UPDATE:Thanks to all the great bands and the army of CDS volunteers that made this invitational such a great success! Results are available at the ABODA site.
Corona del Sol Marching Band is proud to host our second annual ABODA Invitational on Saturday, October 15th! Spectators use Knox Rd parking lot. Volunteers use Rural Rd parking lot. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children aged 6-13 and High School students. A total of 19 bands will be performing. Full schedule is available here.
CDS Parents: the success of this event can only happen with your help! We need volunteers for the day of the event in all areas: logistics, band hosts, hydration, etc., both Adult and Student Volunteers. We also have a need for donations (chips, soda, water, etc) and items to be borrowed (EZ-Up canopies, tables, chairs, etc). To sign up as an adult volunteer, or to donate an item, please see our online signup. Student volunteers can sign up here.
We are looking forward to seeing the bands, spectators and volunteers at the CdS Invitational. This amazing day starts with our awesome volunteers!
Also, you can pre-order invitational tickets and t-shirts at our online store.
Our annual poinsettia sale has started. Students will be selling red poinsettias as a fundraiser for their individual accounts. Orders will be collected through October 30, and the plants be available for pick up after the December concert (right at the front of the stage). Help individual students save for future band expenses while decorating your home for the holidays!
For more information, please see the order form, which is available here.
It's always movie time! Earn money for your student's band account by selling Harkins gift cards and loyalty cups! The gift cards will be sold for $25.00 each, and the loyalty cups will be sold for $5.25 each -- a percentage of which will be placed in the student's account. Order forms with payment are due by Nov. 18th and can be turned in to Mr. DuPlessis or Emily Manning (see order form for details).
The Aztec Marching Band will be competing at the BOA Regionals in Long Beach, CA from Friday, Oct. 28th through Sunday, Oct. 30th. Payment for the trip ($375) is due on Thursday, Sept. 1. More information, including payment details, can be found in the detailed itinerary.
During the school year (particularly during Marching Band season) there are often a wide variety of activities that Boosters can help out with. Here is an updated list of current volunteer opportunities:
- Hydration Team (Football games) Help keep the kids hydrated at games.
- Bus riders (For parents who have been cleared by the district).
- Uniform Check-In (Also for parents who have been cleared by the district).
- Invitational Lots of help will be needed for the CDS Invitational on October 15th.
Check out our Square Store, which will allow you to pay online for various Booster items, Band Booster memberships, and other awesome stuff!
We like to keep in touch with our awesome boosters. Toward that end, most of the information you need to know can be found at this website (particularly the Gmail calendar on the right) as well as our occasional e-mails. We also like to use Twitter and Facebook from time to time for news, quick reminders, etc. If you think that you are not receiving e-mails, please first check your spam folder (or "promotions" tab in Gmail), and if you're still having issues, please try our e-mail sign-up form.