Band Picture Day

This week, students will receive an order form for band pictures that we will take next Wednesday, February 2.  Students will wear their uniform and have their instruments in a group picture we will take in the competition gym.  This is for publication in the yearbook, and available for parent/student purchase.  We will also have individual photos being taken in the Ensemble Room if you wish to have one made for your student with their instrument and uniform. 

Students who do not have their band uniform on Picture Day will not be allowed to be in the picture.  Students must BE PREPARED and be responsible for having their uniform on Picture Day.

We prefer that order forms be filled out ahead of time and money brought the day of the pictures in order to purchase them.  Photo Texas will have “Last Chance” forms the day of where students will have to fill in their parents’ contact information, including email address and photo number.  You can contact them directly by visiting their website or by calling 800-883-6463.

Beginners will need to wear their band shirt tucked into jeans with closed-toed shoes and a belt for young gentlemen.  Their large group will be taken during 2nd period STRIPES time starting around 9:00am.  Individual pictures with instruments will be taken during their respective band period.

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will take their pictures during their respective band period.  These students need to wear their formal band uniform, which is their polo shirt tucked into black pants, black socks and shoes, as well as a black belt for gentlemen.  We will also take an additional All-Region Band picture for those students who qualified.

Jazz Band will need to wear their formal jazz uniform with black pants, black socks and shoes, as well as a black belt for gentlemen.  This will take place during their normal 3rd period class.

Please email a director if you have any questions.

Spring Trip Requirements

Click here to find the requirements for our Spring Trip on Saturday, May 14. In late February/early March, we will send out individualized trip eligibility statements that will include if your student is eligible, parent chaperone information, and how much your students owes for the trip, including instrument usage fees, shirt fees, and other band or school fees that are due by Monday, April 11, called Money Monday. After reading the information at the link below, please contact Mr. Pulley if you have any questions

Pre-UIL Concert Date Change

Please note this message only applies to Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble students and parents:

Thank you to those of you who filled out our survey, and it looks like we need to move our Pre-UIL Benchmark Concert to Friday, February 18 still at the Belton HS PAC.  This avoids a track meet scheduling conflict.  We will send more details when we get closer to the date.

Please email Mr. Pulley if you have a conflict on this date with a previously scheduled event so that we can work out the details well enough ahead of time.  We appreciate your flexibility.

Holiday Concert – Thursday, December 16

– Beginners report to the Belton HS PAC Stage at 6:15pm

– Symphonic Band reports to the Belton HS Band Hall at 6:45pm

– 7th & 8th Grade Percussion Ensemble reports to the Belton HS PAC Stage at 5:30pm

– Wind Ensemble reports to the Belton HS Band Hall at 7:00pm

– Students are required to stay to watch the rest of the concert so they can be evaluated and graded on their concert etiquette.

Click here to read all of the details in order to earn full credit for this major grade performance.