Welcome to the Thomas Jefferson Middle School Band!

Use the links on the left side of the page to find more information about the Jefferson Band Program.

Recent Updates:

  • Welcome back!
  • All band students will receive a copy of the TJMS Opening of School Packet & Band Syllabus for 2019-2020 on the first day of school.
  • How to create or update your Charms account at the beginning of the year:
    • CLICK HERE to go to the Charms registration page!
      • New students: Fill in your information to create a NEW Charms account
      • Returning students: Type in your password (Your Student ID is the default unless you changed it) or Use the Password Reset function to access Charms and update your information if necessary.
  • All forms (Syllabus Signature Page, Emergency Contact Information, and Field Trip Forms) are due on Friday, September 6.
  • Uniform Fees and T-shirt orders (all new students and returning students who need a replacement) are due on Friday, September 27. Financial assistance is available upon request.
  • All students are expected to attend scheduled rehearsals and performances for their ensemble. If your student has an unavoidable conflict, please submit an Excused Absence Request Form no later than 3 school days in advance for rehearsals and 1 month in advance for performances.  The STUDENT should complete the form using his or her APS Google login.


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The TJMS Music Department now uses Charms Office Assistant to send emails, track student finances, and for parent volunteer sign ups.

Access your student’s Charms account here.

  • School code: tjmsmusic
  • Student password: ID number
    • Note: Once you have logged in, you will be prompted to change your password.  Please be sure both the parent AND the student know what the new password is!  If you forget your password, your music teacher will NOT have access to it but CAN reset your password if necessary.
  • The Charms Blue Mobile Parent/Student Portal APP is FREE and available on both Android and Apple devices.



Catrina Tangchittsumran-Stumpf, Band Director

Email (preferred contact):

School Phone: (703) 228-5900

Susan Rochard, Band Volunteer Coordinator