Away Game at Palm Beach Gardens High School

This Friday, September 22nd is our away game at Palm Beach Gardens High School.  We are in need of several chaperones for this game. If you are able to chaperone and are an approved volunteer, please sign up for this event on Charms. Even if you can not volunteer, we hope that you can come and watch this talented group of musicians and color guard. They are working very hard and it is awesome to watch the progress that is made each week.

Students need to report to the band room by 4:30 pm.  If you choose not to leave campus, you need to bring food and drinks to school with you. You will need to wear your band shirt and have your baseball hat, tall black socks, Dwyer nylon back pack and band shoes.

Finally, we need 1 more hoodie order so that we can place the order.  If you are interested in getting a hoodie please let us know as soon as possible.

All Band Events Are Cancelled Through Monday, September18th

We hope that all of our band families are safe and sound after Hurricane Irma. All band events are currently cancelled until Monday, September 18th.  As soon as we get back to school we will update you on the status of cancelled events and let you know when the Cheese Cake Fundraiser will start. We look forward to seeing you next week and keep practicing your music!

Game Reminders for Friday Night 9/1

A few reminders about the game this Friday night 9/1
There are still volunteer positions available, so please log into charms and sign up.  We need your help!This band cannot function without the support of the volunteers.
Students need to be prepared on Friday.  Arrival time is 5 PM SHARP in the band room.  If you do leave campus, make sure you are well fed, hydrated and back by 5 PM.  If you choose not to leave campus, you need to bring food and drinks to school with you as it is a long night and you need to be hydrated and fed as well.  THERE IS NO EATING IN THE STANDS DURING THE GAME.  CUPPED WATER WILL BE PROVIDED.
You will need to have your baseball hat, tall black socks, Dwyer nylon back pack and band shoes.  Everyone is in uniform, therefore, the nylon back pack is the only one you can use.  It is a good idea to keep those items in your locker so that they are available for all games.  If you did not receive ordered supplies, or you are missing any of these items, please see the Band Booster Parents Thursday night before you leave practice.  There are no items available to loan.  If you are not prepared, you may not be able to participate.  No one can take their uniform home.  They will be laundered by band parent volunteers.
Parents, families and friends are invited to come and watch this talented group of musicians and color guard.  They are hardworking and dedicated and deserve our support.  It is awesome to watch the progress that is made each game as we get closer to competitions.

Berry Fresh Cafe “Give Back” Fund Raiser

Berry Fresh Cafe is hosting a Fundraiser for Dwyer Band. They will donate 20% of sales to Dwyer Band for anyone who presents the Berry Fresh Cafe Flyer or tells them at the counter they are with the Dwyer Band. This was a very successful fundraiser the last time we did it. So please tell as many people as possible: friends, family, coworkers, and strangers on the street, etc.  Berry Fresh Cafe Address: 3755 Military Trail, Jupiter.

Band Practice – Tuesday, September 12th will end at 6 pm

Open house is Tuesday, September 12th.  Marching band rehearsal will be from 3:15 – 6:00 pm on this day.

Band Updates & Information

Coupon books have been given to the students.  It is in everyone’s best interest to SELL, SELL, SELL.
Ten dollars from each sale goes into your band account and can be applied to many of the fees associated with participating in marching band.
Forms (notarized if necessary) and money need to be turned in ASAP.  They are past due and need to be completed.
Football Ads need to be collected and turned in this week.  Again, this is a great way to earn money for your account to help with those band fees. 50 percent of the ad cost goes into your account.
FSU trip information will follow as the details are worked out.  As of now, kickoff time that Saturday morning will determine the number of nights needed in a hotel.  An early kickoff time will require a 2 night stay because of the length of the travel time.  An afternoon kickoff will involve overnight travel and a single night in the hotel lowering the cost of the trip. Space is limited, your $50 deposit is needed to hold your reservation.
The first parent band meeting will be next Thursday 8/24/17 at 6:00 PM.  We will have a lot of information to cover.  Please mark your calendar and do your best to attend!  We will be sharing information about volunteer opportunities, upcoming competition dates and fundraising etc.
Also remember to place your orders for parent t shirts and hoodies.
Financials have been updated in Charms.  Log in to check your account.

Coupon Book Fundraiser Begins Monday, August 14

Coupon books will be available starting Monday, August 14th. They can be picked up during Marching Band Practice on Tuesday and Thursday.

One sample book will be given to each student that wants to sell to raise money for their fair share.

  • The cost of the book is $25.00.
  • Check to be made payable to Dwyer HS Bnd
  • Orders will not be filled unless payment is given

All monies are due on Friday, August 25th.

Fair Share Is Now Available On The Cash Online Website

We are happy to announce that you can now make payments towards your Fair Share on the School Cash Online website! Click here for more information.

The 2017/18 Marching Band Season Has Officially Begun

Our first parent band meeting will be on Thursday, August 24th at 6:30. We hope that you can join us to become part of the family and look forward to meeting you.

Tomorrow, Friday August 4th we will be providing the band members lunch from CR Chix, so you don’t need to pack lunch unless your student has special dietary needs.

Coming Home Tomorrow:

Uniform Rental Forms will be sent home tomorrow

  • All you need to do is indicate on the form if you would like to order a hoodie or parent volunteer T-shirt and send a check payable to W.T. Dwyer High School Band for the total amount due by Thursday, August 10th. Please contact Melissa Henriques if you have financial questions.
  • If you student is interested in going on the FSU trip, which is scheduled for November 17-19, there is a deposit fee of $50.00 non- refundable to hold a spot on the bottom of the form.

Coupon Books

  • We are the first school to be given the Around to Town Coupon books! This is a fundraiser that will go toward your students Fair Share account.  One coupon book will be sent home as a sample for you to start taking orders.  Orders will not be filled until August 14th. More details to follow.

We are looking forward to having a great Marching Season!

2017-2018 Band Form Packets/Uniform Fittings

It is hard to believe that the summer is almost over and that band camp is only 2 weeks away. We are looking forward to seeing you on Sunday, July 30th from 3-6 pm for your uniform fittings.
Please be sure to bring the attached band form packet along with your 1st installment of your Fair Share at this time. The Medical Authorization form included in this packet is required to be notarized. For your convenience, a notary will be in the band room during this time.