8:00 AM Arrive at Belleville East High School - (When you arrive at school, get your shako from the large trailer and move to central terrace for line up. Remember how you have been requested to hold it.)
8:15 AM Set Parade Block on Central Terrace
8:30 AM Buses loaded... Depart
8:45 AM Arrive downtown Belleville
10:00 AM Parade Step Off
11:00 AM Memorial Day Ceremony at Walnut Hill Cemetery
12:00 PM Load Buses after parade and return to East
12:30 PM Arrive back at East - Unload - You may be dismissed when your equipment is put away.
We will be wearing our summer parade uniforms. These consist of the gray band shirt, band issue shorts (underneath), black band shoes, black socks, black bib pants and shako (with plume).
Remember to eat something healthy before you arrive at East and hydrate yourselves. In short... take care of yourselves. Make sure that you are prepared to play "Sogno Di Volar" for the parade. We are first in the parade this year and East is the band to perform in the memorial ceremony following the parde. We will review the Star Spangled Banner before Monday. We must always represeent our school, parents, band and self with the utmost respect so please remember the rules in the handbook.
The parade route is from 3rd Street East on Main Street, past the fountain, and turn right toward Latterman Park. Gauranteed performance sites are: In front of the Lincoln Theater and in front of the Pie Pantry. See you Monday morning!