The Award Winning Warren Band & Color Guard  Downey, California!

The Warren Band & Color Guard is an award winning performing arts organization that consistently strives for excellence through daily skill development, character growth and meaningful performances.

 

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The Warren Band & Color Guard proudly supports, honors and encouarges the six pillars of Character: Caring, Trustworthiness, Respect, Citizenship, Responsiblity, Fairness.

 

Within those traits we emphasize specific traits:
Dedication, passion, commitment,integrity, upholding our rules/procedures, loyalty, cooperation, self discipline, dependable, do what you say, good sportsmanship.

Pertinent Information!

Info regarding the Band Room break in

 

Dear Families and Friends,

 

As many of you have already heard sometime between Monday evening and Tuesday Morning (May 2nd to 3rd) the band room was broken into. When I noticed this Tuesday morning at 6:55am Downey PD was notified and came out to take a report and finger prints. Throughout Tuesday the students and I took inventory, cleaned up and started a detailed list of items stolen. These items include District owned instruments/equipment, Band Booster purchased instruments and personal instruments/equipment. We are still currently in the process of taking a more exact inventory of what was stolen and with the Districts support we will begin replacing the items.

 

Many of you have made comments on social media or reached out to us or offered kind words and help. I and the students sincerely appreciate it.  The Warren Administration team and Downey Unified District Office have been very supportive and helpful. I’m confident that we will remedy the missing equipment and continue to take more proactive measures to help promote better safety protocol.

 

Downey and DUSD is an amazing community. It is unfortunate that people make ill choices. Everyone is fine, we are still rehearsing and moving forward head strong. Please spread positive words, because Warren High School is a terrific school filled with terrific teachers, administrators and students. Let’s not make this a negative. Please know that everything that can possibly be done is being done and everyone from the very top of the district on down is involved with making things come out right.

 

Sincerely,

Mr. Niemeyer

 

Here is the official statement from the DUSD.

 

First, we want to thank the community and the media for the outpouring of support.

Unfortunately in the early morning hours yesterday, Warren High School, including the music room, was broken into and several instruments were taken from our award-winning music program.We are working collaboratively with police to apprehend the individual or individuals that perpetrated this awful crime.As a district we take great pride in providing outstanding academic and extracurricular programs for our students, and these individuals have temporarily robbed our students of the tools necessary to further their development as musicians. We are confident that our outstanding police department will soon apprehend these criminals and, as a district, we will support prosecuting them to the full extent of the law.In the meantime, Downey Unified is committed to replacing the items stolen and/or damaged.In light of these recent events, the District is taking multiple preventative steps districtwide to curtail any future incidents.

Although we appreciate the media’s efforts in supporting our students, in situations like this in order to not further disrupt them, we are not hosting on-site interviews of our students or staff.Because this is an ongoing investigation, and we are working closely with law enforcement, we are hesitant to share any information or evidence that might negatively impact the investigation.Again, on behalf of Downey Unified and our students we want to thank the community for the continued support.”

May 2-May 8: No Jazz II this week

  • AP Exams Begin
  • Tuesday May 3rd - Awards Banquet Planning Committee Meeting @ Karen Montgomery's House 6:30pm (email or call her for directions)
  • Wednesday May 4th - Senior Band Member meeting afterschool regarding Spring Concert
  • Wednesday May 4th - Flapjacks and Jazz Committee Meeting @ Band Room 7pm
  • Happy Mothers Day!

May 9 - May 15: No Jazz II this week

  • AP Exams continue
  • Wednesday May 11th - Wal Mart Grand Opening (Downey Promenade) 7:30am
  • Wednesday May 11th - Color Guard Recruitment @ Stauffer MS (all day 7:30am-12pm)
  • Saturday May 14th - Prom

May 16-May 22: Jazz II resumes this week

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday - Concert Band Rehearsal 3-4pm in band room! (required)
  • Tuesday, Thursday - Symphonic Band Rehearsal 3-4:30pm in band room! (required)
  • Wednesday May 18th - Color Guard Recruitment @ Griffiths MS (all day 7:30am-12pm)
  • Saturday May 21st - 1st Annual Flap Jacks and Jazz Fundraisr 8am-Noon @ Warren HS Quad

May 23 - May 29: Jazz II officially over for the year!

  • Monday-Friday: Color Guard Auditions 3-5:30pm @ Warren Band Room
  • Wednesday 25th: Spring Concert 7pm Downey Theatre 
  • Thurday and Friday May 27/28 Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band Auditions for 2016-17
  • Saturday May 28th: 2016-17 leadership team kick off meeting 9am-4pm @ Band Room
  • Sundat Mat 29th: Awards Banquet 5-10pm @ Rio Hondo Events Center Students - $20; Guests $25 presale ticket only

May 30 - June 5: 

  • Monday May 30th - Memorial Day Gigs???
  • Tuesday-Friday: Returning Marching Band Students Auditions 0 period
  • Tuesday-Friday: Percussion Auditions for 2016-17 3-5:30pm @ Warren Band Room
  • Tuesday-Friday: Marching Band Auditions for 2016-17 6-8pm @ Warren Band Room

June 6 - June 12: 

  • Tuesday May 7th 1st Booster Meeting of the 2016 School Year: Warren HS Band Room 7pm
  • Friday June 10th - Graduation @ Cerritos College 7pm (band 4-9:30pm)

Leadership 2016-17 update:

Thank you to everyone who applied. I hope you found the experience valuable. THe 2016-17 leadership team selection will be announced by this coming Sunday May 9th.

Join the Warren Band & Color Guard! (click on picture or tab above to go to audition page for detailed info)

 

Color Guard Audition Week:

May 23-27 ~ 3-5:30pm

 

Percussion Audition Week:
May 31-June 3 ~ 3-5:30pm

 

Marching Band Audition Week:
May 31-June 3 ~ 6-8pm

*O period for returners 6:40am!

Wedesday May 25th

7pm ~ Downey Theatre

Tickets: $7 must purchase at Theatre or on theatre website.

 

This Spring our concert theme is "The Classics". Don't miss the final concert of the year!

Our final fundraiser of the year!

 

We will be hosting a pancake breakfast with a twist. The Jazz I and II ensembles will be performing along with some other special guests.

 

8am-Noon

Warren HS Quad

$5 for breakfast

Want to know more about each ensemble's upcoming peformances? results? Click on the Ensembles tab.

Want to know about upcoming booster meetings? Fundraisers? Click on the Booster Club tab.

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