10-18-2019 Updates

The Band Boosters would like to thank the ROTC for all their help in the successful Alumni Band night.

Also, all band members please bring a case of water and each of the following to the bandroom one day this week for our band competition this Saturday at Soddy Daisy:

9th grade – ham or turkey lunch meat

10th grade – bread or sliced cheese

11th grade – chips or snacks

12th grade – ketchup, mustard, or mayo

Parents, please make sure you pay the $300 fee. That money pays for our buses and things like that.

We also need concession help this Friday night and chaperones Saturday.


Thank you

Itinerary for Trojan Marching Invitational Oct 19th

Itinerary for Saturday, Oct 19 2019; Trojan Marching Invitational, Soddy Daisy TN

11:00 AM            Report to the Band Room, rehearsal, run-through

1:00 PM               Return to the band room, load the truck

1:30 PM               In seats, ready to board buses

1:40 PM               Leave HHS

2:00 PM               Arrive at SDHS, unload, change into uniform

3:15 PM               Warm-up

4:15 PM               Performance

8:25 PM               Awards                

9:00 PM               Return to buses, load up and leave SDHS

9:20 PM               Arrive at HHS, clean up and unload, dismiss

  • The band will be in uniform for this performance – don’t forget band shirt, black socks, and marching shoes
  • Eat before report time. No rehearsing on an empty stomach!
  • General Admission tickets for the contest are $10, children 6 & under free; special VIP parking will be available for an additional charge

Itinerary for Sept 27 & 28 – Homecoming Game and Bradley Central contest

Itinerary for Friday, Sept 27, 2019; Home FB game vs Boyd Buchanan

6:00 PM               Report to the band room, warm up, change into uniform

7:00 PM               Line up to march to the stadium

7:30 PM               Kickoff

8:30 PM               (estimated) Halftime – perform for Homecoming Court

10:00 PM             Performance of 2019 Show after the game

10:45 PM             Line up to march back to the Band Room

11:00 PM             Clean up, change, dismiss

  • The band will be in uniform for the game – don’t forget band shirt, black socks, and marching shoes
  • Eat before report time. The band will eat after halftime, courtesy of the HHS Band Boosters
  • End time for the game is an estimate and may vary, depending on timeouts, weather, etc.

Itinerary for Saturday, Sept 28, 2019; A Bradley Classic Marching Contest

11:00 AM            Report to the band room, move directly to the practice field for rehearsal

1:00 PM               Return to the band room, load up equipment

1:30 PM               Leave HHS

2:15 PM               Arrive at BCHS, unload, eat, change into uniform

3:30 PM               Warm up

4:35 PM               Perform

5:00 PM               Return to buses, change out of uniform, load equipment

5:30 PM               Early bus departs, all others return to stadium to watch other bands

8:20 PM               Awards ceremony

9:30 PM               Load buses to return

10:00 PM             Arrive at HHS, unload, dismiss

  • Tickets to the contest are $10 general admission; children under 6 free; parking is free
  • Eat before report time. The band will eat after we arrive at BCHS, courtesy of the HHS Band Boosters
  • The address for Bradley Central HS is 1000 S Lee Hwy, Cleveland TN 37311

Itinerary for Sequoyah Game

Hixson HS Band

Itinerary for Friday, Sept, 2019; FB game (home) vs Sequoyah

5:30 PM               Report to the band room, rehearse briefly, change into uniform

7:00 PM               Line up to march to the stadium

7:30 PM               Kickoff

10:00 PM             Line up, march back to the band room

10:15 PM             Clean up, change, dismiss

  • The band will be in uniform for the game – don’t forget band shirt, black socks, and marching shoes
  • Eat before report time. The band will eat after halftime, courtesy of the HHS Band Boosters
  • The game should be over around 10:00 PM, depending on timeouts, weather, etc.

9/13 Schedule Changes

All HCS schools are on early dismissal today and all students should be going home. As of now tonight’s game is still on and report time is still 5:30. The final decision on the game will come from central office at 2 PM and we will send out a phone message to all parents at that time. Please spread the word so everyone is informed as possible.

Itinerary for Sept 6, 2019 – FB game at Anderson Co

3:30 PM               Students report, load truck, board buses

4:00 PM               Leave HHS

6:15 PM               Arrive at ACHS, unload and eat

                                Pizza for the band will be provided by the HHS Band Booster Club

7:30  PM              Kickoff

10:00 PM             End of game, load up and leave

12:30 AM            Arrive at Hixson HS, unload & clean up, dismiss  

                                This is an estimate – times may vary based on the length of the game

  • The address for Anderson Co HS is 130 Maverick Circle, Clinton, TN 37716
  • Students may bring money for the concession stand after we perform
  • You can get updates from the band via text message. Text @hixsonband to 81010 to sign up.

HHS Alumni Band Night

Were getting the band back together!

For the first time in years, all members of the Hixson Band, Color Guard, and Majorettes are invited to join the Hixson Band for Alumni Night on October 4, 2019, at the home game versus Soddy Daisy. Percussionists, wind players, majorettes, and color guard will all meet this year’s band and join them in a special performance at half-time.

We hope you will join us on October 4th. If you haven’t played in years, join us for support and a night of fun! We will have designated seating for Band Alumni. 

Complete these steps to join the HHSAlumni Band:

  1. Register by completing this form by the deadline of September 17, 2019: REGISTRATION FORM
  2. Send payment of $25 to the HHS Band Boosters. Payment price includes your $7.00 ticket to the game, a commemorative tee-shirt, and 1 meal voucher from the concession stand. Meal voucher will be a choice of hot dog/hamburger, 1 bag of chips, and 1 drink. Additional meal vouchers can be purchased at check-In for $5 each.
  3. View the Itinerary for important information. ITINERARY
  4. SHOW UP!

Accepted Payment Methods:

  • Click on our PayPal link and pay online.
  • Mail a check payable to HHS Band Boosters @ PO Box 782, Hixson, TN 37343 (in the memo line put your name)
  • Cash, check or credit cards can be used at the door upon arrival. (This may delay your check-in process)

Music

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What is the DEADLINE to signup? A: September 17, 2019

Q: How much does it cost? A: $25

Q: Who can I contact by telephone for questions? A: LeeAnn Hall 423-503-0654.

Q: Can my family attend? A: YES- PLEASE!

Q: What music will we play? A: Music will be available prior to the event. Music pieces will likely be our “Fight Song”, Alma Mater, and possibly one other piece.

Q: Where can I purchase additional game tickets? A: Football game tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth at 7:00 pm. 

Q: Why do I need a meal voucher? A: The meal voucher is to help alleviate some wait time in the concession stand line. We will have a designated line for meal voucher redemption. 

Q: Can I purchase additional meal vouchers? A: YES we will sell additional meal vouchers at Check-In from 4:30 – 5:30.

Q: What time should I arrive? A: See the Itinerary for all details. Check in will begin at 4:30.

REMIND UPDATES

If you would like a text regarding travel updates and other important, sometimes last minute information about the HHS band, please text @hixsonband to 81010.