Welcome to the Official Blog of the Weddington Middle School Band. Weddington is located in Union County, North Carolina. Since its opening in 1998, the Weddington Middle School Band has been under the direction of Mekel Rogers.
The following students from Weddington Middle School were selected to participate in the 2015All-District Honors Band. PLEASE EMAIL MR. ROGERS Immediately to receive the clinic packet and hotel information. Symphonic Band Jessica Simmons - Horn 2 (qualifies for State audition) Logan Fillizolla - Horn 5 Bradley Moorehead - Euph 1 (qualifies for State audition) Concert Band Timothy Cho - Oboe 1 Emily Krantz - Clarinet 14 Davis Zakary - Horn 1
Concert dates for all bands are posted in the upper right hand corner of this website.
Concert report times for 6th and 7th Grade:
6th Grade - Report time is 6:40p in the WMS Gym.
7th Grade - Report time is 6:50p in the WMS Gym.
Concert begins promptly at 7p and will end at 7:55p.
Please review the concert dress code for students HERE. 8th Grade - Optional covered dish dinner at 6p (bring a dish that does not contain nut products). Those not attending dinner, report time is 6:30p in the WHS auditorium.
CHAMBER DAY - Students who registered for Chamber Day need to be in the Central Academy Band Room by 8:30 am on Saturday, November 22nd. Dress is casual. Bring a bag lunch. Students perform for parents at 3pm and are dismissed at 4pm. The address for Central Academy is: 600 Brewer Drive Monroe, NC 28112 FALL CONCERTS - Dates and times for all concerts are on the top right area of this page. Please review the concert dress guidelines HERE.
LOGOWARE - Students who ordered band logo ware from Brand Central should have their orders in this month. Items will be distributed in class as they arrive.
FUNDRAISING - All fundraising coupon books and money are due October 1st.
CHAMBER DAY - Students attending Middle School Chamber Day on November 22nd MUST have their $5 registration in by October 31st.
DISTRICT HONORS BAND AUDITIONS - Students auditioning for the District Honors Band on January 10th MUST have their $10 registration in by October 31st.
LOGOWARE - Students interested in purchasing Weddington Band logo ware may do so online at THIS LINK This is not a fundraiser for the WMS Band, it is simply an option to purchase logo ware from the logo company if you wish. The store will only be open until October 15th. No other orders will be taken this year.
The WMS Band's ONE AND ONLY fundraiser for the year will run from September 19th to the 29th. This fundraiser is CRUCIAL since the NC General Assembly has slashed the education budget severely over the past two years. Each student is asked to be responsible for selling FOUR GoPlaySave coupon books. Each book sells for $30 and contains hundreds of coupons for the Weddington and surrounding area. All profits go directly to the WMS Band program for the purchasing of music, equipment, supplies, school owned instruments, and guest artist instruction. Donations are also accepted should parents wish their student to not participate in the coupon book fundraiser.
6th Grade students will be receiving their instruments on September 5th. Any student with an instrument at their house should start bringing it on the 4th.
Practice records begin for 6th grade students on September 15th. Students record their practice time at home and turn in a signed record every three weeks. Practice records are available in the band room and can also be downloaded on this website (link is on the right under "WMS Band Documents").