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WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS - September 17, 2017

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


Monday, September 18 Sectional rehearsal 4-6 pm for LOW BRASS, FRONT ENSEMBLE, and COLOR GUARD only!

Tuesday, September 19 Rehearsal, 4-7 pm

Thursday, September 21 Rehearsal, 4-7 pm

Friday, September 12 - HOME FOOTBALL GAME This is MIDDLE SCHOOL NIGHT, when we welcome middle school band kids as our special guests. 5:30 - Call Time at band room eat healthy before, bring filled water bottle and knee pads, wear show shirt and blue jeans 6:00 - warm up in band room 6:45 - move to stadium 7:15 - perform pre-game 7:30 - kick off Halftime - performance 3rd quarter - Pizza provided for band members and middle school visitors Students will return to the band room, clean up, meet and then be dismissed. Parents should wait in the pick up line for students.

Saturday, September 23 Yard Sale * Bake Sale * Car Wash - 9 am to 1 pm (see more below)

Band Dance Party - 7 to 10 pm (see more below)

Check the website calendar anytime to see what's coming up. Go to


Volunteers are still needed for the Friday night game, for concessions and especially prop helpers.As you've hopefully seen, our multitude of props takes a small army of parents to get it out there and placed. If you aren't already signed up for something, please consider helping with props.

Visit our page to choose your spot.


Saturday, September 23 | 9 am to 1 pm

Helpers, bakers, car washers and donations are needed to make the most of this opportunity.

  • volunteer for a time to help (students too)

  • choose a 2 hour shift when you can help

  • gather yard sale worthy items to donate

  • donations will be received on Friday, September 22 after the game and at 7:30 am Saturday morning before the event.

  • sign up for baked items to bring

  • anything big or small would be greatly appreciated and help make the day a success

Contact Tracy Hendrix at (864) 593-0447 or with any questions.


September 23 | 7-10 pm Holiday Inn Express, 1036 Woodruff Road

Tickets $15 each - cash or check to WHHS Band Boosters

Snacks and drinks provided.

Students are allowed to bring a date who isn't in our band, but guests must have their school-issued ID.

Dress code expectations are the same as WHHS dances.

Band chaperones will be on hand. Parents, if you are interested in helping out, please contact Noel Pagan at (404) 348-7112.

PLEASE JOIN THE REMIND GROUP for band students (and band parents)

  • Email to or

  • Text @whhsmar to 81010


Being part of the band includes requirements for both students and parents. At this point in the season, we should have all payments made and forms completed. As of now:

  • 4 students have unpaid band fees ($150 paid to the school)

  • 8 students have not paid for the accessories package they already received ($15)

  • 4 non-guard students have not paid for the compression shirt ($15)

  • 8 non-guard students have not paid for band shoes ($36)

  • 4 parents and students haven't completed the band form online, which means we have no health information and no emergency contact information

PLEASE get these items completed so we can focus on making great band.

If you are unsure what you owe, please go to to see any orders with a balance due.

To complete the band form, go to, log in, complete and submit.

Please contact Mr. Pace if you are unable to complete these payments.

FRUIT SALE - through October 2

We are half way - Have you sold any boxes?

All band members are asked to participate in our annual Fruit Sale. We've asked students to start turning in orders and money each week by practice Thursday to be eligible for the weekly "Fruity Friday" drawings.

  • Fruit will be delivered to the school in early December

  • Goal is 7 boxes per student

  • ONLINE ORDERS accepted at

  • Check/cash orders should be placed in the envelope and checks made to WHHS Band Boosters.

  • Donations (instead of fruit) are always accepted!

Note: Florida Indian River Groves has let us know that their damage from Irma was minimal and they don't expect any issues in delivering the fruit that is ordered as scheduled.

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