BAND CAMP 2014

The Greer Band will begin its 2014 band camp on Monday, July 28th. Please be reminded of the following things:
1. Drink plenty of water and bring an “individual” water cooler for your use
2. Apply sunscreen if needed
3. Bring snacks to have during morning and afternoon breaks
4. Bring all paper work to turn in to booster members
5. Eat a sensible breakfast before coming to school each day. HYDRATE!!!
6. Wear a hat outside (don’t be a hero)
7. Dress appropriately for rehearsals
8. Wear shoes and socks
9. Lunch will be served on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday this week. Students will need
to bring dinner on those days. Students will also need to bring lunch on Wednesday
and Friday.
10. Once students arrive on campus they will not be permitted to leave until camp is
over. Please plan accordingly!!!!

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DCI TRIP 2014 INFORMATION – PLEASE READ

2014 DRUM CORPS INTERNATIONAL (DCI) TRIP
Greer High and Woodmont High Band Students and Parents,
Explanation of Event:
DCI’s World Class corps will head indoors to the Georgia Dome when the 2014 Drum Corps International Tour returns to Atlanta this year on Saturday, July 26. As one of the most popular and best-attended events of the entire summer season, the DCI Southeastern Championship will be one of the only times before the World Championships in Indianapolis that all of DCI’s World Class corps compete head-to-head. 24 corps will be performing…
DCI is to the marching activity as the Superbowl is to Football.
It is Marching Music’s Major League.
For further information please go to http://www.dci.org to find out more information.
Tentative Schedule
7:30 am – Greer High Students arrive w/parent to sign permission slip
7:45 am – Bus #1 Arrive @ Greer High School – Load Bus
8:00 am – Depart Greer High School via charter bus
8:15 am – Bus #2 – Pick arrive at Woodmont High School
8:30 am – Bus #2 departs for Discover Mills Mall
10:30 am – Both Buses arrive at Discover Mills Mall (eat lunch)
12:00 pm – Report back to appropriate bus
12:15 pm – Depart Mall for Georgia Dome
12:45 pm – GATES OPEN @ GEORGIA DOME
1:00 pm – Buses arrive at Georgia Dome
2:30 pm – Show begins
11:00 pm – Show Ends
11:30 pm – Depart for Home
1:45 am – Approximate time Bus #2 to Arrive at Woodmont High School
2:15 am – Approximate time Bus #1 to arrive at Greer High for Greer
***Students will need to bring money for lunch, dinner, souvenirs etc.

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Happy 4th of July 🇺🇸

Happy 4th of July to all the G-Force Nation!!!! I hope everyone has a great day and weekend!!!! See you in a few weeks!!!!!

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2014 DCI TRIP

Anyone still planning on going to Atlanta for DCI and you haven’t paid, should contact Mr. Norman by Tuesday, June 10th.

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END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR REMINDERS:

1. Please take home all personal instruments at the end of Thursday.
2. DCI Money is due on Friday. Price is $70.00. Checks should be made out to “GBBC”.
3. Marching Band members are reminded that all paper work is due by Friday, June 6th.
4. If you have a school owned instrument, please make sure it is returned by June 5th.
5. Marching band members make sure you have filled out a registration form for Mr. Norman.

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!!!!!!!

IT IS ALL ABOUT THE “G”……….

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GRADUATION

3:30 pm Students report to band room (Students need to be already dressed)
3:45 pm Rehearsal Begins
4:30 pm Load Trailer
4:45 pm Depart for Bons Secours Wellness Arena
5:45 pm Arrive at Arena
6:00 pm Set up/Warm Up/Tune/Sound Check/Spot Check Music Areas
6:45 pm Prepare for Performance
7:00 pm 2014 Graduation Ceremony
8:00 pm Graduation Ends
8:15 pm Load Trailer
8:30 pm Depart for Greer High School
9:00 pm Arrive at Greer High School

Once we arrive at school, please unload your equipment. Please have your rides at the school ready to pick you up upon our arrival.

Attire Reminder: Concert Black

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Mini camp

All 2014-15marching band members are reminded of mini camp this week on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:15 until 6:45. EVERYONE IS EXPECTED TO BE IN ATTENDANCE!!!!!

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!!!!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the great moms from the Greer Band!!!!!

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2014 MARCHING BAND MINI CAMP

The 2014 GHS Marching Band will hold the first of two schedule mini camps this week. This camp is for “ALL” returning and new band members. Camp will be held on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 4:15 until 6:00. Please wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. We will begin with all band members meeting in the band room on monad at 4:15.

“G” FORCE!!!!!!!

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SPRING BREAK!!!!

I hope all “G” FORCE nation enjoys the best spring break ever. Please mark on your calendar important dates that may pertain to you once we return from break. BE SAFE!!!!!
A shout out goes to Mr. Gill and the GMS Honor Band in wishing them a safe trip to Atlanta and an outstanding performance on Saturday.
GO JACKETS!!!!!!
Mr. Norman

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