• When you miss a rehearsal, you need to turn in an excuse form one week prior to the absence. If you miss a rehearsal, you will receive 0 points for that day in your marching band grade and if you come late, you will only receive 1 point. Once you turn in an excuse form, you will have the opportunity to make up those points. To make up points you must either turn in an extra credit slip saying you practiced for 30 minutes and signed by a parent, or you can turn in an extra credit slip with an essay explaining a recent musical performance you attended. If you have to leave early for soccer, cross country, football, ect. You still need to turn in an excuse form and you will still only receive 1 point. Download the excuse form here so you can have the opportunity to make up points.