AEB Weekly 10/9/17 to 10/15/17

W. Charles Akins High School Band - Austin, TX

Marching Band Rehearsal Schedule

  • Monday, 10/9 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Tuesday, 10/10 - 4:45pm to 6:00pm
  • Thursday, 10/12 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Updated in realtime on the AEB website calendar.

Congrats on a 2nd Place Finish at the 25th Annual Capital City Marching Festival!

Congratulations to all students, staff, and parents on a great showing at the 25th Capital City Marching Festival!

AEB placed 2nd in our classification and won Outstanding Percussion in our class!

Enjoy the performance from Saturday!

Events, Announcements, and Information

Congrats to Jenna Thornton!

Our own Jenna Thornton is Homecoming Duchess! Congrats and we look forward to seeing you on the red carpet!

Popcorn Money is Due

Please turn in all popcorn money this week so it can be credited to your account.

Any monies owed are due this Friday (October 13th) at 5:00pm. Any money owed at that point will be charged to your Charms account. When the money is charged to the Charms account, you will not receive any profits for that...but will be charged the full value of the popcorn (at $2 per bag).

Akins Colorguard Car Wash and Bake Sale

Monday, Oct. 9th, 7am-3pm

10701 South 1st Street

Austin, TX

Come support the Akins Guard by getting your car cleaned and enjoying some baked goods for a donation!

Football vs. San Marcos

Friday, Oct. 13th, 4:30-11:30pm

Burger Stadium - Austin Independent School District, Sunset Valley, TX, United States

Sunset Valley, TX


  • 4:30pm - Tailgating
  • 6:00pm - Depart for Burger
  • 7:30pm - Game Begins
  • 10:30pm - Depart Burger
  • 11:00pm - Estimated Return to Akins

Westlake Marching Festival

Saturday, Oct. 14th, 9:15am-11:15pm

4100 Westbank Drive

Austin, TX


  • 8:30am - Band Hall Opens
  • 9:15am - Rehearsal
  • 11:30am - Lunch
  • 1:00pm - Depart Akins
  • 3:30pm - Performance
  • 6:00pm - Preliminary Awards Ceremony
  • 7:15pm - Finals Begin / Dinner
  • 10:10pm - Awards Ceremony
  • 11:15pm - Estimated Return to Akins

Remember to Make Your Payment Plan Payments

If you setup a payment plan on shopping day, please make sure that you stay on top of your agreement. Our program cannot function if everyone does not take care of their financial obligations.

Earn Money for Your Band Fees, Trip Payments, and Lessons

Did you know that you can work shifts at the UT Erwin Center to earn money for your fees, trip payments, and lessons? Each shift pays $35 to $75 per person depending on the event and business.

There are always shifts available and we are already needing people to work!

You can sign up using this link.

You can get more information on how to sign up here!

25th Annual Capital City Marching Festival

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  • Tuesday, October 17th - AHS Wind Symphony Fall Concert - AISD Performing Arts Center - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Friday, October 20th - Football vs. Anderson (Homecoming) - Burger Stadium - 4:30pm to 11:00pm
  • Saturday, October 21st - USBands Southwestern Championship - AT&T Stadium (Arlington, TX) - 8:00am to 3:00am (Sunday, October 22nd)
  • Tuesday, October 24th - UIL Region 18 Marching Contest - Burger Stadium - 11:45am to 6:15pm
  • Friday, October 27th - Football vs. Del Valle - Del Valle Stadium - 4:30pm to 11:00pm
  • Saturday, October 28th - 1st Annual AEB Car Show - Akins HS - All Day
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