Marching Band News & Info

Announcements & info about the Oakmont-Overlook Marching Band.

Marching Band Announcements

 

Newsletter Updates view the Pride 9/18/19

 

Parents/Guardians

Practical functions for parents and guardians, such as payment and chaperone information.

Calendar

Full, subscribable Google Calendar, listing every rehearsal, performance, and event for the OOMB each year.

Announcements

News, updates, and general announcements for members and parents of the OOMB.

For Parents & Guardians

Oakmont Marching Band Activity Fees.

Marching Band Activity Fees

All members of the OOMB must pay their Activity Fee through the Oakmont/AWRSD rScrhoolToday website.

Oakmont Marching Band Remind.

“Remind” App

We use Remind to communicate between students, staff, and guardians. ALL STUDENTS are required to sign up.

Additional Guardian Info

Volunteer Opportunities!

Give a lot or a little time, depending on your schedule!

  • Chaperone- it is expected one adult family member chaperone at least once during each season. The band needs chaperones at band camp, after school Tuesdays/Thursdays during the season and during competitions. Anytime the band travels together there is a need for adult help! Click to peruse the typical Chaperone Duties
  • Uniform Squad- sizing, cleaning, maintaining, and minimal sewing.  Parents can help out in lots of ways even if they can’t sew!
  • “Pit Crew” is a group of equipment helpers who load/unload the trailers, and move equipment on/off the field when the band travels and performs.  A lot of times this crew also helps build props or fix things, come help out when you can!
  • OOMPA Board/Chairpersons-There is always a need for leadership!  Every year we have graduating families, if you are interested in a position in the future ask to shadow a current board member this year!

 

Fundraising

The ensemble needs lots of money to run, we always need fresh ideas and people to coordinate fundraisers.

While most of the profit goes to the organization, some proceeds go into individual student accounts to help with music related fees. Make sure you participate and share these ongoing options;

    • Amazon– Link your account to Amazon Smile to OOMPA, a small percent of your purchase comes back to; “Oakmont Overlook Music Parents Association Inc”
    • United Way- some corporations allow for United Way charity deductions to come from your paycheck and you can have it send to OOMPA!

 

Links & Documents

2022 Fall Marching Band REGISTRATION

2022-2023 Handbook (updated 6/13/22) *Includes first draft of the fall SCHEDULE on the last page! The website calendar will reflect changes as efficiently as possible.

Printable Registration Packet; *Student got a hard copy at the first rehearsal, includes registration checklist with payment options, health form, release/handbook acknowledgments, and volunteer forms (CORI-all & SORI-overnight).

Fingerprint instructions for all volunteers are on the HR page of AWRSD.org.  This is only required once district wide.  If you are on file, or sent it direct to HR, please let OOMPA know you are all set. “secretary@marchingspartans.net

School District Activity Fee Link– you do NOT need to register just skip to the payment page to submit your fee directly to the school for the ensemble.  If you are on free and reduced lunch this fee is waived and you do not need to click this link.

 

$$ Worries?

Please chat or email any executive board member or the director to discuss financial assistance needs to help your student participate PRIOR to the fee due dates.

OOMPA has some scholarship money available and will do everything we can to support students interested in the program. *Contact- treasurer@marchingspartans.net and/or president@marchingspartans.net to discuss.

 

OOMPA BYLAWS

OOMPA’s bylaws are here (last updated 2020).

Marching Band Calendar

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August 2022

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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2
  • Marching Band- Full
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4
5
6
7
8
9
  • Rookie Day- pizza to follow
  • Marching Band- Full
10
11
  • Guard/Percussion
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13
14
  • Band Camp
  • RETURNING Member checkin
  • ROOKIE Member check in
  • Chaperone Meeting @ camp
15
  • Band Camp
16
  • Band Camp
  • Parent Mtg/Social @Camp
17
  • Band Camp
18
  • Band Camp
  • Senior Parents Invited to Dinner
19
  • Band Camp
  • First Field Show!
20
  • Oompa Melody Tent in Wes
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22
23
  • MB Rehearsal
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25
  • MB Rehearsal
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27
  • MB Rehearsal
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31
  • **MB Rehearsal**