BAND CAMP MEALS

Below please find a schedule for the meals to be served during lunch next week.  You will still need to bring dinner.

Monday (August 3) – 2 hot dogs w/chips plus Little Debbies

Tuesday (August 4) – Pizza plus Little Debbies

Thursday – (August 6) – Spaghetti w/bread plus Little Debbies

Tea, Pink Lemonade and Water will be available all 3 lunches.

If you find that you can’t eat any of these or choose not to, then you are responsible for your meals both times.

Lunch on Wednesday is bring your own.

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Band Camp Aug 3-7

Next week the band will be working some long days!  9-9 Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday, and 9-5 Wednesday (off Friday!).  The boosters will provide lunch on the 12-hour days; kids should pack dinner on those days and lunch on Wednesday.  Meals will be hot dogs on Monday, pizza on Tuesday, and spaghetti on Thursday.

Thanks to everybody who helped and came out to uniform fitting today!

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UNIFORM FITTING DAY!!! SATURDAY – AUGUST 1 – FROM 10:00 a.m. TO 5:00 p.m.

ALL STUDENTS (NEW AND  RETURNING) WILL BE FITTED.

FITTING WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE BAND ROOM!!!!!

SCHEDULE

10:00 – 12:30      FRONT ENSEMBLE & BATTERY

1:30 – 3:00         ALL BRASS

3:00 – 5:00         ALL WOODWINDS

STUDENTS SHOULD WEAR GYM SHORTS AND T-SHIRT FOR FITTING.   STUDENTS SHOULD ALSO BRING OR WEAR SOCKS TO TRY ON SHOES!!!!!

Students will be fitted for the follwing:

1.  Formal Uniform (Jacket, bibbers, guantlets, hat, gloves, shoes)

2.  Shoe orders will be taken.  Shoes will be availble for students to try on.    Cost of a pair of new shoes is $40.00.

****SHOES MUST BE PAID FOR BEFORE ORDER IS PLACED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The week after uniforms are fitted, we will need help in hemming, sewing buttons, etc.  If you are able to help with this, please let us know.

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Schedule Update

There will be NO band practice on August 7 or 14.

Parents can come toward the end of practice on the 13th to see what the band has accomplished.

Regular after-school practices will begin on Thursday, August 20.

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Band Camp!

Don’t forget, band camp starts Monday 7/20!  The schedule is on the calendar on the website and also in the info packet that was handed out in May.

This week’s schedule:

Percussion:  9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday

Guard:  9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday,
and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday & Friday

Winds:  6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday,
and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday & Friday (note, this is different from what was in the info packet)

 

What you will need for band camp…

 Sneakers/closed shoes

  • Hat
  • Sun Screen
  • Large DRINK Cooler/Container filled with Ice Water

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Upcoming Guard Fundraisers

We have two Color Guard fundraisers coming up soon!

Thursday, July 16 at Fuddrucker’s from 5-8 p.m.  Pick up a flyer when you arrive and turn it in for the guard to receive the profits.

Wednesday, July 22 at Sonic of Greer from 5-8 p.m.  This requires a flyer too, which you can pick up at Sonic that evening.

Come support the guard!  Thanks!

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LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP AND WORK DAYS

This work session is for all Greer Band Leadership members.  This includes both main core and section leaders.  Lunch will be on your own on Monday so plan accordingly.

MONDAY – JULY 13TH 

First Session:  10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Lunch:  12:00 noon – 1:30 pm

Second Session:  1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

TUESDAY – JULY 14TH – 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Should you have any questions, please email Mr. Norman!!!!

ENJOY THE REST OF THE YOUR SUMMER!!!! BAND CAMP IS NEAR!!!

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GRADUATION PRACTICE AND PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

GRADUATION REHEARSAL:  JUNE 2 FROM 4:15 UNTIL 6:00 – GHS BAND ROOM

GHS GRADUATION:                     JUNE 3 @ 7:00 PM – GRADUATION PERFORMANCE

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2015 – BONS SECURE WELLSNESS ARENA – GREENVILLE, SC

3:45 PM                   REPORT TO BAND ROOM

4:00 PM                   REHEARSAL BEGINS

4:30 PM                   REHEARSAL ENDS

4:30 PM                   PACK PERFORMANCE STUFF

4:50 PM                   LOAD BUS

5:00 PM                   DEPART FOR BONS SECURE WELLS ARENA

5:45 PM                   ARRIVE AT BONS SECURE/UNLOAD

6:45 PM                   FINAL TUNING EXERCISE

7:00 PM                   GRADUATION BEGINS

8:00 PM                   GRADUATION ENDS

8:3O PM DEPART FOR GREER

9:00 PM  ARRIVE AT GREER/UNLOAD

9:10 PM  SUMMER VACATION BEGINS

Dress:  Ladies – Black Skirt, Black Skirt or Black Pants

Guys –  Black Pants, Black Shirt

            NO TENNIS SHOES PLEASE!!!!

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DRUM CORPS INTERNATIONAL TRIP 2015

2015 DRUM CORPS INTERNATIONAL (DCI) TRIP

Dear Band Parents & Students,

On Saturday, July 25th, interested Greer Marching Band members will have the opportunity to travel to Atlanta, Georgia to see a “live” DCI show in the Georgia Dome.  The cost of trip will be $85.00 based on 50 students going.  This price will include ticket and transportation.  This price does not include meals.  I will need permission forms turned in at the time students turn in money.  I must confirm with travel the company by June 5th of our intent.  Please turn in permission form when you turn in your money.

Explanation of Event:

DCI’s World Class corps will head indoors to the Georgia Dome when the 2015 Drum Corps International Tour returns to Atlanta this year on Saturday, July 25th 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.

Students interested in going should make payment of $85.00 to the Greer Band Booster Club by June 5th.  If we do not have enough students to go, money will be returned.

For further information please go to www.dci.org  to find out more information.

Tentative Schedule (See Form at bottom of back page)

8:00 am – Depart Greer High School via charter bus

8:30 am – Depart for Sugarloaf Mall

10:30 am – Arrive at Sugarloaf Outlet Mall (eat lunch)

12:30 –       Depart Mall for Georgia Dome

1:00 pm – Arrrive at Georgia Dome

1:30 pm – Gates open to the event

2:00 pm –  Show Begins

11:00 pm – Show Ends

11:30 pm – Depart for Home

1:30 am –  Arrive At Greer High School

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Awards Ceremony Friday 5/29

Thanks to everybody who came to the booster meeting Tuesday night!  Please fill out & turn in your info sheets to Mr. Norman by June 4.

The band awards ceremony will be Friday night at 7 in the auditorium.

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