News You Can Use for the Week of March 25

Spring Band Booster Dinner/Fundraiser
We will have our Band Booster Dinner/fundraiser on Thursday, March 28 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM in the South Campus Cafeteria. More details will be available as we approach the event date.

We are currently asking each section of the band and color guard to provide items for raffle baskets for the evening. Themes for each section are as follows:

  • Flute: Car Wash
    Theme Ideas: soap, sponges, towels, wax, car wash gift card, car scents, tire cleaner, bucket, etc.
  • Clarinet: Movies
    Theme Ideas: popcorn, gift cards, candy, DVDs, movie poster, sodas, popcorn tin, etc.
  • Saxophones, Low Reeds: Camping
    Theme Ideas: ingredients for s’mores, flashlight, bug spray, ice chest, Academy gift cards, etc.
  • Trumpets: Games
    Theme Ideas: board games, card games, gift cards, dice, dominoes, poker, etc.
  • Horn, Trombone: Coffee & Chocolate
    Theme Ideas: bags of coffee, k-cups, filters, sugar, sweet-n-low, creamer, mug, different kinds of chocolate, gift cards, etc.
  • Baritones, Tubas: Sports
    Theme Ideas: Astros, Rockets, and Texans gear, different balls, hats, frisbee, etc.
  • Percussion: Fast Food
    Theme Ideas: gift cards to Taco Bell, Sonic, Whataburger, McDonald’s, etc.
  • Color Guard: Pampering
    Theme Ideas: Bath and Body Works, nail supplies, hair accessories, gift card for massage, candles, etc.

Concession Help Needed
We currently have slots available in concessions for our Varsity and Junior Varsity soccer games in Abshier Stadium. If you are available to help, please click the SignUp link on the right side of the DPHS Band webpage to volunteer –
Please contact Gracie at if you have any questions.

Band and Color Guard Fees
Band fees will be updated in Charms and Skyward this week. Please get all fees paid as soon as possible. Fees may be paid using My School Bucks or by sending cash or check to the South Campus Band Hall. Seniors with outstanding fees will not be able to purchase prom tickets until all fees are clear. Students will not be able to exempt end of year exams unless all fees have been cleared by the early May deadline.

Summer Band Dates for 2019-2020

Summer Music Camp (band, percussion, color guard)
Tuesday, May 28 – Friday, May 31
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
South Campus Band Hall

Summer Band Music Camp (band, percussion, possible color guard)
Monday, July 22 – Wednesday, July 24
7:30 AM – 11:30 AM
South Campus Band Hall

Summer Band Camp for Band and Color Guard
Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Monday, August 12 – Friday, August 16
7:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Tentative Guard and Percussion Camps
Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Regular Rehearsal Schedule During Marching Season
Monday – Thursday
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
football game