• Here is a rundown for the rest of November:
    Nov. 18 - 22: No after school rehearsals.  Music room will be closed due to Musical Auditions.
    Nov. 25 - Pies will be delivered to the school (mid-morning).  Please pick up and distribute your orders by 2:45 pm.
    Nov. 27 - Early dismissal.  Students report to music room at 3:30 for field practice.  Bus leaves for away game at Bordentown at 4:45.  We will not be ordering dinner.  Please eat before you come back to school or bring money for the concession stand.
    Holiday Wreath fundraiser will be starting soon!
    Concert Band rehearsals begin on Tuesday, November 5th.
    Rehearsals are from 2:45 - 4:00 pm.
    Please see the calendar on the band website for dates of all rehearsals and the Winter Concert.
    Parents, we need more help with fundraising activities. 
    If you can help, please contact Mrs. Dreher-Eddinger or Mrs. Dancer.
    Reminder: If a 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

    11/14 - Consolation Game @ Riverside

    11/27 - Away at Bordentown (Wednesday)


    On 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.


    Please check:

     Department Events Calendar

    Your email

    The Band App (email Giana.occhiuzzo@newegypt.us)

     Band Twitter page (NE_HS Band) for upcoming info.

    Warrior Band page (here)


    We will continue our tradition of marching the halls on Friday Afternoons.

    Band and Drill Team members will be dismissed from their classes at 1:40 for the march.


    All Band Members: New and Returning:

     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.


    2019 - 20 Band Info Form 


    Congratulations to our new student leaders:
    Drum Majors
    Netty DiDonato
    Rachel Gilman
    Giana Occhiuzzo
    Section Leaders
    Woodwinds - Ilana Lavene
    Brass - Ryan Matthews
    Drum Captain - Eli Villipart
    Concert Attire
    Boys: 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 or under the "Athletics" tab of the NEHS home page.
    "Pay to Participate" form 
    Physical forms 
    Health History Form   
    • Band will practice during 3-A.  
    • 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 on Tuesdays from 2:45 - 4:00 pm. to prepare for the Winter and Spring Concerts.
    • Jazz Band will practice on Wednesdays from 2:45-4 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 Year
    This is a course for credit and you will receive a grade.
    Grading Policy
    25% - Daily Grade
    25% - Performances
    25% - Improvement
    25% - Behavior/Attitude 
    Our Staff:
    Band/Drill Team Director: Mr. D. Grotto
    Assistant Director: Ms. A. Fox
    All 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!
    Warrior Band  
    Please check the Music Department Home Page and the calendar page.