If your student would like to sign up for Region Band auditions, he/she will need sign-up with Mr. Deen (see form) and turn in $10 by this Thursday, November 5th. Auditions will be held on January 9th at Brewer Middle School, and audition times will be given out the closer we get to the date. E'tudes (music), scales, and terms are all found by clicking here: http://bandlink.org/allstate/auditions/
Third period band only will have practice on Tuesday until 6:00pm.
The entire band will have practice on Thursday from 3:45-6:00pm, and there is a home game on Friday. Report time is 6:00pm.
Senior Night is this Friday night. Parents and Seniors need to report to the auditorium by 6:15.
On Saturday, October 17th , Jacket Regiment will perform in the Grovetown Warrior Invitational competiton. We are very excited!
Report time for members is noon in the stadium with instruments.
Members need to report to practice in shorts/pants, white t-shirt, black socks (crew) and band shoes. After rehearsal, they will change into their bibbers.
Members need to bring a sack lunch with them. They will be allowed to eat before departing.
For this competition there are two performances:
Preliminary Competition and the Finals Competition.
Jacket Regiment will perform at 4:30 pm for the Preliminary Competition. The Awards for Prelims is at 6:00 pm.
The second performance depends upon the placement in the Preliminary Competition. Those start at 7:30, and the last one is at 10:10. The Awards Ceremony is at 10:45. See the schedules provided here as well as the concessions menu.
Admission is $5 for adults and students.
The first band performs at 1:30 pm.
Parents, please look for your JR family and sit together in support of our members! This is generally on the 40 yard line left of the 50. See you there!
We are still in need of items for band camp. The list is provided below. Thank you very much for your support!
Come support your Jacket Regiment member at the 3A State Championships this Saturday at Batesburg-Leesville High School! Competition is fierce and we need 400 to 500 Jacket Regiment supporters to make their presence known for this great band. The competition starts at 4:15, and you will want to be there early to get a good seat. Nineteen bands will be competing in our class this weekend.
3A SCBDA Championship Finals
West Oak 4:30
Saint James 5:30
North Augusta 8:00
South Point 8:15
Blue Ridge 9:15
Jacket Regiment will practice Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 3:45 until 6:00.
Report time for Saturday is 3:00 pm is late on the JR field. Students need to eat before coming to practice, and they will need to bring a sack lunch to eat on the way to Batesburg. Return time to NAHS should be 12:30 am.
Follow I-20 E; Take exit 22 for US-1 toward Aiken/Ridge Spring; Turn left onto U.S. 1 N (signs for Ridge Spring) (travel approximately 20 miles); Turn left onto Pine St and then continue straight onto Line St; Keep left and continue onto SC-391 N/Summerland Ave; Batesburg-Leesville High School will be on your right.
Admission is $10 per adult and $6 per student.
Thank you for your continued support, and we will see you on Saturday!
Following is information from Mr. Deen regarding this Saturday:
Thank you for your continued support of Jacket Regiment. "Suspicious Minds" has entertained thousands and we are entering our final stretch of the competitive season. I hope that you will make plans to support your member at the Lower State Championships this Saturday in Hartsville. A schedule of bands is included as well as directions.
Look for the "Suspicious Characters" in the stands and cheer on this outstanding group of band members! Feel free to wear you own version of the "Suspicious Character" mask and make your own "Suspicious Prop".
Report time is 8:00 am late on our field with no equipment. Members will change at a rest area on I-20. Chicken biscuits will be provided to members for breakfast. Members will need to bring a sack lunch, and we will eat dinner at Fuddruckers in Columbia on the way home. Members will need $15 to cover their meal/beverage/cookies/brownies.
We should return to NAHS by 9:30 pm.
Directions from Columbia
Take I-20 East towards Florence. Take Exit 116 (Bishopville/Sumter) on to Hwy 15 towards Bishopville. Turn left onto SC-341 (Bethune Hwy) after passing through Bishopville. Go about six miles and take a sharp right onto Kelly Bridge Road. Turn left onto Clyde Road at the West Hartsville Elementary School sign. The stadium will be approximately a quarter of a mile down this road on the left.
Admission: Admission is $10.00 per adult and $6.00 per student.
Lower State Championship Schedule
12:00 PM Beaufort
12:15 PM Darlington
12:30 PM Hilton Head
12:45 PM Gilbert
1:00 PM North Augusta
1:15 PM Chapin
1:30 PM Midland Valley
1:45 PM Wilson
2:00 PM BREAK
2:15 PM Brookland-Cayce
2:30 PM Airport
2:45 PM Hartsville
3:00 PM Orangeburg
3:15 PM Berkeley
3:30 PM St. James
3:45 PM Hanahan
4:30 PM AWARDS
See you Saturday!