Welcome to the wonderful world of
BAND at Douglas Freeman HS

Always in the Know

www.freemanband.org

Facebook: Douglas Freeman High School Bands

Google Group: DSF Band https://groups.google.com/d/forum/dsf-band

GroupMe: Used with Section Leaders

Band Booster Club Meetings

Boosters

  • Monthly Band Booster meetings
  • $10 to become a band booster member
  • Get a vote!

Camp

REQUIRED ATTENDANCE!

Know the music before camp.

Be prepared for physically hard work.

  • WATER! WATER! WATER!
  • Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses
  • Socks/shoes that can get dirty
  • Healthy snacks and lunch
  • Sleep

Fees & Forms

Due BEFORE AUGUST BAND CAMP!

  • $215 -- marching band fee
  • $100 -- shoes, gloves, T-shirts
  • $40 -- uniform rental (paid to Freeman H.S., not boosters)
  • $10n -- per class, for music
  • Food
  • Concert attire: Tuxedo or Black Dress (need by Dec. 1)

Forms to complete:

  • Volunteer
  • Information
  • Consent & Agreement

Games & Competitions

String bag packed with:

  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Battery backup & charger
  • Money for concessions
  • Hot: deodorant/wipes
  • Cold: gloves, layers for cold
  • Rain: poncho

Wear show T-shirt, shorts or leggings, and tall black socks!

Hustle

  • Marching Band: Aug-Nov
  • Monday night summer rehearsals
  • August Band Camp
  • Tuesday-Thursday fall Early Bird class
  • After-school sectionals
  • Friday football games
  • Saturday competitions
  • November assessments
  • December, January, May concerts
  • Spring Musical (optional)
  • District/State assessments
  • May show at the Tin Pan (jazz band)

Sign-Up Genius

All parents MUST volunteer 4 times/school year Minimum

Volunteering includes:

  • chaperoning away fb games
  • chaperoning competitions
  • providing food for travel/ special events
  • helping with fundraisers
  • assisting with special events

Ways & Means

  • Contributions
  • Brunswick Stew
  • Restaurant Nights
  • Tin Pan
  • Spirit table
  • Yard signs
  • Kroger
  • Amazon Smile
  • Photographs

Questions???

DSFband1@gmail.com

2019-21 Co-presidents

Julia Wright

Paula Chambers

2019 8th grade Welcome Marching Band - Google Slides