LHSGBOPC General Meeting
In attendance…Tina Martucci, Cory Daily, Nikki Giannaras, Colleen Weaver, Allen Frank, Bill Lennox
Welcome to everyone! I want to take a moment to thank everyone for reaching out during a very difficult time in my life. My husband passed away two weeks ago, and it has been hard. Thanks to all of you for being there for our family. I want to thank everyone for the calls, texts, checks, and good will. Nikki will now talk about the minutes from the last meeting.
Hello! Are there any questions about the minutes from the last meeting? (No questions) Two votes passed the minutes.
Gertrude Hawk Candy
Online quota was updated November 1st. If your balance is $0…your fair share has been deducted. Call Meg with questions. Winter flowers will be delivered on December 11 in the Science Lot.
Any questions concerning the Treasurer’s Report? (No questions)
Question…Can we know in advance when there are gigs so that our kids can be prepared?
Kids were told about the ceremony at the Sands Casino way in advance. I will try to post things for parents because kids sometimes don’t tell their parents.
I want to shout out Mr. Lennox for the Social Media presence! The word that is out in the community is awesome! Thank you! Also…Mr. Lennox is now engaged! Congrats!
Marching season was awesome! Thank you so very much for all of the band parents that helped during the marching season! We appreciate everything that was donated and all of the help and support. Thank you! It was a great season!
A lot of the focus now goes to the orchestra. If your child is in choir or orchestra…there are 8 rehearsals left.
Concert is two days…12/17 and 12/19.
Tuxes and gowns are being fitted for the concert. Choir is already done. Orchestra should be done by Thursday. All the kids need are black shoes. Everything else is provided.
Orchestra…Early morning rehearsals will start on 12/2 at 7 AM. It may be just sectionals. We will let you know. Practice will only be on orchestra days.
We had some Pipers playing for Veteran’s Day Ceremonies, etc. We appreciate their hard work and dedication.
Concert band has started. No early morning rehearsals for band right now. We will let you know when rehearsals start up again. We put an all-call out to the students because we are in need of tuba players for next year. If you know anyone who is interested in playing tuba….please let us know.
This evening, we met with Stu Wamington via Zoom. He will be coming 4/3-4/9 in order to help the drummers/percussion students rehearse for the concert. There may be an evening when the parents can meet Stu as well.
Question…Is the concert going to be in the auditorium? Yes. We will probably use every other row and balcony like was done during the school play. The spring concert may look different as well. We will try our best to get as many people to attend the concert as well.
Question…How much does a uniform cost? Each regular uniform is between $700-$1,000. Then it goes up from there for the Pipers and any specialty uniforms. We are up for new uniforms next year. We are looking to buy some good quality synthetic bear skin hats.
Question…Will we be buying any larger uniforms for the kids? We need to take into consideration that not all kids are a size 6. We need uniforms to fit our kids. We need taller and bigger uniforms. It is cool that our uniforms are like the Queen’s Military…but general sizing needs to be thought about when fitting the students. We hope to get bigger sizes to fit all students.
Next meeting is 12/14. That is the week of the concert.
We are almost finished handing out orchestra and choir uniforms for the concert.