WHHSBPO Announcements


Update November 5

posted Nov 5, 2018, 6:23 PM by WHBand Site

Parent Meeting this Wednesday 
November 7th at 7pm!!
High School Auditorium

Will discuss Band banquet and fundraisers planned for next semester!!

ALSO - next payment installment for senior trip is DUE this Friday!! (Or have the amount in your account from fundraising)
Heinz Field Sign Ups - Help Needed!!
Could use more people for THIS Saturday

Please read the information on the sign up sheet carefully!  See our Volunteer page for requirements.

For the Thursday night Steelers game on 11/8, report time is 5pm. We understand that people will be coming from work, so we are able to accept SOME late volunteers up until 6:30pm.  BUT your entire group cannot come at 6:30pm, this is just for people who are coming from work and absolutely cannot make the 5pm report time. We still need to have enough people here on time to get the stands up and running.

*Anyone arriving after 6 pm will enter through Gate 6 on Reedsdale Street and they MUST come to the uniform room to sign in BEFORE they go to their stand.

Game Sign Ups - we really NEED Volunteers to fill the stand!!!!
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Panthers -- Thursday, November 8 -sign up due NOW
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Virginia Tech -- Saturday, November 10-sign up due NOW
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Chargers -- Sunday, December 2 - sign up due 11/22
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Patriots-- Sunday, December 16 - sign up due 12/06
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Bengals-- Sunday, December 30 - sign up due 12/20

We have another playoff game this Friday!!

Information on where and when will be coming Tuesday.  Please look to Facebook, Schoology, and the Remind app for details once Mr. Hopkins has them!

 
SAVE THE DATE!!!!

The Band Banquet will be on Sunday December 9!

More details will be coming soon.
Parents are invited to attend (be aware that there is a fee for family to attend, but students attend for free)
Upcoming Fundraiser Dates
  • HOAGIE ORDERS are DUE this Wednesday - 11/7!!!
  • LOTTERY CALENDARS on sale until December 15 (speak to Jen Pekor)
  • PICK UP for hoagies, cookie dough, candles and Sarris are ALL on 11/15 at 5-6pm!!! We CANNOT store items not picked up.  Please contact fundraising chair if you will have difficulty picking these items up. THANKS
For fundraiser chair contact info go to:  http://www.whhsband.com/fundraising 

October 11 Update

posted Oct 12, 2018, 7:07 PM by WHBand Site

THANK YOU
The home band competition was a success! We were able to deposit over $8000 - this money goes to pay staff salaries which helps our kids do the great job they have been doing!
THANK YOU AGAIN!
- your officers

 
HOAGIE ORDERS DUE TONIGHT!!!!
Contact Mary Burke with any questions 

maryntomburke@verizon.net

Friday Night Football Game

Football Game @ Seneca Valley
  • Students Report to the High School at 4:15pm
  • Bring dinner and snacks - there will NOT be a dinner stop along the way!!
  • Depart shortly after that - it is a LONG ride!
  • Kick off is tentatively at 7:30pm.
  • Return to high school at roughly 10:30pm
  • Colder weather expected!! Dress appropriately!
            Concession Stand!!              
We need a few more 50/50 people for the last home game!  Thank you to those who have volunteered so far this season and continue to volunteer - you are wonderful!! 

Many hands make light work! Links to sign up sheets below!
 
October 26 - NEED 9-11th grade parents!! This is senior night!
Upcoming Fundraiser Dates
  • OTIS SPUNKMYER COOKIE DOUGH and CHESTNUT HILL CANDLE sales starts 9/24 (PAST DUE)
  • SARRIS CANDY sale starts 10/04 (Due 10/25)
  • LOTTERY CALENDARS on sale until December 15 (speak to Jen Pekor)
For fundraiser chair contact info go to:  http://www.whhsband.com/fundraising 
Heinz Field Sign Ups - We Still need more Volunteers!!!
Please read the information on the sign up sheet carefully!  See our Volunteer page for requirements.

Game Sign Ups - we really NEED Volunteers to fill the stand!!!!
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Duke -- Saturday, October 27 - time TBD, sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Browns -- Sunday, October 28 sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Panthers -- Thursday, November 8 -sign up due 10/27
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Virginia Tech -- Saturday, November 10-time TBD, sign up due 10/29
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Chargers -- Sunday, December 2 - sign up due 11/19
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Patriots-- Sunday, December 16 - sign up due 12/04
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Bengals-- Sunday, December 30 - sign up due 12/18

Update October 2

posted Oct 4, 2018, 10:31 AM by WHBand Site

BAND PARENT MEETING!!!!
Wednesday, October 3 at 7pm
High School auditorium!!
FINAL PLANNING FOR BAND COMPETITION

Friday Night Football Game

Football Game @ home
  • Students Report to the High School at 4:30pm wearing their parade uniform. Pack a change of clothes for the ride home from the Wolvarena. We will leave our uniforms on the trailer on Friday night.
  • Depart at 5:30pm for Wolvarena
  • Kick off is tentatively at 7pm.
  • Return to high school at roughly 10:30pm
  • **It is a Buffalo Wild Wings night - consider ordering some food from there ANYTIME during Friday**
HOME BAND COMPETITION!!!!

Still more people needed! 

Our competition will take place on Saturday, October 6!!  Mark your calendars now, take off of work, plan to be there!! 
Please see the 
sign up sheet HERE to pick where you would like to help.  We still need help especially in CONCESSIONS!!  At the Band parent meeting, we can determine shifts for concession work - if you need a certain shift (like I cannot be there until 6pm, please note on your sign up).

PAST DUE...RAFFLE BASKETS:  Each band section is collecting $5 from each band member to go towards raffle baskets.  Also any parent is welcome to donate a completed basket if you wish - and we welcome that help :)

BAKED GOODS:  each band&images member needs to bring 1 dozen cookies/brownies/cupcakes/or other baked goods to the competition by 1 pm!!  Make sure your child's name is on them!

Questions??? Please contact Laura Osterle at
jposterle@verizon.net  OR  412-491-0847

We need everyone to help for this to be successful!!
Student info for Home Competition
  • Students report at 1pm to Wolvarena for rehearsal with 1 dozen cookies for the bake sale.
  • Dinner break at 4pm (bring money for dinner)
  • Students should pack their parade uniform to wear under their uniform. If the parade uniform is not clean, students are encouraged to wear solid black t-shirts
  • Performance time is 7:45pm
  • Parents may pick students up from the Wolvarena directly after the competition is over.
There will not be take home buses from the home show
            Concession Stand!!              
We need some more help this Friday night for concessions and 50/50! Please, I know it is a busy weekend, but all hands on deck helps us make $$ (which pays for uniform repairs and cleaning, trailer gas/transportation costs, and our staff!!)

Many hands make light work! Links to sign up sheets below!
 
October 5
October 26 - NEED 9-11th grade parents!! This is senior night!
Upcoming Fundraiser Dates
  • OTIS SPUNKMYER COOKIE DOUGH and CHESTNUT HILL CANDLE sales starts 9/24 (DUE 10/08)
  • SARRIS CANDY sale starts 10/04 (Due 10/25)
  • LOTTERY CALENDARS on sale until December 15 (speak to Jen Pekor)
For fundraiser chair contact info go to:  http://www.whhsband.com/fundraising 
SARRIS CANDY!!!!!
This sale runs from Thursday, October 4th-Thursday, October 25th
Pick-up will be on Thursday, November 15th from 5:00-6:00pm in the high school cafeteria.

Student profit for this sale will depend on the total sales of the group. The student profit range will be 25%-35% less the 10% profit for the BPO general fund. Again, this year for your out-of-town customers…they can order online and have it shipped directly to their house. Just visit www.sarriscandiesfundraising.com and enter 10-1251 as the Group ID#. Make sure they enter the student’s name, so the student gets credit for the sale. The customer pays online, so no need to worry about collecting money or making deliveries out of town. Please note, there is a
shipping charge added to the order, and the profit is only 25% less the 10% for the BPO General Fund. Do not turn in online orders on your Master Sheet!Both copies of the completed Master Sheet along with the full payment are due to Mr. Hopkins in a sealed envelope by Thursday, October 25th.


Checks are to be made payable to WHHSBPO with your student's name and “Sarris Candy” written on the memo line. Any questions, please contact Lisa Barry at 412-607-2153 or LBarry99@aol.com
Heinz Field Sign Ups - We Still need more Volunteers!!!
Please read the information on the sign up sheet carefully!  See our Volunteer page for requirements.

Game Sign Ups - we really NEED Volunteers to fill the stand!!!!
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Falcons-- Sunday, October 7 - sign up due 9/25
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Duke -- Saturday, October 27 - time TBD, sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Browns -- Sunday, October 28 sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Panthers -- Thursday, November 8 -sign up due 10/27
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Virginia Tech -- Saturday, November 10-time TBD, sign up due 10/29
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Chargers -- Sunday, December 2 - sign up due 11/19
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Patriots-- Sunday, December 16 - sign up due 12/04
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Bengals-- Sunday, December 30 - sign up due 12/18

Update September 25

posted Sep 26, 2018, 5:30 PM by WHBand Site

Friday Night Football Game

Football Game Away @ West Allegheny
  • PICTURES FOR BAND AT 2:30PM AT HS!!!
  • Students Report to the High School for game at 3:30pm wearing their Show shirt.
  • Be prepared for a long bus ride.
  • Depart for West A at roughly 4:15pm.
  • Kick off is tentatively at 7pm.
  • Return to high school at roughly 11:00pm
HOME BAND COMPETITION!!!!

Still more people needed! 

Our competition will take place on Saturday, October 6!!  Mark your calendars now, take off of work, plan to be there!! 
Please see the 
sign up sheet HERE to pick where you would like to help.  We still need help especially in CONCESSIONS!!  At the Band parent meeting, we can determine shifts for concession work - if you need a certain shift (like I cannot be there until 6pm, please note on your sign up).

RAFFLE BASKETS:  Each band section is collecting $5 from each band member to go towards raffle baskets.  Also any parent is welcome to donate a completed basket if you wish - and we welcome that help :)

Questions??? Please contact Laura Osterle at
jposterle@verizon.net. 

We need everyone to help for this to be successful!!
BAND PARENT MEETING!!!!
Wednesday, October 3 at 7pm
High School auditorium!!
FINAL PLANNING FOR BAND COMPETITION
            Concession Stand!!              
We are doing so well in concession stand!! Business was BRISK at homecoming!  Please if you are able to help 2-3 more people needed each game for 5 minutes before halftime through the third quarter! 

Sign ups also still available for 50/50 sales, merchandise and to help with the pit at half time. Please consider volunteering. Many hands make light work! Links to sign up sheets below!
 
October 5
October 26 - NEED 9-11th grade parents!! This is senior night!
Upcoming Fundraiser Dates
  • OTIS SPUNKMYER COOKIE DOUGH and CHESTNUT HILL CANDLE sales starts 9/24 (DUE 10/08)
  • SARRIS CANDY sale starts 10/04 (Due 10/25)
  • LOTTERY CALENDARS on sale until December 15 (speak to Jen Pekor)
For fundraiser chair contact info go to:  http://www.whhsband.com/fundraising 
 
Heinz Field Sign Ups - We Still need more Volunteers!!!
Please read the information on the sign up sheet carefully!  See our Volunteer page for requirements.

Game Sign Ups - we really NEED Volunteers to fill the stand!!!!
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Falcons-- Sunday, October 7 - sign up due 9/25
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Duke -- Saturday, October 27 - time TBD, sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Browns -- Sunday, October 28 sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Panthers -- Thursday, November 8 -sign up due 10/27
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Virginia Tech -- Saturday, November 10-time TBD, sign up due 10/29
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Chargers -- Sunday, December 2 - sign up due 11/19
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Patriots-- Sunday, December 16 - sign up due 12/04
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Bengals-- Sunday, December 30 - sign up due 12/18

Workers needed for Ed Sheeran concert and more....

posted Sep 19, 2018, 12:39 PM by WHBand Site


ATTENTION!!

PNC Park reached out for some non-profit volunteers to assist them for their Ed Sheeran concert on Saturday, September 29th.

Report time: 4pm

Payout: $100/volunteer

Uniform: Black pants and black shoes- PNC will provide you with a shirt and hat.

Volunteers will enter through 24 hour security which is at the intersection of Mazeroski Way and North Shore Drive. Upon entering security, they will make a right into the service tunnel, and then there will be a check in table to greet them.

From the Heinz Field staff: Please note that there is a Steelers Game the following day and report time is 5pm. Please do not let this effect staffing numbers for the Steelers game!!

To sign up:  you MUST email Donna Kefalos (whbpo.heinzcoordinator@gmail.com) by 8 AM Friday, September 21st    

All workers must have training completed!!

HOAGIE AND PEPPERONI ROLL PICK UPS ARE TOMORROW!!!

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

PLEASE DO NOT FORGET AS THESE CANNOT BE STORED.  PICK UP IS IN HS CAFETERIA FROM 5-6PM.

Also Mixed Bags orders are due 9/20 as well!!
Other upcoming Heinz Field Sign Ups
Volunteers work in a concession stand at Heinz Field during Steeler and Pitt football games to earn money for a student's account. Volunteers must be 18 and have completed Aramark's food preparation. Please read the information on the sign up sheet carefully! There will be a few more sign up sheets added for games without times yet. 

Game Sign Ups Currently Available (more to come!!):
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Ravens-- Sunday, September 30 sign up due 9/18
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Falcons-- Sunday, October 7 - sign up due 9/25
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Browns -- Sunday, October 28 - sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Panthers -- Thursday, November 8 -sign up due 10/27
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Chargers -- Sunday, December 2 - sign up due 11/19
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Patriots-- Sunday, December 16 - sign up due 12/04
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Bengals-- Sunday, December 30 - sign up due 12/18
We really need workers for Heinz Field so we do not lose our stand.  This is the way many people pay for band trips.  Please consider getting trained and signing up to work at the games listed on the calendar/on our bring it sign up sheets.  
Sign up here: Bring It sheets

Update September 11

posted Sep 12, 2018, 6:05 AM by WHBand Site

WE NEED YOUR HELP
The Marching Band & Images would greatly appreciate donations of water and snacks for halftime at games.  Mrs. Hertrick has graciously provided this for the last couple weeks, but we should help out too!  Any size bottled water and pre-packaged snacks like cheese, animal crackers, chips, crackers (but NOTHING that will stain the uniform - so NO cheetos or doritos please!!).  Donations can be dropped off at the band room before games or at practices. There are about 120 students to feed :)
THANK YOU!!
Upcoming Fundraiser deadlines
  • September HOAGIE orders DUE September 13 (Pick up is September 20)
  • MIXED BAGS orders DUE September 20 (Pick up October 18)
  • PEPPERONI ROLL Pick up is September 20
  • LOTTERY CALENDARS on sale until December 15 (speak to Jen Pekor)
For fundraiser chair contact info go to:  http://www.whhsband.com/fundraising 
 
BPO MEMBERSHIP CARDS (which allow you to vote) $5 -
 available for purchase by contacting Missy Criss (whhsbpo+secretary@gmail.com). They can ONLY be sold until October 1!!!
               FIRST HOME GAME!!!                
  • Students Report to the High School at 4:00pm​ wearing their show shirt.
  • Depart for Wolverina at roughly 5:30.
  • Kick off is tentatively at 7pm.
  • Return to high school at roughly 10:30pm
Don't forget to sign up for the Wolvarena concession stand. We need people for concession stand, 50/50 sales, merchandise and to help with the pit at half time. Please consider volunteering. Many hands make light work! Links to sign up sheets below! 
September 14
September 21
October 5
October 26 - NEED 9-11th grade parents!! This is senior night!
 
After the game Friday night, go get some grub at Buffalo Wild Wings!! Have everyone you know show this ticket and we get at least 10% of the eligible sales sent to us! Help earn us money AND support Buffalo Wild Wings (they bumped another group for us on this night - let's give them our business!!!!!).
THANK YOU for supporting the Marching Band & Images!!

ATTENTION: East Allegheny Competition 9/15

  • Students should pack their parade uniform to wear under their uniform.
  • Students report at 1pm​ to High School for rehearsal
  • Please eat and hydrate throughout the day
  • Dinner break at 4pm (Pack Dinner)
  • Get into uniform at 4:00 And Depart for EA by roughly 4:30
  • Warm up is 5:40
  • Performance time is 6:55
  • Return to High School at roughly 10pm.
**Mrs. Zollner needs pit help at band competitions too!!  Please email her ASAP to let her know if you can help (mzollner@windstream.net)
HOME BAND COMPETITION!!!!
Still more people needed! Come join the party!!
 
Our competition will take place on Saturday, October 6!!  Mark your calendars now, take off of work, plan to be there!! 
Please see the 
sign up sheet HERE to pick where you would like to help.  If you have questions about which portion of the event might fit best with your talents/schedule, please contact Laura Osterle at jposterle@verizon.net. 

This is a lot of work but TONS of fun and a great way to showcase all that is good in Woodland Hills to other school districts!!
Heinz Field Sign Ups - Volunteers Needed!!!
Please read the information on the sign up sheet carefully! There will be a few more sign up sheets added for games without times yet. See our Volunteer page for requirements.

Game Sign Ups - we really NEED Volunteers to fill the stand!!!!
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Ravens-- Sunday, September 30 sign up due 9/18
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Syracuse - Saturday, October 6 - time TBD, sign up due 9/25
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Falcons-- Sunday, October 7 - sign up due 9/25
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Duke -- Saturday, October 27 - time TBD, sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Browns -- Sunday, October 28 sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Panthers -- Thursday, November 8 -sign up due 10/27
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Virginia Tech -- Saturday, November 10-time TBD, sign up due 10/29
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Chargers -- Sunday, December 2 - sign up due 11/19
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Patriots-- Sunday, December 16 - sign up due 12/04
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Bengals-- Sunday, December 30 - sign up due 12/18

Update September 4

posted Sep 6, 2018, 9:25 AM by WHBand Site

BAND PARENT MEETING - Wednesday, September 5, 7 pm
We need a treasurer for next year, please consider serving
Meet at the High School in the auditorium. 
Meetings are on the band calendar at www.whhsband.com

Also - BPO MEMBERSHIP CARDS (which allow you to vote) for purchase ($5) for the 1st two membership meetings

ATTENTION: Penn Trafford Competition 9/8

  • Students report at 1pm to High School for rehearsal
  • Dinner break at 4pm (bring dinner or drop off food at this time)
  • Please eat and hydrate throughout the day.
  • Students need to pack their parade uniform to wear under their uniform. If the parade uniform is not clean students are encouraged to wear solid black t-shirts.
  • Get into uniform at 4:30pm and depart for Penn Trafford by ~ 5pm.
  • Performance time is 7:15 pm
  • Return to high school at roughly 10 pm.
**Mrs. Zollner needs pit help at band competitions too!!  Please email her ASAP to let her know if you can help (mzollner@windstream.net)
HOME BAND COMPETITION!!!!
This is an ALL HANDS ON DECK event!
 
Our competition will take place on Saturday, October 6!!  Mark your calendars now, take off of work, plan to be there!! 
Please see the 
sign up sheet HERE to pick where you would like to help.  If you have questions about which portion of the event might fit best with your talents/schedule, please contact Laura Osterle at jposterle@verizon.net. 

This is a lot of work but TONS of fun and a great way to showcase all that is good in Woodland Hills to other school districts!!
Heinz Field Sign Ups - Volunteers Needed!!!
Please read the information on the sign up sheet carefully! There will be a few more sign up sheets added for games without times yet. See our Volunteer page for requirements.

Game Sign Ups - we really NEED Volunteers to fill the stand!!!!
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt v. Penn State- Saturday, September 8 sign ups extended!!! Volunteers Needed!!!
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt v. Georgia Tech - Saturday, September 15 - sign up due 9/4. Volunteers Needed!!!
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Chiefs -- Sunday, September 16,  sign up due 9/4. Volunteers Needed!!!
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Ravens-- Sunday, September 30 sign up due 9/18
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Syracuse - Saturday, October 6 - time TBD, sign up due 9/25
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Falcons-- Sunday, October 7 - sign up due 9/25
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Duke -- Saturday, October 27 - time TBD, sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Browns -- Sunday, October 28 sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Panthers -- Thursday, November 8 -sign up due 10/27
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt V. Virginia Tech -- Saturday, November 10-time TBD, sign up due 10/29
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Chargers -- Sunday, December 2 - sign up due 11/19
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Patriots-- Sunday, December 16 - sign up due 12/04
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Bengals-- Sunday, December 30 - sign up due 12/18
Upcoming Fundraiser deadlines
  • PEPPERONI ROLL order is DUE September 5!!  (Pick up is September 20)
  • September HOAGIE orders DUE September 13 (Pick up is September 20)
  • MIXED BAGS orders DUE September 20 (Pick up October 18)
  • LOTTERY CALENDARS on sale until December 15 (speak to Jen Pekor)
For fundraiser chair contact info go to:  http://www.whhsband.com/fundraising 
 
Pit help for away games:
As Mrs. Zollner indicated at the parent meeting, the pit needs help moving equipment onto the field for home and away games.  For home games, sign up on Bring it sheets for concession stand (see above), for away games please let her know if you can help by emailing her at mzollner@windstream.net
 
Don't forget to sign up for the Wolvarena concession stand. We need people for concession stand, 50/50 sales, merchandise and to help with the pit at half time. Please consider volunteering. Many hands make light work! Links to sign up sheets below!
September 14 
September 21
October 5
October 26 - NEED 9-11th grade parents!! This is senior night!

Are you hungry???  

Download our Buffalo Wild Wings flyer to your mobile device or print it out for your visit. Band and Images will earn 10% towards our group fundraising goal whenever you eat there! More information coming on special fundraising dates when we can earn more than 10%. Information is also available on our Fundraising page.
 

Update August 27

posted Aug 29, 2018, 6:10 PM by WHBand Site

UPCOMING BAND PARENT MEETINGS!!
Band & Images Parent meetings are held, generally, the first Wednesday of the month.  Next meeting is Wednesday, September 5, 7 pm.  Meet at the High School in the auditorium (changes to location will be emailed/on Facebook).  Meetings are on the band calendar at www.whhsband.com
Heinz Field Sign Ups
Volunteers work in a concession stand at Heinz Field during Steeler and Pitt football games or at other special events to earn money for a student's account. Volunteers must be 18 and have completed Aramark's food preparation. Please read the information on the sign up sheet carefully! There will be a few more sign up sheets added for games without times yet. 
See our Volunteer page for requirements.

Game Sign Ups Currently Available (more to come!!):
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt v. Albany - Saturday, September 1 sign up due TODAY!!!
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt v. Penn State- Saturday, September 8 sign up due 8/29
2018 Heinz Field: Pitt v. Georgia Tech - Saturday, September 15 - sign up due 9/4
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Chiefs -- Sunday, September 16,  sign up due 9/4
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Ravens-- Sunday, September 30 sign up due 9/18
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Falcons-- Sunday, October 7 - sign up due 9/25
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Browns -- Sunday, October 28 sign up due 10/16
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Panthers -- Thursday, November 8 -sign up due 10/27
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Chargers -- Sunday, December 2 - sign up due 11/19
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Patriots-- Sunday, December 16 - sign up due 12/04
2018 Heinz Field: Steelers v. Bengals-- Sunday, December 30 - sign up due 12/18
Hoagie ordersare due September 13 and will be available for pick up on September 20 in the Jr. /Sr. High cafeteria starting at 5:00 PM. Grab your form here!

They are perfect for the between school and football game dinner.
Don't forget to sign up for the Wolvarena concession stand. We need people for concession stand, 50/50 sales, merchandise and to help with the pit at half time. Please consider volunteering. Many hands make light work! Links to sign up sheets below!
September 14 
September 21
October 5
October 26 - NEED 9-11th grade parents!! This is senior night!
 

 
Pepperoni Roll orders are due September 5!!

Sell for $2 and get $1 (minus 10%) in your child's account!! Pick up is September 20 from 5-6pm in the HS cafeteria - these cannot be stored as they are fresh!!  But you can freeze them!!

Include your phone number on the order!!  Order form is here.
Pit help for away games:
As Mrs. Zollner indicated at the parent meeting, the pit needs help moving equipment onto the field for home and away games.  For home games, sign up on Bring it sheets for concession stand (see above), for away games please let her know if you can help by emailing her at mzollner@windstream.net
 

   Sale now - September 20!!

Clare Withers, co-chair, cwithers@pitt.edu
 and
Jen Alfieri
, co-chair, alfierijb2@upmc.edu
  • Dates: Orders are due September 20 [Firm Deadline!]. Pick up will occur from 5 to 6pm on Thursday, October 18th in the high school cafeteria.
  • Sale price/profit: Price varies. Student profit will be 40-50%, minus the 10% profit for the WHHSBPO General Fund. If we hit $1500 in sales the profit is 50%!!
  • Packets: available in band room.  Out of town supporters should go to www.mixedbagdesigns.com and click Shop to Support a Fundraiser and enter our ID which is 584276
  • Online orders: http://www.mixedbagdesigns.com/?fundraiserid=584276
Bags, kitchen items, and wrapping paper.  Online ordering available. Orders ship direct and orders over $75.00 ship for free!
NOTE:Online orders are subject to tax and anything under $75 will also pay shipping.
2018 Lottery Calendars 

2018 Lottery Calendars are now available to those who want to take advantage of this excellent fundraiser. Money due in December.
Our coordinator is Jen Pekor  jendave1195@gmail.com or
 412-417-5731
Also contact Jen if you would be willing to coordinate this fundraiser next year!!Each calendar costs $20 and contains a 3-digit number.  The winning number is based on the EVENING drawing of the PA Daily Lottery (Pick 3). Payouts are as follows:
  • Number matches pulled Monday through Saturday receive $20
  • Number matches pulled Sunday receive $50
  • Number matches on the selected holiday each month [marked by a musical note]  will receive $100.

Are you hungry???  

Download our Buffalo Wild Wings flyer to your mobile device or print it out for your visit. Band and Images will earn 10% towards our group fundraising goal whenever you eat there! More information coming on special fundraising dates when we can earn more than 10%. Information is also available on our Fundraising page.
 
Did you miss pre-orders??
Have no fear! You can still get your marching band swag!
Stop by our merchandise table at every home game and our October 7 competition for your Band and Images gear.
Communication Reminder
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Schoology will be the place to go for all detailed information. Parents, be sure you have access. The BPO newsletter will go out weekly in an effort to keep parents updated on activities, fundraising, and events that parents need to know. The website will also have this information and additional details regarding these activities. Please be sure to check both. Information may be duplicated (we want to make sure you know what's going on); but parent-specific information will not appear on Schoology.  If you have any issues with Schoology, please contact Mr. Hopkins. For all questions regarding the weekly updates, website, or other parent information, email whhsbpo@gmail.com.

August 18-25 Update

posted Aug 17, 2018, 8:01 PM by WHBand Site

Are You Ready for Marching Band Season?!

The parade uniform for all August performances is the band t-shirt, plain black shorts, black socks, black Dinkles/shoes. No visible jewelry!  Only subtle nail polish is allowed (French or pink & white). 
Here is the schedule for the next week:

  • Saturday August 18 - Rankin Parade.  Students reports to high school at 9AM.  Students will be transported to Rankin and the parade starts at 11AM.  Afterwards, students will be transported back to the HS for Woodland Hills Welcome Back Days, where they will perform on the soccer field.  Students may leave after the performance at the HS.
  • Tuesday, August 21 - Kennywood!! Students report to HS at noon, wearing street clothes.  Students should pack their parade uniform as above and must change before the parade. Students will spend the afternoon at Kennywood and will perform at the Fall Fantasy Parade at roughly 8 pm.  You may choose to be picked up from Kennywood by your parents, BUT Mr. Hopkins must receive notice of this IN WRITING (letter or email) BEFORE 8/21/18. Students need to bring money for meals!!!
  • Wednesday, August 22 - Parent Preview! Students report to the WOLVARENA at 6pm wearing parade uniform. The first Band Parent Booster meeting will take place at 7pm and the students will perform directly after that meeting.
  • Saturday, August 25 - Edgewood Community Days - Students report to the HS at 2pm, in parade uniform! The band will perform at Koenig Field on Greendale Ave at approximately 3:50 pm.  Students will be allowed to enjoy the event until about 6pm when they will be transported to the Wolvarena.  Bring money for food or pack dinner. The first football game performance will be at half-time of the 8pm game.  Students will be returned by bus to the HS and then be dismissed from there.
Did you miss pre-orders??
Have no fear! You can still get your marching band swag!
Stop by our merchandise table at every home game and our October 6 competition for your Band and Images gear.
FUNDRAISING!!!!!!!
Fundraising is a year-round event for us in Marching Band.  We offer many options - you DO NOT need to do everything!!  Pick what works for you (this is why we have so many options!!).  For all fundraisers you earn 90% of the profit and 10% goes to the general band operating fund. Here is some information about fundraisers:
  • Hoagie sales occur all year.  Download the form here, and every month you can order dinner for your family or develop a neighborhood following and get them to order dinner!! See the calendar on the Band Score website for dates, but in general, orders are due the 2nd Thursday of each month, and picked up from 5-6pm the 3rd Thursday of the month. Mary Burke is the chair of this fundraiser:  maryntomburke@verizon.net
  • Lottery calendars - Purchase for $20, get $6 into your account and be eligible to win for all of 2019!  Sales continue until December 2018.  Contact Jen Pekor, find her after a band practice, or at a parent meeting to get calendars to sell (jendave1195@gmail.com).
  • Heinz field - work a Steelers or Pitt football game and earn $90-120 per game!!  See below for sign ups for games in August and September.  The remainder for planning purposes are on the calendar.
  • Mixed Bags sales - going on NOW.  Pick up sales packets from the band room (your kids know where). Sale runs from NOW until September 20!! If we sell $1500, then our profit is 50%!!!!!  THAT IS HUGE!  Pick up your packet now! Contact Jenn Alfieri or Clare Withers for details (cwithers@pitt.edu or 412-298-4037 OR  alfijb@upmc.edu or 412-327-7166; call or text).
  • Pepperoni Rolls - suggested by one of our parents, pick up a flier at the Parent Preview!  This sale starts NOW!!  Each roll is $2 (and $1 goes to your child's account) - these are great for quick meals on band nights or for busy sports nights! Sale goes until September 5 (with delivery on September 20).  Check it out at That's a Wrap!  Tara Reis is the contact person for this fundraiser:  tarareis@verizon.net.
Heinz Field Sign Ups
Volunteers work in a concession stand at Heinz Field during Steeler and Pitt football games or at other special events to earn money for a student's account. Volunteers must be 18 and have completed Aramark's food preparation. Please read the information on the sign up sheet carefully! See our Volunteer page for requirements.

Game Sign Ups Currently Available (more to come!!):
Communication Reminder
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Schoology will be the place to go for all detailed information. Parents, be sure you have access. The BPO newsletter will go out weekly in an effort to keep parents updated on activities, fundraising, and events that parents need to know. The website will also have this information and additional details regarding these activities. Please be sure to check both. Information may be duplicated (we want to make sure you know what's going on); but parent-specific information will not appear on Schoology.  If you have any issues with Schoology, please contact Mr. Hopkins. For all questions regarding the weekly updates, website, or other parent information, email whhsbpo@gmail.com.

Late July Update

posted Jul 29, 2018, 1:03 PM by WHBand Site   [ updated Jul 29, 2018, 1:05 PM ]

  FUNDRAISING
Heinz Field!! Your training forms need to be turned in to Donna Kefalos by July 29!! (in person or emailed to: whbpo.heinzcoordinator@gmail.com).  Volunteers work in a concession stand at Heinz Field during and Steeler football games or at other special events to earn money for a student's account. Details of what you need to complete are on the Band Score webpage (http://www.whhsband.com/home) scroll down to the Heinz Field Training update!! 
Bring it sheets for Steelers and Pitt football games will be active and live soon.  Next event: TAYLOR SWIFT concert.  Sign up here 

WH Marching Band & Images merchandise will be available to order and flyers with merchandise descriptions will be sent home with kids from band camp. Be on the look out!!

Woodland Hills Band sells lottery calendars that are eligible for the entire calendar year beginning January 1st and ending December 31st. We purchase 1,000 calendars that are numbered 000 through 999.  Each calendar costs $20 and has a 3-digit number on it.  The winner is based on the evening drawing of the PA Daily Lottery.  If your 3-digit number is drawn on a Sunday, you win $50; if the number matches Monday through Saturday, you win $20; if the number matches on the selected holiday, marked by a musical note, you win $100. 

When a calendar is sold, the seller needs to return the Information Stub from the calendar along with payment.  Checks should be made payable to WHHS BPO and the student’s name should be reference in the memo section of any check so the student gets the appropriate credit.  Six dollars goes to the student’s account for each calendar sold. For any additional information, please contact Jen Pekor at 412-417-5731 or jendave1195@gmail.com.

Volunteers Needed!
 
#1 There is still help needed at band camp to staff the snack and t-shirt table.  The times are 9:30am-1:30pm each day of camp.  Please consider taking a day off of your usual work to spend with our kids!  Sign ups are on BringIt.  Click here to be taken to the sign up sheet.


#2 We need people willing to take charge of one fundraiser/year.  We will coach you through the process - co-chairing fundraiser is an easy way to contribute and help out the band!!

#3 WE NEED OFFICERS!!  A TREASURER - to start next (2019-2020) school year! It would be best to shadow our current treasurer this football season to understand the job.  LEARNING THE TREASURER'S JOB WILL COUNT AS YOUR CONCESSION STAND COMMITMENT FOR THE SEASON (no need to work the stand in addition to this).  Need to be good with numbers, like counting money and making sure things add up!! Contact Lisa Brawdy for more information - whhsbpo+treasurer@gmail.com

A PRESIDENT and a VICE-PRESIDENT- to start in next (2019-2020) school year as well - talk to Ellen Kiley at whhsbpo+president@gmail.com or Laura Osterle at whhsbpo+vicepresident@gmail.com for details.
Upcoming Events

*Band Camp
July 30-August 3, 8am-3pm
August 6-10, 8am-3pm

*Rankin Parade/Welcome Back Day
times TBD 
*Kennywood Band Day/Parade
August 21, more details during band camp

*Band Parent Preview & Meeting:
August 22, around 7pm
Wolvarena
Upcoming Fundraisers

*Hoagie Sales!!
start during band camp, orders due
August 2, delivery August 9
*Lottery Calendars
sale starts during band camp and goes through December!!
*Mixed Bags
sale to start during band camp - stay tuned for details!!
*Heinz field dates:
Taylor Swift, August 7

START FUNDRAISING EARLY!!!

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