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

 (  bjbeach@episd.org  )


2017 FHS Star of the West Fall and Spring Band Dates

Franklin Band – Star of the West – REVISED August 2, 2017

ALL DATES, TIMES AND EVENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND ADJUSTMENT ANYTIME!

September 23 High School All Region Jazz Auditions - @Hanks HS
September 29 NO SCHOOL – Teacher Staff Development 
YES, WE WILL HAVE REGULAR 6:45 A.M. REHEARSAL
Game – @ Pebble Hills HS (SAC) – GAME STARTS AT 4:30 P.M.
Departure time TBA- This will be a NON UNIFORM Performance
September 30 Coronado T-Bird Invitational – Time TBA
October 6 Home Game – Eastwood – Middle School Band Night - Be Here at 5:00 p.m.
October 7 Contest – EPISD Invitational - @ Bowie HS – Times TBA
October 12 THURSDAY GAME – Away Game - @ Montwood (SAC) 7:30 p.m. Game Start - Be Here at 5:00 p.m.
October 13 No Morning Rehearsal, but rehearsal after school, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
October 14 Contest – UIL Region Marching Contest - @ The SAC – Times TBA
October 18 Homecoming Parade - Wednesday @school – 5:00 P.m.
October 20 Home Game – El Dorado HS - Be Here at 5:00 p.m.
October 25 Parent/ Teacher Conference
October 27 Away Game - @ Socorro @ Socorro High School Stadium – 
                Be Here at 4:45 p.m.
November 2 THURSDAY GAME – Away Game - @ Coronado, Sun Bowl – 
6:00 p.m.          Start Time – Departure Time TBA
November 3 No Morning Rehearsal, but rehearsal after school, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
November 4 Contest – NMSU Tournament of Bands - @ Las Cruces
SAT Test – Not a good one to sign up for!
November 9 THURSDAY HOME GAME – Americas – Senior Night
                Be Here at 5:00 p.m.
November 9 Concert Band Auditions will begin this week!
November 10 NO SCHOOL – Veterans Day
                Possible Playoff Game – Keep your calendar clear for this date!
November 11 Contest – Eastwood/Star City Throwdown – Percussion Only – Times TBA
                Possible Playoff Game
November 13-15 High School All Region Jazz Rehearsals @ Del Valle HS – 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
November 16 High School All Region Jazz Band Concert - @ UTEP Recital Hall – 7:00p.m.
November 20-24 THANKSGIVING BREAK
Sun Carnival Parade – Our turn to march! A practice schedule will be announced for two of the days during the break!
November 28 Jazz Band Rehearsals begin before school
December 2 High School All Region Band Auditions - @ Hanks HS – Times TBA
December 4 9th Grade All Region Band Auditions - @ Chapin HS – Times TBA
December 13 TENTATIVE - FHS Winter Concert
December 20 End of Semester
December 21/January 3 CHRISTMAS BREAK

A REVISED CALENDAR WITH ADDITIONAL DATES WILL BE DISTRIBUTED AT THE BEGININNG OF THE SPRING SEMESTER
January 4 First day of Spring Semester
January 8 Morning Rehearsals Begin – Trade off between Jazz and Concert Bands 
Schedule and Times TBA
January 12/13 Area Band Auditions - @ Midland HS – Only some students will participate
January 15 NO SCHOOL – Martin Luther King Holiday
January 19/20 High School All Region Band Concert and Clinic - @ UTEP
January 27 EPISD Middle School Solo and Ensemble Festival – We Host!!
February 3 UIL Solo and Ensemble Festival - @ Hanks – Times TBA
February 9,10 All Region Orchestra Clinic and Concert, Coronado HS
Only some students will participate
February 14-17 All State Band @ San Antonio - Only some students will participate
February 19 NO SCHOOL – Staff Development
February 21 Parent/ Teacher Conference
February 24 El Paso Wind Symphony Concerto Competition – Time TBA
March 9-10 Del Valle Concert Festival – Possible participation
March 12-16 SPRING BREAK
March 23 End of Nine Weeks 
March 22 FHS Concert Bands in Concert - @ FHS Gym – 7:00 p.m.
March 27-29 UIL Band Concert/ Sight Reading - @ Socorro HS
March 30 No School – Good Friday
April 12 FHS Jazz Bands in Concert - @ FHS Theater
April 24-26 EPISD Jazz Festival - @ Coronado HS -  Times TBA
April 26-28 Hanks Jazz Festival - @ Hanks HS – Times TBA
May 22 TENTATIVE - End of Year Concert with Middle School Bands
May 25 Early Dismissal
May 26-28         Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest - Only some students will participate
June 1 End of Semester