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Marching Season has officially begun!!  Check below for the upcoming events that are starting the Marching Season.  For all Marching Band rehearsals please have the following items:

  • Instrument (those using Ike instruments, they will be passed out the first day)
  • Pencils
  • Lyre/flip book if you have one (Its okay if you don’t, we’ll tell you how to get one)
  • Please wear comfortable clothes with athletic shoes and socks (no sandals or flip-flops)
  • Relevant Materials: Music, Drills, Coordinate Sheet, etc.
  • Water Bottle with your name on it (Water at home rehearsals is always on your own)
  • Sunscreen or hat as we will be outside a bit
  • A smile and a positive Eagle attitude!!!

New Marcher Orientation: Friday, June 14, 2019 11:30am to 3:00pm
On Friday, June 14th we open the 2019-20 Marching Band Season with our New Marcher Orientation here at Ike!  This day is for all of the new members to the Marching Eagles along with our Section Leaders, Squad Leaders,  and Field Command Staff.  We have set up a wide variety of great activities to orientate these students to our organization and make the transition to High School Band as easy as possible.  Lunch will be at noon and provided courtesy of the Eisenhower Instrumental Music Boosters!!

New Marcher Orientation Flyer: New Marcher Orientation Flyer 2019

    • Shelby Junior High Students
        • UCS Bus Transportation has been arranged for you from Shelby to Eisenhower for the event. Please meet in the Band Room immediately following school on Friday and one of our Drum Majors/Field Commanders will be there to assist you in your travels to Ike!
    • Malow Junior High Students
        • Following the school day on Friday please walk over to Eisenhower and enter the building through Door #6 (just outside the Band Room by our MB Trailer). Our Section/Squad Leaders will be waiting at Ike to meet and greet you!

Home Camp: Monday June 17, 2019 9:00am to 3:00pm
The first full day of home camp is on Monday June 17th.  This day is for all members of the Marching Eagles so we can start to prepare for the upcoming season.  LUNCH ON THIS DAY MUST BE BROUGHT FROM HOME and will not be provided.

Home Camp/Cabin Assignments: Tuesday June 18, 2019 9:00am to 3:00pm
The second full day of home camp is on Tuesday June 18th.  This day is for all members of the Marching Eagles so we can start to prepare for the upcoming season. During lunch we will be having students sign up for cabin assignments (in groups of 4), so please plan accordingly.  Priority will be given to groups of 4 that are all present!  Lunch this Day will be provided by the Eisenhower Instrumental Music Boosters!  Please bring your own drink.

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