Welcome to the 2021-22 School year!

Welcome to the home of the Central Valley High School Band program. Our program serves over 100 band and colorguard students through a comprehensive list of curricular and extra-curricular performing ensembles.

We continue to thank our proud community support from the Spokane Valley and our Band Booster club. Please use this site to both learn about our programs and to get connected with our upcoming events.

CVMB22 Marching Band


June 14th at 7pm in the CV Theatre

        • help us get you connected with ways your particular skills can be best used

        • this will get the right volunteer coordinator in touch with you, rather than us grasping at straws

        • needs to be completed with registration, one per parent if you can

        • you should also complete a CVSD Volunteer Application if you plan to do ANY overnighters, incl. travel/chaperoning

        • This is our district's online medical authorization to treat, and our release forms .

        • Please complete this WITH REGISTRATION, due June 15th.

        • TIP: make sure you register the student and NOT the parent

        • Please complete this by August 17th

        • You can email Marie Hamilton at with any questions.

        • signed by medical examiner/doctor by August 15th

        • you may check status of students physical by emailing Marie Hamilton at

        • physicals can be emailed to

        • cannot expire before November 1st

Chaperone Sign Ups (Available at Parent info night 6/14)

        • chaperoning this season will be a lot of fun, potential overnight events are pending safety/approval

        • hopefully this helps you get involved with the performance trips

        • get lined up with the best selection of chaperoning assignments

        • you must complete a CVSD Volunteer Application (found below, start now)

        • don't listen to your kid, they WANT YOU ON THE ROAD with them!

PE Waiver (optional)

        • This must be completed, and returned to the office by August 17th

        • This is not to give you credit for PE, it is to change your required PE Credit to an Elective (Marching Band)

        • completed before August 15th

        • for students and families to review, no signature required

        • please return to MAIN OFFICE on August 16th

        • only if your student plans on taking prescription meds while on campus

        • please return to MAIN OFFICE by August 15th

        • only if your student plans on using Over-the-Counter medications on campus

CVMB21 Communication / Text Appfor Students / Parents / Staff

Parent Communication / Text Appfor Parents / Staff


Colorguard is an integral part of the Central Valley High School Marching Band! Colorguard members are the visual story tellers who incorporate the use of what we call THE TRIAD: body/dance, drill/movement, and equipment/flag or faux weapons like riffles and sabers from the military tradition of silent drill teams.

You instantly become part of the award-winning Central Valley HS Band program. Anyone is welcome to be a member of the colorguard. We want to introduce you to the skills and help you join Central Valley HS Marching Band - a place where you can meet a lot of fantastic people and perform with an amazing program.

We are hosting an Open Call for students to come and work out with some amazing volunteer coaches, and to ask questions about the program.

We interested expect students to have very little or even NO experience. You are welcome no matter what. It'll be our job to help you grow into the best version of you! So come give it a try!

All members must attend the virtual Marching Band Registration night on Tuesday, June 15th to complete their application process. Please email Mrs. Barrett with any questions at



Wednesday, May 25th, 2022

Thursday, May 26th, 2022

3:00pm - 6:00pm

@ Central Valley HS

Wear sporty clothes to move in, bring water, and an open mind to meeting a bunch of new people to start with Colorguard!

Marching Band Informational Night

June 14th at 7pm in the CV Theatre


A night for CVHS families to get information from their school's band directors. Details on the agenda include discussion of the summer marching band camp dates, potential percussion and colorguard summer mini-camps, expected fees/costs, and of course to discuss any questions we can answer for you as you register.

Registration will be available until June 15th, and include ALL necessary CVSD forms that accompany participation in ALL school athletic/activities.

2021 Central Valley Percussion Workshop

Percussion Placement

We will hold an open workshop for students who want to participate in the CVHS Marching Band percussion program next school year, 2021 - 2022. The workshop is meant to give you a chance to work with the band staff and experienced students to help assess and grow your current skill level so you are prepared and placed on the correct instrument for marching band.

Students who currently are in the 9th, 10th or 11th grade are expected attend, as are 8th graders from Evergreen MS, Greenacres, North Pines MS and Selkirk MS - who expect to attend either CVHS or Ridgeline HS in 2021 - 2022. Times and materials are highlighted below, if you do not come to these events - we do not know if you want to be part of the incredible marching band experiences BOTH schools will offer - please make sure we see you. Come to all of the workshops or just the two for the instrument you want to work on the most, bring the printed packet downloadable with the respective dates. Always come to CVSD buildings with a signed SYMPTOM VERIFICATION FORM, available below.

All members must attend the Marching Band Registration night on Tuesday, June 14th at 7pm to complete their application process. Please email Mrs. Barrett with questions,


Wednesday, MAY 25th @ 3:00-6:00pm (CV Band Room)

Thursday, MAY 26th @ 3:00-6:00pm (CV Band Room)

Rudimental Drum Workshop Packet (download PDF)

Mallet Workshop Packet (download PDF)

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