Announcements 10/3/12

DEAN COREY — The band students did a fantastic job on Tuesday! They represented LHS with pride and integrity. Their behavior on and off the field was exactly what we had hoped it would be. The band staff is very proud of all of our wonderful band members. Go VIKES!
Mr. Copeland, Mr. Musser and Mr. Pease were all in attendance and had very positive things to say afterwards about our performance.

DICKEY’S BBQ FUNDRAISER – Come eat at the Dickey’s BBQ on Ballpark Way and Lamar, Wednesday, October 10th and support the Drumline. Drumline members will be working for tips to raise money to be used towards the purchase of needed equipment. Come any time between 5 and 8 pm and look for your drumline members! We will be receiving 15% of all receipts that are put into the Lamar receipt bucket, plus tips. So pass this on to your friends and families and come hungry! Thank you as always for your support!!!

FRIDAY FOOTBALL — The call time for the game is 5:30. We will get in uniform and do inspection at that time. We will do CiCi’s after the game. It will be at the eastchase CiCi’s and the cost is $5.

SATURDAY CAR WASH — The band boosters will have their first car wash fundraiser of the year on Oct. 6th. Every band student will help wash cars during a morning or afternoon shift. Students will collect pledges to help raise money for our efforts. There is a surprise prize for the student that obtains the most pledges!

SCHEDULE — The busy part of the season is here. It will soon seem that every day is another event in band. The band staff will do everything we can to remind students of their many obligations. If you have any questions, contact us by email first. Also, check the band calendar often as I will be updating times as I get more details. I will also try to put the address into the details of each event so you can easily “google map it”. The calendar link is

VIKING BAND TUTORING — After school from 2:45 — 3:45, tables are set up in the band hall for students to do homework and get tutoring from their band peers. A list of available tutors for various subjects is posted in the band hall. We encourage all students to take advantage of this time.

BAND PHOTOS — Mr. Ip photography has collected many band portrait orders. If you never received the email to have the option to place an order, please email Terry Ip directly at
You can also visit his website at
If you never took the individual photo, please Mr. Lang about the make-up date.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED — We have many events this fall that require parent support. To help with band events, you must be and AISD approved volunteer. The application can be found at After approved, go to the band website to find out more.

* Thursday 10/4 4:00-7:00 Extended marching rehearsal
* Friday 10/5 5:00-11:00 Football @ AHS
* Saturday 10/6 8:30-3:30 Car Wash
* Monday 10/8 All day Student Holiday
* Tuesday 10/9 4:00-6:30 Marching rehearsal
* Thursday 10/11 4:00-6:30 Marching rehearsal
* Friday 10/12 4:30-11:30 Football Sam Houston (Jr High night)
* Saturday 10/13 9:00-12:00 Marching Clinic @ Lamar

QUOTE OF THE WEEK — “People who are always making allowances for themselves soon go bankrupt.”- Mary Pettibone Poole