Chaperones


What to Expect When You are a Band Chaperone

Away Games:

  • Please arrive at school with your student prepared to help.
  • Please help load/unload instruments and equipment onto Band Bus for transportation.
  • Chaperones ride on the bus to all away games, parades, and band festivals.
  • You must take attendance on the bus you are assigned when boarding for location, and boarding for return to school.
  • All school rules apply to students for away games.
  • Most bus drivers will explain their rules to students.
  • If you feel the noise level is becoming excessive on the bus, make an announcement for students to lower voices.
  • Any problems on bus should immediately be reported to the Director when the destination is reached.
  • During the game, chaperones must sit with the band.
  • Pass out water to the students in the stands, and insure all garbage is cleaned up.
  • Chaperones accompany students in groups to the restroom when needed.
  • Distribute hat plumes prior to halftime performance, and collect them immediately after.
  • Accompany students to 3rd Quarter treats following halftime.
  • Assist the Directors if needed.
  • Enjoy the Band, the game, and have fun!
  • Upon returning to the school inspect uniform on hangers and mark off names as uniforms are properly put away.

Home Games:

Due to the stadium construction for the 2017 and 2018 football seasons, all games will be “away” games in terms of chaperone expectations.  Please view the information above for “Away Games.”

  • Arrive with your student prepared to help.
  • March over to stadium with band.
  • Help move any needed equipment to stadium.
  • Pass out water to students in stands.
  • Chaperones must sit in the reserved seats with the band, and ensure only band students are sitting in these seats.
  • Distribute hat plumes prior to halftime performance, and collect them immediately after.
  • Accompany students to 3rd Quarter treats following halftime.
  • Assist the Director if needed.
  • Enjoy the Band, the Game and have fun!
  • Upon returning to the school inspect uniform on hangers and mark off names as uniforms are properly put away.