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Next Week


1. Continue to clean Part 1

2. Have Part 2 performance ready for LD Bell game

3. Start work on Part 3

4. Review all stand tunes for LD Bell game

5. Have every student pass off Parts 1 & 2

EVENTS (this week):

1. Marching Rehearsals,

Monday – No School

Tuesday – 4:10pm-7:10pm

Wednesday – 4:10-7:10pm

Thursday – No Rehearsal

Friday – 4:10-6:10pm – Load buses @ 6:30pm for Mass Pep Rally at Stadium

2. Mass Pep Rally with Heath at Stadium

Friday – 7:30pm

Load buses @ 6:30pm

Black Band Shorts, Orange Band Shirt for this performance

Drill Team Block on field @ 7pm

Stand Tunes starting @ 7:15pm (alternating between RHS & RHHS)

Event starts @ 7:30pm

Combined performance of Hey Song and Hey Baby with RHHS Band

Following event, bus back to RHS

3. Football Game, SATURDAY @ AT&T Stadium vs. LD Bell HS

9:30 am Attendance block on practice field

Marching shoes, long black socks, uniform pants (with athletic shorts underneath), Band Show Shirt, Marching instrument. (Uniform jacket, hat in hat box stays inside)

9:30-10:15am Warm-up / Rehearse

10:15-10:30am Attendance block and uniform inspection inside band hall

10:15-10:45am Load truck

10:45am Load buses

11:00am Depart for AT&T Stadium

2:00pm Game start – BEAT LD Bell

5:00pm Load buses and return to Rockwall HS

After Return:

1) Unload Bus – Make sure all buses are clean!

2) Unload truck and return all instruments (YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN INSTRUMENT)

3) Make sure band hall is clean before you leave for home! DO NOT LEAVE YOUR UNIFORM OR ANY PART OF YOUR UNIFORM AT SCHOOL!!

7:00pm Parents pick up child



1. Trip Contract with $200 Deposit – DUE – Friday, September 5th

2. Part 2 pass off from memory with stepouts – Tuesday, September 2nd

3. Wind Ensemble – All-Region Pass-off, 1st half of 1st Etude – Thursday, September 4th


1. MONDAY, September 1 – NO SCHOOL

2. Cup Fundraiser money and order forms due

3. Home Game – vs. Mesquite Horn – Friday, September 12th

4. CiCi Pizza following Mesquite Horn game


Sounds of Summer Hamburger Dinner

Hello Orange Wave Band fans. On Friday night, August 22nd, the Orange Wave Band will be having a showcase from 6:30 to 7:00. At 7:00, the band boosters will be selling Hamburger dinners as a fundraiser!

Today’s Rehearsal Cancelled

Today’s rehearsal from 3-5 has been cancelled. See you all Monday. Spread the word!


Band Pool Party!!


New Calendar

Hello Orange Wave!

Attached is our calendar for the 2014-2015 school year: 2014-2015 RHS Calendar  Please understand that these dates are subject to change and there will be other dates added throughout the school year.  We will make sure to communicate any and all changes with everyone in a timely manner.  
Date Change….The scheduled parent boot camp meeting for Saturday, August 2nd, has been removed from the calendar.  
Calendar Addition…Please add a mandatory parent meeting for Tuesday, August 5th.  This meeting will start at 7pm in the RHS cafeteria.  This parent meeting will be for all band parents and we will cover important information for the entire school year.  Information regarding our band trip, fees, forms, band boosters, etc. will all be covered at this meeting.  Please plan on having at least one parent in attendance at this meeting.
Parents, we have many opportunities for you to get involved with the Orange Wave Band throughout the school year.  Whether you have a lot of time to devote or a tiny amount of time to devote, there are many ways to get involved and we need your help!  Please look for an e-mail coming soon with all of the opportunities you can get involved.  All of these opportunities will be discussed at the parent meeting on August 5th, and we will have booster parents in attendance to help answer any questions you might have.
Please let us know if you have any questions or if there is anything we can help with!

John Mays
Director of Bands
Rockwall High School

New Band Coordinator

Congratulations to John Mays – the new band coordinator for Rockwall High School!


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