WIND ENSEMBLE “BOOT CAMP” SAT 18TH: The Wind Ensemble will host their concert band camp on Saturday, November 18th from 9 am to 5pm. Guest instructors and clinicians are being brought in to work with students and our conductors as we prepare for our upcoming AMEA performance! Lunch will be provided and there will be a snack break. We appreciate all of the extra commitment that our members are showing to make this concert possible!
BOWL-A-THON Rescheduled: The Bowl-a-thon that was originally discussed for Nov. 18th has been rescheduled for the spring to allow everyone to get a jump on the Thanksgiving holiday break. More info to follow.
THANKSGIVING BREAK: All Etowah County Schools will be closed November 20-24. Take time to recharge and spend time with family and friends!
TUBACHRISTMAS GADSDEN: The City of Champions will host their 2nd annual TUBACHRISTMAS this year on Friday, Dec. 1st as part of the Tree Lighting ceremony on Broad Street. TUBACHRISTMAS is an event held all over the country in different cities and is open to tuba and euphonium players of all ages and abilities. If interested, please register online at https://goo.gl/forms/4vWyEiiPiPENcjbl1
GADSDEN CHRISTMAS PARADE: The Gadsden Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 2nd 2017. We will have 1 parade rehearsal on Thursday, November 30 from 3:15 to 4:30 pm.
SOUTHSIDE CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Our annual Christmas Concert has been moved from Dec. 7 to Thursday, December 14th to allow our students more time to prepare. Please make note of our updated online calendar.
“PANTHER PROWL” 5K RUN: The PRIDE Music Association will be hosting a 5k Run on Feb. 24, 2018. This event will help our booster organization raise funds for a much needed equipment truck. For more information, www.shs-band.com/blog/5k-panther-prowl or contact Joan Coker at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please help us spread the word, especially if you know of any potential sponsors.