Cougar
Cy-Creek High School
Band and Color Guard
School Address: 9815 Grant Road #414 - Houston, TX 77070
TWIB 10/19/2014
by TWIB on October 19th, 2014

Hey Band! 

From Mr. Drake: ​

Dear Cougar Band Members and Parents,

Congratulations on a very successful UIL Region Contest!! Your ratings and more importantly your high level of performance are a testament to your hard work and dedication to our band. Thank you parents for being so supportive and helpful in helping prepare our students for all of our contests and events - we couldn't do it without you! 

Everyone will receive an itinerary for next Saturday as soon as I put it together on Wednesday. We have a real opportunity to show everyone what we're made of at Cypress Creek!
-Mr. Drake
brian.drake@cfisd.net


THIS WEEK:
Monday, October 20 - Spirit Rally. 6:45 report time. Wear your show shirts! 

Tuesday, October 21 - Rehearsal 3:30-5:30 

Wednesday, October 22 - Lighting of the C's. Uniform is dri-fit shirts, marching shoes, and black socks.Load trucks at 2:30.Students may drive themselves or leave on buses departing around 3 pm.Rehearse 4-6.Lighting of the C's from 7-9.Students need to bring their own food to eat at 6 or have some dropped off. Transportation provided back to school. 

Thursday, October 23 - Rehearsal 3:30-5:30 

Friday, October 24 - Spirit Rally during school. This year's show shirt is your ticket out of 6th period. Homecoming Game at Pridgeon Field vs Cy Ridge 7:00 PM. We are HOME. Due to the Homecoming Court being announced during halftime, we will march the entire show AFTER the game.  Saturday, October 25 - UIL Area Contest. Schedule TBA. 

*Looking Ahead:*
It is our goal for this marching season to perform at Area Finals on Saturday, October 25. Students are expected to block off the ENTIRE DAY of Saturday, October 25 for band performances. Our marching time for Area will not be released until Wednesday, October 22.

  • If we are marching in the finals everyone will be performing and the dance will not be an option this year.
  • If we don't make the finals, we will be watching the finals.
  • If we do not advance to the finals, students wishing to attend the Homecoming Dance may do so with a note form your parent due by TOMORROW, Monday, October 20th.


From the boosters:
Congratulations on advancing to AREA! All of your hard work is paying off!  Good luck at UIL Area this Saturday!    

From the Flag Mom: 
Band Students,Congratulations on great performances this weekend! Your hard work has definitely paid off. Our next flag holiday, Veteran’s Day, is thankfully after our football season and afterschool practices. Flags go out Monday, November 10th, from 3:30-5:30pm. Flags back in 2 days later on the 12th from 3:30-8pm. I truly have too many students signed up for this holiday! Many of you are not signed up at all for any holiday, are an underclassman that is not signed up for a summer holiday, orsigned up for less than 3 holidays. Any of these 3 things need to be fixed ASAP. I also need more students to help with carts instead of taking a route. The carts are very heavy, but I refuse to stipulate that big, strong guys would be helpful. You just read between the lines. No helper is turned away. I am attaching the Veteran’s Day sign up list I have and the latest master list for all holidays. Please check this with your calendar. Many changes have been made since fee day in May......Thank you for your dedication to the amazing fundraiser!
Mrs. Sevier
cycreekflags@gmail.com

From the Treasurer: 
We are so fortunate to have a great community that supports our band in so many ways. From our neighbors buying flag subscriptions to our parent volunteers that put in countless hours, you can see it takes a great deal of dedication to make a quality band program. Thank you to everyone that has paid your band fees in full! We use our fees to pay our field technicians and our bills with everyone's fair share.If you have been unable to complete the payment of your band fees, please contact the treasurer ASAP to arrange your payments so that we can keep the band moving forward! ccbbctreasurer@gmail.com 

Unsure of your status? Log into CHARMS to check your account. See the attachment for login directions. 

DISNEY:
107 students have made a deposit for the band trip. There are 8-10 spots left. First come, first served! As a reminder, all fees must be paid for students to attend the trip. 

Meal mom says:
Please watch the announcement board in the band hall for meal plan and contest details this week. 

Senior Game will be November 8

UPCOMING DATES:

  • Tuesday 10/21 Rehearsal 3:30-5:30
  • Wednesday 10/22 Stadium Rehearsal and Lighting of the CCsUniform is dri-fit shirts, marching shoes, and black socks.Load trucks at 2:30.Students may drive themselves or leave on buses departing around 3 pm.Rehearse 4-6.Lighting of the C's from 7-9.Students need to bring their own food to eat at 6 or have some dropped off. Transportation provided back to school.
  • Thursday 10/23 Rehearsal 3:30-5:30Friday 10/24 Homecoming Game at Pridgeon Field vs Cy Ridge.  We are HOME.  Due to the Homecoming Court announcements during halftime, we will perfom the entire show AFTER the game!
  • Saturday 10/25 AREA UIL at the Berry Center. SCHEDULE WILL BE RELEASED ON WEDNESDAY, 10/22.  BLOCK THE ENTIRE DAY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
  • Saturday 11/1 Game at 1PM at Pridgeon Field vs Cy Falls. We are VISITORS.
  • Monday 11/3 Disney payment DUE $200
  • Tuesday 11/4 Booster Meeting
  • Saturday 11/8 Senior Game at 1PM at the Berry Center vs Cy Ranch. We are HOME.
  • Monday 11/10 Region Orchestra Wind AuditionsALSO 
  • Monday 11/10 Flags out for Veteran's Day 3:30-5:30
  • Wednesday 11/13 Flags are returned 3:30-8:00
  • Friday-Saturday 11/14-15 Region Orchestra Clinic/Concert
  • Monday 12/1 Disney payment DUE $100
  • December 8, 12, 13 Region Band AuditionsDecember 15 Winter Band Concert (and Booster meeting) 7PM
  • January 15 Disney payment DUE $125


Have a great week and go Cy Creek Cougar Band!



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