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

Virtual Summer Band Schedule

Good evening Wildcat Band, We are excited to see you this week for our 2020 Virtual Summer Band!  Click here for the  Virtual Summer Band daily schedule and ALL zoom links needed for camp. Here’s a quick summary of the schedule: Monday-Wednesday 4:30-5:00 pm Movement Class 5:10-6:00 pm Instrumental Masterclasses Thursday 4:30-5:20 pm Instrumental Masterclasses 5:30-6:00 pm Informational Meeting w/Band Directors Dress up/Spirit days are … Continue reading Virtual Summer Band Schedule

LHHS Band Updates 8/6/2020

Good afternoon Wildcat Band! Please see below for some important updates from us.  There are still many unknowns, but as you submit your RISD surveys about Virtual vs. Face to Face school we wanted you to have as much confirmed information as we could. Virtual Summer Band – next week! A document will be sent separately with Zoom links, instructions and a breakdown of the … Continue reading LHHS Band Updates 8/6/2020

Announcement from Mrs Zenteno and Mr Purvine

LH Band Family- I am writing to inform you that I have resigned my position as Band Director at Lake Highlands Junior High for the 2020-2021 school year. This decision has been incredibly difficult for me.  To put it frankly, it has felt impossible, particularly with very little concrete information; however given the current state of our world and the uncertainty surrounding what is to … Continue reading Announcement from Mrs Zenteno and Mr Purvine

Wildcat Band Updates

REMINDERS ALL auditions should be recorded and submitted BY tomorrow in Google Classroom! If you have a question, please e-mail the director connected to your Classroom.ALL Band assignments MUST be turned in by 5pm on Tuesday, May 19th. There are a lot of missing assignments – please get things turned in ASAP! LHABC Scholarship Recipients Congratulations to the following Wildcat Band seniors on receiving the LHABC Scholarship: Performance:Trent … Continue reading Wildcat Band Updates

Open board positions – are you interested in any of them?

Dear Band Families, I hope you are all well and enjoying time with your family. The Lake Highlands High School Area Band Club needs your help next year.  Please consider volunteering for one of the positions below.  Don’t worry if that is not in your wheel house, we need volunteers for games, meals, contests, throughout the year.  The more your family and your band student … Continue reading Open board positions – are you interested in any of them?

Farewell to Mrs Smith, FMJH Band Director

Good afternoon everyone, Below is a message from Mrs. Smith at Forest Meadow JH.  We look forward to celebrating her with all of you as soon as we are able to in person! We will miss her very much.  If you’d like to reach out to her personally, her email address is: amanda.smith@risd.org Feel free to pass this along to any alumni who were fortunate … Continue reading Farewell to Mrs Smith, FMJH Band Director