Cougar
Cy-Creek
Band
School Address: 9815 Grant Road - Houston, TX 77070
832-250-5033
TWIB 02/15/2015
by TWIB on February 15th, 2015

Hey band!
Cougar Band Members and Parents,
 
This Wednesday, February 18th KPRC Channel 2 will be shining a spotlight on our campus during the morning news.  This is a wonderful opportunity to get some huge positive press for our campus and our support and spirit organizations, including the band program.  All band students are asked to participate in the rally as all of our major organizations will be in attendance.  The report time is quite early.  I promise you the school administration and the band staff would not ask the band to participate unless they felt this vital to our school and our school’s public image.  This is a great chance to get some great publicity.  I realize Wednesday is Ash Wednesday and know some of you will be attending services in the early morning hours.  If this is a necessity for you and your family please notify me and we certainly understand your religious obligations.  At the same time, if you’re able to attend evening services, that would be helpful to us trying to wrangle up as many students as possible to make this spirit rally a success.
Date: Wednesday, February 18th
Report time: 4:30 AM!  Yep… 4:30.  Four Thirty.
Spirit Rally between 5 and 7.  There will be spots of down time and we will play intermittently when KPRC cuts to images of our campus. 
Dress: Jeans and Show Shirt
This is almost EXACTLY like the Friday Football Frenzy our campus has done in the past – except there is no football game.
 
Our campus is really counting on our band to make this event a success – we are the largest student organization by far and have such a great opportunity to have a positive impact.
 
Doughnuts and Kolaches will be provided!
 
See you there! 
Go Cougars!
 
Brian Drake
Band Director
Cypress Creek High School
(281) 897-4248
brian.drake@cfisd.net

Concert Uniforms:  Please be sure that everyone has the rest of your concert uniform by Friday.  Boys need a tux shirt and black socks and black dress shoes.  Girls need black flats. Band photos will be taken next week during the long class period on Wednesday or Thursday.
Flag Return Information:
THANK YOU for the fantastic job on Saturday AM!  All routes were out by 9:15!  
We will have our President's Day flags returning on February 17 between 3:30 and 8:00PM.  You are expected to work your flag route around sectionals and full band rehearsals. The band is counting on you!  
Questions?  Contact Lisa Sevier at cycreekflags@gmail.com.
Band Trip shirt:  The band leadership has designed a trip shirt for those wanting to purchase one.  The cost is $10.  Please give your order to Kelsey Sellers on Tuesday!  (See the attachment for the super cute design!)

From the Boosters:If you would like to help the band boosters as a volunteer next year, please contact Kim Garrett at garrettdk@hotmail.com. We have jobs of all sizes! The Cy Creek Cougar Band needs YOU to help the program run!  Several parents are 'graduating' from the program and their jobs must be filled.  However, ALL executive committee positions must be voted on.  The executive committee will appoint chairpersons for all other positions.  Please let Kim know if you are interested in the following:President
Vice PresidentTreasurerAssistant TreasurerRecording SecretaryTWIB/Correspondence CoordinatorParlimentarian/PublicityBold positions are either vacant (or will be at the end of the year) and are in particular need of a volunteer.  Also open are the Pit Crew and Spirit Sales positions.  Please let Kim know if you are interested in being appointed to one of these (or another) position.
Don't forget the MANDATORY trip meeting on Feb. 24!

Please note the following dates for your calendar!

February 17 Flags IN 3:30PM - 8:00PM
February 18 KPRC Spirit Rally!  Report time is 4:30 AM!!!February 19 8th Grade Band Concert: Leadership reports at 3:00, all others report at 3:30. Please wear jeans and show shirts.February 20 End of the Six Weeks MUST BE PASSING ALL CLASSES TO TAKE BAND TRIPFebruary 24 7:00 PM Booster Meeting MANDATORY for all students and parents regarding the Disney TripMarch 4-9 Band Trip to DisneyMarch 24 Booster Meeting 7:00 PMApril 28 Booster Meeting 7:00 PMMay 1 Band Banquet (Tentative date... details pending)May 16 PromMay 28 Spring Concert and Booster MeetingMay 30 Fee Day and Marching Preview DayJune 6 Graduation (Band plays)


Have a great week and go Cy Creek Cougar Band!


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