Week of 11-18


We only have 3 marching rehearsals this week so they are all vital!

MONDAY-Evening rehearsal 6:00-8:00 PM Stadium

*Parents! If your student is not riding on the bus home from Arcadia, please send in a written note by Wednesday so our chaperones will know who is riding the bus home.

WEDNESDAY- 6:00-9:30 SENIOR NIGHT! There is a good chance of rain Wednesday night. We are trying to secure an indoor rehearsal space. Stay tuned for this rehearsal, we will post soon what we can do.

FRIDAY-Last rehearsal! 6:30-8:30 PM


Call time 7:30 AM at MC 

Students should bring their own food or money for lunch AND dinner! Also, bring water and snacks for the bus ride. Plan on approximately $30.00 for the two meals. Also bring warm clothes for the evening.

A good suggestion is wearing thermal undergarments or a double T-shirt under the uniform since it is usually colder at Citrus College.

Arrive at Santa Anita Race Track parking lot by 10:00 AM

Parade Band changes into uniform. Non-parade will go with chaperones to the parade route and then follow MC Parade band to Arcadia High School.

MC Parade Band on competition line at 12:17 PM

Parade Leadership stays at Arcadia for Awards!

*Because championships start an hour earlier, we will leave immediately after arriving at Arcadia High School (after Parade Band changes back into street clothes) for Santa Anita Mall for lunch/dinner. There will be a food court and restaurants for students to buy food.

EVERYONE back at the buses no later than 3:45 PM

Senior Line will happen by the buses at 3:50 PM Sharp!

After Senior line, load buses for Citrus College Stadium.

4:20 PM Depart Mall for Citrus College

5:15 PM Approximate arrival at Citrus and change into uniform

6:00 PM Warmup

7:08 at Citrus Stadium

7:24 PM Performance!

After Performance, come back to Semi and change into street clothes.

Wear Red! We will be going onto the field for an All-Band Retreat! We will be on field with all the performing bands to celebrate the end of the season and awards!

Awards at 8:30 PM

After awards, load buses and head back to MC

We should arrive at MC approximately 11:30 PM.

Marching season ends! Congratulations on another great season!!!

Week of 11-4



SaturdayMaytime Band Parade AM in National City/Chula Vista Field Tournament PM at San Ysidro High School.

Parade band Call  6:45 AM at Mt. Carmel! Grab your uniform, instrument, shako and load the bus! We will be taking buses!
We will change into uniform in National City.

maytime map

On Competition line-10:30 AM we will leave immediately after we finish the parade route!

LOAD SEMI FOR Chula Vista Tournament when we arrive back to MC after the parade. Approximately 12:15 PM

Field Band/Guard Call 5:00 PM at Mt. Carmel. We will be taking busses!

San Ysidro info-directions

Perform at 8:15 PM

Awards at 9:00PM Arrive back to MC at 10:45-11:00 PM.

*Maps and more info. Will be uploaded soon!

**upcoming: Monday Nov. 11th Veteran’s Rehearsal is Officially Cancelled! Enjoy the Day Off!

***Next extra rehearsal is Saturday Nov. 16th 8:00 AM-12:00 PM also individual picture day!




Week of Oct. 28th

Wednesday-Rehearsal 6:00-9:15

After Rehearsal, parents will be in the parking lot for “Trunk or Treat” join in on the fun!

Friday-Football Game Call time 5:45

After the game: Load semi, take home all your gear!!!

Saturday-Mira Mesa Tournament of Bands!

Parade Band Call 12:30 at Mira Mesa High School front parking lot. On competition line at 2:15

Directions for Parade Band: Traveling southbound on I-15, take the Miramar Rd. exit. Proceed approximately two (2) miles to Camino Ruiz and turn right (Northbound) to Mira Mesa High School Drop off as close to Mira Mesa Blvd as you can. You will see the campus to the right.

There will be no carpool parking on campus.

Field Show Call 6:00 PM at Mira Mesa High School Perform at 8:00 PM


Awards at 8:45 PM


Week of Oct. 21

Congratulations Percussion on Sweepstakes and Band/Guard on your 1st Place finish at Poway!

Monday-Percussion/Guard rehearsal 6:00-9:00 PM

Wednesday-8th Grade Night Rehearsal 6:00-9:30 PM (note the time change)

Friday-Football Game w/8th Graders Call 5:30 PM

*Will leave the stadium after halftime and change out of uniform!

SaturdayMt. Carmel Tournament of Bands! We still need more Parent and student Volunteers to help please go to the Tournament page (Link on the website) Also, please help with food/drink donations or kindly donate a Costco gift card to the MCMF mailbox to help our foundation maximize our profits for the day! WE NEED ALL HANDS ON DECK!

Call times: 

Parade Band 10:30 AM

Field: 6:30 PM

Week of Oct. 14th

Monday 6:00-9:00PM Percussion/Guard Rehearsal

Wednesday-Full group rehearsal 6:00-9:15PM


PARENTS: Please drop your students off at Poway High School by 6:30 PM…Don’t forget all the gear for the performance!

Drop off can be made at the bus circle in front of Poway High at Espola and Titan Way, just after the Poway Performing Arts Center.

Our Semi will be parked on Titan Way!

Parents, Please Buy a ticket to the show and cheer us on! We need more people clapping for us at the shows!!!

Performance time is 8:15 PM

Awards at 9:00 PM

Hawaii Travelers! The October payment is due now.

*October is our family donation drive month. Please continue to support our foundation and their work to fund our program. Make your tax deductible checks to MCMF and drop them in the MCMF mailbox in the music building…THANKS!



Poway 2019 schedule