News for the 2014-2015 School Year

2014-2015 News Archive

Colorguard Auditions!!!

Colorguard auditions for the 2015-16 season will be held in the old North Cobb gym on April 27-May 1 from 5-8 pm. All students interested in auditioning should have their band account below $200. The tryouts are open for freshman and all students.

Year-End Slide Show Available on DVD and Blu-ray

If you'd like a copy of the Year-End Slide Show, the order deadline is Friday, May 1. Get the full details on the Order Form (PDF).

This year we are offering several choices for the End of the Year Slideshow. First, we are offering a DVD that includes at least three pictures of each band member. We are also offering a Blu-ray version which will have a Bonus section featuring many of our parent volunteers and have additional pictures of the band members not included in the DVD. We are also offering the option of a cover customized with a photo of your student.

All forms should be put in the bandroom payment box no later than Friday, May 1st. Payments can be made through Paypal or the band payment box. Make checks out to: North Cobb Band Boosters. If you have a credit in your account you can use it by placing a note in the payment box.

Big Shanty Parade is this Saturday

The North Cobb Band will march in the Big Shanty Parade on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Our schedule is as follows:

  • 08:15 Arrive at band room
  • 08:45 Meet at Kennesaw First Baptist Church Parking lot
  • 09:30 Parade Begins
  • 10:00/10:15 Parade ends at Martha J. Moore center
  • 10:30 Return equipment to NCHS/finished

We will wear jeans and the show shirts. No uniforms.

Marching Band Intent Form and Dates Sheet Now Available

The North Cobb Marching Band is now registering for the Fall 2015 Marching Band Season. Reserve your spot by submitting your deposit and signed agreement form by April 24, 2015. Each Band Member is committed to full participation in all regular season marching activities; North Cobb Football games, parades, summer band camp, fall mini-camp and three band competitions. Full details are on the Intent Form (PDF).

It is important for you to confirm your availability as you make this commitment. Every member is very important and we want to avoid having any "holes" in the drill. Please download and review our Summer Band Camp/Rehearsal Date schedule (PDF) for full details.

Band Banquet Tickets Now On Sale

Our annual band banquet will be held on May 9, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in the NCHS cafeteria and theater. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person if ordered before April 24. Tickets are $18 per person if ordered after that date; all tickets must be ordered by May 1. Everyone including students needs a ticket to attend the dinner and ceremony. All tickets must be ordered in advance (NO tickets will be sold at the door). You student’s account must be in good standing and the account balance must be less than $200 to attend the banquet. Please contact the booster financial secretary with any questions concerning your account.

Please use the Band Banquet Ticket Order Form (PDF) to purchase your tickets.

Saturday, Feb. 21 is Winter Symphonic Band Camp

It is that time of year again!!!!! Winter Symphonic Band Camp 2015 will be held Saturday, Feb. 21, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The cost of the event is $35 and covers instructional cost, uniform rental, transportation, festival fees, etc. Every student received a handout on Feb. 3 explaining the event, times, and cost. The form is available here for download for your informational purposes.

It's time for the Santa Parade!

Join us this Saturday, December 6, for the annual Kennesaw Santa Parade. We will line up at the 1st Baptist Church of Kennesaw and march through the city to Cemetary street and disband there. This is a great opportunity to give back to our community and to spread some good cheer. Our itinerary is now online. [...]

Spirit Wear for the Holidays

The Spirit Wear committee is pleased to offer a selection of the most popular items from this fall season along with a few new items for your holiday shopping needs. We’ve got fleece jackets, Wind Symphony hoodies, band hoodies in Orange or Blue and the ever popular flannel pants. [Get the full details...]

BOA Atlanta Super Regional

We're excited to be performing in our first ever Bands of America Atlanta Super Regional this coming Saturday, November 1. Our itinerary is now online. [...]

Raffle Winners

At last night's football game, we announced the winners of our 2014 band fundraiser raffle. And the winners are [...]

Western Carolina Itinerary

We're excited to be competing in this year's Western Carolina University Tournament of Champions on Saturday, October 18. We hope you can join us in Cullowhee, NC, for our performance. Get the full details >