Friday’s Itinerary vs. Colquitt

What a game on Friday night and our band brought the energy to help our team stay motivated through all 4 quarters of football with a 52 – 27 victory over Walton! With this being our first year in Class 7A, this is a monumental season already. We continue chasing history as we travel to Mack Tharpe Stadium to play Colquitt County High School on Friday for the Final 4. Go Trojans!

Friday’s Itinerary • Away vs. Colquitt County

  • We will perform our Christmas parade tune and Battle Hymn for Halftime —
  • Load instrument/equipment on to the van trailer at the end of class • Percussion and Guard load before school 8:00AM
  • After 2nd Block Report to the Band Room
  • 11:45AM Uniform check in band room – travel in partial uniform (Forecast says no rain, 68º at start of game, 56º at end of game)
    • Band in our full white uniform (no shakos or gloves) • Guard in our pre-game black uniform with warm-ups
  • 12:00PM Grab a sack lunch and load the buses for Colquitt County High School
  • ~2:30-3:00PM Stop enroute for a restroom break • The plan is to make it all the way to Ft. Valley and stop at Bucee’s. (30 Min)
  • 4:45PM Dinner in Tifton (bring money for a fast food restaurant)
    • W 2nd Street in Tifton (McDonalds, Arbys, KFC, Checkers, Taco Bell)
  • 5:45PM Depart for Mack Tharpe Stadium • 1000 Stadium Dr. • Moultrie, GA 31768 (This is not at the high school)
  • 6:30PM Arrive and prepare for game
  • 7:30PM Kick Off
  • 10:30PM Game Ends • Load and Depart
  • 12:30AM – 1:00AM Stop enroute for restroom (Marathon JP Travel Station in Jackson, GA)
  • ~3:00AM arrive back at CHS • Updates provided via REMIND

Clear Bag Policy • Mack Tharpe Stadium • Moultrie, GA

The Colquitt County School District Clear Bag Policy strictly limits the size and types of bags that are permitted at events held at this venue. The following bags and items will be permitted:
  • Each person may carry in one bag that is clear plastic, vinyl, or EVA no larger than 12” by x 6” x 12” OR a
    one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
  • In addition to one of the clear bags noted above, each person may also carry in a small clutch purse no
    larger than 4.5″ x 6.5″, with or without a handle or strap.
  • An exception may be made for the following items:
    o Medically necessary items
  • Additional clothing, coats, jackets, sweaters, towels and blankets are permitted if carried loosely or in
    an approved clear bag.
  • Small cameras, binoculars and cell phones are permitted if carried in a person’s pocket or in an
    approved clear bag or small clutch.

Here is the information from Yesterday’s post in case you missed it.

Week at a Glance:

  • Tuesday: Winter Guard • JV 4:15pm – 6:30pm
    • Varsity 5:30pm – 8:30pm
    • Winter Guard Parent Meeting 7:00pm
  • Thursday: Winter Guard • JV 4:15pm – 6:30pm
    • Varsity 5:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Friday: Away vs. Colquitt County High School • 7:30pm Kick Off • Volunteer Here (We may need you early?)
    • The itinerary is pending approval and will be posted tomorrow once approved.
  • Saturday: Carrollton Christmas Parade • Volunteer Here
    • 4:00PM Report in Uniform in the Band Room
    • 4:15PM Depart by Bus for Downtown Carrollton
    • 4:30PM Stage/Warm-up for the parade
    • 5:30PM Step-off
    • 6:30PM Load up and return to the band room
    • 7:00PM Christmas Party in the Band Room (Optional)
    • 9:00PM Clean Up

Did you forget to sign-up for the trip?

Visit the link at the top of the page or click here for more information. We are still accepting sign-ups. The first deposit was due by November 25, 2022 to join the trip, but it isn’t too late! Please sign-up this week.

Christmas Sponsorship

We are sponsoring 2 families for Christmas this year. This is a great opportunity to give back this holiday season. All volunteers are greatly appreciated but please do not feel pressured to participate. Participation is completely optional.

The families that we were assigned have a total of 7 children. The 1st family has 4 children (13F, 10M, 7F, 4M) and the 2nd family has 3 children (6M, 4F, 2F). Please list your name beside the gift that you will purchase. You can access the spreadsheet by clicking the photo above or by using this link.

Once you purchase the gift please label it with the child’s letter or number and bring it to the band room, unwrapped by December 3, 2022- the day of the parade and Christmas Party.

Christmas Parade & Christmas Party

We will march in the Carrollton Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 3 at 5:30PM.

  • 4:00PM Report in Uniform
  • 4:15PM Depart for Downtown Carrollton
  • 4:30PM Stage/Warm-up for the parade
  • 5:30PM Step-off
  • 6:30PM Load up and return to the band room

Christmas Concert

We will perform a Christmas concert alongside our Chorus classes on Thursday, December 8. In preparation of the concert we have a dress rehearsal on Wednesday, December 7 from 3:30PM – 6:00PM in the MAC with the choir.

Amazon • 2 Ways to Help • Snacks Needed

THANK YOU so much to our parents and friends who have ordered items from our Amazon Wishlist! Your generosity makes a difference and we are very appreciative. THANK YOU!!!!

Mark Your Calendars

The following events we need all hands on deck and are requesting your involvement.

Upcoming Dates

This is not an exhaustive list. Refer to our calendar online for the most up to date information regarding events and times.

  • December
    • 2 • 4th Round Playoffs • Volunteer Here
    • 3 • Carrollton Christmas Parade • Volunteer Here
      • 2nd Round All-State Jazz Auditions • Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe
      • Band Christmas Party 7:00pm – 9:00pm
    • 7 • Full Band Dress Rehearsal with Chorus 3:30pm – 6:00pm • MAC
    • 8 • Holiday Concert • 7:00pm • MAC
    • 10 • District Honor Band Auditions • East Paulding High School
      • Class 7A Football Championship Game • 7:00pm • Georgia State University Center Parc Stadium • Volunteer Here
    • 16 • Final day before the break
  • January
    • 3 • Students return to school
    • 12 – 13 • Final Exams
    • 16 • MLK Parade • No School
    • 17 • Start of 2nd Semester

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