22Oct/18

Announcements Week of 10/22/2018

•  It’s State Finals Week!!!  Plan on great rehearsals Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of this week.  Dress for the weather!

•  Doors for Friday’s football game at Glenoak will open at 4:45 PM.  Senior speeches at 5:10 PM, Buses roll at 5:30 PM.  Bring raincoats!

•  Sunday OMEA State Marching Band Finals:  Doors open at 8:15 AM, buses depart at 9AM.  It may be a bit chilly, so if you feel the need to wear a layer under your uniform, please remember that it must be a thin UnderArmour type material.  No jeans, sweats, etc.  Bring raincoats!!  We will stop at Tuttle Crossing Mall on the way home for a meal stop so you will need to bring some cash for the food court.  Buses should arrive at PHS between 8 and 8:30PM.

•  All pieces/parts of your uniform will be turned in Sunday evening when we arrive home (unless we make the playoffs….we should know by Saturday morning).

•  Due to the choir dress rehearsal, there will be no Jazz Ensemble rehearsal today.

•  Winds Wednesdays begin NEXT WEEK.  Plan on rehearsing until 3:15 each Wednesday for Symphonic Winds.

16Oct/18

Announcements Week of 10/16/2018

•  No PHSMB rehearsal this Wednesday!  Plan on a full week next week as we prepare for OMEA State Marching Band Finals!

•  Friday vs McKinley-  Doors open at 5PM, buses roll at 5:45

•  This Saturday is the mattress sale!  Please spread the word and hand out your fliers!  Sign ups for Saturday will be in the band room Tuesday.

•  The Symphonic Winds page has been updated with recordings for the OMEA Conference performance.

•  Parents:  Click here for OMEA State Marching Band performance information.  The PHSMB will perform on Sunday, October 28 at 2:15PM  (please note that this time could change slightly, but not by much.

09Oct/18

Announcements Week of 10/9/2018

•  Congratulations to the PHSMB on another Superior performance this past Saturday!  The PHSMB took home awards for Best Overall Music, Best Overall General Effect, Best Overall Visual Performance, Best Percussion, and was named Grand Champion.  This marks our 22nd consecutive superior rating!

•  OMEA State Finals performance will be held on Sunday, October 28th at The University of Dayton.  More details to come, but plan on a 9AM departure and a 7-8PM return time.  We will stop at Tuttle Crossing on the way home for dinner.

•  No rehearsal this Wednesday!

•  Homecoming is this weekend!  The PHSMB will be performing the Alma Mater for the Homecoming Court at halftime, and will do a performance of Arabian Nights for our alumni following the game.

•  The mattress sale is October 20th!  Spread the word!

01Oct/18

Announcements Week of 10/1/2018

•  Friday at Green-  Doors open at 5PM, buses roll at 5:45PM

•  Saturday at Marietta Competition-  Doors open at 7:15 AM, buses roll at 7:45 AM.  Performance by the PHSMB at 11AM.  Please bring a bit of cash for lunch at Don Drumm Stadium.  PARENTS-  Be advised that the competition is not at Marietta HS.  You will want to look up directions to Don Drumm Stadium.  We should return around 2PM.

25Sep/18

Announcements Week of 9/25/2018

•  Congratulations to the PHSMB on a superior performance this past Saturday.  The Marching Panthers brought home awards for Best Overall Music, Best Overall General Effect, and qualified for OMEA State Finals.

•  Our next competition will be at Marietta in 2 weeks.  We will have times as soon as they are available.  Plan on an AM departure and home before 5PM.

•  No rehearsal Tuesday (today)

•  This Friday is Senior Night.  Our PHSMB seniors will be honored with their parents at halftime.  We will perform a post game show immediately following the game.

18Sep/18

Cedar Point Final Information

•  The PHS Band Boosters will be providing a meal for students prior to departure this Saturday.  Doors will open at 3:15 for dinner, buses roll at 4:45 PM

•  Please be sure to pack your 2018 band shirt and jeans for your performance on Sunday

•  All uniforms will be sent home, on hangers, Saturday night on the returning bus.  Do not forget your hanger!  You will keep your hat to take home with you.

•  DO NOT overpack!  We have limited space for luggage.

•  PARENTS- if your student takes medication, please send them with only enough for the trip.

•  Breakfast Sunday morning will be on your own at a fast food restaurant.

•  All students must be back on the buses at 7:45 PM Sunday evening.  No exceptions.  If you are late, you will lose 3rd quarter.

•  As always, we expect you to be on your best behavior and to represent Perry HS and Perry Township with class at all times.

18Sep/18

Honors Band Information

Both the University of Akron and Ohio State University have great honor band programs for high school students.  We highly encourage any and all members of the PHS Bands to audition for one of these outstanding events.  Below, please find links containing information for each band.

Ohio Band Director Conference Honor Band/The University of Akron– 11/30-12/1  (audition material due on 10/19)

The Ohio State University Honor Band– 1/18-1/20  This group is by “nomination”.  If you are interested, please contact Mr. Smith

12Sep/18

Avon Lake/Cedar Point Info

•  Depart PHS at 4:45PM  (doors open at 3:45)

•  PHSMB will perform at 8PM at Avon Lake HS.  Awards are at 9:30.

•  Following awards, all members who are NOT going to Cedar Point will load on one bus to travel back to PHS.  You should arrive at PHS around midnight.  All students staying overnight will load the remaining 5 buses to travel to the Breakers Express Hotel in Sandusky.

•  On Sunday, breakfast will be on your own at an area fast food place.  Dress for the CP parade will be 2018 Band Tee Shirt, Jeans, and tennis shoes.  Following your very brief parade, you will be in the park.

•  Load buses at 7:45PM for the return trip home.  We should arrive at PHS around 10PM.

•  ALL students will be at school on Monday!

Avon Lake Schedule of Bands

6:15 PM Black River HS C
6:30 PM Rossford HS C
6:45 PM Wellington HS C
7:00 PM St. Edward HS A
7:30 PM West Seneca HS AA
7:45 PM WIlloughby South HS AA
8:00 PM Perry HS AA
8:15 PM Avon HS AA
8:30 PM Amherst Steele HS AA
8:45 PM Brunswick HS AA
9:15 PM Avon Lake HS AA
10Sep/18

Announcements Week of 9/10/18

•  Friday vs. Jackson- doors open at 5:30, warmup at 6:15

•  Community Day Parade is this Saturday!  Dress will be jeans and the 2018 Band Tee Shirt.  Doors open at 9:45, Buses roll at 10:15.  You will be done by noon.

•  Band Booster Meeting tonight at 7PM in the PHS Band Room

•  We will have Cedar Point info to you later this week.  Plan on a Saturday afternoon departure and an evening performance at Avon Lake.  Those of you not staying overnight will return home via school bus following our competition.  Dress for the Sunday parade at Cedar Point will be jeans and 2018 Band Tee Shirt.  A more detailed schedule of events will be available as soon as we have it.  We should arrive back at PHS on Sunday evening around 10PM.