Thursday, March 24, 2016

Winthrop University Jazz Combo Work Shop Tonight 6:30pm-7:45pm (optional)

If you are interested in going down to Winthrop University for Jazz Combos we will car pool after Jazz Band.  It starts at 6:30pm and ends at 7:45pm We should be back by 8:15pm. This is optional for anyone who wants to learn more about Jazz.

Jazz Band Rehearsal Today!

WINTER GUARD AND INDOOR DRUM LINE REHEARSAL TODAY!

Class 3-24-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Winter Guard Schedule for Saturday

The winter guard will have their last performance of the season this Saturday on 3-26-16. The winter guard performs at the Winthrop Coliseum in Rock Hill SC at the CWEA Championships. The guard has truly been successful this season. I am very proud of all of the student’s accomplishments in this ensemble.  Here is some important information about the event this Saturday:
GUARD SCHEDULE
-          Meet at FHS by 7am.
-          Guard students will car pool to the event. We will leave FHS at 7:20am.
-          We will arrive at Winthrop Coliseum by 8am
-          Hair and Makeup needs to be done before coming to FHS
-          Guard Performs at Winthrop Coliseum at 9:24am ($15 admission for parents)
-          Award Ceremony is at 10:30pm for Guard. (Full Retreat)
-          If students need to leave the event they must speak to Mr. Gibson.

Address:
Winthrop Coliseum
701 Oakland Ave
 Rock Hill, SC 29733


All guard members can leave after awards.   If you need to leave the event you must speak to Mr. Gibson. If you have any questions please email or call. 

Indoor Drum line Schedule for Saturday

The indoor drum line will have their last performance of the season on 3-26-16 at the CWEA Championships. The drum line performs at Rock Hill High School in Rock Hill SC. I am very proud of all of the student’s accomplishments in this ensemble.  Here is some important information about the event this Saturday:
DRUM LINE SCHEDULE
-          Students report to FHS at 6am
-          Students will rehearse from 6am-8:30am
-          Drum line students will car pool to the event. We will leave FHS at 9:15am.
-          We will arrive at Rock Hill High School by 10am
-          We Perform at Rock Hill High School at 11:50am ($15 admission for parents)
-          Award Ceremony is at 4:30pm for Percussion.
-          Students can leave the event AFTER AWARDS.

Address:
Rock Hill High School  
320 W Springdale Rd
Rock Hill, SC 29730


All percussion members can leave with their ride after awards. If you have any questions please email or call. 

Drum Line Rehearsal Tomorrow!

Guard Rehearsal Tomorrow!

Class 3-23-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

Monday, March 21, 2016

Indoor Drum Line Rehearsal 4pm-8pm THIS THURSDAY.

Guard Rehearsal Tonight 7pm-9pm

Symphonic Band MPA Today!!

All 4th period Symphonic Band students will be going to Hickory Ridge High School tomorrow for Concert Festival.(MPA) 

We perform at 7pm.  It is a free concert open to the public.  

Students need to report to the Band room at 4:30pm.  
The Bus will leave at 4:45pm
We perform at 7pm
ETA back to FHS is 9pm

Class 3-21-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

The New Kid!!


Sunday, March 20, 2016

Symphonic Band MPA Tomorrow 3-21-16

All 4th period Symphonic Band students will be going to Hickory Ridge High School tomorrow for Concert Festival.(MPA) 

We perform at 7pm.  It is a free concert open to the public.  

Students need to report to the Band room at 4:30pm.  
The Bus will leave at 4:45pm
We perform at 7pm
ETA back to FHS is 9pm


Friday, March 18, 2016

Guard and Percussion Competition Tomorrow at Northwest Guilford High School

Indoor Drum Line Rehearsal Tonight 4pm-8pm

Jazz Band meets at FHS tomorrow at 8am for the Northwestern Jazz Festival

Class 3-18-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

Leadership Applications are Due Today at the Leadership Meeting! (3pm-4:15pm)

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Class 3-17-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Catch of the Day!!





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Class 3-16-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

INDOOR DRUM LINE WILL PRACTICE ON THURSDAY MARCH 24th 4-8 NOT ON MARCH 25th

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Class 3-15-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

INDOOR DRUM LINE @ NORTHWEST GUILFORD 3-19-16

The indoor drum line will have their second performance of the season on 3-19-16. The drum line performs at Northwest Guilford High School in Greensboro NC. I am very proud of all of the student’s accomplishments in this ensemble.  Here is some important information about the event this Saturday:
DRUM LINE SCHEDULE
-          Students report to FHS at 9am
-          Students will rehearse from 9am-11:45am
-          Drum line students will car pool to the event. We will leave FHS at 12pm.
-          We will arrive at Northwest Guilford by 3pm
-          We Perform at Northwest Guilford High School at 5:30pm ($10 admission for parents)
-          Award Ceremony is at 8:15pm for Percussion.
-          Students can leave the event AFTER THEY Perform with a note from their parents.

Address:
Northwest Guilford High School
5240 NW School Rd
Greensboro, NC 27409


All percussion members can leave with their ride after they perform.   If you decided to take your child after we perform please let Mr. Gibson or a staff member know. However, we really would like for the drum line to stay to watch the other percussion groups that perform later in the evening if possible. Again, if you decided to take your child we will need a note before you. If you have any questions please email or call. 

GUARD @ NORTHWEST GUILFORD 3-19-16

The winter guard will have a performance this Saturday on 3-19-16. The winter guard performs at Northwest Gilford High School in Greensboro NC. I am very proud of all of the student’s accomplishments in this ensemble.  Here is some important information about the event this Saturday:
GUARD SCHEDULE
-          Guard students will car pool to the event. We will leave FHS at 6:30am.
-          We will arrive at Northwest Guilford by 9am
-          Hair and Makeup will be done when you get to Northwest Guilford
-          Guard Performs at Northwest Guilford High School at 11:21am ($10 admission for parents)
-          Award Ceremony is at 3:30pm for Guard.
-          Students can leave the event AFTER THEY PERFORM

Address:
Northwest Guilford High School
5240 NW School Rd
Greensboro, NC 27409


If you plan on staying the night on Friday please meet at Northwest Guilford by 9am. We will need to know if you will be staying the night before or carpooling up the day of.  Please have your child notify Mr. Gibson or Mr. Wade with your plans before Thursday’s rehearsal.
All guard members can leave with their ride after they perform.   If you decided to take your child please let Mr. Gibson or a staff member know. We will need a note before you leave stating that you will take your child after the event. If you have any questions please email or call.


Monday, March 14, 2016

4th period Symphonic Band has a Guest Clinician coming in during 4th. Period

3rd Period Playing Tests Today!

Class 3-14-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

Congratulations Indoor Drum Line and Winter Guard

Congratulations to the Indoor Drum Line members for receiving 3rd place and the Winter Guard for receiving 8th place this past weekend at Ardrey Kell. Keep up the great work.  You will receive information about this weekends competition by tomorrow.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Drum Line Rehearsal Tonight From 4pm-8pm

Class 3-11-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

Thursday, March 10, 2016

A smile is happiness you'll find right under your nose. - Tom Wilson

Winthrop University Jazz Combos Tonight (optional)

If you are interested in going down to Winthrop University for Jazz Combos we will car pool after Jazz Band.  It starts at 6:30pm and ends at 7:45pm We should be back by 8:15pm. This is optional for anyone who wants to learn more about Jazz.

Jazz Combos Today After School

Jazz Band Today After School 3:30-5:30pm

Class 3-10-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Drum Line Schedule for Saturday

The indoor drum line will have their second performance of the season on 3-12-16. The drum line performs at Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte NC. I am very proud of all of the student’s accomplishments in this ensemble.  Here is some important information about the event this Saturday:
DRUM LINE SCHEDULE
-          Students report to FHS at 8am
-          Drum line students will car pool to the event. We will leave FHS at 10am.
-          We will arrive at Ardrey Kell by 11am
-          We will help pull the guards mat out for their performance at 11:32am
-          We Perform at Ardrey Kell High School at 6:50pm ($10 admission for parents)
-          Award Ceremony is at 9:45pm for Percussion.
-          Students can leave the event AFTER THEY Perform with a note from their parents.

Address:
Ardrey Kell High School
10220 Ardrey Kell Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277


All percussion members can leave with their ride after they perform.   If you decided to take your child after we perform please let Mr. Gibson or a staff member know. However, we really would like for the drum line to stay to watch the other percussion groups that perform later in the evening if possible. Again, if you decided to take your child we will need a note before you. If you have any questions please email or call. 

Guard Schedule for Saturday

The winter guard will have a performance this Saturday on 3-12-16. The winter guard performs at Ardrey Kell High School in Charlotte NC. I am very proud of all of the student’s accomplishments in this ensemble.  Here is some important information about the event this Saturday:
GUARD SCHEDULE
-          Guard students will car pool to the event. We will leave FHS at 8am.
-          We will arrive at Ardrey Kell by 9am
-          Hair and Makeup will be done when you get to Audrey Kell
-          Guard Performs at Ardrey Kell High School at 11:32am ($10 admission for parents)
-          Award Ceremony is at 5:30pm for Guard.
-          Students can leave the event AFTER THEY HELP PULL INDOOR DRUMLINEFLOOR AT 6:50pm

Address:
Ardrey Kell High School
10220 Ardrey Kell Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277

All guard members can leave with their ride after they help pull the floor for indoor drum line.   If you decided to take your child after we pull their floor please let Mr. Gibson or a staff member know. We will need a note before you leave stating that you will take your child after the event. If you have any questions please email or call. 

Class 3-9-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

Monday, March 7, 2016

Catch of the day


Indoor Drumline rehearsal 4-7

Guard Rehearsal 7-9 Tonight

Class 3-7-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

Friday, March 4, 2016

THE SAGA CONTINUES...


LEADERSHIP MEETING TODAY AFTER SCHOOL 3:15pm-4pm

Class 3-4-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

Thursday, March 3, 2016

CLASS 3-3-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)

BAND BOOSTER MEETING TONIGHT AT 8pm

WINTERGUARD REHEARSAL TODAY 7pm-9pm

JAZZ BAND REHEARSAL TODAY 3:30-5:30

MANDATORY REHEARSAL FOR 4TH Period TODAY 5:30pm-8:00pm

4th Period Students,

We will have a guest clinician coming out this Thursday from 5:30pm-8:pm.  This is a mandatory rehearsal.  If you are not there you will receive a 0% for a test grade. Please make sure you are there on time. 

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

MANDATORY REHEARSAL FOR 4TH Period THIS THURSDAY 5:30pm-8:00pm

4th Period Students,

We will have a guest clinician coming out this Thursday from 5:30pm-8:pm.  This is a mandatory rehearsal.  If you are not there you will receive a 0% for a test grade. Please make sure you are there on time. 

Class 3-1-16

SWBAT: WARM UP ON THEIR INSTRUMENT WITH THEIR BAND BOOK. (3rd/4th period)

SWBAT Rehearse Concert Band Music!(3rd period)

SWBAT: Rehearse fundamentals.(3rd period)
SWBAT: Sight read new Music(4th period)

SWBAT: Go over rules and regulations for each class period.
SWBAT: See white board for HW and specific practice information on what we go over in class on a daily basis.

SWBAT: Review HW daily via Mr. Gibson.
SWBAT: Rehearse Symphonic Band Music!(4th)
SWBAT: Understand basic music theory.(All Classes)
SWBAT: practice piano fundamentals.(2nd period)

SWBAT: practice guitar fundamentals. (2nd period)
SWBAT: practice percussion fundamentals.(2nd period)