McAlester High School Band

Newsletter End of First Semester

Upcoming Events

November 27th-29th Pass offs/Chair Test #2 (info on google classroom)

November 30th - Drumline performance at William Gay 8:15am SMURD shirt

December 1st - Final Round All-State Tryouts at Westmoore HS

December 6th - Christmas Parade

Meet at corner of A street & Carl Albert Pkwy

Wear a Santa Hat and Decorate Instrument w/lights etc.

6:00pm arrive

6:30pm dressed in uniform

7:00pm parade starts

7:30pm arrive back to start of parade

December 7th - Rehearsal at S.Arch Thompson Auditorium

8:00am - Rehearsal

8:50ish - shuttled back to MHS

Students that do not drive or have not turned in a transportation form are required to ride buses back to MHS.

December 9th - Winter Band Concert

1:15pm - Jazz Band Sound Check

1:45pm - all band members (not in jazz band) seated

2:00pm - Concert Begins

2:45pm - Concert over load and leave

Please refer to the document below that was passed out (available on google classroom) for instructions on dress code.

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December 10th-12th Concert Band Placement Auditions

December 11th - Basketball Pep Band 1 6:00pm Brumley Gym

December 18th - Basketball Pep Band 2 6:00pm Brumley Gym




Florida Trip

Your account should total $1018 as of Thanksgiving Break. Please get your account caught up ASAP. We will stick to the payment schedule that was passed out on the first day of school. I can not deviate from the schedule due to deadlines with our tour company. I have attached a copy underneath for your reference.
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Forms & Fees

All required signed forms are now past due. Please get them turned in ASAP. Band fees can be turned in as soon as possible. I will work with you however I can to set up a payment schedule for Band fees that will work for your family. Please contact me to discuss. A copy of all required forms and calendars are attached below.

Marching Band Calendar

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Google Classroom


Rehearsal & Performance Attendance Exemption Form

If you have a conflict with a rehearsal or performance on the band calendar then please fill out the form below 7 Days in advance. Please know this does not guarantee the absence from the rehearsal or performance in question will be excused.
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Pep Band Assignments


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