News From the Band Room



Hi Folks - It is ELCO Homecoming week. The Raiders take on the Vikings from Northern Lebanon on Friday night. Full Band will rehearse on today, Wednesday, during period 4. Please make sure your children bring their instruments to school on those days. The Tailgate party will start at 4:30pm. Feel free to bring lawn chairs and relax under the trees. The weather looks good for Friday, so hopefully no rainouts. you need to have sent in an RSVP to attend the tailgate. If any band students are not attending, they should report to the band room by 5:45pm to dress in their uniform. Inspection is 5:55pm. We will march over to the stadium at 6pm.

Raider Band Apparel Order Extended to Sept. 20th!

The apparel order deadline has been extended to the the 20th. If you plan on purchasing apparel, please have your son/daughter place the order in the wooden box in the band room by period 4 on Thursday.


Homecoming Bonfire!

Wednesday, Sep. 19th, 7:30pm

180 Elco Drive

Myerstown, PA

The Homecoming Bonfire will take place after the Powderpuff Football game which starts at 6:30pm. The marching band will be providing pep music at the powderpuff game and the bonfire following. Check out the website for more details.


Homecoming Tailgating Party

Friday, Sep. 21st, 4:30pm

180 Elco Drive

Myerstown, PA

HOMECOMING Football Game vs. Northern Lebanon

Friday, Sep. 21st, 5:30pm

180 Elco Drive

Myerstown, PA

Band Exhibition and Baked Goods

This is a reminder to use the sign-up genius LINK to volunteer to help with the exhibition. This is a big undertaking for the boosters as well as a huge fundraiser. We will need all the help we can get, even if it is only for an hour or two. You should have also received an form from the boosters to place a ad in the program. If you did not receive this form, please email Mr. Fair.

Also, we are still in need of some volunteers to bake cookies for the band to take with them to the away games as well as to give to the visiting bands who come to ELCO. Please use the following LINK to sign-up

Upcoming Events

September 19 - Powderpuff Football Game and Bonfire
September 21 - HOMECOMING Football Game vs. Northern Lebanon
September 28 - Football @ Ephrata
October 5 - Football vs. Donegal

October 6 - Lebanon County Band Exhibition
October 12 - Football vs. Pequea Valley
October 19 - Football @ Annville-Cleona
October 26 - Football @ Columbia
October 27 - Schaefferstown Halloween Parade
November 24 - Myerstown Holiday Parade


If you are not signed up for the Remind Text messages or Twitter for band, please consider doing this. It is a great and fast way for me to communicate last minute changes in schedule, such as cancellations, postponements, etc. For Remind just text @elcoband to 81010 to join. You can follow us on Twitter at @elcohsband.