PIMBA Competition @ Deer Lakes - 10/20/14
A message from the director:
I would like to personally thank all of the volunteers that made this weekend's competition such a success. The way everyone worked together was teamwork in its truest form! We had volunteers of all shapes and sizes ranging from 7th Grade Band students to alumni of the Band Program as well as 1st year band parents to parents of post-grads. The Deer Lakes Band Programs got better on Saturday! It is all in part to the support that is received from our members, alumni and booster parents! Thank you all so very much!
UPDATED! BOA Newark, DE Regional Championship - 10/16/14
On Friday, October 24th the Deer Lakes Marching Band will depart for their participation in the BOA Regional Championship series in Newark, DE. The championship competition will take place on Saturday, October 25th at the University of Delaware Stadium. If you are a booster parent and are planning on attending the show, please contact Mr. Snyder for ticket information!
Please click on the PDF files below to access detailed information on the trip:
PIMBA Competition @ Deer Lakes - 10/13/14
On Saturday, October 18th, the Deer Lakes Band Programs will be hosting 12 local and regional bands from western Pennsylvania at the Deer Lakes Marching Band Festival. Deer Lakes is partnering with the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Marching Band Association (PIMBA) to bring you an evening of pageantry in the arts as students from all over western PA showcase their talents at Lancer Stadium. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 4:30pm and the cost of admission is $5. All proceeds benefit the Deer Lakes Band Programs.
Please click on the PDF files below for a detailed schedule of performances:
Deer Lakes Marching Band Members: Please check the calendar page for report times and performance times!
Football vs. Apollo Ridge: Senior Night - 10/13/14
Deer Lakes will play host to Apollo Ridge on Friday, October 17th for their final home game of the season. This Friday night will also mark the annual Senior Night festivities before, during and after the game! Please come out and show your support of the football team, the cheerleaders and the band!
Please check the calendar page for details!
Football vs. Ford City - 10/08/14
The Deer Lakes Lancers will face off against the Ford City Sabres this Friday, October 10th at Lancer Stadium. Kick-off is at 7:00pm. Please check the calendar page for details!
Colorguard Rehearsal Cancelled - 10/06/14
Colorguard Rehearsal scheduled for Tuesday, October 7th has been cancelled. Rehearsal will resume on Wednesday, October 8th from 3-6pm.
Football @ Shady Side Academy - 10/01/14
The Lancers will face off against Shady Side Academy this Saturday, October 4th at their High School campus in Fox Chapel. Kick-off is scheduled for 8pm! Students will be reporting at 4pm for a brief rehearsal before loading and departing for the football game. Please check the calendar page for detailed times! Let's go Lancers!
PIMBA Competition @ Norwin - 09/30/14
The Deer Lakes HS Marching Band had a tremendous performance this past Saturday at the 2014 Norwin Band Festival! The band experienced its' best performance of the season so far as they went on the capture the High Visual caption on way to a 2nd place overall placement only .5 behind the 1st place band. Morale is at an all-time high as the staff and students prepare for the final weeks of the season...so get ready for an exciting ride as we finish up this 2014 PIMBA season!
Football @ Valley / PIMBA Competition @ Norwin - 09/24/14
The Lancers will look to make it back-to-back wins Friday night as the travel to Valley HS to take on the Vikings. Kick-off is at 7:00pm! Please check the calendar page for times!
On Saturday, September 27th the Deer Lakes Marching Band will make it's way to Norwin HS for their first official PIMBA competition of the season. The schedule depicts a showdown of 4 AA bands so this will be a great opportunity for the kids to see where they stand with the rest of the competition. Please check the calendar page for a detailed itinerary of the day! For a complete schedule of the competition (including warm-up times and locations) please click on the PDF below!
Bands of America Monroeville Regional Championship Results - 09/22/14
The Deer Lakes Lancer Marching Band took the field on Saturday, September 20th at Gateway HS with a lot of optimism regarding the progression of their season. After a grueling morning rehearsal, the kids were eager to perform and show the audience the results of their hard work. Deer Lakes would end up taking the caption of High Visual Performance in Class A competition! Despite the caption win, the Lancers failed to place in the top 3 of their class and move on to the Finals that evening. Overall, the progress and success of the 2014 progam "Boundaries" is growing weekly and the students and staff remain positive that the potential success of the ensemble!
Thank you to all of those who supported the band this past weekend either as a spectator, chaperone or field crew! Without your participation, the group would never be as successful and it's been in the past!
PIMBA Program Ads and Solicitation Letter - 09/19/14
Saturday, October 18th is fast approaching and preparations for the PIMBA Competiton are in full swing. Anyone interested in purchasing a personal ad for the PIMBA Program can click on the PDF file below! Also included in that brochure is information regarding business ads for the program as well!
For more information regarding program ads please contact Deb Kroll.
If anyone is interested in donating to the Deer Lakes Band Programs as we prepare for the PIMBA Competition be held on Saturday, October 18th at Lancer Stadium, please click on the PDF below.
For more information regarding donations to the Deer Lakes Band Programs please contact Maryalice Bokulich.
Deer Lakes vs. Burrell (Homecoming 2014) - 09/15/14
The Deer Lakes Lancers welcome back past alumni this Friday, September 19th as they take on the Burrell Bucs! The Deer Lakes Marching Band would like to welcome students from the Middle School to participate in a side-by-side performance during pre-game and during in-game festivities including the Annual Homecoming Parade. Please see the times and locations below for students participating in the homecoming events:
4:45pm- Report to Deer Lakes HS
5:30pm- March over to Deer Lakes MS
5:45pm- Report to Parade Starting Line
6:00pm- Parade Begins
6:45pm- Pre-Game at Lancer Stadium
For more information about the event, please contact Mr. Snyder at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deer Lakes 2nd Annual Fall Craft Show - 09/15/14
The Deer Lakes Band Programs are proud to announce their 2nd Annual Fall Craft Show being held Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at the Deer Lakes High School. For more information, including how to register for a booth, please click on the PDF documents below.
Bands of America Monroeville Regional Championship - 09/11/14
The Deer Lakes Lancers Marching Band will compete in the 2014 BOA Monroeville Regional Championship on Saturday, September 20th at Gateway HS in Monroeville, PA. Please come out and support the Marching Band as they compete against schools from all over the Northeast Region. For additional scheduling please click on the PDF files below and be sure to click on the calendar page for report times!
Deer Lakes vs. Freeport - 09/11/14
The Deer Lakes Lancers will play host to the Freeport Yellowjackets at Lancer Stadium on Friday, September 12th at 7:00pm. Please come out and support the football team as they try to get their first win of the season! For a complete schedule of report times and performance times please click on the calendar page.
Football @ Highlands / PIMBA Competition @ Kiski - 09/03/14
The Deer Lakes Lancers will face off against Highlands this Friday, September 5th at 7:00pm at Golden Rams Stadium in Natrona Heights. Please check the calendar page for report times and performance times!
On Saturday, September 6th, the Deer Lakes HS Marching Band will perform in their first PIMBA competition of the season at Davis Field in Vandergrift, PA. This will mark the first competition-day experience for many rookies and is certain to be an excited experience for everyone involved. Please check the calendar page for a detailed itinerary of the day! For a complete schedule of the competition (including warm-up times and locations) please click on the PDF below!