Armuchee Bands

06/20/22

Please view the link for a special announcement and email any questions to Mr. Bates, thanks!: https://bit.ly/3O6Geja

Past Announcements

05/24/22

Please follow the link to view important information about graduation: https://bit.ly/38h2K9n

05/17/22

This coming Friday, May 20, we are excited to bring back our annual block party! This event will be hosted at the stadium of Armuchee High School at 6:00 pm. Our boosters will provide hamburgers and hotdogs for band students and their families in grades 5-12.

We will also host a kickball tournament!!!

Everyone who plans to attend should fill out the form linked here.

Please email Mr. bates with any questions, thanks!

04/17/22

Greetings! Please read through the information below regarding 2022-2023 marching band camps happening this week! Please contact Mr. Bates with any questions, thanks!

  • Rookie Camp: Monday - Thursday 3:30 - 5:00pm

    • students with less than two years of marching band experience are required to attend this camp

  • Color Guard Camp: Monday - Thursday 3:30 - 5:00pm

    • students who want to audition to be a member of the color guard are required to attend this camp

  • Percussion Camp: Tuesday - Friday 3:30 - 5:00pm

    • all percussion students who want to be a member of the marching band are required to attend this camp

04/12/22

CLICK HERE to view the band calendar for April

CLICK HERE to view the band calendar for May

03/31/22

Students need about $30 for food

Final Itinerary: https://bit.ly/3IMv3ZH

Purchase tickets: https://bit.ly/3LpLeOa

03/28/22

Click here to view all details for Winter Guard finals this week https://bit.ly/3IGFLRf

Email Mr. Bates with questions


AHS Band website: http://bit.ly/2CAcpaA

03/22/22

Winter guard competition week schedule: https://bit.ly/3wsBX3t

AHS Band website: http://bit.ly/2CAcpaA

03/21/22

The previous schedule update left off the competition this Saturday. Here is the corrected one: https://bit.ly/3JsXoW5

03/02/22

CLICK HERE to view the final reminders for LGPE on Friday, March 4 at Pepperell High School. Please email Mr. Bates with any questions.

02/25/22

CLICK HERE to view the information concerning LGPE next Friday (March 4). Please email Mr. Bates with any questions.

02/21/22

CLICK HERE to view winter guard schedule this week

9-12 Symphonic Band rehearsals on Wednesday and Friday 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

7-8 Grade Concert Band rehearsal on Thursday 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM at AMS

02/11/22

Newly elected booster officers

  • President: Kelley Fuller

  • Vice President: Runoff to occur at next booster meeting

  • Treasurer: Christi Hughes

  • Secretary: Mandy Buckenham

  • Parent Liaisons: Beth Taft and Kerrie Jager

02/01/22

CLICK HERE to view the winter guard schedule and details for this week

01/31/22

Follow the links below to view updated calendars

February (Middle School) - https://bit.ly/3ukgHMB

February (High School) - https://bit.ly/3ueffuR

Full-year - https://bit.ly/3AzZtvE

01/27/22

CLICK HERE to view the required paperwork to volunteer/chaperone.

01/26/22

The UPDATED BAND CALENDAR (click link to view) contains all dates known as of this post for the entirety of 2022. This calendar includes all camps, football games, competition dates, and concerts known at this time.


11/02/21

Please click on the image to view the information for our final football game this season.

10/24/21

The first two PDFs display information about the game on FRIDAY. The third PDF displays information about the competition on SATURDAY

10/17/21

The first two images display information about the game on THURSDAY. The third image displays information about the competition on SATURDAY

10/06/21

Please click on the image to view a special update about policies and procedures for the football game this week!


CLICK HERE to visit Lakewood Stadium's website to view additional information.

10/04/21

Please click on the image to view our FULL SCHEDULE for this week

09/23/21

Please click on the images to view information about our HOME FOOTBALL GAME THIS WEEK!!!

09/16/21

Please click on the images to view information about our HOME FOOTBALL GAME TOMORROW!!!

09/02/21

Please click on the images to view information about our FIRST AWAY FOOTBALL GAME TOMORROW!!!

08/26/21

Please click on the images to view information about our FIRST FOOTBALL GAME TOMORROW!!!

08/16/21

Greetings! We need EVERYONE to sign up for concessions by this Friday, August 20. Remember, everyone who is planning to receive the discounted marching band fee rate must work at least three games. Please CLICK HERE to sign up for concessions.

There is a band booster COMPETITION MEETING this Tuesday at 6:30 PM in the high school band room. We will start planning the many details of our competition at this meeting. We need EVERYONE AVAILABLE to attend.

Marching band sectionals (small group practices) begin tomorrow! All sectionals occur after practice and will end at 7:00 PM.

Items due TOMORROW, August 17:

  • Medical Form

Items due this Friday, August 20:

08/13/21

Greetings! A packet containing VERY IMPORTANT information was sent home with your marching band student today! If they did not receive one, they do not have Mr. Bates for a class or they were absent today from my class. Links to the forms sent home today are listed below. Please contact Mr. Bates if you have any questions, thanks!

  • Our second annual raffle started today!!! Students must sell the 15 tickets contained in their envelope. Please fill out the white portion of the ticket, separate it, and return it with payment to Mr. Bates. Additional tickets can be requested by email.

  • Medical/Travel forms were sent home today. These must be filled out, signed, and returned by Monday. These are similar to the ones sent out last March, but some information has been updated and your information may have changed since then.

  • Parent Show Shirt orders are due next Friday (August 20). Order forms were included in the packet sent home today.

08/09/21

  1. Our show shorts are being imprinted with specific text on them. We will be collecting them from each student in order to print on them. Please wash students' show shorts and return to Mr. Bates on or before Wednesday, August 11. Please return in a plastic bag with the marching member's name on the bag.


  1. Parents can order show shirts matching their kids! Order forms are due on or before Friday, August 20. Order forms can be obtained from Mr. Bates and can be found here: (CLICK HERE FOR SHOW SHIRT ORDER FORM)

08/08/21

It's time to sign up for football concessions! Remember, you must choose at least 3 games in order to receive the discounted marching band rate.

We could use the help, so please sign up for more than 3 if you can! We can't wait to have a great year!!!

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

08/02/21

Pictures are tomorrow! Please remember each of the items covered in the Post Band Camp Schedule pictured to the right. The breakdown for uniforms tomorrow is:

  • Winds/Perc: Black shoes & socks, bibbers, show shirt

  • Guard: Full uniform and tan shoes

  • Managers: Show shirt and show shorts

Post Band Camp Schedule Week 2

08/01/21

Post Band Camp Schedule Week 2

PDF File of Picture Form

DUE: Tuesday, 8/3/21

Image File of Picture Form

DUE: Tuesday, 8/3/21

Year-long, semester, and monthly calendars can be viewed by selecting the calendar link on this website.


07/09/21

Thank you to those of you who attended the meeting last night! We are excited to get this marching season started! We are still in need of volunteers to supervise students during our two weeks of band camp and also need fruit donations for our two weeks of camp. Please use the links below to sign up to help! The packet of information that was handed out last night is also included below. As always, please email Mr. Bates and Mrs. Hurt if you have questions or need assistance, thanks!

  • CLICK HERE TO DONATE FRUIT: You can donate as much fruit as you'd or are able. Please bring the fruit on the day you're scheduled. We cannot store fruit at the school during the two weeks of camp.

  • CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER TO SUPERVISE: We need parents to volunteer for two-hour time segments in order to ensure our students have proper supervision. You can sign up for as many times as you'd like.

  • CLICK HERE TO VIEW PARENT PACKET: This is the packet of information that was given out at the meeting. Please take some time to read through the information. It is critical that you stay informed about the events taking place with our band program!

06/25/21

Band camp starts on July 12 at 9:00 AM! We need fruit donations and parent volunteers to help with supervision of students during the two weeks of camp. Please click on the links below to assist with the needs for band camp, thanks!

CLICK HERE TO DONATE FRUIT: You can donate as much fruit as you'd or are able. Please bring the fruit on the day you're scheduled. We cannot store fruit at the school during the two weeks of camp.

CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER TO SUPERVISE: We need parents to volunteer for two-hour time segments in order to ensure our students have proper supervision. You can sign up for as many times as you'd like.