Thunder Band News 7/25/2017

by on Jul.25, 2017, under Announcements, Booster, Color Guard, Guards, Marching Thunder, Percussion, Winter Guard

In This Issue

  • Days of ’47 Parade
  • Rehearsal Schedule
  • Band Camp
  • Booster Meeting
  • Rose Parade “Making a Difference” Service Competition
  • SignUpGenius Summary
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Rehearsals

There 160 days until the 2018 Rose Parade. Rose Parade fun fact of the week: The Tournament of Roses Foundation is a nonprofit group founded in 1983 to receive contributions from its members, supporters, and the public. They make annual grants to local nonprofit organizations in the Pasadena area. To date they have given over $2 million to more than 130 organizations!

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Thunder Band News 7/17/2017

by on Jul.17, 2017, under Announcements, Booster, Guards, Marching Thunder, Percussion

In This Issue

  • Basics Camp This Week
  • Days of ’47 Parade
  • Marching Band Fee Payments
  • Band Camp Food Volunteers
  • Booster Meeting Schedule
  • Rose Parade “Making a Difference” Service Competition
  • SignUpGenius Summary
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Rehearsals

There 168 days until the 2018 Rose Parade. Rose Parade fun fact of the week: It is estimated that the financial impact of the parade (tourism, etc.) for Southern California is $400 million.

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Thunder Band News 7/10/2017

by on Jul.11, 2017, under Announcements, Booster, Color Guard, Guards, Marching Thunder, Percussion

In This Issue

  • Marching Band Fee Payments
  • Days of ’47 Parade
  • Camps and Rehearsal Excused Absence Form
  • Band Camp Food Volunteers
  • Booster Meeting Schedule
  • Rose Parade “Making a Difference” Service Competition
  • Corps Encore
  • SignUpGenius Summary
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Rehearsals

There 175 days until the 2018 Rose Parade. Rose Parade fun fact of the week: It is estimated that around 51.9 million people in the United States watched the 2010 Rose Parade. It is also broadcast to more than 220 countries and territories outside of the US.

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Thunder Band News 7/5/2017

by on Jul.11, 2017, under Announcements, Booster, Color Guard, Guards, Marching Thunder, Percussion

In This Issue

  • Marching Band Fee Payments
  • Days of ’47 Parade
  • Days of ’47 Parade Equipment Transportation
  • Clarification on Camps and Rehearsal Days
  • Band Camp Food Volunteers
  • Booster Meeting Schedule
  • Rose Parade “Making a Difference” Service Competition
  • Corps Encore
  • SignUpGenius Summary
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Rehearsals

There 180 days until the 2018 Rose Parade. Rose Parade fun fact of the week: Around 935 Tournament of Roses members log around 80,000 volunteer hours a year planning and operating the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl. This does not include those who assist the float builders with decorating floats!

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Thunder Band News 6/26/2017

by on Jun.26, 2017, under Announcements, Booster, Booster Directory, Color Guard, Guards, Marching Thunder, Percussion

In This Issue

  • Register My Athlete Deadline
  • The Battalion Performance
  • Yard Sale
  • Corps Encore
  • Days of ’47 Parade
  • Fall Show Music Available Online
  • Rose Parade “Making a Difference” Service Competition
  • Marching Band Fee Payments
  • Instrument Rental and Clothing Fees
  • Upcoming Events
  • Upcoming Rehearsals

There 189 days until the 2018 Rose Parade. Rose Parade fun fact of the week: The only year there was NOT a parade was 1942. The Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor in December of 1941 and the government advised against holding the parade for reasons of national security. The Rose Parade queen and her court drove quietly down Colorado Blvd past a few pedestrians on a mostly deserted street. Sixteen members of the Tournament of Roses Band formed a V for Victory and marched down Colorado Blvd as well, playing military songs and singing “Stout Hearted Men.” The Tournament committee members and city administrators gathered for a luncheon at the Huntington Hotel where 33 miniatures of floats that would have appeared in the parade were on display.

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