PERFORMANCES, HOME GAMES,  

COMPETITIONS & SOCIAL EVENTS

 On this page, we will post detailed event information

to keep you well informed!

Please remember to also check your

Campus Messenger E-News from Mr. Rothacker & Mr. Brown.

 It's not too early to sign up to volunteer for these events! 

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

Potential Night Rehearsal

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Please check back for more information. 

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2022 

Waukesha South Competition

All day 
Please read the
Note on Weather 

Please be aware the schedule can change if changes are made by the hosts of the competition, however, it is rare. 

1:30-2:15 pm - Pack trucks with equipment managers & those using large equipment (drumline, front ensemble, guard, contras)

2:15 pm - Official call time for the whole band

4:30 pm - Arrive at Waukesha South

4:30-6:30 pm - Watch & support other band performances. Eat dinner at concessions (bring money or pack a dinner)

7 pm - Middleton High School Official warm-up

8 pm - Performance

9 pm - Awards Ceremony

~11 pm - Return to Middleton High School

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2022

ASR Rehearsal

ASR

Please check back for more information. 

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

Night Rehearsal

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Night rehearsal with Middle School Special Guests!

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2022

Home Game

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 

Families & friends are encouraged to attend the game to support the Cardinal Marching Band! 

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2022

Sauk Prairie Competition

All day

Please check back for more information. 

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14,  2022

Homecoming

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 

Families & friends are encouraged to attend the game to support the Cardinal Marching Band! 

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2022

WSMA STATE MARCHING CHAMPIONSHIP

All day

Please check back for more information. Below you will find the 2021 information as an example of what the 2022 schedule may look like. 

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MAY 30 , 2022

Memorial Day Performances

For more info, visit this link.

This is also posted in Google Classroom (along with the assignment if you're not participating in the performances).  See you Monday!

 

Schedule for the day:

8:00 Report to MHS for warm-up and rehearsal

9:00 Buses depart for the Community of Ashton

9:30 Ceremony at St. Peter's cemetery

10:00 Snacks and depart for Park Elementary in Cross Plains

11:00 Parade begins

12:00 Ceremony at American Legion Hall in Cross Plains

12:30 Ceremony ends, lunch provided

~1:15 Buses depart back to MHS

 

What to wear:

  • Closed-toe shoes

  • Short athletic socks

  • Shorts (preferably non-athletic shorts: khaki, navy, etc.  Nothing loud or shiny)

  • Middleton shirt of some kind

    • Please do not wear the marching band show shirt from any year

    • If you don't own any Middleton gear, wear a white, black, or a red shirt

    • The shirt should cover your midriff.

 

What to bring:

  • Instrument

  • Music in a flip folder (extra flip folders available)

  • Lyre (music holder) for your instrument

  • Sunscreen if needed

  • Water bottle (can be left on the bus)

  • Food optional (Snack provided, usually granola bars and bottled water.  Lunch provided, usually something like hot dogs, chips, soda.  If you have dietary preferences, consider packing food.)

 

If you play a school instrument:

  • You will need to leave your instrument at MHS after the performance.

 

If you need to be picked up in Cross Plains (not riding the bus back):

  • Fill out the alternative transportation form on MyPaymentsPlus (same as for MHS sports)

  • Send an email to erothacker@mcpasd.k12.wi.us

  • If you play a school instrument, you need to make sure it goes back to the school with the buses - find someone reliable to assist.

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JUNE 1 , 2022

Welcome Event

For more info, visit this link.

4-4:30 pm: Welcome, instrument check out, music hand out. Meet in band room, and move to Fireman's Park. Please bring some water in case it is a little hot. 

4:30-5:30 pm: Music read-through! (New members no need to worry about sight reading, most of us will be new to the music as well!)

5:30 pm: Dismissal

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AUGUST  2022 

Band Camp

Please see the calendar for days & times

All Marching Band members should check the calendar & the directors' messages for camp days and times. 

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2022

Home Football Game

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Families & friends are encouraged to attend the game to support the Cardinal Marching Band! 

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2022

Marching Band Student Party at Keva

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This is a student event to celebrate a successful marching band camp! 

Please print & sign this Keva Registration Waiver.

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FRIDAY, AUGUST  19, 2022

Band Camp Student Potluck

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This is a student potluck after band camp. Families help provide food via a sign-up that will be available in August (or earlier).

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2022

Home Game

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Families & friends are encouraged to attend the game to support the Cardinal Marching Band! 

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 28, 2022

Good Neighbor Festival Parade

9:00 am - 1:30 pm

The Marching Band walks in the parade through downtown Middleton. 

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2022

Home Game & Marching Band Parent Night & Senior Recognition

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Families & friends are encouraged to attend the game to support the Cardinal Marching Band!  

Senior Marching Band students & their families will be recognized during half-time. 

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2022

Home Game

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Families & friends are encouraged to attend the game to support the Cardinal Marching Band! 

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022

Home Game

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Families & friends are encouraged to attend the game to support the Cardinal Marching Band! 

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2022

Rehearsal

12:00 pm

Please be ready to go on the field at 12 pm for rehearsal.  The band room will be open at approximately 11:30 am pending when our break is from PD. Please bring water, and sunscreen, and wear comfortable marching clothes & shoes. 

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2022

Field Trip Rehearsal in the Stadium

Advisory - End of the day

You will be dismissed from advisory through the end of the day so please inform any 7th block teacher on Tuesday you will not be there on Thursday. You should eat during first lunch regardless of grade level and then immediately report to the field. Your attendance will be taken care of for you. Please make sure you wear something comfortable to march in. 

In inclement weather, any changes & decisions will be made immediately before a performance.

 

Please assume any competition is continuing as planned unless otherwise communicated by the directors.

 

Due to the expenses of the program, school instruments & equipment, we will not perform in the rain at home football games or competitions (including the state championships).

Competition hosts will usually move the performances indoors for a standstill competition if the weather is unsuitable for performing.  However, if the performances are not moved indoors, we may still cancel our performance in consideration of the equipment. 

 

This would be a difficult decision but necessary to protect the financial investments of our marching band and its students.