Saks High School Band Program



Saks High School


Mr. Jody Whaley





Saks Middle School


Mr. Derrell Calloway



About Us

Phone: 256-741-7018

Fax: 256-236-5121




Mission statement:


· to provide a foundation for the growth of the band program

· to support music education in public schools

· to support the growth and development of students in the band program

· to provide an environment the encourages and promotes lifelong success

· to provide a framework and foundation to support lifelong learning skills

· to support a framework for exemplary musicianship

· to support the goals and aspirations of the students

· to provide equal opportunities for students regardless of their resources

             and/or background

· to cooperatively support the efforts of the band directors and staff

· to provide moral and financial support to all ensembles

· to foster an appreciation in the community for the educational value of strong              school band programs

· to work to build and maintain an organization of parents which will help to              promote the general activities of the band


Saks Band is inspired by these words:

“We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then is not an act but a habit”  Albert Einstein