Marching Band and Color Guard
The Poly Marching Band and Color Guard is the heart and pride of Francis Polytechnic High School. Spanning over 50+ years of honor and tradition, many of its thousands of alumni proudly calls this music program their home and the place that had given them valuable life lessons and connections. Its members practice nearly everyday after school and have dedicated their time in cheering on the football, basketball and volleyball teams as well as preparing field shows for half time and competitions. Its members comprise of both advanced and beginning musicians and dancers.
Why join band and color guard?
"This is an organization that welcomes anybody of little to no experience in music, marching, or dancing so that everyone can take part in belonging to something with purpose and our purpose is to provide joy and encourage pride in our amazing school, so long as they are willing to put in the work, dedication, and commitment. We are a group that is dedicated to our craft and music plays an important role in our students lives because it is a place where they feel valued and that they know they belong. Our program will always be their home and our mission will always be to nurture each student holistically." - Ms Lui, Band Director
2019 Competition Results
Despite losing nearly a month of practices because of the multiple fires for this season, our 2A division Poly Band and Guard pushed through with their dedication and commitment to their program and gave strong performances that represented Poly with pride.
- Sierra Vista Band Field Tournament on October 26, 2019 @ Sierra Vista High School - 3rd Place
- "Keepin' the Music Alive" Field Tournament on November 9, 2019 @ Oxnard High School - 3rd Place
- Los Angeles Unified School District Band and Drill Field Competition on November 23, 2019 @ East Los Angeles Community College - 4th Place