Blog

Week of April 9th News

Glen Guevara posted in España 2017/2018.
News & Announcements 4/9-4/14

News:
Congratulations to all student performers of Winter Percussion, Winter Guard, and Drum Majors from this past Saturdays’s NCBA Championships. Our percussion took the 2nd place trophy and climbed over 12 other groups to get where they were. In addition, the WG and DM’s finished their season successfully!

Next 2 weeks for Tuesdays to Thursdays are state testing and on a minimum day schedule.

4/9
* All De Vinci money and unsold tickets are due Monday! Thank you!
* band study hall from 3-4pm in the band room

4/10
* Parent meeting tonight starting at 6:30 in the band room. We are always looking for new parents to get involved with any of our music programs. Specially, since we have a couple months left and would like to provide the best parent support system for our students. Hope to see you here!

4/11
* 2018 Marching Band Section Leader and DM forms due TODAY!! NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
*Jazz Band rehearsal 12pm-1:30pm. The only day of the week we need before rehearsal before the Ponderosa Jazz Festival this Saturday.

4/14
*Ponderosa Jazz Festival (itinerary to come)

More News!!!
– Banquet News: we still need food for banquet!! Seeking entrees, desserts, appetizers, etc. For more info, please contact Mr. G.
– 4/17: DM auditions from 3-5:30pm in the band room.
– 4/19: Leaders and DM 2018 Interviews from 3-5:30pm in the band room.

***4/27***
SPRING CONCERT IS NOW SCHEDULED FOR THIS DATE. CONCERT STARTS AT 6PM IN GYM.

Update on Calendar of Events and more!

Hello Band Family,

Some new updates that came up. Please make changes to your schedule.

1. See’s Candy will be arriving TODAY after school. Dawn Taylor will have them ready for you.

2. Music exchange with Garfield HS has been cancelled for April 5th.

3. WP Rehearsal is back on the calendar for April 5th.

4. WP & WG members. If you haven’t done so yet, come to the band room and pick up the in-school pre-arranged excused slip where you get your teachers signatures. We will be having our Annual WP/WG show case for all PE CLASSES on Friday, April 6th.

IMPORTANT!!!!
This slip is due THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 30TH. IF I DON’T RECEIVE IT, YOU WILL NOT PERFORM!!!

Like
Comment

News for Week of 3/26

Hello Parents and Members,

Welcome back to the FINAL PUSH of the school year!. I want to congratulate all WP, WG, and DM’s for your success this past weekend at the Elk Grove Show! Thank you to those students who helped out being servers this past Saturday evening with the Lodi Rotary Shrimp Feed. Thank you Barbara Bell for your help!

3/26

Band study hall: OPEN to all band members who needs a place to do work, a place to catch up with assignments, or need that extra time to be successful! From 3-4pm TODAY in the band room.

Winter Percussion/Guard Practices this week:
3/27 

WP 4-7pm 

3/28

WG 4-7pm

3/29 

WP 4-7pm 

3/30

WG 4-7pm 

Reminders:

1) continue selling your Di Vinci tickets! Due 4/9 

Upcoming: 

1) 3/5/18- Symphonic Band concert exchange with Garfield HS in Meehleis Gym. Concert time TBA. The band boosters and I would like to see NEW parent involvement at this event that can help with cooking/serving simple food items. This is an open concert. ANYONE can come watch.

2) (NEW) 4/14/18 Ponderosa Jazz Festival. Time TBA

Click here for Ponderosa Festival Info

3) 4/16/18 Fundraiser- Lobster Tails ticket distribution

NEW Updated Elk Grove Itinerary as of 3/23/18

Updated Elk Grove Show Itinerary

Saturday March 24th (change before coming) 6:15am depart by BUS

7:00 arrive ELK grove HS/unload trailer/ down time for WG
7:45 WP warm up
9:50 WP official warm up
10:00 WP standby
10:10 WP performs 
10:30 brunch
11:15 load trailer
12:30 Lunch (provided by parent boosters)
1:30 WG (instructions by Alejandro)
2:40 WP awards 
3:30 WG official warm up
3:40 WG standby
3:50 WG performs
4:42pm Drum Majors Performances Begins for Lodi HS
5:30 Drum Major Performances End for Lodi HS
7:30pm Drum Major awards 
9:20 WG awards

UPDATED Elk Grove Show Itinerary

Friday March 23rd: load trailer at 6:30/7pm
Saturday March 24th (change before coming) 6:15am depart by BUS

7:00 arrive ELK grove HS/unload trailer/ down time for WG
7:45 WP warm up
8:50 WP official warm up
9:00 WP standby
9:10 WP performs
9:30 brunch
10:15 load trailer
12:30 Lunch (provided by parent boosters)
1:30 WG (instructions by Alejandro)
2:30 WP awards
3:10 WG official warm up
3:20 WG standby
3:30 WG performs
4:18pm Drum Majors Performances Begins for Lodi HS
4:52 Drum Major Performances End for Lodi HS
6:00pm Drum Major awards
9:15 WG awards