Director's Updates

Aug 18, 2019, 8:22 PM
It’s official! Our Butter Braid online ordering system is up and running! If you signed up to sell Butter Braids, you should have received a link to submit your Butter Braid orders. If you have not received the email, please email me at and I will work with you to make sure you are in they … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Butter Braid Info.</span></a>
Aug 11, 2019, 6:00 PM
Dear marching band students and parents,  Congratulations on a very successful band camp season these past three weeks!  What a wonderful first performance for our Family and Friends Preview Friday night!  The staff and I are so very proud of all of our members for their hard work and great attitudes!   This week begins our after school … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Weekly After School Rehearsals</span></a>
Aug 4, 2019, 5:51 PM
Band family,A BIG THANK YOU to everyone involved in last week’s Band Camp! I am SO PROUD of the students for their hard work, dedication and great attitudes… the entire 1st movement is on the field playing and marching (which is over half the show!). We also ended with some pep band music and football … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Thank you!/Post-Camp Rehearsals</span></a>
Jul 28, 2019, 3:28 PM
Dear marching band students and parents, Thank you all so much for a wonderful pre-camp! We had a wonderful time and got a lot better! I am excited for a great week of band camp! Attached is the band camp letter that I sent out a few weeks ago for general reminders. Please read through … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Band Camp this coming week!</span></a>
Jul 15, 2019, 10:02 AM
Dear marching band families, We are a few short weeks from band camp! The summer has been so enjoyable but has moved so fast! I hope everyone is enjoying their time with family and friends. This email contains a VERY important letter regarding band camp. Please read it in its entirety as it contains information … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Band Camp Letter and Schedule</span></a>
Jun 19, 2019, 11:46 AM
Dear 2019 marching band member and parents, This email contains information regarding our first community performance of the 2019 season, the Westport 4th of July Parade! We will have a brief rehearsal on Wednesday, July 3rd from 5:30-6:30pm in the bandroom to learn music. Below are the logistics… we will transport larger instruments in the small … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Westport 4th of July parade logistics and music</span></a>
Apr 17, 2019, 8:18 AM
Dear Band Family, Congratulations on a successful Band-O-Rama concert last night! Thank you to all parents who helped make the night a wonderful event and pitched in to help tear down our equipment. Bravo to the students on successful performances! It is with a lot of excitement and anticipation that I release information for the … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">2019 Marching Band Information</span></a>
Apr 15, 2019, 12:07 PM
Band family, A reminder regarding our Band-O-Rama Concert tomorrow night, Tuesday, April 16 @ 6pm in the main gym. Silent auction and Fat Frank’s American Food Truck will occur between 4-6pm. Come eat and hang out with us! Please see below’s message regarding our 8th Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser: Our mattress sale is Saturday, May 4th from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Band-O-Rama reminder/Mattress Sale Fundraiser</span></a>
Apr 7, 2019, 8:45 PM
Band Family, A BIG reminder about our Band Parent Meeting next week! Come join us this Tuesday, April 9th at 6:30pm in the Seminar Room. Ms. Jenny Capone only takes about 20-25 minutes max and one lucky parent will win a $139 (retail value) Memory Foam cooling gel pillow. Also, if we hit 50 parents in attendance, … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Band Parent Meeting – Tuesday, April 9th @ 6:30pm</span></a>
Apr 7, 2019, 8:44 PM
Dear Band family, Congratulations to our Wind Ensemble for earning a superior rating at the South Central District Bandmasters Association’s Music Performance Assessment (MPA) Festival on Friday! This is the highest rating an ensemble can receive! These ratings are often what other programs see around the state, and serve as our “measuring stick” against the standard. Bravo … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Wind Ensemble SUPERIOR/Carowinds SUPERIOR/Band-O-Rama</span></a>