From the Band Room - September 8, 2019

Submitted by MFowles on Sun, 09/08/2019 - 00:00

From the President

Welcome to our first FTBR (From the Band Room) for the 2019-2020 school year. These emails containvery important information so please read them thoroughly.

I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day and stayed safe during Hurricane Dorian!

Thank you to everyone who attended the Band Parent Night last week. I know there was a ton of information and it can be overwhelming. Do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions.

For those of you who are interested in serving on the Booster Committee please see the "upcoming dates" section for the Booster Interest Meeting.

From the Directors

8th graders: we need 1-2 students per section that are willing to work at the 6th grade fast start clinic this Wednesday 9/11. Brass are from 3:30-5:30, Woodwinds/percussion are from 6:00-8:00. If you are available, please be ready to sign up in class tomorrow!

Please remember that Practice Charts are due each Friday.


If you have not turned in your student data sheets and fair share payments yet, please send them in by Wednesday 9/11 at the latest.


Thank you to all the volunteers who helped with our Letter Writing Campaign. A special thanks to Megan Twomey for leading this event!

Corporate Sponsorship

Thank you to everyone who has already reached out about your company being a corporate sponsor for Cario Bands! If yourcompany would like information on being a sponsor as well, please send an email to

Important Dates

- 8:30 AM - All paperwork and fair share payments due.
- 3:30-5:30 PM – Fast Start Clinic for 6th Grade Brass
- 6:00-8:00 PM – Fast Start Clinic for 6th Grade Woodwinds and Percussion; 5:45 call time.

- 5:00 PM - 8th Grade Wando Band Night at Wando Stadium.

- 9:00AM-12:00 PM - Memorial Band Beach Sweep at Sullivan's Island.

- 6:30-7:00 PM - Booster Interest Meeting (New or existing parents who would like to be on the booster committee.
- 7:00-8:00 PM - Booster Meeting (Booster Members Only).

- 4:00-7:00 PM - Uniform Night for 7th and 8th graders outside Cario Band Room.
- 4:00-8:00 PM Lessons Academy Begin

- 4:00-7:00 PM - Uniform Night for 7th and 8th graders outside Cario Band Room.

- 8:00-10:00 AM - New Member Breakfast at Burtons.