DeSoto, Texas


Upcoming Events



June 6-10
Band Camp
8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
June 6
New Parent Meeting
7:00 p.m.
July 19-21
Majorette Camp
10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

July 25-29
Student Leadership Camp
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

July 26
MANDATORY All Parents Meeting
7:00-8:30 p.m.

All parents are strongly encouraged to attend

Aug. 1-5
Guard Camp
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Aug. 3
AT&T Stadium Concessions
Gun N' Roses Concert
(3:00 pm check-in time; 8:00 pm event time)
Aug. 8-12
Summer Marching Band
8:00 a.m.-12.00 p.m. & 1:00-3:30 p.m.
*Full Band, Color Guard & Majorettes
Aug. 12
MANDATORY Guard & Majorette Registration
6:00-8:00 p.m.

  Guard & Majorettes - ALL STUDENTS & PARENTS

Aug. 13
MANDATORY Band Registration & Uniform Fitting
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.


Aug. 15-18
Summer Marching Band
5:00-8:30 p.m.
*Full Band, Color Guard & Majorettes
Aug. 19
FINAL Summer Marching Band
8:00 a.m.-12.00 p.m. & 1:00-3:00 p.m.
*Full Band, Color Guard & Majorettes

Aug. 19
Meet the Band Night
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Aug. 19
AT&T Stadium Concessions
Cowboys vs. Dolphins
(2:00 p.m. check-in time, 7:00 p.m. event time)
Aug. 22
First Day Of School
August 22
Regular Marching Rehearsal Schedule

Full Band

Monday                                   Thursday
3:30-6:30 p.m.                          3:30-6:30 p.m.

     Tuesday                                Wednesday   
                  Brass                                  Woodwinds           
              Percussion                         Guard/Majorettes         
3:30-5:30 p.m.                           3:30-5:30 p.m.       
Aug. 26
DeSoto vs. Jesuit
Eagle Stadium, DeSoto, TX
7:30 p.m.

Aug. 30
Band Booster Meeting
7:00 pm

For More Calendars...CLICK HERE

2016 Event Schedules

The 2016 DHS Eagle Football Schedule is now available on the News page under Event Schedules. Click the link to be redirected.

The 2016 AT&T Stadium Event Schedule is now available on the News page under Event Schedules. Click the link to be redirected.  Updated 6/9/2016

The Classic

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Come and join us for another great year!

2016 Summer Newsletter

The 2016 Summer Newsletter is here!
It is jam packed with important dates and useful information.  Please make sure we have the best email address for you in Charms or feel free to view the online version by clicking on the link above.

Band Handbook

The newly updated Band Handbook is now available. 
Please take some time to review it thoroughly. 

Then sign and return the
Policy Acknowledgement Form
located at the back of the handbook at Registration
with the other  required forms.

Guard & Majorette Registration
DeSoto HS Band Hall

Friday, August 12

6:00-8:00 PM

Band Registration/Uniform Fitting
DeSoto HS Band Hall

Saturday, August 13

Seniors, 9:00-10:00 AM
Juniors, 10:00-11:00 AM
Sophomores, 11:00-12:00 PM

Freshman Boys, 1:00-2:00 PM
Freshman Girls, 2:00-3:00 PM

Please come during your designated time.
All band students must wear spandex tights/leggings or
spandex shorts and athletic socks to be fitted properly. 

These items will also be worn when performing in uniform.

Fee Payments And Forms

All forms that MUST be signed by parents. 
All fees and charges MUST be paid and any outstanding debts to the BandProgram from the prior year MUST be cleared.

** Registration Forms **

Medical Form
Copies of both sides of your medical insurance card
UIL Acknowledgement Form
Parent Consent Form
Electronic Permission Form
Drug Testing Consent Form

Online Credit Card Payments 

Online credit card payment is now available through Charms!!

All fees and charges are posted in Charms. Credit card payments can only be made online and cannot be made in person.

Just follow these 10 easy steps and you are all set

1. Pull up Charms at
2. Hover over the ENTER/LOGON button located at the top right corner a click on Parents/Students/Members
3. Enter our school code – desotoband – in the box and click the Enter Charms blue button
4. If this is your first time logging in, enter your student’s ID number in the Student Area Password box, you will be prompted to change this password to something you will remember. If you have logged in before, use the password you have already created.
5. On the Home page, click on the Finances icon. This will bring up your Student Financial Statement.
6. To make a credit card payment scroll down to the Student Miscellaneous Ledger Detail section. This is the only section that will accept payments so please make all payments here regardless of what you are paying for (fixed payments, trip, etc.).
7. Click on the Make a Miscellaneous Payment blue button. This will bring up the Pay through AffniPay screen.
8. Enter your payment amount, credit card information and email address. Then click on the Start Payment button.
9. It will take you back to your Student Financial Statement and a message will be displayed at the top of the page in a green box, YOUR PAYMENT WAS PROCESSED SUCCESSFULLY. You can also scroll down to the Student Miscellaneous Ledger Detail section again and you will see your payment.
10. You will receive a payment receipt at the email address you entered during the payment process

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