Lakota West Bands Update: April 5, 2021

An update from the Lakota West Bands Upbeat Club and Directors:

Jazz Festival – 4/30, 6-9:30pm

This event will include live music from the Lakota West Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Lab Band, Freshman Jazz Ensemble, Ridge Junior High Jazz Band and Plains Junior High Jazz Band. Tickets are $10 and include music, dinner, vendors, raffle baskets, dancing and more!

Use the Facebook Event to invite and share to friends –

Print or share flyer –

Band Parents – If you did not purchase your three tickets at the concerts, please return payment or unused tickets to Mr. Carr or Mr. Celek on Tuesday 4/6.

Seniors Corner

Senior and baby photos due to Mr. Carr by 4/12.

Two scholarships are awarded at the Band Awards on 5/6: Weatherwax Scholarship and the Coda Scholarship. Information on website here – Look for information coming soon about deadlines for applications.

Taste for Music 4/13

Our April Taste for music is Tuesday 4/13 with Kona Ice from 2-4pm at West High School near the front of building where students exit!

Use Facebook Event to invite and share to friends –

Print or share flyer –

Musical – Newsies is weekends of 4/10 and 4/17

It is great to see our students getting to do a musical this year! Many of our students are both on stage and also providing live music in our Pit Orchestra! To purchase show tickets, please use this link. To purchase streaming tickets, please use this link.

Upbeat Club

Elections are at April meeting on 4/15. Contact with questions or if interested in any of the open positions.

Work Sessions for Jazz Festival is 4/7. Join us at the main campus choir room at 7pm. Any and all hands appreciated, no commitments required. We have a lot of work to do for our event on April 30! Hope you can join us!

Try Band 4/21 and 4/22

We were unable to host our typical Try Band event in January, but we are hosting a reinvented event on April 21 and 22! All 6th graders from Adena, Cherokee, Endeavor and Freedom are welcome! Advance registration is preferred so that the flow of people is managed safely. Appointments available every 30 minutes. Sign up here – The goal is to have all students who have registered for 7th grade band attend, but all 6th graders are welcome.

Facebook Event here to invite and share –

Flyer to share –

Questions –

2021 Marching Band

Registration for the 2021 Marching Firebirds is due 4/12, look for an update from the directors regarding fees and due dates. Online form to register here – Commitment agreement and schedule to review or print here –

Color Guard Auditions May 3 and May 5 from 6:30pm – 9pm both nights. Location tentatively is Freshman Gym. Questions –

Subscribe to Newsletters

If you would like newsletters like this one to come directly to your email, sign up here –


We use this calendar for all activities – (The calendar in CHARMS is not used for our day to day activities).