This year band camp will be on the following dates:August 12 - 15 ANDAugust 19 - 22The times will be from 9:00 am - 12 noon.I understand that this is a longer commitment than what has been in the past, so if you have vacation plans, it's not a problem to miss one of the weeks.Please let me know if you have any questions.Reminder: If your student needs to miss an event or a practice,the PARENT must contact me.
2019 NEHS Football Schedule
(We need parents to help with the concession stand at home games)
9/13 - Home vs Burlington City
9/20 - Away at Lindenwold
9/27 - Home vs Palmyra
10/4 - Away at Robbinsville
10/11 - Home vs Holy Cross
10/18 - Home vs Gloucester
11/1 - Away at Florence
11/27 - Away at Bordentown
State games: TBA
On home game days, we order dinner. Pizza and a bottle of water: $5/student.
Students may not eat in the bleachers during the 1st, 2nd, and 4th quarters of football games.
Students may be given permission to have the 3rd quarter "off" to visit the concession stand.
Parents and friends are asked to respect our space in the bleachers.Parents, we need more help with fundraising activities.If you can help, please contact Mrs. Dreher-Eddinger or Mrs. Dancer.
Department Events Calendar
The Band App (see Giana to sign up)
Band Twitter page (NE_HS Band) for upcoming info.
Warrior Band page (here)Please complete and submit the form below It is very important that we have your contact information. You may copy and paste as a document and email it to Mr. Grotto. Paper copies are available in the Music Room.
____________________________________________________________Congratulations to our new student leaders:Drum MajorsNetty DiDonatoRachel GilmanGiana OcchiuzzoSection LeadersWoodwinds - Ilana LaveneBrass - Ryan MatthewsDrum Captain - Eli VillipartConcert AttireBoys: Black pants, black shoes (Dinkles are ok), Black socks, White shirt, Black Bowtie(shirt and bowtie are provided by the school)Girls: Black slacks or a Black skirt, White Blouse, Black shoes (Dinkles are ok).(bowtie is optional for girls)After the Spring concert, seniors are to hand in their white concert shirts.All others are to take their shirts home to wash and then wear to Graduation.All Band and Drill Team members must have all forms completed and handed in by the first day of school.Any student who does not have the forms in is not cleared to participate.All forms are available in the school office."Pay to Participate" formPhysical forms (packets 1, 2)Health History FormBand will practice during B-2.Field Practices will be on Tuesday (2-4 pm) and game days (usually,Fridays).After football season, we will have Concert Band practice in the music Room one day each week from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. to prepare for the Winter and Spring Concerts.Jazz Band will practice on Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m.Jazz band is by audition/invitation only.Orchestra Pit will practice on Thursdays from 2-4 p.m.(December - March).Orchestra Pit is by audition/invitation only.Students who wish to be in the Band but could not fit it into their schedules,should see Mr. Grotto to set up after-school or lunch/study practice times.Welcome to the 2019 - 2020 School YearThis is a course for credit and you will receive a grade.Grading Policy25% - Daily Grade25% - Performances25% - Improvement25% - Behavior/AttitudeOur Staff:Band/Drill Team Director: Mr. D. GrottoAssistant Director: Ms. A FoxAll students must be prepared for all games and parades.You need to be in full uniform.This includes black socks for band members.You also need all of your music, a flip folder, and a lyre.Please email me with any questions that you may have.Hello Warrior Band and Drill Team:My name is Mr. Grotto (Mr. G.) and I am the Director of Bands at New Egypt High School. Although I have met most of you already, I want to take this opportunity to officially welcome you to the 2019-2020 season. I look forward to working with you as the year progresses.Please feel free to share your ideas on improving our program.Our band is continually growing.I welcome your thoughts on how to increase membership.Just remember: quality is just as important as quantity.Remember to show your Warrior Pride!Please check the Music Department Home Page and the calendar page.