3 Reagan students featured in district video

Click the video to see musicians from Reagan and Atkins who performed with the 2023 North Carolina All-State Orchestra.

The video also shows Reagan Orchestra and Jazz 1 classes in action.

WSFCS video, All State Orchestra

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For other events, see calendar entries or Mr. Johnston's emails for more info.


Band Camp 2024 dates announced

With the new school schedule for 2024-25 (approved in January),
school starts much earlier than we are used to, and so does band camp!

 

Please mark your calendars now as you are making summer plans:

Band Camp 2024: July 22 - August 2

First day of school: August 12


Feb 18: All-District Honors Band Concert

All-District Band Concert

 

Congratulations to the Reagan students who have been selected for the NW District All-District Honors Band!

 

Selected students: see details in your email.

 

Friends and family are welcome to attend the concert in Hickory:

 

Sunday, Feb 18, 2:00pm
Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory


Feb 25: Western Region Orchestra Concert

Western Region Orchestra Concert

 

Congratulations to the Reagan students who have been selected for the NC Western Region Orchestra!

 

Friends and family (and Reagan alums who are current ASU students!) are welcome to attend the concert in Boone:

 

Sunday, Feb 25, 1:00pm

Schaefer Center
Appalachian State University


March 20: Spring Trip final payment

Spring Trip deposit deadlines

 

 

Final payment due March 20. Watch for emails with information on the final amount due.

 

Click here for payment information. Final amount due will be listed here as soon as it is available.

 

 

 

 


Record Season Sweep: 4-Time Grand Champions

2023 Marching mellophones

 

Congratulations to the Marching Band of Raiders! Grand Champions in all 4 competitions:

- Maiden Tournament of Bands

- Mt. Airy Festival of Bands

- N Wilkes Viking Clash of Bands

- E. Lincoln Carolina Classic

 

BOR took 1st place 4 times for:

percussion, color guard,

music, marching, general effect, overall. Drum majors brought home trophies for 1st, 2nd x2, and 3rd places. What a season!

2023 football game halftime. Photo credit: Julie Wagoner


Color Guard Sweep: First Place in all 4 Competitions

Colorguard at halftime show

 

Congratulations to the Marching Band of Raiders Color Guard: first place in all 4 competitions this season!

 

Your hard work and beautiful impact on the show are greatly appreciated and applauded.

 

The BOR wishes the guard continued success for the rest of the fall marching season and into the upcoming the Winter Guard season.

2023 football halftime. Photo credit: Julie Wagoner


Percussion Sweep: First Place in all 4 Competitions

Percussion warmup 2023 Mt Airy

 

Congratulations to the Marching Band of Raiders Percussion: first place in all 4 competitions this season!

 

Whether marching on the field from back to front (and everywhere in between), or jamming it out down front – the percussion keeps it all together with power and energy.

 

Congrats on the hard-earned and well-deserved trophies.

2023 warmup at Mt. Airy competition. Photo credit: Ceci Gonzalez


Music + Marching Sweep: First Place in all 4 Competitions

Mellophone solo 2023

 

Congratulations to the Marching Band of Raiders: first place for both music and marching in all 4 competitions this season!

 

Marching band is first and foremost: music and marching. Students' phenomenal time and dedication bring the director's musical selections to life. Staff, students, parents: great work!

 

Congrats to the award-winning soloists: Athena, Jack, Douglas.

2023 football game halftime, mellophone solo. Photo credit: Julie Wagoner


Important dates coming up:
 

Feb 16-18: All-District Band clinic and concert

Feb 23-25: Western Region Orchestra clinic and concert

Feb 24: Winter Guard competition, Clayton, NC

 

Mar 2: Auditions, All-State Band, Atkins HS

Mar 2: Winter Guard competition, Benson, NC

Mar 4-5: No school

Mar 5: Wind Ensemble Pre-MPA showcase/rehearsal

Mar 7: Concert Band Pre-MPA showcase/rehearsal

Mar 7: Symphonic Band Pre-MPA showcase/rehearsal

Mar 9: Winter Guard competition, Rock Hill, SC

Mar 11: Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra Pre-MPA showcase/rehearsal

Mar 12-14: Dates/times TBA: MPAs for Bands, Lenoir-Rhyne University

Mar 18: Symphony Orchestra Pre-MPA showcase/rehearsal

Mar 19: Orchestra MPAs, Atkins HS

Mar 20: Spring Trip final payment due

Mar 23: Winter Guard Championships, Fayetteville, NC

Marc 29: No school, beginning of Spring Break

 

(Also see the calendar here on this website for more info.)

 

Congratulations to the Marching Band of Raiders on a successful 2023 season!


Mr. Johnston's BOR Information Folder

Find the latest Marching Band info here.

2023 Mt Airy competition warmup

2023 warmup at Mt. Airy competition. Photo credit: Ceci Gonzalez

 

2023-2024 Accomplishments of the Reagan Bands

 

Congratulations to all of these groups and individual musicians:

 

Marching Band – Mt. Airy Festival of Bands Grand Champions
Marching Band – Maiden Tournament of Bands Grand Champions

Marching Band – N. Wilkes Viking Clash of Bands Grand Champions

Marching Band – E. Lincoln Carolina Classic Grand Champions

Congratulations to Jazz 1 and Wind Ensemble for performing at NCMEA Conference

 

Check back for updates throughout the year.

 

 

2022-2023 Accomplishments of the Reagan Bands

 

Congratulations to all of these groups and individual musicians:

 

Marching Band – North Wilkes Grand Champions
Marching Band – Freedom Grand Champions
All-County Band – 60 Selections
All-District Band – 27 Selections
All-State Band – 5 Selections

Western Region Jazz Band – 6 Selections
All-State Jazz Band – Congratulations to Carsten Macosko for being selected.
Concert Band – MPA Superior Rating – Grade III
Symphonic Band – MPA Superior Rating – Grade IV
Wind Ensemble – MPA Superior Rating – Grade VI
Symphonic Orchestra – MPA Superior Rating – Grade IV
Chamber Orchestra – MPA Superior Rating – Grade VI

Congratulations to the Band and Orchestra for performing at Chicago Symphony Hall.

Jazz Ensemble 1 – MPA Superior Performance

Jazz Ensemble 2 – MPA Superior Performance

Jazz Combo – MPA Superior Performance

Over 50 Superior Ratings at Solo & Ensemble MPA

Congratulations Garrett Sapp for being selected to the All-American D-Day Marching Band.

 

BOR 2023 Marching Band Maiden trophies

Maiden Tournament of Bands trophies and celebration on the field. Photo credit: Ceci Gonzalez

 

BOR Mission Statement

"We, the Reagan High School Band of Raiders, will stand as a united family of musicians and guard with dignity, integrity, and pride. While building upon our legacy of musical, visual, and performance excellence, we will strengthen our work ethic, learn life lessons, and raise the bar for all bands to come." – Class of 2011