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Kicking off December with Jazz


On Monday December 1st Waconia Jazz ensemble I will be traveling to New Prague High School for a concert along side University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Jazz II and New Prague HS jazz bands.  This concert is free to the public and will begin at 6:30pm


Wednesday December 3rd will bring the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Jazz ensemble I  to Waconia High School for a morning of concerts and clinics.  Concerts and clinics are free and open to the public and go from 8:10am – 11:50am



Fruit and Poinsettia Fundraiser


Attached you will find the information for our annual Fruit and Poinsettia Sale.  We strongly encourage students to participate in this fundraiser, which brings money into student accounts.  Please take special note of the final sales date, and pick-up dates.


Fruit and Poinsettia Fundraiser Info and Order Form

Tonights Concert Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

Tonight concert featuring 8th Grade Band, Varsity Band, and Symphonic Band has been cancelled due to a dramatic winter storm.

Updates about a possible make up date to follow.



Lions Calendar Fundraiser – A wonderful way to raise some cash for upcoming band trips / instruments!

The Lions Raffle Calendar fund raiser is well underway and has made good progress.  There are still 144 calendars available so it is still not too late to participate!  As a reminder, the program is as follows:


  • ·         Calendars are purchased or sold for $25 each and there are over $20,000 in prizes in the raffle
  • ·         Your student receives up to a $10.25 credit in their account for each calendar purchased or sold

o   NOTE:  Final credit dollar amount per calendar is dependent upon total calendars sold

  • ·         Total credit applied to student accounts will be calculated and finalized in February


If you have questions or would simply like to get calendars and begin participating in the program, please contact me via either the e-mail address or phone numbers listed below.    In addition, a table will be set up before and after the November 10th band concert where calendars will be made available.


Please contact Joe Gifford for more information. –


8th, 9th, and 10th Grade Band Concert Set for November 10th


Our first ever 8th, 9th, and 10th grade only concert is just around the corner.  Concert will begin at 7:00pm in the Waconia High School Auditorium and should last about an hour.

Looking forward to some outstanding performances!