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

Answer:

Download the remind app, sign-up at https://www.remind.com, or text to 81010 using the following codes:

  1. @wcbpa - WC BPA

  2. @wcguar - WC Color Guard

  3. @wcband2019 - WC Band

  4. @wcperc19 - WC Percussion

    or follow the steps on the Remind page


Q: What does a student need for Summer band?

Answers: 

  1. Water jug with name

  2. 1-inch, 3-ring binder

  3. Sheet protectors

  4. Sidewalk chalk

  5. Sunblock (30 spf or more)

  6. Tennis shoes

  7. Hat

  8. Sunglasses

  9. Flip folder for stand tunes

  10. Deodorant, Deodorant, Deodorant

11. Athletic wear (jeans prohibited)

12. Money for food or packed lunch

13. Phone & charger

14. Fanny pack or shorts with pockets

15. 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.