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10/24 - 10/29 Weekly Schedule

Updated: Oct 24, 2023

This week’s rehearsals

- Tuesday, 10/24 - Rehearsal (6pm - 9pm, 5:15pm report)

- Thursday, 10/26 - Rehearsal (6pm - 9pm, 5:15pm report)

- Dr. Cooney, Rowan University Marching Band Director will be visiting our rehearsal!



Friday, 10/27 - No Football Game. No Rehearsal.



Saturday, 10/28

- 10:45am - Senior Speeches, Slideshow, and Group Activity.

*Seniors, please plan out what you'd like to say! Each Senior will have up to 5 minutes to speak. You don't have to use all of the time. (If all 13 Seniors take 5 minutes to speak, speeches will last for about 65 minutes...).

- Students that want to bring a late breakfast/early lunch can eat during this time.

- 12:45pm - Load small trailers and walk over to the stadium

- 1:30pm - Rehearsal

- Parents, potluck items can be dropped off in the HS cafeteria between 3:15pm - 4pm on your way to the Send Off Performance.

- 3:30pm - Break to change into uniforms and eat a quick snack.

- The Band Parents will be selling $1 air grams and $1 candy grams beginning at 3:15pm. Air grams are messages that you can send to your child or their friends as they take the field (Mr. Kuntz will read these messages over the football PA speakers), and candy grams are messages that get attached to a piece of candy that your child or their friends enjoy!

- 4pm - Parent Send Off Performance in the MS Stadium (everyone's invited!)

- 4:15pm - Group Photos with the prop (Parents are welcome to take pictures and be in some of the pictures too!)

- 4:30pm - Pack the blue trailer and box truck with everything we need for Sunday's performance at the MS football stadium. We will not need to pack on Sunday morning.

- 5:30pm - Potluck and special awards in the HS Cafeteria.


*Please sign up to bring food and drinks to the Potluck! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090845ADAA28A1FF2-45475343-send/84931324#/


*Also, please complete the following Google Form as soon as possible so the BPA knows how much food we will need.



Sunday, 10/29, NJMBDA State Championships (the Final Competition of the season!) (The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing Township, NJ 08618)

- 8am - Report, dress, and use bathrooms before we leave

- 8:20am - Depart WHS (1hr 30min bus ride)

- 9:50am - Arrive at TCNJ, unpack, bathrooms, and travel to warm up area.

- Students will also have some time to eat bagels and donuts provided by the Band Parents (Thank you Band Parents!).

- 11:15am - Visual & Music Warm Up

- 12:40pm - Williamstown performance

*Students will receive water and a snack after the performance when we return to the buses. Students may also visit the concession stand after our performance.

- 3:50pm - Awards

- 6:50pm - Approximate Pick Up at WHS after changing out of uniforms and cleaning up equipment


- Go to this website to purchase tickets. Tickets will not be sold at the door: https://tcnjcenterforthearts.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1522



*Please consider signing up to help with loading/unloading and pushing equipment on and off the field: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090845ADAA28A1FF2-45541735-njmbda#/



Upcoming rehearsals and performances for Marching Band:

- Tuesday, 10/31 (only if needed) - Rehearsal (6pm - 9pm, 5:15pm report)

- Thursday, 11/2 (only if needed) - Rehearsal (6pm - 9pm, 5:15pm report)


- Thursday, 11/2 - Band Parent Meeting

- 7pm - Virtual Google Meet if Marching Band season has ended (link will be sent separately along with the BPA Meeting agenda)

- 8pm - In person meeting - Only if we have rehearsal on Thursday 11/2

- Enter the High School through the theater entrance


- Friday, 11/3 - Christmas Parade Rehearsal (4:30pm - 6pm in the WHS Theater Parking lot)


- Friday, 11/17 - Christmas Parade Rehearsal (4:30pm - 6pm in the WHS Theater Parking lot)


- Holiday Tour! (More information coming soon. Seniors, please make sure your parents are available on both nights during the times below. If there is an issue, please let me know ASAP as we begin planning)

- Tuesday, 11/28 - Night #1 (5pm - 9pm)

- Wednesday, 11/29 - Rain Date (5pm - 9pm)

- Thursday, 11/30 - Night #2 (5pm - 9pm)


- Saturday, 12/2 - Salem Christmas Parade & West Cape May Christmas Parade (More information coming soon)

- Sunday, 12/3 - Rain Date


- Monday, 5/27 - Memorial Day Parade (9am - 1pm)

- All current Marching Band members are expected to march in the parade.



The fun doesn't stop after Marching Band! Participate in our other ensembles!

- Wednesday, 11/8 - Wind Ensemble and Concert Band Fall Concert

- Concert starts at 7pm in the Williamstown Middle School Auditorium


- Tuesday, 11/14* - Indoor Percussion Interest Meeting (5pm - 6pm in WHS Band Room)

- Currently open to all 8th - 12th grade students from WHS, WMS, and GCIT. Specific information coming soon.

- Learn about the ensemble, hand out warm up packets, go through rehearsal and performance calendar, join the Remind, reveal this year's show music and theme!

- A parent must attend this interest meeting in order for the student to participate. Please reach out to Mr. Kuntz if this is a problem.

- Not sure what Indoor Percussion is like? Watch this video from last year's Indoor Percussion Ensemble: https://tinyurl.com/IndoorPerc2023


- Tuesday, 11/14* - Indoor Color Guard Interest Meeting (6pm - 7pm in WHS Band Room)

- Currently open to all 7th - 12th grade students from WHS, WMS, and GCIT.

- Learn about the ensemble, go through rehearsal and performance calendar, join the Remind, reveal this year's show music and theme!

- A parent must attend this interest meeting in order for the student to participate. Please reach out to Mr. Kuntz if this is a problem.

- Not sure what Indoor Color Guard is like? Watch this video from last year's Indoor Color Guard: https://tinyurl.com/IndoorGuard2023


*We had to change the date. This is a different date than what was discussed at the October BPA Meeting.


- Monday, 11/20 - Jazz Ensemble Interest Meeting (2:30pm - 3pm in WHS Band Room)

- Open to all 9th - 12th grade students from WHS only.

- Parents do not need to attend this interest meeting.

- Learn about the ensemble, go through rehearsal and performance calendar, join the Remind, reveal some of this year's music!

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