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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: 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 - 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!! 





ATTENTION DRUMLINE STUDENTS: You will be performing on Thursday, 09/18 at the Rally during lunch.  Wear a Bullard polo or a Bullard shirt....or at least a blue shirt. - Mr. Feyma






ATTENTION PEP BAND 1: Away Football Game Vs. Central High School @ Koligian Stadium

Friday 09/19/2014

“Pep Band 1” (list of PEP 1 students)

0 Period:  Rehearsal

5:30pm:  Report to band room in Jean or Jean Shorts (must be in dress code) and a blue shirt or a Bullard shirt.  Load equipment and instruments on to Little Blue.

5:45pm:  Roll call

6:00pm:  Depart for Koligian Stadium.

6:30pm:  Arrive and warm up.

7:30pm:  Game starts.  We will sit in the stands and play pep tunes.   You will have a break during half time after Central High School’s band performs.  Bring money and or food for dinner.  After the game is over we will load up Little Blue and return to Bullard.

10:30pm:  Back and Bullard and unload and put equipment away.

This is a mandatory performance for “Pep Band 1.”  If you cannot make it to the game, you are responsible for finding a sub to take your spot for the evening.

Pep Band 2:  You have the evening off.  You are not required to go to the game.  We will have a sign up for those of you that are interested in going to the game with “Pep Band 1.”  This is a first come first serve basis.  The sign up will go up the Wednesday before the game.

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.




ORDER FORM FOR HOODIES: If you want to buy a hoodie for your student and/or for yourself, here's the form !  Print, fill it out and turn it in to the band office ASAP!  Forms must be collected by Monday 09/22/2014, NO LATER!  You can personalize it as well!

Please keep the following in mind while filling out the form:


It is extremely important that you indicate what you like to have embroidered on your zip-ups. We have already received 2 orders that were either not marked or has requests that would require custom embroidery. PLEASE READ THE ORDER FORM CAREFULLY.  To keep the cost of the hoodies down, we limited the number of options for the right side of the hoodie. The options are as follows:

Embroidery options for right front side of Zip-up:
Students - Band, Guard, or Percussion
Parents: Band, Guard, or Percussion Mom/Dad
Staff: Band or Guard Staff or Director
Option of no embroidery: $3 less

*Please indicate choice of embroidery or no embroidery in the order box

*Custom embroidery $12-15 extra ( Not included in this order )
 
Contact Cameron at Hard Driven Custom Screen Printing for pricing 
(559) 438-5001. This would require you to handle the embroidery on your own time and they are happy to help you out. Very nice people at Hard Driven. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Dan Ramirez at drrxray@gmail.com. Thanks!


   





























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 you 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: 
We will be collecting cans and plastic bottles for recycling throughout the marching season.  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!! (the list of events is current as of 09/17/2014).  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 2013 - 2014 SEASON!

CONDUCTOR LEVEL


          





DRUM MAJOR


     


SECTION LEADER

          


BAND BOOSTER

The Arballo Family        The Kloose Family        The Sakata Family

           


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