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.

Volunteer Sign Up

This year all volunteer sign ups are being generated through our online system, charms. Click the pictures or tabs below and it will take you directly to the area on the charms site where you need to sign up for each specific event this year. Thank you in advance for your help.

Volunteer Donation

Your generous donation will be used to cover any expenses incurred in preparing for this event.

Donation Levels

What's New?

FUTURE FRESHMAN...Did you miss the meet and greet meeting?

Dear parents and incoming 9th graders (class of 2021). On Tuesday Feb. 21st there was a meet and greet meeting in the Warren band room at 7pm. Wether you were unable to attend the meeting or attended but want more clarfication, please visit the downloads page on this website and look at all the forms that are pertinent to incoming students. If you have any questions, please call or email anytime! You can also meet with Mr. Niemeyer or Mrs. White at Future Freshman night on Wednesday March 8th 6-7:30pm here at Warren High School. We look forward to welcoming in the class of 2021 and providing them an amazing experience and education in music performance. CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE DOWNLOADS PAGE.

Downloads available: Meeting Agenda, Example of Class Schedules, 2017-18 calendar, Research on why staying in band is important, Instruments & Equipment, Warren Registration Form.

PERCUSSION EXPERIENCE CAMPS!

Come experience the fun and excitment behind playing marching drums and mallet instruments. We will be hosting two percussion experience camps this Spring. No experience or equipment needed...just come have some fun !

  • Saturday March 16th 9am-Noon @ Warren Band Room
  • Saturday May 6th 9am-Noon @ Warren Band Room
  • $15 registration fee for each camp
  • Raffle Prize(s) will be given out 

 

DUSD BAND SPECTACULAR..thank you!

Thank you to all the parents who donated concessions, raffle items and volunteered their time during the event. Because of your efforts we were able to host another successful event and fundraiser. This is the only event during the year that brings all 6 secondary schools instrumental music programs together. It is indeed a very special day.

Thank you to the students for following through with your coupon sales, encouraging your parents to help donate, giving wonderful performances and for also helping with many tasks throughout the day.
 

WINTER GUARD TRANSPORTATION UPDATE

As we prepare to start the competitive winter guard season, it is also time to make sure that transportation is set. Here is how transportation will work for each of the competitions. Parents that signed up to help with carpool will be contacted the week of the show to confirm. The Bellflower and Mayfair shows students will need to arrange to get their own ride to and from the event. On those two dates, we will not meet at Warren HS, we will meet at the school.

For each event an itinerary will be posted on the website and handed out to the students giving driving directions and specifics regarding each show.

  • Feb. 4th - Bellflower HS - students arrange for their own ride to and from.
  • Feb. 25th - Marina HS - carpool (meet at Warren and parents who signed up will transport students)
  • Mar. 4th - Ayala HS (WGI Regional - carpool (meet at Warren and parents who signed up will transport students)
  • Mar. 18th - Valencia HS - carpool (meet at Warren and parens who signed up will transport students)
  • April 1st - Valencia HS - carpool (meet at Warren and parents who signed up will transport students)
  • April 8th - Mayfair HS - students arrange for their own ride to and from.
  • April 22nd - Championships - bus provided
  • April 23rd - Championships - bus provided

GROUP WORK OUTS! Now Monday's and Wednesdays!

Every Monday/Wednesday at 7pm all parents and students are welcome to come join our new exercise group. If you need motivation to walk the track, hit the cardio room, lift weights, dance to a work out video, etc. then come join us here at the Warren band room. PARENTS...we have babysitters ready to help. Please email me and let me know if you would like to bring your kids while you work out...or just bring them, we will have babysitters!

RENO TOUR INFO!

Jazz I and II are traveling to the Reno Jazz Festival in April. On Thursday Jan. 19th at 6:30pm in the Band Room we held a meeting and voted on the financial outlook of the trip. Click on the title or the logo to go to the Reno page. At this page you will find

  • Tour info and forms
  • Financial info and fundraising efforts
  • A link to make credit card payments

 

WARNING! The Reno Tour Info Page is password protected. Students were given the password. The password is also on the forms sent home. If you still need the password, please email Mr. Niemeyer or Mrs. White.

LEADERSHIP SEMINAR

All band & guard students have an amazing opportunity this semester to develop their leadership perspective and skills. Students will learn the seven habits of effective teens, what true leadership is, skills on how to become a better citizen, student, child, partner...person! Free water/coffee will be offered to all students who attend and sometimes free snacks/food as well! All students who are considering applying to be part of the fall 2017 leadership team are HIGHLY encouraged to attend this seminar. All seminars will be on Wednesdays from 3-4pm in the band room every other week until Spring Break. See charms calendar for more exact dates!

Fundraising

Fireworks Booth

July 1,2,3,4 2017

Times (TBD)

@ Walmart Parking Lot

Downey Promenade

Decal Drive

August 15,16,17 2017

5-8pm each night

Starts & Ends at Bandroom

 

6th Annual Field Tournament

October ___ 2017

Times (TBD)

@ Warren HS

SCSBOA Field Championships

November 18, 2017

Times (TBD)

@ Warren HS

Holiday Caroling

December 1,2,8,9 2017

5-8pm each night

Starts & ends at Bandroom

DUSD Band Spectuclar & Raffle

February 11th 2017

8am-7pm

@ Warren HS Gym

2nd Annual Flap Jacks and Jazz

April 1st 2017

6am-1pm

@ Warren HS Quad

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