Munster Band Backers
Munster Band Backers 

The 2nd Annual Moonlit March 5K Glow Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, October 22nd.  The band will perform their marching show at 6pm on the football field with the race starting directly after their show.  Registration opens August 1st.  Please use the following link to register:  Moonlit March Registration

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 

2017-18 Executive Board:

  • President              Becky McKeever
  • Vice President     Linda Bevil
  • Treasurer              Kathy Foster
  • Secretary              Michelle Gilhooly
Welcome to MHS Marching Band
A letter from the President of Munster Band Backers.
Welcome letter 2017-18.docx
Microsoft Word document [17.6 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 14

Lafayette Jefferson High School, Lafayette, IN


Itinerary -


2017 Munster Marching Mustangs

ISSMA Regional Contest Schedule

October 14

Lafayette Jefferson High School, Lafayette, IN


Central Time

9:30 - Report

10:00 - Rehearsal

12:00 - Load Trucks

1:15 Depart

3:00 - Arrive at LJHS

4:25 - Dressed and Ready

4:57 - Physical Warm-up

5:21 - Transit

5:26 - Music Warm-up

5:50 - Transit

6:11 - Staging

6:14 - Performance

7:45- Awards

8:15 Recap at Busses

8:30 - Depart LJHS

10:15 Arrive at MHS


Open Class B

3:27 PM          Pendleton Heights  

3:30 PM          New Prairie

3:43 PM          Plymouth

3:56 PM          DeKalb  

5:22 PM          Elkhart Memorial

5:35 PM          Greenfield-Central

5:48 PM          Wawasee

6:01 PM          Huntington North  

6:14 PM          Munster

6:40 PM          New Castle  

6:53 PM          Marion  

7:06 PM          East Noble  

7:19 PM          New Palestine

7:32 PM          Northridge

7:45 PM          Awards - Class B



Directions to Lafayette Jefferson


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

OTC pain med authorization form
band OTC pain meds 2017.docx
Microsoft Word document [12.8 KB]
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. Calderon by the end of practice on Friday, August 4.
2017 marching shoe order.ppt
Microsoft Power Point presentation [443.5 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 2017-18.docx
Microsoft Word document [26.2 KB]

Financial Tracking Forms for the Treasurer

Deposit Notice
Adobe Acrobat document [125.5 KB]
Check Request
Adobe Acrobat document [91.2 KB]
Reimbursement Request
Adobe Acrobat document [105.9 KB]

Upcoming Events - Contest Schedule

September 16

Andrew High School

Third Place, Tied for First - Visual


September 23

BOA - Toledo


September 30

Providence Catholic or Crown Point

Contest Cancelled - Practice will be scheduled instead


October 7

Lincoln-Way East High School


October 14 - Regionals

Lafayette Jefferson High School


October 21

BOA - Indy


October 28 - Semi-State

Pike High School


November 4 - State Finals

Lucas Oil Stadium

2017-18 Calendar of Events
BB Calendar 2017-18.docx
Microsoft Word document [13.8 KB]

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