Important Updates from Mrs Cotter

WHS Band Parents & Students,

There will be an after school meeting for the WHS Band on Thursday, October 23 immediately after school. The Marching Band students will be meeting to decide on awards.  We will watch the video from Upper State and the students will have input into next year’s show.

At 6:00 the rest of the band will come in and we will warm up and rehearse for the concert. At MOST the concert should only be 45 minutes.

Friday night, October 24, 2014 – Homecoming Game. The Band will wear  band uniforms.

Saturday, October 25th we have an opportunity to raise some money for the band. We need 20 volunteers to help work at the Clemson Home Game. We will be assisting with escorting people to their seats. If we can get 20 volunteers to work the next 3 home games at Clemson we can earn a substantial amount of money that would help with some much needed items for the band. Below are the details:

All volunteers need to be 18 and older to work.Call time will be 2:30 pm for the 7 pm kick off.  Work time will be anywhere from 8 to about 10 hours.  Parents this is a great opportunity to do  something great for our students. If you can help this Saturday, please contact Mrs. Pooley at 864-593-0949 or by email at

All County, Region and All State Band

WHS Band Parents & Students,

The link below will take you to the USC School of Music’s webpage where you can find FREE recordings & performance notes for All-State solos for all levels.  The recordings and performance notes are created by the applied studio professors at USC.  Please share this with all students who will be auditioning for All-County, Region and All-State Band.

Saturday, October 18 Upper State Competition

WHS Parents & Students,

This Saturday, the WHS Band of Pride will compete at Upper State. We will be feeding the kids lunch at the event. We will be serving fried chicken. The booster club will provide the chicken. We will be serving approx. 70.

We are in need of the following donated items for lunch:

Potato salad (2 large pans)

Coleslaw (2 large plans)

Sliced Fresh Fruit plate

Individual bagged chips

If you can help with one of the above items please contact Mrs. Pooley at Thank you for your support. Go WHS Band of Pride!!!!!

Friday, October 17, 2014 Away Game Dinner

WHS Band Parents & Students,

We will be serving a Taco Bar this Friday night for the Band Boosters will supply the Taco Meat. We are in need of the following items to be donated for dinner:

3 large bags of tortilla chips

3 packages of soft taco shells

diced tomato

diced onion

diced green pepper

Shredded cheese (2 large bags)

1 crockpot of refried beans

1 crockpot of Spanish rice

2 large bottles of salsa

If you can donate one of the following items please contact Mrs. Pooley at

Thank you for support!!! We couldn’t do it without you!!!

Saturday 10-11-14 Lunch

WHS Band Parents & Students,

This Saturday we will be serving a baked potato bar for lunch prior to the competition. We are in need of the following items:

-Shredded cheese

-Crumbled bacon

-Sour Cream


-chopped cooked broccoli

-diced onions

-1 crockpot of chili

If you can help with any of the above items please contact Mrs. Pooley at The band boosters will provide the potatoes. We need all food at the school by 11:15am.

Thank you for your support!

10/10/14 Friday Night Home Football Game

WHS Band Parents & Students,

This Friday we have a home football game. We will be serving crockpot lasagna. For those parents that signed up last week to donate lasagna, salad and bread when we had to postpone we need your help this week. We also need 3 more volunteers to make crockpot lasagna.

We also need 1 additional tray of salad salad and bread sticks.

All food needs to be at the school by 5:15pm

If you can help with dinner this Friday please contact Mrs. Pooley at Thank you for your support parents!!! We could not do it without you!!!!