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January 25, 2019: Friday     

6:46 am Arrive at Chaminade Middle School - Left at 7:15 am
Student missed bus - followed us and reunited off 5 freeway Target on Imperial

10:25 am Bus inspection:  Ball road west - right on Cast Place - will meet us backstage.
Issue Single Rider Matterhorn:  separates in 2 different directions for single ride

10:56 am  Met at Toontown Bridge 
G Major for Castle Logo theme, Marvel Theme C Major/a minor - arpeggios for Flutes & clarinets
note rest note note - Clarinets need 4 reeds and need to meet with section at X block to memorize notes with shartps and flates C#  low F#, low G#, high F#, high Eb, high Ab (G#)

7:43-53 pm   City Hall bathroom is small & well used - use outside restroom
8:15 left park - Shuttle line was long, blue shuttle bus to Toy Story takes ~20 minutes
Leave park @ 7:56 at latest - use restroom outside on the right - need 2 lagging chaperons to wait for situations

8:33 pm Bus leaving park - ended up being 9:00 from Toy story parking lot  Woody

Woody, Jessie and one other name for buses from now on We planned to return to school by 9:30 - was 10:00 pm.  

New Rule:  Single rider options for Buzz Light Year and Cars Land only.  Certainly not Matterhorn.
Ms. S rode Buzz Lightyear, Star Wars building, Autopia, Star Tours, Storybook ride, Ice Cream on Main Street

January 18, 2024: Thursday     

6:25 am Arrive at Chaminade Middle School


ATTIRE: Comfortable non-offensive clothes, dress for the weather.  If you don't understand this means just wear your school uniform.  All students travel via bus & go around the park in groups.

6:23 am LOAD & Leave bus Chaminade MS (same seat both ways) 
Low Winds & Brass, front compartment, Trpts, Saxes middle compartment, flutes & clarinets, back compartment, percussionists don't need to bring instruments or mallets/sticks
 

10:56 am  Band meets at Alien Pizza Planet check in your whole group with Ms. Snyder  

Near wet rolling ball -  I will be here if any issues.  Please don't injure yourself on the wet rolling ball - it's slippery

11:29 am if you already ate, then you can check in no later than this time
Head down Main street together and out the front to 
Downtown Disney for the clinic by Lego store - bathroom is next door

12:00 noon Number 1 on the Downtown Disney Map - it's the furthest point west past World of Disney
Meeting up with the bus to get instrument and
tune before going in to clinic.
will meet us here - Choir members will meet with us here and get their instruments. - tuning takes place here, there will be a dog sniffing walk through before we go in.

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Soundtrack Clinic where you record like they do for the movies
 

Rules for a fun day @ Disneyland
Check In:  Any 
group missing a check point will stay after upon return.
Bathroom:  Never separate from group, never go alone.  
Rides:  Never separate, take last escape point if not riding, & wait at exit.
Eating:  Never separate from group.  Wait in line together and then go to another place together if you don't want to eat the same thing.  
Tomorrowland has the widest selection with food all in the same area and COMMUNICATE with your group if you feel a place is too crowded.
Phone & Battery:  Reception is never the same in different locations.  Be prepared for your battery to drain much quicker than normal.  Have a power bank with at least 2 full charges & a charging cord.  (consider Low battery mode, brightness down)
If Lost:  Go to Magic Castle - those passing castle temporarily adopt the lost one.  To avoid getting lost or separated always keep one person in your group in your sight.  Get each others numbers if you are able to text each other.  Once separated it is very hard to find each other.

Stay off each other.  You'll end up fighting discovering everyone's personal bubble of space is different.  No one wants to be annoyed at Disneyland.  Be respectful.  Communicate with words.

6:56 pm SHOP at front - You have 30 minutes to buy a last minute item & get stuff from locker with a buddy.  
Stay with group/buddy, check in, use restroom with a buddy.

 

7:33-43 pm   Meet by Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln or near Magic Shop - when group dismissed, go left to Blue Shuttle Bus to Toy Story parking.  
LATE CHILDREN PAY LATE BUS FEES  $110.00  This is a major safety issue.

 

8:00 pm Bus leaving We plan to return to school by 9:23 pm. Students staying after 20 minutes are selected based on trip behavior, tardiness, absences & no communication. 
9:26 pm Arrive @ Chaminade MS unless a child is late to the bus.  LATE CHILDREN PAY LATE BUS FEES  $110.00 

 

Check in points are imperative.  Do not be late, and have your whole group.  If missing someone, come to the check in point anyway.  I need to see everyone's face & make sure each student knows each check in time & place.  Being late guarantees staying upon return to make sure everything is put away properly.

Suggestion:  Have your group write down everyone's first choice of ride, then consult map to make a path to hit everyone's ride.  Choose fast passes for rides with longest lines.  If everyone doesn't respect each other there will be problems, crying, and phone calls accompanied by lack of fun.

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