5th grade summer band schedule

To: Next Year’s 5th Grade Band Students and Parents

From: Mr. Giffin & Beginning Band Instructors

Re: Summer Band Schedule – August 2014

Here is the schedule for our Summer Band Classes (PDF). We have tried to consider all request, but not all were possible. We strongly encourage you to attend most, if not all, of the classes. We will help you learn enough songs so you can enjoy playing your new instrument.


1. Our summer band classes will run for two consecutive weeks, beginning the week of Monday, August 4, 2014, and continuing through Thursday, August 14, 2014. Classes run in different time blocks on Monday through Thursday of each week.

2. All students are scheduled for three 45-­‐minute beginning band classes per week for those two weeks. All names and groups are listed on the schedule. (See schedule for exact days and times.)

3. All classes will be held in (or near) the band room at Fallen Timbers Middle School during the day.

4. Students will need their instrument (clarinet and saxes – don’t forget your reeds!) and beginning band book (Essential Elements 2000) when they arrive for their lessons. Those families working through Rettig Music should find their instrument at FT waiting for them.

5. The classes are grouped by instrument (i.e. flutes with flutes, trombones with trombones, etc.). Students may switch from one class to another (of the same instrument) if it fits your schedule, BUT, PLEASE SWITCH ONLY IF IT IS NECESSARY. The instructors are able to teach more effectively with balanced classes.

If you have questions, contact Mr. Giffin.

Papoo’s Restaurant Fundraiser, May 31

Please print the flyer (PDF) needed for the Saturday, May 31 restaurant fundraiser at Papoo’s Coney Island in Whitehouse [10335 Waterville Street, Whitehouse, OH 43571; (419) 877-5320].

The fundraiser runs from 6:30am until 9:00pm.  Papoo’s will graciously donate 20% of your sales (except alcohol) to the AW band programs.

Check out papoosconeyisland.com to see the breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. Like Papoo’s on Facebook as one way to show our thanks.

Thank you for supporting the AW bands!

Ford Drive 4UR School fundraiser

As everyone is aware, the 17th of May is the Chicken Barbecue and Band performances at the high school.  The bands start their performances at two o’clock and perform for nearly four hours.

Prior to the barbecue, there will be a Ford Drive 4UR School event in the front parking lot between the Junior High School and the High School.  This fundraiser allows all our supporters to drive a brand new Ford vehicle and raise $20 for each test drive taken.  We have the opportunity to raise $6,000 for the student’s portion of the upcoming Disney trip.

We will start at 10 am and go until we get 300 test drives.  We’ll have a preplanned route and plenty of Ford family vehicles for you to experience.  Please invite your friends and family to join us.  Drivers have to be 18 years of age and have a valid drivers license.

If anyone has any questions, feel free to contact me at any time.

Scott Donnelly

AWBB — President

2013 – 2014 DVD Order Form

The annual Anthony Wayne High School Band DVD video for the 2013 – 2014 school year will soon be ready for distribution.

The multiple disc set covers not only the marching season, including all parades, but also includes the concert season as well.

The DVD is only available on a “pre‐order” basis. If you are interested in ordering one or more copies of the 2013‐2014 DVD, please print and fill out the order form (PDF) and return the form with the appropriate payment (cash or checks made payable to AWBB).

If you have any questions, please contact me.