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It’s homecoming in Waconia!  With all of the festivities comes some great pep band opportunities.  Boys Varsity football will be taking on Holy Family Friday September.   Pep band members should report to Bay-View at 5:40.


Waconia band boosters will be once again be putting on our annual Half-time Kickoff raffle featuring a who’s who of local celebrity kickers. There are some fabulous prizes including a shopping spree at Mackenthun’s.  Tickets are $2 and can be purchased from outstanding Waconia band students, at the homecoming football game, or in the band offices at WHS and Clearwater.


There will also be a pep fest / homecoming coronation during the last hour of the school day Friday September 19th.  All band members are invited to participate in pep band during this pep fest and will excused 10 minutes early from class to set up.


Jazz Band and Show Choir audition results will be posted Thursday September 18th.  Thank you to all that auditioned!



Week 2


With the school year in full swing make sure that you are taking advantage of some great opportunities.


Jazz Band and Show Choir Band auditions take place September 11th and 12 after school.  Make sure to print out a copy of the audition music and sign up for an audition time by the band office.   Jazz Band Audition 2014


Our 3rd Annual Waconia Band boosters Garage sale in conjunction with Nickel Dickle Day takes place all week at the fairgrounds.  Get there before Saturday to get the best stuff!  Make sure to donate something and also sign up to volunteer through Volunteer spot.  There are still some great shifts available this week!


First pep band of the year will take place this Friday at Bay-view to help cheer on our boys football team as they take on Dassel – Cokato.  Students should arrive to Bay-View at 5:40pm.    Students that still need a pep band lyre should talk to Mr. Pohalnd or Mr. Snyder.


This Saturday is Nickel Dickle day in Waconia.   Obviously one of the greatest days of the year with tons of events and attractions.  Everyone is encouraged to participate or at least cheer on participants in the 5k, 10, and half marathon.  Races start at 7:30am.  Be on the lookout for Mr. Pohalnd and Mr. Snyder blazing through the race course.


Have a great week!

Welcome to the 2014 – 15 School Year!


Welcome back!  It has been a very busy summer around the band office and a full year of music making, concerts, and events are planned for the new school year!


All concerts and fall pep band events have been added to the google calendar.  Feel free to sync our band calendar to your mobile device for all of the latest updates.


2014-15 Band Hand Book Can be found here.  Please read and return the parent signature form included in the handbook.


Locker sign ups are available this week if you would like to drop by the band office.  All students should plan to bring their instruments to school on the first day.  Please contact Mr. Pohland or Mr. Snyder if you need to check out a school owned instrument.


Jazz band and show choir band auditions will be taking place September 11th, and 12 after school.  Please sign up for a jazz band audition by the band office. Audition materials can be found here. Jazz Band Audition 2014


Get ready for a great school year!


Make sure to sign up to Volenteer for the Lake Waconia Band festival.

This years festival is shaping up to be one of the finest festivals in the state!  Make sure you are part of a wonderful event.

Sing up here

Thanks and have a great end to the school year.

End of the school year


The summer is nearly here.   Hope you are ready for an incredible ride to the end of the school year and the start of the summer marching season.


Spring band concert is Thursday May 22nd starting at 7:00 pm at HWS  - This concert will wrap our concert band season and we will also be presenting awards and achievements for the year.  All HWS students should have their lettering forms in!!


We also have quite a few volunteer positions available during our marching band season.  Check the Volunteer spot for the latest and greatest volunteering opportunities.