Update for the Week of 8/8/22 – 8/12/22

We had an outstanding two weeks of camp the past two weeks and I am very proud of all the hard work that went into doing all that was accomplished in both the rehearsals and the final performance.  This week we will resume our Wednesday Night Rehearsals from 6 – 9 PM.

Here is what our schedule looks like this week:

Wednesday – Marching Band Rehearsal 6 – 9 PM (Percussion and Color Guard @ 5:00 PM / Student Leadership Meeting @ 5:30 PM)

Update for the Week of 8/1/22 – 8/5/22

This week the Marching Lions Band goes through their second week of  Band Camp 2022.  We are also looking forward to attending the DCI Show in Annapolis at Navy/Marine Corps Stadium on Tuesday evening.  On Friday, at 11:00AM the band will present their first performance of what they have learned so far of the field production.  We invite all families and friends to join us and help us celebrate what we have accomplished over the two busy weeks.  Feel free to invite family, friends, and neighbors to join us.

Looking ahead to next week, we will return back to our Wednesday night rehearsals from 6:00-9:00PM.

Here is what our schedule looks like this week:

Monday – Band Camp 8AM – 5PM (Student Leadership Meeting @ 7:30AM)

Tuesday –Band Camp 8AM – 4PM (Student Leadership Meeting @ 7:30AM)

Drum Corps Competition in Annapolis.  We will leave QACHS @ 5:00PM and arrive in Annapolis about 6:00PM for a 6:30PM Show.  We are planning to get back to QACHS at about 11:00PM.

Wednesday – Band Camp 8AM – 5PM (Student Leadership Meeting @ 7:30AM)

ThursdayBand Camp 8AM – 5PM (Student Leadership Meeting @ 7:30AM)

FridayBand Camp 8AM – 12:00 Noon (Student Leadership Meeting @ 7:30AM
We will do our end of camp performance at 11:00AM.  All family, friends, and neighbors are invited.

Update for the Week of 7/25/22 – 7/29/22

This week the Marching Lions Band begins Band Camp 2022.  Just a reminder that all remaining balances for band camp need to be paid at this time.  Also just a reminder that I would like to meet with all of the Marching Band Parents really quick at 4:30PM today, as you come to pick the kids up from camp.  I just want to go over a few logistical items with everyone before school stars and our season begins that we need to do to ensure a successful fall season.  We will meet really quick as the kids are finishing up and packing up for the day.

Here is what our schedule looks like this week:

Monday – Band Camp 8AM – 5PM (Student Leadership Meeting @ 7:30AM)
Marching Band Parents Meeting @ 4:30PM

Tuesday – Band Camp 8AM – 5PM (Student Leadership Meeting @ 7:30AM)

Wednesday – Band Camp 8AM – 5PM (Student Leadership Meeting @ 7:30AM)

Thursday – Band Camp 8AM – 5PM (Student Leadership Meeting @ 7:30AM)

Friday – Band Camp 8AM – 12:00 Noon (Student Leadership Meeting @ 7:30AM)
Tye-Dye Activity to follow dismissal from camp.  Be sure to bring whatever item you want to use for this activity.

Update for the Week of 7/18/22 – 7/22/22

We are down to one week before Band Camp begins.  Next week we will begin band camp and putting the show on the field.  Make sure that you are prepared with the following items in order to take care of yourself and to have a successful experience.  1) Hat  2) Sun Glasses  3) Sun Screen  4) Refillable water bottle or personal water cooler  5) Comfortable clothes to work and move in (t-shirt and shorts preferred)  6) Comfortable athletic shoes (sneakers) with socks  7) Instrument/equipment  8) Music  9) Pencil  10) LUNCH 11) A great attitude that is ready to listen, work hard, and grow through this experience while making the 2022 Marching Lions Band the best it can be.

*I would also like to meet with all of the Marching Band Parents really quick at 4:30PM on Monday as you come to pick the kids up from camp.  There just a few logistical items that I want to go over with everyone before school stars and our season begins.  We can meet really quick while the kids are finishing up and packing up at the end of our day.

Here is what our schedule looks like this week:

Wednesday – Marching Band Rehearsal 6 – 9 PM (Percussion and Color Guard @ 5:00 PM and Student Leadership Meeting @ 5:30 PM)

Update for the Week of 7/4/22 – 7/8/22

Happy 4th of July!

This week our Wednesday night Marching Band rehearsals continue with the Percussion and Color Guard reporting once again at 5:00PM.  There will be no Leadership Team Meeting at 5:30.  Next week we will return back to our regular weekly schedule that includes everyone with a leadership team meeting.  Band Camp begins in three weeks!

Here is what our schedule looks like this week:

Wednesday – Marching Band Rehearsal 6 – 9 PM (Percussion and Color Guard @ 5:00 PM)

Update for the Week of 6/20/22 – 6/24/22

Summer Break officially started last week.  This week we continue with our Wednesday Night Rehearsals for the Marching Band from 6pm – 9pm.  The Percussion and Color Guard will not report early this week, however the leadership team will still report for their meeting at 5:30pm.

Just a reminder that the marching band will be traveling over to Navy/Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis on Tuesday, August 2nd, for the Drum Corps International Competition – Drum Corps: An American Tradition, as a part of our second week of Band Camp.  The cost for the students will be covered by a portion of their Band Camp Fee.  Any parents or other family members that would like to attend may do so as well at a cost of $30.00 per person.  We will be leaving from the school at 5:30 PM.  We are planning that we will return back to QACHS at about 11:00 PM.  If you would like to attend, please e-mail Mr. Wright (eric.wright@qacps.org) your request no later than 9:00pm this Wednesday, June 22nd.

Here is what our schedule looks like this week:

Monday – No School – Summer Break!

Tuesday – No School – Summer Break!

Wednesday – Marching Band Rehearsal 6 – 9 PM (Student Leadership Meeting @ 5:30 PM)

Thursday – No School – Summer Break!

Friday – No School – Summer Break!

Update for the Week of 6/13/22 – 6/17/22

Today and tomorrow are the last two days of school for this year.  We have periods 3 and 4 as well as Hybrid 2 Final Exams today and then make-up exams being given tomorrow before summer break begins on Wednesday.  With that, we begin our weekly Wednesday Night Rehearsals this week for the Marching Band from 6pm – 9pm.  The Percussion and Color Guard will report at 5:00pm and the leadership team at 5:30pm.

Just a reminder that the marching band will be traveling over to the Navy/Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis on Tuesday, August 2nd, for the Drum Corps International Competition – Drum Corps: An American Tradition, as a part of our seventh day of Band Camp.  The cost for the students will be covered by a portion of their Band Camp Fee.  Any parents or other family members that would like to attend may do so as well at a cost of $30.00 per person.  We will be leaving from the school at 5:30 PM.  We are planning that we will return back to QACHS at about 11:00 PM.  If you would like to attend, please e-mail Mr. Wright (eric.wright@qacps.org) your request no later than 9:00pm next Wednesday, June 22nd.

Here is what our schedule looks like this week:

Monday – Final Exams (Periods 3/2nd Half of Hybrid and 4)  1:00 Student Dismissal
No After School Rehearsal

Tuesday – Make-up Exams (All Periods) 12:00 Student Dismissal
No After School Rehearsal

Wednesday – No School – First Day of Summer Break!
Marching Band Rehearsal 6 – 9 PM (Percussion/Color Guard report @ 5:00 and Student Leadership Meeting @ 5:30 PM)

Thursday – No School – Summer Break!

Friday – No School – Summer Break!