July 20, 2015
July 13, 2015
June 29, 2015
June 19, 2015
June 8, 2015
June 1, 2015
May 17, 2015
May 10, 2015
May 3, 2015
April 26, 2015
April 19, 2015
April 12, 2015
April 8, 2015 – Special Edition (Wind Ensemble selected to perform at Midwest!)
April 5, 2015
March 29, 2015
March 22, 2015
March 18, 2015 – Special Edition (BA Indoor Send-Off Performance)
March 14, 2015
March 11, 2015 – Special Edition (Pride Banquet Information)
March 9, 2015
March 5, 2015 – Special Edition (Schedule Adjustments due to Weather)
March 3, 2015 – Special Edition (BA Indoor Percussion WGPO Union Mock Regional Itinerary)
March 1, 2015
February 27, 2015 – Special Edition (Inclement Weather Cancels BA Indoor and Colorguard Training)
February 26, 2015 – Special Edition (Band Parent Officer Election and Application)
February 25, 2015 – Special Edition (BA Indoor Schedule Clarification)
February 23, 2015
February 17, 2015
February 8, 2015
February 2, 2015
January 26, 2015
January 19, 2015
January 15, 2015 – Special Edition (Bond Overview with Dr. Mendenhall and Band Parent Meeting)
January 4, 2015


February 2, 2015

Pride Band Banquet Date – Save the Date!
The Pride Banquet will be held on Friday, MARCH 27 at the Tulsa Renaissance Hotel. Tickets will go on sale beginning February 10th at the next Band Parent Meeting. Ticket Prices and detailed information will be forthcoming.

Upcoming Pep Band Performances
Each of the HS Band Musicians will perform at designated basketball games. Report time is 5:45pm and the games typically finish at approximately 9:30pm

Friday, Feb. 6 – Symphonic Band 2

Indoor Percussion
Rehearsal Schedule for the week:
Monday, 2/2: 5-8 PM
Tuesday, 2/3: 3:30-6:30 PM
Thursday, 2/5: 5-8 PM (with Guard)

Remember, Show Shirt order forms are due TODAY, Monday, February 2nd!

Show Choir Back-Up Band
Flex Schedule this week:
Wednesday, February 4th
Thursday, February 5th

Before-School rehearsal this week (6:45 – BAHS Choir Room):

Monday, 2/2
Tuesday, 2/3
Wednesday, 2/4
Thursday, 2/5
Friday, 2/6

Also, rehearsal this Saturday, 2/7 (10AM-12PM)

Colorguard Training / Auditions
The Broken Arrow Pride is holding training and auditions for Color Guard. There will be six training sessions each Friday beginning February 20th, from 5pm-8pm. Auditions will be held on April 10th and 11th . Cost is $30 payable on the first day. Training and auditions are open to all students grades 8-11. Students should arrive wearing black comfortable clothes suitable for dance. NO previous experience or training is necessary! VETERANS are required to attend training sessions.

Concessions
We still need help for the February games. Please check your calendars for the following dates:
Monday, 2-16
Thursday, 2-19
Monday, 2-23

Email baconcessions@gmail.com for more information.

FUNDRAISING

NEW Facebook page for BA Bands Fundraising and Pride Store activities
This page is for BA Bands Students and Parents only. Please ask to join the page titled FUNDRAISING FOR THE PRIDE OF BROKEN ARROW AND BROKEN ARROW BANDS. Order forms, due dates, when to pick up fundraising items, and when the Pride Store will be open are just some of the things that will be available on this page.

Flag Your Yard Fundraiser!
Support Winter Percussion/Guard and show your Patriotism by getting your yard “FLAGGED”! For more information, click HERE. If you still have questions, contact Cori Aschkenas at BaBandfundraising@gmail.com .

Winter Percussion/Guard Students have started a New Fundraiser for their trip accounts. You can have someone’s yard FLAMINGOED! This is a great way to show someone how much you love them!! Seriously, don’t you wish you could wake up to 30 Pink Flamingos in YOUR front yard? Don’t worry, the birds fly away the next day. If you would like more information on how to Flamingo someone’s yard, please Click Here for an order form.

PRIDE STORE

BA Indoor Percussion Show Shirt Order Forms – ONLY 14 ORDERS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED!!
BA Indoor Percussion Show Shirt Order Forms, found HERE, are due by February 2nd! Don’t miss out on getting your show shirt. You must order your shirt, these are no included in the cost. If you have questions, contact BABandfundraising@gmail.com.

Don’t forget to check out the new pictures that have been uploaded to Dotphoto. Go to pridepictures.dotphoto.com!

If your student didn’t receive a FaceMe patch, they are available in the band office at no charge. Thank you to the Butefish family for providing these for our kids!

Marketing Development
We are looking for buisnesses interested in partnering with BA Bands. Corporate Partnerships are a great way to invest in the Broken Arrow Band Program. We have awesome sponsorship packages available with advertising opportunities. All monies collected through our Partnership Program benefit the General Fund. This fund helps purchase equipment, instruments, uniforms, etc., which benefits all of our kiddos!

Our partnership information is posted on the “Ways to Give” section of our website. our forms are linked at the bottom of this web page. If you need additional information, have suggestions and/or leads, please contact Linda Rhue at development@brokenarrowpride.com.

Upcoming Dates and Events
Feb 6 - Basketball Game - Symphonic Band 1
Feb 10 – Band Parent Meeting
Feb 13-14 – JH All District Band Clinic and Concert @ Union HS
Mar 2 – HS Band Concert 1 – PAC
Mar 3 – HS Band Concert 2 – PAC
Mar 5 – ALL BA Middle School Band Concert – PAC
Mar 7 – OSSAA Solo and Ensemble Contest – Sapulpa HS
Mar 10 – Band Parent Meeting
Mar 27 – Pride Band Banquet
Mar 28 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 9:00-12:00
Mar 30 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 5:30-8:00
Mar 31 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 5:30-8:00
Apr 2 – TCC Concert Band Festival

Volunteer with BA Bands!

Broken Arrow Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities.


January 26, 2015

OMEA Convention and All State Band
Wow!! The All State Concerts at the OMEA Convention this past Saturday were amazing! Congratulations to all of our BA Band “All Staters” that participated in these prestigious ensembles.

Tram Le - Piccolo Wind Ensemble – 1st Chair
Rebecca Peck - Flute Symphonic Band – 4th Chair
Madison Fleming - E flat Clarinet Symphonic Band – 1st Chair
Noah Bagley - Clarinet Wind Ensemble – 1st Chair
Sarah Cox - Clarinet Orchestra – 3rd Chair
Kacie Brown - Alto Saxophone Wind Ensemble – 2nd Chair
Braden Geggie - Bassoon Symphonic Band – 1st Chair
Jack Thompson - French Horn Wind Ensemble – 5th Chair
John Zarubin - French Horn Symphonic Band – 1st Chair
Joe Tapper - French Horn Symphonic Band – 2nd Chair
Evan Root - Trombone Orchestra – 3rd Chair
Emily Goodwin - Trombone Symphonic Band – 4th Chair
Jon Kimbrough - Euphonium Symphonic Band – 4th Chair
Carter Loud - Tuba Wind Ensemble – 1st Chair
Caleb Posey - Percussion Symphonic Band – 1st Chair
Mason Rhue - Percussion Orchestra – 4th Chair

Pride Band Banquet Date – Save the Date!
The Pride Banquet will be held on Friday, MARCH 27 at the Tulsa Renaissance Hotel. Tickets will go on sale beginning February 10th at the next Band Parent Meeting. Ticket Prices and detailed information will be forthcoming.

Upcoming Pep Band Performances
Each of the HS Band Musicians will perform at designated basketball games. Report time is 5:45pm and the games typically finish at approximately 9:30pm

Friday, Jan. 30 – Concert Band 1
Saturday, Jan. 31 – Pride Leadership and other (At the BOK Center) Report to BAHS at 6:00pm
Friday, Feb. 6 – Symphonic Band 2

Indoor Percussion 
Rehearsal Schedule for the week:
Monday, 1/26: 5-8 PM
Friday, 1/30: 5-9 PM (with Guard)
Saturday, 1/31: 9 AM-3 PM (with Guard)

UPDATED rehearsal schedule for the week of February 2nd:
Monday, 2/2: 5-8 PM
Tuesday, 2/3: 3:30-6:30 PM
**Thursday, 2/5: 5-8 PM (with Guard)**

**(Saturday, February 7th rehearsal has been re-scheduled to Thursday, February 5th due to conflicts with students attending the Sadie-Hawkins dance)**

Thank you to the parent volunteers who came in this past Saturday night to help paint the tarp!It looks great! We couldn’t have done it without you!

Show Choir Back-Up Band
A quick reminder to those individuals playing in the show choir back-up band that the first before school rehearsal starts this week, Tuesday 1/27 at 6:45 AM in the BAHS Choir Room.

Colorguard Training / Auditions
The Broken Arrow Pride is holding training and auditions for Color Guard. There will be six training sessions each Friday beginning February 20th, from 5pm-8pm. Auditions will be held on April 10th and 11th . Cost is $30 payable on the first day. Training and auditions are open to all students grades 8-11. Students should arrive wearing black comfortable clothes suitable for dance. NO previous experience or training is necessary! VETERANS are required to attend training sessions.

Concessions
Soccer begins February 16th. concessions will open at 5:00pm for the following game dates:
Monday, 2-16
Thursday, 2-19
Monday, 2-23

For more information or to sign up for any of the February soccer games, please email baconcessions@gmail.com.

FUNDRAISING

NEW Facebook page for BA Bands Fundraising and Pride Store activities
This page is for BA Bands Students and Parents only. Please ask to join the page titled FUNDRAISING FOR THE PRIDE OF BROKEN ARROW AND BROKEN ARROW BANDS. Order forms, due dates, when to pick up fundraising items, and when the Pride Store will be open are just some of the things that will be available on this page.

If you would like your yard FLAGGED on President’s Day, the due date for the order form is THIS FRIDAY!!!

Flag Your Yard Fundraiser!
Support Winter Percussion/Guard and show your Patriotism by getting your yard “FLAGGED”! For more information, click HERE. If you still have questions, contact Cori Aschkenas at BaBandfundraising@gmail.com .

Winter Percussion/Guard Students have started a New Fundraiser for their trip accounts. You can have someone’s yard FLAMINGOED! This is a great way to show someone how much you love them!! Seriously, don’t you wish you could wake up to 30 Pink Flamingos in YOUR front yard? Don’t worry, the birds fly away the next day. If you would like more information on how to Flamingo someone’s yard, please Click Here for an order form.

PRIDE STORE

JUST A REMINDER THAT THE FOLLOWING ORDER FORMS ARE DUE BY FRIDAY!
CLASS AAAA NATIONAL CHAMPION T SHIRT
STREET SIGNS
INDOOR PERCUSSION SHOW SHIRTS
PORTRAIT ORDERS

The Pride Store will be open this Friday, January 30th after school. From 2:30 to 5:00 the closet across from the BAHS band room will be open to receive your order forms and pass out any pre-ordered item that hasn’t been picked up!

BA Indoor Percussion Show Shirt Order Forms
BA Indoor Percussion Show Shirt Order Forms, found HERE, are due by February 2nd! Don’t miss out on getting your show shirt. You must order your shirt, these are no included in the cost. If you have questions, contact BABandfundraising@gmail.com.

Brand New National AAAA Champion Shirts!!
Order forms are due in the Band Office no later than January 23rd! Click here for the order form!

2014 Street Signs
2014 Street Sign Order Forms have arrived! Joe Kesterson has outdone himself once again. The Street Signs are GORGEOUS! Just like last year, you can personalize your sign for $5 extra! These orders are not due until January 31st! Order Forms are available here!

Pride Portraits
Pride Portraits will be available for pick up at the band parent meeting this Thursday, January 15th beginning at 5:30.

Don’t forget to check out the new pictures that have been uploaded to Dotphoto. Go to pridepictures.dotphoto.com!

If your student didn’t receive a FaceMe patch, they are available in the band office at no charge. Thank you to the Butefish family for providing these for our kids!

Marketing Development
We are looking for buisnesses interested in partnering with BA Bands. Corporate Partnerships are a great way to invest in the Broken Arrow Band Program. We have awesome sponsorship packages available with advertising opportunities. All monies collected through our Partnership Program benefit the General Fund. This fund helps purchase equipment, instruments, uniforms, etc., which benefits all of our kiddos!

Our partnership information is posted on the “Ways to Give” section of our website. our forms are linked at the bottom of this web page. If you need additional information, have suggestions and/or leads, please contact Linda Rhue at development@brokenarrowpride.com.

Upcoming Dates and Events
Jan 22-24 – OMEA Convention / All State Band Rehearsals and Concert
Feb 10 – Band Parent Meeting
Feb 13-14 – JH All District Band Clinic and Concert @ Union HS
Mar 2 – HS Band Concert 1 – PAC
Mar 3 – HS Band Concert 2 – PAC
Mar 5 – ALL BA Middle School Band Concert – PAC
Mar 7 – OSSAA Solo and Ensemble Contest – Sapulpa HS
Mar 10 – Band Parent Meeting
Mar 27 – Pride Band Banquet
Mar 28 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 9:00-12:00
Mar 30 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 5:30-8:00
Mar 31 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 5:30-8:00
Apr 2 – TCC Concert Band Festival

Volunteer with BA Bands!

Broken Arrow Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities.


January 19, 2015

Solo & Ensemble Entry
Any additional entries to compete in the OSSAA District Solo & Ensemble Contest must be received by your child’s band director. Each student in the HS Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band 1 are required to perform with the assigned Chamber Ensemble. Students wishing to perform a solo must have a piano accompanist and private lesson teacher or band director as their coach to enter this event. The competition is at Sapulpa HS on Saturday, March 7.

OMEA Convention and All State Band – January 22-24
Students that earned a coveted spot in the All OMEA Ensembles (Band, Jazz, and Orchestra) will meet at the downtown Hyatt Hotel on Wednesday evening (January 21). The All OMEA concerts will be held on Saturday at the Tulsa PAC (Band & Orchestra) and the Hyatt hotel (Jazz). An itinerary may be found HERE.

Jr. High All-District Auditions
Congratulations to all of the students that auditioned at the NBDA Jr. High All District Band Auditions!

Upcoming Pep Band Performances
Each of the HS Band Musicians will perform at designated basketball games. Report time is 5:45pm and the games typically finish at approximately 9:30pm

Tuesday, Jan. 20 – Concert Band 2
Friday, Jan. 30 – Concert Band 1
Saturday, Jan. 31 – Pride Leadership and other (At the BOK Center) Report to BAHS at 6:00pm
Friday, Feb. 6 – Symphonic Band 2

Indoor Percussion
Slight adjustments to the schedule for the week (as announced on January 17th):

Monday, 1/19 – 5:00-8:00pm
Tuesday, 1/20 – 3:30-6:30pm
Friday 1/23 – 5:00-9:00pm (with Guard)
Saturday, 1/24 – NO REHEARSAL

Colorguard Training / Auditions
The Broken Arrow Pride is holding training and auditions for Colorguard. There will be six training sessions each Friday beginning February 6th, from 5-8pm. Auditions will be held on March 27th and 28th. Cost is $30 payable on the first day. Training and auditions are open to all students grades 8-11. Students should arrive wearing black, comfortable clothes suitable for dance. NO previous experience or trainings is necessary! VETERANS are required to attend training sessions. The schedule can be found here.

Concessions
Soccer will begin mid February. Please watch eNews for game dates at Tiger Field. This is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested to come and meet us. It’s always a great time! For more information please email baconcessions@gmail.com.

FUNDRAISING

NEW Facebook page for BA Bands Fundraising and Pride Store activities
This page is for BA Bands Students and Parents only. Please ask to join the page titled FUNDRAISING FOR THE PRIDE OF BROKEN ARROW AND BROKEN ARROW BANDS. Order forms, due dates, when to pick up fundraising items, and when the Pride Store will be open are just some of the things that will be available on this page.

Flag Your Yard Fundraiser!
Support Winter Percussion/Guard and show your Patriotism by getting your yard “FLAGGED”! For more information, click HERE. If you still have questions, contact Cori Aschkenas at BaBandfundraising@gmail.com .

Winter Percussion/Guard Students have started a New Fundraiser for their trip accounts. You can have someone’s yard FLAMINGOED! This is a great way to show someone how much you love them!! Seriously, don’t you wish you could wake up to 30 Pink Flamingos in YOUR front yard? Don’t worry, the birds fly away the next day. If you would like more information on how to Flamingo someone’s yard, please Click Here for an order form.

PRIDE STORE

BA Indoor Percussion Show Shirt Order Forms
BA Indoor Percussion Show Shirt Order Forms, found HERE, are due by February 2nd! Don’t miss out on getting your show shirt. You must order your shirt, these are no included in the cost. If you have questions, contact BABandfundraising@gmail.com.

Brand New National AAAA Champion Shirts!!
Order forms are due in the Band Office no later than January 23rd! Click here for the order form!

2014 Street Signs
2014 Street Sign Order Forms have arrived! Joe Kesterson has outdone himself once again. The Street Signs are GORGEOUS! Just like last year, you can personalize your sign for $5 extra! These orders are not due until January 31st! Order Forms are available here!

Pride Portraits
Pride Portraits will be available for pick up at the band parent meeting this Thursday, January 15th beginning at 5:30.

Don’t forget to check out the new pictures that have been uploaded to Dotphoto. Go to pridepictures.dotphoto.com!

If your student didn’t receive a FaceMe patch, they are available in the band office at no charge. Thank you to the Butefish family for providing these for our kids!

Marketing Development
We are looking for businesses interested in partnering with BA Bands. Corporate Partnerships are a great way to invest in the Broken Arrow Band Program. We have awesome sponsorship packages available with advertising opportunities. All monies collected through our Partnership Program benefit the General Fund. This fund helps purchase equipment, instruments, uniforms, etc., which benefits all of our kiddos!

Our partnership information is posted on the “Ways to Give” section of our website. our forms are linked at the bottom of this web page. If you need additional information, have suggestions and/or leads, please contact Linda Rhue at development@brokenarrowpride.com.

Upcoming Dates and Events
Jan 22-24 – OMEA Convention / All State Band Rehearsals and Concert
Feb 10 – Band Parent Meeting
Feb 13-14 – JH All District Band Clinic and Concert @ Union HS
Mar 2 – HS Band Concert 1 – PAC
Mar 3 – HS Band Concert 2 – PAC
Mar 5 – ALL BA Middle School Band Concert – PAC
Mar 7 – OSSAA Solo and Ensemble Contest – Sapulpa HS
Mar 10 – Band Parent Meeting
Mar 28 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 9:00-12:00
Mar 30 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 5:30-8:00
Mar 31 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 5:30-8:00
Apr 2 – TCC Concert Band Festival

Volunteer with BA Bands!

Broken Arrow Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities.


January 11, 2015

School Board Presentation / Band Parent Meeting
A special presentation for Fine Arts patrons will be held on Thursday, January 15 at 6:00pm to inform voters about the upcoming School Bond Election. This presentation by our BAPS Administration will provide an interactive opportunity for our Band Parents to become informed about the Bond proposal, its projects, and the impacts it will have on our school district. We will hold our January Band Parent Meeting following this presentation at 7:00pm.

OMEA Convention and All State Band – January 22-24
Students that earned a coveted spot in the All OMEA Ensembles (Band, Jazz, and Orchestra) will meet at the downtown Hyatt Hotel on Wednesday evening (January 21). The All OMEA concerts will be held on Saturday at the Tulsa PAC (Band & Orchestra) and the Hyatt hotel (Jazz).

NBDA High School All-District Honor Bands

Congratulations to each of our 120+ HS All District Band members that performed in their concert this past Saturday. It is truly remarkable to witness the commitment and dedication of these dedicated band musicians. We are extremely proud of you!

Jr. High All-District Auditions
Auditions for the Jr. High All-District Auditions will take place at Sand Springs’ Boyd Jr. High on Saturday, January 17.

Upcoming Pep Band Performances
Each of the HS Band Musicians will perform at designated basketball games. Report time is 5:45pm and the games typically finish at approximately 9:30pm

Tuesday, Jan. 13 – Wind Ensemble
Friday, Jan. 16 – Symphonic Band 2
Tuesday, Jan. 20 – Concert Band 2
Friday, Jan. 30 – Concert Band 1
Saturday, Jan. 31 – Pride Leadership and other
Friday, Feb. 6 – Symphonic Band 2

Indoor Percussion
We have a very big week of rehearsals with our visual designer to stage the first portion of the show! Please remember to bring your dotbooks/shoelace and pencil; all guard and percussion members are in attendance for rehearsals this week:

Monday, 1/12 – 5:00-9:00
Tuesday, 1/13 – 3:30-7:00 (adjusted)
Wednesday, 1/14 – 3:15-5:30
Saturday, 1/17 – 5:00-9:00

Reminder: the 2nd payment of $200 for member fees is due this Thursday, January 15th; checks can be made out to “Broken Arrow Bands.”

BOND OVERVIEW WITH DR. MENDENHALL AND BAND PARENT MEETING
Please join us for a Bond 2015 Overview with Dr. Mendenhall on January 15th, at 6pm. Dr. Mendenhall will be presenting information regarding the proposed bond and will answer questions. All parents and supporters of Broken Arrow Fine Arts are encouraged to attend. Following this information we will hold the regular band parent meeting.

FUNDRAISING

NEW Facebook page for BA Bands Fundraising and Pride Store activities
This page is for BA Bands Students and Parents only. Please ask to join the page titled FUNDRAISING FOR THE PRIDE OF BROKEN ARROW AND BROKEN ARROW BANDS. Order forms, due dates, when to pick up fundraising items, and when the Pride Store will be open are just some of the things that will be available on this page.

Flag Your Yard Fundraiser!
Support Winter Percussion/Guard and show your Patriotism by getting your yard “FLAGGED”! For more information, click HERE. If you still have questions, contact Cori Aschkenas at BaBandfundraising@gmail.com .

Winter Percussion/Guard Students have started a New Fundraiser for their trip accounts. You can have someone’s yard FLAMINGOED! This is a great way to show someone how much you love them!! Seriously, don’t you wish you could wake up to 30 Pink Flamingos in YOUR front yard? Don’t worry, the birds fly away the next day. If you would like more information on how to Flamingo someone’s yard, please contact BaBandfundraising@gmail.com for an order form.

PRIDE STORE

Brand New National AAAA Champion Shirts!!
Order forms are due in the Band Office no later than January 23rd!  Click here for the order form!

2014 Street Signs
2014 Street Sign Order Forms have arrived! Joe Kesterson has outdone himself once again. The Street Signs are GORGEOUS! Just like last year, you can personalize your sign for $5 extra! These orders are not due until January 31st! Order Forms are available here!

Pride Portraits
Pride Portraits will be available for pick up at the band parent meeting this Thursday, January 15th beginning at 5:30.

BAI Patches
BAI patches will be available for purchase and pick up this Thursday, January 15th beginning at 5:30.

Don’t forget to check out the new pictures that have been uploaded to Dotphoto. Go to pridepictures.dotphoto.com!

Marketing Development
We are looking for businesses interested in partnering with BA Bands. Corporate Partnerships are a great way to invest in the Broken Arrow Band Program. We have awesome sponsorship packages available with advertising opportunities. All monies collected through our Partnership Program benefit the General Fund. This fund helps purchase equipment, instruments, uniforms, etc., which benefits all of our kiddos!

Our partnership information is posted on the “Ways to Give” section of our website. our forms are linked at the bottom of this web page. If you need additional information, have suggestions and/or leads, please contact Linda Rhue at development@brokenarrowpride.com.

 

Upcoming Dates and Events
Jan 15 – School Bond Presentation / Band Parent Meeting
Jan 17 – JH All District Band Audition in Sand Springs
Jan 22-24 – OMEA Convention / All State Band Rehearsals and Concert
Feb 10 – Band Parent Meeting
Feb 13-14 – JH All District Band Clinic and Concert @ Union HS
Mar 2 – HS Band Concert 1 – PAC
Mar 3 – HS Band Concert 2 – PAC
Mar 5 – ALL BA Middle School Band Concert – PAC
Mar 7 – OSSAA Solo and Ensemble Contest – Sapulpa HS
Mar 10 – Band Parent Meeting
Mar 28 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 9:00-12:00
Mar 30 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 5:30-8:00
Mar 31 – 5th Grade Band Fair – BAHS 5:30-8:00
Apr 2 – TCC Concert Band Festival

Volunteer with BA Bands!

Broken Arrow Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities.


January 4, 2015

 

School Board Presentation / Band Parent Meeting
A special presentation for Fine Arts patrons will be held on Thursday, January 15 at 6:00pm to inform voters about the upcoming School Bond Election.  This presentation by our BAPS Administration will provide an interactive opportunity for our Band Parents to become informed about the Bond proposal, its projects, and the impacts it will have on our school district.  We will hold our January Band Parent Meeting following this presentation at 7:00pm.

OMEA Convention and All State Band – January 22-24
Students that earned a coveted spot in the All OMEA Ensembles (Band, Jazz, and Orchestra) will meet at the downtown Hyatt Hotel on Wednesday evening (January 21).  The All OMEA concerts will be held on Saturday at the Tulsa PAC (Band & Orchestra) and the Hyatt hotel (Jazz).

NBDA All-District Honor Bands

The NBDA All-District bands will rehearse and perform in Bartlesville on January 9-10.  Students will meet at BAHS after 1st Period on Friday, January 9.  Students will need to bring money for Lunch and Dinner on Friday and Lunch on Saturday.  The students WILL return to BA on Friday evening after rehearsal and then report again to BAHS on Saturday morning to bus up to Bartlesville for Saturday’srehearsal and Concert.  More detailed information will be provided on the student itinerary that will be sent home with the students on Tuesday.

Jr. High All-District Auditions
Auditions for the Jr. High All-District Auditions will take place at Sand Springs’ Boyd Jr. High on Saturday, January 17.

E-Jazz
E-Jazz Roster has been posted and can be found HERE, under the News section of brokenarrowpride.com.  Our first rehearsal will be Wednesday, January 7th from 3:15-5:00pm in the BAHS Jazz Room.

Indoor Percussion 
We had a great two days of rehearsal this past weekend, learning the first 1:30 of the show!  Rehearsals continue this week:

Monday, 1/5: 5:00 – 8:00
Wednesday, 1/7:  3:15 – 5:30
Thursday, 1/8:  5:00 – 8:00

FUNDRAISING
New Facebook page for BA Bands Fundraising and Pride Store activities.  This pages is for BA Bands Students and Parents only.  Please ask to join the page titled FUNDRAISING FOR THE PRIDE OF BROKEN ARROW AND BROKEN ARROW BANDS.  Order forms, due dates, when to pickup fundraising items, and when the Pride Store will be open are just some of the things that will be available on this page.

NEW FUNDRAISERS COMING SOON!!

BRAND NEW NATIONAL AAAA CHAMPION SHIRTS!!
Order forms are due in the Band Office no later than January 23rd!  Click here for the order form!

Pride Store
2014 Street Sign Order Forms have just arrived!  Joe Kesterson has outdone himself once again.  The Street Signs are GORGEOURS!  Just like last year, you can personalize your sign for $5 extra!  These orders are not due until January 31st.  Order Forms are available here!

Marketing Development
We are looking for businesses interested in partnering with BA Bands.  Corporate Partnerships are a great way to invest in the Broken Arrow Band Program.  We have awesome sponsorship packages available with advertising opportunities.  All monies collected through our Partnership Program benefit the General Fund.  This fund helps purchase equipment, instruments, uniforms, etc., which benefits all of our kiddos!

Our partnership information is posted on the “Ways to Give” section of our website.  our forms are linked at the bottom of this web page.  If you need additional information, have suggestions and/or leads, please contact Linda Rhue at development@brokenarrowpride.com.

Upcoming Dates and Events
Jan 9 – HS All District Band Clinic in Bartlesville – All Day
Jan 10 – HS All District Band Clinic and Concert in Bartlesville
Jan 15 – School Bond Presentation / Band Parent Meeting
Jan 17 – JH All District Band Audition in Sand Springs
Jan 22-24 – OMEA Convention / All State Band Rehearsals and Concert

Volunteer with BA Bands!

Broken Arrow Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities.

Contact Us

Visit the staff page for a listing of staff members and their email addresses.

(918) 259-8550

info@brokenarrowpride.com

1901 E. Albany
Broken Arrow, OK 74012

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