Students do receive .5 credit hours for marching band, but it does not meet during the school day. 94190 Marching Band Grades: 9-12 0.5 credit Homework: Low COURSE NOTE: Director’s Approval. This ensemble rehearses in the evening. The marching band is one of the most recognized and acclaimed performance ensembles. This ensemble is made up of four main sections: Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, and Color Guard. This ensemble is highly recommended for all students enrolled in one of the concert bands. All students are expected to attend a marching band camp in August and other summer rehearsals. There are many outside of the school day performances and rehearsals, and attendance is mandatory at all rehearsals and performances. There are fees required for this course. Anyone needing financial assistance should contact the director as soon as possible.
Members of the marching band are eligible to earn their varsity letter after 2 years of participation in the marching band. There is no official ordering of jackets. Each family is responsible for ordering a varsity jacket for their child if they wish.