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Uniform Fittings and Picture Day

July 22-25 are Uniform Fittings Days

The school provides the uniforms, the student is responsible for accessories. All students must sign up for a slot to to be fitted for their marching uniform*.  Adult helpers are needed to mend and hem.  Student volunteers are needed too. Sign up for your time slot here .  Please bring cash or checks for:

  • Gloves  $ 3.00 / Suspenders  $ 5.00 / Spats  $ 9.00
  • Beret  $ 16.00 ***these are only for sousaphone players and possibly Drum Majors***
  • Summer Uniform shirts will also be available for $25.00
  • Plume  $ 15.50

(* Seniors are fitted the first night (Monday), then Juniors (Tuesday), then Sophomores (Wednesday), then Freshmen (Thursday). If you cannot make your class time slot please contact Mr Easton at 614/774-6057. The make-up uniform day will be scheduled sometime after school starts).  Additional information about the uniform and accessories can be found in this document (Uniform Information).

July 26th, Friday, is Picture Day

The students will assemble at the high school for photos in the morning.  Students are asked to be at the school at 8:15, they will put on the uniforms and report to the gym for group photos which will begin at 8:30.  Jim German, a former band parent, is a professional photographer and volunteers his time each year to take group and individual photos.  All families will have the opportunity to purchase photo packages (including buttons), a link to the photos and instructions on how to order will be sent.  There is no obligation to purchase.  Want to help with picture day, click here 

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Marching Band Registration

Marching band registration for the 2019-2020 season will be on-line using the UAHS 8 to18 site. Please complete as soon as possible.

Please also see the following CHECKLIST to make sure you are not missing any items required for band camp, July 4th parade, and the Disney trip.

1. Fill the Google doc registration form (link can also be found as you sign in at the beginning of the 8 to 18 marching band page)

2.  8 to 18 Registration

3. Bob Rogers travel form (only if you are going on the Disney trip and have not already completed it)

4. Payment due 7/1 (see fee schedule and payment options)

5. Summer uniform (supplied by student/family)

  • -black pants, Docker’s style
  • -black shoes (All black – this includes the laces, logos, soles, etc.)
  • -black socks
  • -black belt
  • -band polo (purchase from Boosters at family picnic on July 2nd with $25 cash or check to UA Band Boosters)

6. Yard sign (optional)

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UAMB at July 4th Parade 2019

The Upper Arlington Marching Band had a fantastic performance at the July 4th parade with new squad student leaders and new freshmen members. Looking forward to an amazing fall season!
Check out the Boosters Facebook page for more photos and a video.

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Tuesday, July 2nd – Marching Band Family Picnic at Hastings Track

Parents & Bandies – Don’t miss the information about our annual pre-July 4th parade picnic, which will take place on Tuesday, July 2nd, at the Hastings Track staring at 6 p.m., followed by a concert at 7 p.m.

See the picnic flyer with additional information on what to bring.

Volunteers are needed. If you can help, please sign up at:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4ca9af28a13-july

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Q & A Sessions for New Band Parents – June 19th and 26th

New band parents are invited to attend one of two Q & A sessions on either June 19th or June 26th at 7:00 p.m.

Location: 2nd floor of Giant Eagle at Market District.

Get information about band camp, uniforms, things to buy and what to expect for the 4th of July parade and the fall season.

Please help spread the word to all new band families.

Hosted by Judy Kase and Wanda Berk