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!
Fun Pasta Fundraising - 08/26/14
The Deer Lakes Band Boosters are excited to offer a new fundraising opportunity to the parents and students of the Deer Lakes Band Programs. Please click on the following link to access all you need for our Fun Pasta Fundraising efforts in the month of September!
Home Opener vs. Kittanning - 08/26/14
The Deer Lakes Lancers will open their 2014 Football Season this Friday night versus Kittanning. Kick-off is at 7:00pm. Please check the calendar page for report times and performance times. Good luck to the Lancers football team!
IMPORTANT SCHEDULE CHANGE - 08/20/14
Please be advised: Beginning on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd, rehearsals will be held from after school from 3:00-6:00pm! After VERY much deliberation between staff, boosters and students, we have decided that attendance would be much better with the earlier option for practice! The staff understands that by changing the schedule we are opening up opportunities for other conflicts, however, this schedule should be much more suitable for the vast majority of the students, staff and parents that are involved with the program.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Mr. Snyder via email at email@example.com.
2014 Hoagie Sale Information - 08/18/14
Please click on the PDF Documents below for information and order forms for the 2014 Hoagie Sales. All profits go directly into individual student accounts!
Preview Night and Ice Cream Social - 08/11/14
Wednesday, August 13th will mark the annual Preview Night and Ice Cream Social to mark the official end of Camp. The students and staff are anxious and excited to perform what is shaping up to be a remarkable show for the 2014 season. Students will be reporting at their normal 6:00pm rehearsal time to finalize some last minute odds and ends before performing for family, friends and alumni! The performance will begin at 8:00pm! Once the performance is over, please join us at the concession stand for ice cream and toppings provided by the Deer Lakes Band Boosters.
We look forward to seeing you all out on Wednesday for an exciting start to the 2014 Marching Band Season!
Picture Day - 08/08/14
Reminder - Picture Day will be held on Tuesday, August 12th from 3:00 - 5:00pm at Lancer Stadium. Students are required to report at 2:30pm. Students will be in full uniform for the group picture. For a copy of the picture order form please click on the 2014 Picture Order Form below.
For more information please contact Mary Matthews.
Uniform Fittings - 08/02/14
The Deer Lakes Marching Band will be fitting students for their uniforms for the 2014 season beginning Tuesday, August 5th and finishing up on Thursday, August 7th. Percussion students will be fit Tuesday between 11am - 12pm. The remaining Winds will be broken into 3 groups based on height and will be fit between 6pm - 7pm Tuesday through Wednesday. Smaller students will be fit Tuesday, mid-sized students on Wednesday, and the remaining students on Thursday. Students will be broken into groups Monday morning.
If there is any reason why a student can not be fit for a uniform, they must reschedule with Mr. Snyder ASAP.