Announcements 9/5/16

Marching Band Practice Schedule – This week we are practicing Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:30-6:00. As always, go to for practice schedules and events. This week, during lunch, the band room will be tutoring and study hall only.


Jazz – All-Region fees are due. Turn in $13 to Mr. Carlton or Mr. Lang. Students in Jazz 1 need to be working hard on their all region jazz audition music. The audition is Sept 17th at Southwest HS in Fort Worth.


Rides to Practice – The booster club and band student council are working together to help students find a ride to practices. If you have questions, contact the booster club parents at

This is the link for people in need of rides –

This is the link for people who can give rides –


SAT test days – SAT tests conflict with our first two marching contests this fall. We encourage students to sign up for the December test date.


Marching Contest Dates – All marching band performances are on the band calendar. Exact times will not be available until about two weeks before each marching contest date. We will give a best estimate about 3 weeks ahead of time. Usually, marching contests are a FULL day event.


Stay Connected – Remind is the text service we use to communicate information via mass text. There is an app available if you would like that instead of a text or email. To sign up send a text to 81010 with the following message: Lamar Band – @lamarband / Color Guard – @lamarguard / Band Parents – @lhsbandmom

BAND TWITTER – @VikingBand

BAND INSTA – @lamarband

BAND FACEBOOK – Lamar Viking Band




The Week Ahead

Tuesday    Sept 6        3:30pm-6:00pm        Marching Band Practice

Wednesday    Sept 7        3:30pm-6:00pm        Marching Band Practice

Thursday    Sept 8        3:30pm-6:00pm        Marching Band Practice

Friday        Sept 9        4:30pm-10:30pm    Football vs. Keller Central


Quote of the Week – “Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.” – George S. Patton