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Welcome to the SCHS Band Page

Sponsor Thanks

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!

 

SSANNOUNCEMENTS

 

2024-2025 CALENDAR UPDATED

SAVE THE DATE!!! - ALUMNI NIGHT - FRIDAY OCTOBER 4th

INFORMATION HERE!!!

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Band Orientation 2024-2025 Tuesday May 28, 6pm SCHS theater

  • First of School August 29th

MARCHING BAND INFORMATION

  • 2024 Show Theme "Vampyr"

  • 2024 Pregame Show Theme "Like a Boss!"

  • Clinics:  June 3, 4, 5, 6 9-11:30am

  • Summer Clinics:  June 18, July 16, July 23

  • Student Leadership Team Training July 31, Aug 1-2

  • Band Camp Aug 5-9, 12-16

  • Afternoon Rehearsals:  Aug 19, 20, 22

  • FIRST GAME:  Aug 23rd

  • FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL Aug 26th

BAND BOOSTER INFORMATION

Next Meeting:  AUGUST - Day / Date TBA
7pm SCHS Band Room 

For more information visit the Band Booster's website

SCHS Band Classroom Information:

Director Contact:  Jason Childers (jchilders@caldwellschools.com)

Grading Policy:

Performance Grades (40%) - Concerts, Masterclasses, Sectionals, etc...

Test Grades (40%) - Weekly Playing Tests, see syllabus

Homework Grades (10%) - Self Practice Assessment, Music assignments, etc..

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".

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