Band Happenings week of 10/30/23

Hello GP Band Families!

Below is a list of upcoming events to put on your calendar. The events are listed in date order and indicate which band(s) are called below the date. Stay current with the GP Band Happenings by following the GPHS Band Boosters on Facebook and Instagram or visit

NEW this week—Holiday Poinsettia & Wreath Fundraiser ended October 27th
We are unable to accept any additional late orders. Orders will be available for pickup after 1pm on  Friday, November 17th. Specific order pickup details will be announced closer to the 17th.

Important upcoming DATES: 

Monday, October 30th  5-6pm  GPAC
Wind Ensemble 
Halloween Concert—Thank you for a wonderful performance!!

Wednesday, November 8th  7-8pm  GPAC
Jazz Bands I & II 
Fall Concert—Students should arrive @6:30pm in concert attire and be ready to begin at 7pm.

Friday, November 10th  9:30am-noon
Grizzly Band 
Mill Creek Veterans Day Parade—Grizzly Band to march in parade. Students should arrive at GP @9:30am to change into uniforms and board busses to LA Fitness (Mill Creek Town Center) parade staging area. After the parade, students will return to GP to change out of and hang uniforms. Remember to wear black socks and all black shoes. Attendance will be taken in the Band Room hallway. Students should return to GP by noon. Volunteer needs: Bus Chaperones (4) chaperones will help coordinate loading and unloading of busses to and from Mill Creek, help maintain order in staging area prior start of parade, and direct students return to busses after parade. Visit to signup.  

Tuesday, November 14th  7-8:30pm  GP Band Room
ALL are welcome 
Band Booster Board Meeting

Friday, November 17th 
..PICKUP Wreath & Poinsettia orders (more info TBA)
..LAST DAY to order Student Band Hoodies

Saturday, November 18th 
Jazz Bands I & II 
Northshore Jazz Festival

Don’t Forget:
Student Band Hoodies are on sale now—November 17th!!
The Student Band Hoodie is a Navy Hooded Sweatshirt with screen-printed “Grizzly Band” logo on front and “Paw” logo on sleeve. The cost is $37 for sizes S – XL ($45 for 2XL). Printed name on the back is optional and is an additional $9. This year, we’ve created an online order form to accept credit card payments AND a printable order form for cash/check payments. Cash payments should be exact change, checks should be made payable to “GP Band Boosters.” Paper orders with proper payment can be given to Char in the main office, (NOT the bookkeeper). Please DO NOT give any order forms/payments to Mr. Morris. Orders will be accepted thru Friday, November 17th to ensure delivery before Winter Break.

VOLUNTEERS needed for Swing Dance Organizing & Planning Committee
The Swing Dance is a community fundraising event that includes GPHS Jazz bands, VVMS jazz bands, and an hour of professional swing dance lessons to start the evening. This event takes place Saturday, January 20th in the GP Commons. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit to sign-up or email the boosters at

If you have any questions, please email the GP Band Boosters at Thank you for supporting your band students and the GP Band Program.


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