This Week in Band: August 21 – 27

A communication of the Lakota West Upbeat Club We have much to look forward to this week with the Marching Firebirds’ first football game appearance of the season — Lakota West vs. Moeller this Friday at UC’s Nippert Stadium. Parents, if you’re interested in going to the game, you may purchase tickets ($10 per person/all…

This Week in Band: August 14-20

Thank you for turning out to cheer for the Marching Firebirds in their debut performance on Friday evening. Thanks, also, for supporting your teen through the three weeks of Band Camp. It was hard work, but worthwhile in preparation for the looming marching band competition season. Last, but not least, thank you for supporting our…

This Week in Band: August 7 – 13

This Week in Band, a communication of the Lakota West Upbeat Club, covers: the Band Camp and Closing Ceremony schedule, spirit wear, volunteer signups, Thirty-One fundraiser, DCI’s Big, Loud and Live event, and the schedule for August 7 – 13. Remember: Stay in the know by subscribing to and/or downloading our calendar, and following us on…

This Week in Band: July 31 – August 6

This Week in Band: July 31 – August 6 covers: the band camp schedule, August 1 scholarship application deadline reminder, volunteer signups, a Thirtyone fundraiser, and DCI’s Big, Loud and Live event on Thursday, August 11. Remember: Stay in the know by subscribing to and/or downloading our calendar, and following us on Facebook, Instagram, Flickr and Twitter. Band…

Uniform Fitting | Chaperones | Tag Day | Scholarship Application

In this post you will find information on: Uniform Fitting on Weds., 7/27, and Thurs., 7/28, Bus Chaperones, Tag Day and Marching Band Student Fee Scholarships. Uniform Fitting 101 Location: Lakota West High School Main Band Room Schedule: Wednesday, July 27: 6:00 pm — Drumline 6:30 pm — Percussion 7:00 pm — Alto Saxes 7:30 pm — Tenor and…

New Handbook Available, Volunteers Needed

Band Camp is right around the corner — beginning Monday morning, July 25. To help answer all your questions about Band Camp as well as the 2016 marching band season, download and read our recently updated handbook: We could use a few more volunteers to assist with band camp this year during the second week…

Upbeat Update (May 3 Upbeat Club meeting, upcoming concerts)

For the Calendar: Tuesday, May 3 – May Lakota West Upbeat Club Inc. meeting — 7:30pm (moved due to conflict with Baccalaureate). Primary agenda topic is the ’16-’17 budget. Monday, May 9 – Spring Concert, 7pm, Main Campus Auditorium with Senior Concertos from Alex Drach, Bassoon, and John Trygier, Marimba Tuesday, May 10 – Freshman…

Upbeat Updates (Jazz n Cakes, etc.)

For the Calendar: Saturday, April 30 – Jazz ‘N Cakes Pancake Breakfast, 8am-noon, Lakota West Main Street and Cafeteria Tuesday, May 3 – May Lakota West Upbeat Club Inc. meeting — 7:30pm (moved due to conflict with Baccalaureate). Primary agenda topic is the 16/17 budget. Monday, May 9 – Spring Concert, 7pm, Main Campus Auditorium…

Upbeat Update (April Meeting featuring Officer Elections, Percussion Concert, Concert Band Tryouts, Jazz ‘n Cakes Volunteers)

For the Calendar: Tuesday, April 19 – Lakota West Upbeat Club Inc. Meeting at 7:30pm in Lakota West Main Band Room and featuring elections for ’16-’17 officers Thursday, April 21 – Lakota West Percussion Ensemble Concert with Miami Steel Drum Band at 7pm in the Lakota West High School Theatre Saturday, April 30 — Jazz ‘n Cakes from 8am to 12…

Upbeat Update (After-Prom Volunteers, Materials)

Volunteers and Materials Needed April 22-24 for Lakota West Bands’ Guitar Hero Area of After-Prom Click here to volunteer and have some fun with our students. We guarantee laughter! Also, please contact Malinda Anderson (mandersonvp@gmail.com or 513-346-8391) if you can loan any of the following: Guitar Hero guitars for display XBOX console Rope lights (any…