MARCHING BAND POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Students will board buses in an orderly manner as designated by Director.
During marching season, full band rehearsals are generally as follows:
*Morning rehearsals ending at 8:15 am will allow students 25 minutes to eat breakfast & prepare for 1st period class
**In weeks where there is a Wednesday early release afternoon practice will shift to Tuesday, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Additional rehearsals
may be required on football game days and as marching contests near. Any changes in the marching rehearsal schedule will be
announced by the director.
***Morning rehearsals beginning at 7:25 am & 7:45 am students should make plans to eat breakfast before rehearsals.
Required Items during Marching Season
During marching season, uniforms and hats will be issued in the band hall before the band departs for an event. Students must have the following items in order to be issued their uniforms and hats:
Policies for Football Games and Other Marching Events
Irvin Band students are encouraged to have fun during marching season, but they are also expected to display professionalism and respectfulness while representing their school at band events. A supportive attitude and cooperation from each individual regarding the following policies will ensure an enjoyable and successful season for all:
Pre-paid meals will be made available on certain game days, to be announced during summer band. These are optional, but will save students and parents time and hassle in getting food on these busy days. Look for more information to come about prepaid meals.
After the games and contests