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Varsity Band

  • this is with updated majorette positions
  • THIS IS the one with the best sync (watch this!!) 
  • make up questions!!  for missed pep band dates!!

instructions:  must be typed!!

-name, date, event missed, title of video, reason why you missed.

answer the following questions:

  1. have you missed an event before (why/why not…yes..or…no must explain in detail)
  2. did you tell mr. flygt that you were going to miss?
  3. did you e-mail mr. flygt you were going to miss?
  4. realistically, do you want to miss events? why/why not
  5. realistically, do you want to make it to events?  why/why not
  6. do you have your phone out all the time?  yes or no
  7. are you constantly on your phone during class in school – a blatant violation of the rules.  yes or no.
  8. do you do your homework during 1st period?
  9. do you do your band work in other classes?  for example, do you practice your high-stepping during english composition lectures?
  10. please name 1 thing you did positive this week.
  11. please name 1 thing you saw someone else do that was positive this week.
  12. give me 5 sentences about what you see in the video.
  13. list 10 things that you feel are interesting about the video.
  14. name 1 thing you took away from the video and may be able to fit into your daily life schedule.

Louis Armstrong History




What city is the birthplace of Louis Armstrong?

What are the 2 most common nicknames for Louis Armstrong and how did he get them?

What was the name of Louis Armstrong’s mentor?

What was the first city Louis Armstrong moved to?

Why is New Orleans considered the birthplace of jazz?

Who gave Louis Armstrong his first instrument?

What is the Colored Waifs home and what is Louis Armstrong’s relationship to it?

Who were the “HOT 5’s” and “HOT 7’s” ?

Where did Louis Armstrong move to after leaving Chicago?

What band did he play in in this new town?

Who was Louis Armstrong’s long time manager?

Was he a good manager( in your opinion)?

Who was Louis Armstrong’s wife and what instrument did she play?



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A Music Educator with a strong love for percussion. At Lane Tech we work on building confidence and proficiency in music. You can reach me at aflygt@cps.edu.







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