Director's Updates

Sep 9, 2018, 7:27 PM
Band family, The purpose of this email is provide logistics for our home football game on Friday (9/14) and the 42nd annual Lincoln County Marching Band Preview on Saturday (9/15) Home Football Game (NL vs. Bessemer City HS) Call Time is 5:45pm. For this game, students will wear FULL UNIFORMS. We will perform parts of the show for … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Home Football Game (9/14) & County Preview (9/15) Logistics</span></a>
Sep 3, 2018, 7:58 PM
Band family, This Friday is a HOME football game vs. Alexander Central HS. Call time will be 6:30pm. Dress is summer uniform (show shirts, khaki shorts with a belt, socks and sneakers). Students will need $$ for 3rd quarter break if they want something from concessions (which we need awesome band parents to staff!). We … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">HOME football game logistics</span></a>
Sep 3, 2018, 7:26 PM
Band family, I hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend! This email contains information regarding this Saturday’s Mini Camp. Saturday, September 8 – 8am-8:30pm. This camp is EXTREMELY important for the success of our season. The mini camp allows us to accomplish the following goals: 1) continue learning drill and music for the competitive show, 2) … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Mini-Camp logistics (9/8) & other important information</span></a>
Aug 26, 2018, 10:13 PM
Band Family, Welcome to the first day of the 2018-2019 school year! I hope you are as excited as I am to get a new school year underway (although we as a band have been at it for a month now!) This week begins our after school rehearsal schedule. Mondays and Tuesdays will be from … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">After School Logistics</span></a>
Aug 16, 2018, 5:28 PM
Dear band family, Tomorrow evening is our Family and Friends Preview Performance at 6:15pm at the band practice field behind the school. Our students will be fed dinner around 4:30pm and then warmup at 5:30pm. After the Preview Performance, we will march up to the stadium for our first football game of the year! Students will … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Family & Friends Preview/1st Home Football Game</span></a>
Jul 28, 2018, 10:12 AM
Hey Student Leaders! It all starts MONDAY! GET READY and let the games begin! I will be at school at NOON on Monday, 7/23 if you want to come in early and begin copying music for your section. We’ve got parts of the show ready as well as new pep tunes! There’s new flip … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Attention Student Leaders</span></a>
Jul 28, 2018, 10:09 AM
Dear Marching Band member and parent, We are a little over one week away from camp! Can you believe it? Summertime sure flies by when you’re having fun and relaxing away from school! The letter contains valuable information. Please read with your parents and make sure you understand what you need for a successful camp. … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Pre-Camp begins next week/Band Camp letter & Schedule/other important info</span></a>
Jul 12, 2018, 11:57 AM
Dear band family, Mr. Stokes would like to host a “Woodwind Workshop” at the high school on Tuesday, July 17 from 5-7pm. He will work on some technique things specific to woodwind instruments and go over some of the warmup music [link was emailed out earlier this week]. This workshop is optional ONLY if you are out … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Woodwind Workshop/Student Leadership meeting</span></a>
Jul 12, 2018, 11:56 AM
Band family, A link was emailed out containing a link the 2018 woodwind and brass warmup music packets. Please print off these exercises and play through them PRIOR to the first day of pre-camp (July 31). We will work a lot out of these packets through the entire season. It would be preferable if you … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Hornline Warmup Music</span></a>
Jun 26, 2018, 3:40 PM
Dear 2018 marching band students and parents, WELCOME TO THE 2018 MARCHING SEASON! Officially, our season began right after graduation, and I am so excited for the upcoming year! Of course I hope everyone is enjoying their summer break! Our first official event is the Westport 4th of July parade on July 4, 2018! Below are … <a href="" class="more-link">Continue reading <span class="screen-reader-text">Westport 4th of July Parade logistics</span></a>