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Classes, Grades, and Time Management

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FA66TS8GDVZF6IQ.MEDIUMClasses, Grades, and the Time Commitment

 

This is a big one for the young ones especially, but the older you get the harder the classes get!  While the marching band isn’t MORE important than the classes the students are taking, however, their commitment to each other and to the team is AS important.   The essential ingredient for success is to not put yourself in ...

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Rehearsal Attendance

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REHEARSAL ATTENDANCE

 

With all that in mind, it is ESSENTIAL that each performer holds him or herself to a high standard in 2 areas:

  1. Taking care of your bodies with good nutrition, sleep habits and hydration
  2. Attending ALL rehearsals

 

It is likely that unlike any activity your child has ever undertaken, the marching band is an incredibly physical, athletic performance organization, that ...

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When Kings Go Off to War

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When Kings Go Off to War

Production:

 

The marching band production this year is entitled “When Kings Go Off to War”.   Taken from a famous quote “In the Spring, At the Time, When Kings Go Off to War”, it’s our take on the American Home Front during World War 2.   You will see the following themes develop throughout the season:

 

Introduction – In the Spring – you will see the imagery of the Dandelion, the quintessential idea of springtime.   You will see the band blossom and spread as ...

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China Photos!!

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China Photos!!
Hello Hillgrove! Your photo proofs are ready!
The gallery links below contain your PROOFS and are at 72 dpi (for web). There are seven different galleries. Download any of the shots directly from the galleries (click any image > select ‘download’ from toolbar in upper right corner).
Any online orders for Prints and/or Products will get an artistic retouch at 300dpi (for print) with sales donated back to the school. I work with a sharp, modern photography lab with fast turnaround times, even over Christmas ...
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Who’s Who Class of 2016

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Congratulations to the Hillgrove Band recipients of Hillgrove’s 2016 Who’s Who Honor.  The Who Who’s recipients represent the top 10% of the senior class as selected based on 3 criteria:

  1. 1.  Total GPA
  2. 2.  Extracurricular Involvement
  3. 3.  Student Popular Vote

The students are honored at a school-wide assembly each February.  This year’s 2016 Who’s Who Recipients are:

  • Front Row Kneeling (L to R): Cristina Rosello, Morgan Bitter, Lauren Wood
  • Second Row Standing (L to R): Courtney Sheffield, Mikayla Camacho, Jennie Vogt, Jennifer ...
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