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What a great weekend to be a Huntsville Panther!! Double overtime win against Sparkman Friday night and All superior ratings plus best in class band, percussion, drum major, and piccolo solo (yay Amelia!) at the Hoover invitational marching competition Saturday night. Way to go Band!!
Last Call for Boston Butts
All Boston butt order forms are due no later than this Tuesday October 24th. Please get all remaining orders into the band box ASAP. If using Venmo, please include name of buyer, name of band student, and boston butt in the memo line. We currently need people to help with Bost Butt fundraiser pick up at HHS Saturday November 4th. please contact Michelle McNabb with any questions @ email@example.com
Click the link below for the order form
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We are in need of more volunteers to ride the bus Friday to the ballgame at A&M. Please sign up in charms if you are able to help out.
There are a few show shirts left at the reduced price of $15. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to snag one of these.
Schedule for the week
Tuesday- Marching Band rehearsal 4-6 Guard Sectional 6-7.
Wednesday-Wind Ensemble pictures 3rd and 4th at Big Spring Park (see info below)
Thursday-Marching Band rehearsal 4-6
Frida-Game vs. Austin (Alabama A&M - taking school buses)
Saturday-Competition at Rome, Ga.
Gameday Information - Friday
8:30 am - arrive to school as normal. Make sure you have all of your uniform and accessories and hang them in the band room!!
Load Trucks - "A" Day Load.
3:40 pm - School dismisses. You can leave campus and get food, have food delivered, or bring your own dinner to school in the morning.
5:00 pm - Back at school. IN UNIFORM!
5:15 pm - Depart for Alabama A&M. traveling in Uniform
5:45 pm - Arrive at Alabama A&M. Unload and warm up
6:35 pm - Enter Stadium.
7:00 pm - Game Starts.
~9:45 pm - Game ends and load trucks
10:30 pm - Depart for home
11:00 pm - Back at school.
You can leave campus and get food, have food delivered, or bring your own dinner to school in the morning. All students must be back in the band room by 5:00 pm
Bring your water bottle to the game!
Full band uniform. Color Guard will wear STADIUM UNIFORM. Bring your uniform in your garment bag with all accessories (shoes, black socks, shako, gloves, gauntlets).
Hair should be pulled back out of your face (including guys with long hair) and no jewelry. Pierced ears can be covered with band aids.
Wind Ensemble pictures
The Wind Ensemble will be taking pictures on Wednesday, October 25th during 3rd and 4th block at Big Spring Park. We are planning to carpool over. This is for our CBDNA performance program book. You will need your tuxedo or dress and all parts on this day! We will dress after lunch and head to big spring park around 1:15 or 1:30 pm. You will need to take your instrument.
Rome Competition - Saturday, October 28th
8:00 am - band room open
9:00 am - 10:30 am- rehearsal
10:30-11:45 - Eat and Load. The Boosters are providing pizza for everyone!
12:00 pm - Depart for Rome, Ga on 3 charter buses. (3 hour drive plus time change).
4:00 pm (Eastern time) - Arrive in Rome. Unload and prepare for performance
5:15 pm - Warm up
6:00 pm - Performance
6:15 pm - change, eat dinner at concessions. Load trucks
9:00 pm - Awards
10:00 pm (Eastern time) - Depart for Home
12:00 am (Central time)- Back at school
Full Band Uniform. Color Guard in red dresses. We will travel in dry fit shirts/jackets and shorts/sweats. We will have time to dress when we arrive. Color Guard should have hair and make-up done before we arrive in Rome.
Lunch - pizza in the band room!
Bring money for dinner at the concession stand. Cash, credit card, and tap to pay accepted.
There is a clear bag policy for all spectators
Admission is $10. They take every payment type (including tap to pay).
Chaperones will be admitted strictly at a 1:10 ratio to students .
300 W 3rd St SW, Rome, GA 30165
Additional homecoming photos by Waldrup photography can be found here:
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Schedule Changes for November and December / London Parade
Because we are combining bands (and the choir joining us) for the Winter Concert and because we are adding parade rehearsals for London, we are editing the November and early December schedule. Thank you for understanding as we navigate our London trip and the wind ensemble's CBDNA performance in Memphis on March 1st.
Week of November 6-10
Monday - Symphonic Band 4:00-5:30
Tuesday - Fall Concert 7:00 pm
Thursday - no rehearsals
Saturday - Veteran's Day parade.
Week of November 13-17
Monday - All band students (no color guard) - Winter Concert rehearsal 4:00-5:30
Tuesday - Wind Ensemble - CBDNA rehearsal 4:00 - 5:30
Thursday - London parade rehearsal 4-5 pm (London students only). London meeting at 6!
Week of November 20-24 - Thanksgiving Break
Week of November 27 - Dec 1
Monday - All band students (no color guard) - Winter Concert Rehearsal 4:00 - 5:30
Tuesday - Wind Ensemble CBDNA rehearsal 4:00 - 5:30
Thursday - London Parade rehearsal 4-5 pm (London students only)
Week of December 4 - 8
Monday - All band students (no color guard) - rehearsal for Winter Concert with choir 4:00 - 5:30 pm
Tuesday - Winter Concert with Choir
Thursday - London parade rehearsal 4:00 - 5:00 (London students only)
Week of Dec 11-15 - No rehearsals. Large instruments being shipped to London this week.
Monday, October 30th - First Symphonic Band rehearsal. 4-5:30 pm
Tuesday, October 31st - no rehearsal
Thursday, November 2nd - Game vs. Hazel Green at Milton Frank (Senior Night)
Tuesday, November 7th - Fall Concert 7:00 pm Auditorium. Balance of band fees due.
Saturday, November 11th - Veteran's Day Parade 10 am - 1 pm. Downtown Huntsville
Thursday, November 16th - London Meeting at 6:00 pm
London emails are now being sent through a separate email/newsletter. If you are going and not receiving these, please let us know.
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