September 18-22 2023

Marching Band Rehearsals this Week

  • Please wear blue band shirts Monday. SME is hosting the State STUCO convention and we will be performing with the cheerleaders/dancers while they arrive, near the end of 1st hour. Students will be excused for part of 2nd hour.
  • View the weekly agenda — this is also linked to your homepage on Canvas
  • Mr. Eric Stambaugh, Hutchinson Community College & longtime Buhler Band Director will be with us Thursday and Friday
  • Please have ALL materials (music, drill, lyre/ff/belt) at every rehearsal this week, no exceptions! *pop quiz materials check this week*
  • As a reminder, all scheduled rehearsals are mandatory and absences/conflicts must be communicated in advance.

Pep Band Friday @ SM North

  • When we are the visiting team vs. a SMSD opponent, we perform as a pep band in the stands (no marching).
  • 6:15pm — Meet at SM North Stadium, 7401 Johnson Drive 66204, Visitor’s (East) Side stands
  • Attire: Show Shirts
  • Please arrange student and instrument transportation on your own. Let a section leader or drum major know if you need help with a ride

Concessions Volunteers

  • This year we are in charge of nearly all home sporting event concession stand sales at SME. it’s a tremendous money-making opportunity for the program, but we need your help! If all students and parents worked at least 1 shift, we would have every shift covered. Please sign up here
  • Thank you to all who have volunteered so far!

Upcoming: Fall Jazz Concert 9/27, 7pm @SME

KSMEA All-District Honor Band Tryouts

Auditions are quickly approaching (first weekend in November). Below are the materials that were passed out in May. If you have not begun preparing, please do so now!

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?