October 2, 2018 - Marching Band Info for the week of 10/1

Hello everyone,

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.

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