Latest Calendar of Events

Please email Mr. Beach as soon as possible if you will be missing any of the dates.

 (  bjbeach@episd.org  )


2018 Summer Band Dates -Uniform check out dates
June 4-6 Micro Marching Band Camp – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
June 7 FHS Graduation – 6:00 p.m. be there at 5:00 p.m. – Don Haskins Center (UTEP)
July 10, 17, 24 REHEARSALS – WINDS ONLY – 7:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.
July 16, 17 Band Leadership Workshop – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m.
July 30 First Day of Summer Band – 7:00 – 11:00 a.m., 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
SUMMER BAND SCHEDULE
July 30 – August 2 7:00 – 11:00 a.m., 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.
August 3 7:00 – 11:00 a.m., rehearsal
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Locker check out
August 6-9 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
August 10 7:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Band Lock-in – Starts at 11:55 p.m.
August 13 First Day of School – NO MORNING REHEARSAL
August 14 First Morning rehearsal – Starts at 6:45 a.m. Be here no later than 6:30 a.m.
August 18, 25 Saturday Marching Band Rehearsal – 7:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Possible uniform Check Out 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.



Calendar of Events – Fall 2018
ALL DATES, TIMES AND EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND ADJUSTMENT ANYTIME
July 30 First Day of Summer Band – 
ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE A PHYSICAL EXAM BY A DOCTOR PRIOR TO BEGINNING MARCHING BAND. THE PHYSICAL FORM IS DUE ON JULY 30!
July 30 – August 2 Rehearsal Schedule -  7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
August 3 Rehearsal 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m  
 Locker Checkout/ Turn in remaining paperwork -  1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
August 6 – 10 Full Band rehearsal - 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
August 10 Band Lock In – 11:45 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.
August 13 First day of School – NO before school rehearsal
August 14 First 6:45 a.m. rehearsal
August 18 Saturday Rehearsal – 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Uniform Check out – 12:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. – Juniors and Seniors
August 25 Saturday Rehearsal – 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Uniform Check out – 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Freshmen and Sophomores
August 31 First Game - @ Rio Rancho - We will NOT travel to the game
September 7 First Home Football Game – vs. Permian – be here at 4:45 p.m.
September 8 El Paso Winds All Region Clinic - @ UTEP, 10:30 a.m.
September 14 Game @ Midland – We will NOT travel to the game
September 21 Home Game vs. El Dorado – Be here at 5:15 p.m.
September 22 All Region Jazz Band Auditions - @ Hanks HS – Time TBA 
September 26 Parent Teacher Conference – Half Day of School
September 28 Game @ Chapin – We WILL travel to this game
October 5 No Game – Yes, morning rehearsal 
Meeting after school for all people working the contest – Time TBA
October 6 EPISD Marching Festival - @ FHS Stadium – Time TBA

October 8 No School – Staff Development – YES, we will rehearse. 6:45 a.m.!
October 12 END OF THE NINE WEEKS
Home Game vs. Americas HS - Be here at 5:15 p.m.
October 13 UIL Region Marching Contest - @ The SAC – Time TBA
October 18 THURSDAY GAME @ Coronado HS, @ The Sun Bowl – Game at 6:00 p.m.
October 19 No morning rehearsal – after school rehearsal 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
October   20                     SISD March Fest - , @ The SAC - Time TBA
October 26 Home Game vs. Montwood

October 27 UIL Area Marching Contest - @ Ratliff Stadium, Odessa
November 2 Home Game vs. Pebble Hills – Senior Night
November 3 Star City Throwdown Drum Line Competition – Time TBA
SAT Test
November 5-7 UIL State Marching Contest – Alamodome, San Antonio
November 10 SATURDAY GAME @ Socorro @ The SAC - Game at 10:00 a.m.
November 12 No School – Veterans Day
November 13-15 All Region Jazz Band Rehearsals -  @ Del Valle HS – Time TBA
Franklin Concert Band Auditions – during Class, before school
November 16 All Region Jazz Band Concert - @ UTEP Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall – Time TBA
November 19-23 Fall Break – NO Parade this year!!
November 28 Jazz Band Rehearsals – 7:15 a.m.
December 1 High School All Region Band Auditions - @ Hanks HS – Time TBA
December 3 9th Grade All Region Band Tryouts - @ Chapin HS – Time TBA
December 12 Possible FHS Band Winter Concert – FHS Gym – Concert at 7:00 p.m.
December 21 End of the Semester
December 24 – January 4 – Holiday Break!!
January 8 First Jazz Band Rehearsal – Time TBA
January 9 First day of Spring Semester
January 11,12 Area Band Auditions - @ Permian HS, Odessa – Only qualifying students attend
January 18, 19 High School All Region Band Concert - @ UTEP – Time TBA

January 21 No School – Martin Luther King Holiday
January 26 EPISD Middle School Solo and Ensemble Festival – We Host!!!!
February 2 UIL High School Solo and Ensemble Festival - @ Hanks HS
February 13 Parent Teacher Conference
February 13- 16 All State Band - @ San Antonio - only qualifying students attend
February 18 No School – President’s Day – YES, Jazz Band Rehearsal – Time TBA 
February 19 FHS Jazz Band Concert, with Hornedo MS Band - @ FHS Theater, 6:00 p.m.
February 19-21 EPISD Jazz Festival - @ Coronado HS – Time TBA
February 28 Hanks Jazz Festival - @ Hanks HS – Time TBA
March 1, 2 Hanks Jazz Festival - @ Hanks HS – Time TBA
March 4 Concert Band morning rehearsals begin – 7:15 a.m.
March 8 End of Nine Weeks
March 11-15 Spring Break
April 11-13 Del Valle Concert Band Festival – Time TBA
April 16/18 Possible FHS Band Concert – @ FHS Gym, 7:00 p.m.
April 30 UIL Concert and Sight Reading Festival - @ Coronado HS – Time TBA
May 1,2 UIL Concert and Sight Reading Festival - @ Coronado HS – Time TBA
May 16 End of Year Concert with Middle School Bands - @ FHS Gym, 6:00 p.m.
May 21 Possible New Member Meeting – Time and place TBA
May 23 Last day of School
May/ June? FHS Graduation – Time and place TBA
May/ June? Micro Marching Band Camp – Time TBA

FHS Percussion Summer Rehearsals

June 27, 28, 29     1:30pm-6:00pm      FULL GROUP

July 3, 5, 6            9am-1:30pm          FRONT ENSEMBLE ONLY

                            1:30pm-6:00pm     BATTERIE ONLY

July 18, 19, 20       9:00am-4:30pm     FULL GROUP

July 30                  7:00am                  SUMMER BAND STARTS (FULL BAND)


All Rehearsals will be at the Franklin HS Band Room. Please be prepared to be outside for all or part of the rehearsal. Bring water, hat, sunscreen, etc. Dress appropriately.

Please contact either Mr. Valenzuela 915-433-9883 or Mr. Anderson 915-203-1035 if you are going to be missing any of these rehearsals.