Welcome to Band Camp!
We're kicking off the 2017-2018 season on July 24! 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Report to the band room. Bring water bottles!
Color Guard July 24-28
Percussion July 24-26
Student Staff July 27
New Marchers July 28
Full Marching Band & Color Guard July 31-August 4.
Marching Band Preview August 4 p.m.
Pep Band - Friday, August 11 to welcome freshmen to West. More information to come.
Save the Dates
We'll have a lot to share with parents on August 4, at the annual marching preview and ice cream social, so please be there. The other date when you can continue to gather key parent information for the fall is at the first meeting of Band-Aides, our parent booster group. See below for dates you can put on the calendar now.
Friday, Aug. 4 Marching Band & Color Guard Preview and Band-Aides Ice Cream Social
4 p.m., SM West Practice Field
Tuesday, Aug. 15 Band-Aides booster club meeting, 7 p.m., Band Room
Saturday, Sept. 9 Mattress Sale, 10 a.m., Cafeteria
Saturday, Sept. 23 Overland Park Fall Festival Parade, 10 a..m., Old Overland Park
Saturday, Oct. 27 Central States Marching Festival at Kansas State University, Manhattan
Thursday, Oct. 12 Homecoming Parade from SM West into Old Overland Park, 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 13 Homecoming pregame and halftime
Saturday, Oct. 21 Band Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction at SM West
Saturday, Oct. 28 Kansas Bandmasters Association Marching Competition, Washburn University
Yager Stadium, Topeka
There's more to come. Join us August 4 and August 15 to learn more!
Back-to-School Assistance Needed
During band camp each year, parents help with uniform fittings. You don't need to have sewing experience to help! Band camp; is July 31-August 4. Shifts are 8 to 11:30, and 12:30 to 4. You can sign up in charms:
We'll also need help with slight alterations. If you are able to help, please contact: