Sunday E-News (Labor Day Edition)

Happy Sunday Mighty Hawk Band!

Congratulations on a great performance at the Football Game this past Friday vs. Keller Central. We couldn’t have been happier with a first uniformed run through. We’re looking forward to finishing Mvt. II of our show this week, along with having our second football game of the season this coming Friday vs. Little Elm (Home Coming)

The schedule for the week is as follows:


Monday – No School / Labor Day


Tuesday – Non-Varsity Rehearsal / Varsity Rehearsal / Homecoming Parade

· 3:00 – 3:30pm Non Varsity Rehearsal (With Drum Major)

· 3:00 – 4:30pm Varsity Rehearsal

· 4:30 – 4:45pm Change into Parade attire (White Mighty Hawk Band Shirt, Black Mighty Hawk Band Shorts, Game Day Ball Cap, rehearsal Shoes)

· 5:00pm – Line-Up for Parade Step off at Legacy Church

· 5:30pm Parade Step Off

· 6:00pm Pep-Rally

· 6:40pm Dismissal / Go Home


Wednesday – All Region Sectionals / PASIC Photo Shoot for Percussion

· 3:00 – 7:30pm – Percussion Photo Shoot – Murchison Performing Arts Center / UNT

· 3:00 – 4:00pm French Horns – Cheripka / Tenor Trombones – Hackworth / Bass Clarinet - Chang

· 4:00 – 5:00pm Saxophones – Cheripka / Bass Trombones – Hackworth / Bassoon - Chang


Thursday –TMEA All Region Jazz Band Audition Fee Due / Varsity Rehearsal

· $12 Entry Fee due from any student auditioning for the TMEA All Region 31 Jazz Band Auditions

· 3:30 – 7:00pm Varsity Rehearsal (Long rehearsal due to no school on Monday)


Friday – BHS vs. Little Elm Football Game (FAAC / Homecoming Game)

· 3:00 – 3:30pm – Rehearsal / Run Through

· 3:30 – 5:15pm – Go Home / Shower / Eat Dinner

· 5:15pm – Band Hall Opens / Come Dressed in Black Show Shirt, Compression Shorts, Black Socks

· 5:45pm – Inspection in Cafeteria in full uniform

· 6:00pm – Head to Stadium (Yes you need your water jug & flip folder / lyre)

· 6:30pm – Pre-Game Performance of the 2019 Contest Show “ShipWrecked”

· 7:00pm – Kick Off

· 8:30pm ish – Half Time – The Band will not perform at halftime due to the homecoming festivities

· 10:00pm ish – Game Ends / Head up to Band Hall / Group Dismissal / Parent Pick Up


Saturday – TMEA All Region 31 Jazz Band Auditions (For Jazz Ensemble / FPJ folks signed up to audition)

· 8:00am – Carroll Senior High School

o Transportation Not Provided

· 12:00pm ish – Auditions End / Results Finalized


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Mike Cheripka Director of Bands Birdville High School Birdville Independent School District

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