MAKING A BAND PAYMENT?
CASH/CHECK: Send to band office B150
INCOMING 9TH GRADE STUDENT INFORMATION
CALENDAR EVENT DATES 2022 - 2023
WEEKLY REHEARSAL SCHEDULE - **After school ( students will need to plan on eating snacks in advance of rehearsal)
Mondays: 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Tuesdays: 4:00pm – 6:30pm
Wednesdays: Day Off (unless we have a THURSDAY game that week or a Monday Holiday)
Thursdays: 4:00pm – 6:30pm
Fridays: Football Games (Home / Away)
STANDRIDGE STADIUM REHEARSALS
TBD MONDAY 5-9pm - students are picked up and dropped off by parents
2023 FOOTBALL GAME SCHEDULE
8/25/23 TH GRANDBURY (HOME)
9/2/23 FRI NEWMAN SMITH (HOME- VISITORS)
9/9/23 FRI LAKEWORTH (AWAY)
9/16/23 FRI SPRINGTOWN (AWAY)
9/23/23 FRI LAKE DALLAS (HOME) - HOMECOMING
9/30/23 FRI FRISCO EMERSON (AWAY)
10/07/23 FRI FRISCO INDEPENDENCE (HOME) 8th Grade Night ****
10/14/23 FRI DENTON HIGH SCHOOL (AWAY)
10/21/23 BYE WEEK
10/27/23 TH FRISCO MEMORIAL (SENIOR NIGHT)
11/4/23 FRI ARGYLE HS (AWAY)
2023 Marching Contest/ Band Events
8/13/23 SATURDAY PARENT PERFORMANCE (CHS)
09/24/23 SATURDAY PLANO DRUMLINE CONTEST
10/01/23 SATURDAY MIDLOTHIAN MARCHING CONTEST
10/08/23 SATURDAY SPRINGTOWN MARCHING CONTEST
10/17/23 MONDAY UIL MARCHING CONTEST
10/22/23 SATURDAY AREA MARCHING CONTEST
11/12/23 SATURDAY LEWISVILLE DRUMLINE CONTEST
ALL REGION AUDITIONS
11/28/23 MON Phase 1 Woodwinds
11/29/23 TUE Phase 1 Brass & Percussion
12/3/23 SAT Phase 2 & 9th grade auditions
CONCERT BAND PERFORMANCES
12/6/23 TUE CHSBAND WINTER CONCERT
2/13/24 TUE WINDSYM/ HONORS COMBINED CONCERT
3/30/24 TH PREUIL CONCERT (RANCHVIEW)
4/13/24 WED UIL CONCERT & SIGHTREADING EVALUATIONS
4/27/24 THURS CHSBAND SPRING CONCERT
BOOSTER CONTACTS 2022-2023
DEDICATED TO OUR STUDENTS, DIRECTORS AND BAND PROGRAM
CREEKVIEW HIGH SCHOOL BAND BOOSTER CLUB
BAND PRACTICE INFO
MARCHING BAND Schedule: 3 afterschool rehearsals.
Monday - 4 :00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesday – :400pm - 6:30pm
Wednesday - Day off
Thursday - 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Friday - GAME DAY
TEMPERATURE / OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: Both Band and Athletics utilize data from the WBGT index. It takes into account the current temperature plus the heat index for its calculation. We have protocol in place to protect our students through the suggested tiers of hot weather.
WHAT TO WEAR: It may be warm for a while still so for the time being, we encourage that all our kids come to practice with comfortable running shoes/ no high tops. Athletic shorts/ short sleeve T shirts, hats, sunglasses and their facemasks.
WHAT TO BRING:
· 1 Gallon of Water or a Large Water Jug (iced)
o No sharing of water, snacks or equipment
o Drink plenty of water THE DAY BEFORE REHEARSAL
· Flip Folder – with music / Labeled with students NAME/instrument
· Music – inside their flip folder
· Instrument – any additional equipment needed
RESTROOMS: Some rehearsals may have limited use of restrooms due as we’ll have our band staff working with / instructing students. Students should utilize the restrooms closes to the auditorium.
DROP OFF: We will have ALL Band students dropped off for band practice at the North CHSBAND practice lot – parents can then exit by driving through and around the back side of CHS. If a parent would like to stay in their cars and wait they can do so in the student lot or faculty lot as long as there is an open space. Please be patient in the lot if we have a traffic build up and please do NOT honk – as to not distract our students/ teachers. Students will need to have all their equipment/water with them at drop off and will NOT be entering the school unless they are approved by the directors based on instrument storage needs.
PICK UP: When we finish rehearsals – students will participate in a BAND DISMISSAL and then can move towards their designated pick up locations. Students are expected to adhere to social distancing BEFORE, DURING and AFTER each practice – this includes during WALKING to a car or band hall or set destination. Be flexible with students and plan to be available for your student so that they have time to travel or prepare for their next scheduled class or event.
WATER, WATER, WATER : most students have experienced a longer term indoors this past 6 months and will need to be conscious of dehydration. We are asking that all our students be conscious about drinking clear fluids the night before rehearsal, in the morning prior to attending and throughout the band practice in order to avoid dehydration. A small plastic bottle of water WILL NOT BE ENOUGH. Plan ahead so your student maintains healthy hydration!
REHEARSAL ATTENDANCE: this is SUCH an important piece for us. Students/ families have selected a choice of enrollment (Traditional on-campus / remote learning) Remote students have the great option of attending extracurricular classes live during the day and also attending our scheduled rehearsals before and afterschool. WE NEED TO KNOW that we can count on your student to be present at rehearsals or to identify if they will be Virtual Only. We will be at the mercy of your ATTENDANCE to learn and meet our daily goals through individuals, sections, ensemble and program.
· Stretch and Run (physical conditioning)
· Marching Fundamentals
· Sectionals (small groups) – Section Leader based
· Warm up Block / Music block
· Learning Drill
· Full Ensemble Block/guard, perc, band – cleaning drill
Fan Pledge Fundraiser: Schedule in August each year! This is the most successful and collaborative way we fundraise with our students and fan base.
PRIVATE LESSONS – will be a very important support system for our students, we ask and hope to have 95% or more enrollment in our lessons program to help advance our students proficiency and level of enjoyment in band! We’ve got about 6 months of deficiency to overcome. Together (class room instruction, virtual assignments, lesson study and parental support / encouragement) we will be able to bring our kids back up to speed. Lessons are an expense, but more importantly an INVESTMENT in your child and a strong support from parents to further promote their skill, musicianship and enjoyment.
*Scholarship assistance application available in the lessons contact page. This is due by Aug 21st - All requests will be reviewed by a scholarship committee and awarded on a need basis. LATE APPLICATIONS will not be accepted as funds will have been allocated. Awards available after Sep 8th. Questions? Email me – email@example.com
CHS Principal Joe LaPuma sent out an email on Parent Square. We have about 1500 students enrolled. He announced that we would be shifting to a Block Schedule – this would put 4 classes on an A day and 4 classes on a B day.
CREEKVIEW MUSIC FOLDER - You can print off anything you need and begin organizing your music for the fall!
LETTERMAN JACKETS - order your jacket now!! All students are eligible – including freshmen to order our AMAZING and UNIQUE to Band Letterman Jackets. When you order one now – you’ll be able to get yours in by the time the game season gets cold! Don’t wait. Use the link below to find the order form, sizing and contact information for MECA JACKETS through Yolanda McCormick
We have the following items and can sell them to you and have you pick up at school
Flip folders $5
Clar Reeds $3
B.clar Reeds $5
Asax Reeds $3
Tsax Reeds $5
Bsax Reeds $5
MARCHING BAND GUIDES: we finally have a starting document of technique and review of our marching style and introduction to basics.
Click on our MARCHING GUIDE to browse and begin learning!
JOIN US: CASTING FOR CREEKVIEW GUARD NOW!
What is Color Guard?
Color Guard is a performance activity that involves dancing and spinning flags, rifles, and sabres. During the fall season, color guard performs with the marching band at football games, pep rallies, and local/national competitions. During the winter/spring seasons, color guard performs indoors, separate from the band at competitions both local and nationally. Please watch this short video HERE to see what we do.
Who can join?
ANY student that will attend CHS for the 2020-2021 school year. Boys and girls both welcome! No experience is necessary, we will teach you how to do it! Most of our members show up with zero experience, and we have a great staff that can teach anyone how to do it.
We are currently accepting members for the 2020-2021 school year! Please fill out this form for more information about tryouts and color guard in general. Even if you’re not quite sure yet, signing up is a great way to learn more about it and see if it’s something you’d enjoy!
**Color Guard fulfills both your Fine Arts and P.E. credit requirements for high school.**
If you have any questions, please send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
RANK ONE: Medical History/PHYSICALS
UPLOAD YOUR MEDICAL/PHYSICALS ON RANKONE:
Instructions for filling out Band Paperwork
1. Log on to Rank One – www.rankonesport.com
2. Click “Fill out Electronic Forms” - top right corner
3. Click on State – TX
4. Click on Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD
5. You may register for an account if you wish before signing the paperwork – click on “Register Now!”
6. Click on “Electronic Participation Forms” – on the top of the screen in black
a. Click on “CFBISD Emergency Form”
i. Fill out Student name, ID number, and click on Creekview for school attending – on top (must use legal name that the school has non file)
ii. Fill out the Athletic emergency form as completely as possible
iii. Sign – student and parent both sign
iv. Click submit – at bottom of the page
b. Click on “Medical History”
i. Fill out Medical History of student
7. Click on “Download and Print”
a. Click Physical (if needed)
ii. Fill out Medical History and both parent and student sign the bottom
iii. Take Filled out medical history and blank Physical Exam form to your doctor to fill out and sign
iv. Recommendation – make a copy for your records -
v. Scan and fax to Coach Sundquist (email@example.com) or Turn in one copy to Coach Sundquist or Coach Fonken-Crouch (Staff Athletic Trainers)
8. If you have completed your participation physical already – please email to Rob Sundquist – Head Athletic Trainer – firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical History Form / Physical
BAND ACTIVITY PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL HISTORY FORMS?
All RETURNING Band members that have a Physical on file for the Academic School year.
QUESTIONS? Email Mr. Denis: email@example.com
Link to Medical History Form –
It is in the best interest of your child’s health and safety to schedule your appointment with your child’s primary care physician or local clinic, early, in order to be ready for the fall.
LINKS OF INTEREST
CFBISD WEBSITE - Click here for the latest information
CFB Digital Resources for Students - click here for info on each campus student resources
AP COLLEGE BOARD - Click here for information about AP Exams
SAT TESTING - Click here for information about SAT testing
ACT TESTING - Click here for information about ACT testing
TEXAS UIL - Click here for information regarding UIL Athletics, Academics, Music
Texas Education Agency - Click here for information regarding TEA updates
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS FOR THE BAND PROGRAM
BAND REGISTRATION REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
CHS PRIVATE LESSONS PROGRAM