Parents and Students,
Congratulations to the Orange Xpress on an outstanding performance this Saturday! The band received 1st place drum line, 1st place visual, and 1st place in Class 2A with an Excellent Rating. A special thanks goes out to our Band Booster Parents for their endless support for our kids!
Upperstate Marching Band Championships
This Saturday is the most important contest of the season at Boiling Springs HS. We have a goal to receive a Superior Performance! What are you doing to CONTRIBUTE to a SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE?!
We will have a band social/cookout after our morning rehearsal. The Boosters will supply either chicken tenders or pulled pork. We ask that parents bring one covered side dish and come out to wish the students well on their journey to State. Hope to see everyone there and at the performance! You may sign up to help at:
Please see the attached itinerary for specific times and details. Call time is 1:00 pm.
We will pass out forms for Symphonic Band concert attire either this week or next week.
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.
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 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28th. Cash or check. Make checks payable to Southside High School.
Senior Night/Homecoming/Middle School NightThis Friday we will have an exciting array of events at the SHS Football game vs Emerald. Please invite any middle school student from 6th to 8th grade to our middle school night. This will build our band!!! Everyone has a GOAL to recruit one student into our band for next year! START NOW!!!
End of Semester 1
The end of the semester is this week. If you have not passed off all of your scales and exercises, you need to do so immediately. If you are not sure please be sure to check the student/parent portal.
This Weeks Events
Monday - MB Rehearsal - 4:30-6:30 pm
Tuesday - Sectionals - 4:00-5:30 pm (guard until 6:30pm)
Thursday - MB Rehearsal - 4:30-6:30 pm
Friday - Home Football vs. Emerald, Senior Night/Homecoming/Middle School Night - Call time 5:30 pm. Middle school night students will meet at the SHS Stadium from 7:00 - 10:00 pm. We will perform the show after the football game.
Saturday - Upperstate Marching Band Championships - Call time 1:00 pm.
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