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Running of the Knights REGISTRATION form

Banquet ORDER form



Are you looking for a great opportunity? Would you like to add some donations to your taxes this year? Look no further! We are officially part of the SJCEF Adopt-a-class program. Click HERE to get more information and submit your donations. Send to your family and friends and help us with instruments, music, additional uniforms, transportation, a copier, folders, etc. We are in need of many items to support our program and students.  You can be part of The Power of Creekside family too!

500 VOLUNTEER HOURS in 2013-2014!!! The Band Boosters are a HUGE supporter of our program through time and finances. That number is a huge reason why we have success! THANK YOU parents and family members for your assistance and giving back to others this year! This number is PARENT and STUDENT and a true show of your amazing efforts.

2013-2014 CALENDAR UPDATE is here!!

Smart Music - For BRASS and WOODWIND players.  If you need a computer or have troubles with your personal one at home, we have one available in the band room from 7:30am to 8:30am M-T-TH and FR each week.
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Welcome to the POWER of Creekside!
   We are looking forward to an amazing 2013-2014 year as we venture into new challenges and excitement. We will be a band of 220+ members and continuing to grow! The staff who will assist us this year are:
      Rick Fowler     - Director of Bands, Department Chair
      Keith Hall       - Marching Tech, Choral Director CHS
      Drew Chiodo   - Marching Tech, Math Teacher CHS
      Jess Frantz     - Guard Coach
                             - Percussion Tech


If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email me, a Booster officer or your section leader. We all look forward to the continuation of an amazing year and are eager to show our Spirit, Pride and Honor to the community of Saint Johns, Florida!!

As always, check often for updates. You never know what I will put up here!!

Thank You All for making us the POWER of Creekside!

Rick Fowler
Director of Bands
Creekside High School


Last Update
4/16/14
Spirit, Pride and Honor
the POWER of Creekside
Marching Rehearsals
GUARD - Mondays 4-5:30pm (and other)
ALL MEMBERS - Tuesdays 6:00-8:00pm
                            Thursdays 4-5:30pm
**Select Gym Dates, see Coach Jess Calendar for details**

Winter Guard Rehearsals
Mondays 4-6pm
Thursdays 4-6pm
And select saturdays (see calendar sent by Coach Jess)

Concert Band Rehearsals (these begin AFTER marching. Check calendar for specific dates)
Wind Ensemble - Tuesdays 8-9:00 am
Concert Band     - Wednesdays 3-4pm
Symphonic Band - Thursdays 4-5pm

Upcoming Events at a Glance

April 25th and 26th
Lakeside Jazz Festival at AMPHITHEATER
Port Orange, Fl.
Jazz 3 1030am
Jazz 2 1200pm
Jazz 1 400pm
LEAVE CHS 830am
RETURN to CHS 1030pm

April 28-29-30- May 1st
DRUM MAJOR tryouts

May 6th
WIND 8am
BOOSTER Meeting
6pm Board and 7pm General

May 8th
SYMPHONIC 4pm

May 13th
WIND 8am

May 14th
CONCERT 3pm

May 16th
Running of the Knights
ALL participating :)
Drum Line Performance 5pm

May 18th
Band Banquet at SJTC in St. Augustine

May 20th
Spring Extravaganza Concert
ALL POWER members 4-5:30 Run/Staging
6:30 REPORT in Concert Dress
7pm Performance

May 22nd
SPRING Football Game
DRUM LINE PERFORMANCE
(and drum majors)

May 31st
GRADUATION 3:30pm @ UNF

June 5th
LAST DAY of Classes

June 9-10
Rookie Band Camp 9am to 3pm
ALL Officers, New members and PERCUSSION

August 11-12-13-14
BAND CAMP 8am to 4pm
ALL MEMBERS

August 18th
1st Day of Classes!

Health info Sheet - MUST be complete for camp and year!


Accolades and Ratings:
2013-2014
Marching - STRAIGHT SUPERIOR FBA
      Ocala - SUPERIOR 2nd runner up, best in music 5A
Wind Ensemble - EXCELLENT
Symphonic Band - EXCELLENT
Concert Band - EXCELLENT
Jazz Band #1 -    SUPERIOR - STATE EXCELLENT
Jazz Band #2 -   EXCELLENT
Jazz Band #3 -   EXCELLENT
Guard - SUPERIOR FBA - STATE EXCELLENT
USF FOW - 11 students
All State - 2 students

2012-2013
Marching -  SUPERIOR  FMBC Leesburg, Finalist Band
               STRAIGHT SUPERIOR at FBA Music Assessment
               Halftime at Jaguars vs. Titans game
Wind Ensemble - SUPERIOR - STATE SUPERIOR
Symphonic Band - EXCELLENT
Concert Band - GOOD
USF Festival of Winds - 17 students
All State - 1 Student
Jazz Band #1 - STRAIGHT SUPERIOR - STATE EXCELLENT
Jazz Band #2 - SUPERIOR - STATE EXCELLENT
Guard - SUPERIOR - STATE SUPERIOR
              2nd Place FFCC Class B - Lyman HS
              2nd Place FFCC Class B - Fleming Island
              5th Place FFCC Class B - Fletcher HS
              4th Place FFCC CHAMPIONSHIPS - Daytona, Fl.
Lakeside Jazz Fest - JB #1 SUPERIOR - Best Soloist Zach Jacob
                               - JB #2 SUPERIOR - JC Asencio Best Solo
CHS ranked #155 in top 2000 Schools!
CHS ranked #117 in top 1000 Academic Schools!

2011-2012
Marching - STRAIGHT SUPERIOR
               - SUPERIOR Rating Oakleaf HS; Best In Class, Best Visual,                                            Best Auxiliary
Wind Ensemble - STRAIGHT SUPERIOR
Symphonic Band - Excellent
Concert Band - Excellent
Jazz Band #1 - STRAIGHT SUPERIOR - STATE EXCELLENT
Jazz Band #2 - SUPERIOR
Guard - 1st Place FFCC Class B - Fletcher HS
          - 3rd Place FFCC Class B - Fleming Island
          - SUPERIOR at District and State FBA
USF Festival of Winds - 9 students
Carnegie Hall American Honor Band - 4 Students
All State - 1 student
Lakeside Jazz Fest - JB #1 - Superior! Best Section Saxophones!
                               - JB #2 - Excellent! Best Section Saxophones!
2010-2011
Marching - SUPERIOR
                -  SUPERIOR Rating Oakleaf HS
Wind Ensemble - STRAIGHT SUPERIOR - STATE EXCELLENT
Symphonic Band - EXCELLENT
Concert Band - EXCELLENT
Jazz Band #1 - SUPERIOR - STATE EXCELLENT
Jazz Band #2 - EXCELLENT
Guard - SUPERIOR - STATE EXCELLENT
TEACHER OF THE YEAR - Creekside HS - RICK FOWLER
Lakeside Jazz Fest - JB #1 - SUPERIOR
                                  JB #2 - SUPERIOR
USF Festival of Winds - 6 students
All State - 4 students

2009-2010
Marching - SUPERIOR
Wind Ensemble - STRAIGHT SUPERIOR
Symphonic Band - SUPERIOR
Jazz Ensemble - SUPERIOR - STATE SUPERIOR
Guard - SUPERIOR
USF Festival of Winds - 3 students
All State - 1 student

2008-2009
Marching - SUPERIOR
Wind Ensemble - STRAIGHT SUPERIOR - STATE EXCELLENT
Symphonic Band - COMMENTS ONLY
Jazz Ensemble - EXCELLENT
All State - 1 Student




Last Modified: Apr 16, 2014