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Under the direction of Mr. Steve Ballard, the TJ Band offers comprehensive programs and the highest quality of music making.

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TJHSST Winter Color Guard and Drum Line season has begun!

Welcome to the TJHSST Winter Program! We are excited for you to join our program. Both the Indoor Drum line and Indoor Color guard offer students a vast array of educational and social experiences. Students will learn how to work as a team, problem solve, persevere through challenges, and understand the value/reward of hard work.

Winter programs began as a training program for the fall marching band, but through the decades they have defined themselves as respected competitive activities throughout the world. If you have ever seen the marching band you have pretty much seen the activities in this winter program. The only difference is that during indoor, instead of being a part of the bigger picture, the focus is entirely on the drum line or color guard. To help enhance the visual interpretation of the music, both groups employ visual movements as well as props and backdrops.

These programs offer students the opportunity to perform a more individually customized show. They will have much more personal exposure and higher individual responsibilities and demands since there are fewer people on stage with them than in the marching band. This added focus on the individual adds an extra level of excitement and personal achievement to the activity. The educational value of this is obvious; confidence and self-expression become second nature.

Drum Line and Winter Guard Information

Winter Guard Calendar 2021

Drum Line Calendar 2021


Support TJ Bands!
Fruit Sale
Order by November 22

We are back to “normal” this year, with our annual fall fruit sale fundraiser!  It is time again to order some fresh fruit to enjoy for yourself, or send as a holiday gift to family and friends.  

As you know, the fruit sale is one of our biggest fundraisers  The TJ Band Boosters work very hard to raise the money it takes to make the Band Program a great experience for our students at TJ, however, there are still financial needs.  So please help support the TJ Band program by purchasing delicious fruit this fall!!  

The fruit sale fundraiser is going on now! Your student will be coming home with a brochure of all the products and prices this week. Have your student asks family, friends, and neighbors!

You can order any of the following ways.  Ordering and payment deadline is Monday, November 22.

  • You can order online.  Go to http://freshfruitorder.org/tjcitrus and click on “place your order here”.
  • You can place your order with your favorite TJ band student.  Students will also have collection envelopes, so be sure to prepay and make checks payable to “TJHSST Band Boosters”.

We are hoping to raise $2000 with this fall fruit sale. 

All orders must be picked up from TJ on Saturday, December 11.  The only exception to this is those that order online for “holiday delivery”, those orders will be delivered to the address provided when ordering.

The proceeds from this fundraiser support all TJ band programs and enable our students to have extraordinary musical experiences.  Your support is needed and very much appreciated! 


Thank you in advance for your continued support of the TJ bands program.


TJ Bands is kicking off our sheet sale with CoZzzy Comfy Sheets today! Make over your bedroom while supporting TJ Bands! Sheets make great gifts during the holidays as well. Super soft, 1800 thread count sheet sets are only $50 each, and $12 from every set sold goes to our program. 

The TJ Bands Sheet Sale will run from November 8 – December 2. See the attached flyer for more details. Purchase sheets at http://www.cozzzycomfy.com/online-store and use Checkout Code: TJ Bands 1 – 2021Student/Group Member = “None.” When selecting shipping, you may choose either Direct Ship to an address and pay the shipping, or you may choose Indirect Ship. Indirect Ship orders will be mailed directly to TJ, and will ship for free if we have more than 24 sheet sets sold. Orders should be at TJ and ready to pick up at the Winter Concert on Tuesday, December 14

Thank you for supporting TJ Bands!


Today TJ Band Boosters kick off the TJ Bands Holiday Coffee Sale.

We’ve partnered with Weird Brothers in Herndon, a local disabled-veteran owned, community-based, and family-run, small batch coffee roaster. Help TJ Bands and a local business! 

Order coffee and other items from the Weird Brothers website between November 15 – December 10, 2021. When checking out, use our coupon code, TJBAND, and TJ Bands will receive 20% of each purchase

  • First, all orders receive 5% off, in addition to TJ Bands receiving 20% of each purchase! Even better!
  • When selecting Pick up in store as the Fulfillment method: Under Store Pickup on the checkout page, select Schedule for Later and list pickup Day/Time as December 13 at 3:45 p.m.
  • Under Notes, write For TJ Band pickup on Dec. 13th.

These few details will ensure that our order is properly grouped together for pickup by TJBB and will be ready for distribution at the TJ Bands Winter Concert on December 14.

Thank you for supporting TJ Bands!


Have you downloaded the new mobile app for our gift card program?

Find the app RaiseRight by ShopWithScrip at your app store or at www.raiseright.com.