CHHS Band News for the Week of July 31-Aug 4

by | Jul 31, 2023 | Band News

We are coming to the close of our summer camp, and the students have worked hard through the heat to get the show on the field! We’re excited to work more this week and perform for friends and family Thursday evening at the Parent Preview show.

Please read carefully for important information:

Tomorrow – Tuesday, August 1:

*Band camp from 8am to 12pm as scheduled.

Spirit Pack distribution – tomorrow, August 1:

*Students will receive ordered Spirit Pack items tomorrow.

*We need students to double-check the contents of their bags to insure they receive the correct sizes, etc.

*A few items and specific sizes have not come in yet. We will get those out as soon as they arrive.

*Students will receive the items in a brown grocery bag. Any items marked with an asterisk(*) indicate that item is not in yet and will be distributed later.

Tents need to come down tomorrow, August 1:

*Tents need to come down tomorrow and be taken home.

*Camp chairs, coolers, etc all need to be taken home tomorrow.

Picture Day – Wednesday, August 2 (CHANGE IN DISMISSAL TIME):

*We will only take a large full band photo this Wednesday.

*Our uniforms have not arrived and we will need to schedule another picture day once they are in.

*Due to only taking the one large photo, we will dismiss Wednesday at 9am.

*Majorettes will stay after the photo for practice.

*All other students will be dismissed at 9am Wednesday.

What to wear for the band picture, Wednesday, August 2:

*Instrumentalists will wear the new blue show shirt (received in tomorrow’s spirit pack) and the black band shorts with tennis shoes.

*Auxiliary groups will refer to sponsor instructions for Wednesday’s picture uniform.

*This will also provide a little rest for the students before the preview show Thursday.

Practice Thursday, August 3:

*The full band will practice from 4-6pm on the soccer field.

*Color guard will have a sectional practice beginning at 2pm.

*Students will have a chance to change clothes and eat something if they like between 6 and 7pm.

Parent Preview, Thursday, August 3:

*We will perfom the first run of the halftime show Limitless at 7pm on the soccer field.

*Parents, family, and friends are invited to come watch and cheer on the students.

*Students will be dismissed at the end of the show, approximately 7:15pm.

What to wear for Parent Preview, August 3:

*Instrumentalists will wear the same outfit as the picture day – new Limitless show shirt, black band shorts, and tennis shoes.

*Auxiliary groups refer to sponsor instructions for Parent Preview uniform.

Moving equipment back to band room at end of Preview:

*If anyone would like to pitch in and help move equipment back to the band room after the Preview show, we will certainly welcome the help.

*This includes drum major podiums, all percussion, tubas, and baritone saxes.

*Anyone with a truck or a truck/trailer that could pitch in will be most welcome.

THANK YOU for reading all of that material and staying up-to-date with our busy season. We look forward to a great week of activities and closing out band camp with a successful preview performance!