Colleyville Heritage Band

Week of 7/29 - 8/5

Happy Friday!

What a great first week of camp. We have a lot of kids working REALLY hard. They are doing great!


Rest this weekend. We get back to it on Monday!


Please review this newsletter and our calendar as a family! Being present is part of our core values.

Week’s Schedule (August 1-5)

Monday thru Wednesday
  • Band Camp 2
    • Block 1 – 7:30 to 11:00AM
    • Lunch (Not Provided) – 11:00AM to 12:30PM
    • Block 2 – 12:30 to 4:00PM


Thursday

  • Band Camp 2
    • Block 1 – 7:30 to 11:00AM
    • Lunch (Not Provided) – 11:00AM to 12:30PM
    • Block 2 – 12:30 to 4:00PM
    • Dinner (Not Provided) – 4:00 to 5:30PM
    • Block 3 - 5:30 to 8:00PM


Friday

  • Band Camp 2
    • Block 1 – 7:30 to 11:00AM
    • Lunch (Not Provided) – 11:00AM to 12:30PM
    • Block 2 – 12:30 to 4:00PM

Week’s Schedule (August 8-13)

Teacher Inservice Meetings - Note the Schedule!!

Monday

  • Band Camp 2
    • Block 1 - 7:30 to 11:00AM
    • Block 2 - 5:30 to 8:00PM


Tuesday

  • Band Camp 2
    • Block 1 - 7:30 to 11:00AM
    • Block 2 - 5:30 to 8:00PM


Wednesday

  • Region Masterclasses
    • Bass Clarinets - 8:00AM to 9:00AM and 1:30 to 3:30PM
    • French Horns - 9:00AM to Noon
    • Tubas - 9:00AM to Noon
    • Bassoons - 10:00AM to 1:00PM
    • Percussion - 10:00 - Noon
    • Wind Ensemble Clarinets - 10AM to 1:00PM
  • Band Camp 2
    • Block 1 - 5:00 to 8:00PM


Thursday

  • GCISD Convocation - Percussion and Diamonds Perform - 7:00AM - Details TBD
  • Band Camp 2
    • Block 1 - 5:00 to 8:00PM


Friday

  • Band Camp 2 / “Cat” Camp
    • Block 1 - 7:30 to 11:00AM
      • All start rehearsal together, then…
        • Freshmen go to “Cat” Camp
        • Upperclassmen participate in Pep Rally
        • All together after “Cat” Camp
        • Details TBD
    • Lunch (Not Provided) – 11:00AM to 12:30PM
    • Block 2 – 12:30 to 4:00PM
    • Fan Pledge Kick Off - 4:30PM
      • This is a BIG DEAL - everyone needs to be here!


Saturday

  • Uniform Fittings!
    • Student Volunteers - 9:00AM
    • Seniors - 10:00AM
    • Juniors - 10:45AM
    • Sophomores - 11:30AM
    • Freshmen - 12:30PM
  • Panther Pride Pep Rally Performance
  • DCI Championships Watch Party
    • After the Pep Rally!

Band Camp 2 Reminders

General Supplies:

  • COMPLETED PHYSICAL

  • White T-Shirts / Athletic Shorts and Shoes / Sunglasses, Hats, Sunscreen

  • JUG of Cool, Fresh Water

  • Black Binder, Sheet Protectors, Pencils, Highlighters, Etc.

  • Instrument and Instrument Specific Supplies

  • Open Mind, Healthy Body


Miscellaneous Information:

  • This camp has been on the calendar since January and was shared at the January and April meetings / student individual auditions / Band Camp 1 / Sounds of Summer Sessions / Newsletters - BE HERE!

  • The purpose of this camp is to produce our Spirit Show, Contest Show, Football Game Music, and have FUN! Good work in the summer leads to a SUPERIOR Fall of performing!l

You can bring your own sack lunch or go and grab food off campus (with parent permission)

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Fanpledge Fundraiser!

Coming up on August 12th is our annual FAN PLEDGE drive - the biggest fundraiser each year. We need every student to begin to organize their contacts now and be ready to blitz after rehearsal!


Below are the instructions to put in contacts - start doing it now!

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“Into Thin Air” Drill Assignments

Please see the link below for our Varsity and Junior Varsity drill spots. Remember, everyone has a place in the band. Everyone performs on some level at all games, pep rallies, parades, community performances, and contests. We simply have it organized to best fit each student's needs!

Booster Info

Spirit Wear Order Link is Live! If you would like your CHHS Parent/Fan Gear before the first game, order by 8/5. A portion of the proceeds go to the CHHS Band. Another order will be available later in August


If you did not fill in the Google Form at registration back in May, please fill in ASAP. This includes information about meals, volunteers etc.


We will need some volunteers to help with Uniform Fitting on August 13. If you are able to help, please email Karen Boyse at chhs.band.vp@gmail.com


Please fill in the GCISD Background Check if you are planning on Volunteering for the year (we like to get 100% participation rate for volunteers for at least 1 thing)

Student Safety Plans

As we prepare to have another great school year, please know the staff works hard and within our district policies to ensure students safety when we are together.


Please review our general plans here:


Parents and students, your individual preparation now can help us all be safe and productive.


Hydrate, get rest, eat well, be active, and spend time outside before camp goes a long way!


How To Join Remind (Parents & Students)

Class of 2023: Text @eb8a6d to 81010

Class of 2024: Text @ceca79c to 81010

Class of 2025: Text @6de2a3a to 81010

Class of 2026: Text @chband26 to 81010

Quote of the Week

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Happy Birthday!

Please join us in saying Happy Birthday this week to:


- Lola O'Leary (7/29)


*Please add your birthday to your Charms profile to be included in the newsletter

Band Website and Calendar

As always, please utilize the band website and calendar so that you are aware of all of our band activities!

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