TJ Band Patrons

             TJ Band's Helping Hands and Loving Hearts!

Updated May 16, 2018

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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.

 

 

 

Welcome to TJ Band

Band Patron Meetings

2017-2018

August

1st

Auditorium

September

11th

Chorus Room

October

16th

Chorus Room

November

20th

Chorus Room

January

Cancelled

Chorus Room

February

12th

Chorus Room

March

5th—NEW DATE

Cafeteria

April

9th

Chorus Room

May

14th

Chorus Room

June

4th

Auditorium

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We are excited for the 2017-2018 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.

Congratulations to the NEW 2018—2019 Band Patron Board Members:

 

President:  Stephanie Krueger

Vice-President:  Eileen Andreola

Secretary:  Cynthia Randolph

Treasurer:  Tracy Harris (Returning)

Upcoming Freshman Band Meeting

SAVE THE DATE:  The band patron meeting for 2018 / 2019 upcoming Freshman and new band members is scheduled for June 4th, check in starting at 6:30, meeting begins at 7:00 in the auditorium at TJHS.   Both parents and students are encouraged to attend.  Current band members are also welcome! 

Color Guard and Majorettes

Are you a student who is interested in becoming a Color Guard or Majorette in the T J Band ?  If so, come to the high school gymnasium on May 29th and June 1st for practice and try outs.

Band Managers Needed for 2018/2019

The band needs student managers for next school year.  If you would like to help out with the band equipment and would enjoy having fun with the band at football games and parades, consider volunteering as a band manager!  Managers get free admission to football games, Kennywood etc., get to enjoy band snacks, are eligible to go to Disney (though not for free), and DO NOT have to attend band camp.  If you are interested, please email the band patron board.   

Band Banquet

Save the Date:  The band banquet will take place on Friday, May 25, 2018 at Broughton Fire Hall and will be catered by Pasta Too.  Volunteers are needed to help with this event.  If you are able to volunteer, please click here to view the sign up.  If you have any questions, please contact Carolyn Ingimarson.

Band Camp

Mini band camp for next year’s Freshman will start on Tuesday, May 29th and run through Friday, June 1st.  At the end of the day, students are usually bussed from the middle school to the high school and will need picked up from the high school when camp concludes each day.  Full band camp for the 2018/2019 school year will be held at the present high school starting July 30th through August 10th.

Kennywood Fall Fantasy Parade

SAVE THE DATE:  The T J Band will be marching at Kennywood park on Tuesday, August 21st in the Fall Fantasy Parade.  The band will be offering discounted admission tickets to Kennywood for friends and family to attend.  The band student does NOT need a ticket.  More information on tickets coming soon.

Heinz Field (Steeler) Fundraiser

More volunteers are needed to work this fundraiser!  Training is required and should be completed prior to August 1st.  Please click here for additional information.  Many parents are sending their student to Disney at NO COST to them by working this fundraiser.  There are three big concerts at Heinz Field this summer and volunteers are needed to work these events.  Click here to sign up.  Email the chairperson, Anna McElhinny, if have any questions.

Attention Parents of Seniors

Transfer requests for any balances remaining in your student’s goal setting account  must be turned in to Tracy Harris, the band treasurer, by June 4, 2018.  Please visit the handouts and forms page to obtain a transfer form.  Funds that are not transferred go into the hardship account.

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.

Fundraising!!

Hoagie and pepperoni roll sales usually alternate.  A new hoagie sale begins April 30th and runs through May 21st with pick up scheduled for June 5th.  If you have any ideas for new fundraisers or are interested in chairing a committee, please contact Mary Grassi.   Additional information about band fundraisers is located on the fundraiser page

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Membership

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

Fundraisers

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

Hoagie Sale begins April 30th

Hoagie Sale orders due May 21st

Band Banquet May 25th

Memorial Day Performances May 28th

Mini Band Camp May 29 to June 1

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.