October 1 Logistics

Hello Hornet Band Family,

Each week we will re-post Mr. Certo’s Logistics email…so here is the schedule for this week!

We have a home football game this week!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1 – TRIPLE HEADER – Steinert Competition, Homecoming Football, and Jackson Memorial Competition

10:00 AM – Students report to HHW in full uniform
10:30 AM – Truck arrives at the prop shed for loading
10:50 AM – Depart for Steinert
12:00 PM – Perform at Steinert!
12:20 PM – Reload the truck
12:45 PM – Get on the bus with wind instruments in hand
1:00 PM – Arrive at HHW, unload truck
1:20 PM – Ewing Band performs pregame!
1:30 PM – Seniors line up by the goalposts for senior day recognition
2:00 PM – kickoff
3:15 PM (approx) – West performs halftime!
3:30 PM – Reload truck with props and pit equipment, truck and parents depart immediately upon completion
4:45 PM (approx) – Students depart for Jackson Memorial High School (101 Don Connor Blvd, Jackson Township, NJ 08527)
5:30 PM – Arrive at Jackson Memorial High School
6:00 PM – West performs at Jackson Memorial!
6:30 PM – Re-load the truck
10:30 PM (approx) – Return to West, school will be open, truck must be unloaded

GENERAL REMINDERS:

All:

  • NO VISIBLE NAIL POLISH
  • NO VISIBLE JEWELRY
  • Bring some money to buy food at the game
  • You may NOT walk around with half a uniform on! We will make a decision to remove band jackets after a performance as a group.
  • YOU ARE REPRESENTING HAMILTON WEST! No horseplay, no foul language, no playing instruments by yourself in the stands!
  • Remember: we are here to support our football team at all times.

Musicians:

  • WEAR YOUR 2022 BAND THEME SHIRT UNDER UNIFORM
  • BLACK SOCKS (CALF LENGTH)
  • DRILLMASTERS
  • FULL UNIFORM (INCLUDING SHAKO/HAT AND THE SILVER SASH)

Color Guard:

  • MAKE SURE YOU HAVE YOUR FULL COSTUME!
  • GUARD GLOVES
  • REMEMBER POM POMS

Next Band Parents Club Meeting

The next band parent e-board meeting will be on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 6:00pm. 

The next general meeting will be on Monday, October 3, 2022 at 7:00pm.

Check your email over the coming days for information about joining these upcoming web meetings.

Fall Mums Fundraiser

The Hamilton West Marching Band is teaming up with our friends at A&M Garden Center to sell mums. These beautiful 9-inch mums come in red, orange, yellow, purple and white. We are selling the mums for $7.00 each.

Information about how to track and place orders is below. There is also a flyer that can be shared on social media, so share it widely!

All orders are due by Friday, September 23. Please email the orders to HHWBPCfundraising@gmail.com.  Pickup for the mums will be at West on Tuesday, October 4 from 5pm to 7pm.

Mums Fundraising Letter
Mums Fundraising Image for Social Media

Any questions, contact Kara DeBonis at at HHWBPCfundraising@gmail.com.

Thanks for your support!