Carlisle High School Band

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31 Raffle Winners

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Shop and support the band at the same time!

Support us when you shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #StartWithaSmile at and Amazon donates to Carlisle High School Band Boosters Inc.

CHS Bandstand – The Source For All Your Band SWAG!

Get all your Band Spirit Wear from the CHS Band Boosters Bandstand!  Get sweatshirts, hats, scarves, the “Marching Feet” and more!  Come by and see us near the Home Side stands at every home game.

CLICK HERE to see our price lists and to get an order form, which you can print, fill in, and return with cash or a check (Made out to CHS Band Boosters).

Chaperones Wanted!

Volunteer Now to be a chaperone!  To find out more about clearance requirements and chaperone opportunities, and to sign up, visit our Chaperones page.

Shop with Scrip Fundraising Program

We have opened a account as an ongoing fundraiser for the Band.  Anyone can purchase gift cards at any time.  You can ask family members, friends, and co-workers to purchase cards as gifts, or to use personally.  So how does it work?

You buy store cards through Shop With Scrip.  The store card is worth the full value of the purchase price, but the Band receives a percentage of the purchase price back.  So if you buy a $100 card for Home Depot (for example), you pay $100.  You now have a card worth $100 to spend at Home Depot.  And the band gets back $4, because Home Depot offers a 4% rebate.  Various store offer 2-13%.  These cards can be purchased online or through the Band; online has a quicker turn-around time, but you must get the CHS Band code from Anne Otto (we’re not allowed to post the code, sorry).  Contact Anne Otto at for additional information and ordering information.

Current marching band parents and students are welcome to sign-up for

Current marching band parents and students are invited to sign-up for our CHS Band messaging.  The directors will be using this as a means of communicating important and time-sensitive information throughout the season.

All students and parents should sign-up for the appropriate group. Parents do not need to register for the student group.  All messages sent to the student group will be copied to the parent group – so you may receive some messages twice if you sign up for both groups.

Students, to join– send a text to 81010 that says:    @marchchs16   or follow this link:

Parents, to join – send a text to 81010 that says:  @music16   or follow this link:

Restored Band Flags

At the spring band concert, the Reunion Committee of the CHS 1970 Band presented the newly restored Carlisle High School Band Flag and Kerkrade Flag from the 1970 trip to Europe!  Click here to view the before and after pictures.

Congratulations to former band director, Dave Rohrer!

IMG_2178Congratulations to Carlisle High School’s former band director, Dave Rohrer, for receiving the 2015 Rodney Miller Distinguished Service Award from PMEA!  This award was presented to Dave at the Carlisle Town Band performance on Sunday, April 24.

Restoration of Our Historic Band Flags

FlagPic1The Reunion Committee of the 1970 Carlisle High School Band would like to thank the donors to the project of restoring and preserving the two historical CHS Band flags.  The newly restored and framed flags will be officially presented to the  Carlisle School District as part of the Carlisle High School Band Concert on Thursday, May 5 (7:00pm) at the “Clyde and Lyn Barr Auditorium” at Carlisle High School.  Please plan to come to the concert to see how beautifully the project has turned out and to attend the reception in the lobby following the concert.  Click here to read more about the flags and the restoration project.

Click here to read the Sentinel article about the 1970 band trip and the flag restoration project.

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