Freshmen Region Auditions: Entry deadline is October 30; we will be notifying those Freshmen who will record for auditions; October 31-November 4.
Region Band Auditions: Entry deadline is November 12, recordings will be November 14-18 during class or afterschool. We will notify those students and schedule them in as well.
Senior Night Recognition/Baby Pics Due: All Seniors in the band need to submit one baby pic to Mr. Raines by October 30 for the Senior Band Recognition held on November 19, 2020. Please email pics to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Letter Jacket Fittings Fall 2020 Rescheduled: Due to weather conditions and cancelled school, this will be rescheduled for November 3, 2020 during class.
Nothing Bundt Cakes Fundraiser Kickoff: Order forms will be distributed through the band classes, Monday, October 26, and are due November 9.
We are asking all band members to sell 5 items on the order form to help with the budget needs in our band program to include scholarships, Master Classes, Indoor Guard, and Indoor Percussion. If you can sell more please do.
Show Shirts For Sale: The Awesome Cooper Band "Beatlemania" show shirts will be on sale for $13 each and will be available to parents and the community.
Tuesday, Thursday: 4-4:30 p.m Trumpets; 4:15-4:45 p.m. Clarinets
Thursday: 4-5 p.m Baritone, Horns, Flutes
4:15-4:45 p.m Tubas
Wednesday: 4-5 p.m Trombones, Saxes
Portable open for practice on Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays from 4-5pm.
Region help sessions Wednesdays from 4-5pm.
Booster Newlsetter: Booster Newsletter October 2020
Discount Cards and Plaques:
Plaques and Discount cards are available for pick up!
We will sell discount cards and plaques this year. We will let you know when they are available for pick up. Discount cards $10 (profit $6); and Plaques $30 (profit $24). Thank you.
Please watch the video below to learn more about the exciting options offered by scholarshipauditions.com
Here is the landing page link for Cooper HS students to use to register for their free membership on ScholarshipAuditions.com
Rehearsal Dress Up Themes: Band students are asked to dress up as different themes to help make the end of the marching season fun and enjoyable.
October 26: Colors theme (each section will pick and color and wear it)
November 2: Super Hero (each band member will pick a super hero and dress like that super hero)
Masquerade (Boo Bowl), November 6: Each student is encouraged to dress up in a school appropriate costume of their choice for this football game. If in doubt do not wear the costume. If you have any questions please see a leader for details.
Students will be responsible for their own rides to and from Shotwell Stadium.
Attire: Costume (school appropriate)
4:30 p.m. Unload truck
4:45 p.m. Call Time
5:00 p.m. Rehearse in Stadium
5:30 p.m Eat ($7)
5:50 p.m. Put materials in visitors stands (flip folder, water jugs)
6:10 p.m. March into Stadium
6:38 p.m. Pre Game begins (March Grandioso, School song, and Star Spangled Banner all memorized)
7:00 p.m. Kickoff
10:00 p.m. Approximate end of Game
10:15 p.m.Load Sousas and percussion on small trailer for parade
Semi will be unloaded Saturday
Materials: black masks and bell cover, Red Coleman water jug, flip folder/music, reeds, and valve oil.
November 7 Performances :
November 7, 2020
Veteran’s Day Parade
Location: Taylor County Courthouse Parking lot
300 Oak St., 79602
Attire: Blue Polo, Blue Jeans (no holes), dark athletic shoes (black, gray or tan), socks, and baseball cap
10:00 a.m. Call Time at Court House, Unload
10:30 a.m. Warm up
10:45 a.m. Line up
11:00 a.m. Step off
12:30 p.m. Load trailer and dismiss
UIL Region 6 Marching Contest
Wylie HS Stadium
4334 Antilley Rd
Abilene, Texas 79606
Eat lunch before you arrive and plan for a snack as it will be a long afternoon
2:30 p.m. Meet at Cooper High School
3:00 p.m. Rehearsal begins (Parking lot)
4:00 p.m. Rehearsal ends, Load Semi
5:00 p.m. Call Time at Wylie Stadium, unload semi
5:50 p.m. Line Up for Warm up
6:00 p.m. Warm up Begins
7:00 p.m. Tunnel
7:05 p.m. Ready Area
7:15 p.m. Prep
7:20 p.m. Perform (all parents must exit after our band has performed)
7:35 p.m. Load truck; return to Cooper
8:15 p.m. Unload Semi at Cooper HS (estimated)
Friday Night (Small trailer load sousas and battery)
Saturday (unload semi@ CHS at 2:30 p.m.; unload small trailer as well)
After rehearsal load semi with everything for Wylie ISD; unload semi after contest
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Date Change for Game: The game has been changed from November 20 to November 19 which is also Senior Band night.
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