Color Groups

BAND
 
MEMBERSHIP
Open to all 9th through 12th grade students. Acceptance in upper level bands by ability and availability.
MEETINGS

During class after school, during marching, and competition season. Two to three weeks prior to school in the fall.

DESCRIPTION
A highly regarded marching and concert competition band. Three hundred members are placed in one of four groups based on experience and ability. Initially all band members march. Band performs at pep rallies, athletic events, and various competitions, locally, state-wide, and nationally.
FACULTY SPONSOR

Brian Pollard – Head Director- 356-0041/ bpolla@NEISD.NET
Tim Maynard – Assistant Director- 356-0070/ tmayna@NEISD.NET
Anthony Ruiz – Assistant Director- 356-0070/ aruiz9@NEISD.NET

 

 
BAND COLOR GUARD
 
MEMBERSHIP
Open to all 9th through 12th grade students. Spring members with background in dance or gymnastics. Students enrolled in Band/Flag class.
MEETINGS

During class and after school rehearsals.

DESCRIPTION
A performing color guard that performs strictly with the marching band in the fall semester and competes in regional competitions in the spring. Performances stress movement and equipment work.
FACULTY SPONSOR

Jennifer LeSeth

 

 

 

CHEERLEADERS
 
MEMBERSHIP
Freshman, Junior Varsity, and Varsity Squads chosen at Spring tryouts. Must be a uniformed group previous year. Freshman, J.V. and Varsity Cheerleaders are enrolled in Dance/Cheerleading class.
MEETINGS

During class and outside of school as required.

DESCRIPTION
Students cheer at all athletic events and pep rallies. Students compete at local, regional, and national competitions and are encouraged to attend camp during the summer.
FACULTY SPONSOR

Ashley Brooks-356-0088/ abrook14@NEISD.NET

 

 
GALEN PEP SQUAD
 
MEMBERSHIP
Open to 9th through 12th grade girls. Must be enrolled in Dance I or Dance II.
MEETINGS

During class period, before and after school.

DESCRIPTION
Purpose of the organization is to promote school spirit. Members attend and support athletic events.
FACULTY SPONSOR

Danielle Norman- 356-0104/ dnorma@NEISD.NET   

 

 
DANCE AND DRILL
 
MEMBERSHIP
Freshman, Junior Varsity, and Varsity Squads chosen at Spring tryouts. Must be a uniformed group previous year. Freshman, J.V. and Varsity Cheerleaders are enrolled in Dance/Cheerleading class.
MEETINGS

During class and outside of school as required.

DESCRIPTION
Students cheer at all athletic events and pep rallies. Students compete at local, regional, and national competitions and are encouraged to attend camp during the summer.
FACULTY SPONSOR

Brooke McGilloway- bmcgil@NEISD.NET