August 7-11 2023

Blue Knights Jazz Ensemble Selected to perform at KMEA

  • Congratulations to the students in the Blue Knights Jazz Ensemble! We have been selected to perform at the KS Music Educators’ State Convention & Workshop in February 2024. It is a lengthy audition process and entries are screened blindly by a state panel of music educators. It’s a tremendous honor to be selected. More details will be announced soon!

Band Booster Meeting Monday, August 7, 6pm

  • Location: SME Band Room
  • New parents, new volunteers for 2023-2024 encouraged to attend!

Marching Band Rehearsal Thursday, August 10, 6-8pm

  • Please arrive no later than 5:45pm to set up for rehearsal. (Percussion 5:15pm)
  • Thursday rehearsals are with Lancer Dancers, and required for a successful season!

Band Car Wash Saturday, August 19, 9am-1pm

  • Saturday, August 19, 9am-1pm: SME Band Annual Car Wash
  • All students expected to participate in at least 1 shift (signups in class)
  • Parent helpers, donations needed. Sign-up for donations and shifts here
  • Event flyer attached here
  • Tickets were handed out at the Marching Showcase and will be available in the band room for pickup. Each student is expected to sell 5 tickets — turn in envelopes with cash/check or leftover tickets
  • Parents who have buckets, towels, etc at home from last year – please bring to band room the week of the event

Communications, Photo/Video

  • 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?