Away Football Game / Cary Band Day / Schedule Change

Congratulations

Congratulations to Drum Major, Emily Keefe and the Patriot Regiment for an outstanding showing at NW Guilford High School Festival of Bands.  The show gets better each week and we are proud of all you have accomplished this season!

 

Football Game – Friday, November 3, 2017 at Apex High School

All band members are expected to attend. Students should be dropped off at Apex High School (7600 Roberts Rd, Cary, NC) between 6:15 and 6:30 and meet in front of school.  The game starts at 7:00 pm.  There will be no admission fee for the band, but students will need money for food.  

 

Large instruments (drums, sousaphones, baritones, mellophones, etc.) will be transported to AHS. Students need to bring smaller instruments (flutes, piccolos, clarinets, trumpets saxophones, etc.)  See section leaders if there are questions about instrument transport.   

 

The game should be over between 9:30 pm and 10:00 pm and students should be picked up at Apex High School on Roberts Road.   

 

Any attendance questions or issues should be discussed with Mr. Rowe, prowe@wcpss.net.     

 

 

Cary Band Day – Saturday, November 4, 2017

The last competition of the season will be Saturday, November 4th at Cary High School.  Call time is 4:15 pm at AFHS.  Students will need money to eat after the show.  The full itinerary was sent in an email on 10/29/2017 and information about parking can be found at http://www.caryband.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/CaryBandDayGuestParking2017.pdf.

 

 

Schedule Change THIS Week

To accommodate Tuesday’s teacher workday, there will be a marching band rehearsal on Monday, October 30, 2017.  There will be NO rehearsal on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

 

 

Parade Rehearsals

Parade rehearsals will begin the first full week of November. There will be Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday rehearsals through November 16, 2017, then switch to a once a week (usually Thursday) rehearsal schedule after the Raleigh Christmas Parade.  

 

 

Volunteers

Below are the links to the active signups.  We still need volunteers for the Props Crew for Saturday.

Competitions:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d48aeac2da2f58-volunteer/19218337

Doughnut Fundraisers:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4fafad29a31-upcoming 

Wish List:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044fada728a1fa7-afhs2

 

 

Upcoming Dates

October 30, 2017:  After school Marching Band Rehearsal

October 31, 2017:  Teacher Workday – NO afternoon Marching Band Rehearsal

November 1, 2017:  Mandatory (Student/Parent) meeting for those interested in the Spring Break Trip.

November 3, 2017:  Away Football Game. Arrival time 6:15pm at Apex High School (Roberts Road)

November 4, 2017:  Cary Band Day, Cary, NC.  Call time 4:15pm.

November 14, 2017:  Band Boosters Meeting

November 15, 2017:  Fundraiser at Blaze Pizza in Holly Springs.  4pm-9pm.  Flyer required. 

November 17, 2017:  Krispy Kreme Doughnut Sale, 6:30 am – 7:20 am. 

 

November 18, 2017:  Raleigh Christmas Parade