Freshman Band

Freshman Band - Attendance Policy
Attendance at all rehearsals and Performances is REQUIRED !!!!

If there is a problem or conflict, a written note or telephone call must reach the directors 3 DAYS prior to a rehearsal and 7 DAYS prior to a performance. the ONLY exceptions to these rules are sickness, accident or emergency.

Roll Call will be taken at each rehearsal and performance. A tardy student, without a valid written excuse, will receive a reduction of 1/3 letter grade for each occurrence. An absent student, withought a valid written excuse, will receive a reduction of 1 full letter grade for each occurrence.

A student who is tardy or absent for any reason will have a period of 2 school days to have their parents call or meet with Mr. Busch and Ms. Koch before their grade is lowered.

ALL FRESHMEN WILL NEED TO ACQUIRE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

Uniform Fittings, Dinkles/Marching Shoes, and Marching Gloves

Marching Band Uniforms are provided by the school and fittings are free of charge.

Dinkles must be purchased, normally at the time of the uniform fitting - There are times when “gently used dinkles” are available for purchase at a reduced price. If you are interested, please ask the Uniform Manager about this.  First pair of gloves is free, must be purchased from then on if 1st pair is lost.

The PHS Uniform Manager is in charge of all uniforms and fittings. Dates and times for fittings, both in the Spring and during Summer Band Camp, will be posted on the PHS Website Calendar. If you have any questions, please contact a Uniform Manager.

2. Pep Band Shirt
This is available for purchase at any time, cost is $23.  (They are available for band parents as well, if desired.)

3. Other Essential Clothing Items:
Black Shorts, LONG Black socks, SHORT White Socks, White SLEEVED T-shirt

4. Flip folder for marching band music and lyre

ITEMS NECESSARY FOR: CASUAL PARADE DRESS:
1. Black Shorts
2. SHORT White Socks
3. Pep Band Shirt
4. Dinkles

ITEMS NECESSARY FOR: FORMAL UNIFORM DRESS
1. White sleeved t-shirt to wear under marching band uniform- must have sleeves
2. White Marching Gloves
3. Dinkles
4. LONG Black Socks
5. Marching Band Uniform