LAST EMAIL BLAST OF THE SCHOOL YEAR!
We go into summer mode now, sending to those who need to know what’s happening in June, July, and August.
Please keep your eyes open for the first email blast from our new Great Communicator, Angela Richards! She’s the mom of an incoming freshman, and already an integral part of the booster community!
Have a great summer!!
PEPSI REFRESH – NEWS FLASH… WE CAN STILL VOTE!!!!
Two of our outstanding band students have entered our band in a Pepsi Refresh Contest and we were accepted! Now, all we have to do is spread the word to vote! We have until the end of June to vote daily on the Pepsi Refresh website to help win $50,000 for Homestead's Marching Band/Color Guard get to New York for this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Log onto this website to vote AND dial "73774" and text in "106994" to vote! So simple, vote every day till the end of June. Pepsi will choose the top 10 applicants. Use your Facebook account to help vote and pass on the news!
If you're interested in other ways to help support HHSMB and Color Guard get to New York, please feel free to contact me.
CONGRATULATIONS SENIOR AWARD RECIPIENTS!
The following senior students were honored for their exceptional achievements:
Sharon Abada – John Philip Sousa Award
Henry Allison – NSOA Orchestra Award
Colin Mokhtary – Louis Armstrong Jazz Award
Riyaz Faizullabhoy – “Semper Fi” Marines Award
Will Chow - Director's Award for Orchestra
CONGRATULATIONS HHS MUSIC BOOSTER SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS!
The following senior students were awarded $250 scholarships at the Music Department Banquet held Saturday, June 4th:
CONGRATULATIONS BLOCK H RECIPIENTS!
The following is the complete list of students who received their Block H this year:
Walter Frank Eng
Contact Vicki Feltman at Vicki.firstname.lastname@example.org if you weren’t at the music banquet to pick up your Block H.
DVD’S READY FOR PICK UP
Contact Vicki Feltman at Vicki.email@example.com to arrange a time to pick up the dvd’s you ordered (spring concerts, winter concerts, marching band season).
HOMESTEAD MUSIC DEPARTMENT SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR AVAILABLE THIS SUMMER!
Complete this form (music dept calendar order form 2011 ) if you would like to buy one or more. They are $15 each, and really, really, REALLY chock full of useful music department information. Not to mention the fantastic color photos! Contact Vicki Feltman at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Speaking of fantastic color photos.... we need photos for the month of December. If you happen to have some taken during the winter concerts or at any music department activity, please contact Ken Lamarche at email@example.com.
SPRING FUNDRAISER – SEND YOUR CHECKS IN!
Thank you to everyone who has already sent in a donation!
There are many instruments that we’d like to purchase (see attached fundraiser letter ). Every donation helps, and we really appreciate your contributions!
Please make out your check to HHS Music Boosters and note your student’s name(s) on your check. Please send donations to: Homestead High School Music Boosters, c/o David Haight, 1620 Kitchener Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94087. Don’t forget to ask your employer if they have a gift matching program that would increase your contribution to the Music Boosters!
NEED SCRIP??? GOT CONTACTS!
Carrie Adelman, mom of an incoming freshman, has taken over the reins from Mary Mansir.
The following is her contact information:
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also contact the other members of the scrip team:
Jenny Haight - email@example.com
Nicolle Sidovar - firstname.lastname@example.org
Cora Ustaris - email@example.com
We'll be selling scrip over the summer. Carrie has Mary’s "big box", but they all carry scrip for sale. Folks can send them an email, and make arrangements to pick up scrip.
SUMMER INSTRUMENT CHECK-OUT
If you wish to check out an instrument for the summer, or already have a school instrument at home to be used over the summer, you and your parent MUST fill out an instrument check out form. Forms are here or can be found in the document sorter outside Mr. Burn’s office.
BAND ROOM AVAILABILITY FOR JUNE
The band room and band office will be open from 1-5 pm Monday thru Friday until the end of June. Contact Vicki Feltman at Vicki.firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
UPCOMING MUSIC DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES
Here is the most current music department schedule of performances and activities for the coming school year. Performances are shown in bold italics. The dates and times listed below were accurate at the time of printing, but things can change! Please be sure to read your e-mail to keep up with any last minute changes.