TWIGEB 01/23/17-01/28/17

Hello GEB,
Below you will find the details for this week (01/23-01/28). Remember to always check for the most updated schedule. Sectionals are back to regular schedule this week.
Marching Band Meeting 01/23/17

There will be a QUICK marching band meeting on Monday, January 23 immediately after school from 4:15 PM – 4:30 PM in the RHS band hall. This meeting is REQUIRED for all current 9th-11th graders. We will be discussing the 2017-2018 schedule, new marching uniforms, etc.
Wind Symphony 8th Grade Recruiting Event 01/26/17

Students in Wind Symphony will be traveling to Richardson West JH and Westwood JH on Thursday, January 26th and rehearsing side by side with the top two ensembles at each school. Students will be blocked for the day. Students – please ask teachers for classwork in advance.


8:20 AM – Wind Symphony Rehearsal
10:15 AM – Depart for RWJH/WWJH (split half and half)
11:05 AM – WS students at RWJH load and depart for WWJH
12:30 PM – ALL WS students at WWJH load and head to RWJH
2:15 PM – Depart for Cicis
3:45 PM – Arrive at RHS

*we will be having a LATE lunch on this day; students will have three options:

bring a snack and $7 for Cicis buffet (includes drink)
bring $7 for Cicis buffet (includes drink)
bring own lunch

Wind Symphony Inside RISD (Fine Arts) 01/27/17

RHS has been chosen to be the fine arts representative for the district this year. Community members will be attending the Wind Symphony rehearsal for 5-10 minutes on Friday, January 27th. Mr. Bradford, our fine arts director, will also be attendance.

Musical Performances 1/27/17-01/28/17

Please come and support your friends in the fine arts department production of Hello Dolly. For more information, please click the link below. There are only TWO performances left!

01/27/17: Musical Performance #5 @ 7:30 PM in the RHS auditorium
01/28/17: Musical Performance #6 @ 7:30 PM in the RHS auditorium

Winter Guard Competition #1 01/27/17

The first contest of the season is here! The Winter guard will be traveling to Sachse High School on Friday, January 27th and performing at 8:22 PM. Make sure to go out and support them!

Mattress Palooza 01/28/17

Our Mattress Palooza fundraiser will be this Saturday, January 28th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM in the RHS Band Hall; please continue to spread the word. Sign-up sheets will be available Monday after school for student volunteers; students may sign up for one or two shifts, but not all three – service hours will be awarded and the best part is you get to wear a mattress costume!

Shift 1: Check in 9:30 AM, volunteer from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Shift 2: Check in 11:30 AM, volunteer from 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Shift 3: Check in 1:30 AM, volunteer from 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

*lunch/dinner will be on your own

Upcoming Events

02/04/17: Winter Guard Contest #2
02/07/17: Wind Symphony Side-by-side Concert
02/08/17 – 02/11/17: TMEA Convention
02/18/17: RISD Chamber Music Festival

Thank you,

Mr. Marquez

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