Weekly Schedule – 12/2

Monday, December 2nd

  • 7pm: MPA Meeting
  • 8pm: Dinner Show Committee Meeting for both 9-12 & 7/8
  • 8pm: Drumline Meeting
    • For all students and their parents interested in being a part of Winter Drumline

Tuesday, December 3rd

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal

Wednesday, December 4th

Thursday, December 5th

  • Deadline for student credit for Poinsettia Sales
  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal

Friday, December 6th

  • 9-12 Marching Spartans and 7/8 Color Guard should take instruments, uniforms, and equipment home after school in prep for the Montrose Christmas Parade.

Saturday, December 7th

Holiday Open House – 9-12 Orchestra

MPA parent and realtor, Monika Song, invites you to a Christmas Pot Luck Party to fundraise for the LCHS Instrumental Music Program!
  • Time: 4:30-8pm
  • Address: 10046 La Canada Way, Shadow Hills 91040
  • Dress: holiday attire – ladies can wear something danceable
  • Things to Bring: your favorite dishes to share; two chairs if you have them
  • Program:
    • LCHS Orchestra performance at 6pm
    • holiday art show and paintings sale
    • professional model coaching catwalk class 5:30-6
    • dance show: salsa class, 7-8 folk dance, tango class
    • All night Karaoke and cards!
    • There will also be a telescope observatory with a rotating dome and large 10″ telescope to check out, too!

Montrose Christmas Parade – 9-12 Marching Spartans & 7/8 Color Guard

  • 5:15pm: Call time for 9-12 Marching Spartans and 7/8 Color Guard
  • Students should be dropped off at the corner of Honolulu and La Crescenta Ave. for parade staging.
  • Full uniform – NO SHAKO – festive holiday hats are encouraged.
  • Students should take instruments and uniforms after school on Friday.
  • Instrument cases and/or flag bags should be left in the car – we will not return to the staging area.
  • Dismissal is at the end of the parade which is at the corner of Honolulu and Ocean View.
  • Parade website

7/8 Dinner Show – February 1st

Just Announced…

7/8 Dinner Show

Saturday, February 1st

La Canada Presbyterian Church

Due to the growth in our music program and the overwhelming popularity of our annual fundraiser Dinner Show, we have decided this year to have a separate Dinner Show just for 7/8 Band and Orchestra families.

This will be a memorable evening dedicated to the music of 7/8 students with many other surprises! We look forward to seeing you there.

Additionally, we are looking for 7/8 music parents to help us organize the event. This is a great and fun way to get involved in the Instrumental Music program. If you are interested, please contact Adam Kline.

Weekly Schedule – 9/2

The week is 9-12 Jazz Band Auditions. See this post for more details.

Tuesday, September 3rd

  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Wednesday, September 2nd

L.A. County Fair – 9-12 Marching Spartans

  • Students dismissed from classes at Break
  • 10:30am: Load truck/Bus
    • Gather items needed for parade:
      • Instruments
      • Uniform
      • Please wear lightweight shorts and band shirt under uniform.
      • Shako
      • Gloves
      • Long black socks
      • Marching Shoes
  • 11am: Depart LCHS
  • 12pm: Arrive at the Fair
  • 3:30pm: Meet back at the bus/Change into uniform/Warm-up
  • 4:30pm: Line up for parade
  • 5pm: Parade
  • 6pm: Back at bus/change/load truck
  • 7:30pm: Depart Fair
  • 8:30pm: Return to LCHS

Thursday, September 5th

  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Friday, September 6th

  • Advanced Orchestra Registration Due

Home Football Game – 7/8 Night!

  • 5pm: 9-12 & 7/8 Band Rehearsal in front of the North Gym
  • 5:30pm: Pizza Dinner served
  • 6:10pm: Front of North Gym
    • instruments
    • full uniform – 9/12
    • band shirts & jeans – 7/8
      • shirts will be distributed following dinner
  • 6:25pm: Tailgate performance
  • 6:45pm: Pre-game (both 7/8 & 9-12)
  • 7pm: Game time
  • approx. 8pm: Half-time performance
  • 7/8 students dismissed after half time
    • 7/8 Parents will need to pick-up their student back at the band room.
  • 9:30pm: Game over/change/go home

Volunteers Needed

9-12 Band/Guard

Friday Night Football Games:

Parents are needed to help cover bleachers, set-up water, plume, gauntlet, and push equipment at the game Friday night.

If you are interested in helping, please let Shannon Berry or Genna Kern know.

We will meet in the band hallway at 6pm. Please join us!

Ayala Field Show Competition – Saturday, October 12th

Click here to sign up.

7/8 Band Parents

We will need several helpers to serve the Pizza Dinner to all 7/8 and 9-12 students prior to the football game on Friday evening, September 6th.

If you are available and willing, please contact Nadia Ali. We will start setting up at 5pm.

7-8 Band & Orchestra Registration

Please complete the online registration form and complete the Field Trip Form.

Note: For future reference, all forms and information can be found here.

Registration

All families are asked to complete the registration. We use this information for keeping you informed of all activities and to communicate with you. This form also shares with you the financial info that is needed to make the program successful. (The Financial Assistance form is also included.) Please take a moment to complete the registration.

Registration Form

Field Trip Form

Please complete, sign, and return to Mr. Myers.

Weekly Schedule – 8/19

Monday, August 19th

  • 6:30pm: Parent meeting for all 7/8
  • 7:30pm: Parent meeting for all 9-12

Tuesday, August 20th

  • 3:15pm: 9-12 Band Uniform fittings for Seniors & Juniors
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Thursday, August 22nd

  • 3:15pm: 9-12 Band Uniform fittings for Sophomores & Freshmen
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Friday, August 23rd

Away Game – Marching Spartans

  • 5:15pm: Call time
  • 5:30pm: Load bus
  • 7pm: Game time
  • Approx. 10pm: Return to LCHS, unload, go home

2019-2020 Field Trip Form

We will be collecting Field Trip Forms this week. By completeing and returning it now, it’ll save you and us some time when we return for Workshops and Band Camp in July.

The field trip form for 2019-2020 is now available. Please take a moment to complete the fillable PDF form, print, and sign.

These forms can be turned into the Black Box in the Band Room at any time.

7/8 and 9-12 students in the entire program are required to turn this form in annually. Do it now, and save yourself time at the start of the year!

DOWNLOAD FORM

Weekly Schedule – 6/3

Monday, June 3rd

  • Zero Period: Instrument Rental Return

Tuesday, June 4th

  • Zero Period: Instrument Rental Return

8th Grade Promotion

  • 7th grade Band and 7th grade Orchestra will perform
  • Call time: 6pm
  • Dress nicely
  • Promotion begins at 6:30pm at the stadium

Wednesday, June 5th

  • Zero Period: Instrument Rental Return
  • All 7-12 lockers must be cleaned out and locks removed. If you wish to keep your current locker, fill out this form.
  • Locks remaining will be cut off on June 6th.

Graduation

  • 9-11 grades Band will perform
  • Call time: 5:45pm with instruments and music on the field
  • Dress nicely
  • Graduation begins at 6:30pm at the stadium


2018-2019 Housekeeping

Donations

If you have not paid for “stuff,” now is the time. Have you paid for your students’:
• Yearly Donation?
• Concert Wear?
• Instrument Rental?
• Drumline?
• Color Guard?
• Disneyland?
• Dinner Show meal?

If you’re not sure if you paid – or not sure on the amount owed – please contact Accounts Receivable Treasurer Jason Northrop and he will be happy to check for you.

Instrument Rental Returns

If your student has rented/borrowed an instrument this school year, now is the time to return it.

Parent Wear

We have just a few parent shirts and jackets still available. Please let Sandy Miller know if you are interested.

Cost:

  • $35 – shirt
  • $45 – jacket

Sizes Available:

  • Women’s shirt: 1 L
  • Women’s jacket: 1 S
  • Men’s jacket: 1 XXL

Concert Wear Donations

If your student is graduating, please consider donating the concert wear back to the program for use by future students. Please have it cleaned prior to donating. Students may place all donated items (jackets, pants, vests, ties, dresses) on the rack in the hallway.

7/8 Orchestra Jacket Returns

Please return your borrowed tux jackets prior to the end of the school year. Please have the jackets cleaned prior to returning and mark your student’s name on the plastic cover so we know who has returned their jacket. Students may return the jackets to Mr. Myers.