Feb. 1- Winter sports assembly.  2021 drumline battery, and block 4 Jazz Ensemble, you should leave your block 2 class at 9:00AM, reporting to the band room to prepare drum cadences and setup for jazz band in the field house.


Symphonic band sectional rehearsals are next week.  Students should be in the band room no later than 7:00AM, in their seats and playing by 7:03AM.  Sectionals will end at 7:35AM.  These are graded/required sectionals.  There will be two more before spring break.  Schedule as follows:

Monday, Jan 31st- flutes/clarinets/alto-tenor sax, bassoon, percussion

Wednesday, Feb. 2nd– trumpets/horn/trombone/tuba



Feb 7- Pancake Dinner. Due to mitigation, we will not be serving pancakes!  Please eat dinner before you arrive. No admission fee.  ALL participating students should wear all-black attire (or as close as possible).  Jazz students should wear their jazz shirts and black pants.


Here’s the run-down of the concert, all of which will occur in the auditorium:

5:40PM- jazz students report to band room to warm up

6:00- Block 3 jazz band performs, then block 4.  Although not required, EVERYONE is encouraged to attend this portion of the concert.

6:45- INTERMISSION.  Freshman/Concert/Symphonic band members report band room to warm up.

7:00- Freshman band performs, followed by Concert band, then Symphonic band.

7:45- concert concludes and dismiss.


March 9- North Area Band Festival- 6:30PM in field house (Symphonic band and Jazz Ensemble only).  This is the reschedule date.  Report time of 6:00PM for Symphonic band/Jazz Ensemble in full uniform.  Concert begins at 6:30 PM and concludes at 7:30 PM.  FYI- there is an SM North choir concert in the auditorium, beginning at 7:30PM.




Upcoming basketball pep-band games:

Feb. 4- report time of 5:30PM

Feb. 8- report time of 5:30PM

Feb. 15- report time of 5:30PM

Feb. 17- report time of 6:15PM


Looking forward to a fun and safe February!

Mr. Reed

Ms. Fillingham