Alonso High School Bands

Home of the Ravens

8302 Montague Street, Tampa, Florida  33615

 

DIRECTOR OF BANDS: AMANDA R. GRIFFIS  |  PRINCIPAL: KENNETH HART

Florida Bandmasters Association District 7   

MISSION STATEMENT

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The mission of the Alonso High School Band program is to provide all students with the opportunity to learn an instrument and create unforgettable musical experiences. The band program seeks to make a positive difference in the lives of each member through the pursuit of musical achievement and positive peer relationships, while teaching and instilling confidence, humanity, self-awareness, responsibility and discipline. 
 
DIRECTORS UPDATES:

September 14, 2020


Raven Band families,


Good morning Raven Band!


Many congratulations are in order for all of our band members who performed at last Friday's game. 


An official director's update is forthcoming but I wanted to go ahead and release the links for PDQ and the guest list for this week's game. Please abide by the due dates listed beside each link. Unfortunately, no late submissions will be accepted. Thank you so much to all of our families who came out to support our band students!! 


PDQ Pre-Order Form (due Tuesday by the end of school): https://forms.gle/YgQHKB6mdvSUeaLX6


Home game against Steinbrenner this Thursday (due Wednesday by 12pm): https://tinyurl.com/y5d2r7hy


GO RAVENS!!

Mrs. Griffis




 

INTERIM VOLUNTEER FORM:

Here is the form for those who are interested in volunteering/chaperoning with the band. Please fill out 1 form per person.


BAND BOOSTER MEETING NOTES
LETS BE SOCIAL......
  • FACEBOOK:  LINK Alonso High School Raven Band - Relatives of current members may join.
  • FACEBOOK: LINK Alonso Band and Touch of Class Dance Team - All posts are shareable and can be used to spread the word about our amazing members.
  • INSTAGRAM: @ahsravenband
REMIND FOR QUICK ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Freshmen: Text @ahsband9th to 81010

  • Sophomores: Text @ahsband10 to 81010
  • Juniors: Text @ahsband11 to 81010
  • Seniors: Text @ahsband21 to 81010

REMIND FOR PARENTS:

  • Freshmen/Sophomore Parents: Text @ahsbandp1 to 81010
  • Junior/Senior Parents: Text @ahsbandp2 to 81010
 
 
 

BENEFITS OF JOINING THE ALONSO BAND PROGRAMS:

Band members share a common spirit of pride, enthusiasm, and devotion to the band that extends far beyond their four years of high school. In addition to the highest quality, rigorous musical instruction there are many other benefits to joining band. 


CONFIDENCE: The experience of performing on the field and on stage provides an invaluable opportunity to build a sense of pride and self-confidence. FRIENDSHIP: The band is an expansive and highly integrated social community, where you will make friendships that will last a lifetime.

FUN: Enjoy football games from a unique perspective and participate in community events and more.  LEADERSHIP: Band provides leadership training to all interested students, with opportunities for further in-depth training for selected students.  OPPORTUNITIES: Band encourages habits and choices that move students towards excellence through a rich and diverse range of opportunities in and out of the classroom.  TEAMWORK: Learn the value of working together and come to understand how your individual effort impacts the group as a whole.

 

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AFTER HIGH SCHOOL: CONTINUING EDUCATION IN MUSIC.........

 

On the west of Hillsborough County, sparkling beneath Florida's warm sunshine, stately in her natural splendor, our Alma Mater proudly stands.  Alonso High School, we all love you, fondest memories cling to thee.  We shall bear your spirit forever, loyal friends we will always be.  Navy and gold with blazon white, with praise our voices ring.  Our colors bright, our souls delight, with joy all Ravens sing.