Students will be eating from 5-6pm. Then at 6pm – Parents and families are welcome. Please make every effort to attend. The DSMA board and committee members will be presenting various topics and important information for the marching band season.
Parent and Family preview show will start at 7:30pm on the hill.
All ads and order forms must be submitted digitally no later than Monday, September 18. Payments can be made using the DSMA payment page, cash, or check. Please read the attached Ad Book Parent Letter for more information.
Remember you can ask your favorite businesses to place an ad!
All proceeds from the selling of the Ad Book go directly to the DSMA Scholarship Fund. You earn 25% of the ad price for your child’s assessment account which can be put towards the cost of music trips (New Jersey in November!). The remaining 75% of the ad price goes to the Scholarship Fund. Placing an ad in the Ad Book is one of the requirements to be eligible for a scholarship. It can be any size/price ad. Students need to participate for 3 years, one of those being senior year.
The shop is currently open and will be through 11/26/23. Orders must be placed by Thanksgiving if folks want items for Christmas. Orders may be chosen to be sent to the school or directly to your home for an extra fee. Please contact Andrea Moniz with any questions.
The Dartmouth School Music Association is excited to announce our 3rd Annual DSMA Scholarship Golf Tournament on Sunday, April 30, 2023, held at the beautiful Allendale Country Club right here in Dartmouth!
For more information or to sign up for a foursome (singles and smaller groups welcome as well!), please contact: Sue Benoit. All signups and checks due by April 15th, 2023.
WE ARE ALSO IN NEED OF RAFFLE ITEMS, PLEASE!
Thank you for supporting the DSMA Scholarship Fund! We greatly appreciate any generosity you may be able to give today! Your tax-deductible payment can be made out to Dartmouth School Music Association and mailed to: DSMA ℅ Jennifer Jansen PO Box 80019 – Dartmouth, MA 02748-0019
Local businesses who would like to support our students and music program can now elect to sponsor our groups for one calendar year. Your tax deductible contributions will help enable us to provide the funds needed to support our kids. Sponsorship benefits can include:
Company logo on Spring and Fall show T-shirts
Company logo on tractor trailer and box trucks
Company logo & link on our websites
Ads in our bi-annual program book
Acknowledgement at home shows, concerts, and competitions
INTERESTED IN BEING A CORPORATE SPONSOR FOR THE 2023 SEASON?
Download the form here and submit it to student securing sponsorship or mail form with payment to by January 15, 2023:
Dartmouth School Music Association PO Box 80019 Dartmouth, MA 02748-0019
Exciting news! The Cadets drum corps will once again be performing a free exhibition show here in Dartmouth! The show will be Tuesday July 5 at 8:30pm at Dartmouth Memorial Stadium. Gates will open at 6pm. Come see the 10 time world champion Cadets perform their 2022 production “Rearview Mirror”, inspired by Jack Kerouac’s classic “On The Road”.
Congratulations to the 2022-2023 DSMA Executive Board!
President – Amy Dion
Vice President – Laura Edgcomb
Treasurer – Lizette Silva
Ways & Means Chair – Jennifer Jansen
Recording Secretary – Tracie Ferreira
Corresponding Secretary – Gina Camacho
Nominating Chair – Mary Francisco
The new board will take effect on July 1, 2022. Thank you to all who ran for positions to help our music students succeed, and thank you to all the DSMA members who came out to the Annual Meeting last week to vote.
As we approach the end of the DSMA fiscal year and our June 7th Annual meeting, it is time to hold Board elections!
All DSMA members were emailed information about nominating themselves for our elected board positions or volunteer chairperson roles. If you are a DSMA member in good standing and you did not receive the email, please contact our Nominating Chair Laura Edgcomb (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The rules of the election will be as follows:
1. No candidate may run for more than one office. 2. All candidates must submit their names in writing on the nomination form before their names can be placed on the ballot. 3. Nomination from the floor for any office can ONLY be made if there is no nominee on the ballot as described in Article XII, Section 3. 4. Election and installation of officers shall be conducted at the Annual Meeting. 5. All ballots will be secured by the out-going nominating committee, held for 30 days and then must be destroyed. 6. No candidate is allowed to count votes.
A preliminary ballot will be posted and shared with membership 20 days prior to the election. All DSMA members in good standing are welcome to nominate themselves for any board or committee position.