Veteran’s Day Event – Friday in Middletown

The band will perform in Middletown for a Veteran’s Day event on Friday.  This is during school hours.

Please make sure your student has the following:
~ a packed lunch
~ black socks
~ marching shoes

We are hoping to be back before the end of the school day, but there is a chance we won’t make it back before the buses leave.  You may need to pick them up.

JMU Competition Report Time Change

Since we will now be serving lunch the report time has been changed to 10:00am

Please dress warm and bring money for concessions (dinner)

Millbrook Game Pep Band Cancelled

Due to the forecast tonight’s band activities have been cancelled.  Please enjoy your evening and rest up, tomorrow is a big day!

JMU Lunch Change

We WILL be serving lunch tomorrow at 11:15

We have a donation of pulled pork and cornbread, no need to pack a lunch unless you don’t eat pork.

Meal set/up crew please arrive by 10:30, if you signed up for food please bring it then or let us now if you can lo longer do so.

JMU Competition Itinerary

The following information is for the James Madison University Parade of Champions Marching Band Competition at James Madison University on October 22, 2016. Students (and chaperones) will need to bring a packed lunch on Saturday and money for dinner which will be concessions after our performance.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

10:15 AM      Report and Attendance.  BLACK MARCHING SHOES AND BLACK SOCKS/BAND T-SHIRTS REQUIRED FOR CHECK IN.

10:30 AM      REHEARSAL

12:00 PM      Load Truck/Dress in BOTTOM HALF OF UNIFORM

1:00 PM        Depart for JMU

2:15 PM        Arrive at JMU

2:30 PM        Finish Dressing/Unload Equipment

3:30 PM        Warm Up

4:06 PM       Staging

4:19 PM       PERFORMANCE

4:35 PM        PACK INSTRUMENTS/CHANGE/LOAD TRUCK

10:45 PM       Awards Ceremony

11:15 PM       RETURN TO BUSES/DEPART

1:15 AM         Return to JWHS.  UNPACK and PUT AWAY YOUR INSTRUMENT.  YOU MAY LEAVE ONCE COMPLETED.

Millbrook Foolball Game 10/21

We will be traveling to Millbrook for the football game, weather permitting.  The students do NOT have school that day but they will rehearse, eat then go.

2:30pm  Report, Attendance, and  Rehearsal
4:30pm  Dinner
5:30pm  Depart for Millbrook

We are going as a pep band, wear blue and gold and dress for the weather!

JWHS Band 2016 Homecoming

Video of the JWHS Band 2016 Homecoming Performance:

 

No one could have put it better than Mr Rutherford.

… a great Homecoming Parade the band led off again this year, THEN an AWESOME performance by the “Colonel’s Pride” at halftime. Our own Tarian Cowgill, Guard Captain was crowned Homecoming Queen….oh yeah, WE WON THE GAME. Great night!

Tarian – Our Queen!!

Congratulations to our very own Color Guard Captain, Tarian, on her crowning as Home Coming Queen.

 

We are very proud this well deserved honor.

Lotto Calendar Fundraiser Starts Nov 1st

The lotto card fundraiser drawings start November 1st.

Please make sure any outstanding money, stubs, or unsold cards are returned no later than 10/25/16.

Any sold cards returned after the start date will NOT be honored.

You still have almost two weeks to sell, if you want any cards this is a great way to earn money for your students account/spring trip. See the Booster VP for additional cards.

Importan Herndon Trip Info – Meals

Please send a bagged lunch with your student for Saturday. They may also bring a drink, it must be sealed prior to boarding the buses and have a screw top so it can closed. They will need to eat on the way to Herndon.

We are one of the last bands to perform and probably will not have time to visit the concession stand. They may also want to bring a snack for the ride home.

Itinerary for US Bands Competition @ Herndon, HS

US Bands Northern Virgiinia Regional Marching Band Competition

at Herndon High School

Saturday, September 24, 2016

8:00 AM       Report and Attendance.  BLACK MARCHING SHOES AND BLACK SOCKS/BAND T-SHIRTS REQUIRED FOR CHECK IN.
8:00 AM      REHEARSAL
9:45 AM      Load Truck/Dress in BOTTOM HALF OF UNIFORM
10:30 AM    Depart for Herndon High School
11:45 AM    Arrive at Herndon High School
12:00 PM    Finish Dressing/Unload Equipment
12:55 PM    Warm Up
1:30 PM      Staging
1:45 PM      PERFORMANCE
2:15 PM      Awards Ceremony
2:35 PM      PACK INSTRUMENTS/CHANGE/LOAD TRUCK
3:00 PM      RETURN TO BUSES/DEPART
4:30 PM      Return to JWHS.  UNPACK and PUT AWAY YOUR INSTRUMENT.  YOU MAY LEAVE ONCE COMPLETED.

 

Map and Directions:

US Bands Competition – Martinsburg HS (9/17/2016)

James Wood High School Marching Band performed in their first competition on September 17, 2016.  The US Bands competition was hosted by Martinsburg HS in Martinsburg, WV.

 

The Colonel’s Pride finished 2nd with a score of 75.050.  Earning the “Best Percussion” in class award.

 

Congratulations!!!

Watch their performance here: