Tucson High Magnet School Bands
400 N. Second Avenue
Tucson, Arizona 85705
Greetings and welcome to the official site of the Tucson High Band programs!
Home of the Marching 100
Thank you for visiting the Tucson High Bands website. In these pages, you will find information about upcoming events, active and upcoming fundraisers, rehearsal and performance schedules, volunteer information, pictures and videos and any other questions you may have about the band programs at Tucson High. For more information or to contact the band, please email the Tucson High Band Boosters at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to check the website and Google Calendar frequently or like us on Facebook to keep up with activities and upcoming events.
Keep up to date with what's happening around the band room and with the Tucson High Marching 100!
Looking for a schedule? Want to know where the Marching 100 is performing next? Like keeping up to date with current activities? That's easy!
Tucson High Bands Google Calendar is the first place to go for schedules and information
Like us on Facebook for pictures, upcoming events and fun information!
UPDATED ANNOUNCEMENTS AS OF 7/15/16
Welcome Marching 100 members and parents! Please download the information that contains important facts about our upcoming year.
Key Dates (see below): Band meeting 7/24/16; Band Camp 7/25/16-7/29/16; Band Camp performance 7/29/16; first day of school 8/4/16.
Band Camp is coming soon, beginning July 24! All band and guard members are expected to attend band camp. Get your body ready! Start getting used to being outside in the mornings now. Spend a little more time outside each day until band camp. Remember to hydrate and pre-hydrate every day of camp. Bring a large water bottle; wear sunscreen; wear a hat; wear sunglasses; wear sturdy shoes (no sandals or flip-flops), and eat a healthy breakfast east day. The Band Boosters will provide lunch each day for a minimal charge, menu here. Please bring payment and menu choices to the band meetings on Sunday, July 24. An important email message was sent Thursday, July 14, containing information for Band members and Band parents. If you did not receive this email, please send a message to email@example.com to be added to the email distribution list. The text of the email is also available here. Mark your calendars!
Check the Google Calendar for updated rehearsal times and dates. Some upcoming dates to remember:
July 24: Meet in band room 5:30PM to begin registration, placement, and rehearsal July 24: Full Band and Guard meeting 6:00PM with Mr. Morrow (THMS Assistant Principal) that will will clearly and firmly set the expectations for student behavior for the year. Parents are welcome to attend this meeting. Parents/guardians of freshman or new band students: please join us, for a quick THMS campus tour of band-related locations, after Mr. Morrow's presentation, in the breezeway next to the band room directly afterwards. Student rehearsal and/or placement may continue after meeting with Mr. Morrow. July 25-29: Full Band Camp 7:30AM-5:30PM. Band Camp performance July 29 @ 7PM on the field. Parent Volunteers needed - contact Maria Frieden
Aug 4: First day of school
Aug 9: Regular Tuesday evening band rehearsals begin. All Tuesdays until Nov.1, from 6PM- 9PM
Aug. 19: First home football game, vs. Buena
Opportunities to earn extra credit or make up grade credit: Attend outside ensemble musical performances and earn credit (various dates and times). Click here for more info. Note: Tax credit payment should now be made through the new TUSD online payment portal here (please do not use the previous payment method available through TUSD Stats). Payments for tax credit, fine arts fees or yearbooks should only be made through this site or in the finance office. At registration all students should have received a yellow flyer with instructions. Contact the THMS Finance Office at 225-5043 if you have questions. We welcome Ms. Lucy Huestis as the Marching 100 Band Director, and Mr. Dean Moore as Assistant Director for 2015-16. Click here for a letter of introduction from Ms. Huestis. Also, please read over the updated Marching 100 Band Handbook here. If you have questions for Ms. Huestis, please email her at Lucy.Huestis@tusd1.org. In order for you to receive email updates we ask that you please register for marching band online. You can register by visiting the Online Registration Page of the website.
2014 - 2015 VARSITY LETTER AND NUMBER UPDATE
VARSITY LETTERS AND NUMBERS ARE HERE! Students can pick them up in the Athletics Office in Mr. DeBerry's office. As a reminder:, first year band students will receive their graduation year numbers, second year band members will receive a Jr. Varsity (small) "T", Third year band members will receive their Varsity (large) "T". Fourth year band students will receive a "BAND" pin. Mr. DeBerry has the list of students and what they will be receiving. PLEASE TAKE YOUR STUDENT ID WHEN PICKING UP YOUR LETTERS.