2019-2020 Shamrock Pride Student Handbook: Click Here
Shamrock Pride Competitive Marching Band (Competitive Band, Guard and Percussion): Mandatory Dates are: Spring Call-Out Meeting, Freshmen Camp, Leadership Training (for those wanting to be in band leadership), Full Band Music Camp, Full Band Movement Camp, Marching Band Camp, mini-camps and all competitions. A 75% attendance requirement applies to all other scheduled dates. The absence request form is available for download here. Absence request forms must be submitted at least two weeks prior to the planned absence. Submission of forms does not necessarily guarantee an excused absence. Unexcused absences and absences that are not communicated will count against the student. Poor attendance and/or unexcused absence during mandatory dates will likely result in assignment as alternate.
All Other Programs (Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band): Attendance for performances is expected.
Fees must be up to date for continued participation in WHS Band Programs. The 2019-2020 fee schedules for each program follow:
Please feel free to pay the full amount at the beginning of the year or split payments according to the schedule below. Payments dropped off in the Band Booster box must be in an envelope with the student’s name and what the payment is to be applied to. Checks must be made out to Westfield Band Boosters and have the student’s name written in the memo field of the check.
2019-2020 Shamrock Pride Competitive Marching Band and Color Guard:
Due Date 1st child subsequent child
June 7, 2019 $150 $140
July 5, 2019 $150 $140
August 9, 2019 $125 $120
September, 6, 2019 $100 $ 75
2019-2020 All In-Class Bands:
All In-Class Band payments may be paid in full at any time or $30 per trimester due each trimester, 30 days from billing. Please note, we are referring to classes your students take during the school day. These classes include but are not limited to: Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and In-Class Jazz Band. Extra Curricular Jazz Program fees are listed separately.
2019-2020 Extra Curricular Jazz Program:
Fee will be $75. Dates and Program Details are TBD.
2019-2020 Winter Guard, Winter Winds and IPA:
Due Date Amount Due
December 1, 2019 25% of total Fee
January 1, 2020 50% of total Fee
February 1, 2020 25% of total Fee
These forms are required only for Competitive Marching Band Members:
Competitive Marching Band (Shamrock Pride)
An extracurricular activity open to any band member enrolled in Advanced Concert Band 1. Band members will compete in several marching band invitational contests. The band will participate in the ISSMA Marching Band competition series.