Four Things You Need to Know

Happy Wednesday!  I hope that you are all having a great week!  A few midweek reminders and some new info!

This update will go over:

  1. All-In-One money and orders due tomorrow, THURSDAY!
  2. Football Game vs. Paulding County (Senior Night)
  3. Formal Wear Cost
  4. Chick-fil-a Bowl Details

  1. All-In-One money and orders due tomorrow, THURSDAY!  
  • We will be collecting orders in the band room from 4 – 6 pm.  Please remember that ALL band and guard students are expected to sell!  **Remember that it is expected that each student in band & color guard sell at least 15 items or donate $250 to the band.
  1.  Football Game vs. Paulding County (Senior Night)
  • Seniors, this is your night to be recognized!  BPI photography will be available for seniors and their families at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria.  Seniors should be in their band uniform and report with their parents/escorts to the cafeteria by 6:00 pm to meet with Ms. Hibbard and begin to get organized and in the correct lineup.  The ceremony will begin sometime between 6:50-7 pm.  Seniors and escorts will be admitted into the game as a group.   Questions should be directed to
  • Seniors will participate in the remainder of pregame following the ceremony and can just walk to their spots for the Star Spangled Banner to join our team.
  • All other band student’s itinerary:
    • 6:00 pm – get in uniforms
    • 6:25 pm – Report to band room in uniform for a quick stand tunes rehearsal
    • 6:35 pm – Depart band room for CHS Amp
    • 6:45 pm – Performance in the CHAMP (CHS amp)
    • 7:00 pm – March to Pre-Game
    • 7:30 pm – kick off
    • Pick up at the band room following the game
  • To volunteer:

  • We will have an optional social following the game at American Pie!  Students will need their own money & transportation to and from American Pie. Please be sure to pick your student up m American Pie by 10:45 pm.
  1.  Formal Wear Cost
  • Girls Concert Attire Cost:
    • Dress….. …$57.00
    • Shoes……..$36.00
    • Jewelry……$10.00 (necklace and earrings)
    • Total cost…$103.00
  • Boys Concert Attire Cost:
    • Coat………………$64.00
    • Pant ……………..$26.00
    • Shirt………………$25.00
    • Cummerbund….$10.00
    • Bow tie……………$5.00
    • Shoes…………….$20.00
    • Total cost………..$150.00

***** Some of you did not need the full attire, so you will only pay for the items you ordered.

Please contact Ms. Dothard if you have questions/concerns at 770-834-0550.

  1.  Chick-fil-A Bowl Details

The CHS Trojan Band will be performing at this year’s Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta, GA on January 1, 2018.


Our student tickets have been generously donated by the company who is hosting the bands at the Chick-fil-A Bowl.  This is an event that most bands travel to Atlanta to participate in as their “band trip” for the year and pay for their individual tickets.  We are fortunate that we were invited to participate and our student tickets have been purchased for us.

All parent tickets including for chaperone and equipment crew cost $175.00 each and includes admission to the game, fanfest, security clearance to enter with the band, and a credential.  We understand that this is an expensive game admission.  If you would like to chaperone but not attend Fanfest or the game – admission to the parade is free and you would be welcome to either hang out on the bus or could visit the CNN center for lunch/etc? While the students attend the game.


  • Mass Band Rehearsal – 12/31/2017
    • 8:00am Report to CHS with show shirt and band jacket
    • 8:30am Depart for the rehearsal
    • 10:30am – 2:30pm rehearsal
    • 2:30pm Lunch at CNN Center about $10.00
    • 3:30pm Depart for CHS
    • 5:00pm Arrive back at CHS
  • Chick-fil-a Bowl Parade – 1/1/2018
    • 5:30am Load Instruments
    • 6:15am in Uniform
    • 6:30am Depart for Parade Route
    • 7:30am Parade Staging
    • 8:30am Step Off for the Parade
  • Chick-fil-a Bowl Fanfest – 1/1/2018
    • Immediately following parade
    • Lunch – students around $10.00 for lunch while at Fanfest
    • We will report to the game from Fanfest around 12:00pm
  • Chick-fil-a Bowl Pregame – 1/1/2018
    • Students report to their performance staging locations
    • 12:30pm Pregame performance
    • 1:00pm Game Begins
      • Students will have access to concessions if you wish to send extra money
    • 4:30pm Game Ends
    • 6:00pm Arrive Back at CHS

As always, if you have any general questions, please make sure to contact Mr. Carr at:, the Band Office at 770-834-0550, or the Band Boosters at:

CHS Band Staff & Band Boosters