5200 Yorktown Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22207
703-228-5400
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Saturday, November 01, 2014

Performing & Visual Arts

Color Guard - Fall and Winter
 
Faculty Sponsor: Mr. Roland
 
Guard (Fall)
 
The Fall Guard is chosen by audition during May of the prior school year. Membership is not limited, but a successful audition must be completed. Fall Guard encompasses providing the entire scope of visual compliment to the Marching Band program by the use of props, equipment and dance. Students are expected to attend regular rehearsals outside of school. The program engages in regular fund raising as the costs for full participation can run from $400 to $800 in a given school year. Participation in fund raising is optional. Some financial support is available for students demonstrating need. The band also relies on county and school funds as well as donations. There is an active Band & Guard Boosters organization.
 
Winter Guard
 
The Winter Guard is chosen by audition during November. Membership is not limited, but a successful audition must be completed. Eighth graders are eligible to audition. Fall Guard encompasses providing the entire scope of visual compliment to the Marching Band program by the use of props, equipment and dance. Students are expected to attend regular rehearsals outside of school. The program engages in regular fund raising as the costs for full participation can run from $500 to $900 in a given school year. Participation in fund raising is optional. Some financial support is available for students demonstrating need. The band also relies on county and school funds as well as donations. There is an active Band & Guard Boosters organization.
 
Scheduled meetings: Fall: July - November / Winter: December - April