The JPII Cardinal Band
is a fun, vibrant organization that performs throughout the year with a goal of producing well-rounded students who are excellent musicians, students, and leaders.
Since its inception in 2005, the Cardinal Band has received consistent Division I “Sweepstakes” ratings in TPSMEA State Marching and Concert competition. The band performs two concerts each year in addition to a marching contest in the fall and a concert contest in the spring. The band program features a marching band, symphonic wind ensemble, jazz band, drumline, and pep band. The marching band performs at all of the home football games in the fall and the pep band performs at basketball games in the winter. The Cardinal Band is a regular class and meets 5th period on B Days. Cardinal Band students are members of the Football, Baseball, Basketball, Track, Swimming, Tennis, Softball, and Soccer teams. They are also involved in most of the clubs on campus such as Academic Decathlon, Robotics, NHS, and Speech & Debate.