Band Bulletin #38: 5/31-6/6

The year has come to an end, and though things ended in a non-traditional manner, we are still so VERY PROUD of everything our students have accomplished this year. We will be finalizing grades Monday and Tuesday to reflect missing/late work that was turned in Friday and over the weekend. Please be sure to check Progress Book one last time on Tuesday for accuracy. Final grades will be submitted Wednesday morning. THANK YOU to students and parents for their patience and perseverance during this time of offsite learning.

CONGRATULATIONS to the Class of 2020! You are leaving a great legacy in the Band Program and we know you all will accomplish great things! THANK YOU to all our Senior parents as well for everything you have done to support these fine students’ participation and growth in the Band Program!



THANK YOU to everyone that helped plan and attended our virtual Band Awards! Congratulations to the following band members that received our perpetual band honors:

Freshman Outstanding Marcher: Zach Zywiec
Sophomore Outstanding Marcher: Jadon Gamboa
Junior Outstanding Marcher: Jacob Zywiec
Senior Outstanding Marcher: Dan Hilts
Director’s Award: Taylor Hedrick & Kate Schwenn
Leonard Bernstein Award: Evan Shaheen
Semper Fidelis Award: Dan Hilts
Patrick Gilmore Award: Kevin Williams
Louis Armstrong Award: Parker Lewis
James Roytz Band Award: Julia Soltis
David Keen Memorial Percussion Scholarship: Nate Knerem
Daniel Kos Memorial Scholarship: Lauren Donnella
John Philip Sousa Award: Zach Ravagnani

Unfortunately due to COVID-19, several of our awards including the Senior plaques were placed on backorder when companies stopped production. We will make sure to distribute these as soon as they arrive.

If you missed the Band Awards, you can watch it on both the BBHHS Marching Bees Facebook and YouTube pages. You can also view just the slideshow below. Thank you to Cole Mihalich for putting together the slideshow!



All students and chaperones that were intending to travel to Disney with the BBHHS Marching Bees are required to complete the Disney Refund Form by FRIDAY, JUNE 5TH. Marching Band members that intended to only meet the band for the parade at the Magic Kingdom do NOT need to complete this form. If you have any questions about the refund form, please contact Ms. Astey.



Our traditional Summer Mailing went out digitally this year. The mailing contains info about Band Camp, Medical Forms, and Band Booster information. Medical Forms are not due until Uniform Fitting Nights the first week of Band Camp. However, our Band Boosters are needing help immediately with Athletic Programs. If you are interested and able to help, please contact Melissa Burdick.

The mailing was posted on students’ Google Classroom and also sent out to parents via Remind and email. The Summer Digital Mailing can also be viewed HERE. ONLY STUDENTS need to confirm receipt of the Summer Digital Mailing through the confirmation form on Classroom. Parents do not need to send confirmation emails. Parents just need to ask their student to make sure they have confirmed receipt of the Summer Digital Mailing on Classroom. Please also make sure students have completed the STUDENT INFO FORM on Classroom and paid the BAND BOOSTER FEE.



  • Thursday, 6/4: 2020-2021 Student Leadership Zoom Meeting – 1:00pm
  • Flagline Camp: July 20-24, 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Drumline Sectionals: TBD in July
  • 2020 Band Camp (Required)
    • Week 1: July 27-31
    • Week 2: August 3-7