Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Hi band parents/families:

A few last minute requests for the football game tomorrow and for the kids' end of season party on Saturday:

Football game:
Volunteers:  still need 2 parents to help at concession during the game; would need to report around 10:00 to our indoor concessions room next to gym.

Food:  if you've offered to provide baked goods, or if you would still like to offer some up, please put them in individual ziplocs or baggies (i.e., 3 cookies to a bag, 1 brownie, etc.)

PARTY SATURDAY: after parade until 10:00 pm.
This is our end of season party for the Marching Band kids.  We still need the following help and food:

Helpers:  set up will start around 5;00 pm at the VFW post; clean up at the end (party over by 10:00 pm); 2 more parents to hang out at party to chaperone

SNACK FOOD:
Hoagie tray, fruit & dip tray, veggies & dip tray, Chick Fil 'A tray, pretzel tray, your favorite kid-friendly snack food specialty,ANY SNACK FOOD THAT KIDS WILL ENJOY! 
Food can be dropped off at the VFW after 5 pm or after the parade when you drop you band kid off to the party.

THANK YOU!  please email Teri Reed with what you can help with or with questions:

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Reminder!!,

We need your help to spread the word about the Reindeer Run happening THIS SATURDAY, Nov 26th!  Please share this with your email contacts and on social media!

All proceeds for the race will benefit the jazz, concert and marching bands.


Students get a discount!  Use Coupon Code StudentRR2016 for a 5.00 discount.

Please share this:

The Pitman Panther Band Association is proud to announce the Pitman Reindeer 5K Run on  Saturday November 26th
Run off that Thanksgiving dinner with a 5k and you can support Pitman's music programs by running in the Pitman Reindeer 5K Run on  Saturday November 26th  Get a little and give a little. Its a great way to start your holiday! 
Registration Link:

Direct questions to Mr., Carey at director@pitmanband.org or Mike Kenney at president@pitmanband.org


THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, November 21, 2016

Thanksgiving and the Parades

Just a few quick things as we enter into the final weeks of marching band for the 2016 season.

We have 4 performances left and attendance is mandatory.  If there is a need for an emergency excused absences students should contact Mr. Carey directly.

If a child needs to leave the Thanksgiving Game early please send a note in at the start of the game.

Report Times:
Thanksgiving- 9:30 AM
Pitman Holiday Parade- Saturday 11/26 4:00 PM
Ocean City Holiday Parade- Friday, December 2 4:30 PM
West Cape May Parade- Saturday December 3 2:00 PM

Friday, November 18, 2016

Parents,

We need your help to spread the word about the Reindeer Run happening on Saturday Nov 26th.  All proceeds for the race will benefit the jazz, concert and marching band


Please post this to your facebook page. Students get a discount.

The Pitman Panther Band Association is proud to announce the Pitman Reindeer 5K Run on  Saturday November 26th.  Run off that Thanksgiving dinner with a 5k and you can support Pitman's music programs by running in the Pitman Reindeer 5K Run on  Saturday November 26th  Get a little and give a little. Its a great way to start your holiday! 

Use Coupon Code StudentRR2016 for a 5.00 discount.
Registration Link:

Direct questions to Mr., Carey at director@pitmanband.org or Mike Kenney at president@pitmanband.org

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Annoucements

Disney Trip

We still have seats available.  Please let us know if you'd like one.  Final cost is 775 and includes all meals except breakfast.

An itinerary will be coming out shortly.

Gertrude Hawk Fundraiser

We will be again selling the Gertrude Hawk candy bars for students to raise money for their band accounts.  Money raised goes towards a child's band expenses (Trips, instruments needs, repair costs, lessons, any band items....)

If you'd like to sell contact secretary@pitmanband.org with the number of cases you'd like.

Olympic Conference Honor Band

All students in grades 6-12 are encouraged to audition for the Olympic Conference Honor Band.  We will be once again getting a bus for students to ride to auditions.  Rehearsals all happen at Washington Township High School as well as the concert.  Info regarding can be found at www.ochb.org

Pitman students attending the Disney trip are excused from the first rehearsal.

Thursday
On Thursday morning the 8th grade students in band will be joining us at the high school.  We will be working on some music as well as hearing from a few guest speakers throughout the day.  High School students are asked to bring in some kin do of breakfast item.


Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Weekend Schedule

Saturday November 12th
1:30 Bus departs Pitman High School (Use side parking lot off of Linden avenue...first right after you turn off of Waverly.)
225 Linden Ave
Pitman, NJ 08071

Destination:
Hershey Park
100 Hershey Park Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

10:00 PM Depart Hershey Park for hotel.
148 Sheraton Drive
New Cumberland, PA 17070

Sunday, November 13th
10:00 AM Depart Hotel for Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School
500 S. Broad Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

5:00PM depart Mechanicsburg Area Senior high school for Hershey Park Stadium
100 Hershey Park Drive
Hershey, PA 17033

9:30PM Approximate departure for Pitman High School

Schedule info can be found at www.cavalcadeofbands.org

Friday, November 4, 2016

Reminders

Here are some important reminders and volunteer requests as our PHS marching band season comes to an end as well as a Disney trip reminder:

Disney trip final payment due November 15th!  

Total trip cost is $775, so please calculate your final payment and pay with PayPal or write a check payable to PPBA.  Questions:  email treasurer@pitmanband.org

Thanksgiving Day Football Game:

PHS is hosting the annual Thanksgiving Day football game at Davis Field.  We need parent volunteers and some baked goods:
- Volunteers:  Set-up helpers needed --> report at 9 am
                    2 cashiers needed  ---> report at 9:30 am
                    3 food prep volunteers  --> report as early as 8:30/9:00 am
- Baked goods needed:
                   - Brownies or cookies: pre-package to be sold for $1 each
                   - Muffins or cupcakes:  do not package them
If you can help, please contact Teri Reed:  allthereeds@verizon.net

End of season party for band kids:
Our end of season party is for the marching band kids and takes place after the annual Pitman holiday parade on Saturday, Nov. 26th at the VFW hall.

We need a parent (or two) to head up the coordination of the party, set up a "Sign-Up Genius" for party needs, etc.; email Mike Kennedy if you will take this on:  president@pitmanband.org

We also need parents that can help set up, clean up, and provide snack foods for the party.  This is a party just for the kids; parents/families do not attend.

If you can help in any way, contact Mike Kennedy:   president@pitmanband.org

THANK YOU FOR ANY HELP YOU CAN OFFER IN OUR FINAL EFFORTS OF THE MARCHING BAND SEASON!!
Here are some important reminders and volunteer requests as our PHS marching band season comes to an end as well as a Disney trip reminder:

Disney trip final payment due November 15th!  

Total trip cost is $775, so please calculate your final payment and pay with PayPal or write a check payable to PPBA. Questions:  email treasurer@pitmanband.org

Thanksgiving Day Football Game:

PHS is hosting the annual Thanksgiving Day football game at Davis Field.  We need parent volunteers and some baked goods:
- Volunteers:  Set-up helpers needed --> report at 9 am
                    2 cashiers needed  ---> report at 9:30 am
                    3 food prep volunteers  --> report as early as 8:30/9:00 am
- Baked goods needed:
                   - Brownies or cookies: pre-package to be sold for $1 each
                   - Muffins or cupcakes:  do not package them
If you can help, please contact Teri Reed:  allthereeds@verizon.net

End of season party for band kids:
Our end of season party is for the marching band kids and takes place after the annual Pitman holiday parade on Saturday, Nov. 26th at the VFW hall.

We need a parent (or two) to head up the coordination of the party, set up a "Sign-Up Genius" for party needs, etc.; email Mike Kennedy if you will take this on:  president@pitmanband.org

We also need parents that can help set up, clean up, and provide snack foods for the party.  This is a party just for the kids; parents/families do not attend.

If you can help in any way, contact Mike Kennedy:   president@pitmanband.org

THANK YOU FOR ANY HELP YOU CAN OFFER IN OUR FINAL EFFORTS OF THE MARCHING BAND SEASON!!

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

We will need 2 volunteers to help with Pit crew. You can meet at Pitman high school at 2:00 pm or you can meet us at  Cedar Cliff High School at 5:30. 

If anyone can tow one of the trailers, please let me know. 

Please email me at president@pitmanband.org if you can help