DeSoto, Texas


Upcoming Events



Oct. 5
Football Game - Irving MacArthur
7:00 p.m.
Oct. 13
Football Game - Grand Prairie
7:30 p.m.
Oct. 14
The Classic Marching Competition

Oct. 19
Football Game - Irving
7:00 p.m.

Oct. 21
UIL Marching Competition
Oct. 27
Football Game - Duncanville
7:30 p.m.
Oct. 31
Band Booster Meeting
7:00 p.m.
Nov. 2
Football Game - Irving Nimitz
7:00 p.m.

Nov. 9
Football Game - South Grand Prairie
Senior Night
7:00 p.m.
Nov. 20-24
Nov. 28
Band Booster Meeting
7:00 p.m.
Dec. TBD
Winter Concert
Dec. 25-
Jan. 5


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Nut Sales

The 2018 Nut Sale is now underway. Please bear with us as we rush to get this fundraiser back on track. There will still be two orders and deadlines but Nut Sale #1 will be on an accelerated timeline. We are trying to accommodate customers that need their first order before Thanksgiving.

Total orders can only be turned in with CASH or MONEY ORDERS payments.

NO PERSONAL CHECKS!!! Your total order will be returned if accompanied with a check.

Nut Sale order #1 is due Noon on Monday, October 29 in order to make the pick-up date of Saturday, November 10.

Instruction Letter #1
Individual Order Form #1
Individual Order Tally Sheet #1

Production Information
Product Images

Nut Sale order #2 is due on Tuesday, November 27 in order to make the pick-up date of Saturday, December 8.

A separate email will go out with the forms and instructions for Nut Sale #2.

The Classic

Saturday, October 12, 2019


Come and join us for another great year!

Fair Share

Online payments with a credit card can be done through your Charms account. Cash and money order payments can be made using the Charms drop box located in the music library. Place your payment in an envelope with the student's name, amount of the payment and the purpose of the payment on the outside of the envelope.

NO PERSONAL CHECKS, PLEASE. They will be returned.

Online Credit Card Payments 

Online credit card payment is now available through Charms!!

All fees and charges are posted in Charms. Credit card payments can only be made online and cannot be made in person.

Just follow these 10 easy steps and you are all set

1. Pull up Charms at
2. Hover over the ENTER/LOGON button located at the top right corner a click on Parents/Students/Members
3. Enter our school code – desotoband – in the box and click the Enter Charms blue button
4. If this is your first time logging in, enter your student’s ID number in the Student Area Password box, you will be prompted to change this password to something you will remember. If you have logged in before, use the password you have already created.
5. On the Home page, click on the Finances icon. This will bring up your Student Financial Statement.
6. To make a credit card payment scroll down to the Student Miscellaneous Ledger Detail section. This is the only section that will accept payments so please make all payments here regardless of what you are paying for (fixed payments, trip, etc.).
7. Click on the Make a Miscellaneous Payment blue button. This will bring up the Pay through AffniPay screen.
8. Enter your payment amount, credit card information and email address. Then click on the Start Payment button.
9. It will take you back to your Student Financial Statement and a message will be displayed at the top of the page in a green box, YOUR PAYMENT WAS PROCESSED SUCCESSFULLY. You can also scroll down to the Student Miscellaneous Ledger Detail section again and you will see your payment.
10. You will receive a payment receipt at the email address you entered during the payment process

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