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October 7 - 14, 2018


Thursday, October 11:  After-school rehearsal CANCELED 

Tuesday, October 9:  Restaurant Night Fundraiser at Freddy's, 3:30-8:30pm

Friday, October 12: Pep Band travels to Robinson, 5:15pm report time


Restaurant Night at Freddy's:

Stop by Freddy's for dinner between 3:30-8:30pm.  Be sure to mention you are with the FHS Band and we'll get a portion of the proceeds!  Tell you friends!

Uniform News:

Congratulations to the tubas who found a perfect way to take good care of their jackets during the 3rd quarter!

If you are not a tuba...please remember to fold your jackets inside out (black silk lining showing, blue inside) when you leave them in the stands.

This week:  Away game pep band uniform - jeans and polos

Next Competition:  JMU October 20th - Full Uniform - please let us know of any uniform issues NOW so we have time to fix them.  You want to look extra sharp at JMU!

Please let Claudia Dwass or Deb Hertz know about any uniform issues or questions.

More uniform wear & care >

Friday, Oct. 12 - Away Game SCHEDULE:

Bring your summer uniform to school Friday morning, if you are not going home after school. Eat dinner before report time. Bring your water bottle. There will be no concessions until the 3rd quarter.


5:15 PM:  ALL MB MEMBERS report to FHS band room put on summer uniform, (band polo and blue jeans - no holes or ripped jeans) prepare to load buses/truck (flutes and clarinets go on the bus; larger instruments go on the truck)

5:30 PM:  Adult chaperones and volunteers report to FHS and meet in band room for instructions

5:45 PM:  Load buses

5:55 PM:  Band truck/minivans leaves FHS for Robinson

6:00 PM:  Buses leave FHS for Robinson

6:30 PM:  Buses and truck arrive at Robinson

• Buses will follow Robinson SS directions for unloading and parking.

• Band members will exit buses with items needed to perform, water bottle and money for concessions. This includes instruments out of cases, music, lyres, etc.

6:45 PM:  Move to seats in the stadium, with instruments

7:00 PM:  Football game begins!

Halftime:  With 4 minutes left in 2nd quarter, all band members move to the home team side of the field to watch Robinson Band’s show

3rd Quarter:  Enjoy concessions! Return to seats by 1 minute left in 3rd quarter

9:30 PM:  When football game ends, exit stadium to truck, load instruments, load buses

10:00 PM:  Leave Robinson for FHS

10:30 PM:  Approximate return to FHS

Important Information

-Please make sure Mr. Buchroeder knows if you are NOT attending the away game. We are assuming everyone is going unless your student has spoken with Mr. Buchroeder.

-If your student is not going back to Fairfax HS on the bus at the end of the game, notify Mr. Buchroeder and student and parent must speak with their bus chaperone before leaving.

-We will ask the students to text parents when we leave Robinson SS. Also, Charms and Facebook will be updated as we leave. Please make sure you know how your student is getting home. No students are allowed to walk home, unless a parent accompanies them.

-In case of an emergency, please call or text Jaimee Nygaard 703-389-9999

Spectator Information

Robinson Secondary School

5035 Sideburn Rd, Fairfax, VA 22032 map

-Gates open at 6:30 pm

– At large HS events, parking can be challenging, please plan ahead.

-7:00 pm Kick-off

-$6?? (not sure) cash entrance fee

-Concessions available, cash only


Volunteer Corner:

Volunteer at the next competition or home game!  Sign Up Genius

Questions?  Email Debbie Bermudez, V.P. Volunteers


October 18: Band Booster Meeting at FHS, 7pm

October 20: JMU Parade of Champions (Band Competition)

October 23: Masquerade concert with orchestra, 7pm at FHS

October 26: Home Football game vs. South County (Middle School night)

October 28: Mosby Woods Parade

November 2: Home Game vs Woodson (Senior night)

November 3: VBODA (Band Competition)

November 3: End of Season band party

November 15: Band Booster Meeting at FHS, 7pm

December 11:  Winter Concert at FHS, 7pm

December 20:  Band Booster Meeting at FHS, 7pm

Fairfax High School Bands

Fairfax, VA

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Band Director: Patric Buchroeder