bring a bagged lunch to eat on the ride to Vero Beach. We will be stopping for dinner in Port St. Lucie. The dinner options are Moe’s, Five Guys, Panera, Tropical Smoothie, and Jimmy John’s. We will return to PRHS between 9:30-10:00pm.
Daileen Alfonso Scholarship Application (Due Thurs. 5/5): The online application for the Daileen Alfonso Scholarship is now open on the band website. This scholarship is annually awarded to one graduating senior from the Marching Pride. Please visit www.prhsbands.org and click on the “Students” tab for more information.
Instrument Repair & Equipment: Our trusted local vendors are Cadence Music (239) 275-6262 and Christman Music (239) 254-8863. If needed, please be sure to get your instrument fixed and have all your needed supplies.
Questions? Please email Mrs. Robinson at email@example.com.
Palmetto Ridge High School
1655 Victory Lane Naples, FL 34120
Director of Bands: Annabelle Robinson
Band Office: (239) 377-4745
Fax Number: (239) 377-2401