Ambassadors In Blue

DHS Ambassadors in Blue

October 23-27
Monday - 7:45am
Tuesday - 7:00am
Wednesday - 7:45am (All band juniors take ASVAB)
Thursday - 7:00am
Friday - 7:30am
Friday - Football Game - Away - Buckeye HS (Leave 4:30pm)
Saturday - Gulf Coast Marching Band Championship (see below for itinerary)

October 30-November 4
Monday - 7:45am (special presentation during class)
Tuesday - 7:00am
Wednesday - 7:45am
Thursday - 7:00am (Last early morning rehearsal!)
Friday - 7:30am
Friday  - Football @ home vs Grant
Saturday - Marching Festival - Sulphur ((see below for itinerary)


2017 Ambassadors in Blue Marching Festival Itineraries


October 28th – Gulf Coast Marching Band Championship – McNeese State University

Arrive at Band Hall 2:45pm

Leave DeRidder 3:15pm

Perform 6:00pm

Awards 9:45pm

Load Busses 10:15pm

Arrive in DeRidder 11:15pm


November 4th – Sulphur Marching Festival - Sulphur High School

Arrive at Band Hall 10:00am

Leave DeRidder 10:30am

Perform 1:15pm

Awards 3:30pm

Load Busses 4:00pm

Arrive in DeRidder 5:30pm

Other Important Dates


October 21—DeRidder Festival

October 27 - Trip Payment #2 Due ($150)

October 28—McNeese Marching Festival

November 4—Sulphur Marching Festival

December 17 - Trip Payment #3 Due ($100)



Text @dhsband171 to 81010 to sign up for the 2017-2018 DHS Band



"Typical" Week Rehearsal

Monday - 7:45am
Tuesday - 7:00am
Wednesday - 7:45am
(7:00am if rain is projected during the week)
Thursday - 7:00am
Friday - 7:30am

Turn in unsold Dragon Cards ASAP.
Band -  $120 (Can use Dragon Card profit)
Percussion - $180 - includes school instrumental rental fee
 (Can use Dragon card profit)
School instrument fee - $50  (Can use Dragon card profit)


SmartMusic Student Subscriptions are available for $40.00! Email for info.
Band Hall Contact Information
Mr. Theall - or (337)463-2522 xt 10210
Mr. McAleer - or (337)463-2522 xt 10212
Ms. Richardson - or (337)463-2522 xt 10211