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!
We hope you will take the time to read over this list of Do's and Don'ts for watching competitions. While this is a fairly comprehensive list, it cannot cover every possible scenario. When in doubt, use your best judgment, and remember, we're all there to support our band and have fun! Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns to Julie Yonn (email@example.com) or Monica Noyce (firstname.lastname@example.org). Thank you again for all your support!
--Jacket Regiment will be competing at Midland Valley in the Mustang Classic on Saturday 9/20. Call time for all members is 3 pm (on the practice field). More information about this competition will be going out by Tuesday.
--Any student who still has not turned in money from selling tumblers or flower coupons needs to do so ASAP.
--Please make sure that you are picking your student up on time after practice and games. They are dismissed at 6 pm every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Picking up after a home game can be difficult with traffic, but students are typically done and waiting at the traffic circle within 30 minutes of the end of the game. For away games and competitions, we will have your student call you as we're approaching the school. If you have any questions or concerns about this, please contact Missy King (email@example.com).
--Statements reflecting payments and donations for the Chicago trip will be sent out this weekend. If you have any questions about your student's account, please contact Gina Bull (firstname.lastname@example.org). As a reminder, all band fees are due by September 25 and must be paid in full in order to go to Chicago.
--The second payment of $150 is due on or before October 1, and the balance is due on or before October 22. Payments can be dropped in the black box in the band room or made on the band website (northaugustajacketregiment.org).
--If you are chaperoning the Chicago trip, please make sure that you have turned in a form to Gina or Missy. There will 2 informational meetings for chaperones and tagalongs. The dates for these will be announced at a later date.
--Fruit sales will begin September 29 with all money and orders due by November 17. We expect every member to sell their fair share of 10 boxes. There will be more information about fruit sent out in the next few weeks. If you would like to volunteer to help with unloading/sorting/distributing orders, please contact Laura Mooney (email@example.com).
--Don't forget to bring your case of water to the practice field! We are still in need of freezer pops as well.
Thank you for your support!
Guidelines for Chicago trip
Students will be 4 per hotel room. We will take rooming preferences at a later date.
Students must be in good standing and fees must be paid in full to attend.
Chaperones will need to indicate the name/names of person/persons with whom they will room.
$625.00/person for 4 person occupancy
$650.00/person for 3 person occupancy
$675.00/person for 2 person occupancy
$800.00 for single occupancy
Donations from the trip post cards:
You will be notified by e-mail when donations are posted to your account. Please check your email.
If donations exceed the amount necessary to pay for your trip, you will receive spending
money up to $50.00. Any amount over $50.00 will be placed into the general funds account to pay for transportation.
A form will be provided in class tomorrow (Wednesday, 8/27). A form must be filled out for each student and a deposit of $150.00 is due on September 2, 2014.
No late deposits will be accepted.
Donations may be used for deposit if received by September 2, 2014.
Chaperones must each fill out form with names of roommates. If your student is staying with you, please include them on rooming list. All rates apply for occupancy. Please return form and deposit by September 2, 2014.
No late deposits will be accepted.
If you have any questions, you may call Gina Bull (803-439-4879) or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.