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Bullard High School is located in Fresno, California, and is a member of Fresno Unified School District. Boasting the largest marching band & colorguard in the district, we are over 150 members strong! Our membership is supported by the Bullard Band Backers, a non-profit parent/guardian group responsible for the financial and organizational well-being of the band and colorguard.


 

 




2014 - 2015 BAND SPONSORSHIP PACKET:
 Reach out to the community, family and friends to find sponsors!  This is a great way to show off our Band & Colorguard to the local community and help support YOUR awesome program!  Here's the packet







ANNUAL SILENT AUCTION - LESS THAN 2 WEEKS AWAY!!: The date & location are set - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2014 @ 6 PM at the Windham!!  Here's the flier!

Now it's up to all of you to make it the annual success is has traditionally become!

Start reaching out into the community and request silent auction items!  When you receive a donation, the price it sells for is credited directly into your fundraising account!  So START NOW in getting those donations!

Please email Lisa Jura if you have any questions 
lisa@figgardenpacking.com

Live & Silent Auction Donor Form

BBB Donation Letter

 



FALL REGISTRATION FEE SCHEDULE: The Fall registration fees provide your marching band or color guard student with their personal supplies for the marching season, and will also cover the Southern California competition trip in November.  Checks should be made payable to Bullard Band Backers - please write your student's name and "Fall Registration" on the check.  If you pay with cash, please write your student's name and "Fall Registration" on the envelope.  For questions, contact
Lisa Megerdichian (559-355-5957).

Fee Schedule:

1st payment of $100 - was due by August 31
2nd payment of $100 - was due by September 20
3rd payment of $100 - due by October 15

Thank you for making payments on time - it will ensure the SoCal trip does not get cancelled!! 






THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL GAME: Here is the schedule for our next game

Home Football Game Vs. Clovis West High School @ McLane Stadium

THURSDAY 09/25/2014
 
0 Period:  Rehearsal

 

1st period:  Percussion will load equipment on to “Big Blue” at the end of the period.

3rd period:  Winds will load equipment onto “Big Blue” at the end of the period.  If you need your music please put it on the trailer at that time.

5:00 pm:  Report to band room in athletic shorts, black shirt and long black socks.  Check out and dress into your uniform.

5:40 pm:  Roll call and depart for McLane High School

Arrive and warm up.

6:30 pm:  Move into stadium for football game.

7:00 pm:  Game starts

We will be performing at half time.  You will have part of 3rd quarter off for a dinner break.  Bring money for the snack bar.  Do not eat with your uniform jacket on.  Pit:  You will load up during 3rd quarter.  You will have the end of 3rd quarter and the beginning of 4th quarter to get food. 

10:30 pm:  Back at Bullard and unload and put equipment away.  Check in your uniform.  Make sure it is hung up correctly.  If you need assistance please ask for help!!

There will be No 0-period on Friday September 26th

There is still rehearsal on Saturday September 27th.  9am-1pm.

Please be on time and make sure your ride is on time.  Once you are on campus do not leave!! Please go to 7-11 or Dutch Bros. before you come to the school.   Once you are on campus it is an insurance and safety issue for us if you leave and get hurt.  Please be smart, safe and courteous. 






SCHEDULE FOR THE FRESNO FAIR PARADE: Here is the
schedule for Wednesday, 10/01/2014.  Be sure to bring your black shorts and T-shirts, and long black socks.  Students, you will be excused from periods 4 - 7.





TUESDAY NIGHT SNACKS:
 We still need more families helping out with providing Tuesday night snacks. The following dates are still available. In parentheses is the number of sign-ups still needed for each date:


September 23 (2)
September 30 (2)
October 7 (2)
October 14 (2)
October 21 (1)
October 28 (1)
November 4 (2)
November 11 (2)

To sign up, please text or call Katarina: 779-1116 - she is also available every Tuesday night after practice at the snack table.

A huge THANK YOU to all of the parents who have brought snacks so far. The kids really appreciate you!!



ATTENTION COLOR GUARD: New Saturday practice times are 8 AM - 1 PM for the following dates - 09/13, 09/20, 09/27




PICTURE TIME!!:
 We will be taking individual, group, and entire marching band & color guard pictures on Friday, 10/10/2014 - additional information will be posted as we get closer to the event.





TRAILER TOWING FOR MARCHING SEASON: Volunteers needed to tow our small trailers to football Games, field show competitions and parades. 

If you have the ability, desire and the vehicle to tow one of our small trailers, please contact Mike Jura to discuss the necessary requirements and information.

Mike Jura, Jr. (559) 647-2027 and mike@figgardenpacking.com
 


IMPORTANT: Here is the official HANDBOOK for the 2014 - 2015 season.


PERMISSION FORM FOR STUDENTS LEAVING AN EVENT EARLY: Parents - please review this form and note the requirements for picking up your child before an event has ended.  It is very important that each step be followed and that the form is signed and submitted to the proper individuals.


FUSD VOLUNTEER FORM FOR PARENTS: Please review the FUSD volunteer form - if you have any questions, you may contact Michelle Hoshiko.



A LITTLE MARCHING BAND INSPIRATION COURTESY OF OHIO STATE: Check out their awesome half-time show




CURRENT FUNDRAISERS




$AVEAROUND COUPON BOOK: So many coupons, so many savings!!  Don't forget to let your friends and family know about these wonderful coupon books!!  The details can be found here.

If you have additional questions, please contact: 

 *Denise Garges at 230-9131 or deniseruiz71@gmail.com

 *Monica Clark at 351-9188  or monicaclark.bbb@gmail.com





A KNIGHT OUT IS BACK!!:
Everyone come out for our next Knight Out!!  Please bring this
flier to Chili's on Monday, 09/29/2014 from 11 AM - 11 PM and 15% of the proceeds will go directly to Bullard Band & CG!!  This Chili's location only (3585 W Shaw Ave).  Let's make this night a great success!!





RECYCLING PROGRAM: Collecting again this Saturday, 09/27!! 
We will be collecting cans and plastic bottles for recycling throughout the marching season.  REMEMBER, NO GLASS!!  

The students will do most of the work.  We will have different sections responsible for different drop off days.  Specific dates for recycling will be sent out closer to band camp, so for now, please save all your cans and plastic bottles.  It would be very helpful if you could separate cans from bottles and make sure that all the containers are empty.  The funds raised will go into the general fund.  We will also need a few parents supervising and assisting in transporting the recyclables to a recycling center.  If you have a truck and you are willing to help please call or text Katarina Ingels - (559) 779-1116



SAVE MART CENTER: Please visit the Save Mart Center page and let Sean & Missy know which dates/shifts you can work!! OCTOBER EVENTS HAVE BEEN POSTED!!  (The list of events is current as of 09/22/2014).  Thanks!!




TIP TRAINING: A new TIP training course may be scheduled for October 6 or 7.  Please contact 
Sean & Missy with your name and number if you are interested in attending (must be 17 years or older).


For everyone new to TIP training and working the Save Mart Center, please review the following information: 

Our LARGEST fundraiser is working the concession stands at the Save Mart Center at Fresno State.  At each event, they could ask us to have five up to 25 or more volunteers!  Bullard Band Backers receive part of the proceeds and for each person who works an event, the money is credited towards your fundraising goal.  The amount varies for each event.  Parents, students (17 years or older) and other family members may work the concession stands, but they must be TIP (Training in Intervention Procedures) trained first!  Once trained, the certification is good for three years.  

Save Mart sends us a request for an event and the number of volunteers needed and then we send out an email requesting volunteers.  We take volunteers on a first-come, first-serve basis.  We do our best to keep family members together, but sometimes we might have to put them at separate stands. 

Save Mart will be conducting another TIP training class in October. Not exactly sure on the date but possibly Oct 6th or 7th. Sean and Missy will let you know for sure once it is confirmed. TIP training is about an hour and a half long class. They will go over what to wear, how your hair should be, plus go over how to check ID's for when we sell alcohol.  We have some women's volleyball and concerts coming up.  Men’s and women’s basketball games will be starting in November.  An e-mail will be sent out very soon.  We really need volunteers. If you can work we need you. This is our biggest fundraiser and we don't want to lose it. It's a lot but we need parents to step up if we want this to work. Please e-mail  or text Missy directly.  If you have any questions: missy_mcgrail@sbcglobal.net, or text at 559-313-6693.



  
  




 
  


A HUGE THANKS TO OUR WONDERFUL SPONSORS FOR THE 2014 - 2015 SEASON!

CONDUCTOR LEVEL


          





DRUM MAJOR


     


SECTION LEADER

          


BAND BOOSTER

The Arballo Family        The Kloose Family        The Sakata Family

        
     
 


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