On Sunday, April 14, 2019, the Carlisle Town Band, under the direction of former band director Mr. Dave Rohrer, will celebrate their 175th anniversary with a special pops concert. This free concert will be held at the Carlisle Theatre at 3 PM and will feature as a guest soloist our 2014-2015 Distinguished Alumnus Recipient, Mr. Douglas Cook. The Carlisle Town Band includes approximately 15 Carlisle High School band alumni and two current high school band members, Lillian Sweeney and Hudson Henry.
The weather is finally getting warmer, so bring out your cleaning supplies (optional) and help us get our car show concession stand cleaned for the upcoming season! Cleaning begins at 1 PM on Sunday, April 7th, and everyone who helps will earn money into a student account which can be used for this year’s upcoming trip. We are also still in need of one pressure washer (with hose) so if you have one, please bring it. Click here to sign up.
Several former Carlisle Color Guard members are in Dayton, Ohio this week to compete in the Winter Guard International (WGI) Championship. Emma Kuykendall, a 2015 graduate, Cheyenne Sweitzer, a 2016 graduate, Amberly Eisenhuth, a 2018 graduate and Maria Smith, a 2018 graduate, are team members of the Westshoremen Indoor Color Guard.
The Westshoremen, under the direction of Ron Massey, Dave Wiley, Shawn Spac and Tim Newlin, is an Independent Advanced Indoor Color Guard team. The Westshoremen team will be performing at the Cintas Center on Wednesday, April 3rd for the preliminary rounds which includes 59 other IA teams from around the world. The top scoring 38 teams will advance to the semi finals on Thursday, April 4th. The finals, on Friday, April 5th, will have the top 15 teams competing for the Championship title. After this week and several more local TIA competitions, the Westshoremen will be traveling to Wildwood NJ to compete in the Atlantic Coast Championships in early May. We wish the best of luck to these former Carlisle Color Guard young ladies at the WGI Championships, and in their future in Color Guard.
The 2019 Spring Band Banquet will be held on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 6 PM at the Comfort Suites in downtown Carlisle. This annual banquet honors our graduating seniors and recognizes the dedication and hard work all students have shown throughout the school year. At this banquet we also present the Carlisle High School Band Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Congratulations to our Indoor Percussion on a 1st place win at KIDA Championships yesterday! They scored 86.850 to beat 8 other schools in the Blue Scholastic Class. Way to to go CHS Percussion!
Next week, on Monday, April 8, 2019, the Carlisle High School Band is having our next restaurant fundraiser to help earn money to replace our aging appliances at the Carlisle Fairgrounds concession stand! You can eat at the Carlisle Chipotle from 4 PM to 8 PM or get dessert at the SweetFrog in Carlisle from 1 PM to 9 PM. Bring a Chipotle or SweetFrog flyer to let them know you are supporting the Carlisle High School Band!
Congratulations to our Indoor Color Guard on their first place win yesterday with a score of 76.89! Results can be found on the 2019 Indoor Color Guard Competition page. Way to go Guard!
Carlisle Percussion is hosting a Family & Friends Performance of their 2019 show “Misfit” this Saturday in preparation for KIDA Championships on Sunday. The show is at Wilson Middle School beginning at 2 PM on March 30, 2019, and is open to anyone who wants to come out and support our amazing percussion students!
For information about championships visit our 2019 Indoor Percussion Competition page.
Just a reminder that we need to spring clean our car show concession stand! Help is needed to clean out the freezers this Saturday, March 30, 2019 beginning at 8 AM. The remainder of the concession stand will be cleaned on Sunday, April 7, 2019 starting at 1 PM, and we are in need of several pressure washers with hoses on this cleaning date. All help is greatly appreciated, and everyone who helps earns money into a student account! View Signup Here