Happy Sunday Mighty Hawk Band!

We had a great week #2 of August Camp and the show is really starting to come along. We completed Mvt. #1 and got about ¼ of the Mvt. 2 on the field marching and playing. Everyone is really trying hard and the overall vibe of the band has been awesome. I’d also like to thank everyone for doing a great job at Thursday night’s Fanpledge Fundraiser. Please feel free to share the Fanpledge Webpage link withas many alumni, family, and friends over the next two weeks as possible to make this year’s fundraiser the most successful one ever. J

We’re looking forward to a great performance at BISD Convocation tomorrow morning with the Convocation Band, an awesome first week of school, and some super productive rehearsals with both the Non Varsity and Varsity members.

The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday – BISD Convocation / Non Varsity / Varsity Rehearsal

· 6:30am – Band Hall Open for Convocation Band folks / Get Dress in Full Uniform

· 7:00am – Bus Departs for The BISD Coliseum

· 7:30am – Convocation Final Dress Rehearsal / Jazz Ensemble Sound Check

· 8:30am – Jazz Ensemble Performance

· 9:00am – Convocation Band Performance

· 9:15am – Bus Departs for BHS

· 9:30am – Arrive Back at BHS / Hang Up your Uniform / Go Home

· 10:00am – Band Hall Closes

· 2:30pm – Band Hall Opens

· 3:30 – 5:00pm (All Members of the Mighty Hawk Band Attend) / Spirit Show & Field Entry

· 5:00 – 6:30pm Varsity Rehearsal (Non Varsity folks are dismissed)

Tuesday – Tuesday Rehearsal

· 7:30 – 10:30am – Varsity Rehearsal

· 1:00 – 4:00pm Varsity Rehearsal

Wednesday – First Day of School

· Enjoy your evening off!

Thursday – “Normal Thursday Rehearsal” Drill Team & Spirit Show / Varsity Rehearsal

· Rehearsal attendance now counts towards your grade

· 3:30 – 4:00pm Field Entry / Drill Team Rehearsal with the Golden Motion

· 4:00 – 4:30pm Spirit Show Rehearsal for Pre-Game Performance

· 4:30 – 6:00pm Non Varsity is Dismissed /\ Varsity Rehearsal

Friday – Friday Rehearsal

3:30 – 5:30pm Varsity Rehearsal

Forms / Paper Work / Payment Schedule – All student’s band registration paperwork should have\ been completed and turned in. You should have already turned in

2021 / 2022 Statement of Intent

· Initial Down Payment of $250 & $200 August Payment

· UIL Pre Participation Physical Release Form Signed By a Doctor

· UIL 8 Hour Rule Agreement From

· BISD Field Trip Travel / Medical Form

· Mighty Hawk Band Handbook Agreement Form

All forms are available in the Band Hall. If you might have missed one for whatever reason, please be sure to pick up what you need and turn in to Ms. Mitchell ASAP.

Uniform Fittings – All members should have been fitted for their uniforms last week. If for whatever reason you have not, please contact Ms. Mitchell or Uniform Mom Ms. Boyd ASAP so we can get you fitted this week.

Still in need of Logistics Volunteers – The Logistics Team is still in need of more folks to help with this year’s band program. We have openings in all Areas that need to be filled (Prop Builders, Prop and Equipment Movers for Games and Contests, and Box Truck / CDL Drivers to Drive the Mighty Hawk Band Semi). Please contact Jenna Waters at for more information about the Logistics Team.

For the most up to date information – Please find the most update information on the Mighty Hawk Band at or follow us on Facebook (Birdville HS Mighty Hawk Band).

Mike Cheripka

Director of Bands

Birdville High School

Birdville Independent School District

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