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HBA News & Notes

As of July 14, 2024

Follow the HBA’s Facebook Page and Instagram Account for handy event links and reminders. You can find the Band Calendar on the HBA website:  https://www.hamptonbands.org/ or in CutTime : Login · Cut Time (gocuttime.com).

 
In This Update​​

Happening this week

Monday, July 15

Uniform Fitting, HHS, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Color Guard Practice, HHS,  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Percussion Rehearsal, HHS, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tuesday, July 16

Uniform Fitting, HHS, 9:00 am -3:00 pm

Color Guard Practice, HHS, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Percussion Rehearsal, HHS, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wednesday, July 17

Uniform Fitting, HHS, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Brass and Woodwind rehearsal, HHS Lot, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday, July 18

Uniform Fitting, HHS, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Color Guard Practice, HHS, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other important items

  • Check list for 2024-2025 Season

  • Uniform Fitting Sign up

  • Kennywood Ticket Sales

  • Show Shirt Order form

  • Trailer Clean up sign up

  • Committee & Volunteer Sign up

  • 2024-2025 Calendar of events

  • HBA Spirit Wear Store 

  • Future Events

 

Checklist for Marching Band 2024-25

Register for Fair Share Payment and store items - by July 8th - now over due

2 options for registering:

Google Form + Check

Online Payment - Square 

 

Submit T-shirt size using Google Form - by July 8th - now overdue

2024 Show Shirt Order Form 

 

Instrument Loan Agreement - if using a school instrument or all percussion members(complete Form and submit with $45 check to HTSD) Due by July 8 - now over due

Instrument Loan Agreement

 

Complete Medical Form (a physical copy) due by July 29

Complete Membership Contract (a physical copy) due by July 29

Both documents here: Medical Form and Membership Contract

 

Complete Sign Up Genius for Volunteer Requirements 

Committee and Volunteer Sign up

 

Schedule Uniform Fitting Appointment (for instrumentalists only, guard fit at rehearsal, dance team coach will handle for new members)  Due by July 14 please sign up now

Uniform Sign Up Genius

 

Communicate conflicts in a timely manner to Mr. Himmler (and/or Ms. Nowak, Mrs. Bacher, Mr. Houck).  See grading policy in the Band Manual.

Band Trip Contract available Tuesday, July 31 during Band Parent Meeting at 7pm, High School Auditorium

Band Trip Contract and First Payment Due on August 20, 2024 - $200 payable to Campbell Bus and Tour

 

Uniform Fittings

Uniform fittings will begin this week.  Please enter the front of the building and come back to the choir room.  Be sure to wear similar clothing you will wear under your uniform for the marching season, and bring your marching shoes.  If you ordered new ones, we will have them for you at your fitting.  

If you still have not signed up please see the link below

Uniform Sign Up Genius

 

Kennywood Ticket sales

We have received our Kennywood tickets, we will be selling them during Uniform fittings starting July 15.  Tickets will be sold for $35, and are good all season until September 14.  Tickets will be available on a first come first serve basis.  Band Students do not need to purchase a ticket, these are for any additional friends and family that will be coming to see them march in the Fall Fantasy parade on August 3.  Payments can be cash or made out to the HBA for $35

Show Shirt Required Information and Additional Orders

 

Every student needs to fill out the required information at the top of this form.  You will input your size here for your band shirt that will be worn under the band uniform at every performance, as well as other dates throughout the year, and is included with the price of your student's Fair Share payment.  All students in Marching Band should complete this form, including members of the Color Guard and Dance Team.

Additionally, you may choose to order a spare shirt or shirts for other members of your family.  There is a picture showing your options and the shirts can be ordered below.  Checks for these shirts should be written out to HBA and sent to practice for Mr. Himmler or mailed to Trisha Webb at 2536 Wickline Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044.

 

This is the only time that the 2024 Show Shirt will be available to purchase and the order form will be active through July 8th, closing at midnight.   General Spirit Wear orders can be placed anytime through Waterfront Embroidery by visiting our website hamptonbands.org 

Questions? Email Marla Capsambelis at president@hamptonbands.org

2024 Show Shirt Order Form 

 

Trailer Clean up

We are looking for a few helpers to assist with cleaning and painting the trailer this summer.  Please see the sign up below.  If you have any questions please contact Adam Sprankle, VP Operations VPOperations@HamptonBands.org

Trailer Clean up Sign up

 

Committee Chair & Volunteer Sign-Up

It is time to sign up for General Committee Chair & Volunteer Sign-Up for the 2024-2025 Season.  Please see the link below. Review the attachments in the Sign up Genius for the full Volunteer Policy, which also includes a complete listing of all Committee Chairs and volunteer options.  If you have any questions, please contact Sherry Colonna, vpperonnel@hamptonbands.org

Committee and Volunteer Sign up

 

2024-2025 HBA Calendar of Events

Check the Charms/Cut Time Calendar frequently for updates and event details.

All dates are subject to change

  • July 29-August 2 and August 5-9: Band Camp (August 9: Band Camp Picnic)

  • August 3: Kennywood Parade

  • August 3: Band Pictures

  • August 9: Parent Preview

  • August 12-14 and August 19&20: Full Marching Band Rehearsal (6:00pm-9:00pm)

  • Mondays beginning August 26: Brass, Woodwinds, and Percussion Rehearsal (6:30pm-9:00pm)

  • Tuesdays beginning August 27*: Dance Team Rehearsal (3:30pm-5:00pm)

  • Tuesdays beginning August 27*: Color Guard Rehearsal (6:00pm-9:00pm)

  • Thursdays beginning August 24*: Full Marching Band Rehearsal (6:30pm-9:00pm)

*See Charms Calendar for changes to weekly rehearsal schedule.

  • August 15: Hoagie Sale #1 Orders Due (August 24: Build/Delivery)

  • August 23: Home Football Game vs. Pgh. Obama/Sci-Tech 

  • August 24: Hoagie Build Day

  • August 30: Band Trip Financial Contract and Payment 1 ($200) Due

  • August 30: Home Football Game vs. Armstrong

  • September 6: Home Football Game vs. Shaler

  • September 7: Mattress Fundraiser

  • September 13: Home Football Game vs. Upper St. Clair (Middle School Night)

  • September 14: PIMBA Competition @ Deer Lakes

  • September 20: Away Football Game @ Chartiers Valley (Pep Band Only)

  • September 21: AV Festival @ North Hills

  • September 26: Hoagie Sale #2 Orders Due (October 5: Build Day)

  • September 27: Home Football Game vs. McKeesport (Homecoming)

  • October 4: Away Football Game @. Indiana (Pep Band Only)

  • October 5: Hoagie Build Day #2

  • October 11: Away Football Game @ Knock

  • October 18: Home Football Game vs. Mars (Senior Night)

  • October 19: PIMBA Competition @ Baldwin

  • October 25:  Away Football Game @ West Mifflin

  • October 26: PIMBA Championships @ Gateway

  • November 7: Hoagie Sale #3 Orders Due (November 16: Build Day)

  • November 11: Pittsburgh Veterans Day Parade

  • November 16: Hoagie Build Day #3

  • November 22: Band Banquet

  • November 22: Band Trip Payment # 2 ($428) Due

  • December 7: Holiday Extravaganza (December 6: Setup Day)

  • December 10: Holiday Band Concert

  • January 16: Hoagie Sale #4 (January 25: Build Day)

  • January 23-25: PIMBA District Band (at Hampton)

  • January 25: Hoagie Build Day #4

  • January  31: Band Trip Payment Final Payment Due ($427)

  • March 6: HS Band Concert

  • March 13-16: St. Patrick’s Day Trip to Chicago

  • May 15: Spring Band Concert

  • May 22: Hoagie Sale #5 Orders due (May 31: Build Day)

  • May 26: Hampton Community Memorial Day Ceremony

 

Hampton Band Spirit Wear Store is Always Open!

Our store has recently been updated!

Waterfront Embroidery has put together a wide selection of shirts, hoodies, jackets, hats, bags, and more—over 200 things to pick from!  You can choose between Marching Band, Dance Team, and Color Guard for many of the items.  

Hampton Band Wear Spirit Wear Store

 

Future Events (all dates/events are subject to change)

  • Summer Color Guard rehearsals being June 3 then every Monday and Thursday - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Summer percussion rehearsals begin June 10, 5:00 pm  - 9:00 pm

 

More dates are available on the Charms/CutTime Calendar.

Thank you,

HBA 2024/2025 Board Members (and general duties)

 

Hampton Bands Facebook Page

HBA Website

HBA Pictures and Videos

Important Files & Links

Charms Login

(Parents/Students School Code = hamptonbands)

Remember to update emails/phone numbers for both students and parents.

Google Play

Links to Download/Install the Band App

(Code for Hampton Talbot Marching Band = Minus One)

This app is used as an alternate form of communication by Mr. Himmler and the other staff.

Google Play

App Store

This email has been sent via Charms Office Assistant on behalf of:

Hampton Band
2929 McCully Rd
Allison Park, PA 15101

Hampton Band Spirit Wear Store is Always Open!

Our store has recently been updated!

Waterfront Embroidery has put together a wide selection of shirts, hoodies, jackets, hats, bags, and more—over 200 things to pick from!  You can choose between Marching Band, Dance Team, and Color Guard for many of the items.  

Hampton Band Wear Spirit Wear Store

Information about the HBA board can be found on the Contact page

Other News

 

Donations to the Hampton Band Association

Did you know you can donate directly to the Hampton Band Association via credit card?  Although donations in cash or checks were always accepted by mailing them to the Hampton Band Association at 2929 McCully Road, Allison Park, PA 15101, donations by credit card can now be made.  As a 501c3 Tax Exempt Charitable Organization, the Hampton Band Association appreciates any donations, and will provide a receipt for tax purposes as well.  To donate by credit card, please click HERE.

Shop and Save Perks

Thank you for your ongoing support of this program!  We just recently crossed the $1000 mark for donations from Shop and Save so thank you for being a part of the Perks program.

 

If you are a regular at Shop and Save (or even just an occasional shopper) and have a Perks card, please consider linking your account to the Hampton Marching Band. We earn points when you shop and receive gift cards to use in the store. Those gift cards helped to pay for food for the Band Picnic, the Homecoming Picnic, and other events. If you are interested you can find the form here: Shop & Save Perks Program

More info on Shop n Save Program

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