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Morgantown, WV 26508

(304) 291-9275

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DIRECTOR'S COMMENTS:

March 20, 2020

ORLANDO TRIP UPDATE 3/20/2020

Our travel agent, Rita Slane, has continued her contact with Disney, Universal Orlando, and Anderson Coach and Travel.

At this point, all parties have our Orlando trip TENTATIVELY rescheduled for Thursday, September 24 through Monday, September 28. Any travel would have to be approved by our board office.

In the event that we cannot attend on the dates listed, we WILL be able to either reschedule or receive a refund.

Mr. Palmer will inquire about the possibility of including recent graduates on our trip. There are no guarantees that this will be permitted, but at the very least, we do know that anyone unable to travel with us will receive a refund.

Please also note that while UHS does NOT have a home football game that weekend, our travel dates do coincide with WVU Homecoming.

As always, thank you for your patience and understanding, and we will continue to update as regularly as possible.

March 16, 2020

ORLANDO TRIP UPDATE 3/16/2020

Thank you again for your patience and understanding.

Our travel agent has been in contact with Disney, Universal Orlando, and Anderson Coach and Travel.

Our goal is to reschedule our trip for the fall and to refund as much money as possible to anyone unable to travel with us at that time. There are still few answers at this point however, and we would need approval from Monongalia County Schools before confirming any dates.

We will continue to update as regularly as possible.

March 11, 2020

ORLANDO TRIP UPDATE 3/11/2020

Out of an abundance of caution as the Coronavirus situation unfolds, Monongalia County Schools has suspended all out-of-state travel until further notice. Obviously, this will affect the University High School Band trip to Orlando on March 19.

There are more questions than answers at this time. However, Mr. Palmer is working closely with all parties involved to answer our questions, and to either reschedule the trip or recoup money.

Thank you for your understanding. We will post updates as information becomes available.

March 09, 2020

WVMEA Conference

Congratulations to all UHS All-State and Honor Ensemble performers on their outstanding performances this past weekend in Charleston.

Also, a huge THANK YOU to chaperones Annette Lojewski, Meredith Snider, and Michelle Wilcox, and equipment vehicle drivers John Lojewski and Lee Wilcox.

The UHS Band is very fortunate to have such a supportive group of parents.

February 07, 2020

2020 WVMEA Honor Ensemble

Congratulations to the Symphony Orchestra for being selected as a 2020 West Virginia Honor Ensemble.
 

The Symphony Orchestra performed Thursday, March 5 at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center as part of the 2020 WV Music Educators Conference.

March 08, 2020

2020 WVMEA Honor X-Ensemble

Congratulations to the Percussion Ensemble for being selected as a 2020 West Virginia Honor X-Ensemble.
 

The Percussion Ensemble performed Thursday, March 5 at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center as part of the 2020 WV Music Educators Conference.

October 11, 2019

Event Calendar

The 2019-2020 UHS Band Event Calendar was updated on October 16. Click HERE for a list of recent updates and a link to the current calendar.

August 11, 2019

Band Photos

Dr. Mel Wright's 2019 UHS Band Photos can be found HERE.

Dr. Wright's photos are FREE for download.

June 01, 2015

UHS Band Email

The Band Boosters have the UHS Band Email set up.  The address is uhs.marching.hawk.band@gmail.com.  To access the account, go to google.com and click on gmail.

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Summer Calendar

The 2020 Summer Calendar is posted. It does change from time to time, so please check back often for updates.

Incoming Freshman FAQs

Before contacting the directors with questions about our program, please read these frequently asked questions.

UHS Band Handbook

Click the icon to the left to view the 2019-2020 UHS Band Handbook.

For health and physical forms, click here to be redirected to the Forms page.

Charms

The UHS Band Boosters utilize Charms Office Assistant to keep track of student records concerning financial information, form submission, and more. 

Click the icon to the left to be redirected to the Charms login.

Remind App

Remind recently changed its policies and now requires smaller class sizes.

 

All participants using Remind by July 24, 2019 have been migrated to the classes in which the students are enrolled.

 

For NEW sign-ups, please click the links below for instructions on how to get UHS Band Remind messages:

Symphonic Winds

Concert Band

Marching Band OT

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