We’ve had a lot of success and excitement this week! Please read all about it in our newsletter!
HIGH SCHOOL NEWS
The High School Marching Band had a very busy and successful week! On Wednesday, October 12th, the band earned a Division 1 (superior) Rating at the MSBOA Marching Festival. Due to the weather conditions, the band had to do a standstill performance on the Niles HS track – but the strength of their music performance still earned them a 1.The Band also performed at the Lakeshore High School Marching Invitational on Saturday, October 15th. They earned Best Music and 2nd place in Class C competition!
We have two more performances of REDEMPTION this season for you to see.
This week we have our Senior Night home football game vs. Pine River HS. Schedule for that game is likely to be*:
5:30 – Call/Dress
5:50 – Cafeteria
6:30 – March out
6:40 – Performance
7:00 – Game Starts
*There may be an alteration to this schedule due to Senior Night details and the JV game that immediately proceeds the Varsity game. I will get more information on Monday morning and update you accordingly.
We have our final marching competition at the East Kentwood Marching Invitational this Saturday, October 22nd. At this competition, we go up early in the day and watch 8-10 bands, warm-up/perform, and watch the final set of A/AA bands. It is a long day, so watch the weather for Kentwood and bring enough money for lunch/dinner at the EK concession stand.
11:45 – Call time @ BSHS
11:50 – Load trailer w/instruments & uniforms
12:10 – Load bus
12:15 – Leave BSHS
2:15 – Arrive EKHS
Watch performances until 5:30
5:30-6:10 – Put on Uniform/get out instruments
6:15 – warm up
7:00 – Perform
7:15 – Return to trailer/change/put away instruments
Watch performances until 9:45
9:45 – Awards
10:00 – Return to bus
12:30 – Arrive @ BSHS
Schedule for week:
Monday – Rehearsal/tape analysis during class
Tuesday – Senior Hat making 2:45-5:30, ALL STAR TAPES DUE, Evening rehearsal 6:30-8:30
Wednesday – Class rehearsal
Thursday – none
Friday – Class rehearsal + Football Game
Saturday – East Kentwood competition – ALL DAY