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Week of Nov 15 – Playoff Game #4

PLAYOFFS: This Friday, Nov 19, is the fourth playoff game of the season! Upper Arlington will be playing Pickerington Central at Westerville Central (playoff games moving forward will be at neutral sites). Although initially the band was not going to play at this game, the team needs the incredible spirit the band generates band members are encouraged to participate if they are available. Parental help is needed: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4ca9af28a13-1115

PLAYOFF GAME TICKETS: We received the following information about tickets for playoff games, including the game this upcoming Friday.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association runs all post-season tournaments and we abide by the association’s rules and processes for contests.

  • Tickets will go on sale at 9 AM on Tuesday via ohsaa.org/tickets OR the HomeTown Ticketing App.
  • Tickets prices are $10 (presale) and $12 (starting at 4pm on Friday).
  • Children 5 and under are free.
  • All tickets are digital (NO CASH).
  • Passes are NOT accepted for tournament contests (senior citizen, UA season pass, teacher badges etc).

In general, because this is the first experience the Boosters have had with the playoff games, and because it will planned week-to-week, please keep an eye on these emails as plans develop each week. Thanks for your patience!

MIDDLE SCHOOL CONCERTS THIS WEEK: The middle school bands are playing Nov 16 (Hastings, 7:30 pm) and Nov 18 (Jones, 7:00 pm). Some help from high school parents is needed: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4ca9af28a13-1115

NEXT BOOSTERS MEETING: A Boosters meeting will be held January 11. There will be no meeting in December.

NEW SPIRITWEAR: There is a new site for the purchase of spiritwear: https://teamlocker.squadlocker.com/#/lockers/uamb-spiritwear. Our new marching band logo is featured prominently, and there are many items to choose from!!

SAVE THE DATE: Below are some important dates to keep in mind for the rest of the year.

HS Solo and Ensemble February 12
Winter Concert March 1
District Large Group March 4/5 (out of district)
State Contest – Large Group April 22/23
Spring Concert April 28

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Band News week of Oct 31

CONCERT THURSDAY: The concert is Thursday, Nov 4, at 7:30. Volunteers are needed to help with uniforms:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4ca9af28a13-indoor.

This Friday, Nov 5, is the second playoff game of the season! Upper Arlington will be playing Reynoldsburg at HOME. While there is no spread planned, the students will be fed prior to the game Nov 5. The timing of this is TBD.  Parent volunteers are needed to help make this a great night for the band. Please visit the Signup Genius and help out, especially if you haven’t helped with events yet

PLAYOFF GAME TICKETS:
The Ohio High School Athletic Association runs all post-season tournaments and we abide by the association’s rules and processes for contests. Click here to purchase tickets

BOOSTERS MEETING: The next Boosters meeting is at 7:00 pm Nov 9 at the high school. Come to the meeting and discuss plans for the band!

NEW SPIRITWEAR: There is a new site for the purchase of spiritwear: https://teamlocker.squadlocker.com/#/lockers/uamb-spiritwear. Our new marching band logo is featured prominently, and there are many items to choose from!!

99 PLEDGES: Thank you for your support of 99 Pledges! We reached our fundraising goal!

NEXT FUNDRAISER: Because of the focus on 99 Pledges, the holiday flower fundraiser has been canceled.

SAVE THE DATE: Below are some important dates to keep in mind for the rest of the year.

Indoor Concert November 4
HS Solo and Ensemble February 12
Winter Concert March 1
District Large Group March 4/5 (out of district)
State Contest – Large Group April 22/23
Spring Concert April 28

Continue to check Mr. Fessler’s Bands This Week (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1o2W422wSvtHRwTigqnRDh51KqzuFk_gIDFKDW-8055A/editfor student report time details each week

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News Playoff Week!

This Friday, Oct 29, is the first playoff game of the season! Upper Arlington will be playing Thomas Worthington at HOME. While there is no spread planned, the students will be fed prior to the game Oct 29. The students should plan to be at school at 4:30 for the pregame meal. As always, parent volunteers are needed to help make this a great night for the band. Please visit the Signup Genius and help out, especially if you haven’t helped with events yet

PLAYOFF GAME TICKETS:
The Ohio High School Athletic Association runs all post-season tournaments and we abide by the association’s rules and processes for contests. 

  • Tickets will go on sale at 9 AM on Tuesday via ohsaa.org/tickets OR the HownTown Ticketing App. 
  • Tickets prices are $10 (presale) and $12 (starting at 4pm on Friday). 
  • Children 5 and under are free. 
  • All tickets are digital (NO CASH). 
  • Passes are NOT accepted for tournament contests (senior citizen, UA season pass, teacher badges etc). 

BANDQUET AND CONCERT: Thursday, Nov 4, is the marching band concert at the high school at 7:30. The band will celebrate the season beforehand with the Bandquet. Note that plans for this differ from prior years. Only the students will be fed at the Bandquet, starting at 6:00. At 7:00, the students will get ready for the concert, which starts at 7:30.

NEW SPIRITWEAR: There is a new site for the purchase of spirit wear. Our new marching band logo is featured prominently, and there are many items to choose from!!

99 PLEDGES: There are still a few days left for the 99 Pledges fundraiser! Please continue to support this fundraiser until Nov 1! If you need assistance with this, please contact Rebecca McClung at bakergirl26@me.com.

NEXT FUNDRAISER: Once the 99 Pledges fundraiser is over, we will be selling holiday flowers. Watch for information about this over the next few weeks.

SAVE THE DATE: Below are some important dates to keep in mind for the rest of the year.

Indoor Concert November 4
HS Solo and Ensemble February 12
Winter Concert March 1
District Large Group March 4/5 (out of district)
State Contest – Large Group April 22/23
Spring Concert April 28

Continue to check Mr. Fessler’s Bands This Week (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1o2W422wSvtHRwTigqnRDh51KqzuFk_gIDFKDW-8055A/editfor student report time details each week.

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Away Game vs Dublin Coffman

We received the following information from Dublin Coffman. We look forward to hosting Upper Arlington High School- Football (V) on Friday, October 15 (7:00 pm).  ALL tickets must be purchased ONLINE!  (All tickets $7.00).  click here

NOTE:  Please be sure to select the correct athletic event – there may be multiple events listed as they are uploaded approximately one week prior to the event.

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Newsletter Week of October 4th

This Friday’s game is a home game against Olentangy Orange. Please sign up here to help  The spread will be at Windermere, and the after party location is TBD.

FOOTBALL GAME TICKET SALES: Don’t forget that you can purchase tickets in advance. From the Director of Student Life: Tickets will be available from 12-4pm on Thursday and 8am-3pm on Friday. Per OCC bylaws all varsity level tickets are $7 starting this year. Cash is accepted for pre-sale tickets. Our office is behind the home bleachers of the stadium. We will have a sign with an arrow for you to follow. You may park in any of the designated “visitor” spaces. If you are interested in purchasing a pass (or individual tickets online) you can do so by visiting https://www.uaschools.org/Tickets1.aspx

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: The next Band Boosters meeting will be held Oct 12 at 7 pm at UAHS. Please plan to attend, give input on band issues, and learn how to get involved!

MAGNETS: We have a new UA marching band logo! Magnets featuring the logo will be sold at Friday’s game for $5. Head to the donut table to get one!

99 PLEDGES FUNDRAISERPlease remember to help get contributions for the 99 Pledges fundraiser with our goal of $10,000!! You should have received an email with instructions on accessing your student’s 99 Pledges page for our biggest fundraiser of the year. If you can take the link from 99 Pledges and paste it into your social media accounts we can request donations from more people. Here’s a screenshot of the links to social media on the student page. If you haven’t received an email from 99Pledges, please contact Rebecca McClung at bakergirl26@me.com.  If you need help with any steps please reach out.  Thanks for your endless support of the UAHS marching band!

SAVE THE DATE: Below are some important dates to keep in mind for the rest of the year.
Indoor Concert November 4
HS Solo and Ensemble February 12
Winter Concert March 1
District Large Group March 4/5 (out of district)
State Contest – Large Group April 22/23
Spring Concert April 28

Continue to check Mr. Fessler’s Bands This Week (https://docs.google.com/document/d/1o2W422wSvtHRwTigqnRDh51KqzuFk_gIDFKDW-8055A/editfor student report time details each week.