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									JOHNS CREEK HIGH SCHOOL BANDS
5575 State Bridge Road                                                  Alfred S, Estep, Director
Johns Creek, GA 30022                                           Marcia Laird, Associate Director


March 31, 2009




Dear Band Member and Parent:

Welcome to the 2009-2010 edition of the Johns Creek High School Marching Band! We are well
on our way with the plans for an outstanding show for our inaugural year! We are confident that
we will achieve success in all our endeavors and will create excitement as we open our new
school.

The enclosed packet should supply you with the information for the summer and fall activities as
related to the marching band. Please read everything carefully and note that Form # 1, is due,
with the Non-Refundable Deposit on May 15, 2009

If you need additional information or have concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me
(home: 770-926-6544; email: aestep2000@bellsouth.net

Have a wonderful summer break and get ready for a tremendous marching band experience!

Sincerely,



Alfred S. Estep                                          Marcia Laird
Director of Bands                                        Associate Director of Bands
estep@fultonschools.org                                  lairdm@fultonschools.org




                    “THE PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE”
               JCHS Marching Band --- Important Dates

August 4th & 6th (Post Camp Rehearsals) 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Tuesday, Aug. 11th & 13th (first week of school):Rehearsal - 4:00pm – 6:00pm
      Continue Tuesday, Thursday Rehearsals 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Performance Dates (All Band Students are required to attend each performance)

Football Games
August
28                             Hughes                  Home                   7:30pm
September
 3                             Thursday Away Game – Band Will Not Travel
11                             Lambert           Away                 7:30pm
18                             Hughes            Away                 7:30pm
25                             Mt. View          Home                 7:30pm
October
1                              Thursday Away Game – Band Will Not Travel
9th                            Mt. View          Away                 7:30pm
16                             Arabia Mtn.       Home                 7:30pm
23    (Homecoming)             Lambert           Home                 7:30pm
29    (Thursday)               Northview         Home                 7:30pm


Please reserve the following Saturday for COMPETITION (all day):

September
12             Fulton County Band Exhibition                  TBA

    WE MAY INCLUDE ONE MARCHING BAND FESTIVAL
               [ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL FOLLOW]



    WE MAY PERFORM IN A PARADE OR OTHER
     COMMUNITY EVENTS



WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP
 Instrument, music, wire music stand and supplies (reeds, oil, lyres, flip folders, pencil)
 Clothing: Shorts, T-Shirts, Tennis or Running Shoes
 Marching necessities: hat or cap, water bottle, tennis shoes with good arch supports, socks.
  Sandals are NOT appropriate. Flat tennis shoes will make your feet tire quicker.
 Sunscreen, sunburn lotion, insect repellent.
 Individual Water Bottle

  In the event that the JCHS building is not finished by Pre-Camp and
                Band Camp, an alternate site will be used!
                 Johns Creek High School Marching Band

Summer Band Information 2009

      BAND CAMP INFORMATION
               Band Camp is MANDATORY! If you desire to be a member of
               this organization, you must attend and fully participate in all
               activities. Color Guard is also a component of the marching band.
               Tryouts will be in April. Additional information will be available
               before tryouts

             July          Pre-Camp                            JCHS
             Mon – Fr      20 - 24       All Members, 9:00am-1:00pm
                              (Percussion and Guard will have additional times)
                           BAND CAMP                                  JCHS
             Mon - Fr      27 - 31       ALL MEMBERS
                           8:30am – 11:30am --- Rehearsal
                           11:30am – 1:00pm --- Lunch
                           1:00pm – 5:00pm --- Rehearsal

      Band Camp Fee: $150.00 Total - This fee includes rehearsal supplies, music,
      and additional staff. Lunch may be included in the fee. Details to follow.

      Payment Schedule:

      May 15th             Non-Refundable Deposit        $75.00
      July 2nd             Final Payment                 $75.00
                                       ________________________
                                             Total       $150.00

         Make Checks Payable to:    Johns Creek High School band

         Mail checks and forms to the address listed below:

                           Al Estep, Director of Bands
                           Johns Creek High School Band
                           154 Kimball Bridge Road
                           Alpharetta, GA 30009
Permission Form # 1
DUE MAY 15, 2009 WITH NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT

                                      Johns Creek High School Band
                                        154 Kimball Bridge Road
                                          Alpharetta, GA 30009

                                        PERMISSION/RELEASE

          In consideration of the Fulton County Board of Education, arranging a student trip is as follows:
Participation in the Johns Creek High School Band Program including rehearsals at school, Band
Camp, and all performances, trips, and competitions during the 2009-2010 school year and while
being transported to and from said events, and in consideration of the Board’s approving the said
activity, the undersigned Participant and the undersigned Parents or Legal Guardian of the Participant do
hereby release, remise, and forever discharge, indemnify and agree to hold harmless the Board, its officers,
teachers, members, agents, servants, employees, chaperones, and other representatives and /or any one or
more of any thereof against any claim, demand or cause of action whether now in existence, or hereafter
arising, for any injury to the person or for the death of the Participant or loss of or damage to the property
of the Participant, arising our of, resulting from, caused by, occurring during, or in any way connected with
the aforesaid student trip.
          My child understands that all school rules apply and that the chaperones and sponsors must be
obeyed at all times. The chaperones and sponsors may seek emergency medical treatment if necessary. All
prescription medicines sent must be labeled with signed instructions for administration and given to a
sponsor. Please initial all instructions below that apply.
  Any changes to this permission form must be made in writing! Use back if necessary.

____ My child may be given Tylenol, Advil, Pepto-Bismol, Imodium AD, anti-acid (cross out any that
     you do not approve).
____ My child has allergies to ___________________________________________________________.
____ Health conditions that teacher needs to know about _______________________________________
____ My child takes the following medications:______________________________________________
Please send properly labeled medications with written instructions on all trips.
____ Check here if you have written further instructions on the back of this form.

Student’s name ______________________________________ Home Phone _____________________

Address _____________________________________________ Zip _____________________________

DOB ____________________________________

Health Insurance Co. _______________________________ Policy No. __________________________

Name of insured _______________________________________________________________________

  Please attach a Xerox copy of your health insurance card to this
                           form 
        (Students must have adequate insurance coverage or purchase the “School Day Insurance”)

Signature of Mother or Guardian ___________________________________________ Date ________

Signature of Father or Guardian ____________________________________________ Date ________

Work Phones (Father) ____________________________ (mother) _____________________________

Other (cell phones, beepers, etc.) _________________________________________________________

Emergency contact other than parents______________________________ phone # _______________

Email address __________________________________________________ 
                            Johns Creek High School Band
______________                                                           __________________
T-Shirt Size (Adult Male Sizes)                                          Instrument

                                            BCF
                                    (Band Commitment Form)
Print Clearly!
Student Name:           ______________________________________________________

Address:                ______________________________________________________

                        ______________________________________________________

Phone:                  Home____________________ Cell_________________________

Student Email:          ______________________________________________________

Father:                 Name ____________________ Cell ________________________

Father Email:           ______________________________________________________

Mother:                 Name ____________________ Cell ________________________

Mother Email:           ______________________________________________________

Parent address:           ______________________________________________________
(if different from above)
                          ______________________________________________________


COMMITMENT CONTRACT

Check all that apply

__________       Symphonic Band

__________       Percussion Class

__________       MARCHING BAND

__________       Jazz Ensemble

By submitting this Band Commitment Form, I hereby agree with the terms outlined in the
Information form. In addition, I agree to attend all rehearsals and performances for the 2009-
2010 school year.



Student Signature                                                        Date


         ADDITIONAL INFORMATION LOCATED AT                      johnscreekhs.net

								
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