WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS

September 28, 2016

Fellow band parents,
  

I'm sure you join me in being proud of our Marching Generals in their second place finish at their first competition of the year.  With more than half new marchers, for most of them this was the first competition ever!  What a great start, and a great encouragement for them to continue worki...

September 26, 2016

Here are some reminders and information about this week's activities from the Band Boosters and A.J. Pace, Director of Bands.
This week is one of three double-performance weeks we have this season.  Please see the schedule below for both Friday and Saturday.

Home football game 
 

  • Schedule for this Friday, September...

September 25, 2016

Please read these important reminders about the marching uniforms:

  • The part of your uniform that YOU provide each time you wear your uniform is 

    • solid black t-shirt that was given to you (or identical one you purchase)

    • long solid black socks (not ankle or no-show, no stripes or other colors on them)...

September 21, 2016

The band will NOT be going to the away game this Friday in Berea.  Instead, there will be practice at the school from 6 to 9 p.m. to prepare for the competition on Saturday.

While this is a late practice, everyone will be home several hours earlier than they would have been for the football game, so the...

September 19, 2016

Here are some reminders and information about this week's activities from the Band Boosters and A.J. Pace, Director of Bands.
This week is one of three double-performance weeks we have this season.  Please see the schedule below for both Friday and Saturday.

Away Game – Berea High School 
 

  • Schedule for this Frida...

September 13, 2016

Here are some reminders and information about this week's activities from the Band Boosters and A.J. Pace, Director of Bands.Wow! What an awesome week for our Wade Hampton Marching Band! We had two great days of rehearsal, a very energetic pep rally performance, performed a large number of songs at the game on Friday,...

September 7, 2016

Meeting Date: September 6, 2016

Agenda

1. Fruit Fundraiser

2. Volunteer Needs

3. Concessions

4. Discuss next steps

Meeting began at 6:30 pm

Robyn welcomed the parents to the Band Booster Meeting.

Fruit Fundraiser:

 Explained the costs

o 2 days off the vine

o $10 profit per a box

 Explained the due dates

o Thanksgiving

o Christmas

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September 7, 2016

Students and Parents - Tomorrow, Sunday, October 8, will be the last opportunity to order Wade Hampton Band Spirit Wear to have it in time for Upper State Competition on October 22. The order will be placed on Monday, so get your order in today - https://www.memberplanet.com/s/whhsbandboosters/bandgear.

September 5, 2016

Here are some reminders and information about this week's activities from the Band Boosters and A.J. Pace, Director of Bands.

​Home game this Friday

  • band wear black shirts/blue jeans/tennis shoes

  • guard wear your suits/tennis shoes

  • call time is 5:30 at the band room


BAND BOOSTERS MEETING - Tuesday, S...

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February 19, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to the WHHS Winter Guard and Indoor Percussion on their incredible performances at CWEA Pickens. After getting promoted to advanced classes, both groups placed very well.

  • Winter Guard placed 5th in AAA out of 12 groups, taking home second place in both movement and equipment!

  • Percussion placed 2nd in Percussion A Advanced, placing above the 2018 WGI World Championships bronze medalists. 

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February 12, 2019

CWEA PICKENS - FEBRUARY 16, 2019

Parents and friends - if you are coming to watch the percussion performance, bring some newspaper to wave as you shout for them - our "One Man's Trash" pom-poms. :)

Guard Schedule:

8:30 am - Call time at WHHS
9:00 am - Rehearsal
10:00 am - Change into costumes
10:30 am - Depart for Pickens HS (bring money for lunch on the way)
12:00 pm - Arrive at Pickens HS
12:45 pm - Warm-up
1:23 pm - Performanc...

February 5, 2019

SAVE THE DATE

The WHHS Band Boosters are thrilled to officially announce our upcoming fundraising event at Willy Taco! For this event, Willy Taco only opens for our ticket holders or paying walk-ins. We charge $12 for each person, which includes the unlimited taco & salsa bar and tea or soft drink, and we keep $10 from each ticket. 

We will also have a 50/50 raffle at the restaurant. One winner gets half the money raised and the...

January 30, 2019

GREAT JOB AT CWEA PREMIER!

Congratulations to all participating in our winter band groups. WHHS Winter Guard won their round and second overall in their class and Indoor Percussion won the Percussion Scholastic A class. Way to go - great start!

CONGRATULATIONS

to our Wade Hampton Band students who auditioned for Region band. While the results will not be final until after this coming Saturday's All-State Call-Back Auditions, we h...

January 22, 2019

SATURDAY SCHEDULE - CWEA PREMIER WEST

INDOOR PERCUSSION AND WINTERGUARD

8:30 AM - Call Time at WHHS
9:00 AM - Depart for Dorman HS
9:45 AM - Arrive at Dorman HS - Unload

Guard

10:15 AM - Guard goes to warm-up

10:47 AM - Guard Performance

11:15 AM - Guard Changes into Warm-ups

11:30 AM - Guard in stands watching groups - lunch on your own at concessions (BRING MONEY) between then and 1:15

1:15 PM - Awards for Color Guard

1:45 PM - Guard...

January 14, 2019

SCHEDULE CHANGE

Due to All-County auditions schedule, Indoor Drumline practice this week is on Monday and Wednesday.

PIZZA INN FUNDRAISER - January 19

Students and parents are needed to work our Fundraising Night at Pizza Inn in Greer. This is a relatively easy way to make hundreds of dollars for the band. For this event to happen, we must have volunteers - at least 8 students and 4 parents.

Students will bus tables, get drinks an...

January 9, 2019

WELCOME BACK
And welcome to our Indoor Drumline students from Mauldin!

Our weekly emails will contain information relevant to students and parents participating in Winter Guard and Indoor Drumline BUT PLEASE NOTE - 
there is still information for all band members and families, from fundraisers to concerts.

PIZZA INN FUNDRAISER - January 19

Students and parents are needed to work our Fundraising Night at Pizza Inn in Greer. This i...

December 19, 2018

HAVE A GREAT HOLIDAY BREAK!

Fruit and cheesecake delivery

Thank you for your patience in dealing with the mix up in the delivery, especially the cheesecakes. Because the company shorted us a number of the cheesecakes, those who bought and didn't receive them will be getting a refund check from us, even if the purchase was made online. Checks will go home with students later this week to distribute to their customers.

WINTER DANCE

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December 11, 2018

Fruit sale update and delivery day - POSTPONED

Thank you to everyone who sold and who bought fruit and cheesecakes this year. The 228 units sold will mean over $2000 toward the band's operating budget.

Delivery and Pick Up
Thank you for your patience as our delivery continues to be rescheduled, this time due to weather.  Since school is cancelled for Tuesday, the fruit delivery will be delayed to another day, yet to be determine...

December 4, 2018

PARADE SCHEDULE & DETAILS

The WHHS Marching Band will be performing in the Half Mile Lake Community Parade again this year.

  • Date: Saturday, December 8

  • Call time: 5 p.m.

  • Drop off and pick up location: Paris Mountain Baptist Church on Howlong Ave.

  • Pick up time:  approximately 8 p.m. (best plan might be to watch the parade along the route, then you'll know when we are done, or kids can text you when we finish)

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