Bay City Public Schools are closed today, Wednesday, February 10, 2016.

Posted by admin on Feb 09, 2016 - 11:13 PM  •  Filed under: important
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Bay City Public Schools are closed today, Wednesday, February 10, 2016.

2016 High School Solo & Ensemble Festival Schedule

Posted by admin on Feb 01, 2016 - 09:03 AM  •  Filed under: news
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2016 High School Solo & Ensemble Festival Schedule takes place on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at St. John's High School.

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Bay City Public Schools are closed today, Monday, February 1, 2016.

Posted by admin on Jan 31, 2016 - 11:36 PM  •  Filed under: important
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Bay City Public Schools are closed today, Monday, February 1, 2016.

Summer Letter in the Mail!

Posted by admin on Jul 01, 2015 - 11:10 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
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The Annual Summer Band Letter is in the mail! If you want a digital copy, you can download it right here! We have some changes this summer because of parking lot construction at Western, so actually READ the letter! ;-) See you soon!

Calendar Subscriptions

Posted by admin on Jun 19, 2015 - 01:40 AM  •  Filed under: sitenews
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Would you like to have the band calendar directly on your iPhone, iPod or desktop calendar? It is easy to do! Just follow these steps:
  • open settings
  • click "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"
  • click "Add Account"
  • select "other"
  • click "Add Subscribed Calendar"
  • copy one of these links into the "server" field, then click "next"
notes:
  • you can change the description to anything you want
  • User Name and Password are not required
  • leave SSL disabled
  • There will be no alarms
  • Click SAVE (upper right corner) when you are done. Go and see your calendar!
Android: Daniel says: "Subscribing to a Google calendar on Android is actually a two-step process. You must first subscribe to the calendar using the web version of Google Calendar and then add it to your Android device."
  1. go to Google Calendar on the web
  2. Choose "Other calendars"
  3. In the dropdown menu, choose "Add by URL"
  4. Insert the URL of your choice
  5. on Settings / Accounts & sync -> select your account, check the "Sync Calendar" option.

Hilden Named Outstanding Soloist

Posted by admin on Mar 24, 2015 - 03:01 PM  •  Filed under: news
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Congratulations to Katarina Hilden! (Senior, euphonium) Katarina has been selected as an Outstanding Soloist as a result of her performance at MSBOA State Solo & Ensemble and is eligible to compete for the opportunity to perform at the 2015 Michigan Youth Arts Festival Gala Concert on Friday May 8, 2015.

MSBOA State S&E Results

Posted by admin on Mar 22, 2015 - 07:11 AM  •  Filed under: news
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Congratulations to all the students that participated in MSBOA State Solo & Ensemble Festival on Saturday, March 21 at Lapeer High School. See below for all the event results!

Western sent 18 events (more than ever!).

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MSBOA State S&E Schedule Available

Posted by admin on Mar 12, 2015 - 12:58 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
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The full performance schedule for MSBOA State Solo & Ensemble Festival for Bay City Western High School is below. The festival takes place at Lapeer High School. Transportation is not provided.

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2015 District Band Festival Results

Posted by admin on Mar 01, 2015 - 11:11 AM
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Congratulations to all the band students of Bay City Western High School and Middle School for their terrific performances at MSBOA District 5 Band & Orchestra Festival on February 27, 2015.

The Eighth Grade Band earned and overall Division II rating. Both the High School Concert Band and Symphonic Band earned Division I ratings, with the Symphonic Band earning 'straight I's' for the eleventh consecutive year. Since 2001, the High School Bands have earned Division I ratings every year except in 2003.

Thank you to all the many parent and student volunteers that help to make hosting festival at Western a success and tremendous "home field advantage"! You are all the best!

Ratings History

School Closed Monday, February 23, 2015

Posted by admin on Feb 23, 2015 - 12:11 AM  •  Filed under: important
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Bay City Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather for Monday, February 23, 2015. Band rehearsals scheduled for tonight ARE STILL ON.

Basketball Game Cancelled tonight

Posted by admin on Feb 20, 2015 - 08:35 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
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The Basketball game tonight (Feb 20, 2015) is cancelled. There is NO PEP BAND TONIGHT. Will discuss requirements with you next week.

School Closed Friday, February 20, 2015

Posted by admin on Feb 19, 2015 - 02:56 PM
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Bay City Public Schools are closed for Friday, February 20, 2015 due to inclement weather.

School Closed Thursday, February 19, 2015

Posted by admin on Feb 18, 2015 - 11:05 PM
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Today is Thursday, February 19, 2015. Due to the current weather conditions, the Bay City Public Schools are closed today.

School Closed Friday, February 13, 2015

Posted by admin on Feb 12, 2015 - 11:41 PM  •  Filed under: important
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Due to adverse weather conditions, Bay City Public Schools are closed today, Friday, February 13, 2015.

Bowlathon Seeks Business Sponsors

Posted by admin on Feb 11, 2015 - 05:25 AM  •  Filed under: bpc
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Our 4th Annual Bowl-a-thon which will be held Sunday, April 26th from Noon to 3PM at Valley Lanes in Midland. Please hold this date on your calendars and join us for an afternoon of bowling. Cost is $15 per person, the same rate as last year.

The Western Bands Parent Council is looking for area business to sponsor a lane at the Bowling Alley. If you know of someone who owns a business and would like to contribute to our fundraising endeavor, please either contact Jennifer Swiecicki at 989-686-2428 or download a copy of the sponsorship letter here. Businesses can select from three donation options of $100, $250 or $500.

Our goal this year is to raise $6000.

School Closed Monday, February 9, 2015

Posted by admin on Feb 09, 2015 - 12:17 AM  •  Filed under: important
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Bay City Public Schools are closed for Monday, February 9, 2015 due to adverse weather conditions.

2015 MSBOA HS District S&E Results

Posted by admin on Feb 08, 2015 - 10:59 AM
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Congratulations to all the students that participated in MSBOA District Solo & Ensemble Festival on Saturday, February 7 at Owosso High School. See below for all the event results!

Western sent 55 events (more than ever!). 24 Division One, 29 Division Two, 1 Division Three, and One No Rating. All in all, and EXCELLENT showcase of that talent at Western! I am very proud of all the students that worked so hard to prepare their event!

State Solo & Ensemble Festival is on March 21, 2015 at Lapeer High School. Registration is due by Thursday, February 12 (very quickly!)

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MSBOA District S&E Schedule Available

Posted by admin on Jan 15, 2015 - 09:12 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
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The schedule for Solo & Ensemble Festival is available here. Festival takes place on February 7, 2015 at Owosso High School . Transportation is not provided.


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School Closed Thursday, January 8, 2015

Posted by admin on Jan 07, 2015 - 11:13 PM
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Due to inclement weather the Bay City Public Schools will be closed today, Thursday, January 8, 2015


School Closed Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Posted by admin on Jan 06, 2015 - 11:22 PM
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Due to inclement weather the Bay City Public Schools will be closed today, Wednesday, January 7, 2015


Hilden & Scott Selected to MSBOA All-State Band

Posted by admin on Nov 25, 2014 - 09:51 AM  •  Filed under: important
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Congratulations to senior Katarina Hilden (euphonium) and eighth grader Kamryn Scott (euphonium) for their selection to the 2015 MSBOA All-State Honors Band! Katt and Kamryn will spend three days rehearsing in Grand Rapids in January and then put on a concert with the top musician from all over the state!



Also, eighth grader, Eric Urbanski (percussion) was selected for Honoroable Mention! Congratulations to you also!



In order to be selected, students had to participate in a 'blind' audition process in October. Several students from Western Middle School and High School auditioned as well as thousands of students from all over the state. 


MSBOA All-State Audition schedule

Posted by admin on Oct 18, 2014 - 10:17 AM  •  Filed under: news
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The audition schedule for MSBOA All-State Band can be viewed here. Auditions take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 25 & 26 at Saginaw Heritage High School. Students that are not studying privately should see their director this week after school.


Midland Marching Showcase Itinerary - Oct 8

Posted by admin on Oct 03, 2014 - 05:10 AM


Midland Marching Showcase



Wednesday, October 8, 2014



Bay City Western High School Band Itinerary



Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend the event ($5/adult, $2/non-performing student). There are NO CONCESSIONS. Students should eat dinner before loading the bus. Students are required to stay until Dow completes their performance. Students wishing to ride home with their parents may do so – they must turn in a transportation form – available from Mr. H.



Trailer/Instrument loading at the end of class and after school



4:30     Band Room Open

4:50     Bus loading – students must be in FULL uniform (with raincoat)

5:00     Departure

5:20     Arrival @Midland High School Stadium

5:50     Seated in Home stands – west end

5:55     Program begins

                       SSB

                       Ogemaw

                       Farwell

                       Swan Valley

                       John Glenn

                       Bullock Creek

                       BC Central

                       Garber

                        7:45 PM WESTERN

                        Meridian

                       Midland

                       Dow

8:50     Begin loading

9:10     Depart Midland

9:30     Arrival @BCW


Let's Get it Started!

Posted by admin on Aug 21, 2014 - 01:20 PM  •  Filed under: highschool
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Welcome Back!
 
It is exciting to start another year with the Marching Warriors. Of course, we've already spent a lot of time together, but now the school year is beginning and it's time to get down to business! (click to read the rest)
 

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Annual Cornfest Band Family Picnic

Posted by admin on Jul 10, 2014 - 09:00 PM  •  Filed under: important
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Just a reminder that the Annual Cornfest Band Family Picnic takes place Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm. All incoming 8th - 12th graders in band are expected to attend. You should have received a letter with all the details.



Drumline and guard begin at noon. Everyone else begins at 1:00 PM. The picnic is moved slightly this year to the field adjacent to our usual practice field.



We look forward to seeing everyone there! Our community is counting on us, and we are counting on YOU!


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