The Franklin High School Band, NC

Franklin High School
100 Panther Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
(828) 524 - 6467  (school)
(828) 342 - 6613  (cell)


Director of Bands :  Mr. Buddy Huckabee

   The Franklin High School Marching Panther Regiment Band

The 2019 Marching Panther Regiment


"The Immortal"

"The Immortal" is a Marvel/DC style show that depicts a regular guy who, after witnessing a crime, realizes he had hidden super-human powers!  Afterwards, he begins to flaunt it around town and posing / "chasing the ladies," causing his current girlfriend to obviously become jealous and bitter.    
     When his girlfriend has "had enough," she begins to get violent towards another girl that is swooning over him.  As she goes after the girl, he jumps in front of her to stop her...and...
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(*You will have to see the show to find out his fate.....)



2019 - FHS Band Fall Calendar of Events 
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September 2019
 
 Friday - Sept. 13, 2019
 Home Football Game - FHS vs. Swain - (with MMS National Anthem) 
 FULL BAND - Meet at 5pm
Saturday -Sept 14, 2019
 MANDATORY ALL DAY SATURDAY (CAMP) PRACTICE -  (*Bring your lunch!)
  ALL DAY - 9am - 4pm
 Monday - Sept. 16, 2019
Far West District Marching Band Exhibition Performance - Andrews, NC
 (*After school) - Meet at 4:30pm
Wednesday - Sept. 18, 2019
 September Band Fee Monthly Payments are Due today
 Friday - Sept. 20, 2019
 Home Football Game - FHS vs. Mitchell
 FULL BAND - Meet at 5pm
 Saturday - Sept 21, 2019
 "Conquest" Marching Band Competition - Allatoona High School 
3300 Dallas Acworth Hwy NW - Acworth, GA  30101
 ALL DAY EVENT!
 Monday, Sept. 23, 2019
 Full Marching Regiment Practice
 FULL BAND - 6pm - 8pm
 Friday, Sept 27, 2019
 Away Football Game (Optional Game - Pep Band Only) -   FHS vs. Owen
 Pep Band - Meet at 3:30pm
 Friday, Sept 27, 2019
 September Sugar Bowl Payments are due today!  (Check made to FHS)
 
 Saturday -Sept 28, 2019
"Georgia Contest of Champions" - East Jackson Comprehensive HS - 1435 Hoods Mill Rd. - Commerce, Georgia   30529
 ALL DAY EVENT!
 Monday, Sept 30, 2019
 Full Marching Regiment Practice
 FULL BAND - 6pm - 8pm
 
October   2019 
 
 Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
 Band Pictures! - (*In FULL UNIFORM) -   During your regular band classes 
 
 Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
 Open Date - No Football Game Tonight
 
 Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019
 "Lake Lanier Tournament of Bands"  - Chestatee High School
3005 Sardis Rd,  Gainesville, Georgia   30506
 ALL DAY EVENT!
  Monday, Oct. 7, 2019
  Full Marching Regiment Practice
  FULL BAND - 6pm - 8pm
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
 "Blue Ridge Marching Competition" - Fannin County High School
2346 East First St. , Blue Ridge, GA 30513
 ALL DAY EVENT!
Monday, Oct. 14, 2019
  Our Last Monday Night Full Marching Regiment Practice
  FULL BAND - 6pm - 8pm
  Friday, Oct. 18, 2019
  HOMECOMING - Home Football Game - FHS vs. Brevard
  Full Band - Meet @ 5pm
 Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019
 "Southern Invitational Marching Championships" - Sprayberry High School -  2525 Sandy Plains Road  Marietta, Georgia -  30066
  ALL DAY EVENT!
  Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
  Teacher Workday - No School for Students
 Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
 Senior Night - Home Football Game - FHS vs. East Henderson
  Full Band - Meet @ 5pm
 Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
 October Sugar Bowl Payments are due today - PAYOFF DUE!! (Checks made to FHS)
 
November   2019 
 
 Friday, Nov. 1, 2019
  Away Football Game - (Optional - Pep Band Only) - Meet at 3:15pm in Band Room
  Meet @ 3:15 for practice
 Friday, Nov. 8, 2019
 Away Football Game - (Optional - Pep Band Only) - Meet at 3:15pm in Band Room
 Meet @ 3:15 for practice
 Nov. 8 - Nov. 11 - TBA, 2019
 Veteran's Day Program Performance TBA (Between Nov. 8 and Nov. 11)
 TBA
FRIDAYS - TBA - 
 Any Potential Playoff Home Games will be mandatory from this Friday forward.
 TBA
 Wed Nov. 27 - Dec. 1
 Thanksgiving Holiday - No School
 
 
December   2019 
 
 Sunday Dec. 1, 2019
 Franklin Town Christmas Parade - Meet at 1:30pm at top of Town Hill 
 
 Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019
 (AM) - Highland's Christmas Parade-  (PM)-Clayton, GA Christmas Parade
 
 Monday, Dec. 9, 2019
 The FHS Concert Band will present it's annual Christmas Concert 
7pm - FHS Fine Arts Ctr
  TBA - Fruit Sale Arrives!
 Sometime (usually 2nd week of December) the Indian River Fruit will Arrive... TBA
 TBA
 December 21 - Jan 5
 Christmas Holidays 
 
 December 28 -  Jan. 2
 FHS Band will perform for the halftime show and parade for the ALLSTATE SUGAR BOWL!  (trip itineraries are being finalized)
 New Orleans, LA

            2019 Marching Band Competition Itineraries and Directions:

Past Shows Under Mr. Huckabee's Direction:

2002 - An American Fantasy

2003 - Lord of the Rings 

2004 - Around the World in 8 Minutes - (2005 Gator Bowl Silver Division Grand Champions!) - Jacksonville, FL

2005 - Pirates of the Caribbean

2006 - Phantom of the Opera

2007 - Imagination:  The Music of Dr. Seuss - (2008 Velero Alamo Bowl Silver Division Grand Champions) San Antonio,TX

2008 - Nightmare Before Christmas

2009 - Once Upon a Dream: The Music from Disney's Fantasmic

2010 - "Remembrance: A Tribute to Pearl Harbor" 

2011 - The Sunday Crossword - (2012 Gator Bowl Silver Division Grand Champions) - Jacksonville, FL

2012 - Believe:  The Music of the Polar Express

2013 - The Heist

2014 - We Wanna Rock!

2015 - The Eye of Egypt (AutoZone Liberty Bowl Halftime Performance with country music SuperStar Craig Morgan) Memphis, TN

2016 -  Seasons of Love 

2017 -  Don't Look Under the Bed

2018 - The Traitor

2019 - "The Immortal" - (AllState Sugar Bowl Halftime/Parade Performance) - New Orleans, Louisiana

Franklin High School's most visible and notable performing group is the FHS Marching Panther Regiment Band.  Pictured above, the students and staff members enjoy a day at the beach following several first place awards at the 2012 Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida (January 2012).  The band has won many other first place awards throughout the southeast, including the 2005 Gator Bowl, the 2008 Valero Alamo Bowl, and various competitions.  The Marching Panther Regiment can be seen various times throughout the fall semester from western and central North Carolina, to Atlanta Georgia and occasional trips to Florida.  The band students that register are required to participate in any and all mandatory events, competitions, concerts, parades, etc, as well as attend a MANDATORY summer camp in July.

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**This website is paid for by, archived, and maintained by Mr. B. Huckabee, Director of Bands. 
If you witness any problems with the site whatsoever, please contact him at: franklinpantherband@yahoo.com.