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

Links & Documents

2024 Marching Band Registration

To sign your student up to join the Marching Spartans, please complete this Google Form.

Please make sure to have your student nearby as some questions need their input.

Printable Registration Packet

Students got a hard copy at the first rehearsal.

Packet includes registration checklist with payment options, health forms, release/handbook acknowledgments, and volunteer forms (CORI-all volunteers & SORI-overnight chaperones for camp).

2024-2025 Handbook

Includes a first draft of the marching band schedule, from summer to spring, on the last page.

The website calendar will reflect changes as efficiently as possible and you’ll get a weekly PRIDE during the season with more exact information.

We Need Volunteers!

Chaperones

The band needs chaperones at band camp, after school supervision during the season, and for travel. Click to peruse the typical Chaperone Duties.

Uniform Squad

Works sizing, cleaning, and maintaining the uniforms.  Parents can help out in lots of ways even if they can’t sew!

Pit Crew

A group of helpers who can move equipment, help build props and/or fix things.

OOMPA Board

Ready to help in a larger way?  There is constant need for leadership roles as families graduate and shadowing is the best training method!

Fundraising

The ensemble needs lots of money to run.  We always need fresh ideas and people to coordinate. Annual fundraisers include: restaurant dates, raffles, corporate donations/match gifts, United Way, concessions, and trailer sponsorship.

While a majority of the profit goes to the organization, some proceeds go into individual student accounts to help with music related fees.

Concessions

Through the year we have lots of opportunities to get involved with food service; Melody Tent at football games, BBQ’s, ‘pizza slingers’ and we have concessions for concerts as well as Theater at the Mount.

Additional Info

Volunteer Requirements

Fingerprinting for all volunteers, instructions are on the HR page of AWRSD.org (scroll down about halfway until you see the red fingerprint header).

This is only required once district wide.

Activity Fee

AWRSD now uses “MySchoolBucks” and will email your invoice. If you qualify for free and reduced lunch, the District Fee is waived.

This is separate from the OOMPA fees.

Financial Concerns

Please connect with an executive board member, or the director, to discuss financial assistance needs to help your student participate PRIOR to the fee due dates.

OOMPA’s number one priority is to make sure every student can participate no matter their financial situation.  OOMPA has some scholarship money available and will do everything we can to support students interested in the program.

OOMPA Bylaws

OOMPA’s bylaws were last updated Fall 2020.

Marching Band Calendar

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June 2024

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  • Marching Band Rehearsal (FULL ENSEMBLE)
  • Winter Groups
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  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band Rehearsal (FULL ENSEMBLE)
  • Winter Groups
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  • School Tours
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  • START New Season!
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  • Marching Band (Full Ensemble)
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  • Marching Band (Percussion/Guard)
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  • Marching Band (Full Ensemble)
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  • Marching Band (Percussion/Guard)
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