CALENDAR
SEPTEMBER 2018
  • 1:  Arts, Beats & Eats Volunteers Needed for BEER TENT (21 and over). 
  • 2:  Arts, Beats & Eats Volunteers Needed for BEER TENT (21 and over) and ENTRANCE GATES (students).
  • 3:  Arts, Beats & Eats Volunteers Needed for BEER TENT (21 and over). 
  • 4:  B&O Logo Wear Store opens (deadline  9/17/18) at:  https://rohsband.itemorder.com/sale
  • 7:  Raven Rally in ROHS courtyard 3 – 5 p.m.
  • 10:  Concert dress order forms (with payment) due
  • 11:  B&O Boosters meeting, 7 p.m., band room (All parents and students welcome!)
  • 13:  Tuxedo distribution (with $10 dry cleaning fee due) - Seniors 5:30 p.m, Jrs 6 p.m, Sophs 6:30 p.m, Fresh 7 p.m.
  • 14:  Home Game Performance (Berkley) “Salute to Service Night” Call: 4 p.m./Game: 7 p.m. 
    Post-Game Performance – “West Side Story” (Maria, America). 

  • 15:  Royal Oak Ford – Drive 4 UR School at the ROHS Bus Loop - Test Drive fundraiser!  9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • 17: Deadline for B&O Logo Wear orders is today at 11:59pm at:  https://rohsband.itemorder.com/sale
  • 21:  Home Game Performance (Seaholm) Homecoming. Alumni welcome for pre-game tailgate! 
    Call: 4 p.m./Game: 7 p.m. Post-game performance – “West Side Story” Complete.  Alumni Call Out Information 

  • 28:  Tag Days! (5-9 p.m.)  All students work at least one 3-hour shift in uniform (sign-up here
    Parent volunteers are also needed (sign-up here)

  • 29:  Tag Days! (9 a.m. - 9 p.m.)

OCTOBER 2018
  • ​1:  MSBOA All-State Applications due
  • 2:  Fall Band Concert, 7 p.m.
  • 3:  Fall Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m.
  • 7:  Marching Band Golf Outing RO Golf Course 12 – 5 p.m. (Adults only – Service Hours available for student volunteers )
  • 9:  B&O Boosters meeting, 7 p.m., band room (All parents and students welcome!)
  • 10:  MB Rehearsal w/ Guest Clinician All students wear Raven Head T-Shirts 3:15 – 5:15 p.m.
  • 11:  Hyatt Place Grand Opening - Jazz Band 6:30 p.m call; 7-8 p.m. "Dinner Set"
  • 12:  Home Game Performance (Detroit Edison) Call: 3 p.m./Game: 7 p.m. ROMS "Bulldog Night: with pre-game tailgate
  • 13:  CMU Marching Band Day (optional but awesome!) Central Michigan University 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. Music of “Santana” - Limited charter bus seating.  Reserve your seat now!  MB parents are also welcome to ride on the bus for a $30 fee.  To reserve your seat: Put $30/person (students are first priority) in a sealed envelope with all your pertinent info and place it in the band dropbox. A permission slip will be handed out as the date approaches.
  • 17:  MSBOA Marching Band Festival Bloomfield Hills H.S. Call: 3 p.m-10 p.m. “West Side Story” (Charter Bus)
  • 19:  Home Game Performance (Monroe Jefferson) with "Senior Night", Call: 3 p.m./Game: 7 p.m. Half-Time Performance – “West Side Story” with pre-game tailgate
  • 25:  MB Glow Show Invitational! (At ROHS) “West Side Story” Call 5 p.m., Show 7 p.m.
  • 26:  MSBOA Solo & Ensemble entries due
  • 27:  Woodwardside/ROBHIA Halloween Parades with costume contest 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. 
  • 27-28:  All-State auditions


NOVEMBER 2018
  • 5-16:  Poinsettia Sale
  • 8-11:  Fall Musical (Grease!)
  • 11:  Veterans’ Day Service Downtown Royal Oak (TBD)
  • 13:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7 p.m., band room (All parents and students welcome!)
  • 13-16:  Blue Lake Camp scholarship auditions (Times TBD; auditions will occur during classes all day)


DECEMBER 2018
  • 1:  Berkley Holiday Lights Parade *REQUIRED ATTENDANCE* , Call 5 p.m./Step-off 5:30 p.m.
  • 4:  Winter Band Concert, Call 6:30 p.m./7 p.m., show in ROHS auditorium
  • 5:  Winter Orchestra Concert, Call 6:30 p.m./7 p.m., show in ROHS auditorium
  • 11:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7 p.m., band room (All parents and students welcome!)
  • 14:  Barnes & Noble (396 John R Rd, Troy)
  • 20:  Jingle Bell Jazz at RO Farmers Market, 6 p.m.


JANUARY 2019
  • 8:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7 p.m., band room (All parents and students welcome!)
  • 11-12:  MSBOA District IV Honors Band & Jazz Band
  • 15:  Chamber Music Concert (Solo & Ensemble preview)
  • 18-19:  MSBOA District IV Solo & Ensemble Festival at Brighton HS
  • 24-26:  Michigan Music Conference (Grand Rapids) for students in All-State Ensembles


FEBRUARY 2019
  • ​1:  CMU Jazz Weekend for Jazz Band - 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. (drivers needed!)
  • 11-15:  HS placement auditions (8th Grade & HS students, Time TBD)
  • 12:  Pre-Festival Clinic/Concert at ROHS Auditorium (SB 3:30 p,m; WE 4:15 p.m; SO 5 p.m; 8th Grade Band 5:45 pm.)
  • 12:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7 p.m., band room (All parents and students welcome!)
  • 27 or 28: MSBOA District IV Band & Orchestra Festival (details TBD)


MARCH 2019
  • 5:  All City Band Concert, 7 p.m., ROHS gym
  • 7:  All City Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m., ROHS gym
  • 12:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7 p.m., band room (All parents and students welcome!)
  • 16:  MSBOA State Solo & Ensemble (South Lyon)
  • 24:  MSBOA Jazz Festival at Utica Eisenhower; time TBD (drivers needed!)
  • ??:  Jazz Expo (TBD)


APRIL 2019
  • 9:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7 p.m., band room (All parents and students welcome!)
  • 11:  Chamber Music Night
  • 25-27:  Thornapple Jazz Festival in Hastings, MI; Details TBD (drivers needed!)


MAY 2019
  • 7:  Spring Band Concert, 7 p.m., ROHS auditorium with Tux Returns after concert
  • 8:  Spring Orchestra Concert, 7 p.m., ROHS auditorium with Tux Returns after concert
  • 9-11:  Michigan Youth Arts Festival (Kalamazoo, MI) for those students selected to All-State Ensembles
  • 14:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7 p.m., band room (All parents and students welcome!)
  • 27:  Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade *REQUIRED ATTENDANCE* 8AM call time; 9 a.m. start (Downtown RO)
  • 28:  Band & Orchestra Banquet at T.B.D. location (RSVPs required) 6 p.m. – Finish
  • 30:  Uniform Return ROHS Band Room before school.  All items must be on hangers inside the bag, plus hat/box/gauntlets.
  • 31:  Class of 2019 Commencement (Freedom Hill)  NOTE: All Juniors perform at the ceremony!

JUNE 2019
  • ​1:  Celebration of the Arts, 12 noon - 5 p.m., ROMS
  • 3:  2019-2020 Marching Band rehearsal at 6 p.m. and parent meeting at 7 p.m., ROHS auditorium (MANDATORY)
  • 11:  B&O Boosters’ meeting, 7 p.m., band room (All parents and students welcome!)
  • 14:  Last Day of School


(last updated 9/5/18)

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PAST CALENDAR EVENTS
​AUGUST 2018

  • 16:  Freshmen / First Years / Section Leaders Orientation / Introductory Skills 9 a.m.. - 3 p.m. (Lunch provided)  SIGN UP to help.
  • 20-24:  Camp Week / Full Band Students present all day/Lunch Provided 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  SIGN UP to help during band camp.
  • 22:  Senior Registration, 8:30-10:30 a.m.  Seniors should report for Band Camp at 8 a.m.; they will be released from there for registration.
  • 23:  Uniform Distribution after rehearsal 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.:  Seniors-5:30, Juniors-6:00, Sophomores-6:30, Freshmen-7:00 
  • 23:  Junior Registration, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.  Sophomore Registration 12:30-2:30 p.m.  Juniors and sophomores should report for Band Camp at 8 a.m; they will be released at the appropriate times for registration.
  • 24:  Car Wash with Marching Band Students (3 hour shifts) 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  SIGN UP to help at the Car Wash.
  • 24:  Freshmen Orientation, 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Freshmen should attend orientation, THEN show up to help at the Car Wash.
  • 24:  Freshmen/Newbie Girls Dress Measurements, 12 noon - 1 p.m., band room.
  • 24:  Courtyard Movie (weather permitting) 9 – 11 p.m. NOTE: CANCELLED! NEW DATE TBD
  • 27:  Make-up registration times, 9 - 10:30 a.m. and 1 - 2:30 p.m.
  • 30:  Home Game Performance (Farmington) "School Spirit Show" Call: 3 p.m./Game: 7 p.m. 
  • 31:  Arts, Beats & Eats Volunteers Needed for BEER TENT (21 and over).

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