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I, the HAWK

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Soaring through the clouds on wings of silver
Flies the mighty HAWK.
Where did he come from,
Where will he go,
What is it that he is looking for?
Far above the earth he ...
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Welcome Back Students

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To all returning and new students to the Hillgrove Bands – WELCOME BACK!  We hope you had a restful summer and are ready for a great school year!  Below are some opening week procedures that we will need each student to take care of, in order to allow us to properly communicate and serve each of you:

1.  Please Update your CHARMS profile.  To do so:

  1. Click the link below
  2. Enter your CCSD Student ID# as your password (Seniors – try ...
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Wind Symphony Summer Listening

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Hi guys –

I have to tell you honestly, as much as I love marching band and all the rest, the thing that excites me most
about my new position is teaching you everyday; the finest and best musicians Hillgrove has to offer.
We are going to work hard to maintain the standard that has been set through the performances of the
past 7 years, particularly the last 2!!!!
In preparation to begin our semester together – I have a small assignment for you (plus some ...
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Band Auditions 2013-2014 School Year

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This page contains all information concerning band class placement auditions for 2013-2014 school year.

The auditions will take place TUESDAY, APRIL 16th, 2013 at Hillgrove High School.  We will have a panel of judges for each instrument who will listen and score your entire audition.  Each panel member will be a certified educator,hand-picked by Mr Ferrell and Mr Erwin for their professionalism and ability to score accurately the skill level of each player.  Auditions will be BLIND, as the panel member ...

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63 Hillgrove Band Students earn All State Finalist status

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Congratulations to the following students who earned a score high enough to qualify for All State Band Finals:


Adams, Claire 10 Flute
Anderson, Courtney 10 Oboe
Aysan, Jared 12 Horn
Batres, Catherine 12 Baritone
Boddie, Dawn 11 Flute
Bonner, Branden 12 Tuba
Bonner, Jorden 10 Baritone
Bovard, Lindsey 12 Clarinet
Bowen, Trevar 12 Tuba
Clark, Ryan 12 Alto Sax
Clark, Ryan 12 Baritone Sax
Cox, Brittany 12 Bass Clarinet
Cross, Zach 12 Tenor Sax
Davenport, Matthew 12 Horn
Dupree, Keshuan 9 Trumpet
Earwood, Rachel 12 Flute
Fariyike, Bunmi 9 Alto Sax
Fredrick, Christopher 11 Alto Sax
Gallant, Alec 11 Tenor Sax
Green, Anna 11 Flute
Grubbs, ...
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