Welcome to the WIHS Guard Page
11/15/2011 - The first payment is due this Friday. This payment will go towards our CWEA registration. If registration is not paid this weekend, we will not be in the first draw. First draw allows us the opportunity to perform later in our class at competiitons.
11/15/2011 - First practice of the season this evening. Arrive at least a few min early so that practice can start on time.
11/10/2011 - Congratulations to the new 2012 WIHS Winterguard members: Anna, Catherine, Drew, Jacob, Jennifer, Katie, Michelle, Sabrie, and Stephen.
11/7/2011 - Good luck to everyone at the audition today. I can't wait to see the talent that we will have this season.
11/7/2011 - I apologize for not posting the handbook and summary sheet sooner. I thought I had already done so, but turns out I didn't. Download the 2012 Winterguard Handbook here. Download the 2012 Winterguard Summary Sheet here.
11/4/2011 - Winterguard Auditions are almost here
10/22/2011 - Winterguard season is almost here. Auditions will be held on Nov 7th/8th. Download the flyer and audition information.
10/22/2011 - The Winterguard schedule is now available. Download it here.
5/11/2011 - Congratulations to the new 2011-2012 Warrior Band Colorguard! The members are (in alphabetical order): Amber, Anna, Catherine, Deeanna, Michelle, and Taylor. We're looking forward to a fun, successful season.
4/5/2011 - We have the opportunity to purchase seven rifles and seven sabres at a significantly discounted price. Email me if you have questions or are interested in purchasing either item (or both).
4/5/2011- Don't forget about Guard practice on Tuesdays!
3/24/2011 - The itinerary for Championship Weekend has changed. Download the revised version here.
3/21/2011 - The itinerary for Championship Weekend can be downloaded here. The CWEA packet can be download here.
3/21/2011 - We will continue to practice once a week (Tues, 6-8pm) after the winterguard season. These practices will focus on technique, muscle development, and movement. I encourage everyone that plan to do guard (fall or winter) to attend.
3/15/2011 - The itinerary for the North Forsyth competition on 3/19/2011 is now available. Download the PDF from the CWEA website here. Download the competition performance schedule here. Download the add-on information (call time, return time, etc) here.
3/15/2011 - I would like to put together a video about our winterguard season. I need as many pictures and videos as possible. Parents/students, please email me or drop off a cd of pictures/videos if you would like them to be in the video. I appreciate your help.
3/03/2011 - The itinerary for the Concord Classic on 3/5/2011 is now available. Download the PDF from the CWEA website here. Download the add-on information (call time, return time, etc) here.
2/25/2011 - I apologize for the confusion on the call time for the NW Guilford competition. I have correct the itinerary. Call time is at 7:45am. Parents that plan to drive/attend the competition should arrive by 10:15am. We plan to leave WIHS by 11:00am. We will stop at a nearby fast food place for lunch. We need to be on the road after lunch by 12:00pm.
2/24/2011 - The itinerary for the NW Guilford competition on 2/26/11 is now available. Click here to download it. Call time for Saturday is 7:45am.
2/3/2011 - The itinerary for the Sun Valley Premier competition is available here. Print the full competition schedule by visiting the CWEA website (Quick Link on right) and click on Events.
1/18/2011 - The schedule has been updated. The changes from the previous schedule are highlighted. Open/Print the practice/performance schedule here.
1/18/2011 - The guard tops have arrived! Make sure to bring all other parts of your uniform to practice on Thursday (1/20.
1/18/2011 - We will not attend the Rock Hill competition on 2/12/2011. We will use that day as a workshop to finish and clean the show. Everyone is expected to be at practice.
1/13/2011 - There is no winterguard practice today.
1/11/2011 - There is no winterguard practice today due to the inclement weather.
1/8/2011 - A big "THANK YOU" to the parents who have already volunteered to help out with the winterguard competitions. We still need a few more volunteers, though. Check the schedule for dates and locations.
1/8/2011 - The schedule has been updated. The changes from the previous schedule are highlighted. Print the practice/performance schedule here.
12/30/2010 - Don't forget...all winterguard fees ($150 total) are due by January 4th.
12/30/2010 - We have sabres, three of them to be exact! Thank you to Shawn Bethay for all he does for our guard.
12/30/2010 - Check out our member page on the CWEA website here. 12/02/2010 - The schedule has changed. Two competitions have been tentatively added to the schedule. This change and others are highlighted in grey. Print the practice/performance schedule here.
Last update: 12/4/2010.
12/02/2010 - We are looking for parents to drive and/or chaperone for the competitions. I need at least two drivers, preferably with a van or SUV. We also need volunteers for other activities. Please call or email me if you are interested.
11/20/2010 - The first winterguard payment of $50 is due on December 7th. This payment will cover the cost of CWEA registration. Make checks out to West Iredell Band Boosters.
11/15/2010 - Etude Winterguard will hold their annual clinic this year on Nov 20th at Northwestern HS (Rock Hill, SC). Attendance at this clinic is optional. The clinic costs $15; lunch is provided. We will meet at WIHS at 7:00am. The clinic starts at 9am and ends at 5pm. We should return to WIHS by 7pm. I can provide transportation for four guard members. Please let me know ASAP if you plan to attend the clinic.