Send band forms and checks to:

La Cueva HS Band Boosters
Attn: Jeanette Walther
8100 Wyoming Blvd NE
Suite M4, Box 429
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Last Update: September 17,2014

Events for Week of September 15th

  • Thursday, September 18th: Football Game, Community Stadium, 5:00pm report to LCHS
  • Friday, September 19th: Stadium Rehearsal, Milne Stadium, 3-5pm
  • Saturday, September 20th: Student-Run Car Wash

    All students are asked to participate. Proceeds go into the band officer account which is used to support student social functions including the end-of-year Band Banquet. Students should bring towels, buckets and sponges. We also need parent volunteers (about 3 per shift) to handle the money. Each ticket is a $5.00 donation and your student should have received 10 tickets from the band officers. Come get your cars washed!

  • Other Important September Dates!

  • Friday, September 26th: Sales form and all money due for Octopus Car Wash Ticket Fundraiser, see details below
  • Saturday, September 27th: All day rehearsal, LCHS, time TBD
  • Tuesday, September 30th: Signed BOA Trip Intent form and $100 in student account due, see below

  • Fundraising Opportunity for Student Account!

    Octopus Car Wash Ticket Sales

    Band students are encouraged to take advantage of a great fund raising opportunity! Students can pre-sell Octopus Car Wash Fundraiser tickets to family, neighbors and friends for $16.00 per ticket. For each ticket sold, the student will keep $8.00 of the selling price for his/ her student account. You will collect the money for the tickets at the time of sale. The tickets will expire on February 15, 2015.

    The student needs to turn in their Car Wash Ticket Sales Form and money collected no later than Friday, September 26, 2014 to Carmen Kavelman 505-238-2836. Please make checks out to LCBB (La Cueva Band Boosters). The tickets sold will be delivered by October 20, 2014.

    Important Bands of America Trip Forms Due!

    The La Cueva Marching Band will be traveling to St. George, Utah for the October 31st Red Rocks Competition and the November 1st Bands of America Regional. Students will need $325 in their student account before boarding the buses for the trip. Every student must have a signed letter of intent on file by September 30th and a $100 non-refundable deposit in the student account by September 30th if the student is planning to participate. Students will be given forms immediately following the stadium rehearsal on September 5th. If you do not get a form, download and print the needed 2014 BOA Trip Forms. Instructions on returning the form and the $100 deposit for the student account are included. Please direct questions to Vicki Porter at 821-7813 or

    The Boosters will be providing two fund-raising opportunities for students in time for the trip. Details will be posted and emailed soon.

    Life of an Athlete

    All students and chaperones must take the online course “Life of an Athlete. Once completed please print and turn in the Life of an Athlete Certificates.

    Student Accounts Updated 6/27/2014

    Click on "Student Accounts" tab on lower right of this page.


    Questions about Posted Announcements:

    If you have a question regarding a posted announcement, please contact the person listed or the responsible committee chairperson (see the Committee Contacts list at the top of this page) directly rather than emailing this website.


    APS Volunteer Registration Process

    All volunteers with the La Cueva band having contact with students must be approved through APS based on background checks. See the Forms page for instructions on how to become an approved volunteer.


    Not receiving band email blasts?

    We have now added all email addresses for the 2014-15 school year. If you are not getting the band emails, your internet provider may be blocking them. Please try these first to make sure they are not being blocked:
    1. Check spam, if you see the email from Bearband, please add as "safe sender" or add as a contact.
    2. Add contact "ListAdmin@LCHS Big Bad Bear Band" with the email address of
    3. Provide another email address
    4. Call your provider and ask to have us "White Listed".

    Craft Fair Vendors and Vendor Applicants:

    Accepted Vendors for December, 2014 LCBB Craft Show For forms, information, and contacts, please go to the "Craft Show" page using the menu on the left side of this page.


    All rehearsals are 3pm - 5pm.

    Friday, September 19th, Milne
    Friday, October 3rd, Wilson
    Friday, October 10th, Wilson
    Thursday, October 23rd, Wilson
    Thursday, October 30th, Wilson


    Pageant of Bands (Wilson Stadium) Saturday, 10/11/14
    Zia Marching Fiesta (UNM Stadium) Saturday, 10/18/14
    Valencia Classic (Los Lunas) Saturday, 10/25/14
    Red Rocks and Bands of America Regional (St. George, Utah) Thurs.-Sun, 10/30/14 - 11/2/14

    2014 Football Games

    Th. 9/18 7pm (5:00pm rpt.): @ Cibola - Community
    Th. 9/25 7pm (5:15pm rpt.): @ Valley - Milne
    Th. 10/2 7pm (5:15pm rpt.): v. Del Norte - Wilson
    Th. 10/9 7pm (5:15pm rpt.): v. Eldorado - Wilson
    Fr. 10/24 7pm (5:15pm rpt.): @ Sandia - Wilson
    Fr. 11/7 7pm (5:15pm rpt.): @ Manzano - Wilson

    Student Accounts
    ACCOUNTS 0000 - 9999

    (Account is last 4 digits of student ID#)

    Updated 6/27/2014

    Contact Treasurer Jeanette Walther if you have questions.

    2014 Pageant of Bands Forms

    Pageant of Bands Ad Sales

    If you have questions and/or would like a sample PoB program, contact:

    Anne Zupfer, 417-5895

    Drum Line

    Download the 2012 Percussion Audition Packet

    Practices: TBD