TJ Band Patrons

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Text Box: 2014-2015 TJ Jaguars Marching Band
Photo courtesy of  Ken Eber

Updated January 26, 2015

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 2014-2015 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 Heather Maurer 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


August 4th

Monday 7:00pm


Sept 9th

Tuesday 7:00 pm

Chorus Room

Oct 7th

Tuesday 7:00 pm

Chorus Room

Nov 3rd

Monday 7:00 pm

Chorus Room

Jan 5th

Monday 7:00 pm

Chorus Room

Feb 3rd

Tuesday 7:00 pm

Chorus Room

March 2nd

Monday 7:00 pm

Chorus Room

April 7th

Tuesday 7:00 pm

Chorus Room

May 4th

Tuesday 7:00 pm

Chorus Room

Click here  to view on Google Calendar





We are excited for the 2014-2015 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.

Pirate Game

TJ Marching Band will play at the May 23rd 4:05 game against the New York Yankees. We need to sell 380 tickets. They will be $22.00 and will include a Pirate Cap. Our seats will be in sections 329,330, and 331. Please complete the FORM and return it to the band room by Feb 6th.

Spaghetti Dinner Planning

There will be a planning meeting at Panera January 28th at 7:00 pm. Come out and see how you can help make this a great event. The dinner will be Saturday March 14th 4-7 pm and Tickets will be $8.00. Any questions please contact Laurie Large

More details to come.

Getting Ready for Disney    NEW DETAILS

We are still working on the itinerary but we do have the flight info. 

There are 2 groups.

Group 1 depart airport 5:40 a.m. on Southwest flight 847 to Orlando

Group 2 departs airport 6:00 a.m. on Southwest flight 710 to Atlanta

Group 1 arrives in Orlando at 8:05

Group 2 departs Atlanta on Southwest  flight 2344  at 8:25 a.m. and

arrives in Orlando at 9:55 a.m.

We  do not know which students are in each group.

As of right now the band is scheduled to march at the Magic Kingdom

on Wednesday April 15 @ 2:30. This is a tentative day and time and is

subject to change.

Please be prepared to pay the final payment including the February

payment by February 20th.  We are still going with the trip being $1600.00.


It is VERY IMPORTANT to have the trip paid in full by  February 20th as we need to have all money to the travel agent by March 1st. **  NO EXCEPTIONS**

You will soon be receiving an order form if you would like to purchase park tickets

Buffalo Wild Wings

We now have an account with the restaurant. So mention the band and 10 % will go into our account.

Scrips Sale: The company is making some changes to how they are doing things. We have posted a list of the retailers with denominations on the fundraiser page. You can review the site and also see denominations on individual retailers links. Any questions please contact Sean Plasynski at 412-650-6153

Needs for This Year:

· 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!!!


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.  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

Scrip Orders due Feb 6thh in the band room

Band Patron Meeting Tuesday  February 3rd 7:00 pm

Hoagie sale Jan 14th—Feb 2nd, Delivery Feb 11th 4—6 pm

Spaghetti Dinner Planning Meeting Jan 278th at 7:00pm

Spaghetti Dinner Saturday March 14th from 4—7:00 pm. Tickets will be $8.00, Take Out Available

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