South Belton Band Students & Parents, Well we've reached the end of the school year, and it certainly has been notable! This will be my final message to you as the head band director as I will be moving to Belton Middle School next year. Please take time to read this letter summarizing our school… Continue reading End-of-Year Letter & Awards
Greetings, Well it’s already that time of year to start closing down school for the summer, and I’m sorry we weren’t able to end the school year in person. This message contains details for turning in school-owned instruments and cleaning out student lockers. I apologize in advance for the length of this message, but please… Continue reading Instrument Drop Off/Locker Clean Out
Dear Future M100 Family, The narrated Power Point video with information for ALL MEMBERS (new and current) is ready to go on You Tube! Please view this video as soon as possible. Lots of information about the up-coming school year, marching band, fees, etc. Thank you! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2o66F-XGbqI&feature=youtu.be
Below is the roster of next year's South Belton Band after our recent placement auditions. They are listed by student ID numbers for privacy reasons. Please realize these are preliminary results that may change between now and the start of school, per directors' discretion. Individual student packets will be sent out via email soon.
Unfortunately due to the pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the Spring Trip for this school year. Money that students have fundraised will stay at their respective schools, and will be used for student awards and other band expenses. If you are a parent of a current 6th or 7th grade band… Continue reading Spring Trip & Important Reminder
This message is for all current 6th and 7th grade band students only: Please read these set of instructions for this year's End-of-Year Placement Auditions. These auditions determine which ensemble (group) students will be placed in next school year. All current 6th and 7th grade band students are required to participate so we can adequately… Continue reading EOY Placement Audition Instructions
The following information pertains only to 8th graders joining the Belton High School Marching 100, and is directly from Shannon Gill, Director of Bands: We, the band staff, in accordance with recommendations from Administration, have decided not to hold video auditions this semester for band placement for next school year. Instead, we will place students in the… Continue reading Updated Information for M100 HS Band Auditions
Greetings, and welcome to the new age of learning online! We are all embarking on a new way of learning outside our Band Hall, and we want to work together. We want to still support our students' musical development, and we know they are probably missing their friends. Right now, these plans will be for… Continue reading Online Learning Plans
Mrs. Motl's nephew, Altin Sencalar, recently released a jazz album, "Realization" with Chris Glassman as part of The Sencalar/Glassman Quintet. The pair also visited members of the South Belton Band giving a masterclass on practice habits/techniques, philosophy, and demonstrating their savvy licks. Check out the article in the Temple Daily Telegram here.
As we look ahead to planning for next school year, we need your feedback on your 6th or 7th grade son or daughter's likely choice for their enrollment in Band next year. We really appreciate your child's participation in our program, and we sincerely hope they decide to continue to play their instrument and learn… Continue reading Band Intention Form