to Friday Aug 25 at 1:30pm

Our band picture day has beeen moved to Friday, August 25th before our first away football game.  
Students need to be at the school at 1:30pm to get dressed.  

2:00-2:20pm seniors/individuals
2:20 - 2:50pm Percussion, Pit, Low Pod, mid voice sectionals, in that order
3:00 - 3:20pm group shot
3:10 - 3:40pm Flutes/piccolo, trumpet, clarinets, color guard, drum major sectionals
3:45 - 4:00pm any remaining individuals

For anyone who cannot make the Friday picture, we will pick the next Monday or Wednesday rehearsal, based on photographer’s availability.

2017 Competition schedule.
Come out and cheer us on as the Red Raider Marching Band performs "Yes We Can".

  • 09/16 - Chichester(COB)
  • 09/23 - Spring-Ford(USBANDS)
  • 09/30 - D-Town West(COB)
  • 10/27 - Senior Night
  • 10/28 - USBANDS State Championships
  • 11/05 - USBANDS Nationals
  • 11/12 - Cavalcade Championships
  • 12/02 - Christmas Parade

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    Fundraiser Updates

    Turkey Hill Bucket Brigade Fundraiser
    Sunday, August 20
    11:00am – 3:00pm
    Turkey Hill Rt. 340 & Rt. 82

  • Wawa Hoagie Coupons:
    Coupons are available for purchase for a shorti hoagie at Wawa. The coupon is $4 and for each coupon sold, the student will get $1 added to their student account. Use the attached order form for coupons.

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  • 31 Bags Fundraiser starts Monday, August 7th.
    Catalogs with order forms and monthly specials and incentives will be handed out Monday.

    The fundraiser runs until Friday, August 18th at the end of the band camp picnic. 20% of sales go back to band. There will be incentives for the top 3 sellers. You can also include out of town family and friends as you can order online. See the attachments more information.

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    A percentage of all orders purchased through Smile Amazon comes to the CPMC for our general budget.

  • Sunday September 10th – Bingo
    Sadsburyville Fire Hall
    Doors Open: 12pm
    Games Begin: 1pm

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  • Orders will begin October 2nd

  • Bulletin


    August 14th – 18th, arrive by 7:45AM and ready by 8:00 AM-pickup is 4:00 or after.  Friday, August 18th, pickup is between 6 and 6:30 after band camp picnic.
    There are a lot of red, burned kids from last week, please apply suntan lotion before camp and apply often during the day and at lunch.

    PARENTS - We URGENTLY need YOUR help to make our 2017 Band Camp a success.
    We need volunteers for the Volunteer/Medical Tent.  The CPMC offers volunteers throughout band camp to assist Mr. Hughes with various tasks, water and Gatorade for band members and medical support when needed.  If you are in the medical field (RN, LPN, EMT, etc...) we need YOU!! 

    Even if you don't have any medical experience!
    Attached is the Band Camp Sign Up Genius:
    Please sign up for as many shifts as you can!  If you have any questions, please let me know.

    The warm-up suits are a required item for all marching band students.  All new students will be fitted for the suit during band camp.  This is outlined in the band packet page “The Marching Red Raider Uniform and Other Helpful Information” (see attached).

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    When:  Friday, August 18th 4:00 PM 
    The marching band will do a preview of their show at 4:00 PM and a picnic will follow outside of the band room.  Pick-up time after the picnic is 6:00 PM.


    • To help offset the cost of the food, we’re asking all non-band members to make a small contribution
    • Adults & other non-active band members $3.00
    • Children 6 and under $2.00
    • Current band students and techs are FREE
    • **Write your name and number of adults and children attending on an envelope, include payment in the envelope and put it in the band CPMC mailbox by Tuesday, August 15th.

    Awards & games for band students will follow the picnic

    A Signup Genius has been created for food donations and volunteers to set-up, serve and clean-up.  CPMC will purchase fresh, hand-made hamburgers from O’Connors Market, and also hotdogs and rolls.
    Click on the link to sign-up.

  • What’s Happening


    **If you signed up for “REMIND” for Washington DC, you must sign up for “Marching Band”. This is a different group.**

    In order for us all to stay in the loop with quick communication, Mr. Hughes has set up a “Marching Band” class on the mobile app “Remind”.

    Remind:    Mr. Hughes asks that all 2017-2018 Marching Band students to join.
    Remind can send messages via text message, email, or the app (can be found in both the Apple and Google app stores).  If you have questions feel free to email,  You can also join by going to the website, The class should be joined by anyone who is participating in the marching band this fall. To join the marching band Remind class, send a text message to 81010.  In the message, enter @905a6 (that is the class code).  You will receive a message from Remind, verifying that “You’ve joined Marching Band”.

    Full band photos will take place FRIDAY, AUGUST 25TH before our first away football game.. This is required whether or not you order the photos.  We need a full band photo for the Football Booklet and for the yearbook. An order envelope will be sent home by Wednesday, August 23rd.

    Students need to be at the school at 1:30pm to get dressed.  

    2:00-2:20pm seniors/individuals
    2:20-2:50pm Percussion, Pit, Low Pod, mid voice sectionals, in that order
    3:00-3:20pm group shot
    3:10-3:40pm Flutes/piccolo, trumpet, clarinets, color guard, drum major sectionals
    3:45-4:00pm any remaining individuals

    For anyone who cannot make the Friday picture, we will pick the next Monday or Wednesday rehearsal, based on photographer’s availability.

    Click for complete announcements

  • Coming Rehearsal and Events
    Monday, August 7th - Friday, August 11th
    Band Camp Week 1
    8:00am - 4:00pm

    Monday, August 14th - Friday, August 18th
    Band Camp Week 2
    8:00am - 4:00pm

    Monday -  Superhero/Twin Day 
    Tuesday – Class Color

    • Senior – Purple
    • Juniors – Blue
    • Sophomore – Green
    • Freshman – Yellow
    • Middle School -  White
    • Staff – Tie Dye

    Wednesday – Wacky Tacky 
    Thursday – Section Day 
    Friday – Red and Black

    Monday, August 21st
    Leadership Meeting
    5:00pm -6:00pm
    Marching Band Rehearsal
    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Wednesday, August 23rd
    Marching Band Rehearsal
    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    2017 Football Schedule

  • Date School Location
    25-Aug Simon Gratz HS Away
    1-Sep Cumberland Valley HS Away
    8-Sep Reading HS Home
    15-Sep Downingtown West HS Away
    22-Sep Henderson HS Away
    29-Sep Rustin HS Home
    6-Oct West Chester East HS Home
    13-Oct Avon Grove HS Home
    20-Oct Downingtown East HS Away
    27-Oct Bishop Shanahan HS Home

  • CPMC Meeting Schedule
    Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, September 6th

    General Membership Meeting
    Wednesday, September 13th


    Monthly Meeting Minutes Will be posted here from the CPMC general membership meetings. You can also follow the link to the page under the Resources & Info Dropdown on the top Navigation Bar

  • Active Sign Ups

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    The Sign-Up Genius is now available to sign up for these events:

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    Innovation by Design
    is offering band spirit wear including
    T-shirts, hoodies and pajama pants.

    Get Order Form here

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    by shopping at Amazon Smile


    Don't forget - every time you shop on Amazon, make sure to click through CPMC's link first, and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to our program!

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