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Welcome to the SCHS Band Page
PRACTICE RECORDINGS HERE!!!
The South Caldwell Spartan Band is an award-winning high school concert, marching, and jazz program located in Hudson, North Carolina. With a membership of 200+ students, the band is recognized across the state for their achievement in music performance and education.
We compete and perform at venues all over the State and beyond and have a dedicated staff that guides and encourages our students. Our program sets and maintains the highest of standards, and our students are always ready to meet the next challenge.
Welcome to the SCHS Band … where music matters!
SCHS Band Classroom Information:
Mr. Childers & Mr. Stafford have planning 8:15-9:15 (available for parent conferences with a weeks notice)
Performance Grades (40%) - Concerts, Masterclasses, Sectionals, etc...
Test Grades (40%) - Weekly Playing Tests, see syllabus
Homework Grades (10%) - Self Assessment,
Participation Grades (10%) - 1 grade per 9 weeks, materials, instrument, daily participation, etc...
Late Work Policy:
Students have one week to complete missed assignments (playing tests) for full credit. Students who have completed the assignment on time, may continue to improve their score through the end of the 9 weeks. Concerts, Masterclasses, and Sectionals are required. There are excused reasons for missing a concert clearly explained in Band Handbook. Any excused absences from performance will have one week to complete make up assignment. Unexcused absences from concerts may not be made up and enter gradebook as "0".
Mark your calendars for November!
Tuesday and Thursday until the 21st Marching Band Practice
Nov 7 - 5 pm Cadet Banquet
Nov 8 - Wind Ensemble 10:00 am Veteran's Day Performance
Nov 8 - SCHS Veterans Performance 1:30
Nov 8 - Home Football Game - Call Time 6 pm
Nov 11 - Wind Ensemble Sight Reading Clinic 4 pm
Nov 15 & 16 - All County Band Clinic at Broyhill Civic Center All Day
Nov 25 and 26 - Winter Guard and Winter Precussion 2 day clinic 3:20
Nov 25 - Brass Ensemble 6:00 pm
Nov 28 - Happy Thanksgiving!