Our Mission

 

The purpose of the RMHS Band Parent's Organization is to provide financial and physical support as well as foster an improved educational environment to the instrumental music program involving RMHS students that participate in Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Jazz Combo, Color Guard and any other group directly tied to the music department at the high school.

 

Volunteers Needed for Fall Events!

Parent Volunteers are needed at numerous events during the fall. We need chaperones, truck drivers, snack shack volunteers, etc. Click on the SlyReply link below to sign up to volunteer at home football games and our away competitions.

http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/vqau02xx3qhm/

ALL PARENTS ARE NEEDED to Volunteer at the NESBA Competition that we host in Reading on October 25, 2014! Click on the SlyReply link below to sign up to volunteer at our RMHS-hosted NESBA Marching Band Competition.

http://www.slyreply.com/app/sheets/bgo12ghdqza0/

BPO Meeting Information

Parents of Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Jazz Combo, and Color Guard attend. In an effort to distribute meeting notes in a timely manner and save printing costs, the BPO Secretary is making draft meeting minutes available electronically via the RMHS-BPO site.

Meeting minutes and agendas can be found at:

http://www.rmhs-bpo.org/MeetingInformation/

BPO Parent Meetings will be held at 7:00 in the RMHS Band Room on 9/15/2014, 10/20/2014, 11/17/2014, 12/15/2014, 1/26/2015, 2/23/2015, 3/16/2015, 4/27/2015, 5/18/2015, 6/15/2015.

2014-2015 Fall Season

The fall season NESBA schedule of events is available on the NESBA site:

http://www.nesba.org/events.php

RMHS Award-Winning Finals Performances

RMHS Winter Guard Won NESBA Finals

Our RMHS Winter Guard won GOLD in the New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) New England Winter Guard Championships. Reading competed in the Guard Local Scholastic A class at the NESBA Finals in Salem on March 29, 2014 and placed 1st! Congratulations to all our winter guard members and coaches Samantha Strong, Alyx Strong, Molly O'Donnell, Ben Owens, and John Duffy on a tremendously successful season!

RMHS Jazz Ensemble Won GOLD in Finals

Our RMHS Jazz Ensemble receives GOLD medal in the Massachusetts Association for Jazz Education (MAJE) State Jazz Ensemble Finals. Reading Jazz Ensemble competed in the MAJE State Jazz Ensemble Finals in Framingham on March 29, 2014 and placed 1st! Congratulations to our Jazz Ensemble and Mr. Bunten on a wonderfully successful season!

RMHS Winter Percussion Placed 3rd in Finals

Our RMHS Winter Percussion medaled in the New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) New England Winter Percussion Championships Reading Winter Percussion competed in the Percussion Scholastic Concert A class in North Andover on March 30, 2014 and placed 3rd! Congratulations to our Winter Percussion and Mr. Will Bounas on a wonderfully successful season!

Online Calendar

If you use Google, Apple, or any other system that understands "iCal" you can add our calendar into yours. The important link (or URL) is this:

http://www.rmhs-bpo.org/calendar/publish.php/__public__.ics

For example, in Google, in the "Other calendars" box, click on "Add", and then "Add by URL" and cut/paste the above URL.