2018 Kick Off Meeting: Our Band Camp Kick-Off Meeting will be on Saturday, July 28th. This meeting is where students will order their marching band shoes along with other attire. New members will have their meeting at 12:00noon in the auditorium. All returning members will have their meeting at 2:00pm in the auditorium. A separate email will be sent with more information. Please be sure to bring your completed required forms to this meeting! Forms can be found at the following link: http://www.prhsbands.org/uploads/1/0/7/8/107847845/ccps_emergency_information_form_copy.pdf
Band Officer Camp: We will have our final Band Officer Camp on Saturday, July 28thfrom 8:00am-11:00am in the band room. Please wear a PRHS Band t-shirt. All officers are expected stay and help with the Kick Off Meeting, so please bring a sacked lunch.
School Physicals: Just a reminder, all students must present an updated physical form at the Kick Off Meeting on July 28th. Physical forms can be found at the following link: http://www.prhsbands.org/uploads/1/0/7/8/107847845/physical_form.pdf. Physicals are good for a year, so please bring a copy if your student’s physical is still valid.
School Instrument Rental: Just a reminder, the school can only provide the following marching band instruments to students: percussion, tubas/sousaphones, euphoniums/marching baritones, French horn/mellophones, and tenor saxophones. Students who play flute, clarinet, alto saxophone or trumpet will have to provide their own instrument. If you do not own your instrument, can you rent one through Cadence Music or Christman Music. Here is their contact information:
2018-2019 Marching Pride Commitment Forms & Band Fees: If you are on a payment plan or still need to pay off your band fee, please be prepared to make a payment this Saturday at the Kick Off Meeting.
Payments can also be made on the Band Website through PayPal at www.prhsbands.org. Please note that there is an additional $5.00 charge for online payments.
Marching Band Music: Don’t forget to check out the show music on the band website. Music can be found at the following link: http://www.prhsbands.org/401/login.php?redirect=/music--drill.html. The part assignments are also posted on the page for flute, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, and trombone. Since our music is copyrighted, the page is password protected. The password was sent via email.
Woodwind Feature: Thank you to all woodwind students who auditioned for the woodwind feature. Results will be posted soon.
Marching Pride Shirt & Short Orders: We are hoping to have this year’s shirts and shorts ready by the Kick Off Meeting on July 28th. If you did not turn in your shirt or short sizes in time, please email your information to Mrs. Robinson at your earliest convenience.
Chicago Band Trip: The Chicago Band Trip is FULL at the moment. You can still contact BRT to register for our trip to Chicago, but you will be placed on a wait list to make sure they can acquire airline and Hamilton tickets. BRT is confident that we’ll be able to accommodate more students, so if you’re interested in going on the trip, please contact our BRT coordinator Kim Mikitka ASAP. Kim can be reached by phone at (800) 373-1423 ext. 243 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Office hours are Monday through Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm (central time).
Important Dates to Remember: Please take special note to a few dates on the calendar:
Band Camp Dates: Band Camp 2018 will be Monday, July 30th through August 3rd 8:00am-4:00pm and Monday, August 6th and Tuesday, August 7th 8:00am-4:00pm and Wednesday, August 8th through August 10th1:00-8:30pm. Please visit the band website for more information at: http://www.prhsbands.org/band-camp-2018.html.
Post Band Camp Performance: All parents, family and friends are invited to see our Post Band Camp Performance on Tuesday, August 14th at 8:00pm in Bear Stadium weather permitting.