Tuesday, October 10, 2017

U of I Schedule!

Performance site: Memorial Stadium
University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
October 21st, 2017 - Saturday 


Parent Release Link 
Spectator Information Link
Streaming Information Here

Students should wear orange band t-shirt all day.  Bring money for lunch in Rantoul and for concessions at Memorial Stadium.

Schedule for the day!
   8:15 am  - REQUIRED Rehearsal at MCHS 
   9:15 am - Load busses/ attendance
   9:45 am - Leave MCHS
 11:45 am – Arrive Rantoul (lunch- bring money)
  1:00 pm – Leave Rantoul
  1:30 pm - Arrive / Change into Uniforms / Unload Trailer
  2:30 pm - Check-in to Warm-Up table
  2:45 pm - Warm-up (Lot C)
  3:30 pm - Leave Warm-up area
  3:40 pm - Arrive at South Tunnel of Stadium
  3:45 pm - Marching Indians Performance!
  4:00 pm - Band picture outside stadium
  4:15 pm - Return to buses / change / load trailer / return to stadium 
  5:00 pm - Watch bands / concessions / visit vendors under stadium
  8:45 pm - Romeoville HS Performance 
  9:45 pm  - Marching Illini Perform
10:00 pm - Awards ceremony in stadium
10:45 pm - Load busses/attendance
11:00 pm - Leave U of I
 1:00 am - Arrive at MCHS (time approx)

Monday, October 2, 2017

Oct 6th - Football Game!

This Friday, October 6th is our final regular season game! 

EVERYONE Report time: 6:00 pm
  • STUDENTS SHOULD WEAR ALL ORANGE AND BLACK to the game.  You may wear any appropriate type of marching shoe tonight. Drillmasters not required.  If you do wear your Drillmaster, make sure you clean them before tomorrow's competition.
General Football Game Procedures:
  • The band performs for pre-game and halftime.
  • During the game, the band sits together in our own stands behind the north end zone.
  • Band students stay together at all times until after varsity game is completed.
  • Only water is allowed while in uniform (no food or other drinks). Water will be provided after our pre-game and halftime performances by Band Booster parents.
  • After the game is completed, the band moves together back to the band room to change out of uniform. Uniforms should be hung up PROPERLY in uniform bags - this must be checked by a uniform mom before the student leaves.
  • Release time after games varies, however 9:45 -10:15 pm is the norm. Students should exit/be picked up promptly following the game - no loitering around the band area/high school. 

Oct 7th - Romeoville Field Comp info!

Performance site: 
Romeoville HS
100 North Independance Blvd, Romeoville, IL
October 7th - Saturday

Students are required to wear their orange band t-shirts for the day.

Parent Release Permission Form - to take your son/daughter home after performanceThis must be completed before the date of the contest!!!


All students should eat a solid meal:

  > BEFORE your 10:00 am rehearsal time
  > AND BEFORE your 1:00 pm report time.
 > Students are allowed to bring light snacks and water on bus 


10:00 am - Rehearsal
12:00 pm - Meal/Snack break (on your own)

 1:00 pm - Report time - Load trailer/Load busses/Attendance
 1:30 pm – Leave MCHS
 2:15 pm - Arrive at performance site / bathroom opportunity
 2:45 pm - Begin changing into uniform/get instrument ready
 3:30 pm - Leave for Warm-up area
 3:40 pm - Warm-up
4:30 pm  Marching Indians Field Show Performance!
 4:45 pm - Clinic session in RHS Field House (winds/guard)
 4:45 pm - MPC adjudication/clinic (percussion)
 5:00 pm - Return to Busses/Change Uniforms/Concessions
 5:40 pm – Awards Ceremony in stadium 
 6:00 pm - Return to Busses / Attendance
 6:15 pm - Leave for MCHS
 7:00 pm – Arrive at MCHS (time approximate)
Competition starts at 12:45 pm.  There are 13 competing bands in 3 classes. There are 7 bands in Class 3A. (including MCHS)
Admission is $10.00 for adults and $5 for students and (65 yrs or older) seniors; children 3 and under are free.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Corn Fest Results!

 Our Marching Indians win first place overall -plus first place in hornline and drumline caption!

Schedule for Sunday, Oct. 1st:
Corn Fest Parade - Report at 1:45 pm. We will be changing into full uniforms BEFORE we leave. We should return by 4:45 pm.  Our band is unit #105.  The parade starts at 2 pm and runs from south to north on Liberty Street in downtown Morris, IL.

Parent Release Permission Form  - to take your son/daughter home after performance. This must be completed before the date of the parade.  Pick-up point is Goold Park across the street from Morris HS.

Illinois Wesleyan University Field Show - Sept 30th

Performance site: 
Illinois Wesleyan University @ Tucci Stadium
302 E. Emerson St, Bloomington, IL
September 30th - Saturday

Students are required to wear their orange band t-shirts for the day.

Parent Release Permission Form - to take your son/daughter home after performanceThis must be completed before the date of the contest!!!


All students should eat a solid meal:

  > During the morning
  > AND BEFORE your 3:30 pm report time.
 > Students are allowed to bring light snacks and water on bus 


12:30 pm - Rehearsal
 2:30 pm - Meal/Snack break (on your own)

 3:30 pm - Report time - Load trailer/Load busses/Attendance
 4:00 pm – Leave MCHS
 5:30 pm - Arrive at performance site / bathroom opportunity
 6:00 pm - Begin changing into uniform/get instrument ready
 6:40 pm - Meet guide at busses
 6:45 pm -  Physical warmup
 7:10 pm -  Music warmup
 7:45 pm - Leave warmup area
 8:00 Marching Indians Field Show Performance!
 8:15 pm - Return to Busses/Change Uniforms/Concessions
 8:45 pm – Awards Ceremony in stadium 
 9:15 pm - Return to Busses / Attendance
 9:30 pm - Leave for MCHS
11:00 pm – Arrive at MCHS (time approximate)
Competition starts at 4:45 pm.  There are 12 competing bands in 3 classes. There are 4 bands in Class 3A. (including MCHS)
Admission is $7.00 for adults and $5 for students and seniors; children 5 and under are free.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Homecoming Week Band Schedule!

Schedule for Wednesday, Sept. 20:
Band Night - report time is 6:15 pm (full band uniform)

Schedule for Friday, Sept. 22:
Homecoming Parade -  report time is 3:45 pm (wear band t-shirt)
Homecoming Game - report time is 6:00 pm (full band uniform)

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Sept 16th - Wheaton North HS Field Competition Day!

Performance site: 
Wheaton North High School
701 West Thomas Road, Wheaton, IL
September 16th - Saturday


Students are required to wear their orange band t-shirts for the day.

Parent Release Permission Form to take your son/daughter home after performance is completeThis must be completed before the date of the contest!!!



Schedule:

11:00 am – Rehearsal
  1:00 pm – Lunch Break

 2:00 pm - Report time - Load trailer/Load busses/Attendance
 2:30 pm – Leave MCHS
 3:30 pm - Arrive at performance site / restroom opportunity
 4:00 pm - Begin changing into uniform/get instrument ready (do not play)
 4:45 pm – Leave for warm-up area 
 5:00 pm - Physical/music warm-up
 6:00 pm - Leave warm up area
 6:15 pm - Marching Indians Field Show Performance!
 6:30 pm – Return to bus/trailer – change and load trailer
 7:00 pm - Concession stand available
 7:40 pm – Awards Ceremony in stadium
 8:00 pm - Return to Busses / Attendance
 8:15 pm - Leave for MCHS
 9:15 pm – Arrive at MCHS (time approximate)

Competition starts at 4:15 pm.  There are 9 competing bands in 3 classes. There are 4 bands in Class 3A. (including MCHS)

Tickets - Adults $10.00,  Students $5.00
Parking is difficult at this competition- be sure to arrive early
More information available!