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April 18, 2021


A Message from Mr. Lucita

Important Dates

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


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Dear Jaguar Band Families,

Well, we have seen another great week come and go!! What is even more crazy is that we have just a little over one month of school left before summer arrives! WOW!!

We have several items coming up quickly of which we want everyone to be aware. The biggest items are the upcoming new member camps! We need everyone to encourage the current eight-grade band students and any person interested in joining Color Guard to attend this Tuesday’s Camp! Reach out and share any connections you may have with those new members and encourage them to attend. Remember that the theme for this Tuesday is Crazy Colors!!!

This week all band students grades 8 - 11 will see a new class in Schoology! You will have seven assignments in that class that will be used for next year's band placements. Three of the seven are mandatory, and the remaining four are for any students desiring to be a member of a higher ensemble. The more that you complete at a high level, the greater the opportunity to be a member of the top ensembles. Color Guard, you may see the class but you only need to focus on any assignment that specifically says Color Guard. There are no guard assignments at this time.

SNAP!!! Here is the crazy part about our SNAP Fundraiser. The fundraiser is working; however, we are not achieving the level of success that is possible! Currently, only sixty-one percent of the band is participating by completing their profiles and entering the email addresses. Just imagine how successful this could be if we could get ALL of our band to participate. I am sure that we can reach even higher levels if those who have not yet completed their email take a few minutes to add them to their profile! We need everyone to complete this step! We also want everyone to post this link to our fundraiser on their social media pages to give those who may want to donate to a GREAT organization the chance to do so. We only have seventeen days left! Let’s get the word out and make a hard push to the end!! Here is the link:

Mark your calendars for our ONLY Full Marching Camp this spring. May 20, 21 and 22 is the BIG EVENT!! We will put all band, guard and drumline members together for this camp. This camp is going to be super exciting as we will be preparing for the Parent Preview on Saturday the 22nd and getting to share a sneak peek at music for this year's show! Make sure to mark your calendars for Thursday, May 20th when, at the end of practice, we will watch the movie trailer for our show next year!! It is going to be awesome!!! Parents, Saturday the 22nd will also be our official Band Registration. You will have the opportunity to complete all paperwork and data needed.

Since this year everyone was given the exemption for physicals, it now means that for the fall EVERYONE is now due to turn in a physical in order to participate in band. This is a requirement for all student athletes and band members across the state. We are working to provide an opportunity for physicals to be completed on the Johnson HS camps along with our student athletes. However, you may also have a physical completed at your family doctor's office. You will receive a link this week from the band office to the online physical forms or students may pick one up from Mrs Mendez. Again, this year every student is required to complete the physical.

Let’s have a great week and remember to make a strong push of the SNAP Fundraiser to the finish!!!

Looking forward to a great week! Let’s Go Jags!

Mr. Lucita


*see Charms calendar for more dates. Sync calendar to your phone!

April 27, 2021

Color Guard Rookie Day "Wacky Colors: wear crazy hats, socks, shirts or shorts"

5 - 7:30 p.m.

May 4, 2021

Color Guard Rookie Day "Hawaii Theme" - Kona Ice after camp!

5 - 7:30 p.m.

May 13

Spirit Night

MOD Pizza

10:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

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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.


Melissa Frensley

Carmen Sifuentes

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

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 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

Have fun!

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.

  • 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.


The Johnson Jaguar Band is a student-led organization supported by the Johnson High School Band Boosters. Because your child is in Band (which includes woodwinds, brass, percussion and color guard!), you ARE a member of the JHS Band Boosters. It takes the untiring support from our Booster Parents, YOU, for the band to attain its highest potential. YOU are a big part of their success.

How can you help?


Johnson Jaguar Band es una organización dirigida por estudiantes y apoyada por los Johnson Band Boosters. Debido a que su hijo está en la banda, usted ES miembro de JHS Band Boosters. Se necesita el incansable apoyo de nuestros Padres de refuerzo, USTED, para que la banda alcance su máximo potencial. ¡TÚ eres una gran parte de su éxito!

¿Cómo puedes ayudar?

Update your CHARMS information to include BIRTHDAYS!

Log in at: 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:


Jaguar Band uses Remind 101 to send out notifications and reminders to parents and students. Once you sign up, you can receive the messages as a text message, notification from the app or both.

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!


Registration in V.I.P.S. (Volunteers in Public Schools) is required by Hays CISD for all volunteers. Volunteers must be approved as a VIP volunteer BEFORE volunteering. Click here,, and follow the link to register with VIPS in the lower right corner.

Questions or feedback?

Contact Juliette Kroeger


Charms is the calendar program used by Hays CISD bands. Syncing your online calendar (mobile device or computer) to Charms means any changes made to practices, games, events, etc., will automatically be updated in your calendar.

Visit the Johnson Band Website ( and click on the Calendar tab at the top for instructions.