Attention Band Parents!  If anyone has taken, or is willing to take pictures of the band at football games to post on social media, please call or text Wilson at (318) 218-4314, or email GJWILSON@caddoschools.org.

2018-2019 Band/Football Schedule

September 13 vs Donnie Bickham @ YDMS

September 25 vs CMCT @ YDMS

October 2 vs Fair Park @ YDMS

October 10 vs Broadmoor @ Lee Hedges

October 24 vs Ridgewood @ Lee Hedges

November 7- Playoffs

November 14- City Championships

All football games start at 5pm. Please be at the band room at 4:15 for roll call and to load buses for the games at Lee Hedges Stadium. Students may stay in the band room after school until the game. They will be supervised at all times and may not leave the band room for any reason. Please wear the band shirt, khaki pants (or shorts), and comfortable shoes (school dress applies). The game should be over by 6:30pm. Band students are allowed to have their phones at the games to use for emergencies or to call parents in the event of an unexpected delay. Phones may not be used for any other reason. Please pick-up students after the game by the band room (it’s the north-most parking lot). Games should be over by 6:30pm so plan accordingly (6:45 is a safe time to plan to arrive for pick-up).

Band Fees: The band fee is $25. Fee covers all band expenses. Pay fees at payforit.net or send cash or a check to the school office or band room.

Grades are given for tardies, behavior (character), participation, and all required performances.

In Mr. Wilson’s music class, two families of instruments are discussed: wind (air-powered) instruments, and percussion (struck) instruments.  Regardless of the instrument, students will learn to care for the instrument, read music, and play in a solo and ensemble setting. All beginning band students will play a wind instrument the first year.

All performances listed below are required for the 2nd and 5th period Intermediate/Advanced Bands.

  1. All football games listed above.
  2. Winter concert (early December) 6pm YDMS Auditorium
  3. Spring concert (late April or early May) 6pm YDMS Auditorium

Dress for football games:

Band shirt, Khaki pants or shorts, comfortable shoes. School dress applies: shirts tucked in, belt, no hats, ids are not required for band students at games.

Dress for concert performances:

Advanced band-Winter and Spring concert-Guys in ties, girls in dresses or something comparable. No semi-revealing clothing will be allowed on stage, please use good judgement.  All students participating in solo and ensemble, school dress is fine.

Call/text (318) 218-4314, or email GJWILSON@caddoschools.org if you have any questions.

Wilson