Please see the attached flyer for the annual marching band pizza party taking place on November 15th. Families invited!
The 2021 Marching Season is complete! Thank you to all of our students, instructors, parent volunteers and everyone who made "Bewitched" a success. Please make a note of the following:
Monday October 18 - 630pm - Monthly Band Boosters meeting in the band room.
Monday November 15 - 630pm in the THS Commons - annual End of Season Pizza Party. Details to follow, SAVE THE DATE!
Information on a First Trimester Concert will be announced in class soon.
EVENTS THIS WEEK
Monday 6pm to 8:30pm Practice - weather could force changes - stay tuned
Tuesday 3:30pm to 10pm Wyandotte Invitational (Details below)
Wednesday 6pm to 8:30pm Practice - weather could force changes - stay tuned
Friday 4:45pm Homecoming Parade and Game (Details below)
Wyandotte Fanfare Invitational (Tuesday)
Note: Students MUST have masks to ride the bus.
3:30pm – Report to band room for uniforms
4:00pm – Head out to the buses (parked in student lot). NO CASES ON BUS
4:15pm – Depart for Wyandotte HS
4:30pm - Arrive and unpack
4:45pm – Warm-up
5:30pm – Travel to field
5:45pm – Performance
6:00pm – Head to stands to watch and wait for awards/concessions
9:00pm – Awards
9:30pm – Load buses for return
10:00pm – Arrive at Trenton
- Top: Show Shirt (for both Tuesday and Friday. May want to wash in between)
- Bottoms: Light gray, white, or tan shorts/leggings. NO JEANS OR CARGO SHORTS.
- Socks: Tall, ALL-WHITE Socks
- Hair must be tucked up underneath the hat
4:45pm Report to band room
5:20pm Move to parade start
6:00pm Homecoming parade
7:00pm Game *halftime will be queen's crowning ceremony
POST-GAME: Full run of "Bewitched"
A huge thank you to all of those who contributed to the success of the invitational yesterday. Whether you volunteered your time, or your talent, or your resources, thank you! An extra thank you to those who spent long hours preparing during the weeks ahead of the invitational, and to those who pulled multiple shifts Saturday. As we have mentioned previously, the invitational is the largest annual fundraiser for the band. So thank you so much for making the day a success!
This week in band:
Monday September 27
Wednesday September 29
Friday/Saturday Band Itinerary
Friday, Sept. 24th: Home Football Game (Band Senior Night)
5:00pm – Arrive at school. Travel to football field if you need to put anything in the stands.
5:15pm – Music Rehearsal at the school (outside in the front lawn)
5:40pm – Stretching 5:45pm – Put uniforms on (Seniors: head down to the field at 6:15)
6:15pm – Play through show, seniors report to concession stand to meet up with your parents
6:30pm – Senior Parent Night Ceremony
6:45pm – Form block to march over
9:00pm – Tentative game end. Students put away instruments, hang uniforms, and head home.
Saturday, Sept. 25th: TRENTON INVITATIONAL
9:30am-11:30am – Rehearsal on turf field (may be rainy, bring a jacket)
11:30am – Downtime
1:30pm – Report to band room
2:00pm – We play the National Anthem to kick-off invitational
2:15pm – Downtime (Watch the bands!)
3:00pm – Put uniforms on.
3:30pm – Head to warm-up (Guard to practice field)
4:15pm – Travel to field
4:30pm – Trenton Performance
5:00pm – Awards
5:30pm – Head to band room/Hang Uniforms/Put Equipment Away
Notes: Parents, we encourage you to come to the invitational! Bring friends and family!
Admissions Cost: Adults -- $7 Seniors/Students $5. Kids under 4 are Free
What to wear underneath uniform - Top: Show Shirt (for both Friday and Saturday. May want to wash in between) - Bottoms: Light gray, white, or tan shorts/leggings. NO JEANS OR CARGO SHORTS. - Socks: Tall, ALL-WHITE Socks - Hair must be tucked up underneath the hat
Students will get band class on Monday as a study hour to catch up on any missed work due to the weekend events!
Just wanted to inform you that the Trenton Band Boosters, Mr. Wright, Mr. Kurilko or the Band does not endorse any political candidate running for any political office. Thank You!
BUSY WEEK THIS WEEK!
We are in need of water donations for volunteers for Saturday's invitational. Please drop a case of water off at practice Monday or Wednesday or between 800AM-200PM on Saturday.
WE STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS! Please volunteer for the invitational. Sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805094FAFAC22A5FC1-2021
Schedule for the Week:
Monday September 20
Practice 600PM-830PM on the Stadium Field
Band Booster General Meeting 630PM - Stadium Concession Building
Wednesday September 22
Practice 600PM-830 on the Practice Field
Invitational Final Planning during practice
Friday September 24
Football Game vs Lincoln Park
515pm - Report to Band Room for Rehearsal
615pm - Senior Parent Night Check-In
630pm - Senior Parent Night Ceremony
700pm - Kickoff with our performance of Bewitched at Halftime
Saturday September 25
Trenton Band Invitational
Student Schedule will be announced by Mr. Wright in class.
Any business or individual can place an ad in this year's Invitational Program. Just click on the link below and follow the instructions. Thank you for supporting the band!
Here is the marching band schedule for the week of September 13:
Monday Sept. 13: PRACTICE, 600pm-800pm Stadium Field
Wednesday Sept 15: PRACTICE, 600pm-800pm, Stadium Field
Friday Sept 17: HOME GAME vs Gibraltar Carlson, in full uniform.
**Update: Meet at the Band Room at 500pm, rehearsal at 515pm
Saturday Sept 18: COMPETITION at Gibraltar Carlson.
**Update: Rehearsal at 1230pm on Practice Field
Buses will leave THS at 200pm, **MASKS REQUIRED**
Performance at 415pm, Awards at 500pm
Will return approximately 600pm.
DON'T FORGET! The Trenton Invitational is Saturday September 25 at 200pm. Volunteers are still needed. Sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805094FAFAC22A5FC1-2021.
SENIORS: Senior Parent Night will be held before the football game on September 24. RSVP at https://forms.gle/ZzrVnvrCtWRem6iH6
Saturday, Sep. 11th - Victory Day -
The Trenton Marching Band will be performing at Victory Day on Saturday. If a student cannot make it due to a conflict, please email Mr. Wright by Friday.
Location: Gabriel Richard Catholic HS in Riverview. Transportation will NOT be provided for this event.
When: Students should park or be dropped off in the student lot off of Pennsylvania Road at 9am. We will be performing the national anthem at 10am before the game begins. The game should be over at noon.
What: Students will need their instruments and flip folder.
Why: Victory Day is an event set up for cognitively and physically impaired children to have an opportunity to play football or cheer and have their "moment in the sun."