Aug 28 – Sept 1 2023

Marching Band Rehearsals this Week

View the weekly agenda — this is also linked to your homepage on Canvas

Lancer Day 2023 Parade & Home Football Game #1 THURSDAY, August 31

  • 7am — Pep Band with Lancer Dancers & Cheerleaders
  • 7:30am — march halls before 1st hour
  • 1pm — Parade from SME to PV Shops. Band costume theme for parade: Chess Game Pieces (see section leaders for details)
  • 2:30pm — students dismissed for dinner
  • 5pm: Call time @ SME for students & volunteers (load equipment & buses)
  • Game Attire: BLUE BAND SHIRT (Blue-Out is the Pep Club game theme), Black Athletic Shorts, black socks, marching shoes
  • 5:30pm: Travel to SM North Stadium (bus lists coming this week)
  • 6:50pm: Pregame Performance
  • 8:00pm: Halftime Show (Movement 1)

FOOTBALL GAME VOLUNTEERS: sign up for bus chaperones, prop & equipment helpers, water crew, etc.,


SME Concession Stand — Call for Volunteers!

The SME Band Boosters run the concession stand for most home sporting events when they are hosted at SME. The concession stand raises a significant amount of money for the band — by far, the largest continual fundraiser of the year! We need a lot of student and parent volunteers to succeed. Sign up here

Order Additional Show Show Shirts & Sunglasses

From the Band Boosters

Join the Band App!

  • Please make sure everyone has downloaded the Band App — ‘real-time’ announcements, schedules, information
  • Students & Parents may also post pictures & videos
  • Please use (real) full name, photo in your profile
  • Join the Band App here
  • Have you paid your band fees for 2023-2024?

Planning Ahead

  • Marching Band Senior Night — September 8, 2023. Seniors will be recognized during pregame (approximately 6:30pm)
  • Seniors — please complete your bios (sent by Mary Lemon) ASAP
  • Prairie Village Jazz Festival Saturday, 9/9: Blue Knights Jazz Ensemble performs at 3pm
  • Volunteers needed for tickets & trash: Sign up here