Monday, November 28, 2016

Take A Chance At Fun!

This week we are having our Winter Drumline Try-It-Outs! It's for ALL percussionists, and for any and all other band members too! 
Even if you've never played a percussion instrument before, come on out and try it out - we think you'll like it!

Tuesday 11/29 and Thursday 12/1, in the THS Band Room - 5-8pm.
Come join us!!


Monday, November 21, 2016

Before the Parade Passes By... (And Playoffs, Round 4!!) - UPDATE!!! AND ANOTHER UPDATE!!!

So much happening during the upcoming holiday weekend! Here's what we know:
  • Tigard Bands will be marching in the My Macy's Holiday Parade on Friday November 25 in downtown Portland.
    • Parade practice is Tuesday after school
    • The parade begins at 8:45am in the North Park Blocks. We will depart at 6:30AM from THS, so arrive DRESSED AND READY at 6:15AM !!
    • Make sure you bring warm clothes (including fresh socks and shoes) to change into after the parade!! 
    • All students will change after the parade and hang their uniforms on the racks in the Band Truck.
    • Many Band Boosters will be gathering near the intersection of SW 4th and Alder to cheer on the Band!  
  • Tigard Football will be playing in the Semifinals that same day, at Providence Park in downtown Portland (SW 18th and Morrison) - Game time is noon.
    • Pep Band will be at Providence Park by 11:15am
    • Between the end of the parade and the arrival at Providence Park, the Band will be engaged in activities which will include eating. Details on where, what, and how will be forthcoming. Please bring $5 - $10 to cover food.
    • Band members who have made family plans for after the Parade will be excused from pepping. Please CLICK HERE TO EMAIL McKEE if YOUR student can not stay after the Parade for the game.
    • Buses will bring Band kids back to THS after the game. Projected ETA is 4pm.
 Watch this space - more information to come!!

Monday, November 14, 2016

Playoffs, Round Three (ROADTRIP!!)

Well, our boys took care of those Newberg Tigers in rather stunning fashion Friday night, so it's on to Round 3 - and when the team travels, so do we! 
The next opponent is the 6th-ranked Sheldon Irish of Eugene. Here are the details:
  • The game is Friday November 18 at Sheldon High School
  • Band students will be dismissed at 2:30
  • Buses will LEAVE at 2:45 
    • You must hurry from your class - no dawdling
    • Get everything you need from the band room ASAP
    • Buses will load in the Swim Center parking lot, by the cafeteria
  • We will stop for dinner before the game at Home Town Buffet (Springfield)
    • Your share of the dinner cost is $5
    • The remaining amount will be provided
  • Game time is 7pm
  • We will pep, pep, PEP for our team!
  • After the game we will head back to THS
  • Arrival at THS will be approximately 2 hours after the game ends - we'll post our ETA on the FB pages when we're on the way

PLEASE - dress warmly!! The current forecast calls for dry and cool in the evening - temperatures in the mid-to-low 40s.

If you CAN'T go (out of town, important family activity, etc), please let us know right away. Otherwise, we will plan on YOU

Questions? CLICK HERE to email McKee!

Friday, November 11, 2016

Football Playoffs, Round Two!

Our football boys are hosting Newberg (surprise!) for the 2nd round of the OSAA playoffs, so we're going to pep, pep, pep in the stands, AND we're going to present an encore performance of our award-winning field show for our home crowd! Here are the details:
  • Call time for everyone is 6pm
  • MB will be in uniform, and decorations are highly encouraged
  • Rumor has it there may be occasional dabbing, ala Dave and Craig
  • We'll be finished when the game is over, and this will (really) be the final field performance of our show
  • If/when the boys win, we will follow them to their next location and pep, pep, pep - either Lincoln (Portland) or Sheldon (Eugene) next Friday
See you all then!