Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Homecoming / Corn Fest Info!

Schedule for Friday, Sept 27:
Parade - Report at 3:40pm wearing orange band t-shirts/jeans. We should be finished by 4:30 pm
Game - Report at 6:15pm to change into full uniforms.

Schedule for Sunday, Sept 29:
Corn Fest Parade - Report at 1:15 pm. We will be changing into full uniforms BEFORE we leave. We should return by 5:00 pm

Friday, September 13, 2013

First Field Show Competition!

Performance site: Tucci Stadium at Illinois Wesleyan University
September 21st - Saturday

Students should wear their orange band t-shirts to rehearsal as well as at the competition (under uniform).  All students should eat a solid meal BEFORE you arrive for rehearse!

  12:00 pm - Rehearsal at MCHS practice field (attendance required!)
    2:00 pm  - Rehearsal ends  / begin loading busses & trailers
    2:45 pm – Leave MCHS
    4:15 pm –  Meal at Fairview Park in Normal - see below
    8:15 pm – change uniforms at busses and return to stadium 
    9:15 pm – Awards Ceremony in stadium
 10:00 pm - Leave for MCHS           
 11:30 pm – Arrive at MCHS (time approximate) 

Students will have the option of pre-paying for a Subway meal in advance or bringing their own meal to eat when we arrive at the park. The Subway meals must be pre-payed and ordered on or before Wednesday, Sept. 18th.  Order forms are available in the band room. Please place in orders in the "black box" in the band room.

Monday, September 2, 2013

1st FB Game / Senior NIght

Our first game is this Friday, September 6th.


5:45 pm - Report time to change into full uniform
6:15 pm - Sectional warm-up
6:30 pm - Full band warm-up (srs will go to stadium w/Mr. Anderson for Sr. night)
6:45 pm - Leave for stadium

The marching band will stay for the entire game. The band will be providing a pre-game show as well as the first public performance of our competition show. The band will also play spirit tunes in the stands to support our FB team! Varsity games usually end sometime between 9:45 pm & 10:15 pm.

Seniors are to report to the main gym at 4:40 pm in full band uniform for individual sennior pictures.