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Sycamore Music Department Serves Up Songs And Syrup

On Saturday, March 4th, the Sycamore Band and Orchestra Boosters will host the 55th annual Pancake Day at Sycamore High School, 7400 Cornell Road, from 8 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. Pancakes will be served from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Tickets are $6 and include pancakes, sausage, beverages and a free second helpings of pancakes. Tickets can be purchased from any band or orchestra student or at Sycamore High School the day of the event.   Musical entertainment will also be provided by district bands and orchestras from 8 a.m. until 3:15 p.m. The public is invited to listen to the performances for free.
Last year, Band and Orchestra parents cooked and served more than 170 gallons of pancake batter; 26 gallons of syrup; 1,800 cups of coffee; 2,000 cartons of milk; and 300 pounds of sausage to complete the breakfast offerings to more than 2,200 people.
Pancake Day is part of the Sycamore Community Schools’ Fine Arts Fair, a free art exhibition at Sycamore High School that showcases Sycamore students’ works of art and photography.  The art exhibition is open to the public on Saturday, March 5 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Sunday, March 6 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Proceeds from Pancake Day benefit Sycamore Community Schools’ Instrumental Music Programs.
Pancake Day Schedule
  • 8:00AM    5th Grade Band
  • 8:30AM    HS Jazz Ensemble
  • 9:00AM          JH Orchestra
  • 9:30AM    7th Grade Band
  • 10:00AM    6th Grade Orchestra
  • 10:30AM     HS 5th Bell Wind Symphony
  • 11:00AM    6th Grade Band
  • 11:30AM    HS Big Band
  • NOON    5th Grade Orchestra
  • 12:30PM    15 Minute Break
  • 12:45PM    HS 6th Bell Symphonic Band
  • 1:15PM    Advanced Orchestra
  • 1:45PM    8th Grade Band
  • 2:15PM    HS Orchestra
  • 2:45PM    HS 2nd Bell Sycamore Winds