Munster Band Backers
Munster Band Backers 

Munster Band Backers - The Parent Organization that supports the Munster High School Marching Mustangs

Our Purpose:

  • To develop a spirit of cooperation between school authorities, parent-teacher groups, parents of band and guard students, and members of the community
  • To arouse civic interest in the school bands
  • To promote fellowship among members of the organization
  • To provide additional financial support of the band program and other requests of the band
  • To provide services as needed for the bands 

2016-17 Executive Board:

  • President              Becky McKeever
  • Vice President     Susan Moffett
  • Treasurer              Kathy Foster
  • Secretary              Darah Sheaks
Welcome to MHS Marching Band
A letter from the President of Munster Band Backers.
Welcome letter 2016-17.docx
Microsoft Word document [17.4 KB]
Charms Office Assistant

Munster Band Backer Charms Account Administration

 Every student in the Munster High School Band, Marching Band, and Color Guard has an account in the “Charms” system. The Munster Band Backers use these individual Charms accounts to track band-related expenses incurred, payments received and fundraising dollars credited.  See the Charms tab for more information about how the Charms system is used, how to access it, and how to obtain login information.

Use the link below to access the Charms calendar for the fall practice schedule, competition schedule, Band Backers meeting dates, and other upcoming events.  Select "Enter/Login" from the top right corner, select "Parents/Students/Members", and enter the school code "munsterhsband."

Marching Contest Information

October 1 - Plymouth High School


Itinerary - Munster Time

All Times are Central

10:30   -           Arrive at MHS

11:00   -           Rehearsal

2:00     -           Load Trucks/Busses   

3:15     -           Depart MHS

4:45     -           Arrive at PHS

5:45     -           Dressed and Ready

6:18     -           Visual Warm-up

6:49     -           Music

7:25     -           Performance

7:55     -           Change out of Uniform/Eat Dinner at PHS Concessions

8:20     -           Awards

8:45     -           Meeting at Busses

9:00     -           Depart PHS

10:40   -           Arrive at MHS/Unload Trucks



Class B Schedule

7:12 - Wawasee

7:25 – Munster




Follow the links below to to volunteer as a pit crew parent, chaperone, or loading/unloading crew member.  There is a separate sign-up for each contest.


Pit Crew Volunteer Sign-Up


Bus Chaperone Sign-Up

Contest Etiquette
Everything you need to know about attending a marching contest for the first time.
BB-Contest Etiquette.doc
Microsoft Word document [122.5 KB]
Marching Shoe Order
All students, new or returning, who need shoes for this marching season must complete this form and return it to Mrs. Salisbury by the end of practice on Tuesday, August 16.
marching shoes order form.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [177.1 KB]

Want to Become a Member?

Please email us or fill out the membership form below and return it with membership dues to the band room.



Band Backers Membership Form
BB Membership Form 2016-17.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [145.9 KB]

Upcoming Events - Contest Schedule

September 24

Penn High School


October 1

Plymouth High School


October 8

Elkhart Memorial High School


October 15 - Regionals

Chesterton High School


October 22 - Semi-State

Pike High School


October 29 - State Finals

Lucas Oil Stadium

2016-17 Calendar of Events
BB Calendar 2016-17.docx
Microsoft Word document [13.0 KB]

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