Greetings Warren Competition Band Families!
Announcements/Reminders Week of September 10
1. Band Booster Meeting – Thursday, September 6 – COMPLETE
Thank you for attending the meeting!
2. Jimano’s Restaurant Fundraiser – Thursday, September 13
Date: September 13
Location: Gurnee and Waukegan
No need to make Dinner!! Pick Up Dinner and Support the Band!
3. SECOND Warren Band Spirit Sale – PICK UP
Wednesday, September 12 – 5:30-6:30pm – O’Plaine campus Room 107
Friday, September 14 – 5:15-6:00pm- O’Plaine Campus Cafeteria (when students arrive for Football game)
4. Football Game Performance – Friday, September 14
5:15-5:30pm Call time for all members in cafeteria – Must wear white band t-shirt, blue mesh shorts, and mid-calf, black socks
Change in cafeteria – leave personal items there (parents will keep secure during game)
6:00pm Move to practice field behind stadium
6:15pm Field rehearsal
7:15pm Move to stadium - Sit in band stands
7:25pm National Anthem singers, then band plays school fight song
NOTE: All Band Students (except Color Guard): Must be wearing their FULL Marching Band UNIFORM.
This includes Marching Jacket, Marching Pants (bibs), Black mid-calf Socks, Marching Shoes, and Hats/Gloves (as required per instrument)
First half Play in the stands during time outs
Play at end of first quarter
Fight Song after every Warren score
5min mark Band preps for show
SHOW March on field
Play and march drill
March off field
Second half ALL STUDENTS RETURN UNIFORMS TO CAFETERIA
Competition band members (except drumline) Dismissed
Non-competition band members
During 3rd Quarter:
Students may relax, eat snacks/dinner, or even do homework.
Students may NOT go up into the Home OR Visiting stands!
BEFORE 4th quarter begins:
Return to band stands (with instruments)
Fight song after every Warren score
Fight song at the end of the game
End of game Non-competition members dismissed: APPROX 9:30-10pm. We stay until the end of the game and have no control over how long a football game lasts.
5. 2019 Disneyland Band Trip
Please find information attached.
For more information, please visit our trip page: http://www.wthsbands.org/2019-band-trip.html
This webpage will be updated as more information becomes available.
Please contact Mr. Jenkins you have any other questions.
6. 51st Annual Chicagoland Marching Band Festival
Wheeling High School
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Here is the information for the competition:
Warren Band's Schedule (also attached to this email)
Please arrive at the O'Plaine Campus at 1:00pm for rehearsal which begins promptly at 1:30pm. Following rehearsal, load the trucks around 3:30pm. Please bring food or quickly get food. Don't forget your instrument essentials (mouthpiece, extra reeds, sticks/mallets, flags/rifles).
Bus chaperones should arrive by 4:30pm if you are not assisting with loading the trucks. Load buses at 5:00pm. All buses will leave O'Plaine promptly at 5:15pm.
Our performance time is 9:00pm.
Awards will begin at 9:45pm. Students will be returning to O'Plaine around 11:00pm.
Under uniform: WHITE band shirt, Blue band shorts, MID-CALF BLACK socks, Black marching shoes
[Note: color guard may have different requirements, please check with your coach.]
Hair: If your student has long hair, please remember to bring accessories to pull hair up into the helmet.
Nail Polish: No nail polish!
Any questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Jenkins ASAP.
Wheeling High School
900 S Elmhurst Rd
Wheeling, IL 60090
DIRECTIONS: Wheeling High School is at 900 South Elmhurst Road, Wheeling, IL. Located on the corner of Route 83 (Elmhurst Road) and Hintz Road in Wheeling, one mile south of Route 68 (Dundee Road) and one mile north of Palatine/Willow Road.
TICKETS: General admission prices: $12.00 Adults/$8.00 Students & Senior Citizens. The family plan is 2 adults/4 children for $30.00. Competing band members must have their hand stamped upon arrival at the festival for admission to the stadium.
CONCESSIONS: A wide variety of delicious food and drinks will be available throughout the evening. Please support the festival by using Wheeling’s concessions.
National Anthem Wheeling Brass Choir 3:45pm
Exhibition Shepard HS 4:00 pm
A Harry D. Jacobs HS 4:15 pm
A Richmond Burton Comm. HS 4:30 pm
A Rich Central HS 4:45 pm
A McHenry HS 5:00 pm
A Glenbrook North HS 5:15 pm
JUDGES BREAK 5:30 pm
AA Buffalo Grove HS 5:45 pm
AA Rolling Meadows HS 6:00 pm
AA Wheaton North HS 6:15 pm
AA Elk Grove HS 6:30 pm
AA Crystal Lake Central HS 6:45 pm
A William Howard Taft HS 7:00 pm
AWARDS FOR CLASS A & AA 7:15 pm
AAA Maine West HS 7:45 pm
AAA Glenbrook South HS 8:00 pm
AAA William Fremd HS 8:15 pm
JUDGES BREAK 8:30 pm
AAA Plainfield East HS 8:45 pm
AAA Warren Township HS 9:00 pm
AAA Oak Creek HS 9:15 pm
CLASS AA HOST BAND Wheeling HS 9:30 pm
AWARDS for CLASS AAA 9:45 pm
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