The Beat of Champions is an appropriate statement for our local high school band. On Monday night, 6th grade, 7th & 8th grades and IHS bands made an appearance in the George Scott gymnasium for the annual spring concert. Each group performed and received awards from Director, Jesus Perez, and Assistant Director, Erica Miller, for outstanding work all school year.
With several sport achievements by student-athletes from Italy High School culminating around the same time, the school, in conjunction with the City of Italy, held a small but enthusiastic parade to honor the school’s sports heroes on their recent accomplishments.
My name is Madison Washington, I am currently a sophomore at Italy High School. During this current school year I served as the assistant drum major for the IHS Gladiator Regiment Band. I assisted Drum Major, Emily Stiles, in a phenomenal marching season and just as successful concert season. Last year, when I tried out for drum major, I had no idea what I was getting in to.
The Italy Junior High Varsity Band made it two in a row last week as they earned top scores at the UIL Concert & Sight Reading Competition for Middle School last week in Waco.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band captured top scores in the recent UIL Concert and Sight Reading competition held recently in Groesbeck.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band will be participating in the annual UIL contest to be held at Groesbeck Wednesday, Nov. 6. The Regiment Band should perform at 2:30 p.m.
Mark your calendar!! The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band Booster Club will be hosting their annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Feb 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Uptown Cafe.
Italy ISD was well represented with 21 band students at the 2013 Centex Honor Band Concert Saturday night at McGregor High School.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Booster Club held an informational meeting Monday evening in the high school cafeteria.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band Boosters will meet Monday, January 14, at 6 p.m. in the Italy High School cafeteria, according to Mark Stiles, band booster president.
Christmas music filled the air at George Scott Memorial Gymnasium this past Thursday evening as the Italy ISD bands held their Christmas concert.
The award-winning Gladiator Regiment Band will be performing their annual Holiday Concert on Thursday, December 13 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the George Scott Gymnasium (old gym) at the Italy High School campus.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band scored a respectable Division II rating at the University Interscholastic League Region 8 Marching Contest Wednesday at La Vega High School in Waco.
The Gladiator Regiment Band started off their contest tour with a bang by earning first division ratings at both the Teague Marching Invitational and the Troy Marching Festival.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band is ready for the 2012 marching season and gave parents a glimpse of this year’s half time show Thursday evening at Willis Field.
All Italy High School students interested in ColorGuard for the 2012-2013 school year are being invited to attend an information session. If you are in 8th through 12th grade and are NOT a member of the high school band, please join us on Thursday, August 9th at 6PM in the band hall for more information.
As school approaches there are things that the Gladiator Band Boosters need to decide together as a group. Gladiator Band parents need to make time for a short meeting this upcoming Thursday, August 9th at 7:00 pm in the band hall at the high school.
New officers were chosen for the 2012-2013 school year for the Italy Band Booster Club Thursday night.
The Italy Sixth Grade Band, Junior High Band and High School Band performed their annual spring concert Tuesday night in the George Scott Gymnasium.
The Gladiator Regiment Band Booster Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15, in the band hall. This is an EXTREMELY important meeting. We will be electing officers for the upcoming year.
Italy bands will be performing their annual Spring Concert on Tuesday, May 8th at 6:30 pm in the George Scott gym.
The Italy Junior High Band won sweepstakes at the UIL Region 8 Middle School North Zone Concert and Sight Reading Contest held recently in Waco.
The Italy Gladiator Band Booster Club will meet Monday, April 2, at 6 p.m. in the high school band hall.
Richard Kampen of Italy was named winner of the two Texas Ranger 11-game tickets given away by the Italy Gladiator Band Booster Club Friday morning.
Due to the rescheduling of the baseball game Tuesday, the Gladiator Band Boosters will hold the drawing for the Texas Ranger baseball tickets Friday at 10:35 a.m. at the high school. The drawing will be held during morning announcements.
The Italy High School Band, under the direction of Jesus Perez and Erica Miller, ended its contest season just short of capturing sweepstakes at the University Interscholastic Leagues Concert and Sight-reading Contest for Region VIII held Friday in Groesbeck.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band Booster Club will be giving away a Texas Ranger 11-game pass for two on Tuesday, March, 20. This pass includes opening day.
Italy Gladiator Band Booster Fundraiser is holding a raffle for a 2012 Texas Ranger 11 Game Pass for 2 people, including Opening Day! A total of 22 tickets good for 11 games of exciting Ranger action.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band and Booster Club would like to thank the many generous people of this community who donated items and who attended the spaghetti dinner fundraiser Saturday evening.
The Italy Band Boosters were successful with their spaghetti dinner Saturday night raising more than $3,000 that will be used for scholarships, band instruments and various other needs of the Italy ISD band program.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band Booster Club will be hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Feb 11, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Uptown Cafe.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band Booster Club has over $600 in prizes to give away at their annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, Feb 11, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Uptown Cafe.
Music filled the air Saturday night as the 40th annual Centex Honor Bands performed at McGregor High School.
The Italy Gladiator Band Booster Club will meet this evening at 6:30 p.m. in the Italy High School band hall. Organizers will be preparing for the upcoming spaghetti dinner fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Uptown Café.
Several members of the Italy High School and Italy Junior High bands will be participating in the Centex Honor Band Saturday, January 28, in McGregor. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. at the McGregor High School.
Mark your calendar!! The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band Booster Club will be hosting a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Feb 11, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Uptown Cafe.
The Boosters of the Italy Gladiator Regiment band will meet on Monday, January 9, 2012. There will be an in-depth discussion and planning session for the upcoming fundraiser in February as well as candy sales. It is important that all the band students have parent representation at this meeting. Meeting time and location is 6:30pm in the IHS band hall.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band performed for students, family and friends on Thursday night in the George Scott gymnasium. Music was prepared with hard, diligent work and Band Director Jesus Perez guided the students with ease as they played their instruments.
The award-winning Gladiator Regiment Band will be performing their annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 15 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the George Scott Gymnasium at the Italy High School campus.
Italy Gladiator Band Booster Club will meet Monday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the Christmas Band Concert and the concession stand they will oversee at the UIL competition at Stafford Elementary on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Plans will also continue regarding the February fundraiser at the Uptown Cafe. All band boosters are encouraged to attend.
The Italy High School Gladiator Regiment Band put on an impressive performance Saturday at the Class 2A Area D Marching Contest held in Belton. It was their best performance to date but not good enough for one particular judge who caused their otherwise, good scores, to drop to 12th place out of 24 bands.
As part of the Gladiator Regiment Band’s 1st division rating at last week’s UIL marching contest, the band has advanced to the area marching contest Saturday, October 29 in Belton. This is something that High School bands are only eligible to accomplish every other year. Saturday’s performance schedule is below.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band captured a Division I ranking Wednesday in the University Interscholastic League Region 8 Marching Contest for Class A and AA bands in La Vega.
The Gladiator Regiment Marching Band receives a warm farewell from the Italy High School student body and teachers as and members board the bus for the UIL regional competition at LaVega High School.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band will complete in their regional marching competition at LaVega High School on Wednesday, October 19 at 2:45pm. Both the Italy High School and Stafford Elementary campuses will have a send-off assembly Wednesday morning at 8:30am as the renowned band heads off to compete in this event. The bus will also make its way thru downtown Italy so that local merchants can show their support as well.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band earned an overall first division (I-II-I) at the annual Troy Matching Invitational Tuesday.
The Italy Band Boosters will meet Monday, Oct. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the band hall.
The Italy Band Boosters met recently to adopt guidelines and prepare for the upcoming school year.
The Italy Gladiator Band Boosters will meet Thursday, August 18, at 8 p.m. in the band hall.
The Italy Gladiator Regiment Band’s summer practices begin on Monday, August 1st. The band is gearing up for upcoming marching competitions and, of course, Friday nights! Some of the practices are themed with fun events planned as a reward to all the hard work the band members will be putting in. Their practice schedule is below and also included in the community calendar.