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Join the 2017 Hillgrove Marching Band!!!

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The 2017 Hillgrove marching band season promises to be eventful, challenging, and fun!   The band is scheduled to perform in several large venues such as Jacksonville State University, Wake Forest University, and the NEW Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta.    You won’t want to miss being a part of this newest chapter of the storied history of excellence of Hillgrove’s marching band.

The following packet of information contains all the information you need to join the marching band:

  1. Marching Band Membership ...
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HUSTLE AWARD 2017-18

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Screen Shot 2017-08-17 at 7.58.20 AMWe are proud to bring back the HUSTLE award for the 2nd straight year!   Students who earn the HUSTLE award meet a very strict criteria of what we see in the ideal band student.   While not every student can meet ALL of these criteria, it is our belief that meeting them all ...

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August 10th and 11th Assignments

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Students – here are the Assignments from August 10th and 11th:

AUGUST 10TH WRITING ASSIGNMENT

Reading Excerpt

Assignment

AUGUST 11TH LISTENING ASSIGNMENT

ITunes Podcast Link

Alternate Link

Assignment

 

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State of the Marching Band: 9/1/16

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The marching band is now in week 6 of it’s 2016 season. We are 186 strong (our biggest ever) and working very hard to develop our skills into strong performers. Here are some updates on some things (good and bad):

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 ...

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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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