James F. Byrnes Rebel Regiment Blog

Welcome, Mr. Eric Bell!

We are very excited to announce that we have a newly added band director to the District Five team. Mr. Eric Bell will be joining us this fall. He will be teaching at Florence Chapel, D.R. Hill and assisting with the Rebel Regiment. Eric was himself a member of the Rebel Regiment and was Drum […]

Vote YES for S.302

TIME TO DRIVE TO 65! CONGRATULATIONS! S.302 PASSED THE HOUSE EDUCATION COMMITTEE 15-2! We are one step closer to the finish line, but it’s not over yet!! S.302 now moves to the House Floor. The current word is that it will not be taken up until next Tuesday. We will let you know if we hear anything different. […]

CALLING ALL SPARTANBURG SCHOOL DISTRICT FIVE BAND FAMILIES

UPDATE (APRIL 11, 2018) Bill S.302 must get through sub-committee before it gets to the main education committee chaired by our Representative Rita Allison.  Mrs. Raye Felder is the chair of that committee. Nation Ford and Fort Mill Bands are in charge of contacting her but it certainly won’t hurt for us to as well. […]

Congratulations Byrnes Varsity and JV Winter Guards!

This past weekend, both the Byrnes Varsity and Byrnes JV Winter Guards traveled to Winthrop University to compete in the WGI Mid-Atlantic Power Regional. This regional was both guard’s final WGI Regional of the season, and the competitive results were incredibly successful. The JV Winter Guard placed 5th in the Scholastic A Class, the highest […]

3rd Block Band March 20 Field Trip Schedule

Greetings Everyone, Here is the 3rd Block schedule for State Performance Assessment- The only thing that changed from the schedule they were given 3 weeks ago is that we start during 2nd block tomorrow instead of 3rd block. Students will be able to make up any work needed during 3rd block Wed-Friday. Parents are welcome to attend […]

D5 Private Lessons

We are starting a NEW private lesson program in District 5. This is designed for students who have not been taking lessons. If you already take private lessons we encourage you to stick with your current teacher. The attached flyer has the information. 9-12th grade students may ONLY sign up for lessons with a professional […]