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The Collinsville HS Band Boosters

Collinsville, Oklahoma
August 26, 2008
The Crimson Gazette
CHS Band Booster Sept. Newsletter
Submitted by Lillian Elmore
A publication of Collinsville High School Band Vol. 3 No. 1 Sept. 2008

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Copyright 2008 -- Collinsville, Oklahoma

I hope everyone got to attend the Band Preview Night last night, August 25. Not only did you get to hear our awesome Crimson Cadets, but you also had a chance to sign up for our regular booster membership and corporate booster membership. There were also orders taken for the 2009 Crimson Cadet red t-shirt and ‘Home of a Crimson Cadet’ signs. It’s not too late to become a Band Booster or Corporate Band Booster member, just show up to our next meeting, September 9 at 7:00pm in the band room, or for more information regarding the Corporate Boosters contact Eric Whaley at 918-698-1427. For information regarding the t-shirts or signs contact Angie Storm at 371-3632.

Band Boosters: You must be a Band Booster member in order to vote on important issues regarding the band. The cost is $5 per person. Please become a member and get involved. You’ll be very glad you did.

Corporate Booster: Open to any person(s) interested in becoming corporate sponsors. Sponsor will receive our newsletter to keep informed of all of our membership meetings and if they meet certain criteria, can be a voting member. In addition, the sponsor would receive a card good for two (2) burger baskets at all of the home varsity football games and their name will be listed on our food trailer. The price of this membership is $100.

2008-2009 Student Leaders

Drum Major-------Cameron Storm

Section Leaders

Guard: Kelci Lewis & Jennifer Lutz

Flute: Stephanie Elmore & Casey Collins

Clarinet: Jasmine Mejia & Paisley Eberle

Saxophone: Landon Whaley & Avery Richburg

Trumpet: Jonathon Sirmon

Mellophone: Allie Raper

Trombone: Josh Bertus & Jason Johndrow

Tuba: Blake Stites

Baritone: Kody Compton

Front Ensemble: Cassie Hewett & Gavin Rose

Precussion: Michael Kirwin & Tyler Fellinger

Welcome New Band Directors:

We would like to welcome two new band directors to the Collinsville Band Program this year:
Mr. Richard Newhart comes to us from the Adair band program to fill our Assistant Band Director position and Dr. Bruce Roberts is our new Percussion Specialist from the University of Arkansas. I know they will be a wonderful addition to our band!

2008-2009 Directors
Director-------------------------------------------Ron Lewis
Assistant Director--------------------Richard Newhart
Percussion Specialist------------Dr. Bruce Roberts
Color Guard-----------------------------------Gina Lewis

2008-2009 Band Booster Officers
President---------------------------James Fellinger
Vice President-------------------------Eric Whaley
Secretary---------------------------Becky Richburg
Treasurer--------------------------------Sharon Kirwin
Public Relations-----------------------Lillian Elmore

Previous Coverage:
Thanks to Doug’s Grill, one of our Corporate Boosters, for the donation of a commercial grade coffee pot for our concession stand!
Amish Jam/Jellies
There are still some jars left. If you are interested in purchasing one or more jars of jam, please contact Lillian Elmore at 637-7428.
Fall Schedule 2008-2009

September 5 Mannford Football Game Home
September 12 Hilldale Football Game Away
September 19 Skiatook Football Game Home
September 26 Catoosa Football Game Away
September 27 MARCHING CONTEST-Owasso

October 3 Homecoming Game against Locust Grove
October 4 MARCHING CONTEST-Renegade Review
October 10 Grove Football Game Away
October 15 OSSAA Marching Contest-Skiatook
October 16 Jay Football Game Home
October 24 McClain Football Game Away
October 25 OBA MARCHING CONTEST- Jenks High School
October 31 Vinita Football Game Home

November 7 Oologah Football Game Away

Early Halloween?
Angie Storm, Eric Whaley & James Fellinger