Medication Information for Band Camp

Getting Ready for Band Camp and the Marching Band Season The following is important information from Dr. Higgins about getting ready for Band Camp and the upcoming Marching Band Season. Medication and Health Information – Band Camp 2017 Medication Collection Dates In preparation for Band Camp, Dr. Higgins will be collecting medications on Monday 7/24 and Wednesday…

July Newsletter

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

July 4th Parade

Schedule for Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Lancaster Independence Day Parade 8:30am Percussion Report Time 9:15am Winds/Guard/Field Commander Report Time Meet at the Band Booster Fair Booth. 10:00am Parade begins 11:30am Parade concludes (approximate time) 12:00pm Band room opens to return equipment (approximate time)   Announcements and Reminders for the Week – Instruments must be taken…

Student Leadership Retreat

Band of Gold Student Leadership: Monday will be our annual “Leadership Retreat.” This will be an important day for the development of our leadership skills, goal-setting, and team-building. We will meet from 9am-12pm and 1-4pm. Meet in the band room initially. We may move to the library (in A/C) after everyone arrives. We will break…

Getting in Shape for Marching Band

Here’s a helpful article originally posted on livestrong.com about getting in shape for band. How to Get in Shape for Band Camp by Stephanie Mitchell Marching band members are not just musicians, they’re endurance athletes as well. According to Chris Mader of Dynamic Marching, band members are likely to march five to 10 miles daily…

Band of Gold Decals

Band of Gold Parents: The Band of Gold window decals are now for sale. This is great way to show your support for your student and the band.  Imagine going to contest and seeing all of the vehicles with “Band of Gold” displayed on the back! The first delivery will be at the picnic August…

Band of Gold Uniform Fittings

SUMMER UNIFORM FITTING DAYS   Thursday, June 15th – 5-8pm Tuesday, June 20th – 5-8pm Uniform distribution will be in the auditorium at LHS. This is for all incoming freshmen/first year Band of Gold members and any upperclassmen needing summer uniform items. Retuning band members need to check to make sure that their summer uniform…

June 2017 Newsletter

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

Graduation UPDATE – 1:45pm at Fulton Field

Symphonic Band: The start time of graduation has been moved up to 1:45pm at Fulton Field. If possible, please arrive at 12:45pm to Fulton Field (15 minutes earlier than originally planned). Be sure to have your instrument and music. Remember, to dress nicely – no jeans, t-shirts, or tennis shoes. Also, we will be loading…

Summer Marching Band Schedule

Band of Gold Parents and Students, The 2017 summer rehearsal schedule can now be downloaded below. It can also be found on the “Events” tab on the web site. Hard copies are available in the band room. Summer Schedule 2017 Sectionals for Percussion and Color Guard will be listed separately. Mr. Gerken and Mrs. Voight…

Memorial Day Parade

Marching Band Parents and Students: The annual Memorial Day parade is coming up very quickly. In order to have a great parade, it is crucial that we have all of the last year’s fall marching band participating, including our graduating seniors. Please see the schedule and reminders below. Thank you for working hard to represent Lancaster…

Mattress Sale – This Saturday!

This Saturday is our 1st Annual Mattress Fundraiser. Groups like ours have raised thousands of dollars with this same event. We need everyone to spread the word! 1 in 10 people buys a mattress each year. If you talk to three or four families, you can easily find one person who needs to replace a mattress….