IMPORTANT MESSAGE -Hanover Competition

From Mrs. Oyan:

Yes, we are still on for today.  Students please wear an older change of clothes to practice in, and bring a change of clothes for the competition.  After practice, everyone will change into those clothes to wear under the uniform for the competition.

“Keep calm and play strong”.

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PINK OUT

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The Skyhawk Band Boosters would like to thank the band members, parents, teachers, and students of Bird High School that purchased a PINK Keep Calm and Play Strong T-shirt.  We worried that maybe we purchased too many.  Instead, we sold … Continue reading

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Friday Night Postcards

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We are off to a great start to the season so far.  Here are some quick pic from the first two games.

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2014 “Tag Day”

We wish to extend a heartfelt Thank You to all the members of the L.C. Bird community that made a donation to the Skyhawk Band members today.  These are a great group of students in our band program.  If you have arrived here at our site after receiving a blue “Tag” letter on your door today, Welcome!  Please feel free to look around our site and learn more about “The Band With the Sound”.

To make a donation to the Skyhawk Band with your credit card, you may either click the DONATE NOW tab above, or go here:

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Flying Squirrels Game

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On Friday, August 29th, the Skyhawk Band performed before the Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball game.  They also performed the National Anthem, and 2 band members got to throw out a “first pitch” before the game.  Here are some pictures from the … Continue reading

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Picture Day

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Picture Day was held on Friday, August 22.  Here is a sneak preview, including the new Color Guard uniforms!  Look for picture order forms to be coming home soon with your band student.

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Our 2014 Show, “Awakening”

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The Skyhawk Marching Band’s 2014 show is called “Awakening” and is based on Carolina Crown’s 2013 DCI World Champion production “E=mC2“.  Check out our cool show shirts. 

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Parent Preview Night

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The Skyhawk Band’s Parent Preview Night was held on Thursday, August 21.  The Band did an awesome job with performing their 2014 show, “Awakening”, followed by a potluck dinner for the band families.  Everyone is looking forward to a great … Continue reading

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Band Camp Week One review

The Skyhawk Marching Band has completed its first full week of band camp.  Despite “off and on” rain on Tuesday, it was a successful week.  The band did “feet” the last 3 days of the week.  (“Feet” is a dismissal cadence between the leadership and the band.  Mrs. Oyan decides if the band does this cadence based on if they have had a good practice.) The band practiced so well during the week, that they worked on “stand tunes” and the fight song Friday afternoon.

Thursday of this upcoming week will be Parent Preview Night.  We invite all parents to come see the first public performance of the 2014 Awakening show.

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Postcard from Band Camp

(mobile upload) First full day of Skyhawk Band Camp is underway.

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