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:

 

JWHS Band – 2017 Spring Trip – Williamsburg, VA

WHO:       The James Wood High School Band
WHAT:     2017 Spring Trip
WHEN:     April 28, 29, and 30, 2017
WHERE:   Williamsburg, Virginia
WHY:        To perform – because that is what we love to do

All,
We are in the planning stages of the spring trip, more information coming in the next few weeks.

PLEASE PLAN ON ATTENDING THE OCTOBER 3rd BOOSTER MEETING @7pm, IF YOU OR YOUR CHILD PLANS ON ATTENDING THE SPRING TRIP – IT IS A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT.

Don’t forget fundraising and working apple pie and dumpling days earns money toward your account and trip fees.

Pit Crew Drill – Friday 9/16 @ 4PM

Due to the cancellation of last Friday night’s halftime show the band did not get to perform their field show with all the props on the field.

This Friday, September 16th the band will have rehearsal at the regular time (2:30pm – 5:00pm).  BUT at 4:00pm the band would like to have a dry run of their field show with the proper placement of all the props.

If you would be available at 4:00pm this Friday to help with the pit crew please report to the James Wood High School Stadium.

This will be a quick set up, perform, and tear down to prepare for the competition in Martinsburg on Saturday.  The students will be finished and leave at 5:00pm.

US Bands – Martinsburg HS Competition – September 17th, 2016

The following information is for the US Bands Martinsburg High School Marching Band Competition at Martinsburg High School on September 17, 2016.

Please make sure you have had lunch prior to arrival at 1:00pm and bring cash for dinner  – concessions will be available for purchase.

Saturday, September 17, 2016
1:00 PM                Report and Attendance.
BLACK MARCHING SHOES AND BLACK SOCKS/BAND T-SHIRTS REQUIRED FOR CHECK IN.

1:00 PM                REHEARSAL
2:30 PM                Load Truck/Dress in BOTTOM HALF OF UNIFORM
3:30 PM                Depart for Martinsburg High School
4:30 PM                 Arrive at Martinsburg High School
5:00 PM                Competition Begins/Finish Dressing/Unload Equipment
5:30 PM                Warm Up
6:05 PM                 Staging
6:20 PM                PERFORMANCE
6:40 PM                PACK INSTRUMENTS/CHANGE/LOAD TRUCK
9:00 PM                Awards Ceremony
9:30 PM                RETURN TO BUSES/DEPART
10:30 PM              Return to JWHS.  UNPACK and PUT AWAY YOUR INSTRUMENT.  YOU MAY LEAVE ONCE COMPLETED.