25-May-17: Memorial Day Parade Reminders

posted May 26, 2017, 4:19 PM by Mark Nowicki   [ updated May 26, 2017, 4:19 PM ]

Greetings Students and Parents,


We are looking forward to our performance at the Cheshire Memorial Day Parade this Sunday, May 28!  Here are some reminders to assist you in preparing for our performance.


Please wear/bring the following items with you to the front of Highland School/Right side of Police Station on Sunday, May 28, at 12:15 p.m.


Bring 2 disposable bottles of water, or 1 large disposable bottle of water

Be dressed in full uniform (please remember to wear t-shirt and shorts underneath for ease in changing out of uniform.)

Bring shako (you will receive your plume at 12:15 p.m.)

Wear black shoes (no logos, etc.) or black marching shoes

Wear black socks (ankle height)

Bring instrument/equipment/sticks - no cases, please!

Bring inhalers/medication as needed (We will also have a vehicle following the band in case of emergency.)


Remember to drink lots of water on Saturday afternoon/evening and Sunday morning.  Eat a good breakfast and a light lunch on Sunday morning. 


If there is any possibility of inclement weather you may call the music office 203-250-2534 for updated information regarding our performance.



11:30 - 11:45 a.m.  CHS Band Room open to pick-up instruments/equipment

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Continuous shuttle bus runs from CHS to Highland School

12:15 p.m.  Report Time - Front of Highland School/Right Side of Police Station


1:15 p.m.  Form-up parade block

1:30 p.m.  Step-Off

Approx 2:00-2:15 p.m.  Parade stop at town hall/performance of taps/water distributed to students

Approx 2:30-2:45 p.m.  Arrive CHS Band Room/put all instruments/equipment away/change out of uniforms and place in laundry bins.

Approx 3:00 - 3:15 p.m.  Dismissed


Please contact me anytime if you have any questions.



John L. Kuhner, K-12 Music Department Chairman
Cheshire Public Schools
Cheshire High School
525 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT 06410
Phone: 203-250-2534