TJ Band Patrons

             TJ Band's Helping Hands and Loving Hearts!

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Updated April 19, 2017

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TJ Band Patrons Membership

The membership fee is $5 person until Nov. 1; after that date the fee increases to $10/person. The membership form and check payable to TJ Band Patrons may be dropped off in the band room in the bin marked Membership, or mailed to the Membership chairperson listed on the form.




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We are excited for the 2016-2017 School year!!

Here you will find a wealth of information regarding all aspects of TJ Band. Use the various links to navigate the website. Links and emails are available to communicate with board members and committee leaders. Check back often for updates. Please feel free to give us feedback as to what you would like to see here.

Keeping with our tradition!

Our band is well known throughout that area as being excellent. We have received positive feedback from many schools, organizations and our local Professional Teams. This success come as a result of our students and our families and their involvement and commitment to maintain our reputation. To help keep up this tradition, please consider stepping forward in any way for any position. We would like every family to participate in some way to support our kids. It is always a great time and a great way to make friends and support your kids. Any questions please let someone know and we will be happy to give you information. You are what makes our band so special!  Join the fun and help out.

Attention Seniors—Senior Spirit Awards

Each year, the Thomas Jefferson Band Patrons sponsor two (2) Senior Spirit Awards. Each award is worth $250. The award is based on the spirit of what being a member of the Thomas Jefferson High School Marching band has meant to the student. All graduating senior instrumentalist, majorettes, color guard and managers who have participated in the Thomas Jefferson High School Marching Band for their 4 years of high school (or who have participated since moving into the West Jefferson Hills School District) are eligible to apply. Letters and applications were mailed to the seniors homes on 3/24/17. Click here to view a copy of the mailing and to review the requirements. Applications are due April 21st to Mr. Kilcoyne in the TJ High School Guidance Counselor office.

Pepperoni Roll and Hoagie Sales will alternate. The next hoagie sale will be from April 17th to May 4th with delivery on Tuesday, May 9th.  The final pepperoni roll sale of this school year will run from May 4th thru the 16th with delivery Thursday, May 25th.  Proceeds are credited to each student’s goal setting account.  Order forms and additional information may be printed out from the fundraiser page

Band Banquet

The band banquet will be held on Friday, May 26th at the Georgetown Centre.  Band students attend the banquet at no charge, providing their assessment fee has been paid.  Seniors should have already received their questionnaire for the banquet program.  Additional information about the banquet will be coming soon.  Questions?  Email Sheri Micklo

Band Camp

Freshman (Mini) Band Camp (For this year’s 8th Graders) will be held Tuesday, May 30th to Friday, June 2nd.  Students will be bused to the high school from PHMS but will need picked up at the high school each day.  Band Camp for the 2017/2018 school year will be held from July 31st thru August 11th.  A chairperson is needed to coordinate band camp lunches each week.  Find more information on band camp by visiting the Band Camp page.  Tons of fun things have already been planned for this year’s camp:  Pirate Game—Monday, August 7th (See Pirate information below), Kennywood Fall Fantasy Parade—Friday, August 11th, Pleasant Hills Community Day Parade—Saturday, August 12th.

Pirate Game

T J Band will play the National Anthem at the Pittsburgh Pirate baseball game on Monday, August 7th.  Game time is 7:05 pm.  Discounted tickets for this game may be purchased from the band for $22.00 each and each ticket is loaded with $5 towards concessions.  Orders are due by Thursday, June 8, 2017.  The band patrons will provide tickets for all musicians, color guard, majorettes and band managers.  Click here to print an order form.

Band Festival

A chairperson is needed NOW for the 2017/2018 band festival.  If you are interested in chairing the festival alone or with a friend, please contact the Band Patron Officers.  Many of the committees already have chairs in place to help with the festival but a chair is needed to coordinate all of the activities and pull the event together.  The festival will be held on October 7, 2017.

Band Text Message Notifications

To subscribe to text messages from T J Band, text the word ‘Alert’ to 22300.  Students, parents, grandparents or any individual that your student relies on to get them to and from band events may sign up to receive notifications from T J Band.

Heinz Field (Steeler) Fundraiser Training

Please click here for additional information about this fundraiser.  A new chairperson is needed to run this lucrative fundraiser for the 2017/2018 school year.  Many parents are sending their student to Disney at NO COST to them by working this fundraiser.  Email Cynthia Randolph if you are interested or have any questions.

The Little Family.

Recently, Kairy Little’s young son Garrett was diagnosed with leukemia.  In an effort to assist her family as they cope with his illness, a meal sign up has been created.  If you are able to drop off a meal for her family, please click here to sign up.

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Please complete and submit your Membership Form by November 1st. This allows you to have voting privileges.


TJ Band has numerous fundraising opportunities throughout the year to benefit both student goal setting accounts, as well as the band in general. Some of the student goal setting account fundraisers are: Steeler games, hoagie or pepperoni roll sales, and Yankee Candle sales. Please make sure that all payments are by CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY made out to TJ Band Patrons. No cash will be accepted as payment for fundraisers.  General band fundraisers include the Fall Festival and Spaghetti Dinner. Please see the fundraiser page for information, order forms, etc.


Disclaimer: This website is the property of TJ Band Patrons, Inc. and does not represent the West Jefferson Hills School District, its board of directors, faculty, staff or students. Please read this disclaimer. The information on this site is only as accurate as submitted to the webmaster.


Upcoming Dates to Remember

Scrip Orders Due April 7th

Hoagie Sale:  April 17th to May 1st

Senior Spirit Award Applications Due April 21st

Band Patron Meeting May 1stNOTE DATE HAS CHANGED!

Pepperoni Roll Sale:  May 4th to May 16th

Hoagie delivery, Tuesday May 9th

Pepperoni Roll delivery is May 25th

Band Banquet May 26th

If you have information you would like to post on our website, please forward to the appropriate Band Patron Officer for approval.  For questions about our website, please email Sharyn Reagan.