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Welcome to the Pike Panther Band!

We are glad your student has chosen to become part of the music family! The band staff will work diligently to provide your child the best music education and we greatly appreciate your support. It is our belief that every student can benefit from musical training, which builds character, promotes teamwork, and enhances problem-solving skills. During the school year, this page will be updated regularly and emails will be sent home about upcoming events. These will include fundraisers, rehearsals, performances, clinics, contests, and all the band gossip. Frequently check this site for weekly assignments and contact the directors about any questions you may have.

The best way to contact Mr. Forbis is via email.

Phone: 817-215-0418
Conference: 12:33 - 1:18

Expo Presentations
Students will perform their ensemble and discuss preparation with the audience members.

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Wind Ensemble Code: @pikewind
Symphonic Band Code: @pikesym
Concert Band Code: @pikecb
Beginner Band Code: @pikebeg

Bell Schedule

1st Period: 8:50 - 9:35
2nd Period: 9:39 - 10:24
Advisory: 10:29 - 10:49
3rd Period: 10:53 - 11:38
4th Period: 11:42 - 12:27
Lunch: 12:27 - 12:57
Conference: 12:58 - 1:43
6th Period: 1:47 - 2:32
7th Period: 2:36 - 3:21
8th Period: 3:25 - 4:10

Band Supplies

1-inch binder
5 dividers
Pencil pouch
2 pencils
3 highlighters (different colors)
50 sheet protectors

Uniform Requirements

Beginner and Concert Band
Band t-shirt, blue jeans, tennis shoes

Wind Ensemble / Symphonic Band
Fall: UIL Polo, blue jeans, tennis shoes
Spring: UIL Polo, black slacks/skirt, black socks, black shoes

Quick links

Moodle (Beginner Band / Wind Ensemble)

Online Grade book