This Week in DHS Band and Guard

Week of August 29, 2022

This Week's Schedule

Monday, August 29th

  • Full Band Rehearsal, 5 pm - 7:30 pm

Tuesday, August 30th
  • Percussion Sectional, 5 - 7:30 pm

Wednesday, August 31st
  • Color Guard Sectional, 7:30 - 8:55 am
  • Woodwind and Brass Sectional, 5 - 7:30 pm

Thursday, September 1st
  • Full Band Rehearsal, 5 pm - 7:30 pm

Friday, September 2nd
  • Davenport v. Tivy @ Wolf Stadium, 7 PM kickoff

Attendance Policy

Freshmen football players will attend band practice after school on Monday instead of football, and then band practice after football practice is over the remainder of the week. Students who have an unexcused absence from after school rehearsal will not perform at halftime at the football game this week. Please communicate any conflicts that you have with band rehearsals. We will work with your schedule to find solutions.

First Home Football Game

Parents, please consider signing up to volunteer as a chaperone or load crew if you have already completed the CISD background check here. The sign up to volunteer is here.

Students need to bring these items with them to school on Friday.

-Grey Wolf Band water bottle filled with ice and water

-Summer uniform

  • Band - Grey band polo, black dress shorts, black belt, black no show black socks, marching shoes, and band ball cap. No makeup or jewelry.
  • Color guard - Black dance capris, CG shirt, black no show socks, and gym shoes.

Schedule for the day

  • 4:30 School released and Feed the Band

  • 5:15 Run through at practice field in summer uniform

  • 5:45 Move equipment to stadium

  • 6:10 Inspection and march to the stadium

  • 6:30 Pre-game ceremonies

  • 7:00 Davenport vs. Tivy Football Game

  • 10:15 Approximate pick-up time at DHS Band Hall

Pictures/Video from Victoria West Game

Remind Groups

We have two sets of remind groups.

  • The first is for directors to communicate with both parents and students. We used this Friday to let everyone know the game was delayed 30 minutes due to rain.
  • The second is for section parents to communicate with parents in their section.

Please take a moment to join the appropriate groups by texting the code including the @ to 81010.

Directors to Students/Parents

  • Woodwinds - @99edfh to 81010
  • Brass - @dhswolfb to 81010
  • Percussion - @kdb2aa to 81010
  • Color Guard - @dhswolfba to 81010

Section Parent to Parents (no students)

  • Flute - @eaddkbd

  • Clarinet - @33628ef

  • Saxes - @3fb7bhb

  • Trumpets - @edfbeg

  • Mello - @2428cb7

  • Trombone - @ebdakk7

  • Baritone/Tuba - @g3c79b

  • Percussion - @kkgdg99

  • Color Gaurd - @942kc8

Google Classroom Codes

Students, please make sure you sign up for the appropriate Google Classroom. Here are the codes.

  • Color Guard - hh3vpyu

  • Jazz Band - d4ivhhl

  • Concert Band/Applied Music - ​​6fzjvcj

  • 5th period Percussion - agedzf3

  • 6th Period Percussion - emddbzd

TMF Store Repopen

The TMF store is open through this Wednesday, August 31st for chaperone and load crew shirts.

Meet the Wolves

Meet the Wolves is not being rescheduled. We will all come together as a community for the Homecoming parade and pep rally the week of October 3rd.

Fee Payments

Here are the links for making a credit card payment for your convenience if you are making monthly payments on your band or color guard fees. We are still accepting cash or check.

Fee payments (Use this link for everything except instrument usage fees.)

Instrument usage payments

Upcoming Events

  • September 5th, Labor Day, No school or practice
  • September 6th, Full Band Practice rescheduled from Labor Day, 5-7:30 pm
  • September 9th, Davenport @ Piper Football Game, 7 pm
  • September 16th, Davenport v. Lockhart Football Game (Middle School Night), 7 pm
  • September 17th, Region Jazz Auditions, La Vernia HS
  • September 23rd, Fair Day Parade, am
  • September 30th, Davenport @ Devine Football Game, 7:30 pm
  • October 1, USBands Marching Contest, Piper HS, All Day

Band Staff

Jeffrey Keyes

Director of Bands

Davenport HS

Dean Ponseti

Associate Band Director

Davenport HS

Kim Booher

Color Guard Director

Davenport HS

Alexis Dillon

Color Guard Assistant Director

Davenport HS

Kelsey Lien

Director of Bands

Danville MS

Nichele Gonzales

Assistant Director of Bands

Danville MS