TJ Band Patrons

             TJ Band's Helping Hands and Loving Hearts!

Updated July 14, 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

2018-2019

August

2nd

Auditorium

September

10th

Chorus Room

October

8th

Chorus Room

November

12th

Chorus Room

January

7th

Chorus Room

February

4th

Chorus Room

March

11th

Cafeteria

April

8th

Chorus Room

May

6th

Chorus Room

June

3rd

Auditorium

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We are excited for the 2018-2019 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.

NEXT BAND PATRON MEETING UPDATE

Please note that the next band patron meeting date has been changed to August 2nd due to National Night Out.

Summer Drumline Practice

Members of the drumline will practice over the summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 am until Noon at the high school.  Drumline members are expected to attend as many of these practices as possible.

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 Camp

Full band camp for the 2018/2019 school year will be held at the present high school starting July 30th through August 10th from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.  Letterman jackets are not required, but if you are interested, a LeWay representative will be at the high school for fittings and ordering on Wednesday, August 1st after band camp.  Picture Day will be on Wednesday, August 8th, starting at 5:00 pm.  Rain date is August 9th.  The band will march in the Pleasant Hills Community Day Parade on August 11th and in the Kennywood Fall Fantasy Parade on August 21st.

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.

Disney Trip NEWS

Plans are underway for the Disney trip in the spring of 2019.  The T J Band will spend time at Universal Studios for adjudications and a visit to the Kennedy Space Center is also being considered.

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.

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 chairperson is needed for pepperoni roll sales.  If you have any ideas for new fundraisers or are interested in chairing a committee, please contact Eileen Andreola.   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

Band Camp starts July 30th

Band Patron Meeting August 2nd—NEW DATE

Band Camp Ends August 10th

P H Community Day Parade August 11th

Kennywood Fall Fantasy Parade August 21st.

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.