Parents & Students,

Welcome to the Blue Sheet – your weekly update on all things marching band. It is evident that my formatting of this document is not translating well into CHARMS – so I am attaching it as a PDF so you can see how I format it each week and maybe prefer to see it this way.

CONGRATULATIONS to the Marching Band Members, Staff, and Volunteers on a successful first competitive weekend – FIRST PLACE GUARD, PERCUSSION, AND BAND IN CLASS AAA!!! Keep making the most of Lunacy – we are in the home stretch and it will be over before you know it!

THIS WEEK


Monday, October 7th
• NO PRACTICE – BAND CONCERT
CB – Report at 6:00
SB – Report at 6:20
WS – Report at 6:30
• Marching Band Performs after intermission!
Tuesday, October 8th

• PAWS-6 ALL MEMBERS (Stadium)
Wednesday, October 9th
• Guard Sectional 4-6:30
Thursday, October 10th
• 4-6 ALL MEMBERS (Parking Lot)
Friday, October 11th
• Football vs. Northview
* NO SCHOOL – ALL MEMBERS WILL REPORT AT 4PM (see below)

NEXT WEEK


Monday, October 14th
• NO PRACTICE – NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, October 15th

• PAWS-6 ALL MEMBERS (Stadium)
Thursday, October 17th
• 4-6 ALL MEMBERS (Parking Lot/Stadium)
Friday, October 18th
• Football @ Johns Creek
Saturday, October 19th
• Contest @ Gordon Central HS – PERFORMANCE @ 4:00 PM

FRIDAY FOOTBALL SCHEDULE


3:30 – Leadership Meeting in Orchestra Room
4:00 – Report to sections in under-uniform (Percussion/Logistics Equipment to Stadium)
4:30 – Meet in band room for announcements and dismissal to dinner
4:45 – Dinner
5:35 – Change to Half-Uniform
6:00 – Courtyard for warmup/review of Performance
6:35 – March to Stadium
7:05 – PreGame
** We will perform our entire show at Halftime for this game.
11:00 – Approximate Return to Cambridge – look for texts from students

LOOKING AHEAD . . .

OCTOBER 19TH SCHEDULE


* Guard wear neon yellow for practice – Winds and Percussion in White (Under-uniform)
8:30 – Rehearsal in Stadium
10:30 - truck loading
11:30 - lunch (full meal)
12:30 – depart for Gordon Central HS
2:00 – Unload/Stretch
3:00 - Warmup
4:00 – PERFORM!
Students will need to bring money for concessions dinner after performance.
8:30 – Awards
10:30 – Approximate Return to Cambridge

WORTH REPEATING


Please continue to communicate absences and reasons – unexcused absences can result in missing a performance and/or loss of PE Credit and a Varsity Letter in Marching Band. We only have 8 rehearsals left before our final contest at GSU on October 26th!!


Ryan Borger & Katie Groves
Cambridge Bands