News You Can Use for the Week of April 23

Rehearsal Schedule for the Week
Please check the schedule carefully.


UIL Concert & Sight-reading Contest
This year, the High School Band UIL Concert and Sight-reading Contest will be held during the last week of April. We will have three groups participating in this event at the Dobie High School Auditorium (10220 Blackhawk Blvd Houston, Texas 77089).

The performance schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, April 25 at 2:00 PM
NC 5th Period Concert Band (under the direction of Gene Cumpian)

Thursday, April 26 at 1:30 PM
SC 2nd Period Concert Band (under the direction of Paul Parkan)

Friday, April 27 at 3:00 PM
SC 1st Period Symphonic Band (under the direction of Gary Hebert)

The concert as well as the sight-reading are open to the public. We hope you are able to attend performances of one or more of our groups.


Help Needed for Concessions on April 24, 27, 28
Volunteers can sign up by clicking the SignUp link on the band’s homepage. Students can also sign up for slots.  Volunteers earn credit for each shift worked.  This is a good way to get a head start on fund raising for our next band trip.  If you have any questions, please contact Gracie at groyall@comcast.net


Band and Color Guard Fees Due
Please pay all band and color guard fees as soon as possible. In order to exempt end of the year finals, all fees must be paid by the deadline which is set for Friday, May 11. Seniors owing any fees will not be able to purchase prom tickets until all fees are cleared.
Students will be able to exempt both core and elective courses as well as the review sessions for each. All fees must be paid by Friday, May 11 in order to be eligible for an exemption.


Summer Band and Color Guard Calendar
Dates for summer band and color guard rehearsals, games, and contests are listed on the band website. We will update color guard camp information this week.

DPHS Color Guard Training and Auditions

The Deer Park High School Color Guard will be holding training sessions and auditions for the 2018-19 school year on the following dates and times. These sessions will be held in the Boys Gym at the North Campus located at 402 Ivy Avenue in Deer Park.
The Boys Gym is located behind the main school school building at the south end of the stadium.

Thursday, April 19 from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Friday, April 20 from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Monday, April 23 from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Tuesday, April 24 from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Wednesday, April 25 from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM

2018 Marching Contest Dates

Please add these dates to your calendar. All contests are required for all band and color guard students. Times will be announced once schedules have been received.

Saturday, October 6 – Galena Park Marching Festival @ Galena Park ISD Stadium

Saturday, October 13 – Pre-UIL Marching Festival @ Ray Maddry Stadium (Channelview)

Saturday, October 20 – UIL Marching Contest @ Ray Maddry Stadium (Channelview)

Saturday, October 27 – UIL Area Marching Contest @ Galena Park Stadium

2018 Varsity Football Schedule

2018 Varsity Football Schedule

8/31/2018 7:00 PM Port Arthur A- Port Arthur
9/7/2018 7:00 PM Clear Creek H- Abshier Stadium
9/14/2018 7:00 PM Katy Taylor H- Abshier Stadium
9/21/2018 OPEN
9/28/2018 7:00 PM Channelview* A- Maddry Stadium; Channelview
10/5/2018 7:00 PM La Porte* H- Abshier Stadium
10/12/2018 7:00 PM North Shore* A- Galena Park ISD Stadium
10/19/2018 7:00 PM C.E. King* A- CE King
10/26/2018 7:00 PM Sterling* H- Abshier Stadium (homecoming)
11/2/2018 7:00 PM West Brook* A- Beaumont
11/9/2018 7:00 PM Beaumont New * H- Abshier Stadium

Summer Band Rehearsal Dates for all Band and Color Guard Students

Summer Band Rehearsal Dates for all Band and Color Guard Students
Tuesday, May 29 – Friday, June 1
Music Camp at South Campus Band Hall – 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Monday, July 16 – Friday, July 20
Percussion Camp at SC Band Hall 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Monday, July 23 – Wednesday, July 25
Summer Band Mini-camp at South Campus Band Hall – 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Monday, July 30 – Friday, August 3
Summer Band Camp at the South Campus Band Hall – 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM (lunch is 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM)

Monday, August 6 – Friday, August 10
Summer Band Camp at the South Campus Band Hall – 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM (lunch is 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM)

Monday, August 13 – Friday, August 17
Summer Band – Adjusted Hours due to Teacher In-service – 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Regular Rehearsal Times during 1st Semester (football season)
Monday – Thursday from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM at the South Campus Band Hall