TWIGEB (11/06/17-11/11/17)

Good evening,

Please see below for details this week (11/06/17-11/11/17):


Spring Trip (San Antonio) – Commitment Trip Form and NON-REFUNDABLE down payment ($100) Due Wednesday, 11/08/17
The 2017 initial spring trip information is in the link below. The packet includes brief information of the trip, payment schedule, TEA excused classes, trip commitment form, and cancellation form. The Trip Commitment Form is due to the band safe by THIS Wednesday, November 8th along with your first non-refundable payment of $100. Student must be eligible after the 3rd 9 weeks to be able to attend the trip based on state guidelines. Failure to pass non-exempt classes, will result in not attending trip and money being unable to be refunded.
*we will be going to Schlitterbahn/Six Flags Fiesta Texas and competing in the national renowned Director’s Choice Festival. We NEED and WANT all of you to go!

Friday Morning Rehearsal/Drill Team Information 11/10/17

As a reminder on game days, we will rehearse in the STADIUM. ALL woodwinds, brass and drumline students must bring their flip folder stuffed with this week’s drill team tune (007).

RHS vs Coppell (AWAY) 11/10/17

Our last game of the season is this Friday night! As always, full details can be found on the Official Band Calendar at

Game Details

Drill Team Tune: 007
Dinner Served: 4:10 PM (Subway)
Inspection: 5:15 PM
Kickoff: 7:30 PM

FULL UNIFORM: GEB compression shirt, GEB black athletic shorts, LONG black socks and marching shoes.

Guard – Contest Uniform

A student will fail inspection if he/she:

? shows up late
? wears the wrong attire
? is missing uniform items
? is missing instrument (and parts of instrument)
? has a unclean and not fully functioning working instrument
? is missing a lyre/flip folder
? is lacking a filled water bottle (water only)
? wears make-up/nail polish
? wears jewelry (religious affiliation allowed)
? has an unnatural hair color (blue, green, etc.)
? has the incorrect “show hair”
? is not clean-shaven (boys)
? talks

After the game, everyone will hang their uniform correctly and turn in their shoes.

Parents – As always, we will need MANY volunteers for the football game. Mrs. Forssell will be sending out information so be on the look out and sign-up!

Saturday, November 11: 9th Grade All-Region (more details to come)

9th Grade All-Region Auditions will be held at North Mesquite High School on November 11th and lasts the majority of the day. Transportation IS provided and ALL 9th graders that are auditioning have been communicated with during classes. More information will be sent regarding times once it is received from the region chair.

The director(s) reserve the right to prevent a student from attending the audition based on the preparation of the music. Students personally registered during classes two weeks ago. The region audition fee is $13; please submit payment by 5:00 PM on November 10th to the band safe. You can pay with cash, money order or check (made out to RABC).

Upcoming Events
Tues, November 14th: RABC Board Meeting
Wed, November 15th: Concert Percussion Auditions
Thurs, November 16th: Concert Percussion Auditions
Thur, November 16th: Cookie Dough Delivery Date
Sat, November 18th: Lone Star Percussion Contest

Thank you,

Mr. Marquez

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