Band Notes for the Week of May 22nd

May 20, 2017

Week of Monday, May 22nd at a glance:

Thursday, May 25: Mini Band Camp, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, May 26: Mini Band Camp, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Saturday, May 27: Mini Band Camp, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Upcoming: Monday, May 29: Memorial Day Parade - details below

Mini Band Camp


Thursday: 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  • Please pack dinner; dinner time TBD.

Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

  • Please pack lunch; lunch time TBD.

  • 5:30 pm Welcome Reception - details below!

Saturday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

  • Camp details TBD - look for an additional email this week!

** Welcome Johnny Green and our 2017-2018 Marching Band & Guard Staff **

Date: Mini Camp - Friday, May 26

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Large Commons

Come join the Mason Bands family and enjoy dinner with your student as we welcome our new directors and the entire 2017-2018 staff! Dinner will be BYOP-style (Bring Your Own Picnic), with desserts provided by the Band Boosters. Each family is asked to bring a packed or purchased dinner and drinks for their immediate family and student(s). We’ll eat together, here words of introduction from Johnny and officially kick-off another great season.

Questions? Please contact Marcene at

Photo Committee Meeting - this Thursday!

Are you interested in helping with the photo committee?

Please join Lisa Clabbers, Photo Committee Chair, this Thursday, May 25 at 7:30 pm in the Team Rooms just inside the Athletic Office entrance to learn about and join this fantastic committee.  Park in the band parking lot and walk north toward the Athletic Office Entrance, enter at Door #C-4.  Room F111 is the first door inside the building on your right.

Please RSVP to Lisa if you will be in attendance at or 513-317-4054.  Anyone interested in helping out on the Photo Committee is welcome!


Memorial Day Parade

The Memorial Day Parade is Monday, May 29th. All 2016 marching band participants are expected to be in attendance. The parade will begin at the American Legion, 401 Reading Road, Mason at 10:00 AM and proceed through downtown Mason to Mason Veterans Memorial at 6000 Mason-Montgomery Road.


  • Doors to the High School will be open to pick up instruments from 8:30 - 8:45am
  • Meet at 9:00 am for warm up (location in town, TBD)
  • Marchers are to wear green Mason Band polo, Bermuda length khaki shorts, dark belt, white socks  and white tennis shoes.
  • Guard will be provided uniform details at mini band camp.

Show Your Mason Marching Band Spirit!

How fun will it be for the kids to know they are visiting another band member's house when they ring doorbells on July 29th for Tag Day?

The Spirit committee is pleased to announce the Mason Marching Band Yard Sign store is now open online:

Signs are $18 for non personalized, $22 for personalized and will be available for pickup at the Booster Meeting/Dessert social on July 25th.

The deadline for orders is Midnight, July 1st.

Late orders will not be accepted and these signs will be made to order so we won't have extra. Don't miss out, order your yard sign today!

Spirit Wear

Have you checked out the online Mason Band Spirit store yet?  Items can be purchased directly on the Friday Threads website:, or in person at their store: 1085 Reading Rd, Mason, OH 45040.

Charms Link

Charms link:

If you have any questions, please contact Shannon Walton at or Katie Lee at


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