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Beginner Band Fair to be April 16

April 13, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/16/2011 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

The Aledo Band Boosters will host the McAnally Intermediate School Beginner Band Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 16 at the Aledo High School Cafeteria.

The come-and-go event will allow prospective band members to see which instrument they are best suited for, and once a child finds the right instrument, he or she can sign up for band on the spot.

Percussion will have to take a test that will cover several aspects including coordination and time keeping.

Band directors point out that the most popular instruments will fill up first. Due to instrumental needs in middle school and high school bands, there are certain percentages allowed of people who play each instrument. Instrument selection will be first-come, first served.
Students who are unable to attend the band fair will have another testing opportunity at a later date.

For more information, call McAnally Band Director Michael Robinson at 817-441-9327, e-mail mrobinson@aledo.k12.tx.us or visit www.mcanallyband.com.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, August 28

  • AHS Varsity at Volleypalozza Varsity Tournament through Aug. 30, times TBA

  • AHS JV at Joshua, 4:00 p.m.

Friday, August 29

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Fort Worth Academy, 5:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Cedar Park at Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Granbury Cornerstone at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

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