Jaguar Band Newsletter
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May 16, 2021
A Message from Mr. Lucita
Important Information for Parents: Jag Jog, Color Guard, and Spirit Gear!
Time to Turn in Those Uniform Parts!
Band Sponsorships - Please Share!
Spirit Wear: Online
Chrome Car Emblems
Band Booster Membership and Committees
Formulario de Membresia e Interés del Comité
Remind 101 for 2020 - 21
VIPS REQUIRED District Volunteer Program
Sync Your Calendar
A MESSAGE FROM MR. LUCITA
Dear Jaguar Band Families,
Down to two! I'm still finding it hard to believe that we are already down to two weeks left of school. We are also down to two major items left for the Jaguar Band to wrap up the year. Let’s take a quick look at this week's schedule!
This week is our first marching camp with all students (winds, guard & percussion) in grades 8 - 11. The camp this week is Thursday 5 - 8 p.m., Friday 5 - 8 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. There will also be a celebration Saturday night for everyone from 6:30 - 10 p.m.! Let’s wrap up this year and kick off next with a wonderful time for all of our students!
The second of our two major events coming up is our Movement Camp in June! We are bringing in professional Dancer, Choreographer, and Movement Guru, Michael Rosales, and the Breakdown Camp!! There has been one change to this camp and that is the time! Mr. Rosales’s flight into Austin puts him reaching us later than anticipated. This means the Movement Camp will be in the evenings from 3 - 7 p.m. on both the 16th & 17th! Make sure EVERYONE puts this on their calendar because it is going to be incredible! Here is a link to his page where you can see a little of what to expect! https://thebreakdowncamp.com/ or https://youtu.be/5UtgnAuuA2U
The last couple of items are our section camps for percussion and recruitment of color guard. Percussion will continue their regular after-school rehearsal schedule this week. We are sooooo close to breaking the 50 member threshold for guard! We can do it! If you have any friends or know of students who might be interested, please invite them and bring them to our next camp this week! We need fewer than five people to reach 50!!
We have a major announcement coming soon! This is the introduction of our Student Leadership Team!! At the time of writing this week's letter, the names had not been finalized; however, they should be published by the time you read this! We are incredibly excited by this inspiring group of students! They have worked extremely hard getting ready for their auditions, with numerous hours of practice both on their instrument and marching. They have given much guidance in the development of our vision for our students and leaders this coming year, and we can’t wait to see them in action!! A huge congratulations to ALL of the candidates for a job well done!!
As we wrap up this week, please keep a close eye on the calendar, email, and Remind app for any last-minute changes due to weather, facilities, or the schedule!! Let’s finish strong and remember It’s a Great Day to be a Jaguar!!
Important information for parents: Jag Jog, Color Guard, and Spirit Gear!
May 20, 2021
ALL 2021-2022 PARENTS: Join in the FUN!
6:30 p.m., JHS Courtyard
* Help kick off the planning for the committees listed below for NEXT YEAR!
The Jaguar Jog and Color Guard committees are already gearing up for fall and looking for your help! They will host meetings this Thursday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the JHS band hall. These meetings will end prior to our Marching Show Reveal Event at approximately 8 p.m. We hope you can join us!
Jaguar Jog 5k/10k
Be part of putting together our 3rd annual Jaguar Jog 5k/10k event to be held September 18. We’ve got a great Core Committee, and we have big goals this year! We want to make it our best event yet! Come learn more and be part of this fun community event! Questions: Contact our Committee Chair Joe Carter (email@example.com) or Shannon Cameron (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Our Color Guard is growing, and we hope our committee does, too! At this meeting, we will begin discussing next year's color guard pep rally uniforms, other spirit items, and how we can each help make sure that next year's Color Guard is even more fun and successful than it was this year! Come learn more about Color Guard! Questions: Contact Ida Musgrove at email@example.com.
Have an eye for design or have ideas for items you would like to see sold by our Spirit Gear Committee? Are you willing to help with merchandise sales at events? The more people we have willing to help us sell items at various events, the better! Come learn more and talk to Wendy Cordero to see if this will be a good fit for you. We have lots of ideas for this summer and fall and hope to host our own online stores so we have more control over what we sell while also maximizing our profit. Spirit Gear is an important part of our Fundraising Team! Questions: Contact Spirit Gear Committee Chair, Wendy Cordero, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Fundraising VP, Carmen Sifuentes at email@example.com.
May 20, 2021
Full Band Spring Training
5 - 8 p.m.
** 8pm Show Reveal! Come check out the video reveal for the theme of the 2021-2022 marching show! Parents are invited too!
5 - 7 p.m.
May 21, 2021
All uniform parts and green volunteer t-shirt MUST be turned in by today.
Full Band Spring Training
5 - 8 p.m.
May 22, 2021
Full Band Spring Training
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Parent Registration for Band & Guard
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Registration
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Parent meeting with Mr. Lucita
1 - 3pm HELP DECORATE FOR CELEBRATION!
Band Celebration--Awards, Recognition, and Year-in-Review
*doors open at 6pm
6:30 - 7:30 pm: Awards and Year(s) in Review Video
7:45 - 10 p.m.: Celebration
All 8th -11th grade band and guard students are invited.
Parents are welcome for the awards portion of the evening.
Snacks and drinks will be provided.
Attire is casual.
Students may request school appropriate songs through Tuesday, May 18th: https://form.jotform.com/johnsonbands/celebration-song-request.
Band Sponsorships and opportunity to put Student names on trailer!
The Johnson Jaguar Band depends in large part on the fundraising efforts of the Band Boosters. Sponsorships are a very important part of fundraising. Our Sponsorship levels have been updated, and we have a lot of exciting options for businesses AND families! We ask that every family please share this brochure with anyone you know that has a business. We are eager to help promote businesses in our community that support the Jaguar Band! If you would like color copies of our Sponsorship Brochure, we are happy to provide them.
A new addition to our Sponsorship options is the Friends and Family Level. This level offers various options for businesses as well as an option for band families: For $200, you can have your child’s name and graduation year on our band trailer indefinitely with the option to simultaneously add sibling name for an additional $100.
Details of all Sponsorship Options can be found at https://www.johnsonbands.com/sponsorships.
Thank you for your support of the Johnson Jaguar Band!
Check out our YouTube page!
Check out Jaguar Band and Guard videos!
Go to our photos page at johnsonbands.com and check out pictures from various events in which the band has participated! Some folders are open to all the public but other picture folders must be accessed with the following case-sensitive passcode: GoJags
If you have experience taking quality photos, will be attending games or other events, and are willing to take pictures for the band, please contact Greta Von Paumgarten at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Things You Want to Know!
- Check out the Johnson Band Spirit Gear! JB Band Merchandise is now in stock! Check out our online store for performance style caps, hoodies, long sleeve t-shirts and short-sleeved t-shirts. Both long and shirt sleeve t-shirts are available in a large JB logo and small JB logo style and have "Buda, TX" down the back.
- The show shirts (JOHNSON: This is Us!) Some sizes are still available! Get yours while supplies last!
- Johnson: This is Us! Christmas Ornament Thought you missed out on purchasing your Jaguar Band memory ornament? They are still available for purchase on our online store! Get yours while you can! Deliveries will be scheduled at a later date.
BAND BOOSTER MEMBERSHIP AND COMMITTEES
How can you help?
FORMULARIO DE MEMBRESIA E INTERES DEL COMITÉ
¿Cómo puedes ayudar?
Update your CHARMS information to include BIRTHDAYS!
Log in at: https://www.charmsoffice.com/ the school code is: JohnsonJaguarBand
After logging in, click RETURNING students. The password is your child’s Hays CISD Student ID#. It will ask you to create a new password at that point. Please feel free to use a password of your choice.
Include birth dates so we can celebrate student birthdays!!
Find helpful documents regarding Charms on our website: https://www.johnsonbands.com/documents
Visit our website to find the correct Remind 101 codes for you and your student.
Text that code to 81010, and you're ready to go!
ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST REGISTER WITH HAYS VIPS PROGRAM
Questions or feedback?
Contact Juliette Kroeger
SYNC YOUR CALENDAR TO CHARMS!
Visit the Johnson Band Website (www.johnsonbands.com) and click on the Calendar tab at the top for instructions.