WHEN: April 26-29, 2018
April 26 - Drop off luggage and uniform in band room before school for inspection. Load buses and depart PG around 2:00 pm. Drive to hotel.
April 27 - Day in the Parks. Perform in Parade down Main Street. Time TBA
April 28 - Day in the Parks
April 29 - Bus ride back to PGHS - ETA around 6 pm
WHERE: Disneyland and Disney California Adventures, Anaheim, California
LODGING: Country Inn & Suites John Wayne Airport
2701 Hotel Terrace Drive
Santa Ana, CA 92705
** Parents who wish to stay at the same hotel (but are not chaperones) may request our group rate by mentioning "Pleasant Grove High School Band Parents" through April 12.
COST: Final cost has been determined to be approx $395 for performing students, depending on the total number of students going on the trip.
*Includes bus transportation, 2-day Park-Hopper ticket, and hotel with breakfast buffet
*A non-refundable deposit of $200 is due by March 5. The remaining balance of approx. $195 is due April 9.
FORMS: Click here to download Deposit and Roommate Request form and return with first payment. Please make sure to sign all necessary forms (permission slip, behavior agreement, cell phone contact) and return to Mr. Souliere ASAP. Also, if your student takes medications, you will need to fill out the medication assistance authorization form (attached) for our chaperones to administer while on the trip.
PARENT INFORMATION MEETING: Thursday, April 5 at 7 p.m. in the PG band room. All parents/guardians are encouraged to attend. This is when Mr. Souliere and the Boosters go over the trip logistics.
MARCHING REHEARSAL: TBA. This rehearsal is especially important for Color Guard and Winter Percussion students who do not regularly rehearse with the band during the day. Please make every effort to attend this rehearsal.
Mar. 5 - $200 Non-refundable deposit due (Form)
Mar. 8 - Candy Sales begin - pick up at BnB Dinner
Mar 23 - Candy money due in full to Mr. Souliere
Apr 5 - General Info Meeting for parents - 7 pm
Apr 9 - Remaining $195 (approx.) balance due. Chaperone payment due.
Apr 9 - Rooming lists will be turned in to the hotel
Apr 18 - Last day to order extra park tickets
Apr ? - Mandatory Marching Rehearsal.
Apr. 26-29 - Disneyland !
UNIFORM & SPIRIT WEAR: Our Uniform Coordinator will be in the Band Room on Thursday, April 12 to help anyone in need of uniform assistance. Please make sure your student has the full marching uniform with hat, long black socks, and clean marching shoes. Student is to wear their band t-shirt under the marching uniform. Hair must be neatly tied up and tucked under the hat. Bring bobby pins and hair ties if you have long hair. Disney is serious about looking your best. We will be reminding you to have your student try on his/her uniform over the next several weeks. They grow! So we will need time for alterations, if necessary. Please contact our Uniform Coordinators via firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any concerns or questions.
CHAPERONES / FAMILY PARK TICKETS: If you are interested in being a chaperone on the Disneyland trip, please let Mr. Souliere know as soon as possible. Chaperones are required to travel with the group on the bus rides, pay for hotel and meals, and be responsible for a groups of students (both in the hotel and in the parks), checking their rooms and enforcing curfew. Some of the chaperones will be required to go backstage with the students to help them get ready for the parade. Chaperones will receive a 2-day Park-Hopper Pass. They are required to be fingerprinted with the District. Chaperone cost is TBD, upon final selection by Mr. Souliere.
Extra Park-Hopper tickets can be purchased and payment is due to Mr. Souliere by Wednesday, April 18 **CHANGED . The tickets will be mailed to us by overnight mail so that you will have the tickets prior to leaving here. Please contact Mr. Souliere for pick-up arrangement. The cost is $192 for a 2-day Park Hopper Pass.