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Uniforms: When to Get Them

Old Abe and Concert band members will need their uniforms for the first football game on September 9.

Eagle and Freshman band members will need their uniforms for the Homecoming parade on October 7.

See the schedule below for when to pick up or exchange your uniform this fall.

Fall Uniform Distribution Dates

 

Old Abe/Concert/Eagle Bands

Freshman Bands

Tues., Sept. 6

     7:00-7:35 am and 2:50-3:30 pm

Wed., Sept. 7

     7:00-7:35 am and 2:50- 3:30 pm

Thurs., Sept. 8

     7:00-7:35 am

Mon., Sept. 27

     7:00-7:35 am and 2:50-3:30 pm

Tues., Sept. 28

     7:00-7:35 am and 2:50-3:30 pm

Wed., Sept. 29

     7:00-7:35 am

 

What to Wear and When to Wear it!

New students in Concert and Old Abe bands will receive their uniforms during the week of September 8. Returning students will have the opportunity to exchange their uniforms for different sizes if needed. Freshmen and new students will receive their uniforms during the week of September 14. Seniors will turn in their uniforms after the Memorial Day parade next May.

Here is what each band is wearing for concerts and marching this year:

Band Concert Dress Marching Dress           
Freshman A Freshman uniform, black shoes and socks
Eagle A

Upperclassman uniform, black shoes/socks

*Percussionists, see note below

Concert B

Upperclassman uniform, black shoes/socks

*Percussionists, see note below

Old Abe Wind Ensemble C

Upperclassman uniform, black shoes/socks

*Percussionists, see note below

Jazz I C=girls, D=guys  
Jazz II B  
Jazz III A  
Jazz IV A  
Pep Band MHS Band t-shirt  
A

Shirt, tie, and dress pants for guys. Dress or skirt outfit for the girls.

B

White shirt, black tie, black dress pants for the guys. White blouse and black skirt or pants for girls.

C

Tuxedos for the guys and full-length, black gowns for the girls. The tuxedo costs approximately $135 at Muldoon’s and includes everything needed. Mr. Dasher has some catalogs with concert gowns in them, or you can purchase from any store. If finances are a problem, please contact the band directors and help can be arranged.

D

Tuxedos with black shirt and purple tie. The shirt and tie cost approximately $35 at Muldoon’s.

Grades 10-12 Percussionists (Eagle, Concert, Old Abe bands only—NOT Freshman)

New percussionists need to go to Muldoon’s on Hastings Way and order their black pants and purple shirt by August 21. The pants and shirt will cost approximately $50. If this is a financial hardship for anyone, please contact Mr. Dasher.

Percussionists will need to attend a uniform distribution time to receive their black vest and marching hat.

 

Uniform Care

 

Students may need guidance in how to care for their uniforms; each one costs $500!

Heavy polyester dries slowly, and if the uniform gets wet, it must be hung to dry in a venti-lated area. Also, hats need to be stored in the hat box provided, along with gloves and spats. Please discuss this with your student. Dry clean if needed. If a uniform becomes dirty, please have it profession-ally dry cleaned at Gilbertson’s Cleaners & Tailors on Hastings Way.