Performance 8/16

The marching band was invited to perform at the Minerva Teacher Convocation Day. We will be meeting at 11:15am in the band room. This will be our first performance wearing the full uniform. Students will be ready to pick up at 12:15

For a full calendar of marching band events you can go to

Senior Pictures


Today your kids received information about pictures next Friday, August 6.

2:00 PM Meet in band room to get uniform
2:20 PM Line up for pictures
2:30 PM Senior Group photograph for the program with Senior Athletes

After the group picture, students will travel to Dunlap Photography
3:20 PM Meet in the alley next to Dunlap Photography (arrive in uniform)
3:30 PM Students will be photographed individually for the Lion Posters that are hung in downtown businesses and also for the banners that are hung at the stadium

All About Band Camp

We will be arriving in staggered groups on Sunday:

2:30pm – Seniors and Juniors

2:45pm – Freshmen and Sophomores

You can view the suggested packing list in our packet here.

The Boosters will have a table set up near the door, make sure your son or daughter has completed all paperwork before you leave. Also, any medication should be clearly labeled and turned into our volunteer camp nurse. They will help make sure your child is reminded to take their medication throughout the week.

All payments should be turned into the band office. Checks should be made out to “Minerva High School Band”.

We encourage all parents to attend our “Show and Tell” Performance at Camp Ecco on Thursday at 7pm. Your son or daughter can ride home with you from there.

Camp Ecco, 5140 Pioneer Rd, Carrollton, OH 44615

Marching Band Sign Up Information

Students interested in signing up for marching band for the 2021-2022 school year should sign into their school Google account and complete the following form on-line:

*The final portion of the form will need to be completed by a Parent or Guardian.

The complete information packet can be viewed or downloaded below.

After reviewing the packet if you still have questions please contact Mr. Maxey at

Memorial Day Performance

The Minerva High School Band will be performing in a brief ceremony held at East Lawn Cemetery (next to Minerva Elementary School) Monday, May 31st at 10:30am. Dress is the Minerva Band polo and black shorts. Students should meet at the ceremony with their instruments. The band room will be open if students need to pick up their instrument before the event. School transportation will not be provided.

Majorette & Drum Major Tryouts

Students interested in trying out to be a 2021 Minerva Marching Band Majorette or Drum Major need to turn in a try out video no later than May 24. E-mail the video or link to Emily Hummel at

Majorettes Need To Demonstrate The Following:

  • Spins (preferably 2 spin, but will accept 1 spin)
  • Arm rolls and floor rolls
  • Illusion (without a toss is acceptable) at least 2 minutes long
  • Vertical and Horizontal tricks, along with movement (avoid stationary)

Drum Majors Need To Demonstrate The Following:

  • Marching with a metronome at 90bpm and 120bpm (whole body needs to be visible)
  • Conduct along with the following recordings:

“Across The Field” (The Fight Song)

“Dance Monkey”

**Overall showmanship is a strong factor for all categories.

Concert Rescheduled

The high school band Spring Concert initially scheduled for Wednesday has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 22 at 7:30pm.

Students should wear clothes they can wear under their uniform and meet in the band room. Doors will be open at 6:45pm.