Sunday E-News (Oct 21-26)

Happy Sunday Mighty Hawk Band!

Congratulations to everyone on a great performance at the UIL Region 31 Marching Contest this past Tuesday. I’m very proud to say that for the 20th consecutive year in a row, the Mighty Hawk Band has received a 1st Division Rating by all three judges. The 1st division rating also qualified us to advance on to the Area F marching contest this coming Saturday at the FAAC. I couldn’t be more proud of the students and their performance.


We’re looking forward to cleaning and polishing this week, performing at the BHS vs. Football game, as well as performing at the UIL Area F Marching Contest.


The schedule for the week is as follows:


Monday – Varsity Rehearsal

· 3:30 – 6:30pm Varsity Rehearsal


Tuesday – Varsity Rehearsal

· 3:30 – 6:30pm Varsity Rehearsal


Wednesday – All Region Sectionals

· 3:00 – 4:00pm – French Horns, Tenor Trombones, Bassoons

· 4:00 – 5:00pm – Saxophones, Bass Trombones, Low Clarinets


Thursday – BHS vs. Newman Smith (Home Game at the FAAC)

· 3:00 – Rehearsal

· 3:45 – Go Home / Shower / Eat Dinner

· 5:30pm – Band Hall Opens / Get Dressed

· 6:00pm – Inspection in Cafeteria in full uniform

· 6:10pm – Depart for the FAAC

· 6:20pm – Warm-Up

· 6:35pm – Spirit Show PreGame Performance

· 7:00pm – Kick off

· 8:30pm ish – Half Time Performance

· 10:00pm ish – Game Ends

· 10:15pm ish – Group Dismiss

· 10:30pm ish – Parent Pick Up


Friday – 3:30 – 5:30pm Varsity Rehearsal


Saturday – Area F Marching Contest

· 9:00am – 11:00am Rehearsal on the Turf Field

· 11:00am – Go Home / Eat Lunch / Shower

· 1:45pm – Band Hall Opens

· 2:15pm – Inspection

· 2:25pm – Depart for Warm-Up

· 2:30pm – Warm-Up Begins

· 3:15pm – Warm-Up Ends / Leave for Gate

· 3:30pm – Prelims Performance

· 5:15pm – Announcements of top 10 Finalist Bands

· Finals Times TBD

· 6:30pm – First Finalist Warm Up

· 7:30pm – First Finalist Performance

· 9:45pm – Last Finalist Performance

· 10:15pm – Announcements of Bands Advancing to the State Contest


For the most up to date information – Please find the most update information on the Mighty Hawk Band at www.MightyHawkBand.com 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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