Reminders from Mr. Souder

– Please don’t forget the 2017 Spring Trip Meeting this evening, Tuesday August 30th at 7:00 PM in the band room.  I will cover the specifics of the trip itinerary, costs, sign-up process, and a few eligibility stipulations at the meeting.  This is going to be an awesome trip to Universal Studios, unlike any the students…

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September Concession Volunteer Slots

It’s time to release the next set of volunteer sign up slots for the staggered schedule. Dates: September 2- Varsity game September 3 – Stadium clean up September 12- JV/9th Game September 16-Varsity Game September 17- Stadium Clean up September 23- Homecoming Game September 24- Stadium Clean up We want to remind everyone to please…

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Madison County Night of Bands

The 2nd Annual Madison County Night of Bands event has been scheduled for Tuesday evening, September 20th at 6:30 at New Hope High School.  This is an opportunity for the 5 high school band programs (Buckhorn, Hazel Green, Madison County, New Hope, and Sparkman) to perform their shows for each other and the collective communities…

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Need to Knows from Mr. Souder

Here are a few upcoming things to mark on your calendars/schedules and to be aware of procedure: Friday, August 19 – Jamboree (HOME) – call time @ 5:00 (Football boosters begin charging for parking around this time so if a student leaves to go home and returns, it needs to be before they begin charging.)…

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Parent Preview Night

The first Band Booster meeting was held Friday, August 12, 2016 and was followed by a Preview Performance of this year’s Marching Show. Students demonstrated some of their warm up routines followed by the first three movements of this year’s show. This first meeting of the year was filled with important details for the entire…

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Honor Band Opportunities

1. University of South Alabama Jaguar Marching Honor Band – information below 2. University of North Alabama Pride of Dixie Extravaganza – go to this link to apply https://www.una.edu/universitybands/Marching%20Band%20Extravaganza/2016-marching-band-extravaganza.html  Greetings from Mobile and the University of South Alabama! We are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Jaguar Marching HonorBand.  This year’s Marching Honor Band will…

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District/All-State AND Buckhorn Band “Ensemble & Chair Placement Auditions

Important Information about District/All-State auditions AND Buckhorn Band “Ensemble & Chair Placement” Auditions: Each year, our students have the opportunity to audition for District Honor Band (Madison, Morgan, Limestone Counties combined) and All-State Honor Bands through an audition in late January (both auditions are one-in-the-same).   The students have to prepare all 12 major scales, 2 minor…

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MARCHING BAND UNIFORMS DO’S AND DON’T’S

SHORTS White athletic shorts are to be worn under the white marching bibbers – These are the LONGER athletic shorts that are available at both Wal-Mart and Target (see below) and cost less than 10 dollars. They need to fall to at LEAST mid-thigh. GIRLS – PLEASE NO SHORT SHORTS! You may need to purchase…

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2016 Wishlist

You already give so much to this program- and we have yet another favor to ask of you.  We’re knee-deep into getting this year’s marching show on the field and it’s time for this year’s big bad wish list!  Our band is bigger than ever before and as you know, it takes a LOT to…

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