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Marching Band Rehearsals

Marching Band Rehearsal Covid-19 Mitigation Guidelines

Per UIL guidelines, marching bands throughout Texas are authorized to begin summer practices beginning Monday, June 8th. They have specific guidelines that can be found at

Out of concern for students, staff and their families’ safety, guidelines have been established for all STISD band activities at school until further notice:

Indoor Guidelines

  • If You Feel Ill Or Have A Temperature STAY HOME
  • Front Door - Enter Only
  • Back Door - Exit Only
  • Students Required To Sanitize Hands Upon Entry and Before Exiting Band Hall
  • Use Of Masks Strongly Encouraged When Not Playing
  • Maximum One Student In Restroom At A Time
  • Maximum One Student In Band Office At A Time
  • Social Distancing Required
  • Instrument Storage Room Closed
  • Water Fountain Closed
  • Tubas And Percussion Stored In Main Room 10 ft. Apart
  • All Other Instruments Go Home Daily
  • Drum Sticks And Mallets Go Home Daily
  • Students Must Leave Immediately After Rehearsal – No Socializing
  • If Waiting Outside For Your Ride Please Maintain Social Distancing 
  • Students Strongly Encouraged To Change And Shower Upon Return Home


Outdoor Guidelines

  • Observe Applicable Indoor Guidelines Above When Possible
  • All Students Must Bring Their Own Water, At Least 64 oz. Container Recommended
  • Social Distancing Remains In Effect When Possible
  • Please Wear Tennis sandles, flip flops or boots.  


Fall 2020

Revised 11/13/2020

A schedule of the remaining weeks of Fall 2020 will be posted next week.