Hey all you lovely people,

I’m sending this email out a little early because I don’t want you guys to panic and freak out. But it’s almost time for Davis! ~ I hope you’ve been prepping your costumes. If not, you can still come help with decorations and make your costumes on Saturday at 12 pm. Here are next week’s events:

Tuesday, April 14th
  • Sectionals  7:00pm @ Green Room.
  • Rehearsal 7:45pm @ Green Room.
Thursday, April 16th
  • Super Secret Surprise 9:00 pm @ Sun God Lawn. Come out to Sun God Lawn (at night). This event won’t take long, and it’s extremely important that you new kids go. You won’t want to miss it!
The packing list is as follows:
  • 2 non-transparent, reusable water bottles (mandatory)
  • Pepband t-shirt (no hawaiians)
  • Jeans/shorts
  • Costume
  • Instrument and music (print out what you need or talk to Corey)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Chapstick
  • Warm Clothes, umbrella/poncho/trash bag (in case it rains)
  • Comfortable Shoes (you’re gonna be standing all day)
  • Flashlight or other light source
  • Toiletries
  • $$ for a couple fast food meals and optional Battle of the Bands T-shirt. (bring about $40)
  • 2 days worth of clothes
  • Music for the ride
  • DVDs for everyone on the bus to enjoy
  • Day Pack
  • Textbooks/homework (if you’re gonna be that person haha)

If you have class on Friday morning, you can still come. We’re planning on leaving as soon as the bus is packed up, so please be there before 11 am.  I’ve attached an itinerary and room assignments for the weekend below.

If you guys have any questions/concerns, please ask one of the officers. Good luck finishing your costumes!
Nancy Acosta

Hey guys,

I hope week 1 went well for you guys, I also hope a lot of you had fun at Triton Day (and didn’t get burned too badly). This week is a pretty easy week for us :D

Tuesday, April 7th
  • Sectional 7:00 pm @ the Dugout. This week’s sectional belongs to the brass. Get in all the practice time you can get before Davis!
  • Rehearsal 7:45 pm @ the Dugout. Only 2 more rehearsals until Davis, are you ready? :o Make sure you come to rehearsal so we can practice moving around and playing the intro.
Saturday, April 11th
  • Davis decorations 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. This is the last decorations session we’ll be having so come out and help us finish our signs! Also, bring your costume stuff and we can make it a costume making party as well. We’ll be meeting up at the closet and then moving out stuff outside the green room.
That’s it for this week’s events, if you guys have any questions or concerns please let us know! If you need help getting clearance to reschedule a test at another time talk to Kirk. Also, be on the lookout for the big Davis email that I know all of you are looking forward to, I’ll send it out later this week.
(626) 290-5515

Hey Guys,

I hope you had a restful and awesome spring break! To help you get back into school mode we have an exciting and extremely busy week ahead of us.

Monday, March 30th
  • Hilton Wake Up Call – We’ve been asked to be the wake up call for some kind of conference/meeting this being held at the Torrey Pines Hilton Hotel. The call time for rides (Sun God Lawn) is 6:30am sharp if you’re not there you will have gotten up for nothing. If you’re gonna just get yourself there, be there by 7am and try to be secretive! Don’t wear your hawaiians walking up to the place.
Tuesday, March 31st
  • Sectional 7:00 pm, Green Room. This quarter the woodwinds will kick off the sectionals. It’s a perfect time to memorize the Davis theme! :D
  • Rehearsal 7:45 pm, Green Room. These next few rehearsals we will be having are the most crucial! We will be practicing our intro, as well as other songs that are widely enjoyed at the Battle of the Bands
Thursday, April 2nd
  • Women’s Water Polo. Closet Call time is 5:00 pm, if you have the opportunity, please help people move the drum equipment down to the pool. Otherwise call time is 5:30 pm at the Canyonview Pool.
Saturday, April 4th
  • Triton Admit Day. Closet Call: 9:00 am. We will be moving around campus a lot so make sure you bring water and sunscreen! This is one of the days where everyone has a bunch of school spirit, all the clubs are out and trying to get freshmen to join before they’re even here (we’re doing that too haha) If you can’t make it on time get in contact with me or one of the officers, we’ll let you know where we are.
  • Volleyball. Meet up time: 6:30 pm Let’s cheer on the guys for their last home game! (for realsies this time) against CSU Long Beach.
I hope to see a lot of you guys at this week’s events. Try to get in as much practice as possible before Davis! If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to ask me or one of your section leaders/officers
Nancy Acosta
(626) 290-5515

Hey guys,

I hope this quarter hasn’t been too rough for you. You’ve almost made it! We only have a few things this week to keep getting ready for Davis.

Tuesday, March 10
  • Bonfire. This week instead of rehearsal we’ll be having a bonfire at La Jolla Shores. We will be serving some food! :D If you need a ride, please meet up at Sun God Lawn at 7:15 pm. Rides will start leaving soon after that.
Thursday, March 12th
  • Women’s Water Polo. Our team will be taking on CSUN. Make sure you come out and help us cheer them on. Also, bring a sweater it tends to get a little chilly in the late afternoons/evenings. Closet time: 5:00 pm; Pool call time: 5:30 pm
Saturday, March 14th
  • Davis Decorations. Don’t forget to come out and help us paint our Davis decorations :D We’ll need all the help we can get! We will be making decorations from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm so feel free to stop by at any point during those times.
As a reminder, please make sure you talk to Chelly about Davis (if you need to), and make sure you purchase anything you need for your costume over break. If I don’t get to see you guys this week, I hope you kick butt on finals!

Nancy “I go to bed early” Acosta
(626) 290-5515

Hey guys,

I hope your classes haven’t gotten too difficult. The end is near!! Which also means we’re getting closer to Davis :D Also, don’t forget to fill out the google form that is now available on the Facebook page.

Tuesday, March 3rd
  • Sectional. 7:00 pm This time sectional belongs to the brass section. Please let your section leaders know if you cannot attend this week’s sectional. 
  • Rehearsal. 7:45 pm We will have some very important announcements during this rehearsal. We’ll also be working on more music that we’ll be playing at Davis! Make sure you come out.
Friday, March 6th
  • Volleyball. Call time is 6:30 pm. The men’s team will be playing against Cal Baptist University. Come and earn more Davis points! And help taunt the other team }:oD now that we know where the heckle sheets are….
Saturday, March 7th
  • Ice Skating Social. 3-5 pm at the La Jolla Ice Rink. If you guys need a ride PLEASE be at Sun God Lawn by 2:30 pm. :D If you aren’t there on time, we can’t guarantee you’ll get the group discount :(
  • Volleyball. Call time 6:30 pm This time we’re playing Ball State. Who knows if they’re really good or not, I’ve never heard of them. But something tells me that our guys are still gonna need some assistance with our taunts. 

Make sure you try to get in as many Davis points as possible :o Hope to see you all this week :) If you have any questions or concerns, ask me or any other officer.


Hey Guys!

I hope all of you guys had a fun pirate-y weekend! Here’s next week’s events :)

Tuesday, February 24th
  • Sectional. 7:00 pm This week it’s the woodwinds!
  • Rehearsal. 7:45 pm Now it’s getting serious. We’re going to start preparing for Davis (it’s coming up in April!). Come out and perfect your instrumental skillzz
Friday, February 27th
  • Women’s Water Polo 5:00 pm at the closet and 5:30 pm at Canyonview Pool. This is the first time this year that we’re going to play for the women’s water polo team, so let’s make sure they get a warm welcome (since it’s probably going to be cold).
Saturday, February 28th
  • Davis Decoration Session. 4:00 pm This will be the first decorating session this year. Come out and help us design our decorations. We will be meeting at the closet and then moving to where we’ll be decorating!
  • Volleyball. 6:30 pm Come out and join me in heckling the UCLA men’s team. I know where they keep the heckle sheets…. muahahahha
I hope to see you all this week :) If you guys have any questions please contact me or another officer!
(626) 290-5515
Good evening Pepband,

I hope your weekend was sappy/hateful/cavity-filled. Anywho, it’s time for another fun week! :D  
Tuesday, February 17th
  • Sectional. This time, the brass are up again. As usual, let your section leaders know if you can/cannot attend your sectional. Sectionals will begin at 7:00 pm
  • Rehearsal. Rehearsal will be at our regularly scheduled time for all you young-in’s. So be there at 7:45pm! :) We’ll be rehearsing some pirate music for this week’s games!
  • Mardi Gras Parade. And for all you crazy 21+ people, we will be attending one of Downtown’s craziest outdoor parties, the Mardi Gras Parade. Details are as follows:
  • Closet meetup: 5:30 pm
  • Leave closet: 6:00 pm
  • Check-in MUST happen by 7:00 pm (or they won’t let you in)
  • Check-in is at 6th Ave and F St across from the Ramada Inn.
  • I would suggest parking in Horton Plaza
  • 5th street is closed for the block party
  • We are 7th in the parade line
  • Make sure you leave your instrument cases in the car
  • Parade begins at 8:45 pm
Friday, February 20th
  • Basketball Double Header. This Friday we’ll be taking on the Cal State Dominguez Hills Toros (I’m sure there’s a bull joke here…). Closet time is 5:00 pm for the women’s game and 7:00 pm for the men’s game. 
Saturday, February 21st
  • Pirate Night/Basketball Double Header. On Saturday our basketball players will be playing Cal State LA. Since it’s pirate night please make sure that you’re dressed like a pirate! If you’re not, then we’ll have to make ye’ walk the plank, or worse, listen to some old people talk about the good ‘ol days of Pepband. Call times are the same as Friday’s – 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm. I really hope to see you all there! :D
As per usual, if you have any questions or concerns, please let an officer or your section leader know. 
Hey Pepband,
I hope you’ve enjoyed your weekend as much as I did. I also hope all of your guys’ midterms went/are going well. :D Also, please make sure you fill out the attendance Google form that will be posted on the website and on the Facebook group. No more helping Nigerian Princes and their financial issues.

  • Sectional. This week the rehearsal is for the woodwinds! Sectionals will begin at 7:00 pm. Let your section leaders know if you can’t make it!
  • Rehearsal. Once again we’ll be taking recommendations for Davis themes during this week’s rehearsal. Please come with recommendations, as the best ideas come from you guys. :D Rehearsal will begin at 7:45 pm
  • Volleyball. Our men’s team will be playing Pepperdine University. Please make sure you come out and help us cheer on our men’s volleyball. They need all the pep they can get! Please be there by 6:30 pm
  • Volleyball. On Saturday we will be playing Stanford! They’ll be needing some love, since they have to spend their Valentine’s day playing volleyball D: come out and maybe you’ll be in for a “sweet” surprise. :D be there by 6:30 pm
Keep in mind if you go home over any of these coming weekends, that pirate night is next weekend! And if you don’t look like a pirate, you’re gonna stick out. :o Once again, please fill out the attendance Google form. If you have any questions or concerns, contact me or another officer.

Hey guys,

I hope Spirit Night was fun for all of you! I know it was for me :D Please help us with a more accurate headcount by filling out the follow attendance survey:
Tuesday, February 3rd
  • Sectional. This week’s sectional belongs to the brass section, and it starts at 7:00 pm. Let your section leaders know if you can’t attend.
  • Rehearsal. Since we’re getting closer to our Davis trip, this week will be the first week that we will be taking theme suggestions! :D So make sure you’re at this rehearsal so that we can get the first round of theme picks up. Rehearsal will start at the regular time of 7:45 pm.
Friday, February 6th
  • Men’s Volleyball. Let’s cheer on our men’s volleyball team as they take on Concordia! Closet meet time will be 6:30 pm. Please make sure you’re there on time, because they usually ask us to play the national anthem before the the game “starts.”
Saturday, February 7th
  • Hockey. Time to support our men’s hockey team against the SDSU Atzecs! Closet time is 2:00 pm, we will be leaving the loading dock at 2:30 pm promptly, so please make sure that you’re there on time.  
  • Volleyball. This time our men’s volleyball team will be playing UC Irvine :o Closet meet time is 6:30 pm. As stated above, please try to be on time! 
Hope to see a lot of you guys this week. If you have any questions or concerns, let me or an officer know! 

Hey guys,

I hope you had fun at this weekend’s basketball games, and I hope you didn’t party too hard *cough* Amy *cough* because this week is spirit week! So here’s the lineup of this week’s events.

Tuesday, January 27th
  • Woodwind sectional 7:00 pm green room. This week, it’s the woodwinds’ turn to get a little extra practice before rehearsal.
  • Rehearsal 7:45 pm. We will be rehearsing for all the awesome spirit week events that we’re going to have :D

Wednesday, January 28th

  • Kazoo Day at Geisel Library. If you have a little bit of time between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm, come out to the library and help us play the fight song on kazoos! (free kazoos will be distributed, so you do not have to bring your own)
  • Union Bank Performance. It’s official: we sold out (to a bank). We’re playing at the grand opening of the new Union Bank in La Jolla Village Square. Closet call time is 4:30 pm. If you live on campus you can take the 201 bus and get off at the Ralphs stop. Otherwise meet at the loading dock at 5:00 pm if you want to get a ride. We will start warming up at 5:30 pm, so make sure you’re there on time!

Friday, January 30th

  • Spirit night basketball games! This is one of the most attended sporting events of the school year, and it’s also one of our theme nights! Our traditional supa supa Hawaiian theme will continue this year! So dress up with grass skirts, leis, and whatever else seems Hawaiian and come out to the basketball games. This time call time will be a little earlier, 4:45 pm, for everyone to help decorate our area with a bunch of stuff!
  • Also, keep an eye out from Amy about our alumni meet and greet!

Saturday, January 31st

  • Alumni Beach Barbecue at La Jolla Shores. If you don’t get a chance to meet our fantastic alumni on Saturday night, come out and meet then at the beach barbecue. There will also be food and games! This event will begin at 1:00 pm. If you need rides, meet at Sun God Lawn by 12:30 pm
  • We also have a basketball double header! Closet call time is 5:00 pm for the women’s game and 7:00 pm for the men’s game. If you go to the beach, we will have rides back for you! Please come out and support our teams :D

That’s it for the events. If you guys have any questions or concerns, please contact an officer or your section leaders. Here is the link to the attendance survey:
Please make sure you fill it out, it really helps us a lot. I hope to see all of you guys this week! 

(626) 290-5515

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