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The Broken Arrow Bands and Color Guard form an integral part of school life and are recognized as an all-school activity. This organization is one of the largest and most active voluntary student organizations.

Broken Arrow Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.

 

The primary objectives of the program are:

  • Cultural – To foster the continued development of movement dynamics and understanding through the study and performance of the art of dance and equipment.
  • Educational -To develop interested and discriminating listeners, provide a well-rounded musical education and prepare members for activities beyond high school.
  • Service -To lend color and atmosphere to certain school and community affairs while promoting and enhancing the dignity and reputation of Broken Arrow High School at all appearances.
  • Citizenship -To develop the ability to function as a responsible member of the group, to enhance the member’s ability to interact with others in a positive manner, and to develop the ability to function as a responsible member of the community.
  • Recreational – To provide all members with the opportunity for worthy use of leisure time, an emotional outlet, and good social experiences.

Color Guard Membership

Membership selection is by audition.  All students currently enrolled in or transferring to Broken Arrow Schools, with required documentation, in grades 8-11 are eligible to audition. Past members auditioning for another year must be clear of all financial obligations from the years prior.  There is not a specified number of members from each grade level suggested or required.

Practices and Summer Camp:  Practices will be scheduled by the coach/sponsor during the calendar year. Color guard member attendance is required at all scheduled practices as set forth by the coach/sponsor during the year. Since this group is under the umbrella of the Band program the rules and regulations of that organization will apply. Auditions are held in the Spring, which begins the season rehearsals and runs through the end of Semester 1. Spring training begins at the start of Semester 2 and runs through auditions. Summer rehearsals are mandatory for all members, Members must be dressed in the proper attire at the time of roll call. Black rehearsal tanks and shorts are the appropriate dress for color guard practice. Athletic shoes and socks are required when outdoors.  Calendars are provided for planning and e-mail notices help with reminders and changes to the schedule.

Financial Obligations:  All members are responsible for the financial obligations set forth by the Broken Arrow Bands program. Fundraiser’s are conducted through out the year for members and parents to assist with these endeavors. Trip accounts are set up for students as a way to track and save for their fee schedules. These financial obligations include things but are not limited to food, travel, lodging, uniform costs, member t-shirts, shoes, etc. First time members will have a few additional costs for items only needed to be purchased at the time of their 1st year of membership.

Contact Us

Visit the staff page for a listing of staff members and their email addresses.

(918) 259-8550

info@brokenarrowpride.com

1901 E. Albany
Broken Arrow, OK 74012

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