Mid-Week Band News: January 29 – February 1

The EKU Trombone Society will host the 8th Annual Commonwealth Trombone Summit on April 5, 2020. Read more about this event in the Important Announcements section in the Student Portal.

All-State Honor Band Members Recognized

Several of our outstanding band members were recognized at the Oldham County Board of Education meeting this past week for their achievement in being selected for the 2020 All-State Honors Band. Pictures may be found in the Media section of the Student Portal.

8th Grade Parent Night
 8th Grade Parent night will be on Thursday, February 13th at 7:00pm in the OCHS Band Room.  Students who want to share about their experience in band that evening to the incoming parents and 8thgraders please see Mr. Rogers.
Band Booster Meetings
Band Booster meetings have been moved to Thursdays.  The February meeting will be Thursday, February 20th.  We hope to see you there!
Band Booster Leadership Positions
It’s that time of year to begin thinking about next school year and the leadership of the OCHS Band Boosters.  The following Board positions will be open for the 2020- 2021 school year.

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer – This position needs immediate attention for someone to shadow our current treasurer.

If you would be interested in stepping into any of these positions or would simply like to know more about what they involve, please contact Lana Downs at [email protected].
Uniform Coordinator
We will need a uniform coordinator for the 2020-2021 school year.  If you would be interested in this position and would like to shadow our current coordinator to see what this position involves, please contact Melanie Woosley at [email protected].
Important Dates to Remember
January 31                               Pep Band A & B
January 31-February 2           UK Honor Band 
February 4                               Pep Band B
February 5-8                            KMEA All State Bands/ KMEA Conference
February 10                             Pep Band A
February 13                             8th Grade Parent Night
February 17                             Pep Band A
February 18                             Pep Band B
February 20                             Band Booster Meeting
February 22                             CCM Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival (Jazz Band)
March 7                                    KMEA Solo and Ensemble Assessment (NOHS)
March 12                                  Band Concert
March 14                                  PBM Invitational Concert Festival (Male HS Louisville)
March 18-20                             KMEA Large Ensemble Assessment (NOHS DAY TBD)