Blue Sheet Vol. 8, No. 4
Parents & Students,
Welcome to the Blue Sheet – your weekly update on all things marching band.
Monday, September 9th • 4-6 ALL WINDS/PERC (Sectionals Inside)
Tuesday, September 10th • PAWS-6 ALL MEMBERS (Stadium)
Thursday, September 12th • 4-6 ALL MEMBERS (Parking Lot)
Friday, September 13th • Football vs. Dunwoody (8th Grade Night!!) o Guard in full pep uniform – hair in ponytail – consult gameday sheet for more info.
Monday, September 16th • 4-6 ALL WINDS/PERC (Maybe in stadium??)
Tuesday, September 17th • PAWS-6 ALL MEMBERS (Stadium)
Wednesday, September 18th • 4-6:30 Color Guard Sectional
Thursday, September 19th • 4-5:30* ALL MEMBERS (Parking Lot)
Friday, September 20th • Football @ Centennial
Saturday, September 21st • FULTON COUNTY EXHIBITION @ CAMBRIDGE
FRIDAY FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
3:30 – Change to under-uniform – FULL UNIFORM THIS WEEKEND – have under-uniform ready!!
3:45 – Report to sections for :30 somewhere in stadium (bring water)
4:15 – Quick pregame review and prepare to meet 8th grade band members
4:45 – 8th grade placement and rehearsal in stadium
5:15 – Dinner with 8th grade future members!
5:50 – Change to Half-Uniform
6:10 – Full Review in Courtyard with 8th grade members
6:40 – March to Stadium
7:05 – PreGame with 8th Grade Members ** We will perform movements 1-3 at halftime after Dunwoody performance!
FULTON COUNTY EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
12:00 – Rehearsal in Stadium (Guard in Neon Yellow, Band in Under-Uniform)
2:45 – Run of FCE Show 3:15 – Snack and relax time in band room/cafeteria
4:30 – Meet Section Leaders for review and dismiss to half-uniform
5:00 – Set 2’s in cafeteria patio and march to stadium
6:00 – FCMBE begins – full schedule attached as PDF
WORTH REPEATING Please continue to make hydration, nutrition, and rest a priority. The temperatures continue to be intense during our afternoon practices. We will take every precaution as dictated and make the health and safety of students a priority – but we also live in Georgia – it’s hot – all fall – so take care of yourself as well!!
Please note the schedule for Fulton County Exhibition – percussion and guard may report a bit earlier that day and all of our competition days are really full day events – they appear that way on the band calendar. Please also note the early rehearsal dismissal the week of FCE due to the Premiere Concert for the music department. We will feed the Wind Symphony (and chorus/orchestra guard members) after practice so they have time to change and warmup for a concert that evening!
One final request/thank you for Fulton County Exhibition – we have become the annual host of this event due to our quality of facilities and our cordial and efficient job of hosting the event. This only happens with ALL HANDS ON DECK. Thank you so much to those that have already taken leadership roles and volunteered time to make this day a success – and if you haven’t gotten around to that yet – please visit our volunteer signup page and see what you can do to help the band that day!! Here is the link to the FCMBE Signup – https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0C4DAAAD29A7FC1-fulton
As always, please continue to keep us updated on conflicts and questions with the calendar. The band members had an amazing weekend (both the game, and the practice day on Saturday!!). We are all very excited to show you more of “Lunacy” – and welcome a record number of 8th grade band members on Friday Night!!
Ryan Borger & Katie Groves Cambridge Bands