Upcoming Dates Upcoming NCHS Bands, Spirits and BBA events. Click on links to volunteer or for more information. 2019 MAY May 6 -Marching Fundamentals Camp #1 (New Members & Section Leaders) 6:00 PM- 8:30 PM May 7 -Fall Color Guard Clinics @ NCHS Café 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM May 8-BBA Meeting, 7:00 PM, Band Room (83)  All welcome!! May 9 -Fall Color Guard Clinics & Tryouts 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM May 9 -Fall Color Guard Parent Informational Meeting (Mandatory) 7:30 PM May 10 – NCHS Band Banquet, 6:00 PM, Cafeteria May 14 – NCHS Combined Band Concert, 7:00 PM, Auditorium May 16 –Read More →

Parent Volunteers Needed – Sign up here: Congratulations on another wonderful school year! Thank you so much to those participating and helping to represent Naperville Central HS at this year’s Naperville Community Memorial Day parade! We look forward to one last opportunity to perform with our winds, colorguard, percussion and drum majors, as well as one last hurrah for our 2019 graduates! As we prep for Monday’s parade, we’d like to remind you of just a few final details for Monday morning: Date: Monday May 27th Call Time: 7:30AM Enter: Door 29 What to wear: T-Shirt Bring an extra shirt after the parade YouRead More →

2018-19 NCHS Bands and Spirits Senior Recognition Events Our 2019 Senior video and recognitions will take place at the banquet rather than at the May band concert. ****Attention senior band parents****   We are in need of your photos for the band banquet senior display. Please send 3-5 photos of your student in musical activities during elementary, junior high, and high school so that all seniors can be recognized.  Photos are needed by May 3.  There are many ways you can submit your photos…   -Drop off in band office in an envelope marked “senior photos” -Drop off at Kathy Christensen’s house (420 Flock AveRead More →

The Naperville Central High School Band Boosters Association is excited to announce a new advertising opportunity. The flyer available on the website provides details of this unique opportunity to promote your business and support some of the Naperville’s most accomplished high school musicians.  Click here for more information! If you have any questions whatsoever upon your review of the material, do not hesitate to contact Paul DeKruiff at 312-371-3125.  

Handy Reminder Page for ALL 2019 Marching Redhawks (Students and Parents) 2018 Marching Redhawks season video – thank you to Steve Pohovey! Red Folders are out!  NEW – Marching Redhawks fees can be paid online Upcoming 2019 Dates and Volunteer Opportunities  (please share this page!) May 6 -Marching Fundamentals Camp #1 (New Members & Section Leaders) 6:00 PM- 8:30 PM May 7 -Fall Color Guard Clinics @ NCHS Café 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM May 9 -Fall Color Guard Clinics & Tryouts 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM May 9 -Fall Color Guard Parent Informational Meeting (Mandatory) 7:30 PM May 22 -Newbie Parent Meeting # 1Read More →

The NCHS Redhawk Club (formerly the Boosters) has made some changes and we are really excited to share how you can support our Band Booster Association. Concessions for all sports are now being run by the Redhawk Club at all of our home games for all 3 seasons. The Redhawk Club will pay our BBA $25 for every hour that you volunteer. You will see on the Sign Up Genius site, date, sport to work and how many people are needed. Events don’t have to be manned by just the BBA, it can be covered by the BBA or any sport, you just need to sign up for theRead More →

The NCHS Marching Redhawks Need Adult Truck Drivers for the Fall Marching Competitions!! We need drivers for 16 -26’ box trucks and the truck (F250 size) that pulls the 32’ Marching Redhawks trailer.  3-4 drivers are needed for each competition this season.  A CDL is not needed but D203 must approve all drivers.  Please contact Mrs P  ( if interested in being an approved driver.  She will need a copy of your valid driver’s license to begin the process.  You can email her with the copy of your driver’s license if interested.  Thanks to all for considering.

NCHS Bands and Spirits Jacket and Patches page has been updated. New activity bars in the inventory including: JAZZ BAND SECTION LEADER MARCHING BAND DRUM MAJOR COLOR GUARD ILMEA 9 SENIOR CONCERT (BAND) ILMEA 9 SENIOR JAZZ ILMEA ALL-STATE Activity patches including: NCHS Jazz NCHS Marching Classic ISU Marching Band Championship and 2016 Finalist (very limited supply) More pictures of the jacket options and placement of numbers, letters, patches and bars.   NCHS Bands and Spirits Jackets and Patches

Did you know? Undergraduate students in Purdue Musical Organizations are nearly twice as likely to be in the top… Posted by Purdue Student Life on Monday, February 5, 2018 Northwestern University admissions representative discusses the benefits of high school fine arts involvement on college applications at highly selective institutions.  “You would be (hard-pressed) to find a college admissions officer who would encourage you to drop out of the arts” University of Illinois admissions representative discusses the benefits of high school band involvement on college applications.  “Activities like marching band can benefit you during the college admissions review process”.