Marching Band Camp will be starting next week for all students (those enrolled in the class and our colorguard members). Please make sure you are staying active and healthy while you are preparing for this camp. We will be outside, marching, doin physical conditioning including running and warm up exercises.
Every day please make sure that you prepare by eating a healthy breakfast, drinking water, and bringing the required items. Outside attire must be school appropriate- a light t shirt and gym shorts with tennis shoes are ideal. A hat is also recommended. On days where there is rain in the forecast a rain jacket will also help. The band has ponchos for those students that do not have a jacket.
Lunch will be on your own. Students may bring lunch or have their parents take them off campus for lunch. Everyday we will break from 12-1:30pm. Please use this time to rest, to relax, and to charge your batteries! Lunch should also be healthy- maintaining your health is crucial during band camp as you can't participate and learn everything you need if you aren't feeling your best. Take care of yourself!
Freshmen Orientation- Students that are involved in Freshmen Orientation on Aug 6 & 7 will attend the morning session from 8am-11:45am. These students will then go to lunch and return for the afternoon session of band camp at 1:30pm.
Band Camp is crucial for us to prepare prior to our performances at football games. Please be looking over music and learning everything you can before you come to camp!
Marching Band Camp Schedule-
Aug 5- First Year Marchers- 8am-12pm, Drumline and Colorguard- 8am-5pm
Aug 6-8- All students- 8am-5pm
Aug 12-15- All students 8am-5pm
Please sign up for the remind if you have not done so already to stay tuned for important information from the band director and booster organization-
Text @jhsmb2019 to the number 81010 to sign up
Congratulations to the following students on becoming a part of the Band Leadership Team for the Marching Cardinals 2019/20 Season!
Flute Section Leader- Mia Kazel
Clarinet Section Leader- Shai'Terra Hodges
Alto Saxophone/Mellophone Section Leader- Jayden Small
Trumpet Section Leader- Kobe King
Low Brass Section Leader- Matthew Moody
Drumline Section Leader- Matthew Autry
Colorguard Captains- Tiffany Zarinana and Brinley Carter
Please be prepared to stay after school on Thursday, May 30, 2019 to prepare for the upcoming meeting on June 7th, and to talk about the summer schedule. The meeting will run from 3-4pm.
I look forward to working with all of you!
Congratulations to the following students on their Colorguard Auditions! A finalized list will be posted outside my door. Please sign by your name stating that you accept your position. Note that if there are any issues with behavior, attendance, or grades between now and band camp there may be cuts.
Please make sure you attend the June 7th Marching Band Informational. Times will be posted online by the end of next week. You will be sized for your uniform and receive practice equipment for the summer.
Congratulations to the following students on their Drumline Auditions! A finalized list will be posted outside my door. Please sign by your name stating that you accept your position. Note that if there are any issues with behavior, attendance, or grades between now and band camp there may be cuts.
Shawn Mitchell Junior *See Director*
1st- Michael Montilla
2nd- John Clinton Stubbs
3rd- Savannah Carter
4th- Joe Arauz
5th- Max Kazel
Congratulations to the following students!
Senior Drum Major- Jayda Copeland
Assistant/Junior Drum Major- Liam Sperry