The Italy Gladiator Band Booster Club will host two fundraisers this month.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band will host a Cow Patty Bingo event Saturday, May 21, at 3 p.m. in the pasture of Mark Stiles.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band Boosters will hold an important meeting Sunday, May 22, at 2:30 p.m. in the band hall. Parents with children going on the Florida trip are strongly urged to be at this meeting.
Agenda added Wednesday, May 18, 8:40am
The I.H.S. Gladiator Regiment Band will be selling BBQ sandwiches and fixings on Saturday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Italy Family Medicine parking lot.
The public is invited to an Italy ISD band concert Monday, May 9, at 7 p.m. in the old gymnasium.
Show your support for the Italy Gladiator Regiment Band and join them at CiCi’s Pizza in Waxahachie on Thursday, May 5, for a fundraising event.
Help support the Galdiator Regiment Band with thier Cow Patty Bingo fundraiser! It will be held on May 21, 2011 at the Flying Bar C Ranch in Italy. The cost per square will be $50 and the winner will receive a cash prize.
The Gladiator Band Boosters will meet in the Italy High School band hall on Thursday, April 21 at 5:30pm. The major topic of discussion will be transportation for the June band trip to florida. Currently there is $8,500 shortage of funds for the trip. This meeting will be used as a brainstorming session on more fundraiser project ideas. All supporters of the Italy Gladiator Regiment Band are urged to attend.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band and Band Booster Club would like to thank the many generous people of this community who donated items and who attended the spaghetti dinner and dance Saturday evening.
The Award winning, Italy Gladiator Regiment Band, received tremendous support during their, Easter themed, Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday at the Uptown Café in downtown Italy. The band is in the process of raising funds for a group trip to Florida.
The IHS Gladiator Regiment Band will have its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, April 9. Dinner will begin serving at 5:00pm at Italy’s famous Uptown Cafe.
This letter is to inform you that the award winning Italy Gladiator Regiment Band is seeking donations for their upcoming spring trip to Orlando, Florida. The trip is a reward for their outstanding achievements over the last 5 years of competition.
The Gladiator Regiment Band Boosters will meet on Monday, March 28 at 5:30pm in the Italy High School Library at 300 S. College Street. The meeting will serve as a planning session for the upcoming Spaghetti Supper and High School Dance (scheduled for April 9). All supporters of the award winning Gladiator Band is welcome to attend this meeting.
Current Italy Gladiator Regiment Band member, Michael Taz Martinez, has been selected to join Crossmen, a world class drum corps that performs all around the nation. With an expectant cost of $3,000.00, Michael will be relying on donations to help him complete this amazing life-changing experience.
It was a night of music at the 2011 Centex Honor Bands Concert with 15 members of the Italy High School and Junior High Bands performing at McGregor High School on January 29.
This past Saturday, January 22nd, 4 members of the Gladiator Regiment band performed with in the Region 8 East Zone All-region band at Groesbeck High School. The band consisted of students from over 20 middle school feeders of 1A, 2A, and 3A high schools.
The Italy High School Gladiator Regiment Band entertained the crowd with special Christmas music on Thursday night, directed by Jesus Perez. The crowd was awed by the enormous amount talent emanating from the building evident by several standing ovations.
Local celebrity and Italy High School band director Jesus Perez was surprised early Tuesday morning when IHS Principal Tanya Parker called for an 8:00 a.m. assembly inside Italy Coliseum with Perez being the honored guest.
The award-winning Gladiator Regiment Band will be performing their annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 16 starting at 6:00 p.m. inside the Italy Coliseum dome.
Eight 8th grade students participated in the all-region middle school band auditions last Friday, December 3rd. The contest included over 20 middle school feeders of 1a, 2a and 3a high schools. All participants were given the same audition pieces (a slow etude, a fast etude, and five scales) and were required to perform sections from their music for a panel of 5 judges.
After countless hours of practices and a dozen Friday night performances, the Italy Gladiator Regiment Band proudly marched into the UIL Regional competition at LaVega High School in Waco on Wednesday afternoon. Once again the band did Italy proud by getting a first division rating.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band will travel to Pirate Stadium at LaVega High School in Waco, Texas to compete in the UIL Region 8 Class A/AA marching contest on Wednesday, October 20th.
On Wednesday, September 29, 2010 the Gladiator Regiment Band Boosters will meet at 5:00pm in the Band Hall. With the new rules and regulations for booster clubs in place for the Gladiator Booster organization there will be a detailed report from the treasurer as well as detailed discussions regarding goal setting for the year. Mr. Perez will be on hand to address the parents regarding the upcoming marching contests. All band parents are urged to attend.
The Stafford Elementary Roaring Tigers Band has been established this school year with Italy High School’s Gladiator Regiment Band director Jesus Perez teaching students the fundamentals of music and how to play their instruments.
The award-winning Italy Gladiator Regiment Band and Flag Corp got in one last practice on Thursday before performing live in front of their proud parents and friends on the practice field adjacent to Willis Field. Afterwards, guests were invited to celebrate the hard work band members displayed over the summer by enjoying ice cream social.
An evening of entertainment , ice cream and some business is planned for the parents and supporters of the Italy Gladiator Regiment Band. At 7:00pm the band will perform the short version of their 2010 halftime show. This will be followed by an ice cream social. Once all the fun is over there will be a Gladiator Band Booster Club meeting. All parents and supporters are welcome to attend.
The IHS Band Booster Club will meet on Thursday, August 5th in the Italy High School Band Hall. Meeting time is scheduled for 7:00pm. There are important plans that need to be ironed out for the upcoming school year. All band parents are urged to attend.
Putting their experience of cleaning finely tuned instruments to use, members of the Italy Gladiator Regiment Band held a fund-raising car wash at the Chicken Express restaurant in Waxahachie on Saturday. Now, half the cars in Ellis County sparkle as bright as the IHS Band does when they march on Friday nights.
The Italy Gladiator Band will have their first fundraiser of the season this Saturday, July 17. They will have a donations only car wash at the Chicken Express in Waxahachie. Please plan on making your way to Waxahachie on Saturday between the hours of 10:00am until 3:00pm and show your support for our very own sweepstakes winning, state honor band finalist — Italy Gladiator Regiment Band!
Congratulations, once again, to the Italy Gladiator Regiment Band for their continued success in the state Honor Band Competition. On Tuesday, June 22, the Area E hearing was held in San Antonio. The Italy band’s recording was selected as one of three to represent Region 8 and Area E at the state level of Honor Band.
Although school is out, the Italy Gladiator Regiment band is not finished. For the first time ever, the band’s UIL concert recording from early March was submitted to this year’s Texas Music Educator’s Association Honor Band competition. The recording was selected as one of the two that will advance to the area round of competition.
Band uniform measurement will be on June 2nd in the band hall. Students that are not able to come will be responsible for going to the Bandman’s Company on their own to get measured for their uniform.
The Gladiator Regiment Band and the Italy Junior High 7th grade Band both performed during the Spring Concert held inside the Italy Coliseum dome. With Band Director Jesus Perez waving his magic wand, the pride and joy of Italy High School filled every cubic inch of the dome with harmonious sounds.
Everyone is invited to attend the Italy High School Band Booster meeting on Monday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. inside the Band Hall. The meeting will look ahead to next year and discuss any improvements that need to be made and set goals for the 2010-2011 school year.
Congratulations to the 7th grade band for their superior performance at the 40th Annual Sandy Lake Funfest last Friday, March 26th! Though the band was bested only by Desoto’s McCowan Middle School, who won the best in class award, the Italy 7th graders received unanimous first division ratings from all three judges.
Congratulations to Mr. Jesus Perez, Drum Major Jessica Hernandez, assistant Drum Major Molly Haight and the entire Gladiator Regiment Band on winning Sweepstakes for the second year in a row. And the “Beat of Champions” goes on…
The action at the Uptown Cafe was busy on Saturday night to say the least. The streets were humming with business for the Italy High School Regiment Band. Band boosters of all varieties came together for a good cause.
The IHS Gladiator Regiment Band will have a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, February 6. Titled “Oodles of Noodles”, this event will begin at 5:00pm at Italy’s famous Uptown Cafe.
On Saturday, Jan. 30, twelve students from Italy represented the district at the Central Texas Honor band clinic and concert. Over 600 students from 30 schools competed earlier in the month to earn the right to perform at this prestigious event.
On Saturday, January 16, Italy High School senior and band member, Ronald Helms represented Italy at the ATSSB Region 8 Jazz Band Concert at MCC in Waco. The concert was the culmination of a process that began in September of 2009 that included auditions, rehearsals, and Saturday’s jazz clinic/concert with world renown jazz artist, Bobby Shew (www.bobbyshew.com).
The Italy 7th Grade Band and the Gladiator Regiment Band performed a Christmas Concert for Gladiator Fans inside Italy Coliseum Thursday, December 17. With Band Director Jesus Perez waving the wand, the spirit of the Holidays filled the dome, entertaining all ye faithful.
Thursday, December 17 at 6:00 pm, led by the revered band director Jesus Perez, the Italy Gladiator Regiment Band will perform its annual Holiday Concert. Mark your calendars to attend this highly entertaining event to be held in the Dome-nasium at the Italy High School campus.
The Italy Band Boosters will hold a meeting Monday, November 16 at 7:00 PM in the Band Hall.
This is an exciting time for the seniors at Italy High School. Along with the athletes and cheerleaders, the IHS Regiment Band members were honored as well, on Friday night.
Competing at Area for the first time in their history, the Italy High School Gladiator Regiment Band and Flag Corp performed their “Batman” themed marching routine in front of the Area judges in hopes of advancing to the finals, and perhaps State.
The Italy High School Gladiator Regiment Band and Flag Corp captured 1st Division, UIL Region 8, in LaVega, Texas on Wednesday. The IHS Band impressed the judges while performing their “Batman” halftime show to advance to Area for the first time in the IHS Band Program’s history.
If you happened to be driving in the area of Italy High School between 6:00 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday night, you would have heard the pounding of drums and the blaring of horn instruments echoing down the streets of the surrounding neighborhood.
The Italy High School Regiment Band is ready. They have been practicing for several weeks and started long before school began. They are ready to march on the field at halftime on Friday night’s game against Maypearl.
Under the guidance of Mr. Jesus Perez, the Gladiator Regiment Band began its summer workouts on August 4. Mr. Perez is relying on his two new Drum Majorettes, Jessica Hernandez and Molly Haight, to help get the IHS band members marching tall and looking sharp.
This time they didn’t even have to leave home to advance to the next round of OPS. The Oustanding Performance Series contest is held every summer. Bands submit their recordings of their individual UIL contest pieces. At the region contest the top three concert and top two march selections advance to the Area contest. Last week, the IHS band placed 2nd in both the concert and march categories meaning that two of their three UIL contest pieces will be listened to by Area judges this Saturday, June 20. Good luck to the Gladiator Regiment Band and congratulations on making it this far!!!