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2016-17 Spring Schedule
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December 2016
Tuesday 27 - Thursday 29
Winter Guard "Staging Camp"
Winter Guard
12/27 8:00 am‑5:00 pmStaging Camp
  
12/28 8:00 am‑5:00 pmStaging Camp
  
12/29 8:00 am‑5:00 pmStaging Camp
in Auxiliary Gym
January 2017
Tuesday 3
Winter Guard "Staging Camp"
Winter Guard
9:00 am‑1:00 pmStaging Camp
in Auxiliary Gym
Note: Time may change to 2 pm to 6 pm
Tuesday 10
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
Location TBD
Saturday 14
Pep Band
Pep Band
6:00 pmArrive
Tuesday 17
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
in Auxiliary Gym
Tuesday 17
Booster Meeting
7:00 pmMeeting
in LCHS Cafeteria
Meeting moved to Tuesday (because school is out Monday)
Saturday 21
Pep Band
Pep Band
5:30 pmArrive
Saturday 21
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
9:00 am‑3:00 pmRehearsal
in Auxiliary Gym
Tuesday 24
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
in Auxiliary Gym
Wednesday 25
Freshman Preview Night
6:00‑8:00 pmPreview Night
Snack Bar
Thursday 26 - Saturday 28
ILMEA All State
Students selected by audition
Friday 27
Pep Band Cancelled
Pep Band
6:00 pmArrive
Saturday 28
Winter Guard - Stagg Competition
Winter Guard
10:00 amRehearsal
12:00 pmLunch (on your own)
1:00 pmLoad
1:15 pmDepart LCHS
4:15 pmArrive at Stagg
5:48 pmReport
5:56 pmWarm-up
6:12 pmTransition
6:20 pmPerformance
9:00 pmAwards
9:45 pmDepart Stagg
  
12:30 amArrive at LCHS
in Auxiliary Gym
Tuesday 31
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
in Auxiliary Gym
February 2017
Friday 3
Pep Band Cancelled
Pep Band
6:00 pmArrive
Friday 3
Mid-Illini Jazz Festival
Jazz Band
2:30 pmPerformances start at 2:30
at Metamora High School
Saturday 4
Winter Guard - Boys Basketball Game (tentative)
Winter Guard
 Performance time TBD at Main Gym
in Auxiliary Gym
Saturday 4
Pep Band
Pep Band
5:30 pmArrive
Tuesday 7
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
in Auxiliary Gym
Wednesday 8
Grade School Tours
Marching Band
 All School Day
Saturday 11
Winter Guard - Hersey Show
Winter Guard
9:30 amRehearsal at Limestone
11:45 amLunch (on your own)
12:45 pmLoad
1:00 pmDepart LCHS
4:00 pmArrive as Hersey
5:15 pmStretch/Body Warm-up
5:43 pmReport
5:51 pmWarm-up
6:07 pmTransition
6:15 pmPerformance
7:00 pmEat (on your own)
8:40 pmAwards
9:00 pmDepart Hersey
  
12:00 amArrive at LCHS
John Hersey High School, Arlington Heights
Saturday 11
Eastern IL Univ Jazz Festival
Jazz Band
6:15 amArrive as LCHS and load buses
6:30 amLeave for EIU
9:00 amArrive at EIU
9:40 amWarm-up
10:05 amPerformance at Dvorak Concert Hall
12:00 pmLunch (bring $)
1:00 pmEIU Jazz Ensemble at EIU Theatre
2:00 pmInstruments Clinics
3:30 pmLeave for LCHS
6:00 pmArrive at LCHS
Tuesday 14
Butch's Pizza orders due
Turn order forms and money into the lockbox
Wednesday 15
Grade School Tours
Marching Band
 All School Day
Friday 17
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
10:00 am‑1:00 pmRehearsal
in Auxiliary Gym
Friday 17
Pep Band
Pep Band
6:00 pmArrive
Saturday 18
Pep Band
Pep Band
5:30 pmArrive
Monday 20
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
9:00 am‑1:00 pmRehearsal
in Auxiliary Gym
Tuesday 21
Booster Meeting
7:00 pmMeeting
LCHS Cafeteria
Meeting moved to Tuesday (because school is out Monday)
Friday 24 - Saturday 25
Jazz in the Meadow
Jazz Band
2/24 3:30 pmLeave LCHS
2/24 7:00 pmDinner at Lou Malnati's
2/24 8:00 pmLeave for hotel
2/24 8:30 pmArrive at hotel
2/24 11:00 pmLights out
  
2/25 7:00 amComplimentary breakfast
2/25 8:00 amLeave for festival
2/25 8:30 amArrive at festival
2/25 8:45 amWarm-up
2/25 9:30 amPerformance & Clinic in main gym
2/25 10:15 amCombo warm-up
2/25 11:00 amCombo performance & clinic in main gym
2/25 12:00 pmNorthern IL University Jazz Orchestra at main gym
2/25 1:00 pmLunch (bring $)
2/25 1:30 pmLoad buses & leave for LCHS
2/25 5:00 pmArrive at LCHS
Rolling Meadows, IL
Tuesday 28
Disney payment #3 due (balance) Date Changed
Tuesday 28
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
in Auxiliary Gym
March 2017
Saturday 4
Winter Guard - Lake Park Show
Winter Guard
8:30 amRehearsal at LCHS
11:45 amLunch (on your own)
12:45 pmLoad
1:00 pmDepart LCHS
3:30 pmArrive at Lake Park
4:50 pmStretch/Body warm-up
5:26 pmReport
5:34 pmWarm-up
5:50 pmTransition
5:58 pmPerformance
 Dinner (bring $$ to eat at the school)
9:00 pmAwards
9:30 pmDepart Lake Park
  
12:00 amArrive at LCHS
Tuesday 7
Mid-Illini Concert Band Festival Date Changed
Wind Ensemble
5:45 pmMeet at LCHS
6:00 pmLeave for Dunlap HS
7:00 pmPekin performs
7:15 pmCanton performs
7:30 pmDunlap performs
7:45 pmEast Peoria performs
8:00 pmLimestone performs
8:15 pmMetamora performs
8:45 pmLeave for LCHS
9:30 pmArrive at LCHS
Dunlap High School
Performance times are flexible. Plan to arrive a half hour early.
Tuesday 7
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
in Auxiliary Gym
Friday 10
Stompin' at the Savoy - Setup
Jazz Band
3:00 pmSetup
Saturday 11
Stompin' at the Savoy - Setup
Jazz Band
9:00 amSetup
Saturday 11
Stompin' at the Savoy - Dinner & Concert
Jazz Band
5:30 pmSilent Auction
6:00 pmDinner
7:00 pmConcert
in LCHS Cafeteria
Sunday 12
Winter Guard - Cavalier's (Batavia) Show
Winter Guard
7:00 amRehearsal at Limestone
7:55 amLoad
8:00 amDepart for Batavia
(Breakfast on the bus)
10:45 amArrive at Batavia
11:45 amStretch/Body warm-up
12:18 pmReport
12:26 pmWarm-up
12:42 pmTransition
12:50 pmShow time
 Bring $$ for lunch at the school
3:30 pmAwards
4:00 pmDepart from Batavia
 (We will NOT stop for dinner)
7:00 pmArrive at LCHS
Batavia High School
1204 Main St.
Batavia, IL 60510
Sunday 12
Uniform Fitting for Disney
Band Students going to Disney
12:00‑5:00 pmUniform fittings
 Exact times TBA; (will only take ~30 minutes for each student)
Bring the following items to help you get a proper fitting:
- Black Socks - up the calf
- Cotton or gym Shorts - no cargo-style shorts or sweat pants
- T-shirt
Questions? Contact Jeanie Towle at Uniforms@LimestoneBands.com.
Tuesday 14
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
in Auxiliary Gym
Sunday 19
Winter Guard - Lincoln Way East Competition Date Changed
Winter Guard
at New Lenox, IL
Monday 20
Booster Meeting
7:00 pmMeeting
in LCHS Cafeteria
Tuesday 21
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
in Auxiliary Gym
Wednesday 22
Butch's Pizza delivery
3:00 pmHelp sort Pizza
4:00 pmPickup frozen pizzas
LCHS Cafeteria
Saturday 25
Winter Guard - Minooka Show Cancelled
Winter Guard
 Performance time TBD
Tuesday 28
Winter Guard Rehearsal
Winter Guard
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
8:15 pmPublic Performance
in Auxiliary Gym
Tuesday 28
Grade School Honor Band Rehearsal
6:00‑8:00 pmRehearsal
in LCHS Cafeteria
Tuesday 28
Disney Drumline rehearsal
8:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
April 2017
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2
WGI Championships
Winter Guard
4/1 4:00 amArrive at LCHS
4/1 4:15 amDepart LCHS
4/1 8:00 amArrive in LaPort, IN
4/1 8:30 amBody Warm-up
4/1 9:05 amReport
4/1 9:13 amWarm-up
4/1 9:29 amTravel
4/1 9:37 amPerformance
4/1 11:00 amDepart for outlet mall
4/1 12:00 pmLunch at Mall (bring $$)
4/1 2:30 pmDepart for hotel
4/1 2:50 pmArrive at hotel
4/1 6:00 pmDinner at Hotel (see Note for $$)
4/1 8:00 pmRelax/Swim
4/1 10:30 pmIn your rooms
  
4/2 6:30 amWake up calls
4/2 7:00 amBreakfast
4/2 7:30 amHair/Make-up
 TBD - Depart for LaPorte HS
 Performance-time announced during Saturday's awards
4/2 3:30 pmFull Retreat Finale
4/2 5:00 pmDepart from LaPorte H.S.
4/2 9:30 pmArrive at LCHS
Dinner at Hotel:
Guard members bring $5.
Adults can join for $14. Please RSVP to Dave or Patti.
LaPorte High School
602 F Street
LaPorte, IN 46350
Best Western Plus La Porte
444 Lake Pine Ave.
LaPorte, IN 46350
219-362-4585
Lighthouse Place Premium Mall
601 Wabash St.
Michigan City, IN 46360
219-879-6506
Monday 3
Solo & Ensemble
6:00 pmStart time: individual events vary
Limestone
Monday 3
Disney Rehearsal
Disney participants
6:00‑9:00 pmRehearsal
Required for Band students going to Disney
Monday 3
Disney Chaperone/Parent meeting
6:00 pmChaperone & Parent meeting
Cafeteria
Chaperones and any parent with questions about the Disney trip are invited
Wednesday 5
And All That Jazz Ticket Sales
3:00 pmTicket Sales
Auditorium Foyer
Thursday 6
Grade School Band Festival - Rehearsal
Wind Ensemble
 All-day rehearsal
Thursday 6
Grade School Band Festival - Concert
Wind Ensemble
7:00 pmConcert
Main Gym
Saturday 8 - Thursday 13
Disney Trip
4/8 7:00 am[Cancelled] Chaperone meeting at Auditorium?
4/8 7:30 amStudents arrive at Band room
4/8 8:00 amBuses arrive; load
4/8 9:00 amDepart
 Day of Travel
Independent Meals ($)
  
4/9 9:00 am ET(approx) Arrive at Beach
4/9 3:30 pm ET(approx) Load buses at beach for BBQ
4/9 4:00 pm ET(approx) Beach BBQ
4/9 6:00 pm ET(approx) Load buses for Hotel (~1 hour drive)
4/9 7:15 pm ET(approx) Arrive at Hotel
  
4/10 7:00 am ETBreakfast (included) at Hotel
4/10 8:30 am ETTo Magic Kingdom
4/10 1:30 pm ETMeet Disney representative by The Windmill in FrontierLand, to the left of Splash Mountain
4/10 3:00 pm ET"Festival of Fantasy" Parade at Magic Kingdom
4/10 10:00 pm ETMeet for fireworks (location & time TBD)
 Ferry or monorail (TBD) to Transportation Center
 Charter buses to Hotel
  
4/11 7:30 am ETBreakfast (included) at Hotel
4/11 8:30 am ETTo Animal Kingdom
4/11 11:00 am ETMadrigal Singers & spectators load charter bus for Disney Springs
4/11 11:30 am ETMadrigal Singers meet Disney representative (location & exact time TBD)
4/11 11:45 am ET(time TBD) Others load charter buses for Hollywood Studios
4/11 1:00 pm ETMadrigal Singers performance at Disney Springs' Waterview Park stage, located in "The Landing" area
4/11 2:30 pm ETMadrigal Singers & spectators load buses for Hollywood Studios
4/11 9:00 pm ETMeet for fireworks (location & time TBD)
4/11 10:00 pm ETCharter buses to Hotel
  
4/12 8:00 am ETBreakfast (included) at Hotel
4/12 9:00 am ETTo EPCOT
4/12 9:30 pm ETMeet for fireworks (location & time TBD)
4/12 10:00 pm ETMeet charter buses.
Parents taking students meet Mr. Empey.
Begin travel homeward.
  
 Day of Travel
Independent meals ($)
4/13 8:00 pm(approx) Arrive at LCHS with happy memories
Orlando, FL
Rosen Centre Hotel
9840 International Dr
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 996-9840
Lori Wilson Park (Beach BBQ)
1500 N. Atlantic Ave.
Cocoa Beach
Monday 24
Booster Meeting Date Changed
7:00 pmMeeting
in Band Room
All new students and parents are encouraged to attend to learn everything you need to know about being a Marching Rocket.
(Delayed one week due to Disney trip)
Wednesday 26
Chicken Dinner ticket deadline
Last day to turn in tickets and money to the lockbox in the band room.
Thursday 27
Jazz Band @ B'ville Christian Church
Jazz Band
5:00‑8:00 pmDinner & Performance
Bartonville Christian Church
Thursday 27
Color Guard clinic
Color Guard
6:30‑8:30 pmRehearsal
in Main Gym
New Color Guard members only
Saturday 29
ISU State of Illinois Concert Band Festival
Wind Ensemble
6:15 amArrive at LCHS
6:30 amLeave for ISU
7:30 amArrive at ISU
8:00 amLeave for warm-up
8:45 amLeave for performance
9:00‑9:20 amPerformance
9:30‑10:00 amClinic (on stage)
10:30 amLeave for LCHS
11:30 amArrive at LCHS
ISU Center for the Performing Arts
(Date changed from April 21-22, 2017)
Concert Black:
Boys - black dress pants, shirt, shoes, and socks; any color tie.
Girls - black dress or dress slacks
May 2017
Wednesday 3
Jazz Band @ Kiwanis Banquet
Jazz Band
5:50 pmJazz Band students arrive
6:00‑6:30 pmPerformance
in LCHS Cafeteria
Thursday 4
Spring Concert
All Bands & Winter Guard
6:15 pmStudents arrive
7:00 pmConcert
Main Gym
Friday 5
All That Jazz
Jazz Band
6:15 pmJazz Band students arrive
6:30 pmDoors open
7:00 pmConcert
LCHS Cafeteria
Tuesday 9
Color Guard clinic
Color Guard
6:30‑8:30 pmRehearsal
in Main Gym
New Color Guard members only
Thursday 11
Drive-thru Chicken/Pork Dinner
3:00 pmVolunteers set up
4:30‑6:30 pmDinner pick-up
Thursday 11
Color Guard Rehearsal
Color Guard
6:30‑8:30 pmRehearsal
in Main Gym
All Color Guard members
Sunday 14
Prairie Wind Ensemble with Trevor solo
Monday 15
Booster Meeting
7:00 pmMeeting
Library