Helping your Band Member to be Successful

Having a child in band can be a great experience, but also can be a challenge knowing how to help him/her be successful. Having success in band is a highly complex formula, and is not always easily understood. The following are five ways in which you can help your son or daughter to have an…

“The Word” for State Adjudicated Event

Symphonic Band members and families: “The Word” for next Saturday’s performance at OMEA State Adjudicated Event can be found below. To prepare for this important event, band members should be practicing each day to prepare their part to the highest level. Saturday, April 29, 2017 – OMEA State Adjudicated Event @ Gahanna Lincoln HS Auditorium…

Mattress Sale – One Month Away!

Lancaster Bands 1st Annual Mattress Sale Saturday May 20th- 10am to 5pm Lancaster High School Cafeteria We are just about one month until our 1st Annual Mattress Sale. Buying a mattress through this fundraiser is very easy and hassle-free. Customers will save 30 to 60% off typical retail prices on great quality name brand mattresses. This fundraiser…

Paperwork for Next Year

2017-2018 LHS Band Parents: This week during class, your son/daughter will receive a packet of paperwork regarding next year’s band. Please be sure this envelope comes home as it contains important forms and information. In this packet you will find the following forms: Student Information Card Emergency Medical Authorization Form Field Trip Form Parent Volunteer Information Uniform Information 2017-2018…

Color Guard Clinics

The Lancaster High School Color Guard is proud to announce its upcoming clinics and tryouts! Please mark your calendars for the following evenings and plan to join us as we teach you the Color Guard basics, the Fight Song routine, and also a brief dance and flag routine. Clinic and Tryout Dates CLINICS: Wednesday, April 19…

Band Camp 2017

2017-2018 Band of Gold families: Band camp this year will be held from July 30-August 4, 2017 at the University of Rio Grande. All Marching Band participants, including Color Guard, are required to attend in order to participate. The total cost is $200. Please click on the link below for additional information. Hard copies can…

April 2017 Newsletter

Below is the link to the April 2017. April 2017 Newsletter   Submitted by: Debbi Hoagland pdhoagland@juno.com Publicity Committee

May 1st Parent Meeting

2017-2018 LHS Band Parents, Please mark your calendars for Monday, May 1st at 7pm for our annual Band Parent Meeting. This meeting is required for all parents of next year’s high school band members. The meeting will take place in the LHS cafeteria. Students will receive an envelope of paperwork in April that should be…

Mattress Sale Coming Up in May

Band Parents and Supporters: On Saturday, May 20, the Band Boosters will be hosting a “Mattress Sale” at Lancaster High School. While this may seem like an unusual fundraising idea to some, we are very excited as this has been extremely profitable for other area band programs. The most important part is… we do not have to…

Band Pictures Needed

Pictures are needed from band activities this school year for the DVD for the End of the Year Banquet.  Please email any pictures to Dean and Debbie Cook at cookdd@hotmail.com or give them a CD with your pictures on it. For all seniors, we would like three pictures from each of you.  We want a…

Jazz Dinner Dance

The Lancaster High School Swinging Gales will be hosting a Jazz Dinner Dance on Saturday April 1. This event will be held at the Fraternal Order of Eagles located at 1936 E. Main St., Lancaster. The doors will open at 7:00 and dinner will be served at 7:30. Tickets will not be sold at the…

March 2017 Newsletter

Below is the link to the March 2017 newsletter. March 2017 Newsletter Submitted by: Debbi Hoagland pdhoagland@juno.com Publicity Committee  

“The Word” for District Adjudicated Event

Saturday, March 4, 2017 – OMEA District Adjudicated Event @ Teays Valley HS Freshman Band 5:30   Band Room Opens 5:45   Meet at LHS Band Room 6:00   Load Buses 6:10   Depart LHS 6:50   Arrive at TVHS 7:00   Unload Equipment 7:25   Freshman Band Warm Up 8:00   FRESHMAN BAND PERFORMANCE 8:40   Sight Reading 9:15   Load Equipment 9:30   Load…