Colleyville Heritage Band

Week of 1/22 - 1/29

Happy Friday!

Please review this week’s newsletter - there is a lot going on!

This Week’s schedule (January 25-30)

**Wind Ensemble Listenings Begin This Week**

Monday:
  • Wind Ensemble Rehearsal
  • Concert Band Sectional
Tuesday:
  • Freshman PSAT Day
  • Wind Ensemble Rehearsal
  • Symphonic Sectional
  • Percussion Rehearsal
  • Diamonds Rehearsal
  • Concert Band Sectional
Wednesday:
  • Wind Ensemble Rehearsal
  • Concert Band Rehearsal
  • Percussion Rehearsal
  • Symphonic Band Sectional
Thursday:
  • Wind Ensemble Rehearsal
  • Symphonic Rehearsal
Friday:
  • Percussion Rehearsal
  • Diamonds Rehearsal
Saturday
  • GCISD Winterguard Showcase

All Region Results

This year’s All-Region journey has come to an end. We are so proud of all of our students that participated! To see a list of results, click HERE.


Congratulations to seven members of the CHHS Band for making the All-State Band!

Ben Drummond - Sophomore - 5A Percussion

Ryan Blakenship - Senior - 5A Percussion

Alissa Park - Junior - 5A Clarinet

Tyler Lane - Junior - 5A Tuba

Kimberly Nelson - Junior - 6A Trombone

Max Difonzo-Jones - Freshman - 5A Trombone

Diego Cruz - Sophomore - 5A Bass Clarinet

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SPring Concert Uniform

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors,


Please try on your spring concert tux or dress that was checked out to you last March. The current plan is to wear them for UIL, so if it does not fit we will need to check out a new uniform to you. More information to follow soon.

Incoming Freshmen Parent Q and A Meeting


On Thursday, February 4th at 6:30PM, the CHHS Band Staff will be available for our incoming freshmen parents to share information and answer any questions about our program. We will send out an informational video presentation to help guide discussion, as well as links to the meeting that week. Stay tuned for details...we can’t wait to welcome the newest members of our family!

Ensemble Contest

On Saturday, February 6th at 1:00PM, we will host the CHHS Ensemble Contest (this takes the place of the normal GCISD event). Students have signed up for times and more details will be released soon. Students need a copy of their ensemble’s music for the judge. Plan to dress professionally. Your entry fee is covered with your band fees. Stay tuned for more information!

Colorguard Corner

The Diamonds will kick off their competition season January 30 at GHS!! You will find our itinerary and performance info below. I hope to see your wonderful masked faces there.


Stay safe,

Dr. Godoy

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Band Yearbooks

19-20 Band Yearbooks

Sophomore, Junior, and Senior families -- If you were not able to pick up your band yearbook during the official pick up time, please contact Amy Rork at chhs.band.vp@gmail.com to arrange pick up. Please note all yearbooks must be picked up by January 31.


2020-2021 Band Yearbook Photos

Do you have photos to share from football season? Summer rehearsals? All State Awesomeness? Please share with our SmugMug so that we can have lots to choose from when creating this year's band yearbook. Here's your link to upload: https://vpchhsband.smugmug.com/2020-2021-School-Year


Yearbook Creator Needed

If you have talents related to digital scrapbooking or photo management, please consider building our 2020-2021 band yearbook! This is a fun, at-home job and we all appreciate the outcome. Yearbooks are generally completed by mid-April and distributed in late May (2020 notwithstanding...).


For details or to ask questions, please contact Amy Rork at chhs.band.vp@gmail.com

Leadership Training Opportunity

Interested in leadership? Consider attending this event presented by SaSi!
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Panteras Volunteer Opportunity

Our fantastic drill team needs help on Saturday 2/13 - interested? Sign up using the link below!

HEB Scholarship Opportunity

H-E-B is a Corporate Sponsor of the UIL and has its annual H-E-B Scholarship Program for Community Service Excellence opportunity. Nominees must have the following submitted to https://www.sportsinaction.com/scholarship/ by no later than Feb. 3, 2021:

  • Minimum 3.3 GPA

  • Number of Community Service Hours completed in the last 12 months

  • Community Service Verification Letters to document the number of hours submitted

  • A Letter of Recommendation

  • A Short Essay (500 words or less) on the topic: “What does Community mean to you?”

There will be 15 total winners – 5 each in music, academics and athletics – and each will be awarded $2,000 from H-E-B. An announcement of the winners will be March 9, 2021.

Indoor/Outdoor Rehearsal Procedures

Remind App

How to receive remind notifications:


  • Seniors - Text @chhsbandc to 81010

  • Juniors - Text @chhsbandcl to 81010

  • Sophomores - Text @eb8a6d to 81010

  • Freshmen - Text @ceca79c to 81010

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Happy Birthday!

Please join us in saying Happy Birthday this week to:


- Eesha Acharya (1/28)

- Diego Cruz (1/28)

- Jake Ditto (1/28)

- Renee Wilhite (1/29)

- Mackenzie Hill (1/30)

Social Media

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