Weekly Update: 8/23-8/28

Good evening, Marching Band Families,

I hope this email finds you well and enjoying the last weekend of the summer vacation. Please take some time to review the schedule and important information.

Monday – Full Ensemble Rehearsal

6-9 PM @ HS  

Wednesday – Full Ensemble Rehearsal

6-9 PM @ HS

Friday – Football Game

Report Time – 5:30 PM

  • Bring full uniform to the MAC, including shoes, shako, and Mars Band backpack
  • Drop off will be the music room doors located on the side of Three Degree Road
  • Percussionists and people with truck responsibilities can go to the truck to unload
  • All other students may drop off their backpacks in the band bleachers (which will be on the track)
  • Once backpacks are dropped off/equipment unloaded, entire band needs to meet outside the fishbowl for warmup (roughly 6:00) in full uniform: pants/shorts with no zippers, 2021 Show Shirt, and black socks that cover their ankle.
  • After the game, the band will march back to the fishbowl where the truck will need to be loaded; parents may pick up students at the MS


  • Report Time – 5:30 PM
  • Please see me for your lanyard and assignment for the night outside of the fishbowl

Concession Workers

  • Please pick up your lanyard from me outside of the fishbowl no later than 6PM
  • You will report to the home concession stand to receive your assignment for the night

Volunteers Needed

BOA – September 25

Please note this is a tentative schedule:

  • 4:00 AM – Depart from Mars
  • 7:30 AM – Arrive at Fortress Obetz
  • 10:00 AM – Perform
  • 11:00 PM – Depart for Mars

Those of you that are interested in driving to Ohio to watch the performance; tickets are now on sale at https://aftontickets.com/event/buyticket/qpxv1vpxe1

Enjoy the rest of the weekend and best wishes to all the students as the start a new school year.