Weekly Band Announcements 12.10.23
Thought for the Week: We had an outstanding Winter Concert, and we are proud of your hard work! The band students representing the music department well by performing at our Winter’s Concert. Thank you to our incredible audience who joined us Thursday night for our 2023 Winter Concert.
This semester has been very busy, and you have accomplished so much. We are looking forward to seeing and hearing what you do next 2nd semester!
This Week Rehearsal/Event Schedule
Tuesday, December 12th, 2023 : Pep Band Rehearsal, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Thursday, December 14th, 2023 : Pep Band Rehearsal, 4:00pm – 5:30pm
LHS vs. Wilson Central HS
We will have our first home basketball game on Tuesday, January 9th, 2024.
Call Time: 5:00pm.
Girls Game Starts at 6pm
Boys Game Starts at 7:30pm
LHS Mid Term Exam Schedule:
8:30-10:00 1st Period Exam
10:06-12:20 2nd Period Exam and Lunches*
8:30-10:00 3rd Period Exam
10:06-12:20 4th Period Exam and Lunches*
8:30-10:00 5th Period Exam
10:06-12:20 6th Period Exam and Lunches*
8:30-10:00 7th Period Exam
10:06-12:20 8th Period Exam and Lunches*
8:30-10:30 Two-hour Day---Make Up Exams
Students should report to classes as appropriate to make up any exams that they missed.
Smoky Mountain Music Festival
Mr. Callahan decided to look into the Smoky Mountain Music Festival in Gatlinburg, TN. This trip includes everyone, not just the Wind Ensemble, but the Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band and Percussion Ensemble. The students will depart from LHS on Friday, April 26h and return Saturday April 27th. Students will spend Friday performing in front of a panel of judges and competing against other bands. Theres a parade competition Saturday morning and the students will spend the rest of the day at Dollywood Amusement Park. Estimated cost for this trip is less than $800. This trip is pending and has not been approve through the school nor Central Office. I will send out more information once everything is approved. Click on the link to view the website https://smmfestival.com/about.html#about .
Band dues will be $350.00 for the 2023 Marching Band season. Rutherford County does not provide any financial assistance so all transportation, staff, uniforms, equipment, etc. is covered by the dues each member is responsible for paying. Expenses for the Marching Band total over $15,000. We do our best to keep band dues as low as possible and our dues are much lower than other Marching Band programs in the county.
Pep Band Announcements
Students have the option to join the Wolverine Marching Band or Wolverine Pep Band. The Pep Band season is typically November through February. The Pep Band will provide music for several home boys and girls basketball games, along with various pep rallies and other functions needed. All students are required to stay for the entire game. The Pep Band rehearses from 4:00pm- 5:30pm beginning Monday, November 13th, 2023 (mid-Fall Semester) and runs through the mid-Spring Semester. This large group has a lot of fun and provides incredible spirit and energy to all events! Popular music is rehearsed and performed.
Ways of Communication
We communicate to parents and students through several avenues. One doesn’t have to have access to all of the avenues to get the information.
Band App - A quick and easy way for parents or students to communicate is to send a text directly to a director.
If you haven’t already made sure you email the directors and let us know if you are going to be out of town and unable to attend camp.
Make sure to email Mr. Callahan (email@example.com) if you have any questions!