What to make a Donation?

Please contact Mr. Harris at scvbrent@gmail.com or Sherry Shive at sshive1@att.net. Mail donations to: East Lincoln Band Boosters at PO Box 745, Denver, NC 28037.  
The Carolina Classic is the marching band competition held at East Lincoln HS each fall. The competition has a long history of attracting many fine bands from around the region to compete. A tremendous about of manpower is needed to run a marching competition, and we need all the volunteers we can get to help out on this day. For more information, or to signup to help, please contact the Carolina Classic Chairperson. Learn More
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State Championship!

12:30 Meet at Bandroom
1:00 Depart for Winston-Salem
3:00 Arrive Winston-Salem
4:05 Kickoff!
5:30 Halftime Performance
7:00 Aprox. Game Ends
8:00 Dinner at Hanes Mall (on your own)
9:00 Depart for East Lincoln
11:00 Arrive East Lincoln

Parade is On!

The rain looks like it is holding off, so we will march in the parade.

However, in the interest of keeping the kids warm and not damaging the uniforms, we will wear the same attire we did for the game last – Hoodies and jeans. The hoodie must be the outer layer, no jackets on top of the hoodie.

See you all at 1:30!

Congratulations go out to the 2015 Cheval Guard and our 2015 Petite Guard!

2015 Cheval

Lea Barry

Mikayla Cristino

Savannah DeMao

Haley Herrick

McKenzie Kelly

Abi Melton

Stephanie Rohr

Kaitlin Shacklette

Allison Shive

Taylor Tadlock

Brianna Tieber

Amber Villanueva

Ciera Wilson

Mary Hannah Wilson

Tiffany Frye, alternate

2015 Petite

Brittani Anderson

Elizabeth Antonio-Serrano

Madison Cox

Katie Elliott

Quinn Melton

Graysin Peglow

Katie Rhoney

Haley Schmidt

Celeste Small

Haley Snyder

Carrie Suttle

Emilee Thee

Becca Wimberly

Amberlee Xiong

All auditionees are praised for their progress during the season, and if you did not receive a place this season, please join us in April when we begin training for our 2015 Fall Cheval Guard!

Both guards rehearse Tuesday, December 2: Petite at 3:30 and Cheval at 5:30. All members will receive their contracts and season schedules that day.

Congratulations, everyone! We’re in for an Amazing Season!!

November Booster Meeting Canceled

Since our November Band Booster meeting is scheduled for Tuesday November 11th, the kids do not have school and Mr. Harris is at a NCMEA Conference. We decided to send updates through email Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you everyone who worked the Carolina Classic, in the past three years this has been the most bands we have had. We are hoping to have more next year.  After expenses we made around $8,500.  It would not have been possible without everyone’s help.

There is a Wind Ensemble Concert on Thursday, November 13th at 7pm at Unity Presbyterian Church. Mr. Harris will let the kids know what time they need to be there. We will be pulling the winner of the raffle tickets at that time.

Please turn in all money and unused raffle tickets by Wednesday, November 12th. We are hoping this will be a good fundraiser that we can do annually.

Lincolnton Christmas Parade is on Sunday November 30th. Denver Christmas Parade is on Saturday December 6th. Mr. Harris will let the kids know the times once we get closer.

We are planning a fish fry in December. We are trying to schedule it for the same evening as the Middle School Christmas Concert.

We have number of students that owe band fees. We need these fees paid as they are important for our program to continue. Please make arrangements so we can get the outstanding balance down.  As with last year, we will need band fees current or arrangements must be made for kids to attend the Band Formal.  The Band formal is February 7th.

This Friday, November 14th is our first playoff game. We need volunteers for the concession stand starting on Friday, November 21st. It is one way to enjoy the game and stay warm. Please contact Dee Carver at bandmomelhs@gmail.com  if you can help out. The kids signed up for Pep Band A And Pep Band B. Mr. Harris will go over this with the kids on Wed. When he returns to school.

Sunday November 16th  is a Panther Combine, please sign up if you can help out. We have three more games (unless they make the playoffs) let’s make sure we get that bonus.  As of right now we have 5 people signed up for it.  You can email me or sign up in Charms.

Winter Guard training and Auditions dates are the following:

3:30 – 6:00 Monday , November 16, Tuesday November 17, Monday November 24

5:00 – 8:00 Thursday November 20

Auditions 3:45 – 5:45 Tuesday, November 25

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you,

Sherry Shive

980-241-3546

sshive1@att.net

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North Davidson Cancelled

Band Family,

Unfortunately, the contest at North Davidson has been cancelled. The band will not meet today.

-Mr. Harris

Schedule for Nov 1

Saturday, Nov 2 – North Davidson Competition

11:00   Rehearsal on Band Field

1:30   Pack Truck, Lunch on your own

3:00     Double Archs in Bandroom

3:15     Depart EL

5:00     Arrive North Davidson HS, Diner at Concessions

7:05     Dressing Room

7:30     Warmup

8:20     Performance!!

9:20     Awards

10:30   Depart Lexington

1:00     Arrive EL

Carolina Classic Schedule – Oct 25th 2014

Gates open at 2:00 – Admission $7

National Anthemhem 3:30 PM
Pisgah HS MPA 3:40 PM
Cox Mill HS MPA 4:00 PM
West Lincoln HS MPA 4:20 PM
Lincolnton HS MPA 4:40 PM
North Lincoln HSn MPA 5:00 PM
Pisgah HS A 5:40 PM
Crest HS A 6:00 PM
Cox Mill HS AA 6:20 PM
West Lincoln HS AA 6:40 PM
Lincolnton HS AA 7:00 PM
Bandys HS AAA 7:40 PM
Myers Park HS AAA 8:00 PM
Mt. Pleasant HS AAAA 8:20 PM
North Lincoln HSn AAAA 8:40 PM
Boiling Springs HSgs AAAAA 9:00 PM
East Lincoln HS Exhibition 9:15 PM
Awards 9:30 PM

Schedule for Oct 17-19

Friday, Oct 17 – Home Football – Newton Conover

5:30     Double Archs in Bandroom

6:00     Dinner/Dress in Full Uniform

7:00     March to Stadium

7:20     National Anthem

7:30     Kickoff

8:45     Halftime Performance!

10:30   Load Trucks/Dismissed

 

Saturday, Oct 18 – Western Carolina University

8:00     Load buses/Depart for WCU

11:00   Arrive WCU

11:30   Lunch on your own in stadium

2:30     Warmup

3:30     Performance!

4:15     Prelims Awards

6:00    Dinner (Provided)

6:45     Finals begins

9:45     Finals Awards

10:45   Depart for Lake Junaluska

11:15   Arrive Lake Junaluska

12:30   Lights Out!!

 

Sunday, Oct 19 – Travel Home

7:30     Breakfast

8:30     Depart for Mountain Sightseeing Time

10:00   Depart for ELHS

1:00     Arrive ELHS