Programs we support.


The Foothill High School Trojan Band is an organization of fine young musicians who represent Foothill at many sporting events, district events, and competitions throughout the year in both marching and concert settings.  This organization strives for superior musicianship and is always seeking to better themselves through hard work and leadership.

2016 - 2017 Band T-shirts are now available, click for order form


Field Season Competitions

* Centennial High School - Nov 5, 2016

* Stockdale High School - Nov 12, 2016



The Foothill Drumline is a group of fine musicians from the Trojan Band who specialize in percussion instruments.  These students are among the most dedicated and disciplined, and compete in additional events throughout the year in the PPAACC circuit.  They have won multiple superior awards both on the field and indoors.


The color guard at Foothill High School was formed in 1971 as a drill team. Since then, the drill team has developed into color guard, which now incorporates flags, rifles, sabers, and dance. Our color guard team competes locally against the many other high schools in Bakersfield.

There are two competition seasons, known as Field season / Marching band (1st semester of school) and Winter guard (2nd semester). During Field season, Foothill High School’s Color guard puts in about 13 hours of practice per week, performs during halftime at our varsity football games, and competes at four all-day Saturday competitions from October to November.

During Winter guard, the students continue to put in 13-15 hours of practice a week and have 5-6 competitions from March through May. Our Color guard is made up a diverse group of students who love to come together for the love of performing and representing our school with pride.

Currently the Color guard team is under the direction of Aurielle Morey who is a third generation Color guard coach here at Foothill High School.


If you like shows, you'll want to know what shows you’re going to be part of, how good is the program you’re entering, and what are the opportunities to be part of those shows.  The Foothill Drama program providing a great education in theatre and following the objectives of the district Common Core, our program breaks down like this:

Every October, Foothill Film & Theatre is the host of Peg Pauly Shakespeare Festival.  All schools in the district are invited to bring their best actors into friendly competition in a ratings contest as judged by professionals from colleges, film sets, television studios, and theatres from all over the Western Region.  The  Peg Pauly Shakespeare Festival is the 2015 PEAAK Award winner for Best Public Event and Arts Invitational.  Foothill Film & Theatre is Congressionally recognized by the office of Kevin McCarthy.  This year’s featured Shakespeare Ensemble will be Henry IV.

In December, The Holly Jolly Christmas Follies are a product of Foothill’s love of the song & dance, improvisation, and short stories.  In addition to the entertainment, the event has taken in hundreds of cans of food for needy families.   This year’s story is Forgetting Santa.

In February, Foothill’s Dinner Theatre is a cabaret, set around a romantic story, keeping the audience close to the action.  For more than fifteen years, this has been an audience favorite of gourmet food, and a front row seat for everyone.  This year’s play:  The Ghost & Mrs. Muir.

The Spring Action/Adventure Play has been a favorite for most of the past ten years, but with the addition of two promising young musical directors from Band and Choir, Foothill’s ambition is to perform West Side Story. 

Foothill Film & Theatre have been under the direction of Patrick Power for nearly twenty five years.  He has worked in film, television, and animation before becoming a dramatic arts director.  Some of his top students are performing in regional theatre, Las Vegas, MTV, Disneyland, cruise ships, and many associated areas of communication and tech.