Happy Valentine's Day!


Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough Fund Raiser

FORMS & $$$$ DUE TOMORROW, February 14th

Delivery of Cookie Dough will be approximately 4-6 weeks from now.


Rehearsals For This Week: (2:45p.m. - 3:30p.m.)

Monday                           Trumpet Trio/Trombone Trio

Tuesday                          Brass Quintet

Wednesday                     --------------------------

Thursday                         --------------------------

Friday                             NO SCHOOL (4-day weekend - no school Monday also)


                                            Last Call.......

Plantation Junior Women's Club COMMUNITY FLEA MARKET

Saturday, February 19th 8:00 a.m. - noon

Community Center near Helen B Hoffman Library

Want to have some fun???  We need 2 volunteers to man the booth we have reserved to sell our left over un-usable gift wrap supplies that were donated to our organization 3 years ago.  Please call Delle Lenzen if you can volunteer at (954)584-6339. 


Mark your calendars...Upcoming Band Competition Dates

Thursday, February 17th   District Jazz Band Festival @ Stoneman Douglas HS

Warm up:  4:30 p.m.

******** (note 1/2 hour later time change)  Performance:  5:00 p.m.

Clinic:  5:30 p.m.

Return to school around 6:30 p.m.


Saturday, February 19th District Solo & Ensemble Contest @ DILLARD HS

9:00 a.m.        Evan Lewis Solo

9:00 a.m.        Andrea Guerrero Solo

9:00 a.m.        Sax Ensemble (Charlie, Brice, Billy, Ross)

9:00 a.m.        Brass Ensemble (Anthony, Bryant, Cory, Daniel, Chris)

9:10 a.m.        Derek Lenzen Flute Solo

9:20 a.m.        Charlie Arbelaez Sax Solo

9:20 a.m.        Trumpet Ensemble (Anthony, Noah, Chris)

9:30 a.m.        Derek Lenzen Oboe Solo

9:30 a.m.        Trombone Ensemble (Justin, Bryant, Ryan)

9:40 a.m.        Daniel Myers Solo

9:50 a.m.        Chris Thompson Solo

10:00 a.m.       Bryant Stewart Solo

10:10 a.m.       Billy Lane Solo


****Thursday, March 17th (date requested) FBA District Band Festival @ Taravella HS


*****Thursday, March 17th is an early release day and begins the Spring Break.  As a reminder...FBA District Band Fest is a MANDATORY event and must be attended by all Symphonic Band members.  Please delay plans to travel until Friday, March 18th.  Thank you - Mr. McClain



FBA State Festival, Ft. Myers  April 18-22, 2005

Mr. McClain has been making announcements in class about the possibility of an overnight trip to Ft. Myers in late April.  This will only happen if the Band receives a superior rating at District FBA Concert Fest on March 17th.  The cost will be minimal and we MUST have ALL band students attend to compete for this State level FBA festival.   GOOD LUCK!!!! WE KNOW YOU CAN DO IT!!!!!


SPHS BAND/GUARD Landlubber's Fundraiser Night

Monday, February 21, 2005

4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

NO SCHOOL, but meet at Landlubber's for SPHS Band Night!!!!  A portion of proceeds from the sales that evening will go back to SPHS Band/Guard!  But, but you must present the flyer to the waiter/waitress at time of ordering, so watch for the flyer to come home with your student THIS WEEK.


Upcoming news...watch for info regarding All County Auditions


SPHS Band/Guard Awards Banquet

THURSDAY, May 19, 2005

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Jacaranda Country Club

$30.00 per person

Chicken, Beef, & Fish entrees served at Buffet or Carving Station


Have a great week!  Holly Stewart   hollyj1224@aol.com