Weekly Update 9/3/17

3 Sep

Band Update Week of 9/4/17


First home game of the season was amazing!  Great half-time show and great vibe in the band stands, just what the football team wants!  Hope everyone enjoys the long weekend, get some rest and relaxation! 

Here’s what’s happening this week in the Shark Band:


Monday, Sept. 4th:

Happy Labor Day- NO SCHOOL


Tuesday, Sept. 5th:

Band practice 6pm-8:15pm

Bring your water and stay hydrated, it’s still hot out there!  Winter is coming, not!  Any coupon books and/or money needs to be in.  Apparel and decals can be picked up before or after practice.  This will also be the last day to order apparel for this year.


Thursday, Sept. 7th:

Band practice 6pm-8:15pm

It’s Thursday, make sure you wear your band shirt!  We have extra shirts for sale, $10 each.


Friday, Sept. 8th:

Home game vs. Monsignor Edward Pace 7pm.

Call time for volunteers is 5pm, students 5:30pm.  Don’t forget money for food or your food coupon!

*We still need 34 volunteers for this game.  Help includes grill, concessions, equipment, and chaperones.  Visit the website to view openings and sign up, www.gchsharkband.com.


Saturday, Sept. 9th:

Disney!!!!!  Call time for volunteers is 4:15am, students call time is 4:30am.  All CCPS rules apply to this trip.  Attached to this email is the Disney itinerary.  Disney Trip Info


San Antonio trip payment of $150 was due Sept. 1st.  Next payment of $225 is due on Oct. 1st.  Last payment of $225 is due Nov. 1st.

Don’t forget you can earn $25 in your student account is you and your parent work concession for non-varsity games.  There are several openings, visit the volunteer opportunities section on the website to start earning your student share!!!!!!!  You must have worked at least one varsity concessions game to qualify for this!


CCPS is still working on getting us new badges, a little birdie told me hopefully this week.  If we do not have them, last year volunteers please wear the badge you have.  New volunteers, please remember to wear a volunteer polo or band shirt and if you can, stop into the front office to get a temporary id. Volunteer Fair Flyer 2017-18


Elvis tidbit:

Everyone knows about Elvis’ iconic 1956 pink Cadillac.  But did you know he also owned a nearly identical model in purple?  Both cars are on display at the Graceland Museum.



Carolyn Bradtmiller

Secretary, GCHS Band Aid Club

Corresponding Secretary