Gator Band News

Summer Band Camp opportunities!

It’s already time to think about summer, and there are some fantastic opportunities in our area to have fun and get better at playing your instrument! Our Griffin SummerBand for all 7th and 8th grade members will be on August 9-10 and August 13-14 from 5-7 pm each evening, with our annual swim party on […]

Spring Six Flags Trip information!

Our Six Flags trip is open to all Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Symphony members.  This year we’ll be going on Friday, May 27.  Please read, print, and turn in the form located at the link below to register for the trip. Lots more details are available on the handout!  Studnets MUST turn in […]

GatorBand Spring Social!

On Friday, April 6th we’re going to Interskate! Band members are welcome to join us for an afternoon of skating at Interskate in Lewisville.  This trip is open to all current GatorBand members, and bus transportation is provided. Student cost is $6 for admission/skate rental (inline skates are an additional $4), plus spending money for […]

Note for our Incoming 6th graders!

Did you miss Instrument Selection Day? It’s not too late to join band! If you’re interested, please complete this form (linked below) and Mrs. Cansler will contact you via email to schedule an appointment!

Incoming 6th Graders – YES! You can JOIN the GatorBand!

 If you missed our Instrument Selection Day you can STILL join the GatorBand next year!  Just email Mrs. Cansler ( to schedule your appointment to try the instruments!  Most late appointments will be scheduled on Tuesday, April 24th (but if that date doesn’t work for you, we can make other arrangements!).  In the meantime, don’t […]

GatorBand Yard Signs, Decals and Magnets now available!

We have had a few inquiries about having yard signs, car decals and locker magnets made, so our Boosters have put together this opportunity for you to order one!  Please click here to fill out the form if you are interested in placing an order.  Cost and details are on the linked form.  The order […]

Incoming 6th grade Instrument Selection is Coming

Do you have a 5th grader coming to Griffin as a 6th grader next year?  Please sign up for a GatorBand Instrument Selection Day appointment! Be sure to view our 2018 GatorBand video presentation, too!

Calling all FUTURE GATORS! We want YOU to join our GatorBand!

We’re so excited about our upcoming Instrument Selection Day on Saturday, January 27th! All incoming Griffin Gators are invited to schedule an appointment to join us on this day to try all of the band instruments!  We encourage all students to come and give it a shot!  6th grade is the absolute best time to […]

Crush Taco Spirit Day is Tomorrow

We’ll be hosting our first spirit night on Tuesday, December 12 at Crush Taco in Frisco. Part of the proceeds from purchases made at Crush Taco will come back to our Gator Band! So mark your calendar to eat lunch or dinner at Crush Taco tomorrow. See you all there!

It’s time for the 2nd Annual GatorBAND Locker Decorating Contest

Time to get your FESTIVE on, GatorBand! HERE are the rules for this year’s Band Locker Decorating Contest!  Students may start decorating the band lockers on Monday, November 27th!  Winners will be announced at our GatorBand Holiday Party on Friday, December 8th!  Start planning your awesome locker decorations now!