CHS Winter Guard

Trojan Band Shoppe – Announcing New Items

The CHS Trojan Band Boosters are excited to introduce several new items that have been added to the Trojan Band Shoppe department of the Band Booster web store!

Two new styles of hoodie and crewneck sweatshirts are now available for embroidery. Color options available for both crewneck and hoodies will include Black, Charcoal gray, and Ash gray. Adult small to 5XL sizing is available with your choice of one of four left chest embroidery options OR an ALL NEW full front design!!

Any time, any day!

New full front design: color Ash gray sweatshirt


We are also very pleased to introduce a newly designed color guard embroidery option now available in the online store!

See them all here: https://chstrojanband.revtrak.net/Spiritwear/#/list

Introducing embroidery option number 4! We hope you like it!

As always, THANK YOU for your continued support of the Trojan Band Shoppe as we strive to raise funds to support our band students and display our support of this great program!

Direct your Trojan Band Shoppe related questions to: trojanbandshoppe1@gmail.com

An Important Week Ahead

Good evening!

I hope that everyone has had a productive yet restful weekend.  We have an important week ahead as our students prepare for our annual performance evaluations.

  • Monday:
    • NO Symphonic Band rehearsal due to Tuesday’s concert.
    • Winter Guard rehearsal 4:00PM – 9:00PM
  • Tuesday:
    • Pre-Festival Concert at the MAC
    • 6:30 PM 7th Grade Performance (CHS Concert Band students should report in time to be in the audience to watch this performance.)
    • 7:00PM 8th Grade Performance (CHS Symphonic Band students report in time to be in the audience for this performance.)
    • 7:30PM CHS Concert Band Performance (CHS Wind Ensemble students report in time to be in the audience for this performance.)
    • 8:00PM CHS Symphonic Band Performance (CHS Concert Band students are required to attend this performance.)
    • 8:30PM CHSWind Ensemble Performance (CHS Concert and Symphonic Band students are required to attend this performance.)
  • Thursday:
    • Winter Guard rehearsal 4:00PM – 9:00PM
  • Thursday – Saturday:
    • All-State Band in Athens. Congratulations to Taylor Berry and Kendall Ozier on making the All-State Band!
  • Saturday – Sunday:
    • Winter Guard performs at the WGI Regional at McEachern High School.  Their performance for Saturday is at 11:34AM, and their performance time on Sunday depends on how well they perform on Saturday.

Large Group Performance Evaluations (LGPE) are right around the corner. We are excited that this year our performances for LGPE are local! The performances will take place in the new Carroll County Performing Arts Center and are free and open to the public.  We would be honored if you were in attendance!  Below are the performance times.  Itineraries will be posted soon.

Carrollton City Schools LGPE Schedule

  • Tuesday March 13 • CJHS 7th Grade @ 5:00PM
  • Wednesday, March 14 • CJHS 8th Grade @ 6:00PM
  • Thursday, March 15 • CHS Wind Ensemble @ 7:20PM
  • Friday, March 16 • CHS Concert Band @ 11:00AM
  • Friday, March 16 • CHS Symphonic Band @ 7:20PM

If you have any questions, please make sure to contact Mr. Carr at: christopher.carr@carrolltoncityschools.net, the Band Office at 770-834-0550, or the Band Boosters at: chstrojanbands@gmail.com.

CHS Band Staff & Band Boosters

A Great Start To The Week Ahead

Congratulations to our Winter Guard!

Yesterday the winter guard competed at the Knoxville Winter Guard International (WGI) Regional! They placed 5th in prelims and 3rd in finals! Way to go ladies!!! We are so proud of you! Come out and watch them compete this Saturday at Villa Rica High School!


Schedule for the Week

  • Monday – don’t forget we DO have school!
  • Tuesday – Wind Ensemble – 3:30-5:00
  • Wednesday – percussion training – 3:30-5:15
  • Thursday – Winter guard – 4:00 – 9:00
  • Saturday – Winter guard at Villa Rica High School

Upcoming

  • Pre-Festival Concert at the Mabry Arts Center
    • Tuesday, February 27th – 6:30pm

District Honor Band

Congratulations again to all the the junior high and high school students that participated in District Honor Band this weekend in Ringgold, GA. The concerts were amazing and the students represented the Trojan Band with class and excellence.

Don’t forget to begin making payments for our trip to Hollywood!!

If you have any questions, please make sure to contact Mr. Carr at: christopher.carr@carrolltoncityschools.net, the Band Office at 770-834-0550, or the Band Boosters at: chstrojanbands@gmail.com.

CHS Band Staff & Band Boosters

 

Looking At Next Week

Happy Super Bowl Sunday!

I hope that you remembered to pay your trip deposit for Hollywood!  If you have not paid for you or your student, please contact Meredith Harris at barryandmer@bellsouth.net or 678-850-8317. We have over 120 students committed plus chaperones!  It will be an amazing opportunity for our band program!

Don’t forget to mail out your Make Me a Whole Person forms out to friends and family that may be willing to donate to your student’s trip!  https://chstrojanband.revtrak.net/trojan-band-trip/

Please note: we are no longer accepting deposits through Revtrak, but we will be accepting donations for Make Me a Whole Person through Revtrak until November, cash and checks are also options.


This week’s schedule

  • Monday: Symphonic Band rehearsal 3:30PM – 5:00PM
    • Winter Guard rehearsal 4:00PM – 9:00PM
  • Thursday: Winter Guard rehearsal 4:00PM – 9:00PM
    • Georgia State University Wind Ensemble 7:00 pm, Mabry Arts Center

GSU in Concert THIS WEEK! Thursday, February 8th!

Georgia State University Wind Ensemble is performing a special performance for our community at 7:00PM in the Mabry Arts Center.  Admission is free and open to the public.  Attendance is required for all Carrollton High School band students.  GSU is preparing for the College Band Directors National Association Conference, so this will be an inspiring performance for our students!  Don’t miss it!

If you have any general questions, please make sure to contact Mr. Carr at: christopher.carr@carrolltoncityschools.net, the Band Office at 770-834-0550, or the Band Boosters at: chstrojanbands@gmail.com.

CHS Band Staff & Band Boosters

 

Reminders for the Week

Good morning! A couple of reminders for the week:

  • Congratulations to our Winter Guard for finishing 1st in their class at Saturday’s competition at Etowah High School! The girls compete again this Saturday at Kennesaw Mountain HS.
  • Hollywood Trip deposits are due THIS Friday!!  A $50 non-refundable deposit is due for EACH person planning to go on the trip. So, $50 for your student and $50 for each chaperone or family member in your family that will be joining us on the trip. The trip is November 23-27, 2018. Cash or checks (made payable to CHS band boosters) can be turned in to the band room. Credit card deposit payments can be made at:
  • Wind Ensemble rehearsal, Tuesday, 3:30-6 pm.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Meredith Harris at 678-850-8317 or barryandmer@bellsouth.net.

Have a great week!!