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AWARD-WINNING COLOR GUARD and WINTER GUARD!

06/07 Winter Guard

Guard Notes & News updated 10/26/2006

... And the 06-07 Achievements just keep piling up!

Middle School Winter Guard Try-outs October 23-26
Help needed from HS guard from 3-5 on Monday and Wednesday please.

Please let Mrs. Hansen know ASAP if you are interested in renting a van with others for the trip to Dayton. The bus is full with the girls, staff and chaperones. The fee will depend on how many participate. If we have 12, the fee will be approx. $60/person. More Information on the Dayton Page.

You can check WGI to see updates of who is in our class for the St. Louis Regional and World Championships. Go to wgi.org and click on the 'color guard entries' link at the bottom left side.

REMINDER: BAND BOOSTER MEETINGS ARE EVERY SECOND MONDAY OF THE MONTH AT 7PM IN THE OHS BAND ROOM. Color Guard is PART OF THE BAND!!!! We are one unit, and they are considered band members through the fall season. They receive a grade for band and are fed by the boosters at every competition and football game. The boosters gave us $1,500 last year toward nationals. It would be great to see some guard parent faces at the next meeting.

The color guard has two performing seasons at Odessa High School, the fall season and the winter season. The fall guard performs with the Band of Distinction at all home football games and all marching festivals. The fall guard rehearses each day from 7:00-8:45 with the band and Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-9. The guard has consistently earned top honors at every marching festival for the past 4 years.

The winter guard has competed for the past 4 years in the Mid-Continent Color Guard Circuit. In 2006 the winter guard won the Kansas City Regional Winter Guard International Competition. They are also a National Semi-Finalist earning 5th place in their division.

CONTACT: Lindsey Hansen, Director lhansen@odessa.k12.mo.us

  Missouri State University
  Smithville High School
  WGI Regional - St Louis
  Hickman Mills High School
  Lee's Summit High School
  ** Lee's Summit North H.S.
  ** Open KC Date
  ** Championships
  WGI Worlds - Dayton

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UPCOMING FUNDRAISERS
FOR WINTER GUARD

Oct. 11-25: Candy Bars $1.00

Oct. 20-21: Guard-A-Thon
4monies collected Oct 12-20

Nov. 11: Deerhunter Breakfast 1
44-9 A.M. @ First United Methodist Church

Nov. 18: Deerhunter Breakfast 2
44-9 A.M. @ First United Methodist Church

Nov. 15-29: AVON 'Mark' Sales
4meeting 11/14 at 3:00

Basketball Game Concessions
12/7, 12/12, 12/14, 1/4 1/9, 1/16, 1/18, 2/1, 2/13
3 parents needed for each game. 5:15-8:30 each date. Sign Up Here/View Schedule
NOTE: Guard girls cannot work - they will be in rehearsal


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