Announcements Marching Band

GBS Band Weekly Update 9/18/2022

See the schedule and information about junior high band day, the Prospect competition, fundraising, volunteer sign-ups, and the New York trip.

Schedule for the Week:

Monday: Marching Band Rehearsal, 5:45-9:00pm
Thursday: Junior High Band Day, 8:00am call time
Thursday: Marching Band Rehearsal, 5:45-9:00pm

Director’s Notes

Hello Band Families! 

Congratulations to the Marching Titans on a fantastic performance yesterday at the Chicagoland Marching Band Festival! You get better every day! Thank you to all of the volunteers for all your help in making the day run smoothly!

We will be welcoming middle school students to GBS on Thursday for Junior High Band Day! Call time is 8:00am in the band room. Winds and percussion, please wear your marching band polo. Color guard, please wear your blue guard shirts. Marching band members will be called out for the first two blocks of the day. 

Click the link to see the itinerary for the Prospect Competition (Oct. 1). Any changes to the itinerary will be communicated through eblast and google classroom. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me!

One Band, One Family! Mr. Brian Boron, Band Director,, 847-486-4437

Fundraising Updates

Our first student fundraisers are underway! 

Change in payment info:
If you have already collected checks made out to GBSIL, no worries, send those in. Going forward, checks should be made out to Glenbrook South High School.

Fun Pasta
Order forms are due October 7th, with delivery around October 15th (more details in October). 
*Students may earn between 35% and 50% of their sales, depending on the total of group sales (35% for <$2000, 40% for $2001-$5999, 50% for > $6000).
*Download the brochure or order form (or pick up copies outside the band room).

*Order forms are due October 21st, with delivery on November 3rd. 
*Students earn $8.50 per cheesecake
*Download the brochure or order form (or pick up copies outside the band room).

Also, GSO is currently selling insulated tumblers with the GSO logo. For information, see the GSO website at

Questions … contact Laura Ashley at or (773) 454-6031

Volunteers Needed for Prospect Competition 10/1

We need chaperones and equipment help for our next competition!

*Follow this link to the sign up for the Prospect Knight of Champions Marching Band Festival:

*We also have 3 more home games; you can volunteer for those here:

NYC Trip Info

In order to officially sign-up for the trip, please fill out this form by Friday, September 30th at 11pm. Your electronic signature at the end of the form is your official commitment to the trip. 

The first payment installment ($466) is due on Fri, Oct 7th and can be paid either online or through the bookstore at each school. The bookstore will not be taking payments until the week of October 3rd. We let you know once payments can be made. 

The trip packet is available here.