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Travel Ideas for the Next School Year
by Mr. VanStrien - Friday, 12 June 2015, 2:47 PM

A flyer went home with possible travel ideas for the High School Band next year.  These are just ideas and would still need administer and school board support.  The purpose of the document is to give you an idea on pricing so families can plan early.  Please see the attached document.

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Parade Reminder and Additional Information
by Mr. VanStrien - Friday, 22 May 2015, 6:47 AM

Parade Reminder and Additional Information

Date:  Monday, May 25

Time to Report: 9:00

Parade Starts at: 9:30 

Where to Meet: Parking Lot across from Wee Bee's in Morley

The School will be open at 8:45 to get equipment and uniforms.  Make sure you have your lyre and everything you need to march.

Music to have in lyre:

The 3 service songs

Salute to America’s Finest

Star Spangled Banner 

Make sure you check and double check your uniform for all the parts.   Be sure to have your marching shoes with black socks.


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Reminder - Graduation Performance 8th-12th
by Mr. VanStrien - Thursday, 14 May 2015, 2:34 PM

Reminder - Graduation Performance 8th-12th

Report time for the Graduation performance is 1:00 on Sunday May 17th.  The graduation will be inside so dress for the occasion but keep it light as it will get pretty warm.


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by Mr. VanStrien - Thursday, 30 April 2015, 2:27 PM


Reminder - The Spring Collage Concert will be held on May 7th at 7:00 for the Middle School and High School.  The concert will be held in the High School Cafetorium.  This concert will feature the 6th Grade Beginning, 7th Grade Band, High School Concert Band and several individual events.

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State Festival - Detailed Itinerary
by Mr. VanStrien - Friday, 17 April 2015, 2:31 PM

Attached is a PDF copy of the Detailed Itinerary for the High School Concert Band. 

Itinerary – Thursday, April 23rd

State Festival – High School Concert Band

8:10 Final Rehearsal in Band Room

9:10 Load Trailer

9:30 Change into Uniforms

10:00 Depart from Morley Stanwood High School

11:00 Arrive at Applebee’s in Greenville for lunch Plan on $12

12:30 Arrive at Belding High School and Unload and report to coat room

12:40 Watch Bands 

2:20 Report to Coat Room

2:55 Report to Warm Up

3:20 High School Concert Band Performs

3:45 High School Sight Reading Performance

4:15 Rating Posted

4:25 Pack Bus

4:45 Leave Belding

5:30 Arrive MSHS

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Fundraiser Pickup
by Mr. VanStrien - Friday, 17 April 2015, 11:58 AM

Fundraiser Pickup 

The Century Resources pickup date is Tuesday, April 21st. Orders can be picked up in the High School cafeteria from 3pm to 6pm.  If you are running late please call Keya Crusan at 231-629-1727 and she wait for your pickup.


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State Festival Time and Date Announced!
by Mr. VanStrien - Monday, 30 March 2015, 2:32 PM

State Festival Time and Date Announced!

The long awaited State Band and Orchestra Festival Evaluation was announced by MSBOA today.  Morley Stanwood High School Concert Band (8-12) will be performing at BELDING HIGH SCHOOL AT 3:20 PM on APRIL 23rd.   More details and a full itinerary will be released when transportation has been arranged.




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