JOHN F. KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL
MARCHING BAND & COLOR GUARD
LET THE CHAMPS COUNTDOWN BEGIN…
LINCOLN BAND REVIEW OF CHAMPIONS
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2019, 11:00 am – 1:00 am
It’s the end of the competition season and time for Championships!
Join us for the final performance of ROAR at Lincoln High School
in Stockton. Our day starts off at 11:00 am at JFK for rehearsal.
Please eat a hearty breakfast at home before coming to school
AND bring a sack lunch, PLUS remember your black socks.
Dinner and late night snacks will be served at Lincoln High School.
Bring money if you think you’ll want food at the concession stand.
Visit the SignUp List to see where you can help with
moving equipment onto the field or donating food and supplies.
If you haven’t had an opportunity to sign up this season,
now’s the time. We need each and every family to pitch in.
Here are links (coming soon) to all the details:
Directions to Lincoln High School
Admission Wristbands (for Field Show only)
JFK Itinerary for the Day
Photo Information (scroll down the page to see it)
FAIR SHARE PAYMENTS ARE DUE
The Fee for the 2019-20 school year is $425.
Payments can be submitted to Mr. Hammond or
placed in the mailbox in Mr. Hammond’s office.
Saturday, October 12 @ Oakmont (Roseville)
Marching Band, 2nd Place (82.44)
Color Guard, 1st Place (7.65)
Percussion, 2nd Place (7.95)
Drum Major, 3rd Place (3.34)
Saturday, October 19 @ Del Oro (Loomis)
Marching Band, 2nd Place (91.24)
Saturday, October 26 @ Foothill (Pleasanton)
Marching Band, 4th Place
Color Guard, 1st Place
Field Conductor, 5th Place
Brass. 4th Place
Percussion, 5th Place
Music, 4th Place (5th Place, all bands)
General Effect, 3rd Place (3rd Place, all bands)
Visual Performance, 4th Place (4th Place, all bands)
Woodwinds, 4th Place (5th Place, all bands)
Score Sheets (All Bands)
Saturday, November 2 @ The Grape Bowl (Lodi)
Marching Band, 2nd Place (5th Place, all bands)
Color Guard, 2nd Place (2nd Place, all bands)
Field Conductor, 1st Place (4th Place, all bands)
Percussion, 4th Place (7th Place, all bands)
Music, 3rd Place (5th place, all bands)
General Effect, 3rd Place (3rd place, all bands)
Visual Performance, 3rd Place (4th place, all bands)
Score Sheets (All Bands)
CHAMPS Saturday, November 16 @ Lincoln (Stockton)
(video and results coming soon)
“MUSIC TO YOUR MOUTH” FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITY
Now through November 30, 2019
Sparkles Teeth Whitening Flyer
Join Sparkles Teeth Whitening in fundraising for the
JFK Marching Band and Color Guard. When you book
your teeth whitening session, let your technician know
that your supporting the Band and Color Guard (bring
the flyer or show it on your phone) and JFK will
receive a portion of the proceeds.
2019-20 Band Calendar Year-at-a-Glance
1 – Home Football Game, Senior Recognition, 6:00 – 10:00 pm
2 – Field Competition @ Grape Bowl, Lodi
5,12 – Tuesday Night Rehearsal, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
6,13,20 – Percussion Rehearsal, 3:30 – 6:00 pm
7,14,21 – Guard Practice, 3:30 – 6:00 pm
7 – Fall Concert in Auditorium, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
9 – Super Saturday Rehearsal, 9:00 am – 12 noon
12 – Parent’s Booster Meeting, 8:00 – 9:00 pm
16 – CHAMPS! Final Competition @ Lincoln HS, 8:00 am – 1:00 am
25,26,27,28,29 – Thanksgiving Break
May 15-18 – Disneyland Performing Arts Tour
Main Street Parade & Concert
OPEN VOLUNTEER POSITIONS for 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR
OUR SUCCESS IS BECAUSE OF YOUR INVOLVEMENT
Our award winning program is looking for parents seeking
volunteer opportunities to support and work with the
Marching Band & Color Guard.
WE WANT AND NEED YOU FOR THE FOLLOWING:
Golden 1 Arena / River Cats Baseball Coordinator
to schedule work events and coordinate JFK volunteers.
You will also manage money and schedule work breaks.
As a volunteer, you will work at a concession stand
operated by JFK parents/friends and earn money,
up to $75 per shift, that goes toward paying your
student’s 2019-20 Fair Share Fees ($425) and/or
the May 2020 Disneyland Trip costs (est. $800).
Please contact Booster President Victoria Greenlee
if you are interested. Please keep in mind that many of
the positions can be shared among several parents.
PAY OFF FAIR SHARE & TRIP FEES THE FUN & EASY WAY
by volunteering at River Cats and Golden 1 Arena Events
Did you know you can earn enough credits to pay annual Fair Share
Fees by working as few as five or six volunteer shifts at these events.
If you don’t want to spread it out over the five or six events, consider
bringing a group (such as family members or friends) and together
you can earn enough credits in one event. How easy and fun is that?
But there’s more! Volunteer for more shifts and earn credits for
travel costs when the band goes on its big trips.
Click on these links to learn more.
Earnings Potential Explained
FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE MEETINGS
RESUME NOVEMBER 12, 2019 AND CONTINUE
on the 2nd Tuesdays of the month, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
The Fundraising Committee has resumed meeting on the second
Tuesday of the month from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Choir Room.
Bring your ideas and fundraising leads to the meeting as we
collaboratively work together to raise funds to support the most
comprehensive and award-winning music program in the city.
HELP US PURCHASE NEW BAND UNIFORMS
Help the JFK Marching Band purchase new band uniforms.
Band alumnus and former Booster Board Vice President
Mark Carlos has created a fundraiser to replace the Band’s
decade old uniforms with new ones. Consider making
a donation by visiting our GoFundMe Account.
You can also copy and paste the following link in your search field.
Please share this link with your family, friends, band and color
guard alumni, and music lovers near and far! Thank you in
advance for supporting the Band with your generous donations.
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WHO SAYS FUNDRAISING CAN’T BE FUN?
Earn money to offset your Fair Share of trip fees. It’s easy!
As a volunteer at a King’s game, Golden 1 Arena concert or
event, or River Cats game, you can earn between $60-75
per shift, per person. A family of four (volunteers must be 18
or over) can easily earn $240-300 in one shift, which will
put a huge dent into paying your Fair Share Fee or trip costs.
Text JFKBAND2 to 81010 for upcoming volunteer opportunities,
or check out our fun Fundraising page. You’ll be glad you did!
Click here to secure a spot.
Contact Karen Albert for answers to your questions.
Like us and post on our Facebook page at
JFK Band and Color Guard
Spread the word! Tell your friends! Help us reach 1,000 Likes!
BAND BOOSTER CONTACTS for 2019-20
President – Victoria Greenlee
Vice President – Gary Garland
Secretary – Joyce O’Keefe
Boosters Treasurer – Noel Seaver
Fair Share/Disneyland Treasurer – Maria Rodriguez
Member-at-Large – Mike Nevis
Member-at-Large – Tom Wildemann
Videographer – Jeff/Gina Wong
Photographer – Jeff/Gina Wong
Meals Coordinator – TBD
Dinner Night Out Coordinator – Lopa Pal
Uniforms – Sybille Lob & Diana Aguilar
Golden 1 / River Cats Coordinator – Karen Albert
Recycling – TBD
Webmaster – Gary Lee