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The Castleberry Bands & Boosters site was designed and is hosted by CHS Alumni Joe Martin, class of ’70.
CHS LION BAND 2016-2017 CALENDAR (subject to change)

Aug 10-12 & 15-19 Aug Summer Band Camp continued  6:30pm-8:30pm

August 19 Band Exhibition for Parents @ CHS Auditorium 7pm

August 20 Meet the Teacher 9a-10:30am / 1pm - 8pm Band Lockin @ CHS Band Hall

August 22  First Day of School- No AM Practice - sleep in, meet 1st period inside 

August 23 & on Mandatory 7am Marching Practices begin   7am EVERY DAY 

August 26   Football Game- HOME vs Ranchview 7:30pm   CALL TIME 5PM HOME GAMES 

September 1  Jazz All Region entry deadline ($20 each)/UIL marching entry deadline  

September 2  Football Game- AWAY vs Ferris 7:30pm   CALL TIME 4PM AWAY GAMES  

Sept 8 THURSDAY Football Game AWAY @ Farrington VS Trimble Tech 7pm CALL TIME 4:00PM AWAY GAMES  

September 16  Football Game—HOME vs Godley 7:30pm (MS band night)  CALL TIME 5PM AWAY GAMES 

September 20  All-Region JAZZ auditions at ????    TBA?????? 

September 22  Homecoming Parade/Pep Rally    Afterschool/evening  APPROX LINE UP TIME 5:30P

September 23  Football Game- HOMECOMING vs Quinlan Ford 7:30pm CALL TIME 5PM HOME GAMES 

September 27  7am-9am Marching Clinic with Mr. Youngblood @Stadium 7am-9am 

September 27  Area Jazz Recording Session @ Springtown ($40 each) TBA?????? 


Oct 1 MARCHING CONTEST- Sunnyvale (warm up @stadium) all day 

Oct 3 Band Clinic w/Mr. Martinez @ Stadium   8a-11a rehearsal

Oct 8 Marching Contest- Springtown (warm up @stadium) ALL DAY  (We will not play at Football Game AWAY this day)

Oct 10 Band Clinic w/ Mr. Youngblood Stadium   8:30am-11am rehearsal 

Oct 14 Football Game- AWAY vs Lake Worth 7:30pm   CALL TIME 4PM AWAY GAMES 

Oct 15 Marching Clinic @stadium w/Mr. Martinez   8am – 11:30am  

Oct 21 Football Game - HOME vs Springtown 7:30pm   CALL TIME 5P HOME GAMES 

Oct 22 UIL Marching Contest—Springtown (warm up @stadium) all day 

Oct 28 Football Game- AWAY vs Kennedale 7:30pm   CALL TIME 4P AWAY GAMES 

Oct 29 UIL Area D Marching (warm up @stadium) all day  - LOCATION TBA

Nov 4 Football Game- HOME vs Mineral Wells 7:30pm (senior night)  CALL TIME 5P HOME GAMES 

Nov 7 UIL State Marching (warm up @stadium) all day - EXACT TRAVEL DETAILS TBA

Castleberry Band Mission Statement

To create an environment, using performance as a base, which will foster, challenge, and motivate its members to develop a passion for music and an understanding that it is a vital part of the human experience.  However, we recognize that the musical result of this performance is just a small part of the equation, so the larger goal is to use band as a tool to develop a well-rounded young person who understands the need for self-discipline, hard work, and dedication, stressing that persistence is perhaps the greatest of character traits.