7/8 Color Guard Info

We will continue rehearsals on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30pm.

In addition, the 7/8 Guard will join with 9-12 Guard at the football game on Friday, October 25th. Details will be forthcoming, so stay tuned. Call time will be at 5pm.

Weekly Schedule – 10/14

Monday, October 14th

  • Gift Card Orders Due

Tuesday, October 15th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 3:30pm: Marching Spartans Photos in Hahamongha Park
    • Might want to bring a snack – time will be limited between the end of photos and rehearsal
  • 5:30-8pm: Uniform Volunteers
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Thursday, October 17th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Friday, October 18th

Away Football Game vs. San Marino

  • 6pm: Call Time
    • Band shirts/sweatshirts
  • 6:10pm: Bus Departs LCHS
  • 7pm: Game Time
  • Approx. 9:15pm: Game over/load bus
  • Approx. 10pm: Arrive LCHS, unload, dismissal

Championships – Parent Hotel Block

If you are thinking about traveling to Clovis for the WBA Championships in November, now is the time to reserve your room in the parent block of rooms! (Championships are November 22nd-24th.)

We have reserved a group of 10 rooms at Homewood Suites for parents. The group rate is $159/night. The band will be staying just across the driveway at Hampton Inn.

This year, you are able to reserve your room in the Parent Block online! Please follow the instructions below:

  • Booking Link
  • Hotel: Homewood Suites by Hilton Fresno Airport/Clovis
  • Group Name: La Canada High School Band Parents
  • Arrival Date: 22-Nov-2019
  • Departure Date: 24-Nov-2019

If you have questions, please contact Sandy Miller.

Weekly Schedule – 10/7

Monday, October 7th

  • 7pm: MPA Meeting
  • 8pm: Dinner Show Meeting

Tuesday, October 8th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Thursday, October 10th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Saturday, October 12th

Ayala “Music in Motion” Competition

  • 9am: Rehearsal begins on the field
    • Regular rehearsal attire
    • Students should bring everything they need for the day with them to rehearsal.
    • Marching shoes
    • Long black socks
    • Lightweight shorts for under the uniform
    • Band shirt
    • Please note: Students will be changing into uniform on the bus, in public with all the other students. Please remind your student to wear appropriate clothes for changing on the bus.
  • 11am: Load truck at the field
  • 11:45am: Lunch is served for all students
  • 12:40pm: Load bus
  • 1pm: Depart LCHS
  • 2pm: Arrive Ayala HS
  • 3pm: Begin warm-up
  • 4:10pm: Plume on the way to full ensemble
  • 4:15pm: Full ensemble
  • 4:40pm: Uniforms, water and tune
  • 4:45pm: Pit at gate
  • 4:55pm: Band at gate
  • 5:14pm: Performance time!
  • 5:30pm: Awards for 1A, 2A and 3A
  • 6pm: Change, load truck
  • 6:30pm: Snacks
  • 7pm: Depart Ayala HS
  • 8pm: Arrive at LCHS, unload truck, hang uniforms
  • 8:30pm: Dismissal

Parent helpers are still needed. We are looking for just a few more donations for our competition at Ayala. We still need:

  • ice
  • small Ranch Dressing for dipping
  • saran wrap
  • frozen UNCRUSTABLES

Click here to sign up.

If your child has allergies, is gluten free, or a vegetarian please email Deb with “Band-Guard Food” in the subject line.

Thank you to those who have so generously agreed to donate time and/or food. We repay you in some terrific memories.

And remember, the students always enjoy the crowd support at the competitions, so please consider attending and cheering loudly!

Competition:

Ayala Music in Motion Tournament
Bulldog Stadium
14255 Peyton Dr.
Chino Hills, CA 91709

Tickets: Adults – $12 / Children 5-12 – $7

Performance time: 5:14pm

Weekly Schedule – 9/30

Tuesday, October 1st

  • NY Registration Due
  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Thursday, October 3rd

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Friday, October 4th

Home Football Game – Homecoming!

  • 2:30pm: Homecoming Parade students meet in Band Room to quickly get instruments and music if needed.
    • ONLY students who filled out the form for participation sent by Mr. Stone may participate.
  • 5:30pm: Call time, change into uniform
  • 6pm: Full uniform with instrument in front of the North Gym
  • 6:45pm: Pregame
  • 7pm: Game time
  • approx. 8:15pm: Half Time (background for Homecoming festivities)
  • approx. 9:30pm: Game over, change, go home

Weekly Schedule – 9/23

Tuesday, September 24th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Thursday, September 26th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Friday, September 27th

Home Football Game!

  • 5:30pm: Call time, change into uniform
  • 6pm: Full uniform with instrument in front of the North Gym
  • 6:45pm: Pregame
  • 7pm: Game time
  • approx. 8:15pm: Performance time!
  • approx. 9:30pm: Game over, change, go home

Weekly Schedule – 9/9

This week continues 9-12 Jazz Band Auditions. See this post for more details.

Monday, September 9th

  • Gift Card Orders Due
  • 7pm: MPA Meeting
  • 8pm: Winter Drumline Dayton Trip Meeting

Tuesday, September 10th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal

Thursday, September 12th

  • 3:30-4:30pm: 7/8 Color Guard Rehearsal
  • 5:30pm-8:30pm: 9-12 Band & Guard Rehearsal
    • Parent helpers needed to add silver chains to the shakos during rehearsal in the uniform room.

Friday, September 13th

  • 9-12 Band Concert Wear Fittings: 1st & 3rd periods.

Away Football Game

  • 5:15pm: Call time
    • Band shirts & jeans/shorts
  • 5:30pm: Bus Departs
  • 7pm: Game time
  • Approximately 10pm: Return to LCHS/unload

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

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

Weekly Schedule – 8/5

Monday, August 5th – Wednesday, August 7th

Band/Guard Workshops continue…

  • Wear/Bring:
    • Shorts
    • white T-shirt
    • Cross-trainer shoes
    • hat
    • water jug
    • instrument
    • music
    • pencil
    • good attitude
  • 8:30-11:30am: Rehearsal
  • 11:30am-1pm: Lunch break
  • 1-4:30pm: Rehearsal
  • 4:30-6pm: Dinner break
  • 6-10pm: Rehearsal

Thursday, August 8th

Band/Guard Workshops continue…

  • Class Registration Day for Seniors, Juniors, & Sophomores
  • 1-4:30pm: Rehearsal
  • 4:30-6pm: Dinner break
  • 6-10pm: Rehearsal

Friday, August 9th

Band/Guard Workshops continue…

  • Class Registration Day for Freshmen
  • 1-4:30pm: Rehearsal
  • 4:30-6pm: Dinner break (BBQ) for students
  • 5pm: Family BBQ begins
  • 6pm: Preview Night in LCHS Stadium
    • Join us for a preview of the first movement of the 2019 show!