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Practice every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday after school form 4:05 - 4:45 pm in the band room. 
Mr. Geno Duran, Drumline Instructor

Please contact Mr. Smith if you have any questions.

Roncalli End of Year Concert

posted May 25, 2017, 1:45 PM by Bennett Smith   [ updated May 25, 2017, 1:47 PM ]

Concert Band, Beginning Band, Choir, Orchestra, Drumline and Flag Team
RSA Auditorium Thursday, June 1, 2017  5:30PM

Students may come to school dressed in their concert clothes. Concert Black uniform for musicians.  Flag team uniform for flags.

Students are allowed to stay at school until the performance starts at 5:30

Students need to be in the band room by 5:00 PM

Jazz Band Music Program Fundraiser Concert
Friday, June 2, 2017 during the school day
Concert uniform
Admission $2.00

8th grade Continuum  June 6, 2017   5:30 PM
South High School Auditorium
Marching Band Uniform
Only drumline members will perform.

Thank You,
Mr. Smith

Student Sports Physicals

posted May 24, 2017, 8:43 AM by Bennett Smith

Please see attachment for more information on dates and times for Free Student Sports Physicals.

Roncalli Band Information

posted May 4, 2017, 1:45 PM by Bennett Smith

Jazz band performance Friday, May 5th Florence High School
Bus leaves Roncalli at 9:00AM  Band performs at 11:20 AM
Bus returns to Roncalli at 12:30 PM

Apple Blossom Parade Saturday,  May 6th, Canon City, CO
Bus Leaves Roncalli at 10:30 PM Band performs at 1:45 PM
Bus returns to Roncalli at 5:00PM

Students will wear their all black uniform for both performances. Information sheets and permission slips have been handed out and need to be returned to Mr. Smith by May 4th.

Please call the main office (719) 549-7450 or Mr. Smith (719) 406-2350
if you have any questions.  

SAC Meeting

posted Apr 26, 2017, 8:14 AM by Bennett Smith   [ updated Apr 26, 2017, 8:15 AM ]

The SAC (School Accountability Committee) Meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Roncalli Media Center.

Marching Band Early Practice Spring 2017

posted Mar 30, 2017, 12:50 PM by Bennett Smith

The Marching Band will begin practice before school starting Tuesday, April 4th at 7:10 AM.  The practices will be every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday every week in April, and Tuesday Wednesday Thursday the first week in May.  The practices are preparation for the Apple Blossom Parade in Canon City Saturday, May 6th.  Practices will not be cancelled due to weather.  In case of bad weather the practice will be held in the Roncalli Gym.  Students should be dropped off in the back of school and enter in the doors near the band room.  Most mornings can be chilly so prepare and dress for the weather.  Attendance for these early practices is crucial to the success of the band.  Please be consistent and make all practices. 

The uniform for the parade in Canon is the same as the concert dress uniform (all black).  Black long sleeve button down dress shirt with collar.  Solid black dress pants, solid black socks and solid black casual/tennis shoes. White ties will be provided.  Flag team uniform is yet to be determined but usually consists of black pants a flag team t-shirt and black tennis shoes.  With your support we can all help make the RSA marching band the best it can be this spring!!

 RSA main office: (719) 549-7450                                        Mr. Smith (719) 406-2350

Music Students/Parents: Important Dates

posted Mar 7, 2017, 8:05 AM by Bennett Smith

Music Concert

When: Tuesday, March 14, 6:00 PM 

Where: Roncalli Auditorium

Who: Choir, Orchestra, Beginning Band, Concert Band,

RSA performer's call time 5:30 PM

South Quadrant String Festival

When: Thursday, Mach 16, 7:00 PM   

Where: South High School Auditorium

Who: Orchestra students only

RSA performer's call time 6:30 PM at South


South Quadrant Band Festival

When: Thursday, March 30, 7:00 PM 

Where: South High School Auditorium

Who: Concert Band and Beginning Band

RSA performer's call time 6:30 PM


 **Dress for all concerts is the traditional all black with white tie

Athletics Information

posted Mar 1, 2017, 8:50 AM by Bennett Smith

1) We are currently clearing for Boy's and Girl's Track. Packets and Green Cards can be picked up in the front office. Students must have a current physical and all other paperwork on file before beginning official practice on Monday, March 27th

2) For the first time in years, Roncalli will be having a coed 6th through 8th grade soccer team. Soccer is run through the Pueblo Rangers and registration takes place online. Fliers are available in the front office for students to take home for more information. Practice will begin shortly and the first game will be on April 1st

3) Athletic uniforms must be turned in to Ms. Manes as soon as possible in order to avoid paying fines. If you still have any uniform pieces, please get these turned into to Ms. Manes or your coach. 

Music Students/Parents: Important Dates

posted Jan 14, 2017, 12:17 PM by Bennett Smith

D60 Education Foundation Jazz Festival: Wednesday, 1/18/2017, 6:30 PM 

East High School.  Call time for Roncalli Jazz Band 6:00 PM  $5 admission, children 5 or younger and jazz musicians are free

All City Band Evening Rehearsals: Roncalli All City members only 1/24/2017 and 1/30/2017  7:00PM Heaton Middle School

All City Rehearsal (All Day): 1/31/2017  8:00 AM East High School

All City Concert: 1/31/2017  East High School  Time TBA

8th Grade Parents/Students

posted Jan 10, 2017, 8:20 AM by Bennett Smith   [ updated Jan 10, 2017, 8:21 AM ]

A group of our 8th graders will represent thousands of others across the country on January 31, 2017! Known as The Nation’s Report Card, NAEP is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what students in the United States know and can do. Learn more at If you child has been selected, a parent letter will be sent home soon. 

Parade of Lights 2016 Information

posted Nov 19, 2016, 11:21 AM by Bennett Smith   [ updated Nov 19, 2016, 11:37 AM ]


To: Parents/Guardians, Marching Band, Drumline, Flags and Choir, Student Government. 

What: Parade of Lights Parade information.

When: The Parade is November 26th   Call time 4:30 PM Parade begins at 5:30 PM 

Where:  Roncalli will line up on the corner of Colorado and Route. Roncalli is #16 in the parade. 

Drop Off/Parade Line Up

Students should be dropped off within walking distance of the line-up station. Students can be dropped off on Quincy or Broadway. Vehicles will not be allowed into the parade line-up area to drop-off participants.  

Parents please make arrangements to pick-up students following the parade. 

Parade will end on 6th Street between the Pueblo Bank & Trust parking lots and  Court & Grand on 6th Street.


Marching Band/Drumline: Roncalli black polo, solid black pants, solid black socks and solid black tennis/casual shoes.

Drummers can decorate their drums with bows, garland, battery pack lights, and glow sticks.  Lights can be purchased for the drums at the dollar store or Wal-mart. 

Flags will wear black pants, black polo, black shoes

Choir will wear black pants, black polo

All students participating can accessorize themselves with glow sticks and lights. 

Student Gov. will walk the parade with members of the PCS School board. Choir members will ride on the float and sing holiday songs.

Marching band will march in front of the float. 

Santa hats for all participating Roncalli students will be distributed at the parade station on Colorado.

Dress according to the weather!! Be prepared to wear clothing items that will keep you warm.  Coats/jackets, thermals, long sleeves, earmuffs, scarfs, gloves.  If you need to wear gloves check to see if you can play in them. You may need to find a light pair that you can cut the finger tips in order to play your instrument.   

There will not be marching band or drumline practices over break.

Check the school website for updates. 

Please use the following number for questions and contact info if needed that night.

Robert Smith (719) 406-2350

See below for a pdf version (for printing)

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