Parents – Welcome to Lake Highlands Wildcat Band!

Hello Band Family, Welcome to the 2020-2021 Lake Highlands High School Wildcat Band! Parents/Guardians, if you have a student in band or color guard (they are collectively referred to as “The Band”), you are automatically part of the Lake Highlands Area Band Club.  There are no membership dues and no official sign-up required.  We are so happy to have you as a part of our … Continue reading Parents – Welcome to Lake Highlands Wildcat Band!

Marching Band: Week 2 ~ 9/14/20

Weekly Schedule In-person Marching Band rehearsals: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 7:00am-8:15am Visitors from SMU will be observing our rehearsal on Tuesday morning! Tuesday Rehearsal locations:WW/Brass – Parking Lot Guard – Behind Stadium Visitor Stands Percussion – Band Hall Thursday/Friday Rehearsal locations: Woodwinds – Band Hall Brass – Auditorium Guard – Behind Stadium Visitor StandsPercussion – Mr. Smit will send an update later this week Virtual … Continue reading Marching Band: Week 2 ~ 9/14/20

Marching Band: Week 1

Weekly Schedule In-person Marching Band rehearsals: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 7:00am-8:15am Virtual classes continue all week on Zoom Physical/Medical History Forms and COVID-19 Questionnaire STILL NEEDED Before you can attend tomorrow’s practice, you MUST do the following: 1. Submit your Medical History form and/or Physical form 2. Submit RISD Mandatory COVID-19 questionnaire 3. Login to student.risd.org and complete Health Screener to show green screen tomorrow when … Continue reading Marching Band: Week 1

Newsletter – week of 8/31/20

Marching Band Information Meeting Thursday, September 3 at 7:00pm Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82123792495?pwd=MVEvMTgvbTZCaU9DTmErL05OclpaZz09 Meeting ID: 821 2379 2495 Passcode: safety This meeting will address safety protocols, expectations and procedures for all students attending rehearsal on Tuesday, September 8th. If you cannot make it on Thursday night, we will share a recording of the meeting and a recap of items discussed so you are informed before … Continue reading Newsletter – week of 8/31/20

UIL Physical Forms due Sept 8

REQUIRED Physicals – forms are attached (keep scrolling). *** IMPORTANT:  Due to COVID-19, requirements for physicals this year are slightly different than last year.  Please read the information below carefully for what is needed from each student based on their status during the 2019-20 school year. Returning students that were enrolled in Band/Color Guard at LHHS during the 2019-20 school year and any incoming freshman who … Continue reading UIL Physical Forms due Sept 8

Mon 17th Aug -Zoom Q&A – What will Fall 2020 Marching Band look like

Good afternoon Wildcat Band, I hope you are all having a great weekend!  We had a blast teaching Virtual Band Camp last week and our students were awesome! On Monday evening, you are invited to a Q&A on Zoom about what Marching Band looks like in RISD for Fall 2020. Afterwards, a Google form will be sent out to band families at all RISD High … Continue reading Mon 17th Aug -Zoom Q&A – What will Fall 2020 Marching Band look like

Meet our awesome new Junior High Directors

Forest Meadow Junior High Directors Mrs. Allyson Whitsitt, Director of Bands Mrs. Allyson Whitsitt is in her first year as Director of Bands at Forest Meadow Junior High in Richardson ISD. She recently completed her final year as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Sam Houston State University where she earned her Masters in Instrumental Conducting. While at SHSU, she conducted pieces with the Wind Ensemble, … Continue reading Meet our awesome new Junior High Directors