TJ Band Patrons

             TJ Band's Helping Hands and Loving Hearts!

Text Box: 2013-2014 TJ Jaguars Marching Band
Photo courtesy of  Ken Eber

Updated April 16, 2014

If you would like something posted to this website, contact the Band Patron Officers.  If you have questions or comments about the website, or are experiencing technical difficulties, please contact the webmaster.


Yearly Reminders

Band Assessment Fee

The band assessment fee for 2013-2014 school year is $50 if paid by November 1. The assessment fee may be paid via check payable to TJ Band Patrons or with available funds in your child’s goal setting account.  Payments may be dropped off in band room in the bin marked Assessment, or email Dianne Rowan or  Jason to use goal setting funds. 


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.


Yearly Checklist

Need help remembering what needs to be taken care of at the beginning of the season? See the Band Parent Yearly Checklist on the TJBP Handouts/Forms page.



Welcome to TJ Band

Band Patron Meetings


Feb 10th*****

Monday 7 pm

Chorus Room

March 3rd

Monday 7 pm

Chorus Room

April 14th

Monday 7 pm

Chorus Room

May 12th

Monday 7 pm

Chorus Room

June 2nd

Monday 7 pm


Click here  to view on Google Calendar





We are excited for the 2013 -  2014 School year!!

Here you will find a wealth of information regarding all aspects of TJ Bands. 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. Dates are available on Google Calendar For more information go to the calendar page.

Pampered Chef Fundraiser:


                             This fundraiser will start on April 1st and Alicia Salmon will

                              be at the 1st and 8th period band classes Monday to explain

                              how this fundraiser will work. This could be a great way for

                              your band member to raise money for next years trip.

                              Everyone loves Pampered Chef Products. Orders can be

                              made online and orders can be from out of the area and

                               items can be shipped directly. Additional forms will be

                               available on the fundraiser page. Our consultant will be Lori Bennett. It will be possible for band members to set up facebook event pages to help with their sales. Questions should go to Alicia Salmon and product questions should go to Lori Bennett. She will be unavailable for part of the sale but will communicate when she can. Band members who sell more then $350 will receive a Itunes Gift Card!!

Information about shipping is available on the fundraising page.

Spaghetti Dinner: 


          THANK YOU

                  THANK YOU

Thank you all for your help in so many ways for making this event

such a great success. We really appreciate all the help, donations

etc. Stay tuned to find out how successful it was.

Pirate Game:      TJ Marching Band will be playing the National Anthem to open

                           The game  on May 11th, Mother’s Day. Final Payment will be

                           due April 1st. You will need to pay your balance to pick up

                           your tickets. There may be additional tickets near our seats

                            if you are interested contact Mark Niskach at 412-325-4493.

                           Tickets will still be $17.00.

Band Banquet  The Band Banquet will be May 30th 2014. It is always a wonderful evening to celebrate our band members. This year it will be at Salvatore’s on Curry Road. Volunteers will be needed to make this a great success. Please read this letter to get all the details.  Band Banquet

Needs for This Year:

· We need one more person to help with the Spirit Award preferably a freshman or

      sophomore parent.

· Fundraisers. Anyone with ideas for fundraisers benefiting individual students or

     “Trip Fund” to reduce the overall cost of next years trip please step forward.

     Costs continue to rise so we are open to ideas to reduce costs and help students

     participate in this awesome opportunity!!!

Needs for Next Year:

 *  We will need someone to head up the planning for the Fall Festival of Bands

     October 4th. We need to get started so please consider stepping forward.

· T-shirts: We  need a person to chair this, orders usually go out in the spring. Mr.

     Mirabella decides on the design.

Videos and Pictures:

We are working on the band video for this school year so we will be looking for videos and pictures to supplement what we have. Follow the link below to our google drive and it will allow you to up load pictures. Or you may email Alicia Salmon and we will collect them to give them to the editor.

Steelers Information

Upcoming Training: October 10th at Heinz Field 6:00pm. For more information contact Jean Crane.  If you are interested in working the Steeler Games please check out this information and sign up.


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

Welcoming Committee would like to hear from you!

Incoming band members, community members and others in the district who are not current students. If you would like to be kept up to date please sign up for email updates  Sign Up  here. Please pass this information along to those who would be interested. 


TJ Band has numerous fundraising opportunities throughout the year to benefit both student goal setting accounts, as well as the band in general.  In addition to many short-term fundraisers, ongoing fundraisers such as GFS FunFunds, ink cartridge & cell phone recycling, SCRIP, and TJ Band uniform pillows are available. 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

Pampered Chef Fundraiser April 1st—April 22nd.

Seniors need to return their bios for the Band Banquet

Scrip Sales due  May 2nd due in the band room

Jazz Band Concert May 20th 7:00 pm

Concert Band Concert May 22nd 7:00 pm

Band Banquet May 30th at Salvatore’s

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 . Alicia Salmon