Archives for July2013

MB: Tuesday Sectionals

Hey Marching Band,

just a reminder that Tuesday’s schedule was adjusted.  Sectionals will begin at 4:00.  This will apply for all Tuesdays for the remainder of the season.

For an updated calendar please click here: MB Calendar 2013 Update July 28.

Because of the change, we will be accepting excuse notes (only for these Tuesday sectional changes) for one week.  Notes will be due on Sunday August 4th.



Marching Band Memorization Schedule

Marching band members,

A note to everyone, please write the following dates into your calendars.  These are the memorization dates for music.  It is crucial that you follow these goals.  If we feel that as a team we need to make adjustments, we will do so at a later date.

  • July 25 – Hawaii March
  • August 1 – Movement 1 (top – m. 49)
  • August 6 – Movement 1 (m. 49 – end)
  • August 8 – Ultimate Warm-up
  • August 13 – Movement 2 (1st Half)
  • August 15 – Movement 2 (2nd half)
  • August 20 – Movement 3 (1st half)
  • August 22 – Movement 3 (2nd half)
  • August 27 – Drum Break
  • August 29 – Movement 4

Thank you!
– Kubota

First Full Rehearsal Tuesday!

Hello everyone!

First off, big thank you and great job to all of you who participated in rookie week.  I am so sorry I couldn’t be there to see you all, but from what I’ve heard, you have all done an amazing job.

Tuesday is our first full rehearsal.  Just a few reminders about that day.  Woodwinds have sectionals starting at 4:15.  Full band starts at 5:45.  Please be seated and ready to go right at 5:45 (so plan to come a little earlier to set-up).  We will be having a music rehearsal and a marching rehearsal so please bring everything you need for both.  Woodwinds, Drumline, and Guard – plan to bring dinner/snack (so that you can eat something small between your rehearsals). 

Thank you everyone!
– Kubota

Rookie Week!

Hey gang,

I hope everyone had a happy 4th of July!  Next week is a big week for us.  ROOKIE WEEK!!! Just a few reminders below:

  • Rookies be here by 1:50 pm
  • Bring lots of water (no juice or soda)
  • Label your WATER JUGS with your full name
  • Bring sun protection (hats, sunglasses, sunscreen)
  • Wear comfortable clothing (athletic shoes, no jeans, etc.)

This week is a very important week so do everything you can to come in the best shape you can and with a positive attitude.

Reminder to all section leaders, officers, and helpers: we will be meeting at 1:00 pm to set up and get ready.

MB: Section Leader Training

Hey marching band section leaders,

don’t forget that we have section leader training this Wednesday from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  Please be on time and come ready to work and learn.  Also, please bring the following with you (these are all things you should have at rookie week as well):

  • Marching Appropriate clothing (marching shoes, comfortable clothing – avoid jeans, etc.)
  • Sunscreen and sun gear (hats, sunglasses, etc)
  • Water (NOT OPTIONAL!)
  • Pen or Pencil
  • Officer Folders
  • A watch or some other timepiece (avoid using cell phones)

We will be reviewing marching technique, covering some new terminology, and giving everyone a chance to practice teaching and commanding.