Clark High School Band

Weekly Update (April 5 - April 9)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

We had a great first week of before school rehearsals! Thank you parents and students for your efforts in preparing for our upcoming Spring Concert!


Before School Rehearsals: Note changes to our before school rehearsals for this week only due to STAAR EOC English testing.


2021-2022 Band Auditions: Clark audition submission window is this week and will open on April 7 and close at 11:59 pm on April 10. PSHS audition submission window is April 14 - 17. No late submissions will be accepted by either campus.


UIL Physical and Medical History: Current 9th grade students will only need to complete and submit an updated Medical History form for next year. This is due no later than May 14, 2021. Current 10th grade students will need both the UIL Physical AND Medical History forms for next year. Due date will come from Mr. Lewis at PSHS this spring, however go ahead and plan now to schedule your student's physical (current 10th graders only). More information below!


Stay well and healthy!

Have a GREAT week!

UIL Physical & Medical History Forms

All current 9th grade students will only need an updated Medical History form on file for 2021-2022.


All current 10th grade students will need BOTH the UIL Physical and updated Medical History form on file for 2021-2022. 10th grade students going to PSHS will submit there forms to Mr. Lewis at PSHS (do NOT use the submission link below...it is only for next year's Clark Band).


The forms can be found using this link:

https://bit.ly/UILPhysicalMedHist


Submit completed forms here:

https://forms.gle/6JMmRwTy6opf1XTF6

TENTATIVE Summer Band Camp Calendar

TENTATIVE Summer Band Camp Calendar

This calendar is still waiting approval from campus admin, however I wanted to share as many may be making summer plans.

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THIS WEEK (April 5 - April 9)

Monday, April 5:

NO SCHOOL!!!


Tuesday, April 6:

STAAR EOC English I testing (only 9th grade students will be on campus for testing).

4:45 pm - 6:45 pm, Central Cluster Drum Major Workshop @ PSHS

6:30 pm, Booster (board only) meeting (virtual)


Wednesday, April 7:

Co-hort B (F2F & School@Home plus 'A' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 am - 8:30 am, Concert & Varstiy Band before school rehearsal

Clark Band audition submission window opens @ 12:01 am


Thursday, April 8:

STAAR EOC English II testing (only 10th grade students will be on campus for testing)


Friday, April 9:

Co-hort A (F2F & School@Home plus 'B' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 - 8:30 am, Clark Drum Major Workshop @ CHS Band Hall


Saturday, April 10:

Jazz Band perform at PSHS. Itinerary sent to those students.

Clark Band audition submission window closes @ 11:59 pm

NEXT WEEK (April 12 - April 16)

Monday, April 12:

Asynchronous day for all students

*2nd pd homeroom attendance check*

4:45 pm - 6:45 pm, PSHS Drum Line Workshop @ PSHS


Tuesday, April 13:

Co-hort A (F2F & School@Home plus 'B' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 am - 8:30 am, Wind Ensemble before school rehearsal


Wednesday, April 14:

Co-hort B (F2F & School@Home plus 'A' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 am - 8:30 am, Concert & Varstiy Band before school rehearsal

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Central Cluster Percussion parent meeting

PSHS Band audition submission window opens


Thursday, April 15:

Co-hort A (F2F & School@Home plus 'B' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 am - 8:30 am, Symphonic Band before school rehearsal


Friday, April 16:

Co-hort B (F2F & School@Home plus 'A' co-hort synchronous)

7:30 - 8:30 am, Clark Drum Major Workshop @ CHS Band Hall

Clark Band Leadership Team applications due by 11:59 pm


Saturday, April 17:

Winterguard contest at Allen Events Center. Time TBD.

PSHS Band audition submission window closes @ 11:59 pm

UPCOMING EVENTS

Before School Concert Band Rehearsals

Tuesday, March 30th, 7:30am to Thursday, April 1st, 8:30am

CHS East Parking Lot (Marching Pad)

Before School Concert Band Rehearsals begin this week!!

These rehearsals will occur each week to help prepare for our Spring Concert


Tuesday's: Wind Ensemble

Wednesday's: Concert & Varsity Bands

Thursday's: Symphonic Band


**All rehearsals will take place outside in the East Parking Lot (marching pad).

**Students must complete/submit Covid Self-Screening prior to arriving on campus

**Drop off & Pick up will be same as for during marching band season

Central Cluster DM Workshop

Tuesday, April 6th, 4:45-6:45pm

PSHS

All Drum Major candidates should plan to attend the central cluster DM workshop @ PSHS

Clark Band Auditions

Wednesday, April 7th, 12am to Saturday, April 10th, 11:45pm

CHS

All current 8th and 9th grade band students will submit their Clark Band auditions into their instrument specific Google Classroom that they registered for.

Clark DM Workshop

Friday, April 9th, 7:30-8:30am

CHS

Current 9th grade band students interested in auditioning for Clark Drum Major should attend weekly DM workshops to prepare for DM auditions in May.

PSHS Drum Line Workshop

Monday, April 12th, 4:45-6:45pm

PSHS

PSHS DL Workshop for current 10th and 11th grade percussion students to prepare for PSHS Drum Line/Front Ensemble auditions in May.

PSHS Band Auditions

Wednesday, April 14th, 12am to Saturday, April 17th, 11:45pm

PSHS

All current 10th and 11th grade band students will submit the PSHS auditions into their respective PSHS Band Audition GC

Central Cluster DM Workshop

Monday, April 19th, 4:45-6:45pm

PSHS

All Drum Major candidates should plan to attend the central cluster DM workshop @ PSHS

Mandatory Parent/Student meeting for Clark Band 2021-2022

Tuesday, April 27th, 7-8pm

Virtual

Mandatory Parent/Student meeting for all current 8th and 9th grade band students. Informational regarding the 2021-2022 season

**How to order gear for marching band and sizing information

**Summer band calendar and tentative yearly band calendar will be made available

CHS Band Calendar & Band Handbook