"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it" -Lou Holtz

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This month's dining out will be Monday, November 30 at Pizza Hut on Mexico and on North St. Peters Parkway.  You must present this flyer when you order.  Please join us for some great food and help support Spartan Bands!

Video of the Week

Each week, a different music performance will be shared. Previous weeks will be archived under the Multimedia tab. This week we learn about rare and unusual saxophones. Students may leave comments by logging in. All comments are subject to director approval. Please sign your post with your first name and ensemble. No last names will be published. Anonymous comments will not be posted. Inappropriate posts will be disciplined.

Welcome to the FHC Spartan Bands Website

Welcome to the Francis Howell Central Spartan Bands online home!  We hope that you will find this site practical, informational, and enjoyable. 

To our students:
This website can serve as crucial companion in your growth as a musician.  Please take advantage of the tools you have been given. 

To our parents:
Almost any piece of information you need is contained in this site.  Please check back often as trip itineraries, concert times, and other pertinent information is updated regularly.

To our visitors:
We hope you will find our site enjoyable as well!

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Francis Howell Central Spartan Bands website today!

Nathan Griffin, Director of Bands
Andy Messerli, Assistant Director
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What's ahead for Spartan Bands...

This Week:

12/1- A-Band Rehearsal, 2:30-4:30

12/1- Winter Guard Rehearsal, 5-9

12/3- Winter Guard Rehearsal, 5-9

12/3- FHC Choir Concerts, 7

12/5- All-State Auditions (Columbia Hickman High School), All Day

12/5- Winter Guard Camp, 10-9

Looking Ahead

12/7- A-Band (Girls Game), 5

12/8- Winter Guard Rehearsal, 5-9

12/8- Saeger Middle School Band Concert, 7

12/9- Concert Bands Concert, 7

12/10- Winter Guard Rehearsal, 5-9

12/10- Jazz Bands Concert, 7