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Friday Marching Rehearsal Just a friendly reminder that we have Marching Rehearsal this Friday morning at 7:00am in the stadium. Be sure to bring your flip folder with España for the Eaglette Rehearsal. RHS vs Highland Park Game Details Drill Team Tune: España Dinner Served: 4:10pm Inspection: 5:30pm Depart for Highland Park: 5:45pm Kickoff: 7:30pm Estimated Release: 11:45pm Full Contest Uniform: marching shoes, black socks (mid calf length or higher), bibbers (uniform pants), GEB underarmor, jacket, baldric (sash), shako (hat). Guard Uniform: Contest costume There is no after party this week since it’s an away game. We will send out […]

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GEB Spirit Night at Afrah Food, fun and fellowship… it’s GEB Spirit Night! This Tuesday, October 21st Afrah restaurant will be hosting our next GEB Spirit Night fundraiser! See the attached flyer for more details. Full Orchestra Wind Sectional If you are a member of the Full Orchestra wind section, there is a sectional this Wednesday after school from 4:30p-5:30p in the band hall. If this is you, you know it. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, you have nothing to worry about 🙂 Pep Rally this Friday Don’t forget that we have our second pep-rally of […]

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Next week is HUGE!!!! Region UIL and Wylie – so I’m including all of that information a week early. Please read through the details for the next few weeks – this is absolute crunch time of us!! Academic Eligibility If your student brought home a report card with a failing grade on it, and the class is not an AP or Pre-AP class that is listed on the UIL Exempt List, he/she will lose academic extracurricular eligibility this Thursday at 4:10pm. A copy of this Exemption list is attached. If your student is in this situation, you will be receiving […]

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UIL Region 3 Marching Contest

Our MOST IMPORTANT contest of the year is coming up on Wednesday: UIL! Details for the contest are below. Here’s how the blocking situation is working: You fall into one of three situations: Contest block: You are blocked from 1-7th period. You will report to rehearsal directly at 9:00am. Get your school work in advance from your teachers if AT ALL POSSIBLE. A-Block: You are blocked from 4-7th period. You will eat A lunch and report to the band hall wearing Jeans and RTJ T-Shirt at 12:35pm. Ineligible: If you are academically ineligible, you will attend classes as normal and […]

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GEB takes Bronze at Desoto!

It was a banner day this past Saturday as the GEB traveled to Desoto to compete in the 27th Annual Desoto Marching Classic. After two outstanding performances, the Golden Eagle Band earned the following high honors for the day: Outstanding Winds (Class AAA) Outstanding Marching (Class AAA) Outstanding General Effect (Class AAA) Outstanding Guard (Class AAA) Best in Class (Class AAA) 3rd Place Overall Congratulations to the students for these outstanding achievements and a HUGE thank you to all the parents who volunteered to make this event possible! Next weekend, the contest season continues with the Wylie Marching Invitational!

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Desoto Marching Classic

Our first contest of the season is this Saturday, October 12th at Desoto HS Stadium. Below is ALL the information you’ll need for the day. Schedule 9:00am: Rehearsal at Eagle Stadium 10:00am: Rehearsal ends, load trucks 10:45am: Depart for Desoto 11:30am: Arrive at Desoto/Check In/Lunch 1:10pm: Warm Up 2:00pm: Prelims Performance 2:15pm: Winds/guard put away instruments, change, percussion head to indoor contest 2:30pm: Winds/guard head to watch percussion competition 2:45pm: Percussion Indoor Competition 3:15pm: All return to stands to watch remainder of prelims 5:15pm: Finals announced The Desoto Marching Classic is Prelims/Finals format contest. This means that, after all the […]

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