AREA CONCERT THIS WEDNESDAY!
This Wednesday (5/28) is the 1st Annual Gahr Area Concert in the GHS Gym at 7PM! We will have performances by surrounding Bragg, Burbank, Elliott, Juarez, Kennedy, Niemes, and Nixon Elementary, Haskell Middle School, Ross Middle School, and Gahr High School! We're anticipating a fantastic and memorable night of great music! BOOSTER PARENTS: If you are available we could use your help starting at 4:30 p.m. in the gym to set up concessions. Thank you so much to everyone who has donated!! STUDENTS: Please read this week's schedule carefully and make sure you know where your tux, dress shirt, black socks/shoes, and gown are.
ROTATION PEP RALLY FRIDAY!
We have performances at this Friday's rally by the Jazz Band and the 2014 Winter Drumline! This is the first time Gahr High School will see a full Winter Drumline performance in 14 years!! Make sure you are reviewing your music, drill, and have your full uniform for the performance. The last rehearsal is this Thursday, and has been moved to 2:30-5 p.m.
ATHLETIC PACKET CLEARANCE
All current 8th graders, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors must complete the Gahr Athletic Packet available from Dulce Caldwell in the counseling office (bring your student ID). Students must do a physical exam (available for around $10 at Gahr and surrounding physician's offices and are usually 5-10 minutes with no appointment necessary). ATHLETIC PACKETS ARE DUE TUESDAY, JUNE 2ND.
CHICK-FIL-A THIS THURSDAY!
Eat at Chick-fil-A in the Cerritos Mall this Thursday from 6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. with this flyer and the Gahr Marching Gladiators will receive a donation. Help us hand out flyers at Wednesday's area concert :)
JAZZ BAND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Thank you to Thurman, Solomon, Tyler, Sam, Anna, Zack, Gerardo, Adrian, Tristan, Sayera, Manuel, and Evan for performing at the CIF Boy's Volleyball Game this Saturday on short notice! You guys sounded great! Good work this week everyone putting the new pieces. We have important rehearsals/run-throughs on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday as we prepare for the Pep Rally, End-of-Year Concert, and Knott's trip! Turn in your $25 ASAP into the drop box if you have not done so yet.
AWARDS BANQUET THIS SUNDAY!
Join us this Sunday, June 1st at 1:30 p.m. in the Gahr High School MPR for our annual Awards Banquet! We're celebrating an incredible year for the Gahr Instrumental Music Program. The banquet is just $10 for current students and $15 for family and friends. Any last RSVPs are due ASAP. We look forward to celebrating the accomplishments of our students with you!
Thank you so much to everyone who donated on gofundme.com and helped us meet our goal of $1,000! We can now provide award plaques, varsity letters, and pins to our students at this year's awards banquet! We can not thank you enough for your support.
NEW STUDENT/PARENT INFORMATION MEETING TUES 6/3
We have a Band & Color Guard Information Night for all new students and parents on Tuesday, June 3rd at 6:30 p.m. in the Band Room. Get information about band & color guard, ask questions, and get answers!
No School - Happy Memorial Day!
Play through: Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Winter Drumline music
Block Schedule - Periods 1 & 2
6:45 a.m. Jazz Band - Finish Sing Sing Sing
12:50 p.m. Break / Eat lunch
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Concert Band Rehearsal in Band Room (color guard run cups)
Rehearsal Order: Cups, Frozen, Hunger Games, John Williams, Foundry, Treasure
NO LATE START - Block Schedule - Periods 3 & 4
6:45 a.m. Jazz Band - Pep Rally Review / Finalize Solos
4th Period: Set up equipment in Gym
12:50 p.m. Break / Eat lunch
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Rehearsal in Gym (color guard run cups)
Order: 1. Treasure, 2. Cups, 3. Foundry, 4. John Williams (Haskell), 5. Hunger Games (Ross), 6. Frozen
4:30 p.m. Boosters set up for concessions (hot dogs, candy, soda/water)
5:00 p.m. Change into tuxes/gowns Band Room
5:29 p.m. Downbeat in Band Room
5:45 p.m. Guard help sell concessions / Percussion help direct Elementary/Middle
6:00 p.m. Winds walk to Gym
6:15 p.m. Set up to run combined MS tunes
6:45 p.m. Standing by
7:00 p.m. Area Concert starts!
*Hand out treats to elementary & middle schoolers!
Please plan on helping to put away equipment after the concert.
Eat at Chick-fil-A! 6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.
No Jazz Band
Block Schedule - Periods 5 & 6
5th Period: Clean Band Room / Wind Ensemble pieces
11:30 a.m. Color Guard lunch recruiting at Ross!
2:30 - 5:00 p.m. Last Winter Drumline rehearsal/run-through!
Wear Jazz Band t-shirt and jeans to school.
6:45 a.m. Jazz Band - Run-through for Pep Rally
5th Period: Drumline/Jazz Band check in with 5th period teacher, then report to Band Room!
Rotation Rally! - Performances by Jazz Band & Winter Drumline
10:30 a.m. Banquet decorations / set up in MPR - Parent help needed.
Prom - Have fun!
End-of-Year Awards Banquet in MPR!!
1:00 p.m. Doors open / check in
1:30 p.m. Banquet starts!