Week of Oct. 1st

First week of competition! Please make sure you know your call times and responsibilities.

Monday-parade auditions during class. All students are given an equal chance to make our awesome competitive Parade Band. Auditions go through Wednesday. Students should have been preparing for several weeks now.

Wednesday-Middle School and MC Night Rehearsal 6:00 PM-6:30 PM memorize “Soul Finger”. After MC rehearses with the middle schools, our regular rehearsal will run until 9:30 PM…plan ahead with your homework, this is traditionally a later end time. Also, we may have rain so bring a rain coat, hat or poncho. We’ll have to wait and see if the rain comes or not.

Friday-Football Game and Middle School Night-call time 5:30 PM. Full uniform.

After the game, Guard, Sousas and Percussion load semi trailer for RB Tournament.

Everyone else-take home your instrument and everything you need for Saturday’s performance. (Don’t forget your shoes)

Saturday-Rancho Bernardo Invitational Tournament!

Call time 6:00 PM in the parking lot at Rancho Bernardo High School.

Parents, you are responsible to deliver and pick up your student at Rancho Bernardo High School. Once you drop off your student, please stay, buy a ticket and cheer on our students! We need lots of fans clapping for us! Click on the below links for more information. Your student has worked very hard and needs your support at every show!

After our performance, our students will change back to street clothes and go to the awards ceremony. Parents can collect their student after the awards and go home. Please make sure you pick up your student following the awards, our parent chaperones need to go home too.

RB Field Tournament Schedule

Map to RB

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Week of 9-24

Students! Keep pushing to pass off your music!

Remember, the way you rehearse, dictates how well you will perform…work hard and raise your focus during rehearsals! 

Monday-Percussion and Guard evening rehearsal

Wednesday-Full evening rehearsal 6:00 PM to 9:15

Friday-Pro-Gro Day Rehearsal 11:30-2:30. Please make sure you have transportation to and from rehearsal. Contact your section leaders if you need to arrange a ride with another parent.

Our First tournament is two weeks away on October 6th at Rancho Bernardo!

RB Field Tournament Schedule


Week of Sept. 17th

Parents and students: We are experiencing an unusual number of unexcused absences at rehearsals this year. Please remember that if your student is going to miss a scheduled rehearsal, Mr. Mac must be notified at least 5 days before the absence occurs. Otherwise the absence is recorded as an unexcused absence. 

Make sure your student is staying up to date with their music pass-offs. Ask your student for their sign off sheet. Students keep working to memorize your music. We will be performing 3rd movement at the football game.

Work on Pep Band tunes for this Friday!

Wednesday Rehearsal 6:00 PM-9:15 PM

*If your family celebrates Yom Kippur and your student will be missing Wednesday’s rehearsal, please email Mr. Mac at gmcpherson@powayusd.com to let him know.

Friday-Home Coming Football Game:

Call time 5:00 PM This will be a Pre-Game performance at approximately 6:10 PM. If you wish to see the performance, arrive early.

After the performance, we will come back to the band room and change into our summer uniforms and go back up to play for the rest of the game.

*Next non-school day rehearsal is Friday Sept. 28th 11:30 AM-2:30.


Week of September 10th

Reminder-students keep working hard toward your pass-offs! Take small chunks of your music at a time and you will get them done. Don’t give up!

Dot book check next week! Make sure your dots are up to date!

Wednesday-evening rehearsal 6:00PM-9:15 PM

Saturday-8:00 AM-12:00 rehearsal in stadium with our choreographer. Bring sunscreen, water and snacks.

*Sept. 28th Friday pro-grow day rehearsal 11:30-2:30

Week of September 3rd

Monday-  Labor Day

Wednesday-Evening Rehearsal 6:00-9:15 PM

Friday-Percussion, Guard and Sousaphone sections, load box truck after school.

Saturday-Poway Days Parade

Call time 8:00 AM

Click for Parade details