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. Ms. Munday will be checking in rented instruments during 0 period on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (May 22, 23, 24) this week.

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, 1 M
  • 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.

NY Trip Information Meeting

Tuesday May 28th

7pm – Band Room

An informational meeting about the New York trip next Spring. All interested parents and students who will be in the 9-12 Band or 9-12 Orchestra in the 2019-2020 school year should attend.

The trip will be during Spring Break: April 4-8, 2020

Weekly Schedule – 5/20

Monday, May 20th

  • 3:30-5:30pm: Percussion Workshop

Tuesday, May 21st

  • 3:30-5:30pm: Percussion Workshop
  • 7pm: 9-12 Orchestra Awards (Parents welcome!)
  • 8pm: 9-12 Band Awards (Parents welcome!)
  • (7/8 Awards will be presented during the school day)

Wednesday, May 22nd

Thursday, May 23rd

  • Zero Period: Instrument Rental Return

Friday, May 24th

  • Zero Period: Instrument Rental Return
  • Marching Band & Guard: Take uniforms, equipment, and instruments home after school. Return them Tuesday.
  • 7/8 Band: Take instruments home after school. Return them Tuesday.

Sunday, May 26th

Jazz Band in the Park

  • 5pm: Call time at the High School
  • 6pm: Performance, Memorial Park

Monday, May 27th

Fiesta Days Celebration

Service (9-12 Band)

  • 8:15am: Call Time at LCE
    • Enter the playground from the La Canada Blvd. side
    • Leave cases in the car – we won’t be returning to LCE
    • Full Uniform – no shako/gloves
    • Sunscreen!
  • 9am: Memorial Park Service
  • Proceed to parade staging after service ends

Parade (7/8 Band, 9-12 Band, 9-12 Color Guard)

  • 10am: 7/8 Band Call Time at the parking garage at the corner of Foothill and Cornishon
    • Band T-Shirt and Shorts
    • Leave cases in the car, we will not return to staging area
    • Sunscreen!
  • 10:30am: Parade Start

We need four cases of water bottles dropped off at Memorial Park on Monday Morning prior to the service. Please let Sandy know if you’re able to provide.

Tuesday, May 28th

  • Bring uniforms and instruments back to school.


Percussion Workshops

Our percussion instructors will be holding workshops for all returning and newly interested students this week in the Band Room.

Battery

  • Monday, May 13th: 3:30-5:30pm
  • Wednesday, May 15th: 3:30-5:30pm

Front Ensemble

  • Tuesday, May 14th: 3:30-5:30pm

If you have questions, please contact Ben Lewis for Front Ensemble or Greg Power for Battery.

Marching Spartans Parent Meeting – 4/29

Marching Spartans Parent Meeting

Monday, April 29th

7pm

We will discuss all the details for next year’s fall marching season and announce next year’s show. All members (this includes the current year’s 8th graders) and a parent are required to understand the information, so please come and join us so you can ask questions if you have them.

City Hall Event – 3/19

BAND UPDATE!

The 9-12 Marching Spartans (Winds & Percussion) have been invited to participate in the Dedication Ceremony of the new City Hall TOMORROW, TUESDAY, MARCH 19!

Call time is 4:45 p.m at the new City Hall in the Town Center. Please bring your instrument, music and stand, if necessary.

Dress is your black show shirt.

Performance is at approx. 5:15 p.m. and finished at approx. 5:45 p.m.

The Band Room will be open to get instruments because 7/8 Drumline has rehearsal.

Please meet at City Hall and look for Mr. Myers when you arrive.