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NBHSWMB Weekly Sheet 9/24-9/30

posted Sep 25, 2012, 8:55 AM by Eric Drew

Dear Whalers!


Congratulations to everyone on completing last weekend's marathon Saturday.  We can all be very proud of both performances and of the fact that everyone displayed the mental toughness required to make it through such a rigorous day.


This week, we continue our march through the season with several rehearsals, a football game, and our Carwash fundraiser next Sunday, September 30.  Please see the attached Weekly Sheet for all the important times and information.  I am very proud of the band so far this year, and I know that we can accomplish a lot more as the year goes on if we continue displaying the kind of hard work and dedication that everyone has shown so far.


Thanks to all the parents and staff for their hard work in supporting the band, and all the students in it.  As always, please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.  (edrew@newbedfordschool.org or 508-997-4511 ext. 2369)


Yours in music,

Mr. Eric Drew



New Bedford High School Marching Band

Weekly Schedule Sheet

Week of: 9/24/12 – 9/30/12


Tuesday 9/25 Rehearsal (NBHS)   5:00pm – 9:00pm

Thursday 9/27 Rehearsal (NBHS)   5:00pm - 9:00pm


Saturday  9/29 Rehearsal (NBHS) / Football Game vs. Bridgewater-Raynham

8:00am  - Morning Rehearsal

11:15am – Load Truck

11:30am – Lunch

11:45am – Change into Uniform

12:00pm – March to Walsh Field for Football Game

1:00pm – Kickoff

3:30pm – Game concludes


Saturday will be a long day.  Please eat well and drink plenty of fluids starting on Friday, and get plenty of rest before Saturday.


Sunday  9/30 Carwash at Walgreens near Trucchi’s


Students should each sign up for one shift.  Schedules are posted on the band room door.


10:00am – 12:00pm     First Shift

12:00pm – 2:00pm       Second Shift

2:00pm – 4:00pm         Thirda Shift


Reminder: Eat a good breakfast on Saturday, and bring plenty of food and water to have throughout the day during rehearsal and lunchtime. Also, there will be a parents’ meeting on Tuesday, September 25, at 7:45pm to discuss plans for the NBHS Band Spring Trip.  Please make every effort to attend.


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