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  • 1. ARLINGTON HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL
    YELLOW JACKET BANDS 2011
  • 2. YELLOW JACKET BANDS 2011
    Welcome to the Arlington Heights High School Band Program!
    “Excellence in Music Education and Life through Family, Pride, and Practice”
    We look forward to welcoming you into our band family!
    GO YELLOW JACKETS!
  • 3. Why join band?
  • 4. WHY JOIN BAND?
    BAND IS A FAMILY OF DIVERSE LEARNERS
  • 5. WHY JOIN BAND?
    BUILD RELATIONSHIPS , CHARACTER, AND DISCIPLINE
  • 6. WHY JOIN BAND?
    GRADES AND TEST SCORES
    I should have joined band!
  • 7. WHY JOIN BAND?
    COLLEGE ADMISSIONS
  • 8. WHY JOIN BAND
    SAFE ENVIRONMENT
  • 9. WHY JOIN BAND
    LOVE OF MUSIC
  • 10. WHY JOIN BAND
    IT’S FUN!
  • 11. WHAT TO EXPECT
  • 12. WHAT TO EXPECT
  • WHAT ‘S NEW
  • 21. WHAT’S NEW
    www.ahhsband.blogspot.com
  • 22. WHAT’S NEW
    • Social Networking
  • WHAT’S NEW
    • SmartMusic
  • WHAT’S NEW
    • Charms
  • WHAT’S NEW
    New Class Structure
    • Auditioned Spring Classes
    • 23. Symphonic Band
    • 24. Concert Band
    • 25. Beginning Band Class
    • 26. Color Guard Class
  • WHAT’S NEW
    • Uniforms!!!
  • WHAT’S NEW
    • Color Guard and Winter Guard
  • MARCHING BAND
  • 27. MARCHING BAND
    What is Marching Band?
    • The Pride of AHHS!
    • 28. Support the District Champion Yellow Jacket Football Team
    • 29. The most visible performing ensemble
    • 30. Perform at all home and away football games
    • 31. Compete at all UIL sanctioned events including Region, Area, and State.
  • MARCHING BAND
    What’s the cost?
    Deposits due 5/19 to hold your spot:
    $50.00 Band Members
    $150.00 Color Guard
    Remaining amount due 8/1
  • 32. MARCHING BAND
    What is the time commitment?
    • Summer Rehearsals
    • 33. Rookie camp – June 7, 8, and 9
    • 34. 9:00am-12:00pm Rookies and Officers
    • 35. 1:0opm – 4:00pm Full Band
    • 36. Percussion Camp – June 7, 8, 9, and 10
    • 37. 9:00am – 12:00pm
    • 38. 1:00pm – 4:00pm
    • 39. Band Camp – August 1 – 5 and 8-12
    • 40. 7:30am-11:30am and 1:00pm – 4:00pm
    • 41. Band social 8/5 5:00pm-7:00pm
    • 42. Parent Preview dinner 8/12 4:00pm-4:30m
    • 43. Rehearsal Schedule
    • 44. Monday – Percussion and Color Guard 2 hours
    • 45. Tuesday - Full Marching Band 3 hours
    • 46. Thursday or Friday – Full Marching Band 3 hours
    • 47. Performance Schedule
    • 48. 1 Game/week Sept. – 1st week of Nov. (10 Games) either Thursday or Friday (no Saturdays scheduled this year)
    • 49. Playoffs pending on Adv. – Nov. thru Dec.
    • 50. Competitions
    • 51. FWISD Benchmark Oct. 3, 4, or 5 TBD
    • 52. 3 Saturdays in October
    • 53. Oct. 22 – Area pending Adv.
    • 54. Oct. 31-Nov. 1 – State pending Adv.
    • 55. Parades
    • 56. At least 3 parades yet to be determined
    • 57. Pep Rallies during school
    • 58. Marching Band Concert and Middle School Performance TBD
    • 59. Other Community performances to be determined
    • 60. Fundraising Schedule
    • 61. Various times throughout school year.
    • 62. Volunteering
    • 63. We need your help!
  • MARCHING BAND
    • What if I am interested in sports or other areas?
    • 64. Football
    • 65. Wrestling
    • 66. Baseball
    • 67. Softball
    • 68. Soccer
    • 69. National Honors Society
    • 70. Academic UIL
    • 71. AP and Honors Classes
    • 72. You can do it all, but communication is essential!
  • MARCHING BAND
    • Planned Trip pending board approval
    • 73. Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando, FL!
    • 74. December 2011
  • MARCHING BAND
    SO WHAT’S NEXT YEAR’S HALFTIME SHOW?!!!
  • 75. THE MUSIC OF DANNY ELFMAN
  • 76. MARCHING BAND
    On the fence?
    • Will I have enough time?
    • 77. Of course
    • 78. What if I can’t afford it?
    • 79. We will work with you
    • 80. Won’t sports conflict?
    • 81. Nope
    • 82. I’m in all honors/AP classes, will I have time?
    • 83. Of course
    • 84. What if I want to take a year of to decide?
    • 85. Don’t recommend it.
    • 86. I don’t know what to expect in high school.
    • 87. Family
    • 88. Will I be able to keep up with my other classes?
    • 89. Of course
    • 90. What if I work?
    • 91. It’s all about communication
    • 92. What if I don’t have a ride?
    • 93. We have students that live all over Ft. Worth and there is a city bus stop on Hulen St.
    • 94. What if my students just doesn’t want to do the work?
    • 95. Teachable moment for parents, hard work pays off!
    • 96. Any other concerns that aren’t on this list?
  • OTHER ENSEMBLES
  • 97. OTHER ENSEMBLES
  • Awards and honors
  • 102. AWARDS AND HONORS
  • BAND BOOSTER CLUB BBC
  • 112. BAND BOOSTER CLUB BBC
    Purpose
    • To support all phases of the band program at Arlington Heights High School and its director(s).
    • 113. To work with the band director and the school administration to bring this program to and keep it at the highest possible degree of efficiency.
    • 114. To lend all possible support, both moral and financial, to the general Band Program of Arlington Heights High School.
    • 115. To build and maintain an organization of parents who will help to promote the general activities of the Band Program.
  • BAND BOOSTER CLUB BBC
    Who’s involved?
    • All parents and legal guardians of active band members.
    • 116. Current Executive Board Members
    • 117. Annie Nichols – President
    • 118. Rolonda Hale – Vice President
    • 119. Becky Boucher – Treasurer
    • 120. 2011-2010 Executive Board Members
    • 121. Steve Kleckner
    • 122. Melissa Pineda
    • 123. Anna Trevino
    • 124. Amalia Gonzales
    • 125. TanyWilliams
    • 126. AHHS Parent Liaison – Shani Butler
  • BAND BOOSTER CLUB BBC
    But do you really need my help?
  • BAND BOOSTER CLUB BBC
    How do I volunteer?
  • HOW DO I JOIN?
  • 141. HOW DO I JOIN?
    • Registration Packet and Physicals
    • 142. Free Physicals on May 21!
    • 143. Pay the Deposit due 5/19
    • 144. Attend Rookie Camp
    • 145. Attend Band Camp
    • 146. Participate in all rehearsals and performances
    • 147. Keep current with your fees and fundraisers
    • 148. Pass your classes!
  • DAVID WIEBERS, BAND DIRECTOR
    david.wiebers@fwisd.org
    BEN HALL, ASSISTANT BAND DIRECTOR
    ben.hall@fwisd.org
    BAND OFFICE
    (682) 233-3179
    BAND WEBSITE
    www.ahhsband.blogspot.com
    GO JACKETS!