LEHS Band Newsletter #8

October 9-14, 2017

Weekly Rehearsal Schedule

The following is our weekly Lobo Band rehearsal schedule:

Monday - 5:00-8:00 pm, FULL BAND @ LEAC

Tuesday - 4:00-6:00 pm, WINDS & PERCUSSION @ LEHS (No Guard)

Wednesday - 5:00 pm, Homecoming Parade (buses provided back to LEHS)

Thursday - 4:00-6:00 pm, FULL BAND @ LEHS

Friday - Game Day! Report to LEAC at 5:45 pm in FULL UNIFORM (gray shirt & no hip cape)

Saturday - Contest Day! Report to LEAC @ 8:45 am for Rehearsal (white shirt, athletic shorts, and black socks and shoes)

2017 Lobo Marching Band

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DeSoto Classic

Saturday, Oct. 14th, 8:45am-5pm

700 Eagle Drive

DeSoto, TX

Please see the DeSoto Classic Itinerary below. Since this is Homecoming week, we will not stay to perform in Finals competition at this contest. We will be leaving for home immediately after the preliminary performance. We should be back at LEHS by 5:00 pm.

DeSoto Classic Itinerary

8:45 am - Arrive @ LEAC

9:00 - Rehearsal @ LEAC

10:15 - Load Trailer & Eat (Breakfast provided by Chef Jones & the LEBB)

11:00 - Depart for LEHS (Change into Uniform with hip cape & show shirts)

11:30 - Inspection in Main Band Hall

11:45 - Depart for DeSoto Eagle Stadium (directions link above)

1:00 pm - Arrive @ DeSoto Eagle Stadium & Unload Equipment

2:00 - Warm-up


3:15 - Load Trailer

3:45 - Depart for LEHS

5:00 - Arrive back to LEHS

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Week 5 - "Bandsmen of the Week"

Freshman - Chloe Hill

Sophomore - Brianna Hazlewood

Junior - Cassie Hanberry

Senior - Sherry Lamb

SLT - Jessica Solis

Band Hall Phones (UPDATE)

The LEHS Band phones are now up and running! The band directors can be reached at the following extensions: (972) 947-9443

Frank Felice (ext. 25108)

LeAndre Benton (ext. 25110)

Matt Neal (ext. 25109)

Kristen Zotti (ext. 25109)

Concession Sign-Up Genius

Please take a moment and look at the following sign-up for the varsity football concessions. We are asking every parent to volunteer at least once during the football season for a Friday night game. Thank you!

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Week 4 - "Teacher of the Week"

Each week, our Lobo Band's Student Leadership Team chooses an outstanding teacher to recognize for their work with Lobo Band students and their constant support of our band program!

This week's "Teacher of the Week" is Mr. Mark Parr! Congratulations and thank you for everything you do for our Lobo Band students!

Parent Checklist

Lobo Band Parents - Please take the time and make sure you have completed the following for 2017-2018:

1) Band Registration Form (link below)

2) LEISD Equipment Usage Form (link below)

3) Charms Updates (www.charmsoffice.net)

4) Volunteer Sign-up (link below)

5) Concessions Sign-up (NEW link above)

6) Medical Form (link below)

7) UIL 8-Hour Rule Form (link below)

2017 Lobo Band Performance Schedule

UIL 8 Hour Rule (Signature Required)

All band parents are required to sign the UIL 8 Hour Rule Form at the beginning of each year.

2017-2018 Medical Form (Required)

An updated medical form is required each year for all Lobo Band members.

Volunteer Form

All parents need to complete a volunteer form for the new school year. This allows you to chaperone or volunteer any band event within the school year.

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Upcoming Events

October 9 & 10 - Clinic with Mr. Wayne Downey

October 11 - Homecoming Parade (No Sectionals or Masterclasses)

October 13 - Game 6 - Newman Smith (Home)

October 14 - DeSoto Classic Marching Contest

October 15 - Metropolitan Winds Concert @ LEHS (2:30 pm - Free Event)