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    FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 27 & 28, 2018

    Please return the attached information by Friday, April 13th!

    We are proud to announce that Prairie View will once again be the host of the Illinois Grade School Music Association State Band Festival on Friday & Saturday, April 27th & 28th. The festival is open to the public so please invite your friends and family to come listen to our performance! It is a great feeling to see friendly faces in the audience during a band festival. Please be aware that in accordance with the Illinois Grade School Music Association, there will be a $1.00 admission charge for all attending the performance. The Symphonic Band performs at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 28th. Band Members are to arrive to Prairie View at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 28th, dressed in full band uniform including; black uniform shoes, black socks or nylons, and cleaned & pressed tuxedo shirt. Report to the Band Room. Even though we are hosting this contest we must abide by the rules of the I.G.S.M.A.. While in the homeroom we must keep the noise level down to a minimum and there is no playing of instruments. When moving through the hallways, there is to be no talking. We must provide a good example to the other groups that will be in attendance. After our performance, we will go back to the band room to put instruments away then proceed to the cafeteria for the posting of our score. Please bring enough money for food and souvenirs. You are free to go home after our performance.


    8:30 Arrive to Prairie View, report to Band Room dressed in full uniform. All band members sit in their seats to go over final details. 9:25 Warm-up and Tune-up in Warm-up Room.

    10:00 Symphonic Band Performance in Gym 10:40 After our performance, go back to band room, put instruments away

    quietly and proceed to cafeteria for food & score posting. After our score is posted you are free to go home and enjoy the day.

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    KIRBY SCHOOL DISTRICT 140 Tinley Park, Illinois FIELD TRIP PERMISSION FORM Dear Parent or Legal Guardian: Field trips of educational value are planned by our staff during the school year as a supplement to the regular classroom program. We are planning a field trip, described below, which we feel will be beneficial to your child. Please indicate whether or not your child has your permission to participate. Please complete the lower portion of this form and return the form to the school. A school nurse may not be available to give personal nursing attention to students when off-campus on field trips. I understand that any medication specified by physicians order may be administered to my child by a designated adult in accordance with the instructions of the physician. DESCRIPTION OF FIELD TRIP Destination: I.G.S.M.A State Festival at Prairie View Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018 Pupil's Cost: $5 - $10 for food & souvenirs Time of Departure: 8:30 a.m.. Students arrive to Prairie View Approximate Time of Return: 11:00 a.m Means of Transportation No travel Pupils will be accompanied by: Mr. Forlenza & Chaperones SIGNATURE OF TEACHER SCHOOL

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ PARENT'S OR GUARDIAN'S PERMISSION I do do not give my permission for to participate in the field trip described below: (NAME OF CHILD) Destination: State Festival @ Prairie View Date of Field Trip: Saturday, April 28, 2018 Signature of Parent Address Home Telephone Number Telephone # (Where parent can be reached on day of the trip)

    My child will require medication during the period of this trip. Yes No If yes, it is understood that the teacher will either administer medication or make arrangements to administer medication, as needed.

    We need parent volunteers for both days of the festival! Please sign & return the volunteer form in this packet

    Your help would be greatly appreciated!

    Teacher(s) Request Chaperone: o Yes o No If Yes, would you be able to chaperone? o Yes * o No *If you checked "Yes", the teacher will contact you only if needed.

    Please return this form by Friday, April 13th!

  • District 140 Band Parent Organization

    Adult Volunteers Needed!!

    Volunteers are needed for the upcoming IGSMA State Organization Festival that will be held at

    Prairie View on Friday & Saturday, April 27th & 28th, 2018.

    Our Symphonic, Concert and Cadet Bands are performing at this event

    along with other area bands. This is a very important festival for our district and our bands!

    The Band Parents will need approximately 30 parents per shift

    in the areas of Uniforms, Concessions, Admissions, Gym Set Up,

    and Hallway, Gym, and Warm-Up Room Monitors.

    Your help is vital to the success of this contest.

    The available shifts are:

    FRIDAY EVENING Shift 1: 3:30 PM 6:45 PM

    Shift 2: 6:45 PM 10:00 PM

    SATURDAY Shift 1: 7:15 AM to 12:15 PM

    Shift 2: 12:15 PM to 5:00 PM

    Please contact Dave Cunico, President, Dist. 140 Band Parents,

    Phone - 708-446-0646 or email

    with your shift choice and assignment preference.

    You may also return the bottom portion of this letter

    to your childs band director.


    Thank you in advance for your support!


    Parent Name ________________________________________________

    Phone ____________________ Email ___________________________

    The available shifts are:

    FRIDAY EVENING Shift 1: 3:30 PM 6:45 PM

    Shift 2: 6:45 PM 10:00 PM

    SATURDAY Shift 1: 7:15 AM to 12:15 PM

    Shift 2: 12:15 PM to 5:00 PM

  • District 140 Band Parent Organization Dear Band Parents, The District 140 Band Parents are hosting the IGSMA State Festival this year at Prairie View Middle School on Friday and Saturday, April 27th & 28th. We are asking parents to donate beverages and store bought baked goods that will be sold during the competition. We are asking each band student to contribute a 12 pack of soda or water and baked goods based on their sections.

    The baked goods need to be store bought and contain no nuts or nut products. We ask that you package these items at home in ziplock sandwich bags to sell as individual servings. For example; one brownie or two medium sized chocolate chip cookies per bag. All food and beverage donations are to be dropped off at Prairie View on Thursday, April 26th, between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. If you cannot drop off your donations during this time, please email Dave Cunico to make other arrangements.

    Please return the form below to your childs band director before Friday, April 20th

    If you have any questions, call Dave Cunico, 708-446-0646 or email at

    Thank you for your assistance!

    IGSMA Contest Concessions Donation Please Print

    Students Name ___________________________________________________________________ Instrument _______________________________________________________________________ Parents Name ____________________________________________________________________ Phone Number ___________________________________________________________________

    Please return this form to your childs band director before Friday, April 20th

    Section Donation Requested Clarinets Trumpets 12 pack of Coke or Pepsi and baked goods

    Flutes 12 pack of Sprite or 7-Up and baked goods French Horns Bassoons Tubas Baritones

    12 pack of Diet Coke or Diet Pepsi and baked goods

    Saxophones Trombones Percussion Bass Clarinets

    12 pack of .5 liter bottles of water and baked goods

  • Please complete and return with your $10.00 payment by Friday, April 20th Please make checks payable to District 140 Band Parents Association

    Name _________________________________________________________

    Orders are due Friday, April 20th

    Shout Out Ads are where parents, family and friends can post personal messages of encouragement to individual band members or to the entire band. Band members may also purchase ads individually, in groups or within their instrument sections. The cost is $10.00 per ad and will appear in the State Festival program as well as the Spring Band Concert Programs.

    Orders are due Tuesday, December 1st.

    Sample Ads:




    Cindy, You are doing great!



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