Parents and Students,
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE ORANGE EXPRESS FOR THEIR 6TH PLACE VICTORY AND STATE QUALIFICATIONS!!!
We did it AGAIN...and in an OUTSTANDING way! I am so proud of all students! Thank you to the parents that helped out! Thanks to everyone who came to show their support. We now have a TRADITION of EXCELLENCE to uphold!
The Orange Xpress will perform on Saturday, October 29th in Columbia at Spring Valley Stadium. The band placed 6th out of 19 bands in the Upper region of South Carolina. This weekend we will compete in the finals against 14 bands around the state in Class 2A. The performance will be at 11:45 am. An itinerary will be emailed soon. DON'T MISS THIS HISTORIC MOMENT!!
Just like state championships, we have an expectation on fundraisers. Everyone should sell!!
Florida Indian Groves Fruit - http://www.southsidebands.org
WE ARE SELLING FRUIT and this could be our most profitable fundraiser of the year, but it is up to YOU! The goal is for everyone to sell AT LEAST 5 boxes of fruit. The more you sell, the more money we make, the more you can do. The deadline is Monday, November 7th.
Did you know you may still sell coupon books online until the of October? See the Attractions Dining & Value Guide link on the home page -http://www.southsidebands.org.
Spaghetti Dinner and Pops Concert
We are having a spaghetti dinner and pops concert on Thursday, November 17th in the SHS Cafeteria and Auditorium. We will serve spaghetti and fixings then move over to the auditorium for a concert. The proceeds for this event will go toward student's fair share fees. More details to come this week.
Region, County, All-State Jazz Band Audition Deadlines
I strongly encourage all students to participate in one or more of these auditions. The preparation alone will make you a stronger player and build you confidence level. These auditions lead to a SUPERIOR band all through the year!
• All –County audition fee is $10.00 per student.
• All-Region audition fee is $10.00 per student.
• Deadline for payment is THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28th. Cash or check. Make checks payable to Southside High School.
This Weeks Events
Monday - MB Rehearsal - 4:30-6:30 pm
Tuesday - MB Sectionals - 4:00-5:30 pm (Guard until 6 pm)
Thursday - MB Rehearsal - 4:30 - 6:30 pm
Friday - MB Rehearsal - 4:15 - 5:30 pm (We were originally scheduled for an Away Game to Carolina HS but since we have an early start on Saturday we will not attend the game.)
Saturday - SCBDA State Marching Band Championships!! Performance at 11:45 am. Call time and itinerary coming soon.
Go Southside Tigers!
Joshua Tillman, Director of Bands
Southside High School
"Be at the right place, at the right time, with the right equipment, and the right attitude, ready to do a Superior job." - SHS Band Motto