Director Update – 7/2/2015 – Parade Info

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By , July 2, 2015 8:58 pm

SCHEDULE:

Thursday, July 2nd 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, July 3rd 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.***
Saturday, July 4th Report 10:30 a.m. Parade – 11:00 a.m. (Summer Uniform)

*On Friday, July 3rd, the Boosters will be providing the band with a treat following rehearsal – this will happen at 4:30. If anyone is planning on heading downtown for Red, White and Boom that evening, they are welcome to leave at 4:30 on that day.

4th OF JULY PARADE DETAILS:
- report to Metro Place North (off of Frantz Rd. – by Max and Erma’s) at 10:30 Saturday Morning
– students should report IN SUMMER UNIFORM
- students need to have their instrument with them – DO NOT BRING CASES; LEAVE THEM IN THE CAR / AT HOME
- students should bring a small (8 oz.) bottle of water to drink prior to stepping off in the parade (we will collect the trash)
– students will need to arrange to meet their parents somewhere following their parade performance – We will NOT end the parade where it begins. The parade will end at 181 S. High St. (in Old Dublin – Mr. Bradstreet’s childhood home!). Parents should either meet their child there or arrange to meet them somewhere along the parade route. ONCE WE FINISH THE PARADE, IT IS THEN THE STUDENTS’ RESPONSIBILITY TO MEET UP WITH THEIR PARENTS.

*All students need to take their instruments home after Friday’s rehearsal. This includes large instruments (percussion, tubas, etc.) – please make plans to be able to transport these instruments home!*

IMPORTANT – Summer Uniform Parts Not Bought at EDG:
If a student would/need to wear a belt, we ask that they buy a BLACK belt that has no ornamentation or large buckle.

Also, we ask the students to wear “white-ish” shoes for the parade.  All returning members should wear their marching shoes if they do not have a pair of white tennis shoes.

Freshmen have two options if you don’t own white tennis shoes:

1) See Mrs. Reeves for extra pairs of white marching shoes that we still have from last year.
2) OR, Buy a cheap pair at Wal-Mart or another discount store.

For example:
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Men-s-Belmar-Walking-Running-Sneaker/24702769

 

SUMMER UNIFORM:

Summer band uniforms should be purchased before the July 4th Parade from:

Embroidery Design Group
2564 Billingsley Rd.
Columbus, OH 43235
(614) 798-8152

M, Tu, Th – 8AM-7PM;
W, F – 8AM-5PM;
Sat. – 11AM-2PM

Prices
Polo (band & guard)
$13.00 sizes S-XL;
$15.00 for 2 XL

Hat (band only)
$8.00

Shorts (band only)
$28.00 sizes 28-42 men’s; sizes 0-20 ladies
$30.00 for sizes 44-52

Color Guard:
Purchase white tennis skirt/skort at Embroidery Design Group ($26) or Dick’s Sporting Goods – ask Mrs. Reeves if you have questions at reeves_wendy@dublinschools.net

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

July 27-31 Pre-Camp (the start of mandatory practices)
July 27 All Band Camp forms are due
July 27 DCI Show at Coffman Stadium!! – Emerald City Music Games
July 28 New Parent Information Meeting – 7:00pm
Aug. 2 – 8 Band Camp (in Jackson, Ohio)

 

EMERALD CITY MUSIC GAMES

Once again, Drum Corps International is coming to Dublin! On Monday July 27th at 7 PM, the Emerald City Music Games will take place at Coffman HS. This is a chance to see some of the top drum and bugle corps in the country right in our own backyard! Come and see the absolute best in the marching and musical arts – including the DCI World Champion Concord Blue Devils!

ECMG is also sponsoring two events for high school students.  One is clinic to help students with their marching and playing technique ($50) and they are also sponsoring a leadership clinic ($75).  Both include admission into the event.  See website for details.

For more info and tickets, please visit www.emeraldcitygames.org. We hope to see you there!

 

Director Update 6/2/2015

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By , June 3, 2015 12:17 pm

Schedule:
Winds and Flags
June 3-5 – 9:00am – 12:30 (Please dress for the weather.  We will go outside first.)

Percussion – Please see Mr. Hostetler’s emails for schedule for Drum Camp

July 4th – ALL MEMBERS
Monday, June 29th 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. 
Tuesday (NO REHEARSAL) 
Wednesday, July 1st 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. 
Thursday, July 2nd 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, July 3rd 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.***
Saturday, July 4th Report 10:00 a.m. Parade – 11:00 a.m. (Summer Uniform)

*** Please make plans to go down to Red, White and Boom at the conclusion of practice.  THANKS!!!!

Band Camp Information and Required Forms
Attached to this email are the required forms for participation in marching band. PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO REQUIREMENT FOR COMPLETING THE OHSAA PHYSICAL FORM FOR 2015-16.  Though physicals are not required this year for participation in band, the staff still strongly encourages all parents to take their children for yearly physicals.  For any of our students with medical concerns, this information helps the staff and the band camp medical personnel assist your child.

>> CLICK HERE for all necessary forms. <<

Staying in Contact With The DCMB
“Remind” Text
The following are directions to get “Remind” notices via text.  There is a “Remind” for students and parents.  This is a great way to send timely information, such as return times after away games or just when we need a fast way to communicate with students and parents.

For PARENT text updates (arrival times from games and contests), join Remind by texting: (314) 262-4015 with the message “@dchsbandpa”
For STUDENT text updates (reminders, up to the minute rehearsal info), join Remind by texting:
For General Band (314) 262-4015 @rocksband
For Color Guard (314) 262-4015 @rocksguard
For Percussion (314) 262-4015 @rocksdrums

DCMB Twitter Page – @CoffmanBand
This page is designed to promote our activities and performances to the community.  We also use this page to publicize arts advocacy.

Facebook Pages
We have a DCMB (for students) called “DCMB Student Page”.  This is a place for band members to share band related items.  It is monitored by directors and is a safe, fun place for DCMB members to participate in social media.  It is open to all DCMB students and directors, but closed to graduates.  If a parent wants to be included in this group that is fine BUT we ask that you are just viewing the site, not participating. 

We have a page called “Dublin Coffman Bands” for parents, students and friends. This is also a fun place to share pictures or stories about our band program.  It is not intended to be a place for receiving (or asking) information.  When questions are asked on FB, sometimes we miss them or sometimes someone answers the question incorrectly.  If you ever have questions, please email them to me at bradstreet_jeremy@dublinschools.net and I’ll answer as soon as I can.  Or as we train our students, have your son or daughter ask their squad leader or section head and then follow the chain of command until your question gets answered. 

PLEASE NOTE: It is also not a place to put any negative feelings or opinions about our band program or school.  I treat this as if it is a bulletin board in the band wing.  If a post crosses this line, we will take it down. 

We also have a page called “Coffman Band Compliments” for students only.  It is run by a student leader and monitored by the directors.  This is an amazing place where people share anonymous compliments to each other.  This is my favorite place on FB.  It is a place for students to see and share all of the hard work that is happening around them.

Emails:
If you would like other family members to receive the Band Emails, please respond to this email address and we will make any additions you would like.  NORMALLY, we ask that you not reply to the coffmanband@gmail.com address.

To communicate with a director, please email us at one of the emails listed.
bradstreet_jeremy@dublinschools.net
(General questions regarding band)

reeves_wendy@dublinschools.net
(Freshmen or Color Guard Questions)

wallick_kevin@dublinschools.net
(Absences)

danshos@aol.com
(Percussion Questions)

Summer Uniform:
Summer band uniforms should be purchased before the July 4th Parade from:

Embroidery Design Group
2564 Billingsley Rd.         
Columbus, OH 43235               
(614) 798-8152               

M, Tu, Th – 8AM-7PM;
W, F – 8AM-5PM; 
Sat. – 11AM-2PM

Prices
Polo (band & guard)    
$13.00 sizes S-XL;
$15.00 for 2 XL

Hat (band only)    
$8.00

Shorts (band only)    
$28.00 sizes 28-42 men’s; sizes 0-20 ladies
$30.00 for sizes 44-52

Color Guard:
Purchase white tennis skirt/skort at Embroidery Design Group ($26) or Dick’s Sporting Goods – ask Mrs. Reeves if you have questions at reeves_wendy@dublinschools.net

Warm-Ups:
Information about our “Warm-Up” Uniform will be released shortly.

Sincerely,

Jeremy

 

Forms & Other Info

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By , June 3, 2015 12:11 pm

Listed below are the required forms for participation in marching band.

>> 2015 Marching Band Schedule <<

THERE IS NO REQUIREMENT FOR COMPLETING THE OHSAA PHYSICAL FORM FOR 2015-16. Though physicals are not required this year for participation in band, the staff still strongly encourages all parents to take their children for yearly physicals. For any of our students with medical concerns, this information helps the staff and the band camp medical personnel assist your child.

*See below for all necessary forms and Information.  Forms are due Monday, July 27, 2015.

** Student and Parent Signature required and MUST BE NOTARIZED.

 

 

Hello / Goodbye Ice Cream Social – Tues, May 26th 7-8:30pm

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By , May 15, 2015 11:22 am

Please join us for an informal gathering to WELCOME incoming Freshman parents and say FAREWELL to outgoing Senior Parents who have been involved with the Dublin Music Boosters throughout the year.

Date:
Tuesday, May 26th 2015
Time:
7:00-8:30pm
Location:
Concession Stand at Coffman Stadium (HOME side)
Who:
All current DCMB Parents & incoming Freshman Parents
What:
A simple ice cream social
Cost:
Donations will be accepted on site.
RSVP:

>> Click to RSVP Today! <<

2013-hello-goodbyeBefore the school year comes to a close we would like to have a final opportunity for band parents to gather and say GOODBYE to parents of graduating seniors and HELLO to parents of incoming freshman. It will be a very informal gathering that will give soon-to-be Freshman parents an opportunity to meet fellow band parents and answer any questions they may have.

This event is timed to coincide with the first practice of the 2015-16 Dublin Coffman Marching Band.

 

Mattress Sale Parent Help & SCRIP Fundraiser

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By , April 27, 2015 10:52 am

Mattress Sale Help:
It’s time again for DCMB’s Annual Mattress Sale!  The sale will be held on Saturday, May 9th.  (Yes, this is also DCHS’s Jr/Sr Prom.)  As always, the Bandies will be on four different corners in Dublin from 10 am to 2:30 pm with their band spirit, signage and a mattress (yes, they get to dress as a mattress!) and we need parents to chaperone each group.  This is a fun way to spend time with our Bandies while helping to bring in funds for our fabulous band program.  Shifts are only an hour and a half, so

>> SIGN-UP TODAY  at http://tinyurl.com/mattress2015 <<

Any questions, e-mail Kelly Merino at Kmerino@columbus.rr.com. Thank you!

Scrip Information:
Attention DCMB Parents!!

April 30th is the deadline to place Scrip orders for this month, and April and May are the last months to place Scrip orders for this school year. Remember, Scrip orders are a great way to earn money for 2015 Band Camp fees and to help support the band!

>> DOWNLOAD the SCRIP Info Sheet <<

If you have any questions, please contact:

Mary Beth Farahay
Dublin Coffman Scrips coordinator
mbfarahay@gmail.com

 

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