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2013-14 Pep Band Basketball Schedule
Each game is worth 30 points. You may miss one game without excuse but you do have to notify Mr. Adams in advance. Missed games will be approved on a first come basis because we must have acceptable instrumentation for every game. Points may be deducted for:
1. missed performance (you are allowed one)
2. showing up late or leaving early
3. not helping to set-up or tear down
4. not being in uniform
5. late for “quarter”-all band members need to be in position by 1:30 minutes on the clock for 3rd quarter. (you get 3rd quarter off except for post-season)
6. not participating or discipline problems
Unless otherwise noted, single games begin at 7:00. The band needs to arrive at 6:30 so that we can play prior to the game. Double header setup is at 5PM for 5:30 games. Everyone needs to help setup and tear down. The games end around 8:30.
Your uniform consists of the jazz band shirt and jeans.
Date Day BorG Against Special?
12/5 Thur G BVNW Season Opener
12/7 Sat B SC North Season Opener
12/11 Wed G SMN
12/16 Mon B SMNW
12/20 Fri G SMNW
1/7 Tue G/B ONW Pink Night
1/10 Fri G/B SMW Hall of Fame Night
2/11 Tue G/B OE
2/14 Fri G/B Leavenworth Sweetheart
2/28 Fri G/B SME Senior Night/KMEA Wichita
If either team makes sub-state finals (starting 3/5) or State semi-finals/finals (starting 3/12), we may have additional required performances as the teams advance. Note that the State tournament overlaps with the beginning of Spring Break.
Info for this week:
Our dress rehearsal (you won’t need to have students actually dressed in their outfits that evening as I will be giving you the T-shirts that night) at the Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Boulevard, is on Tuesday, September 24. Please plan to arrive at 4 p.m. for the rehearsal. The rehearsal for all choirs and the band will run from approximately 4-5:30 - 5:45 (depending on if we get started right away). We will then run the final song (high school choirs only) from approximately 5:45-6:30. The breakfast will be on Wednesday, September 25. You should plan to have your students there by 6:30 a.m. in order that they can be sure their instruments are set and ready to go and enjoy breakfast before playing. The students will enjoy breakfast from Chris Cakes between 6:45 and 7:10 a.m. in order to be in place in the ballroom and ready to play when the doors open at 7:15 a.m. They will perform pre-show music in the ballroom until approximately 7:30 a.m. They will remain in the hall until is it time to perform Everybody Rejoice around 8 a.m. or shortly after. The band students will be released to return following the performance and should be back at school around 8:30-8:45 a.m. The breakfast will end at 9 a.m. Also, please confirm that all of your students have their photo releases on file. Thanks.
Wear black pants and footwear. You will be given a bright t-shirt.
Sept. 7, 2013
We have the State of the District practice in the auditorium on Tuesday this week. We are scheduled to rehearse from 1:30 to 3:00 with the South and North choirs plus two elementary groups and the dance team from East. Thanks for the time you are putting in on this. It is an honor for us to be asked year after year to do this but it is also extra time on all of our parts. There shall be food when it is all over!
Looking down the road, we will practice over at the OP Convention Center from 4:30 to 6:30 on the 24th. The gig is the morning on Wednesday, the 25th. Pretty cool; an audience of over 1000 and a new t-shirt!