Cougar
Cy-Creek
Band
School Address: 9815 Grant Road - Houston, TX 77070
832-250-5033
TWIB 5/26/2015
by TWIB on May 27th, 2014

HEY BAND!

LATE BREAKING WEATHER AND FLAG UPDATE!!!!!!!!

Please be advised: We CANNOT bring in the flags if they are wet! They will mildew if rolled up when wet or damp. The weather forecast is for rain for the rest of the wekk! Percentages are highest for Tuesday and Wednesday. Please check your e-mail, the band Facebook page and the actual band hall on Tuesday to CONFIRM if pickup will go ahead on Tuesday OR NOT! You will be advised either way by 2:30 PM!
As always, thanks for your understanding and flexibility!

From Mr. Drake:

Greetings Cougar Band Members and Parents!

Attatched are various pices of information regarding May 31st. Please remember the event is this Saturday from 8-5. Students need to wear comfortable clothes. Please bring your water bottle and your PARENTS!
  1. Physical Form. Please fill it out in its entirety. Remmber: Tuesday, May 27th 1-5 $20 physicals at Creek if you wish to take advantage. If you do not need a physical done for May 31st please have it filled out and brought to the first day of summer band.
  2. Travel Consent and Emergency Form. Please bring this filled out on May 31st.
  3. Charms Parents Info. We use an online database to keep track of almost everything in out band program. Please use this information to log into Charms and click Update Personal Information. Please enter all pertinent information including T-Shirt Size, address and phone numbers and e-mail addresses of parents. We will be doing this on May 31st, but if you can take care of it beforehand, it will make procedures on May 31st go MUCH faster. Your help will be appreciated!
  4. August Calendar.
  5. The new band handbook is complete. Please read it and print and sign the acknowledgement form to be turned in on the 31st as well.
We ask the if possible, some band fees be paid on May 31st. You may pay in full, or can sign up for a payment plan with the Booster Club. We accept case, check or money order, and credit card. (Though note: for credit cards there is a 3% processing fee). We also ask that parents purchase the $25 water bottle this day as well if your child needs a new one.

If you have any questions at all, please contact me. Thank you very much, and we look forward to seeing you on May 31st! 
Brian Drake
From the Boosters:
Congratulations to the band and our directors on an OUTSTANDING Spring Concert! Thanks to the parents that volunteered to serve as meal moms for next year. We have a complete board!
We look forward to welcoming all new and returning band parents to the Band Marching Show Preview and Fee day this Saturday, May 31st.
Please come prepared to complete your child's registration processthis Saturday. You will need: calendar, forms filled out and your checkbook or credit card. We will join the band for the reveal of the fall marching show and then adjourn to the band hall to take care of business. Plan on returning in time to see what the band has learned when you pick your student up.
FAQ's for Band Preview and Fee Day:
Q. My student is an incoming Freshman. I am excited, but a bit overwhelmed by all this paperwork and there a lot of terms I don't know. My child has forbidden me from asking in public. Can you help me?
A. Of course. First, please ask any time you have a question. The boosters all have email links on the website and Mr. Drake wants an informed group of parents and students. Second, do your best on the paperwork, but if something isn't clear to you, bring it on Saturday and we will help you out.
Q. Thanks. You said to ask so here goes. Do I need to feed my kid on Saturday?
A. Be sure they eat breakfast and the band will feed them lunch!
Q. I'm a returning parent. I have had three kids go through the band program. This is our 12th year in band. Do I have to come?
A. Well... as Mr. Drake says, it won't be the CC Cougar Band program without you! So yes!
Q. All right. I'll be there. Truth is, I'm getting excited about what the marching show is going to be next year. Do you have any hints for us?
A. The only thing we know is it is being designed exclusively for the Cy Creek Cougar Band!
Q. Wow! Now THAT is worth getting out of bed early on a Saturdaymorning!
A. We couldn't agree more!
Flag Holiday!!
Flags return Tuesday, May 27 from 3PM to 8PM. Weather Permitting!!!!! There will be NO flag pickup if the flags are wet or if it is raining.

We still need 4th of July volunteers!!!!!

Questions? Can you help? Contact Lisa at cycreekflags@gmail.com

Upcoming Dates:

May 27 Flags are IN! Weather Permitting! 3-8
May 27 Physical days at CCHS 1-5 $20
May 28 Leadership meeting @ 3PM for NEW 2014-2015 band leadershipo
May 29 Graduation Band 3-5
May 31 Marching Sseason Preview and Fee Day for ALL new and returning band families! 8-5
June 4 Graduation Band rehearsal 12:30 to 2:30
June 7 CCHS Graduation - Band accompanies graduation! Congratulations Senior!
Have a great week and Go Cougar Band!


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