CONGRATULATIONS, MR. CASE!
NHS Music Director Ben Case has been named one of five California Teachers of the Year for 2023. The California Department of Education made the announcement that Mr. Case had received the state’s top honor for elementary and secondary school educators last Thursday.
Mr. Case, was also named a 2022 Orange County Teacher of the Year and IUSD’s 2022 High School Teacher of the Year. See the full article here.
NORTHWOOD VS. IRVINE, “PINK OUT” GAME, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21st, PORTOLA HIGH SCHOOL STADIUM
Join us for our home game this Friday, 10/21 at Portola High School. This game’s theme is PINK OUT. Families and friends, wear PINK and support the NHS Marching Band & Color Guard and the Timberwolves football team vs. Irvine High School.
STUDENTS: wear Elton John Band T-shirt, athletic shorts (no jeans), black socks that cover ankles, and black Dinkles shoes.
5:30pm: Student call time, meet at the Portola High School outdoor basketball courts
6:40pm: Pre-game show, National Anthem
The band will perform at the pre-game show, during the game, and at halftime. Invite family, friends, NHS & TIMB alumni; everyone is welcome!
If you do not attend the game, please pick up your student(s) at the Portola High School front lot. This is the only pick up location with director supervision!
FIELD TOURNAMENT, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22nd: UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL
Come on out and see the NHS Marching Band and Color Guard at the Field Tournament at the UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL STADIUM. Admission is $10. We could use some volunteers to help serve snacks prior to the performance. Please signup here if you can help out. Thank you!
- 3:30 pm: CALL TIME. Students report to the University High School main parking lot by trucks. Wear your Marching Band t-shirt, athletic shorts, black socks and Dinkles marching shoes. (3:15 for Band staff, drumline/pit)
- Unload/change in to uniform (no shakos) & get a snack. We will be changing in the PARKING LOT by the truck.
- 4:30pm: Watch Pacifica @ 4:30 & Cerritos @ 4:45 (while IN UNIFORM)
- 5:00pm: Head back to get instruments, shakos & plumes.
- 5:15pm Warm-up
- 6:15 pm: PERFORMANCE
- 6:30 pm: Change, load truck
- 7:30 pm: Approx. dismissal
- Students are encouraged to carpool because parking is VERY LIMITED.
If you do not attend the performance, please pickup your student PROMPTLY in front of University High School (on Culver) at 7:30pm.
NEXT FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28th “SENIOR RECOGNITION” HOME GAME VS. DANA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL @ IRVINE HIGH SCHOOL STADIUM
We could use some volunteers to help with senior photos and senior uniform support before the game. Please sign up if you can help for these very brief volunteer shifts. Thank you!
BAND SPECTACULAR IS BACK!
Mark your calendars! After a 3-year hiatus, Band Spectacular is back, live and in-person, and will be taking place Wednesday, November 2nd at Portola High School. We are hosting this event and need LOTS of volunteer support. Please sign up here if you can help!
MARCHING BAND & COLOR GUARD ANNUAL BANQUET AND AWARDS
Please keep an eye on your email inboxes for important information from the music directors about this very special event!
PARENTS: Thank you for helping!
THANK YOU again to all the parents who have been graciously volunteering at our instrumental concerts and football games! We really couldn’t do it without your help! Click here for positions still available for this marching band season and upcoming band and orchestra concerts. Want to help, but not sure where? Contact TIMB.President@gmail.com.
Thank you for your KMA donations!
In addition to supporting our music program, donors to our Keep Music Alive program receive free concert tickets, program recognition and early entry to concerts. Read more about KMA HERE, and donate online today!
JOIN US FOR OUR NEXT TIMB MEETING
Join us for the latest NHS instrumental music news, including updates from the Directors.
Date: Monday, November 7th
Email TIMB.President@gmail.com at least 1 hour prior to the meeting for the Zoom link.
CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR THE LATEST INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC INFORMATION
Find all of the NHS instrumental music related information, including music downloads, on our website: timbmusic.org.
Fri, Oct 21st, 5:30pm, Pink Out: Home football game at Portola High School (kickoff 7pm)
Sat, Oct 22nd, 3:30pm Marching Band Field Tournament, University High School
Fri, Oct 28th at 5:30pm, Senior Recognition: Home football game at Irvine High School (kickoff 7pm)
Wed, Nov 2nd, 5:00pm: Band Spectacular at Portola High School
Sun, Nov 6th, 4:00pm: Marching Band Banquet & Awards
Thurs, Dec 1st, 7:00pm: Winter Concerts
Fri, Dec 9th, 7:00pm: Winter Gala
Questions? Email WhitneyTavlarides@IUSD.org or TIMB.President@gmail.com