Week of February 27th

We have a lot going on this week

The band room will be open 8am-9am Monday thru Friday this week.

On Tuesday the 8th grade will have after school rehearsal till 6pm. Once the rehearsal is over at 6pm, all students going on the NYC Trip will have a required meeting with their parents in the theater. The meeting should only last about 20-30 minutes plus question time. If you have any questions that you would like to ask before hand please feel free to email them to Mr. Grimes.

Also on Tuesday, 7th and 8th grade boys that have not been measured for a tux will be measured during class.

Mrs. Pamplin and Dr. Jackson will be here to work with all grades on Thursday.

Full Orchestra will have rehearsal with the Orchestra Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Mr. Grimes will be out with our All State Students on Thursday and Friday.

Week of February 13th



  • Tuxedos are continuing to go out for 7th and 8th grade boys. We had to order new pants and jackets for some students, and those will be fitted this week.
  • The band room will be open for morning practice Monday-Friday this week.
  • Dr. Cara Morantz from The University of Alabama Birmingham will be working with our 8th graders this Monday.
  • We have Honors Jazz Band and Full Orchestra this Friday.
  • Friday is a fresh air Friday schedule

Week of February 6th

This week we have a lot of things going on.

The band room is open for practice this week Tuesday – Friday.

8th Grade boys will continue to bring tuxes home. Many of them have been assigned a tux, but they have left them in the band room. Please remind your student to bring his tux home if it has been assigned.

A small group of 6th graders will have rehearsal on Monday morning to prepare for the rising 5th graders performance. These students brought a permission slip home last week. All 6th graders have been asked to wear a Dickerson Band shirt on Monday.

Our 8th grade doublers have been asked to perform at the rising 6th grade parent meeting after school. Students should report to the band room at 5:45 wearing a band or Dickerson shirt. They will perform at 6:20 and be done by 6:30. Please plan on picking up your student no later than 6:35.

Mr. Back from Walton will be coming over to talk to all the 8th graders on Wednesday about signing up for high school band. There is a parent and student information meeting at Walton on Monday February 13th at 7:30 if you would like more information about high school band.

All our students that made honor band will be attending District XII Honor band this weekend. Students should head to Lovinggood Middle School after school on Friday. Mr. Grimes will be sending home more information on Monday.

We will have Full Orchestra rehearsal on Thursday and Mrs. Pamplin will be here to work with the flutes.

We will not see our 8th graders at all on Friday, but we will see everyone else on a Fresh Air Friday schedule.