Welcome to the Bixby Band and Pride of Bixby Family.

BAND COMMUNICATIONS

Please check your emails, Bixby Bands REMIND and Pride Parent REMIND for text updates, and the Band Calendar on the band website for current information.

Bixby Bands Public/Private Social Media Links


** (PRIVITE GROUP) Bixby Band Parent Organization Facebook Group : For Parents and Students of 8th-12th Bixby Band Families. This is a group for students and parents to share photos of band events with other parents and ask questions not available in the primary communications or as emergency communication if needed. Please send a join request and answer questions. Reminder this is not a Primary Communication for the band. Any issues or concerns need to be addressed with Directors via email or directly.

Bixby Bands Public Facebook Page or search for  @BixbyBands is the public organization page which shares public current event info and photo’s.

Bixby Bands Public Instagram Feed or #BixbyBands is the public organization feed on Instagram which shares current event photos.

Bixby Bands Public You Tube Channel is the public organization You Tube Channel for Bixby Band Public Videos.


Annual Bixby Band Forms

Annual Forms: Bixby Bands H.S. Handbook-Fees-Forms Packet 2020-2021 PDF (click here)

Safety and Protocol Form PDF added 7-12-20 (Click here)

All Members for 2020-2021 must sign, date and return forms prior to the beginning of band camp.

  • Safety and Protocol Form –
  • Medical Info and Consent Form –
  • Uniform Contract or Guard Uniform Contract.

Options for submission include:
• Scanned and returned to bixby.bandsinfo@gmail.com and list your students name in the Subject (Ex: John Smith 2020 Band  Forms) Preferred method of form submission is by email.
• Mailed to Bixby Bands, PO Box 725, Bixby, OK 74008
• Hand delivered to the band safe (located in the band building outside of the Uniform Room when available)
Questions regarding these forms can be directed to Chandria Meyer BBPO – Secretary at 918-633-7828.


BAND CAMP INFO

When: July 27th to August 11th 2020   Time: 8-5pm. Weekdays only. 

Where: Bixby High School, 601 S Riverview Dr, Bixby, OK 74008, USA

Description: This camp is for the Pride of Bixby Marching band. Members of the Pride of Bixby include: 9-12 grade Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion and color guard.  Band Camp will be daily.  Weekdays only. Please make sure vacations and work schedules are adjusted to accommodate. This involves every student and every section of the band. *Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores please note H.S. Band  Wind Ensemble Auditions are : To be announced.

All students will need the following:

  • Igloo water jug
  • Sunglasses/baseball cap for protection from the sun
  • sunscreen
  • athletic shoes
  • face mask
  • comfortable athletic type attire for marching activities
  • red/white/blue poker chips for marking positions on the field
  • 1 inch three-ring black binder with clear pocket cover for name card and 10 clear plastic sheets in binder (winds and percussion only)
  • Students will need to bring lunch.

CUTTIME – Band Student/Parent Account Software

Students you already have CUTTIME accounts created, please follow the CUTTIME instructions sent to your BPS k12 email accounts.  Parents after your student has read and finished their password set up via their BPS k12 email, Please read that same email and set up your Parent Cut-Time Account.

*If you are new student and parent in the BPS school system starting band please email Student Accounts at bixby.bandsa@gmail.com.

* Parents when submiting  Cuttime info for account setup: 1. For Subscribing Schools type in Bixby Bands and choose the option. 2. Position: Choose Parent/Guardian. 3. Continue answering all questions and MAKE SURE TO ADD YOUR BAND STUDENTS NAME. Once you are approved you will recieve a confirmation email Make sure to check SPAM.

•Make sure to Answer the demographic questions in the Cuttime account plus cell/mobile providers. Such as AT&T-Verizon etc. to receive text via CUTTIME.

For questions regarding CUTTIME setup please contact Christy Taylor at bixby.bandsa@gmail.com

Any other concerns need to be directly related to Mr. Jeremy Parker -Director of Bixby Bands at jeremyparker@bixbyps.org

Food allergies and Meal Preferences/Requirements (ie gluten free, vegan etc.) MUST be communicated to the Bixby Band Performance Support team for meal planning. Please list these dietary restrictions in the student’s Cuttime account under “Medical”. This info should also be noted on the Medical Info and Consent forms as well.
**DUE TO DISTRICT RESTRICTIONS, REFUNDS CANNOT BE MADE TO ANY STUDENT DROPPING ENROLLMENT AFTER PAYMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE**
NOTE: In the ever-changing landscape of the current pandemic, policy and procedures are subject to change based on future decisions made by Bixby Public Schools and the Bixby Band department for the health and safety of the students.


PRIDE OF BIXBY 2020-2021 BAND FEES

New Marching Members
• Band Jacket $40
• Marching Shoes $39
• Gloves (6 pairs – White) $14 *does not apply for percussion*
• Travel Shirt (Blue) $40
• Compression Wear (Contest) $27
• Show Shirt/Practice T-shirts $22
• Travel Bag $33
• Uniform Garment Bag $16
• Uniform Bib/pants $65
• Uniform Cleaning/Supplies $10
• Materials & Maintenance $150
• Commissary (food for all events)$58
• Stick Fee (PERCUSSION ONLY) $100
TOTAL NEW MEMBER FEES (BAND) = $514
TOTAL NEW MEMBER FEES (PERCUSSION) = $600

Returning Marching Members
• Marching Shoes $39
• Gloves (6 pairs – White) $14 *does not apply for percussion*
• Show Shirt $12
• Uniform Cleaning/Supplies $10
• Materials & Maintenance $150
• Commissary (food for all events) $58
• Stick Fee (PERCUSSION ONLY) $100
TOTAL RETURNING MEMBER FEES (BAND) = $283
TOTAL RETURNING MEMBER FEES (PERCUSSION) = $369

Additional Fees for Marching Members
• Black Towel $5
• Black Practice Gloves (pair) $4
• Stick Fee (percussion only) $100

New Guard Members
•Travel Shirt (Blue)$40
•Travel Bag$33
•Costume Garment Bag$16
•Show Shirt/Practice T-shirts$32
•Warm-up Set$150
•Guard Uniform$100
•Dance Shoes$25
•Flag Tape$5
•Materials & Maintenance$150
•Commissary (food for all events)$58

TOTAL NEW GUARD MEMBER FEES = $599

Returning Guard Members

Costume Garment Bag$16
•Show Shirt$12
•Warm-up Set$150
•Guard Uniform$100
•Dance Shoes$25
•Flag Tape$5
•Materials & Maintenance$150
•Commissary (food for all events)$58
TOTAL RETURNING GUARD MEMBER FEES = $516

Additional Fees for Guard Members – there may be additional items that you will be required to purchase. That could include (but not limited to) contest/prop/weapon equipment, special gloves and compressions garments. You will be notified of these additional items and pricing when available.

2020-2021 Fee Schedule
07/01/2020
New Band Member Fee Payment – $257
New Percussion Member Fee Payment – $300 (includes 1/2 of stick fee) New Guard Member Fee- $299.50
Returning Band Member Fee Payment – $141.50
Returning Percussion Member Fee Payment -$184.50 (includes 1/2 of stick fee)
Returning Guard Member-$258
08/01/2020
New Band Member Fee Payment – $257
New Percussion Member Fee Payment – $300 (includes 1/2 of stick fee) New Guard Member Fee- $299.50
Returning Band Member Fee Payment – $141.50
Returning Percussion Member Fee Payment – $184.50 (includes 1/2 of stick fee)
Returning Guard Member-$258


PAYMENTS

Payments can be made by check or by Paypal through Cuttime.
• Checks should be made payable to Bixby Bands.
• Payments can be mailed to Bixby Bands, PO BOX 725, Bixby, OK 74008
• Hand delivered to the Band Safe (located in the band building outside of the Uniform Room). Any payment placed in the band safe must be in an envelope with student’s name written legibly on the front.
• If you need to set up a payment plan, please contact Student Accounts at bixby.bandsa@gmail.com

**DUE TO DISTRICT RESTRICTIONS, REFUNDS CANNOT BE MADE TO ANY STUDENT DROPPING ENROLLMENT AFTER PAYMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE**

NOTE: In the ever-changing landscape of the current pandemic, policy and procedures are subject to change based on future decisions made by Bixby Public Schools and the Bixby Band department for the health and safety of the students.


Emergency Contacts

Student related Emergency – Email or speak directly to Jeremy Parker Director of Bands and Coordinator of Instrumental Music at Bixby Public Schools – jeremyparker@bixbyps.org

BBPO related Emergency – Holly Turvey BBPO President at hturvey1@gmail.com