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Fall Start: October Violations

It's October. It's football season. It's week 8. It's 90 degrees. I'm pretty sure some penalty flags are in order...

Oh, how I'd love to throw them!

Fragrant foul: Laundry. Unnecessary roughness, nose guard. Offensive violation, tail back. Off putting penalties.

Illegal motion: Away Games. 60-mile penalty. 

Horse collar: twin toddlers. Fifteen-minute time out.  

Personal foul: Halloween. Unsportsmanlike conduct. Fifteen Reese's cups from the time of pillage.

Holding penalty: October. Illegal grasp on summer. 25 degree penalty. Automatic cool down.

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It’s Bandtober: Hug a Band Director’s Spouse

Let me be clear – we are not better off or more saddled than any other organization out there – football, dance, everything in this realm has its own ups and downs. We all deserve the spotlight, and I’m hoping this brings some support to the band family I have come to love very much. Have your team sit through a performance, I challenge them to go to a competition even. Learning how to respect your comrades is just as important as respecting your competition – it’s sportsmanship at its finest.

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