Welcome to all our new and returning
JFK Band and Color Guard Families to the
2018-2019 Field Show Competition Season!
BAND CAMP WEEK — AUGUST 20-24, 2018
“NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS”
Welcome back JFK Band and Color Guard Families!
Hope you’re having a great Summer! Can you
believe it? Band Camp is just around the corner.
For this event, we need lots of parent help with food
donations, staging equipment and other logistics. Please
click on the SignUp List to see where you can help.
Band Camp Week-at-a-Glance
Daily rehearsals are Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Please arrive no later that 8:45 am to be ready to go at 9:00 am.
Wear comfortable clothes and athletic shoes; no sandals or
flip flops. The days will be hot, so bring a hat, sunscreen, and
refillable water bottle. It is important to stay hydrated to prevent
heat related illnesses. Here are some details for the week:
Kick off Band Camp in grand style. Arrive at school
at 8:15 am and enjoy a Booster-provided breakfast.
Tuesday Night, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Mandatory Band Parent Meeting in Auditorium
Don’t be clueless and left in the dark (smile!).
Please join us for a very informative Band Parent Meeting.
Important information will be shared about the coming year.
Pep Band Shirts, and limited and now collectible DC Trip SWAG
(T-shirts, polo shirts and sport pack) will be for sale.
Payment will also be collected from those
who need to pay for their polo shirts
Tuesday – Friday
Please eat a full breakfast at home before coming to school.
Bring a sack lunch to keep you going through the afternoon.
Take a break and enjoy Booster-provided
delicious and refreshing snacks.
Catered Pizza Lunch (Bring $5 to pay for lunch)
Friday Show Run-Through @ 4pm & Potluck Dinner @ 5pm
Finish Band Camp Week over a relaxing potluck dinner.
Take advantage of this time to renew friendships, and extend
a warm welcome and show Cougar hospitality to our new and
returning families. Remember to arrive early at 4:00 pm to
enjoy a run-through of what the band and color guard
have learned to date for this year’s show.
Friday Potluck Assignments
A-L: Bring a main dish that feeds your family+hoards of hungry kids
M-R: Bring two dozen desserts of your choice
S-Z: Bring 24 bottled waters (preferred), juice pouches or sodas
DINNER NIGHT OUT @ PANDA EXPRESS DELTA SHORES
Thursday, August 30, 2018, 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Our first Dinner Night Out is at the end of the month.
Panda Express will donate 20% of your order to the
Band and Color Guard. Show a paper or digital
version of the flyer before placing your counter order.
To place an online order, use the special code printed on the flyer.
Thank you for your support!
AUGUST 2018 AT-A-GLANCE
2,9,16,30 – Guard Practice, 6:30 – 9:00 pm
7,14,28 – Band/Guard/Drum Rehearsal, 6:30 – 9:00 pm
20,21,22,23,24 – Mandatory Band Camp, 9 am – 5 pm
21 – Mandatory Parent Meeting, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
24 – Band Family Potluck and Show-to-Date Preview, 5:00 pm
30 – FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!
30 – Dinner Night @ Panda Express Delta Shores, 10a-11p
31 – Football Game, 6:00 – 10:00 pm
WHO SAYS FUNDRAISING CAN’T BE FUN?
You’ll be glad you did!
WORK SHIFTS AT THE GOLDEN 1 ARENA AND RIVER CATS GAMES
AND EARN FUNDS TOWARDS REDUCING YOUR FAIR SHARE FEES
interested in signing up to work Kings games, River Cats games,
and concerts at The Golden 1 Credit Union Arena.
Register your cell phone number here or text @jfkband2 to 81010.
Funds earn go toward your student’s Fair Share Fees and reducing
the cost of your student’s Washington D.C. trip.
These are the dates scheduled for River Cats games.
While most are filled, there are some waitlist spots available.
Signup link for River Cats or Golden 1 events:
2015 and 2016 MARCHING BAND 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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