Lettering Guidelines

POINTS TO LETTER: 15

ITEMS GENERATING POINTS:

  • Marching Band: +2 for each completed band camp and state fair season
  • Marching Band +1 for each completed fall only season
  • Basketball Band: +1 for each completed season
  • Jazz Band: +1 for each completed season (must participate in all events including Purdue and ISSMA, if the band goes)
  • Symphony Orchestra: +1 for each completed season
  • Pit Orchestra: +1 for each completed season
  • Wind Ensemble: +1 per school year
  • Solo: +1 per solo PERFORMANCE (district and/or state ISSMA only… no other solo performances count toward this credit)
  • Ensemble: +1 per ensemble PERFORMANCE in grades 9-12 (since ISSMA is required in 7-8)
  • IBA All-Region, All-District, JH All-State, HS All-State, IMEA Honor Band: +1 each year
  • IBA All-State Honor Band: +2 each year
  • Band Department T.A.: +1 per semester
  • Happy Hollow Band Helper: +1 per band per year
  • Participate in WL Summer Band: +1 each completed session

Once the letter has been earned (15 points), each additional 5 points earned will generate a chevron to be worn on the left sleeve of the letter jacket.  Students are responsible for the purchase of letter jackets, patches, etc.  Students will be given their band letter and chevrons free of charge.