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Risley Music Updates and Upcoming Events

posted Apr 14, 2017, 1:46 PM by Amy Maldonado   [ updated Apr 14, 2017, 1:49 PM ]
        FUNDRAISER: A big thank you to the students parents and guardians who supported our fundraiser by                     selling candy bars.  We have collected over $6000 in sales.  Approximately 50% stays with the Risley Music             Program.  We still have to pay for the prizes and we have to deduct money that hasn't been turned in.  We will          continue to work on collecting the outstanding money.
          FUNDRAISER TOP SELLERS AND PRIZES:  
            TOP SELLERS:  
            1. David Vandresser- $630  
            2. Caleb Smith- $450,  
            3. Camillia Aguerro- $270.  
            The DeVries Brothers, Jeremy and Anton, combined- $480,
            The Casados Brothers, Phillip and Chance, combined- $300

                T-SHIRTS: 
  • Students who sold 1 box ($60) or more receive a Music T-shirt free, I am getting their sizes during music classes.
  • Students who sold $30 can get their t-shirt for 1/2 price- $5.  I have the order forms in class, they must be paid for in advance, the deadline for ordering is Friday 4/21.
  • Students (or anyone else) who did not sell chocolate can purchase a t-shirt for $10.  I have the order forms in class, they must be paid for in advance, the deadline for ordering is Friday 4/21.
  • I am planning on the t-shirts arriving before the Apple Blossom Parade so that the students can wear them to the awards gathering at the end of the parade.
  • Click here for a  t-shirt order form .  The t-shirts are black.​​
V.R. HEADSETS OR GIFT CARD PRIZES:
  • Students who sold 3 boxes ($180) will receive the a V.R. Headset or $10 Gift Card prize.  I should have these prizes for the students by next Friday 4/21.
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UPCOMING EVENTS:
  • DRUM LINE PRACTICES: M, W, F - 7:30AM
  • MARCHING BAND AND COLOR GUARD PRACTICES: Tues & Thurs 7:15AM until 4/27, then from Monday 5/1through Thursday 5/4 everyday at 7:15AM. NO PRACTICE ON FRIDAY 5/5- (Cinco de Mayo- no school).
    • Full participation in before school practices and in school practices is required to be eligible for the Apple Blossom Parade on Saturday, May 6th in Canon City.

  • WHAT: BLOSSOM FESTIVAL PARADE

    WHO:  MARCHING BAND AND COLOR GUARD STUDENTS

    DATE: SATURDAY, MAY 6, 2017

    TIME:  Meet in the Risley Staff Parking Lot at 11:15AM. The buses leave at 11:45 sharp. The parade starts at 1:00 in Canon City. Risley starts marching at 1:45. We are near the end of the parade.

    CLOTHING:  MARCHING UNIFORM (WHITE, LONG-SLEEVE, BUTTON-UP WHITE SHIRT; SOLID BLACK KHAKI PANTS; BLACK SOCKS; BLACK SHOES. / Optional music T-Shirt under white button-up shirt.

    DETAILS:


    • WHAT: CINCO DE MAYO PARADE

      WHO:  MARCHING BAND AND COLOR GUARD STUDENTS

      DATE: SUNDAY, MAY 7, 2017

      TIME:  Meet in the Risley Staff Parking Lot at 9:15AM. The parade starts at 10:00AM AT 8TH & MONUMENT.

      CLOTHING:  MARCHING UNIFORM (WHITE, LONG-SLEEVE, BUTTON-UP WHITE SHIRT; SOLID BLACK KHAKI PANTS; BLACK SOCKS; BLACK SHOES. / Optional music T-Shirt under white button-up shirt.

      DETAILS: Students should eat before they come. They may bring snacks to eat on the bus ride.


    WHAT: RISLEY BANDS AND CHOIR CONCERT
    WHO:  ALL MUSIC STUDENTS
    DATE: TUESDAY, May 25, 2017
    TIME:   6:00PM
    CALL TIME:  5:30PM
    WHERE: RISLEY CAFETORIUM,
    CLOTHING:  ALL - REGULAR SCHOOL UNIFORM; JAZZ BAND - BLACK KAHKI PANTS & RED POLO SHIRT
    DETAILS: REQUIRED
    • WHAT: JAZZ BAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS TOUR

      WHO: JAZZ BAND STUDENTS

      DATE: MONDAY, May 15, 2017

      TIME:   8:30AM TO 2:30PM

      WHERE: RISLEY- TO BACA, BRADFORD, LUNCH, PARKVIEW

      CLOTHING:  BLACK KAHKI PANTS & RED POLO SHIRT

      DETAILS: ONLY STUDENTS WHO FULLY PARTICIPATE IN CLASS WILL ELIGIBLE FOR THIS FIELDTRIP. STUDENTS COME TO SCHOOL AT THE REGULAR TIME. BUSES WILL LEAVE THE SCHOOL AT 8:30. STUDENTS BRING MONEY TO BUY LUNCH AT A FAST FOOD RESTAURANT (TBD). STUDENTS RETURN TO SCHOOL AT 2:30 AND ARE DISMISSED AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL DAY.