Land of Band This Week 1/17/22

Land of Band and Color Guard
Final Week Before Finals
We will continue to develop our Concert Bands this week during 0 period as we close out the semester. Please do your best to be on time and ready to go as soon as the rehearsal begins. It is important for us to make the most of our rehearsal time!Winter GroupsPlease refer to your schedules set by your instructors for rehearsals this week. Booster Meeting

Tuesday, January 18, 7:30pDress warm, and please join us in the Theatron for our monthly Booster Meeting. What’s up for this week…Monday No SchoolWinter Guard and Winter Percussion Rehearsal
Tuesday0 PeriodWind Ensemble in Band RoomSymphonic Band in TheaterColor Guard – Raya Gym Wednesday0 PeriodWind Ensemble in Band RoomSymphonic Band in TheaterColor Guard – Raya Gym Thursday0 PeriodWind Ensemble in Band RoomSymphonic Band in TheaterColor Guard – Raya Gym Friday0 PeriodWind Ensemble in Band RoomSymphonic Band in TheaterColor Guard – Raya GymFinancial Update

Happy New Year Everyone! 
Program Updates:
Fall Marching SeasonAt this time, all of the Marching Season program fees should be paid. If you haven’t fulfilled your Fair Share yet, please continue to do so. We still need to meet our budgetary requirements to keep our program going. 
Jazz GroupsThe 2021-2022 Fair Share has been established. Here is what is due based on performance groups…Jazz1: $400
Jazz2: $400
Jazz3: $100
Reno Transportation (Jazz 1 & 2): $150With the cancellation of the Las Vegas Trip, any money that had been assigned to it from fundraising, or payments will be moved to cover the Reno transportation first, then to Fair Share.
Winter GuardPlease keep providing payments, and making progress in meeting your financial responsibilities (costumes, Fair Share, Dayton, parent trips, etc). 
Winter DrumlineThe 2022 Winter Drumline was just told what their financial responsibilities are, and some have already started paying. I’ll have more information about how it’s going next month.
Difficult TimesRemember, if you and your family are still suffering from financial hardships, please email me at, and we can work on how to take care of it. 
CharmsCharms is mostly updated.  If it seems like there’s an issue, please send me an email, and I will look into it.
To log into Charms:Username: Your student’s school ID number
(If you have never logged in, the password is the same). Please log into Charms and check that you’re up to date with all of your fees for the year!

Ken Ostaskowski
Scrip Updates!

Next physical Scrip/Gift Card Deadline:

Order by 10am, 1/24 – Ready for pick up/delivery:  1/28
**updated date:  If you have been participating in Shop With Scrip you will receive a December fair share credit statement by 1/18. Sorry I was not able to run reports last week.   Please allow 3 weeks for Charms update**
Please visit the Shop With Scrip website:  to see a full list of retailers and bonuses!
Here is a quick overview of ShopWithScrip (SWS):
There are 3 types of scrip – physical gift cards, reload and eGift Cards.  
~Physical cards are purchased in advance and available about 7 days later (upcoming deadlines in blue). 
~Some physical cards have a Reloadable option so you can reload 24/7 (not all are reloadable – please visit SWS website for a full list).  
~eGift Cards are available for purchase and use 24/7 when you pay online.
If you have any questions, please reach out.
Lori Arneal
Upcoming Fundraisers

Kristy Kreme fundraiser
 – January/February 

Golf tournament
 – SAVE THE DATE – March 21st

We are still accepting donations for next year’s Gift Wrap Booths. 

Please consider donating wrapping paper, bows, tissue paper, and gift bags. 

We will collect them at Tom Judd’s or the Okamoto’s house.

Please contact us to schedule a time to drop off. 

Cindy Okamoto
714 335-8170 or email at

Tom Judd
714-719-7223 or email at EldoMIB@gmail.comColorGuard Fundraiser

January 29, 2022 – Savers Clothing Fundraiser – LAST FEW DAYS TO GET YOUR DONATIONS IN! There is still a little space in the trailer for your soft goods donations! Color Guard will be holding a Savers drive and is accepting soft good donations now through January 20th.  Donations can be dropped off on Tuesday evening at 5:45pm in the back parking lot or contact any color guard member to schedule a pickup or email Maria Gutierrez at 

VOTE for Maverick Shuck!
 Maverick Shuck is an El Dorado High School alumni (’21), and a former member of the El Dorado Band and ColorGuard.  He has been nominated for Youth Volunteer of the Year by the Placentia Chamber of Commerce for their 56th Annual Excellence in Placentia Gala.
Voting is open until Monday, January 24th.  There is no obligation, but we would love to see the band family come together for him. you for your cooperation and support of our award-winning program!  You are each a vital part of the great success our kids enjoy as part of the El Dorado Golden Hawks Band & Color Guard! Let’s Go Hawks!Subscribe
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1651 Valencia Ave.

Placentia, CA 92870