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It’s a Disney Year!
The Disney World trip is finalized and ready to be paid.Our first payment of $75.00 is due September 25th. The total cost of anyone wanting to go is $544.00 for rooms that contain 4 people. Rooms that contain less than 4 will be higher. Please contact me (Mr Large) at 903-389-4310 for information. The final payment is due 2/15/2019.
I have put $20.00 in each student’s account for the fundraisers already completed. The Band will do several fundraisers to help them. I have also set up payment plans to pay as we go. The payments will average $112.00 each. Pay as close to these dates as possible to make it more comfortable as you go.
We will leave on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 and return Sunday, March 18 at approximately 7:00AM. I will send out a complete itenerary as soon as I get it.
Please continue to watch the band web page for developments along the way.
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Do your summer fundraising by shopping through Great American School Store!
- HISTORY -
The Fairfield ISD Band was created on August 28, 1934, the first band having only 32 members. In 1941, the first marching band program was organized and "Our Director March" was played as the school song, the same 'fight song' that the band uses today when the football team scores. A.C. Hart led a period of stability and building from 1949 to 1956.
From 1957 - 1978 directors changed almost every year until John Gordon Small took over from 1979 - 1998, giving the band the longest period of stability. Adam Bird took over next in 1998 and left in 2004. Mr. Small came out of retirement for a year to keep the band going and Mr. Harold Raney took the position of head band director in 2005. Bill Large is the current head band director, started in 2008.
Past Fairfield Head Directors
Mr. Frank Deason 1939-42, Mr. W.J. Botter 1943-44, Mr. A.C. Hart 1949-56, Mr. J.G. Long 1957, Mrs. Deloris Darrow 1958-61, Mr. L.C. Williamson 1962-66, Mrs. Theda Chavers 1967, Mr. W.J. Buchanan 1968-69, Mr. John Eubanks 1970, Mr. Lewis Phelps 1971-72, Mr. Ron Burns 1973-76, Mr. Howard Robertson 1977, Mr. Louis McHaffey 1978, Mr. John Gordon Small 1979-98, Adam Bird 1998-2004, Mr. Small 2004-2005, Harold Raney 2005-2008, Bill Large 2008-Present
"A Brief History of Fairfield High School Band 1939-97" John Gordon Small