Thursday Pep Rally and Bon Fire

This is a mandatory event.  Report time is 6:30PM.  We will be done around 8:30.  Seniors and Parents of Seniors will be recognized.  It would be good to wear something presentable. Everyone else should wear red t shirt (we shouldn't need layers that night.) 

Morning Playing for Elementary Students  Students who played for the 4th grade demo will play as elementary students enter the building on Friday Morning.  You will be dismissed from class at 8:10 and you will return around 9:05.


In School Pep Rally  The in school pep rally will be held at 1:00 in the HS Gym on Friday. You will be dismissed from class at 12:25. Report to the band room and get ready with your folio and instrument at that time. 

Family and Friends, Support our students!  Purchase and wear the 2017 Marching Band t-shirt at all of our events!

Marching Season

2017 Marching Band Performances

Mark your calendars and prepare for "The Awakening!"

8/25    Bangor (Home)
9/1      Pen Argyl (Home) - White Out Night
9/8      Palmerton (Away)
9/15    Catasauqua (Away)
9/16    Penn State Band Day (Georgia State vs. Penn State)
9/21    Pep Rally / Bon Fire
9/22    Southern Lehigh (Homecoming)
9/29    Northwestern Lehigh (Home) SVMS Band Night - MiniThon Blue Out Night
9/30    US Bands – Boyertown Competition
10/6    Northern Lehigh (Away) 
10/7    US Bands – Nazareth Competition
10/14  Wilson (Away)
10/14  US Bands – Central Bucks South Competition
10/20  Notre Dame (Home) Senior Night - Pink Out Night
10/22  Hellertown Parade
10/27  Palisades (Away) - Rival Game
10/28  US Bands – PA State Championship (Lincoln University)
10/29  Bethlehem Parade
11/5    US Bands – National Championship (J. Birney Crum Stadium)

Friday Football Game: September 22th, Homecoming 

Saucon Valley (3-1) vs. Southern Lehigh (3-1)

2:55 Stretching on Home Field
3:00 Rehearsal begins
5:00 Rehearsal Ends (Equipment, Food, Uniform - In that Order)
6:02 Inspection
6:12 Step off
6:35 Performance by Southern Lehigh
7:00 Game Begins

Payung Prediction:  Saucon Valley 28 Southern Lehigh 24
Postgame: PERFORMANCE!!!!! This is important because of how close we are to our first competition!

Attendance Policy Reminder

Attendance is mandatory at ALL practices and performances. The only exceptions that will be made are ones submitted in writing in advance to the Band Director.

Acceptable excuses for missing a rehearsal or performance are as follows:

  • Death in the Family
  • The Wedding of a Family Member
  • Illness
  • Religious Obligations

Unacceptable Excuses are as follows:

  • Professional Sporting Events i.e. attending a Phillies game
  • Concerts
  • Family Vacations/outings – without previous discussion/notification
  • Social Events i.e. Shopping, parties, etc.

If a student wishes to leave an event such as a competition early, a note must be provided in advance in order for that student to be released. 

​Saucon Valley Music Connection