Band News – Meet the RR

Hello everyone,

We’ve had another great week! We had a great visit with John Philips and Jay Bocook and the students have really improved this week. I appreciate all that helped out with our car washes and media day. The pictures I have seen look awesome! We’re quickly approaching our first complete performances and I can’t wait to see what the students are capable of!
Monday – Guard Sectionals
Tuesday – Competition band until 5:45
Wednesday – Football band and front ensemble until 5:30
Thursday – Homecoming Parade AND rehearsal until 5:45 
PLEASE WEAR Football Band Summer Uniform
This is mandatory for Competition Band and band 9-12th grade football members
Middle school students may join us, but they must be at the high school by 4:00. There will not be activity buses from the middle schools.
Scoops fundraiser – 5-9pm (if a leadership person is working an early shift, they may need to leave a little early from this rehearsal)
Friday – Homecoming Game – Rehearsal after school 4:00-5:30
We will NOT wear Football Band summer uniform. Please wash these! We will wear Rebel gear in the band stands.
We are performing the National Anthem at Pregame and for the Homecoming Ceremony at Half Time
Saturday – Meet the Rebel Regiment!
Competition Band – 9:00-12:00
Lunch Break (students are on their own) – 12:00-1:30
Competition Band 1:30-4:00
Break – 4:00-5:00
Football Band – 5:00-6:00
Dinner Break and Get Ready for the Show – 6:00-7:00
(Gates open for spectators at 6:00)
Competition band will wear grey bibbers and Football shirts for Football Band Performance, then change into Competition tops and Fedoras for the premiere of Club 23! Please make sure to have long black socks and marching shoes (those who purchased shoes will get them this week).
Football Band only members will wear summer uniforms.
7:00 – Meet the Rebel Regiment!
Regarding Meet the Rebel Regiment Night – see this from the booster club:
Meet the RR is a great way for us to show the community all of the hard work that both bands have put in this season! Invite your family and friends to this free event. Please consider bringing a donation of a case of water bottles. There will be a drop off for water at the upper gate next to the band field. We will have t-shirts and merchandise for sale, basket raffles, and dessert food trucks! We will also be selling bricks from the old band room. For $25 you can buy a piece of RR history. 
Just heads up for next week…
Monday (September 25th) – Percussion, wind small ensembles, and soloists mic setup rehearsal until 5:30. Guard sectionals til 7
Tuesday – Competition Band until 5:45
Wednesday – Football band (NO percussion)
Thursday – Competition Band until 5:45
Percussion extended rehearsal  until 6:30 (Tom Rarick, our percussion arranger is visiting!)
Friday – Home Game against Spartanburg
After school rehearsal 4-5:30
We will wear our traditional uniforms! Please wear the summer uniform underneath and bring long black socks and band shoes!
Saturday – Tournament of Bands 
Football Band Performance at 3:45 – Call time is 2:00PM
Football Band may be in summer uniform depending on weather
Comp Band Performance at 8:45 – Call time is 7:00PM
Comp Band will be in full uniform
Students will work shifts during the day but will be excused for Call Times. Students have been sent a link to sign up for volunteer times.
From the booster club:
If you haven’t signed up yet for a volunteer time slot, here is the link: Volunteer Time Slot. We also need donations for our hospitality room: Hospitality Donations We have over 30 bands participating in TOB and are anticipating a full day of fantastic performances. Thank you for your help and support for this HUGE event! 
Let’s have a great week and have some great performances this weekend!
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