TJ Band Patrons

             TJ Band's Helping Hands and Loving Hearts!

Text Box: 2016 / 2017 TJ Jaguar Marching Band
Photo courtesy of  Ken Eber

Updated March 20, 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.

 

 

 

Welcome to TJ Band

Band Patron Meetings

2016-2017

August

2nd

Auditorium

September

13th

Chorus Room

October

3rd

Chorus Room

November

7th

Chorus Room

January

9th

Chorus Room

February

22nd

Cafeteria

March

13th

Chorus Room

April

11th

Chorus Room

May

8th

Chorus Room

June

TBA

Auditorium

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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.

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Many thanks to all who donated items and volunteered their time to make this year’s spaghetti dinner fundraiser the most profitable ever!  Thank you all.

Disney Trip

The T J Band travels to Walt Disney World, Florida, March 27/28th to April 2nd.  All student’s need to bring their luggage to the high school to be packed on the trailer on Sunday, March 26th between 10:00 am and Noon.  Students will NOT be checking any luggage at the airport.

Trip Itinerary:

MONDAY, MARCH 27: 3:00 pm Call Time for Groups 1 & 2—depart for airport, at 6:10 pm Groups 1 & 2 depart from Pittsburgh airport and arrive in Orlando at 10:10 pm
TUESDAY, MARCH 28: 2:30 am Call Time for Group 3—depart for airport, leave Pittsburgh airport at 5:30 am and arrive in Orlando at 7:45 am. Transfer to HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS/ ANIMAL KINGDOM at 8:15 am 
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29:  UNIVERSAL STUDIOS—Blue Man Group Show 8:00 pm
THURSDAY, MARCH 30:  MAGIC KINGDOM—Jazz Band Workshop
FRIDAY, MARCH 31:  EPCOT—Color Guard/Majorette/Concert Band Workshops

SATURDAY, APRIL 1:  MAGIC KINGDOM
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2:30 MARCHING BAND PERFORMANCE PARADE**
SUNDAY, APRIL 2:  GROUP 1 Departs from Orlando Airport at 9:35 am and arrives in Pittsburgh at 11:50 am; GROUP 2 Departs from Orlando Airport at 11:55 am and arrives in Pittsburgh at 2:10 pm; GROUP 3 Departs from Orlando on 1:55 pm flight and arrives in Pittsburgh at 4:10 pm

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

Rita’s Italian Ice Fundraiser

We are selling Rita’s discount cards again this spring from March 14th through April 4th.  Please see the fundraiser page to print an order form.  Your student’s GSA account will be credited $4 for each discount card you sell.

NEW Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser

If you dine out at Buffalo Wild Wings in West Mifflin, from December 18th until March 30th, be sure to print off and show your TJ Band Team Card and 10% of your check will be donated to TJ Band!  Visit the fundraiser page to print your Team Card or you may also show your card on your mobile phone!

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.

We are LIVE.

Follow us on Livestream and watch our events while they happen. You can also watch archived events. Click to view the Christmas Band Concert.

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

Rita’s Discount Card Sale March 14 to April 4

DISNEY luggage drop off:  Sunday, March 26th 10:00 am to Noon

DISNEY Trip March 27th to April 2nd

Scrip Orders Due April 7th

Band Patron meeting April 11th

Hoagie Sale:  April 17th to May 1st

Pepperoni Roll Sale:  May 4th to May 16th

Hoagie delivery, Tuesday May 9th

Pepperoni Roll delivery is May 25th

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.