The Franklin High School Band, NC
2023 FHS Marching Band Calendar:
2023 FHS Marching Band Calendar:
FHS Marching Panther Regiment Information / FHS Band Calendar of Events
The 2023 SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION
JULY : SUMMER 2023
Wed. July 26 - Fri. July 28
Wednesday PERCUSSION Info: ALL PERCUSSION will attend camp from 9am- 3pm
Wednesday COLORGUARD info: Colorguard Captains ONLY will attend camp from 9am - 3pm
Wednesday LEADERSHIP TEAM info: ALL Leadership will attend camp from 9am - 3pm
Thurs. July 27 -
Fri. July 28, 2023
All ROOKIES/FRESHMAN Report to Camp! - Anyone that has never marched for the Panther Regiment will need to come to camp to learn all the basics you need to have a successful band season! We can not wait to have you join us! You are about to experience the best times of your life... HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND!!
Everyone will be provided lunch! For everyones' safety, NO ONE is allowed to leave during camp times / on any band camp days
Leadership team and drum majors also attend these 2 days, but they will dismiss at 4pm
ALL COLORGUARD AND PERCUSSION JOIN US THESE DAYS TOO!!
9am - 3pm
July / August
Mon. July 31 - Through -
Fri. August 4th, 2023
FULL BAND CAMP WEEK 1 - Everyone that wants to be part of this award winning program must be at BOTH weeks of band camp in order to participate!
CAMP REGISTRATION PROTOCOL:
All students will receive a band camp registration packet on the first day of camp with the following inside:
1) Envelope with registration form to till out and return with check (made to FHS Band) or cash payment for fees and uniform supplies
2) A Stapled packet with the Health Form, Permission Form (To be Notarized), Drug Test Policy, and Band Handbook signature page
3) A copy of the Band Code of Conduct Handbook
FEES AND SIGNED/NOTARIZED PAPERS ARE DUE BY FRIDAY,! Please pay as much as possible now so that we can order all supplies needed for the season!
2023 Band Fees / Obligations: (Please remember that you may sign up for a payment plan with the front office for fees. You NEED TO PAY FOR ITEMS TO BE OREDERD NOW ASAP (Gloves, t-shirt, pants, shoes, etc) so they can arrive in time to perform. All fees must be paid before November 1st. Notice: All Band Fees MUST BE PAID before any trip money/deposits can be accepted.
Also, band fees are good for the ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR, and include JAZZ AND CONCERT/SYMPHONIC BANDS for that one price! You definitely get a bargain!
$ 350.00 - Band Fees for the 2023-24 School Year- Covers ALL music/travel/competition expenses!
$ 85.00 - Freshman / Uniform Pants purchase (and any upper classman that need new bib pants)
$ 25.00 - Band Competition T-shirts - (Required for every competition, away game, and some parades
$ 45.00 - Marching Shoes
$ 5.00 - Per Pair of Marching Gloves (Required in uniform)
(*You may set up a plan for the band fees, but all uniform parts must be ordered ASAP so they arrive in time for our performances!) These need to be paid FIRST.... Fees can be in payment plans :) WE WILL WORK WITH YOU, JUST SPEAK WITH MR. HUCK!!!
8:30am - 6pm
Mon. August 7 -
Fri. August 11
FULL BAND CAMP WEEK 2 - Everyone is required to be at camp this week in it's entirety :Lunches Provided!!
8:30 - 6pm
Thurs. Aug 10, 2023
Annual FHS Regiment PARENT EXTRAVAGANZA PERFORMANCE - 5:00pm - (TBA in the Gym)
(*This is our annual parent preview show. Parents have a chance to see what the show is all about, and sign up to help our booster club in concessions, prop building, sewing, painting, etc. We would love to have as many parents involved as possible. We need you for all our competitions from feeding students, helping with props, helping with front ensemble, uniforms, etc...(the more the merrier!)
Tues. Aug. 15 and
FULL Marching Regiment Band PRACTICE in the mornings of Tues/Thurs from 9am-12noon.
9am - 12 Noon
Fri. Aug 18
HOME FOOTBALL GAME TODAY...
We have a HOME FOOTBALL GAME against Murphy HS today. We will meet at 5pm for the game
5pm - 11pm
Tues. Aug. 22 and
FULL MARCHING REGIMENT PRACTICE - Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9am-12noon
9am - 12 noon
Fri. Aug 25
HOME FOOTBALL GAME TODAY...
5pm - 10pm - game
Mon. Aug. 28
First Day of School / NO Monday Night Practice (they start Sept. 11)
Past Shows Under Mr. Huckabee's Direction:
2002 - An American Fantasy
2003 - Lord of the Rings
2004 - Around the World in 8 Minutes - (2005 Gator Bowl Silver Division Grand Champions!) - Jacksonville, FL
2005 - Pirates of the Caribbean
2006 - Phantom of the Opera
2007 - Imagination: The Music of Dr. Seuss - (2008 Velero Alamo Bowl Silver Division Grand Champions) San Antonio,TX
2008 - "Jack's Twisted Christmas" - from The Nightmare Before Christmas
2009 - Once Upon a Dream: The Music from Disney's Fantasmic
2010 - "Remembrance: A Tribute to Pearl Harbor"
2011 - The Sunday Crossword - (2012 Gator Bowl Silver Division Grand Champions) - Jacksonville, FL
2012 - Believe: The Music of the Polar Express
2013 - The Heist
2014 - We Wanna Rock!
2015 - The Eye of Egypt (AutoZone Liberty Bowl Halftime Performance with country music SuperStar Craig Morgan) Memphis, TN
2016 - Seasons of Love
2017 - Don't Look Under the Bed
2018 - The Traitor
2019 - "The Immortal" - (2020 AllState Sugar Bowl / Jackson Square NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!!) - New Orleans, LA
2020 - " The Greatest Showman"
2021 - "Coming Home: A Tribute to our Troops"
2022 - "You Will Remember Me"
2023 - "Welcome to the Jungle"
Pictured Above: The 2019-2020 Marching Panther Regiment traveled to New Orleans,LA for the 2020 AllState Sugar Bowl. While there, they grabbed all 1st Place Captions (Marching, Music, Auxillary, Drum Major, Percussion, and General Effect) in their Division, and was crowned the Sugar Bowl / Jackson Square performing National Champions (out of all 14 band participants) for the best band performance in New Orleans! Way to represent guys! They were able to participate in a Mardi Gras New Orleans Style masquerade ball (where the awards banquet was held).
Franklin High School's most visible and notable performing group is the FHS Marching Panther Regiment Band. Pictured above, the students and staff members enjoy a day at the beach following several first place awards at the 2012 Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida (January 2012). The band has won many other first place awards throughout the southeast, including the 2005 Gator Bowl, the 2008 Valero Alamo Bowl, the 2012 Toyota Gator Bowl, and various other local and regional competitions. The Marching Panther Regiment can be seen various times throughout the fall semester from western and central North Carolina, to Atlanta Georgia and occasional trips to Florida. The band students that register are required to participate in any and all mandatory events, competitions, concerts, parades, etc, as well as attend a MANDATORY summer camp in July.