From the Band Room - September 24, 2017

Submitted by EBailey on Sun, 09/24/2017 - 00:00

From the President ~ Welcome to Cario Bands 2017-2018!

Hope everyone had a great weekend….Just a quick update for you...

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From the Directors

A few reminders for the students… Practice, Practice, Practice (and I’m not referring to the Allen Iverson Youtube video—if you haven’t seen it, you should take the time to do so). Students should be practicing each week and completing the Practice Charts. These are due each week and are a major part of the grades.

SmartMusic Assignments are beginning to be due….make sure your students remember to complete the work.

There is an Early Release day this Wednesday---Lessons Academy will be cancelled on this day but the Tuesday session will continue as scheduled

New Family Welcome Breakfast and Beach Sweep

The New Family Welcome Breakfast has been changed to Saturday October 21st at Burton’s Grill (you will receive add


We need volunteers who can assist in writing Thank You notes for those who sent in donations for the Letter Writing Campaign. If you are available, please email

Uniform Night

Thank you to all who were able to get their uniforms this week…and a special shout out to those who were able to volunteer (Team Work makes the Dream Work!!). We still have 6th grade students who have not turned in their packets with their shirt size (about 45). We need these ASAP so we can order T-shirts and Polo Shirts. Also, any 7th and 8th graders who have outgrown their t-shirts can request a new one at

Upcoming Events

Tuesday October 3rd—Uniform Night 7th and 8th Grade—Outside the Band Room—4pm-7pm (Date Change)
Friday October 13th—8th Grade Wando Band Night (time to follow)
Monday October 30th—Halloween Concert 7th and 8th Grade (time to follow)
Tuesday November 14th—Jazz Band Concert—8th Grade Jazz Band—Cario—7pm
Wednesday November 15th—Fall Recital—Cario Band Room—6pm
Friday December 1st—Final FSA Payment Due
Monday December 11th—7th Grade Holiday Concert—Cario Gym—7pm
Tuesday December 12th—8th Grade Holiday Concert—Cario Gym—7pm
Thursday December 14th—6th Grade Holiday Concert—Cario Gym—7pm