Senior Band Night

Senior night is tomorrow.  Parents of seniors should plan to meet at the field house entrance gate 5 mintues before halftime.  Parent please be advised that you will need to pay to get into the ballgame.  I look forward to sharing this special evening with your family.

Mr. Norman

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BLUE RIDGE VS. GREER FOOTBALL GAME

FRIDAY – BLUE RIDGE VS. GREER

4:50 PM  –  REPORT TIME

5:00 PM  –  WINDS AND PERCUSSION PLAY THROUGH NEW SONGS

5:50 PM –   PLAY FOR FOOTBALL TEAM

6:00 PM –  LOAD TRAILER

6:10 PM –  DEPART FOR STADIUM

7:15 PM – MARCH INTO THE STADIUM

7:20 PM –  PRE-GAME   – THE ALMA MATER WILL BE PERFORMED BY THE GREER

HIGH SCHOOL COMBINED CHOIRS.  BAND WILL PERFORM STAR

SPANGLED BANNER.

7:30 PM –  KICK-OFF

10:00 PM – GAME OVER

10:30 PM – DEPART FOR GHS

10:45 PM –  RETURN TO SCHOOL/UNLOAD

11:15 PM –  GO HOME

ALL BAND MEMBERS WILL BE IN UNIFORM!!!!!!!!!!!!!

BAND MEMBERS SHOULD PLAN TO WEAR BAND HOODIE UNDER UNIFORM.  DRESS WARM!!!!!!!!!!!

GUARD MEMBERS:  ALL GUARD MEMBERS SHOULD PLAN TO WEAR PANTS UNDERNEATH YOUR UNIFORM AND CLOTHING ON TOP PLUS BAND HOODIE.

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FREEDOM FLIGHT PERFORMANCE

SCHEDULE FOR PERFORMANCE

Tenative Schedule
5:00 pm – Rehearse
5:45 – pm – Dinner
6:15 pm – Load equipment on the trailer
6:45 pm – Dress
7:00 pm Depart for GSP
8:00 pm – Performance (If plane arrives on time)
8:45 pm – Depart GSP for GHS
9:15 pm – unload/Go Home

I will text parents to let them know when we are leaving the airport.

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FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SCHEDULES

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24TH,

4:15 PM BAND REHEARSAL BEGINS (PRACTICE FIELD)

6:00 PM  BAND REHEARSAL ENDS (PACK UP)

6:20 PM STUDENTS DISMISSED FOR THE EVENING

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25TH (COMPLETE SCHEDULE SENT THROUGH CHARMS)

SCBDA STATE MARCHING CONTEST 2014

  9:30 a.m. –  Band room open

10:00 a.m. –  Rehearsal begins on practice field

11:30 a.m. –  Rehearsal Ends/Lunch – provided by GBBC

 1:20 p.m. –  All members in Band room – Please wear summer uniform.

 1:30 p.m. –  Depart Greer for Batesburg-Leesville

 2:15 p.m.    Restroom stop in transit – VENDING MACHINES ARE OFF LIMITS!!!

 3:30 p.m. –  Arrive at Batesburg-Leesville

 5:15 p.m. – Stretch Block/Basics Block by buses

 5:30 p.m. –  Depart Bus area for official warm up area

 5:45 p.m. –  Warm Up

 6:20 p.m. –  Full Group Pre-Performance Meeting

 6:35 p.m. –  Depart for Gate

 6:50 p.m. –  Arrive at Gate

 7:00 p.m. – PERFORMANCE

 7:20 p.m. –  Pack Equipment/ Take jacket, hat and gauntlets off and put hoodie on

                     Eat snack provided by GBBC or visit concession stands

 8:15 p.m. –  Head into stadium to watch other bands

 9:00 p.m. –  Head back to buses to put uniform jacket on (guard keep hoodies on)

 9:20 p.m.  – Students move into position for awards.  All 19 bands will be on the

                     Field for the awards ceremony. (NO HATS, OR GAUNTLETS)

10:00 p.m. – Awards (After awards, we will change, use restroom, etc.)

                     This is a “Full” Band retreat!!!!!

11:15 p.m. – Depart For Greer

 1:30 a.m. –  Arrive at Greer High School /unload/properly store uniforms & equipment

                      Once everything is put up, we will hold a meeting to discuss the night!!! 

                      Everyone is to remain until I have dismissed you!!!

  2:00 a.m. –  GO HOME!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 Admission:  Adults (17 and over)  ……$10.00

                      Students ………………… $5.00

DIRECTIONS TO BATESBURG-LEESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

FROM GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG

I-385 S to I-26 E toward Columbia

Exit 74 – Newberry/Winnsboro

Right on SC-34

Left on US-76

Bear Right onto SC-391

Stay on SC-391 to Batesburg. School is on Left

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Fruit Orders and Band Pictures

THE DEADLINE FOR TURNING IN FRUIT ORDERS IS TOMORROW, MONDAY, 10/20!!!!!!!

THANKS SO MUCH TO ALL THAT HAVE PARTICIPATED!!!!!!!

On Friday, 10/24, our awesome band will have individual pictures made. All orders must be prepaid and turned in on this day. Your student should have received an order form recently. If not, please ask for one!!! All packages are VERY reasonably priced and you will NOT be disappointed with the quality!!!

Pictures are a great way to remember, “IT’S ALL ABOUT THE G!!!!!!!!!!!!!”

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SCBDA UPPERSTATE MARCHING CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE

SCBDA UPPER STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2014

   6:30 a.m.       Gates open at Dooley

7:00 a.m.       Greer Band Rehearsal Begins (Bring water coolers) – WHITE BAND SHIRT

9:30 a.m.       Rehearsal Ends – Load Equipment

10:00 a.m.      Depart for Greer High School by bus.  Students that drive, please park

vehicles in the back parking lot (use spaces and stay clear of the bandroom)

We will dress before we leave.

Brunch will be provided by  GBBC

10:45 a.m.     Band Trailers will head over to Byrnes

11:30 a.m.      Depart Greer for James F Byrnes

11:45 a.m.      Arrive at Byrnes High School – Unload and fully get dressed

12:15 p.m.      Pre-Warm up

12:30 p.m.      Warm Up/Stretch/Basics Block

1:40 p.m.      Full Group Pre-Performance Meeting (Front Ensemble head to set up)

1:40 p.m.      Depart for Gate

1:50 p.m.      Arrive at Gate

2:00 p.m.      PERFORMANCE

2:20 p.m.      Pictures –

2:40 p.m       Recap performance meeting (snacks will be provided by boosters)

****We will take off jackets and put on band hoodie*****

                        BAND OFFICERS WILL BRING JACKET, HAT, ETC. STADIUM WITH

                        YOU AND CHANGE BEFORE AWARDS

3:30 p.m.      Students will head to their assigned seating area on the visitor’s side.

3:45 p.m.      Students will watch other bands from the visitor’s side of the stadium.

The band will sit together as a group.  Remember, that seating is for

current band members, staff and chaperones only.

6:00 pm        AWARDS                 

6:40 p.m.      Depart For Greer High

7:05 p.m.      Arrive at Greer High School /unload/properly store uniforms & equipment

7:45 p.m.      GO HOME!!!!!!!!!!!

                            Admission:  Adults (18 and over)  ……$10.00

                           Students (5 to 17) ……… $5.00 (elem./Jr. high/ high school students)

                           Children – Free (4 years old and under)

  ALL PARKING IS FREE!!!

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ALL DAY CAMP SCHEDULE AND FOOTBALL GAME

BAND REHEARSAL DAY/ AND  CHAPMAN VS. GREER

8:30 AM        Band Rehearsal Begins (Practice Field)

12:00 PM     Lunch (Bring Your Own Lunch) There will be hotdogs available for some.

12:45 PM     Rehearsal

4:00 PM        Rehearsal Ends

4:00 PM        DINNER BREAK -Bring your own dinner or you may leave for dinner.

5:45 PM        Load Trailer

6:15 PM        DEPART FOR STADIUM

7:30 PM        KICK OFF

8:30 PM        HALFTIME PERFORMANCE (We will pack up and leave after

performance

9:00 PM        DEPART FOR GHS

9:15 PM        ARRIVE @ GHS – UNLOAD- REPACK THE TRUCK

9:30 PM     GO HOME

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Chesnee Performance Schedule

CLASS BAND TIME

I Buford                3:30 pm
I JL Mann             3:45 pm
I Landrum             4:00 pm
I Broome               4:15 pm
II Woodmont          4:30 pm
II Westside             4:45pm

Dinner Break
III Powdersville       6:00 pm
III Greer                 6:15 pm
III Union                 6:30 pm
IV Indian Land       6:45 pm
IV Blacksburg        7:00 pm
IV Seneca              7:15 pm
Break
V Easley                 7:40 pm
Exhibition Chesnee 8:00 pm
AWARDS 8:30 pm

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2014 Chesnee Contest Greer Band Itinerary

Chesnee Contest Schedule 2014

 Below Please find the schedule for the upcoming marching contest.  I will send a full schedule through Charms.

8:30 a.m. –  Gates open at Dooley – Set Up

9:00 a.m. –   Greer Band Rehearsal Begins – White shirts/Bring Your Water Cooler

12:30 a.m. –  Rehearsal Ends – Load Equipment

12:45 p.m. –  Depart for Greer High School by bus.  Students that drive, please park

vehicles in the back parking lot (use spaces and stay clear of the bandroom)

2:00 p.m.     Meeting

2:15 p.m. –  Depart Greer High for Chesnee High School

3:00 p.m. –   Arrive at Chesnee High School – Unload/Restrooms

3:45 p.m. –  Meet at trailer with equipment – (eat snack provided by boosters)

4:15 p.m. –  Depart  for warm up area

4:30 p.m. –  Warm Up

5:50 p.m. –   Full Group Pre-Performance Meeting (Front Ensemble head to set up)

6:00 p.m. –   Depart for Gate

6:10 p.m. –   Arrive at Gate

 6:15 p.m. –  PERFORMANCE

6:35 p.m. –   Pack Equipment

6:45  p.m. –  Eat dinner provided by GBBC

7:15 p.m. –   Head back to stadium to watch Easley and Chesnee

8:30 p.m.     AWARDS

9:30 p.m. –  Depart for Greer High School

10:15 p.m. – Arrive at Greer High School

  1. Unload the truck and put equipment away
  2. Properly put uniforms away
  3. Final recap and Alma Mater

11:00 p.m. –   GO HOME!!!!

Ticket Prices:

Adults ………………..….$7

Children 5 – under……..Free

Directions to Chesnee High School

From Interstate 85:

 Take Exit 78

 Turn right towards Chesnee if you are traveling South

 Turn left towards Chesnee if you are traveling North

 Go Approximately 9.8 miles and Chesnee High School

will be on the right.

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Booster Meeting Tuesday, Oct. 7

Our October Booster Meeting will be held Tuesday, 10/7, at 7:00 p.m. in the band room.

See you there!!!

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