Sunday, September 25, 2016

Football game this week! Volunteers needed.

Football game this week.  Volunteers needed.

Tuesday, September 27

  • 3:45 - Students will stay after school for practice in Walker Band Hall
  • 4:00 - students snack in the cafeteria.  5:15 - Load busses and depart for Couch Stadium
  • 5:00  - Depart for Couch Stadium
  • 6:00 - Games begin
  • 8:00-  Game ends, Load busses, depart for Walker
  • 8:30 - Unload busses, put away equipment
  • 8:45 - Students are dismissed
  • For safety students must be picked up in the Southeast parking lot by the band hall.  Southeast corner of the Walker campus by the baseball field.  Students will not be released to walk to other locations.
  • Students, wear you Walker Band Shirt, comfortable walking shoes, and School pants - preferably khaki

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Walker Band to March in Parade!

Walker Band to march in Parade

Walker Band students will march in the WT White Homecoming parade Thursday, Sept. 8.   Students should wear their band t-shirt and school khaki pants or shorts.  The band will ride a bus to WT White HS. We will rehearse at the high school in the afternoon and then march in the parade at 4:00 PM.  Students must be picked up at WT White High School after the conclusion of the parade.  There will not be a bus going back to Walker.  Students must take their instruments with them.


1:30  leave Walker
2:00. Arrive at WT White
2:00 - 3:45  Rehearsal in cafeteria
3:45  line up for parade
4:00  parade starts
5:00 parade ends - pick up your student at WT White

WT White is located at 4505 Ridgeside Dr, Dallas, TX 75244

From Walker go north on Nuestra
Turn left onto Harvest Hill
Proceed East to Welch road and turn left
WT White will be on your right
Enter the parking lot to pick up your student


Link to a map at https://www.google.com/maps/dir/E.D.+Walker+Middle+School,+Nuestra+Drive,+Dallas,+TX/W.+T.+White+High+School,+4505+Ridgeside+Dr,+Dallas,+TX+75244/@32.9160838,-96.8210702,14z/data=!4m8!4m7!1m2!1m1!1s0x864c20eba3991faf:0x91c11acc3dacd18e!1m2!1m1!1s0x864c20ca452247cd:0xd0c6967848310678!3e0?hl=en

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Band Parents Meeting!

Meet the Directors Night!


Thursday Sept. 1 from 5PM to 7PM

Get all the Calendars and forms required for your student to perform with the Walker Band including field trip and permission forms. Complete volunteer orientation.  Meet the Directors!  Learn all about band at Walker!  Meet other band parents and find out about volunteer opportunities.  Come by anytime between 5 and 7.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Back to School Band!

Calling all Band Members!

Calling all band members!  Time to check out instruments and get ready to play!  All returning 7th and 8th grade band members please come by the band hall Thursday between 9 AM and 11AM to check out an instrument and practice for our first performance!  We will perform Monday morning the first day of school!  We need Concert and Symphonic Band members to arrive early Monday, 8AM, to perform!

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Camp Week!

Band Camp with The Dallas Winds!

Band Campers get ready for a great week of fun, friends and music!

  • Wear your Band Shirt on the first Day
  • Be ready to load the bus by 7:45
  • The band room will be open early by 7:30 or earlier for practice
  • If you haven't checked out your instrument yet be there early
  • Lunch will be provided each day
  • We will get back to Walker around 3:45 each day 
  • Camp is Monday through Saturday
  • Saturday is your big performance in the Meyerson Symphony Center
  • Invite your family - the concert is free and open to the public

Monday, May 30, 2016

Instrument check out and Band Camp

Instrument Check out this week!


Students who are returning to Walker Band next year may check out an instrument for the summer and next year.  Check out times will be Wednesday afternoon, Thursday afternoon and Friday morning this week.  The annual instrument fee of $25 will be collected at that time. 

Band Camp


Students attending band camp should arrive at the band room each morning Mon-Saturday by 7:45 AM in order to catch the bus.  The bus will return students to Walker each day between 3:30 - 4:00 PM. 

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

End of Year activities and Summer Band Camp

End of Year!

It has been a tremendous year for our band.  Many great performances.  A record number of beginners advancing and a record class of recruits for next year.  I'm very grateful to all the parents who chaperoned, fixed meals, road busses and helped in any way.  Thank you!

Instrument Check IN

All School District instruments must be turned in Wednesday 5/25/16

Instrument check OUT

Instruments may be checked out next week for next year if the student is returning to Walker and will be in the band.  This will help them with summer activities like band camp. 

BAND CAMP!

The Dallas Winds Band camp is June 6 - 11 from 8:00 - 3:30 each day.
Transportation to Booker T Washington High School and lunch is provided each day.
Catch the bus each morning at Walker at 7:45
Cost is $25
Registration is due by Friday 5/27