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Set Up and Track Your Student Account in Charms!

 

Dear Band Families,

 

It is a requirement that you log into the new Charms data system the band has implemented.  You may do so at www.charmsoffice.com.  School code is: fhsstarband, Password is your student’s school assigned ID number.  Please change the password after you log in.  Attached for your convenience is a “How To” document to assist you with the registration process.

 

Charms has many wonderful features including the ability to track the funds in your student’s account.  Please take the time to log in at your earliest convenience to complete your student’s information as well as parent/guardian contact information.  This information is critical for the band directors to access so it is imperative that you do so before the school year begins on August 25th! 

 

Don’t forget to download the handy Charms app in Google Playstore or iTunes! 

 

If you have questions or issues with the registration process, please email Student Account Treasurer, Georgette Lopez at georgettelopez@fhsstarband.com, or General Account Treasurer, Janet Estrada at jestrada@fhsstarband.com  Thank you.




Pre-Game Meals information - Click Here


You can download the current Bylaws by clicking here.


Summer Band Camp Schedule
Marching Rehearsal: 7:00 -10:00am
Break
Music Rehearsal: 11:30am - 2:30pm


August 9th is Suit-Up Saturday
8am-5pm (Specific Times by Grade)
Uniform Fitting- Must have all remaining paperwork 
and at least $50 in account to cover uniform cleaning. 


Download the latest handbook for 2014 - 2015 season


Please download the following, sign and turn in:

Turn in by the end of the week!


2014 -2015 Important Schedules and Contract

Please click on the links below to download the PDF's




Some Dates to Remember

August 4th - First day of Marching Band Camp and physicals are due.
You can download the Physical Form by clicking here.
Also, many doctors' offices have a physical form available.



 Eligibility Notes
 
Please use the strategies included on this PDF
Please download and print the latest Eligibility Dates PDF.
Feel free to contact us here in the band room if you have any questions.
 
We all want to work toward the continued success of all our Star of the West Band members.
 
Sincerely,
 
Mr. Beach and Mr. Allen
 

 Booster Notes

PARENTS:

To participate in Band Activities students must meet the standards set by the EPISD.  Students who have a grade of 69 or lower in a class may not perform with the band until they average a passing grade (70) or higher in all classes.  A student's ineligibility to perform with the band, has a negative impact on the individual and collective effort of the ensemble.

We encourage that Parents track their child's academic progress using the PARENT PORTAL, to ensure the participation of all students in band activities.

The PARENT PORTAL is at:  https://teams.episd.org/selfserve/EntryPointHomeAction.do?parent=true.  Once in the site, click on 'Notifications' and set when you want system-originated messages about your child's attendance, daily assignment grades, as well as current grading cycle averages. This action will help you identify possible problems by receiving notifications if your child's grades drop below the average you choose.

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