Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival is about a week and half away!
There is a lot of information in this email.
Please read all the way down and print all of the forms to be turned in.
Luggage Check-in – Tuesday, January 29th at 5:30 pm –
7:00 pm in the Band Room
All students must check in their luggage, personal backpack and instrument…
don’t forget your music.
Projected Weather Forecast in Las Vegas
Wednesday, Jan. 30th – Mostly Sunny 64 high – 45 low
Thursday, Jan 31th – Partly Cloudy 64 high – 47 low
Friday, Feb. 1st – Partly Cloudy 64 high – 46 low
Saturday, Feb. 2nd – Partly Cloudy 61 high – 45 low
Packing List – All students must bring their luggage (1 suitcase), personal backpack (1) and instrument (s) to
Luggage Check-In on 1/29 – attached document for packing guidelines.
Letter of Guarantee – Please bring this signed to Luggage Check-In
Medication Waiver – Please bring this signed to Luggage Check-In
Rules of the Road – Please bring this signed to Luggage Check-In
Parent Volunteers – I could use 5 – 6 parent volunteers to help with luggage check-in on Tuesday, January 29th.
Please let me know if you are able to assist.
Just a quick reminder for those parents who are attending….
Your support is fantastic for our students and their performances, but this trip is a school trip/not a family vacation.
Students are busy and are to stay with their groups the entire weekend.
Festival Wristbands must be purchased at the Box Office before entering the performance areas.
Chaperones – Mrs. Sakoda (Lead Chaperone), Mrs. Robles and Mr. & Mrs. Armstrong
will be the designated chaperones for the weekend.
Chaperones should be at EHS at 12:30 on Wednesday to help load the bus.
Departing EHS at 1:00 pm
Schedule of Events – see attached document.
Students will depart at 1:00 pm on Wednesday and pick-up time on Saturday afternoon is 2:30 pm.
Map of the school – see attached document.
Food Reminders – Students should eat lunch before boarding the bus.
We will have a light snack bag for them on the bus and they are welcome to bring snacks with them if they choose.
Dinner will be as a group at the Hotel Buffet on Wednesday night.
Remember to send your student with money for breakfast & lunch on Thursday,
breakfast & lunch on Friday, and breakfast & lunch on Saturday.
Dinner on Thursday & Friday will be as a group at the Dining Commons on the UNLV campus.