MZB Update 9-30-18


Congrats on another outstanding competition result this past weekend!  Let's keep working hard and improving each week.  Remember to watch the video on the Google Classroom and bring your "5 things" to fix on Tuesday!  Like I said this past week...the goal for this week is to hopefully finish the show (weather willing! :-P).  Here is the schedule for this week:

Tuesday - Rehearsal 6-9 PM

Thursday - Rehearsal 6-9 PM

Friday - AWAY football game vs. Parkland ; Report time is 3:30 PM ;  Truck needed at band room by 4:00 PM ; Chaperones need at band room by 4:30 PM.  We will be performing PREGAME.  Students may stay after school in the band room on Friday if you wish.  Middle School members who wish to stay should meet in the MS Cafeteria after dismissal, and a security officer will walk you over to the High School.  Please be sure to bring everything with you that you need for the game!  **You may wish to take your stuff home after the game for Saturday's morning's parade.

Saturday - Whitehall Fall Fest Parade AND Competition at Conrad Weiser HS (347 E. Penn Ave., Robesonia, PA 19551) ; Detailed "battle plan" below and attached. School will be open from 8:45-9:00 AM for anyone who needs to get in to drop off stuff or get items for the parade.  DO NOT BE LATE!!!!!!!!  All members should report to the "At Home" (formerly K-Mart) parking lot in the MacArthur Towne Center parking lot by 9:15 AM.  The parade goes down Schadt Ave., then onto Campus Dr. and ends up by Zephyr Elementary.  We will go right to the HS band room and take a lunch break before rehearsal begins at 12:15 PM up at the parking lot.  Please pack something for lunch, or have arrangements made to go get lunch or have it brought to you. We'll need the truck at the stadium parking lot by 1:30 PM ; Chaperones are needed at the band room by 2:30 PM.  Please note that we will be leaving a little earlier to go have dinner at the show before warm-up, so please bring some money!

For spectators Saturday, please be sure to bring cash for admission.  Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for students/seniors.  Here is the event schedule:

Thank you and see you TUESDAY!
Mr. Tanzos

BATTLE PLAN for Saturday, October 6
Whitehall Parade /
Conrad Weiser HS Competition
347 E. Penn Ave., Robesonia, PA 19551

8:45-9:00 am – School open to get uniforms/instruments for parade, drop off stuff, etc.
9:15 am – Meet at Whitehall Parade Staging Area (MacArthur Towne Center/At Home {old Kmart} Parking Lot) in Full Uniform
10:00 am – Parade begins
10:45 am – Return to High School at end of parade route ; Go to band room to change out of uniform
11:00 am – Lunch break (you may stay at HS or leave campus – just be back by start of rehearsal)
12:15 pm – Rehearsal begins up at parking lot
1:45 pm – Load equipment truck; Change into “Partial Uniform”
3:15 pm – Depart for Conrad Weiser HS
4:45 pm – Arrive at Conrad Weiser HS; visit restrooms and eat dinner at show snack stand
5:30 pm – Unload truck; warm-up
7:15 pm – Whitehall MZB performance
7:30 pm – Drop equipment off at truck/bus
7:45 pm – Host Band performs ; We will go right to back stands to watch
8:00 pm – Awards Ceremony
8:30 pm – Load truck, change into “Partial Uniform”
9:15 pm – Depart for home
10:45 pm – Estimated arrival time home…ALL members must stay at the school until the equipment truck is completely unloaded.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

A list of things all members should bring with them for the entire day:
  • Instrument/Equipment
  • Marching Shoes
  • Under-uniform wear
  • Gloves
  • Make-up / Hair products (Colorguard)
  • Raincoat
  • Lunch for before practice
  • Water for during practice
  • Snack for after practice
  • Money for dinner at the Conrad Weiser snack stand
  • Sweatshirt or jacket
Please come prepared, be flexible, and let’s work together so that we can reach our fullest potential!