Band Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do i add the calendar to my iphone

Answer:

  1. On your iPhone, go to Settings and tap on “Passwords and Settings”

  2. Here, tap on “Add Account”

  3. Next, tap “Other”

  4. The last item will be “Add Subscribed Calendar”, tap on that

  5. Copy and paste this link in the “Server” line

    https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=u0j8v9t4s5m9clj3am9arf6s88@group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Chicago&pli=1


Q: How do i add the Google calendar to my ANDROID PHONE

Answer:

On a computer, open Calendar.

  1. Next to "Other calendars" on the left, click the Down arrow .

  2. Select Add by URL.

  3. Enter the following address in the field provided:

    https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=u0j8v9t4s5m9clj3am9arf6s88%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America%2FChicago

  4. Click Add Calendar. The calendar will appear on the left side under "Other calendars."


Q: How do i add the calendar to my Mac

Answer:

  1. Open the Calendar App on your Mac

  2. On the Menu bar, click “File” and select “New Calendar Subscription”

  3. In the “Calendar URL”, copy and past the link below:

    https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=u0j8v9t4s5m9clj3am9arf6s88@group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/Chicago&pli=1

  4. Click “Subscribe”


Q: Cuttime is new, what do i do?

Answer:

  1. If you have received your invitation from CutTime, please follow the instructions and login

  2. Once logged in, please assure all information is correct; phone numbers, email addresses, and physical addresses. Please do this for your Child, as well as, the parents of the band student.

  3. At this time, only Student and Parent information is up to date. Look for updates in the future which will include Financial obligations and also, Volunteer opportunities.

  4. Login to your child's individual account to review their obligations/accounts (i.e. band fee balances).


Q: How do i know what's happening with the band?

Answers:

  1. The homepage of the website keeps an up-to-date list of upcoming events.

  2. The band directors send out a weekly schedule.

  3. BPA Facebook page

  4. WC Marching band Facebook group

  5. WC Color Guard Facebook page

  6. Remind (see below)

  7. Google calendar:

    a. Use your browser (public URL)

    b. Google Calendar ID: u0j8v9t4s5m9clj3am9arf6s88@group.calendar.google.com

    b. iOS:

    https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/u0j8v9t4s5m9clj3am9arf6s88%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics


Q: How do I get remind notifications From the Directors?

Answer:

-  If your last name beings with letters A through L, text @wcbpal19 to the number 81010

-  If you last name begins with letters M through Z, please text @wcbpmz19 to the number 81010

Download the remind app at https://www.remind.com


Q: How do I get remind notifications From the BPA?

Answer:

-  If your last name beings with letters A - G, text @bpa-a-g to the number 81010

-  If you last name begins with letters H - N, please text @bpa-h-n to the number 81010

-  If you last name begins with letters O - Z, please text @bpa-o-z to the number 81010

Or go to your Remind app and join the Class bolded above.


Q: What does a student need for Summer band?

Answers: 

  1. White T-shirt

  2. Athletic Shorts

  3. Athletic Shoes (not high ankle)

  4. Hat

  5. Sunglasses

  6. Sunblock

  7. Instrument

  8. Music in 3-ringed binder w/ protectors

  9. Pencil

  10. Flip Folder/Lyre

11. Towel or yoga mat

12. Tuner/metronome (phone app)

13. UDB app downloaded

14. Deodorant, Deodorant, Deodorant


Q: How do I clean the uniform?

Answer:

  1. Please do NOT take the uniform apart.

  2. The whole uniform goes into the washer - GENTLE CYCLE

  3. Air dry


Q: How many concessions must a family work per year?

Answer: All families are asked to work three (3) concessions for each child in the band program per year.