Monday, November 14, 2022

This Week (11/14)

Hello Everyone!


We are excited to be in the second round of the playoffs!  Here is everything you need to know:


1 - Our Cheese Fundraiser is HERE!  Please make plans to pick up your cheese by 6 PM today.


2 - Winterguard Auditions start TODAY (Monday 11/14) and will be Monday and Tuesday from 3:45 - 6:00 PM.


3 - Jazz Band will start rehearsing this week on Thursday from 7:45 AM - 8:25 AM.


4 - The Marching band WILL NOT practice after school this week.


5 - Playoff Information.  This Friday we play Gainesville HS in Gainesville.  We plan to leave SPHS as soon as we can get buses Friday; we anticipate leaving at 4:30 PM.  We plan to feed the band pizza before we leave SPHS.  The game starts at 7:30 PM and we anticipate arriving back at SPHS sometime around 12:30 AM.  We are not planning on performing our halftime show on Friday - the band will play in the stands.  


FYI!  The game will not be at Gainesville HS.  Gainesville plays at a community stadium called City Park Stadium.  Here is the address: 898 Longstreet Circle, Gainesville, GA 30501



Monday, November 7, 2022

This Week (11/7)

Hi Everyone,

 

We are so excited about our Fall Concert this evening – here is everything you need to know about this week:

 

1 – You can access a copy of our concert program digitally at this link: CLICK HERE

2 – Here is the information for the concert tonight we sent out last week: This concert will take place in the South Paulding High School Theater and starts at 6:30 PM.  Students have been instructed to wear "Sunday Best" which means no jeans, shorts, tennis shoes, or tee shirts.  Students in our Concert Band and Symphonic Band should arrive by 5:30 PM.  Our Wind Ensemble should be here no later than 6:00 PM.  We do require our students to all stay and listen to each other perform.  Our Marching Band will even make a special appearance at the end of the concert!  There is no fee to attend this concert.  We look forward to seeing all of you tonight!

3 – The Marching Band will rehearse this Thursday from 3:45 – 5:30 PM

4 – This Friday we play Sequoyah at SPHS in the playoffs.  Students should be here at 6:00 PM.  Parents, we do need your help to operate the concession stand on Friday.  We are excited with the opportunity to raise more funds for the band on Friday!  Please sign up to help us through Cut Time.


Thank you!

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

This Week (11/1)

Hi Everyone,

 

We have quite a bit of important information to share with you.  Here are the things you need to know:

 

1 – The marching band will practice this week on Thursday from 3:45 – 5:30

2 – This Friday we are AWAY at DCHS.  Students will leave SPHS at 5:30 and we should be back at the school sometime around 11:15 PM

3 – Our Spicy Chicks Fundraiser is due in on Thursday.  Please note that these orders MUST be here on Thursday.

4 – We are officially in the Playoffs, which means that we will have a football game next Friday (11/11).  We will share more information as we have it.

5 – We are hosting our first concert of the year on Monday 11/7, at 6:30 PM.  This concert will take place in the South Paulding High School Theater and starts at 6:30 PM.  Students have been instructed to wear "Sunday Best" which means no jeans, shorts, tennis shoes, or tee shirts.  Students in our Concert Band and Symphonic Band should arrive by 5:30 PM.  Our Wind Ensemble should be here no later than 6:00 PM.  We do require our students to all stay and listen to each other perform.  Our Marching Band will even make a special appearance at the end of the concert!  There is no fee to attend this concert.  We look forward to seeing all of you there Monday!

Monday, October 24, 2022

This Week (10/24)

Hi Everyone,

We are so excited about Senior Night this week! Here is everything you need to know:

1 – We will practice this week on Thursday from 3:45 PM – 5:30 PM. Thursday is also our annual costume contest.  Students are NOT permitted to wear costumes to school – they must change after the school day.

2 - We do need help with concessions on Friday.  We currently need another 10 volunteers.  If you are the parent of a 9th-11th grader, we really need your help this week!  Parents can sign up directly through Cut Time.

3 – All seniors will receive 2 complimentary tickets for the game this Friday. These tickets will be distributed through GoFan.

4 – Here is our schedule for Senior Night:

5:00 PM – Seniors meet in the commons area for our Senior Dinner.

6:00 PM – Sectionals for 9th – 11th grade members.

6:30 pm - Seniors and Senior Parents begin to move down to the football stadium and line up alphabetically by last name for the ceremony. The line will form near the pavilion on the home side.6:45 pm – Senior Night ceremony begins.7:15 pm – 7:20 pm - The presentation of the colors and performance of the National Anthem. 

7:30 pm – Kickoff!  The game will be televised this week on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Senior Parents – I would encourage you to arrive on Friday sometime around 6:00 PM in order to fellowship / take photos / mingle.  There is no formal dress code for Senior Night.  Some parents may choose to dress up and some parents may choose to dress casually – it is completely up to you to decide. 

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

This Week (10/19)

Hi Everyone,


Here is everything you need to know for this week:


Thursday – Band Practice from 3:45 – 6:30 PM.  Band Booster Meeting at 7:00 PM.


Friday – AWAY vs. Alexander HS.  Students should plan to stay after school on Friday.  We will depart for Alexander at 5:30. We should be back to SPHS sometime around 11:15 PM.


Saturday – Band Contest in Rome. 


Saturday October 22nd- Band Contest- Peach State Marching Festival

***THIS CONTEST IS NOT AT ROME HIGH SCHOOL.THE CONTEST IS LOCATED IN BARRON STADIUM IN ROME***

1:00 PM - Practice begins at SPHS
3:15 PM - Rehearsal Ends
5:15 PM - Leave South Paulding High School
6:25 PM - Arrive @Barron Stadium
7:25 PM - Warm - Up
8:20 PM - South Paulding Performs
9:45PM - Awards Ceremony
11:00 PM - Depart Barron Stadium
12:00 AM - Arrive @ SPHS

Need Directions to Peach State? Here's the address:


Barron Stadium

300 W 3rd St.

Rome, Georgia

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

10/18 Marching Band Practice Cancelled

 Good Afternoon,


Marching Band practice for today (10/18) has been cancelled due to the number of students who are out of school.  We will plan to practice again on Thursday.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Rome Band Competition Information

Good Afternoon!

Below is the information for Band Competition next weekend in Rome on October 22nd.  Admission is $10 for anyone aged 7 or older.  Children 6 and under are free.

Saturday October 22nd - Band Contest - Peach State Marching Festival

***THIS CONTEST IS NOT AT ROME HIGH SCHOOL.  THE CONTEST IS LOCATED IN BARRON STADIUM IN ROME***

1:00 PM - Practice begins at SPHS
3:15 PM - Rehearsal Ends
5:15 PM - Leave South Paulding High School
6:25 PM - Arrive @ Barron Stadium
7:25 PM - Warm - Up  
8:20 PM - South Paulding Performs
9:45 PM - Awards Ceremony
11:00 PM - Depart Barron Stadium
12:00 AM - Arrive @ SPHS

Need Directions to Peach State?  Here's the address:


Barron Stadium 

300 W 3rd St.

Rome, Georgia