Sunday E-News (Oct 27-Nov 1)

Happy Sunday Mighty Hawk Band!

Congratulations to everyone on a great performance at the UIL Area F Marching Band Contest this past Saturday. I couldn’t be more proud of the students and their performance. I am very excited to say that for the 10 time in school history, the Mighty Hawk Band had advanced on to the AREA Finals competition, and for the 7th time in school History, the Mighty Hawk Band has been selected to represent AREA F at the UIL State Marching Band Contest and has earned the right to compete for a State Championship!

We’re looking forward to cleaning and polishing the show this week as well as performing at the BHS vs. Colleyville Heritage Football game.

The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday – Varsity Rehearsal

· 3:30 – 7:00pm Varsity Rehearsal in the FAAC

Tuesday – Varsity Rehearsal / Percussion PASIC Rehearsal

· 3:30 – 5:30pm Varsity Rehearsal (most likely inside music rehearsal due to weather)

· Percussion PASIC Rehearsal – 3:30 – 6:30pm

Wednesday – All Region Sectionals / Percussion PASIC Rehearsal

· 3:00 – 4:00pm – Clarinets, Euphoniums, Flutes

· 4:00 – 5:00pm – Trumpets, Tubas, Oboes

· Percussion PASIC Rehearsal – 3:30 – 5:30pm

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

Friday – BHS vs. Colleyville Heritage (Away Game @ Mustang Panther Stadium)

· 3:00pm – Rehearsal

· 4:00pm – Load Trucks / Eat Dinner / Get Dressed

· 5:15pm – Inspection in Cafeteria in full uniform

· 5:25pm – Depart for the Mustang Panther Stadium

· 6:00pm – Arrive at Mustang Panther Stadium

· 7:00pm – Kick off

· 8:30pm ish – Half Time Performance

· 10:00pm ish – Game Ends / Load Trucks

· 10:30pm ish – Arrive at BHS / Group Dismiss / Unload Trucks

· 10:45pm ish – Parent Pick Up

UIL State Marching Band Competition – You will receive an email in the next day or two with all of the information / itinerary regarding the State Marching Competition being held in San Antonio’s Alamo Dome on Monday and Tuesday, November 4th & 5th. Please bear with me as it’s going to take at least a day to put the entire trip together for us. I will get the information out to you all as soon as I have everything finalized. Thank you for your patients.

Uniform Washing This Week – We would like to have a uniform washing this week so that we can travel to the State Marching Contest looking (and smelling) our best. Uniforms can be picked up to be washed after rehearsal on Monday and Tuesday.

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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