Basic High School Band
Wolfpack Regiment

400 N. Palo Verde Drive
Henderson, Nevada 89015
799-8000 ext 4040
Mr. Billy Skembos - Director
MaryKay Weishan - Band Aide
Fara Day - Parent Organization President


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Band Camp Morning Rehearsal Site

Date: Monday, August 4, 2014
To: Marching band students
From: Mr. Skembos & Mr. McComb
Re: Band Camp Rehearsal Site

This year we will be utilizing fields 3 & 4 at Heritage Park for morning rehearsals beginning Wednesday, August 6 through the conclusion of band camp on Friday, August 15.

Students will report to Heritage Park and be ready to go with all necessary equipment and materials by 8:00 A.M. each day. Students will still receive an additional 30 minutes as a part of their lunch break (1:30 total) to transit back to the school for afternoon rehearsals.


Heritage Park

July 30, 2014

Band Camp Schedule Updated
For ALL Color Guard and Percussion

July 9, 10 & 11 - Percussion & Color Guard Camp 8am - 1pm (Bring your lunch) Leadership also welcome to come and join the Guard and Percussion
July 28 - August 1 - Percussion, Color Guard & Leadership 8am - Noon
July 31 & August 1 - ALL FRESHMEN WINDS 9am - Noon

BAND CAMP FOR ALL

August 4 -8 ALL Band Members 8am - Noon, 1-5pm (lunch on campus)
August 11 - 15 ALL Band Members 8am - Noon, 1 -5pm (lunch on campus)
August 12 MANDATORY PARENT MEETING - 6pm

WHAT TO BRING AND WHAT TO WEAR
Bring your instrument, reeds, flip folder with pages & lyre. You will also need a 3 ring binder with plastic pages for your drill. Tie a sash or shoe strings onto the binder so you can wear it while marching. Be sure to wear sunscreen, shorts (must cover you), T-shirt (no tummies showing), socks and tennis shoes. NO FLIP FLOPS OR SANDALS, No jeans (they will be too hot). We will provide a water or you may bring your own.

Students may not leave campus for lunch. For a fee of $10 per week lunch will be provided by the band parents. You may also bring your own lunch or have some brought to you. No walking to the 7-11 for drinks or snacks. Any questions please send MaryKay an email.

July 8, 2014

Congratulations
2013 - 2014 Wolfpack Regiment!
2014 - 2015 Band Council

Drum Major: Emily Day & Steven Smith
Assistant Drum Major: Josh Bassett
Band President: Josh Bray
Percussion Captains: Justin Rollo & Bryson Knowles (Assistant)
Color Guard Captain: Tristina Hansen
Color Guard Lieutenant: Jenna Despres
Flute Section Leaders: Christian Perry & Nicole Romero (Assistant)
Clarinet Section Leaders: Josh Bray & Sean Cridland (Assistant)
Alto Saxophone Section Leader: Mikel Frey
Tenor & Bari Sax Section Leader: Christian Guerra
Trumpet & Mellophone Section Leader: Reanna Gardner
Trombone Section Leader: Nelson Corn
Baritone & Tuba Section Leader: Kyle McGowan
Pit Section Leader: Natalie Weckesser
Librarian: Kayley McGowan

June 16, 2014

May 6, 2014

Calendar Updated

Marching Band is the busiest time for the Wolfpack Regiment Marching Band. Mark your calendars so you can schedule family events that do not conflict with Marching Band. Every day of rehearsal missed takes twice as long to catch up. The band is only as good as attendance. It is difficult to have practice with missing students. If you have a conflict with the schedule please inform Mr. Skembos and fill out an absence form. Please do not expect Mr. Skembos or MaryKay to remember your schedule conflict without a form.

Parents we need volunteers for Band Camp, Football Games, Competitions and other events. Please contact Fara Day about volunteering. Thank you to all the parents who make this band a wonderful experience for the students.

July 7, 2013

Band Handbook

The Basic Band Handbook is available for download. Click on the Handbook button on the left to download the 2013/2014 Band Handbook.

August 24, 2013

Parent Alert

Parents you can check your child's band account by clicking on the Charms Music link on the left side of the page. You can also go to www.charmoffice.com . At the top right under the enter button you will click on Parents/Students/Members. Basic Band's School Code is BasicHSB. the Student Area Password is your child's student number. From the Student section you can view your child's band account and view how much is still owed to the band for fees. Any funds raised above this year's fees will carry over to the following year. Please take a moment to update your information in Charms so we have accurate contacts for you and your child.

February 14, 2014

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400 N. Palo Verde Rd.
Henderson, NV. 89015
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