Marching Band is a competitive group of musicians who practice after school from 3:00-5:00pm Mon., Tues, and Wed. and from 6:00-8:30pm Thursday evenings. The group performs at all home football games and several competitions throughout the season.
Marching Band Info:
Physical required for marching band
New for the 2016-2017 school year, all students in Marching Band will be required to have a physical on file with the school district. The physical must be dated February 1st or later and is valid for the following school year.
Ray-Pec is offering a Physical Night on February 24th between 6-9pm at the South HS gym. The cost is $15.
Make sure to complete the physical form available here: http://www.raypec.k12.mo.us/index.aspx?nid=259
Marching Band Contract
All students and parents in the marching band must complete and return the marching band contract by the designated date. The 2016-2017 Marching Band Contract will be available soon.
Become a Screened Volunteer
Parents and supporters of the band who volunteer in ways in which they may be responsible for supervision of students in the absence of the direct supervision of a District employee. These individuals are called Screened Volunteers. Examples of this type of volunteer include Watch D.O.G.S., field trip chaperones, and parents volunteers who help the band with uniforms, food, loading/unloading equipment, etc.
If you are a parent volunteer wanting to work with the band, you need to become a screened volunteer. The process is fairly simple. You can find details by clicking the link below.
Become a screened volunteer.
October 15 - Blue Springs South Marching Competition Schedule
9:00AM Band room open
9:30 Load buses and depart for Blue Springs South High School
11:45 Dressed and ready to warm-up
12:10PM Pit warm-up
12:15 Band warm-up
1:05 Arrive at gate
1:15 Performance in prelims
5:00 Prelim awards ceremony
7:15 Finals begin
10:00 Finals awards ceremony
11:30 Arrive back at school, unload trailer (everyone helps with this process)
October 22 - Odessa Marching Competition Schedule
12:00 P.M. Band room open. Eat lunch BEFORE arriving.
12:45 P.M. Depart for Odessa
1:45 P.M. Arrive at Odessa High School
2:45 P.M. Guard warm-up
3:06 P.M. Guard Indoor Performance
3:03 P.M. Drum Line warm-up
3:33 P.M. Drum Line Indoor Performance
4:00 P.M. Snack time
4:45 P.M. Dressed and ready to warm up with instrument
5:55 P.M Performance time
8:15 P.M. Awards
8:45 P.M. Load buses
10:00 P.M. Arrive back at Ray-Pec. Have rides waiting.
October 28-29 - Francis Howell Marching Competition Schedule
Friday, October 28
11:00 A.M. Band room open. Eat lunch BEFORE arriving.
11:30 A.M. Load buses and depart for St. Louis
1:30 P.M. Stop at rest Area east of Boonville
4:00 P.M. Arrive at Comfort Inn, Westport,
12031 Lackland Road
St. Louis, Mo 63146
5:00 P.M. Supper
6:00 P.M. Depart for City Museum
750 N. 16th Street
St. Louis Mo 63103
6:30-9:30 P.M. City Museum
10:00 P.M. Arrive back at Hotel
11:00 P.M. Curfew lights out
Saturday, October 29
8:30 A.M. Wake up call
9:00 A.M. Breakfast
10:30 A.M. Depart for Francis Howell
11:00 A.M. Arrive and unload
12:00 P.M. Lunch
1:00 P.M. Dressed and ready to warm-up with instrument
2:00 P.M. Performance
4:30 P.M. Awards
5:00 P.M. Supper
6:00 P.M. Did not make finals. Depart for Ray-Pec
10:30 P.M. Arrive back at school
6:30 P.M. Made finals and draw for times
9:30 P.M. Finals awards
10:00 P.M. Depart for Ray-Pec
2:30 A.M. Arrive back at School.