CONTRATULATIONS ON SYMPHONIC BAND RETURNING TO FBA STATE MPA (posted 5-2-22)
Congratulations to the LGHS Symphonic Band. They returned and performed at the FBA State Concert MPA for the first time since the 2018-2019 school year (pre-covid). They improved their music through the time since District MPA and improved their overall performance since then as well. We are so happy for their return to this event and look forward to this event in years to come.
CONGRATULATIONS TO MRS. WILT, LGHS VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR 2021-2022
Congratulations goes out to The Tribe's Very Own Band Parent Mrs. Wendy Wilt for being selected as the Lake Gibson High School Volunteer of the Year! She has put in hundreds of hours behind the scenes making sure that the band program runs smoothly and the students are able to have the best experience that they can. We are so proud of all the time she has given to The Tribe and to Lake Gibson High School. Congratulations again to Mrs. Wendy Wilt!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR ALL COUNTY BAND STUDENTS (pasted 4-11-22)
Congratulations to the All County Band Students. This Past Saturday, April 9th, the Polk All County Band had an indoor performance for the first time since the 2018-2019 School Year. Our students, plus members from other schools had three rehearsal, 2.5 hours each, to prepare all of their music. This totaled 7.5 hours all together to prepare for a concert. All the students performed well and we are so proud of them being involved in this event.
TRIBE COLOR GUARD PLACED 9TH IN SCHOLASTIC AAA AT STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Congratulations to the LGHS Tribe Color Guard. The Had their best run of the season at the FFCC Championships in Daytona on Friday March 25, 2022. With all of their growth and efforts, they placed 9th overall in the Scholastic AAA Coast One Division for the entire state. This is the first time that The Tribe Color Guard has competed in this Division/Skill Set since the 2019 school year and we are so proud of their Top Ten Finish.
TRIBE COLOR GUARD HAS STRONG PERFORMANCE AT FFCC SHOW AT UNIVERSITY HS 3-12-22 (posted 3-16-22)
Congratulations to the LGHS Tribe Color Guard. They continued their journey in the FFCC competition circuit at University High School in Orlando. With the feedback from previous event’s judges tapes, they improved their show and had their best performance of the season. This performance increased their score by almost 8 points over last week’s show and earned them a 4th place finish overall. We are so proud of them and all of the hard work they have put into the show and how they have grown as performers. We look forward to their final winter guard performance this year at the 2022 FFCC Championships in Daytona on Friday, March 25th.
CONGRATULATIOSN TO LGMS AND SHMS BAND AT FBA CONCERT MPA (posted 3-16-22)
Congratulations goes out to two of the Tribe’s Band Staff Members. Mrs. Baranowski and the Lake Gibson Middle School Symphonic Band and Ms. Lutz and the Sleepy Hill Middle School Symphonic Band performed this past weekend at the FBA Middle School Concert MPA. Both Schools earned a Superior rating at this event. This was continuation for superior ratings for LGMS. Then with this being Ms. Lutz’s First year teaching at SHMS, she was able to have her students earn a superior rating at SHMS for the first time since the 2011-2012 school year. We are so proud of our Tribe Staff Members and their students.
TRIBE COLOR GUARD HAS STRONG PERFORMANCE AT FFCC SHOW AT APOPKA HS 3-5-22 (posted 3-7-22)
Congratulations to the LGHS Color Guard. They performed this past weekend at the FFCC Apopka High School Show. They scored 10th overall, but scored 5th in the category of equipment and 6th in the category of Movement. Their overall score raised around 4 points over the previous week’s show. We are so proud of their improvement.
FIRST HIGH SCHOOL FBA CONCERT MPA IN TWO YEARS!!! (posted 3-7-22)
Congratulations to the LGHS Concert and Symphonic Band. They had their first FBA High School Concert MPA Concert for the first time in two years. The event took place at Kathleen High School on Friday March 4th and both groups had their best performances of the year on their MPA Music. The groups took the input from the previous weeks Pre-MPA and improved. Concert Band earned a straight Excellent rating and Symphonic band earned an overall Superior rating. We are so proud of the progress our students have made.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR ALL COUNTY BAND STUDENTS (Posted 2-28-22)
Another congratulations goes out to our 10 students that made the Polk County All County Band this year. We had 5 students selected for the 9-10 Concert Band and 5 selected for the 11-12 Symphonic Band.
9-10 CONCERT BAND
11-12 SYMPHONIC BAND
C.H.- Bari Sax
K.F.- French Horn
9-10 CONCERT BAND
11-12 SYMPHONIC BAND
C.H.- Bari Sax
K.F.- French Horn
FRIST PRE-FESTIVAL CONCERT IN 2 YEARS!!! (Posted 2-28-22)
Congratulations to the LGMS Symphonic Band, LGHS Concert and Symphonic Band. They had their first Pre-MPA Concert for the first time in two years in the LGHS Auditorium. This was a great opportunity for our students to get a feel for what the actual environment will be like when they take the stage at their respective MPAs, and to get valuable feedback from the mock judges.
TRIBE COLOR GUARD HAS STRONG PERFORMANCE AT FFCC SHOW AT PLANT CITY HS 2-19-22 (posted 2-23-22)
This past weekend The Color Guard performed at the FFCC Plant City HS Show. They had represented themselves well with an improved performance from the previous week with new added choreography. Their performance earned them a sixth place finish. We are so proud of the work they have done and look forward to their next several show performances
THE TRIBE HAS GREAT PERFORMANCES AT FBA SOLO & ENSEMBLE (posted 2-16-22)
Congratulations to the LGHS Band program. This past weekend, from Thursday February 10- Saturday February 12 was the FBA Solo and Ensemble MPA. The students all represented themselves very well and did an amazing job on their performances. Groups receiving a superior rating were Jazz Band, Color Guard, Flute Ensemble, Trumpet Ensemble, Clarinet Ensemble, as well as 3 percussion solos. Groups receiving an excellent rating were Brass Quintet and Percussion Trio. We are so proud of the hard work all of the students put into their performances. Congratulations.
THE TRIBE RECIEVES AWARD FOR CHRISTMAS PARADE. (posted 1-3-22)
After a year off, the Lakeland Christmas Parade returned for December 2021. Every year, awards are given out by a panel of judges set up watching the parade. This year, The LGHS Band program received the award for Outstanding Band/Marching Unit. Congratulations TRIBE.
FIRST LIVE CONCERT IN TWO YEARS!!!!!!!! (posted 1-3-22)
Congratulations to The Tribe for having its first live performance as a whole in two years. Especially proud of all of the students on this concert as they prepared this music in essentially 4 weeks, while also preparing for the Lakeland Christmas Parade and Going to Play-Off Games during the preparation process. It was so nice being able to share music in our auditorium to a live audience again.
FALL 2021 FOOTBALL/MARCHING SEASON UNDER WRAPS!!!!!!!!!! (posted 1-3-22)
The Fall 2021 Football/Marching Season is officially completed. It was so nice having been able to "get back to normal" and have marching practices, sit in the stands, go to away games, have full band participation at every game again. We are so proud of all of our students for putting in their hard work to make Fall 2021 a success.
CONGRATULATIONS TRIBE at FBA 2021!!!!
Congratulations to The Tribe. They had their best performance of the year on November 6, 2021, at the FBA Marching MPA and earned the rating of Superior in all categories. It was a great moment for the Tribe having returned to this event for the first time since 2019. We are so proud of all the work that the students put into their performance to make this performance happen.