Welcome to the Howard Junior High Band's website. We will endeavor to provide you with all of the information pertaining to band that you will need for the entire year.  Check out the Calendar tab for upcoming events, the Private Lessons page to contact your child's private teacher, the Downloads section to get class handouts, and the Directors section to learn more about the band directors here at Howard.

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us at any time.

Please click here for medical release form and here for enrollment form.

If you would like to sync your smartphone to our band calendar follow these instructions:

For iPhone:                                                                                                       

  1. This is now working with iOS4 - we can't guarantee the other OSS
  2. Go into the Settings app
  3. Touch "Mail, Contacts, Calendars"                                                                       
  4. Under Acounts, touch "Add Account"                                                                          
  5. On the Add Account screen, touch "Other"
  6. Under Calendars, touch "Add Subscribed Calendar"
  7. For the Server value, enter the URL of the public calendar:
  8. Touch "Next" in the upper right corner.
  9. It will verify the server then show a subscription page. Change the description if you like.
  10. Touch "Save" to save the subscription.

For Android:

To sync with Android devices, you will need to use your Google account and have a Google calendar created.

In your Google calendar:

  1. Under "Other Calendars" click the Add link.
  2. Select "Add by URL"
  3. Enter the following URL:
  4. Click "Add Calendar"
  5. Google will beging to sync your calendar, and it will appear on the screen.
  6. Click "Settings"
  7. Change the long name of the new calendar to something you will remember such as "Charms Calendar"
  8. Your phone should automatically be set to sync with your Google calendar.
  9. On your phone: Click on "Calendar", then bring up the settings for the calendar. Click on Calendar Sync. You should see your google account listed already. Make sure Auto-Sync is checked.

Dan Francis, dfrancis@wisd.org            Reggie Cook, rcook@wisd.org
972-923-4771 Ext. 410                         972.923.4771 Ext. 411

265 Broadhead Road, Waxahachie, Texas 75165
972.923.4771 Ext. 410