Welcome JFK Band & Color Guard Families
to the 2018 Field Show Competition Season…
“Nightmare Before Christmas”
Prop making to help tell our Jack Skellington story is in full swing.
With limited resources, we are asking families to help with
donations. Please visit the SignUp List (updated 9/18/18) to
see how you can contribute to this effort. The SignUp List will
be updated as we progress over the next few weeks, so please
check back periodically. Saturday’s session involves painting
props and scenes, and sewing during the all day Rehearsathon
event (9 am – 9 pm). We would love to have your help even
if you are only available for part of the day.
Tuesdays during Marching Band Rehearsal, 6:00 – 8/9:00 PM
September 18, 25 and October 2, 9
FRIDAY SCHEDULE FOR HOME FOOTBALL GAMES
September 21, 2018 vs Florin
September 28, 2018 vs McClatchy
October 19, 2018 vs River City
Call time is 6:00 pm in the Band Room.
Wear your green Pep Band T-shirt or Band Sweatshirt.
Remember to grab your seats early if you plan to stay for the game.
COOKIE DOUGH FUNDRAISER
September 20 – October 4, 2018
Information and Form will be passed out during class.
REHEARSATHON & FRIENDS AND FAMILY NIGHT:
A FUN, ALL-DAY REHEARSAL & EVENING SHOW FUNDRAISER
September 22, 2018, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
– Download the Rehearsathon Pledge Sheet and get lots
of friends, family and the community to support your
12-hour rehearsal through their pledged donations.
– Get plenty of rest the night before
– Arrive by 8:45 am to be ready to go at 9:00 am sharp
– Eat a hearty and full breakfast before arriving
– Bring a refillable water bottle
– Pizza lunch is provided at no cost; a huge
Thank You to the Seavers and Katsandres families!
– Dinner and snacks provided by the Band Boosters at no cost.
Volunteer helpers and donations of food and equipment are
needed for this day. Consider how you can best help make this
event successful by checking out the SignUp List.
Friends and Family Night 1
September 18, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Download the flyer here
We will close out our all-day Rehearsathon Fundraiser
with a sneak peek of what the Band and Color Guard have
completed-to-date on their Nightmare Before Christmas Field Show.
Friends, family and the entire community are invited to come
and enjoy an evening of Leatherby’s ice cream, hot cocoa,
treats and music. All proceeds will benefit the Band and Color Guard
Program. Cougar Stadium gates open to the public at 7:00 pm
Mark your calendar for Friends and Family 2
Saturday, November 10, 11:00 am – 12 noon
We invite you to come back to Cougar Stadium to see
the Marching Band and Color Guard’s final run through of
their field show. On November 17, the group culminates their
field show competition season in Stockton, California at the
42nd Annual Lincoln Review of Champions. Last year,
the Marching Band and Color Guard claimed the
event’s top prize, the Grand Sweepstakes Trophy!
Stadium gates open to the public at 11:30 am
Thank you for your support!
FAIR SHARE FEES FOR 2018-19
Fair Share Fees for the 2018-19 school year are $425.
Your full Fair Share Fee payment is due on Friday,
September 28, 2018, if you plan to take advantage of the
10% early payment discount (valued at $42.50) AND
free custom designed “Nightmare Before Christmas”
sweatshirt (valued at $40.00). Complete and submit this form
(coming soon) along with your payment (please no cash)
to the locked mailbox in Mr. Hammond’s office.
FREE E-WASTE FUNDRAISER in JFK PARKING LOT
Saturday, October 6, 2018, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
All donations will benefit the Marching Band and Color Guard Program
Download the flyer for what is accepted for recycling.
HAVE A TRUCK THAT CAN PULL OUR NEW 26″ TRAILER?
We are looking for someone to drive our trailer to our first field
show competition at Oakmont High School on Saturday,
October 13, 2018. Thank You to Michael Nevis for volunteering
to drive the trailer to our four other competitions!
FALL 2018 FIELD SHOW COMPETITIONS
Each student is required to complete a packet of permission
slips in order to participate in and travel with the Band
and Color Guard to the Fall Field Show competitions.
Click here to download the forms. When completed,
please have your student turn them in to Mr. Hammond.
October 13, 2018 @ Oakmont HS (Roseville), 8am – 12 midnight
October 20, 2018 @ Del Oro HS (Loomis), 8 am – 12 midnight
October 27, 2018 @ Foothill HS (Pleasanton), 8 am – 1:30 am
November 3, 2018 @ Grape Bowl (Lodi), 8 am – 12 midnight
November 17, 2018 CHAMPS @ Lincoln HS (Stockton), 8 am – 1 am
MEAL COORDINATORS NEEDED FOR THESE COMPETITIONS
We need parents to plan and coordinate meals for the following
competitions. There will be a lot of helpers for each competition.
We just need one or two people for each date. If you can help,
please contact Victoria Greenlee.
October 27, 2018 – Foothill HS, Pleasanton, CA
November 3, 2018 – Grape Bowl, Lodi, CA
November 17, 2018 – Champs at Lincoln HS, Stockton, CA
PREDICTION: YOU WON’T WANT TO COOK DINNER
ON THESE DATES. WHY? IT’S DINNER NIGHT OUT!
October 5 – Pieology, Delta Shores, 11 am – 11 pm
November 3 – Chipotle, Delta Shores, 4 – 8 pm
December 14 – El Pollo Loco, Delta Shores, 10 am – 10 pm
2018-19 Band Calendar Year-at-a-Glance
4,11,18,25 – Tuesday Night Rehearsal, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
5,12,19,26 – Wednesday Percussion Rehearsal, 3:30 – 6:00 pm
6,13,20,27 – Thursday Guard Practice, 3:30 – 6:00 pm
8,15 – Super Saturday Rehearsal, 9:00 am – 12 noon
11 – Booster Executive Board Meeting, 7:00 pm
11 – Booster Parent Meeting, 8:00 pm
14,21,28 – Pep Band at Home Football Game, 6:00 – 10:00 pm
22 – Rehearsathon, 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
22 – Friends and Family Night at Stadium, 7:00 pm
2,9,16,23,30 – Tuesday Night Rehearsal, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
3,10,17,24,31 – Wednesday Percussion Rehearsal, 3:30 – 6:00 pm
4,11,18,25 – Thursday Guard Practice, 3:30 – 6:00 pm
6 – Super Saturday Rehearsal, 9:00 am – 12 noon
9 – Booster Executive Board Meeting, 7:00 pm
9 – Booster Parent Meeting, 8:00 pm
13 – Field Competition @ Oakmont HS, 8:00 am – 12 midnight
19 – Pep Band at Home Football Game, 6:00 – 10:00 pm
20 – Field Competition @ Del Oro HS, 8:00 am – 12 midnight
27 – Field Competition @ Foothill HS, Pleasanton, 8am – 1:30am
WHO SAYS FUNDRAISING CAN’T BE FUN?
Earn money to offset your Fair Share Fee. It’s easy!
Check out our fun Fundraising page. You’ll be glad you did!
We are working the concession stand at the
Eagles Concert at the Golden 1 Arena on September 18
and spots are still open to volunteer and earn money.
Contact Karen Albert ASAP before spots fill up.
MARCHING BAND & COLOR GUARD DVDs ON SALE NOW!
Marching Band Competition Season DVDs for
Believe (2015), Lion King plus Disneyland Parade (2016-17)
and Phantom of the Opera plus Washington D.C. (2017-18)
are available for $15. A huge THANK YOU to CINDY KAZEE
for capturing the seasons for us. Place your order directly with
Cindy and indicate your preference for Standard or Blu-Ray.
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