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The JET Marching Band and Color Guard presents the 2017 March-a-thon:  A fund-raising event benefitting the James E. Taylor High School Band (a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization).

  • When: Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 8am - 2pm

  • Where: The elementary school neighborhoods zoned to James E. Taylor High School. Click here for the March-a-thon map.

  • Students: We will have separate prizes for the student with the highest value of sales and the student with the most pledges.

    You can ask neighbors, friends, relatives, or anyone else who might want to sponsor our event. You can also raise money by selling mini-concerts or finding corporate sponsors.

    Click here for the pledge form.

  • Alumni: Join the alumni party for March-A-Thon! Contact Erika Meneghetti at for more information.

  • Sponsorship: For those wishing to donate to the JET Band, we offer individual and corporate sponsorships. See the Sponsorship section below for more info.

  • Mini-concerts: Individuals or families can request a two song mini-concert for $200 at a house along the route or $150 at the elementary school stop. See the list of songs in the next section below. The list of community stops are:

    1. Nottingham Country Elementary
    2. Randall's Parking Lot - N. Fry and Britannia
    3. Wolfe Elementary
    4. Epiphany Catholic Church - Northside back parking lot on Norwalk
    5. Memorial Parkway Elementary
    6. Exley Elementary
    7. Hayes Elementary
    8. Pattison Elementary

    The options for purchasing a mini-concert (or just making a simple donation) are listed below. Regardless of the option chosen, please (1) download and fill out the mini-concert section on page 2 of the Individual Sponsor form; (2) submit the form to Marion Harris or scan and email to

    (a) To purchase a mini-concert by paypal, use the link below (use the drop down box to select the type of concert):
    (b) To purchase a mini-concert by cash or check, download and fill out the mini-concert section on page 2 and turn into Marion Harris (

    (c) Individual donations can be made using the link below; there is no minimum required; all amounts are welcome!

  • Songs: For those sponsoring a mini-concert, you may select two of the following songs.

    25 or 6 to 4

    Happy Birthday

    Party in the USA

    Apache *new for 2017*

    Louie Louie

    Sweet Caroline

    All of the Lights*new for 2017*

    Seven Nation Army

    The Bare Necessities*new for 2017*

    Irresistible*new for 2017*

    24K Magic*new for 2017*

    Bad Romance*new for 2017*

    Bad to the Bone*new for 2017*

    Bohemian Rhapsody*new for 2017*

    Hooked on a Feeling*new for 2017*

    Hey Baby

    Land of 1000 Dances*new for 2017*

  • Volunteers: We need volunteers to help with all aspects of this year's March-a-Thon, including: placing yard signs along the parade route (and picking them up afterward), walking with the band as a chaperone, setting up and serving at the water stops, serving lunch to the kids, and Team Febreze. If you would like to help, please contact:

    You can also sign up at the following link: SignUpGenius

  • Contact: If you have questions, please contact Marion Harris at


Individual: Parents, grandparents, or any individual JET Band supporters can purchase one of four packages, and the student selling it will be credited with the fundraising. Options include buying a mini-concert, a new Spirit Package, and the Proud Parent Sponsor.
  • Individual Sponsorship: Please click here for more information on individual sponsorship levels, the donation form, and mini-concert request form. .

Corporate: This year we are asking for your help to find corporate sponsors. If you have contacts in the community, please pass along the information and feel free to contact Marion Harris at with any questions. Each student who brings a corporate sponsor donation of $250.00 or more will be entered into a special prize drawing.
  • Corporate Sponsorship: Please click here for more information on corporate sponsorship levels and the corporate donation form.