Here are the details for our events this week:
Wednesday - Homecoming Parade
Meet at 4:40 by the band room. Parade steps off at 6:00. Done by 6:20.
Dress: Casual. Preferably either marching band or MHS wear.
No rain in the forecast for tomorrow afternoon, but stay tuned.
Freshmen: Come to the band room at 4:40. Once everything is underway, leave at 5:00 for freshman tailgate. Return at 5:30 to be ready for the parade.
Friday - Pep Assembly
The whole school has a special bell schedule to include a pep assembly.
All assembly participants are excused 30 minutes early from 5th block. (9:00am)
Marching band reports to the band room at 9:05am to get ready. Have instument/flip folder/lyre.
Friday - Homecoming Football Game
As a special homecoming celebration, we will NOT be wearing uniforms this Friday. All band members must wear the student section theme (red and white).
Report time is 6:00. We will be marching pregame and one movement from the field show.
Dress for the weather. In the event of rain we will still play from the stands. (Woodwinds may leave instruments inside as necessary.)
Sunday - Sauk Prairie Marching Invitational
Timeline details were sent out earlier and are also available here. Our performance slot was moved up 15 minutes (to 4:15).
In the event of inclement weather, the competition may be moved to the school's gym (standstill). For light rain we will likely perform outdoors as scheduled.
We will rehearse at school before changing and loading the buses. Wear clothes for an outdoor rehearsal and bring what you need for your uniform. (Marching shoes & long black socks)
Bring a water bottle and money for concessions.
Looking Ahead - Next Week
Next week is the final week of the season! This is the final push to the state championships.
Tuesday, 10/9 -- ASR rehearsal
Friday, 10/12 -- Advisory/Block3/Block4 rehearsal.
Saturday, 10/13 -- WSMA State! Student timeline TBA (probably report time around noon). Spectator information available here. Know that parking can be a 10-minute walk.