Thank you for a great marching band regular season! It was extremely rewarding to watch the band grow and progress through the learning of our 2021 competition show. This wouldn't have been possible without the booster support, school support and students! Thank you!
As we transition into football band it is important to make one thing clear. Attendance is MANDATORY for playoff games. It is my hope that we can pull Script Tigers out of hibernation and get this going for a few games. the caveat here is that attendance is everything for a successful Script Tigers.
I understand that things do happen out of everyones control and situations do arise. With that said, the "no questions asked" excused absences are only:
1, Death in the family
2. Personal Illness (this includes quarantine)
Over the last two years we have seen an increase in frivolous or questionable unexcused absences.
Examples include but are not limited to:
home work due
baby sitting siblings
no call, no show (the worst of all)
We want all our members to have great grades and jobs, but it is imperative that you manage your time wisely. Keep in mind that Marching Band is a class and all students receive a participation grade for the class. It also puts fellow members in difficult situations when we rely on one another to perform at our best. Please make sure to submit planned absence forms early in the week as we navigate the football Post season.
For the remainder of the playoff season we will wear our normal purple uniforms. Layers of clothing are encouraged in order for kids to remain warm, however please avoid wearing hoodies and sweats. Long underwear/running tights/leggings and compression wear will insulate much more effectively than bulky hoodies and sweat pants. This in turn will keep you warm and not break uniform protocol.
3:10 - Dress rehearsal on band practice field
4:10 - Dismiss. Take instruments with you!
5:30 - Report to Ridgeview parking lot. Students park in grass lot closest to C3 church. (on the ridge)*
5:45 - Warm-up
6:25 - Parade from Ridgeview parking lot. Students park in grass lot closest to C3 church. (on the ridge)*
6:45 - pregame (combined with Hilliard Bradley Band)
7:00 - Kick-off
*I want to continue to encourage SAFE car-pooling and/or parent drop off.
In the event of a loss uniforms will be returned that same night.
Amy Menke - Nurse
Jeff and Jessica Hansen
Mark and Kelly Brick
Mr. Stowe is Director of Bands at Pickerington High School Central. He's in his 10th year of teaching in Pickerington and 18th year of his career. Mr. Stowe holds two Bachelors degrees in Music Education and Performance from Capital University and a Masters of Music from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.