131 Bakers Ridge Road
Morgantown, WV 26508

304 - 291 - 9275

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November 09, 2019

Veterans Day Parade

There is a possibility of rain on Monday night. We will wear BALL CAPS just in case.

November 02, 2019

Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License Raffle

Congratulations to Jeff Vance of Morgantown, winner of the 2019 UHS Band Lifetime Hunting and Fishing License Raffle.

October 31, 2019

Veterans Day Parade

The Morgantown Veterans Day Parade will be held Monday, November 11 at 6:00 pm. Lineup on High Street at 5:30 pm. UHS is the fourth band in the parade.

October 31, 2019

Composite Photos

Any families wishing to purchase photo packages who were unable to meet with representatives from Portraits With Pride may still order by emailing Mr. Palmer at mpalmer@k12.wv.us to receive login information.

 

For discounted prices, you may order over the phone at 740-266-4104 and use a debit/credit card. Representatives are at the office between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.

You can also contact them by email at orders@portraitswithpride.com

September 25, 2019

All-State Auditions

Wind and percussion instrument auditions for the 2020 WV All-State Band and Orchestra will be held Saturday, December 7 at the WVU CAC.

The cost to audition is $15 per instrument. Please pay the fee to Mr. Palmer by Friday, September 27. Make checks payable to UHS Band.

Additionally, the 249th Army Band will hold their 5th annual All-State Band master classes at the Morgantown Readiness Center on Sunday, November 17.

For more info on auditions and master classes, please visit  the WV All-State Band website.

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 23, 2019

2020 Orlando Trip

The UHS Band will travel to Orlando, Florida March 19-23, 2020. We will visit Disney Hollywood Studios, Disney's Magic Kingdom, and Universal Orlando. The band will march in the parade in Disney's Magic Kingdom on Saturday, March 21.

 

The Orlando Trip is a wonderful opportunity and we hope all band students can attend with us. In addition to offering fundraising opportunities, the UHS Band Boosters are paying $160 (1/6) of the cost of every student's and chaperone's trip. 

Student accounts must be current (or be on a payment plan) in order to participate in the Orlando Trip.

 

Priority in the selection of chaperones is given to parents who have volunteered the most in the past.

 

Additional information is listed below. Please check back as this information will be updated as we get closer to the trip:   

 

Dates:

March 19-23, 2020

 

Cost:

~$960 per person, minus $160 per person covered by band boosters ($800 total)

 

We will collect five payments of $160 on the following dates:

September 16

October 16

November 18

December 16

January 16

 

Payments may be made by checks payable to UHS Band, or students may have payments taken from their student accounts. Additionally, payments may be made by credit card at every home UHS football game, and Boosters Treasurer Matt Turner plans to set up additional dates TBA. Mr. Turner is also willing to meet with parents to run credit cards. His email is uhshawkbandtreasurer@gmail.com

NEW: Parents may fill out the Credit Card Authorization for students to place in the black box. (Fees apply.)

Hotel:

Disney’s All Star Music Resort

1801 Buena Vista Dr

Bay Lake, FL 32830

(407) 939-6000

Rooms:

4 Students per room

2 Chaperones per room

FINAL rooming lists must be completed November 18

 

Preliminary Itinerary:

Thursday, March 19 - Depart UHS by bus after school

Friday, March 20 - Arrive in Orlando

              (We will stop at a plaza close to Orlando to freshen up before going to the park)

Friday, March 20 – Day at Disney Hollywood Studios

Friday, March 20 – Check into hotel in the evening

Saturday, March 21  - Day at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

              (March in Parade at Magic Kingdom)

Sunday, March 22 - Day at Universal Orlando

Sunday, March 22 - Depart Orlando at ~10:00 pm

Monday, March 23 - Arrive at UHS ~3:30 pm

Additional Info:

Students will need money for food in the parks, at stops to and from Orlando, souvenirs, etc. All students will receive one meal voucher per day to use in Disney parks and Universal Orlando. We will provide snacks on the bus and will stop for dinner March 19, breakfast March 20, and breakfast March 23.  (The Boosters sometimes provide one of these meals if the budget allows.)

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.

February 08, 2019

2019 WVMEA Honor Ensemble

Congratulations to the Symphonic Winds for being selected as a 2019 West Virginia Honor Ensemble.
 

The Symphonic Winds performed at the WV Music Educators Conference 
Thursday, March 7 at 4:00 PM in the North Hall of the newly renovated Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center.

You can watch the video HERE.

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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2019 Fruit Sale

The 2019 UHS Band Fruit Sale is underway!

Click here - or the logo to the left - to be redirected to the fruit sale information page.

Incoming Freshman FAQs

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

UHS Band Handbook

Click the picture 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 logo 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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