LN Band Newsletter 8/6/18

From: "LN Band" <jenniferjansen@msdlt.org>
Subject: LN Band Newsletter 8/6/18
Date: August 6th 2018

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Booster Newsletter 8/6/18



  5. SCRIP – Gift Cards


  • All LN Band parents are invited to attend our first parent booster meeting on Tuesday, August 14 at 6:30pm in the band room. This is a great way to meet your Band Booster Board members, find out about fundraising opportunities, and become an active part of our LN Band family! There will also be a Meet and Greet session with our Band staff at 6:00pm.
  • Click here for a list of all LN Band Booster Meeting dates for the 2018 – 2019 calendar year.


  • Beginning July 1, 2018, LN Band has switched from using Cervis to signup.com for our volunteer management. This change not only saves money that can now be used for our students, but also allows for easier access on mobile devices for volunteers and coordinators. We had received quite a bit of feedback from parents about difficulties using the Cervis system, and we’re hoping that switching to signup.com will alleviate many of these issues.
  • You do not need to register an account, or keep a password on Signup.com to sign up and volunteer! Signup.com also does not retain or share your email address with any third parties.
    • Parents of Marching Pride students should be familiar with this program, as it is the same one that has been used successfully by MPLT for the past few years.
  • Currently, only the Breakfast Sale and Concessions fundraisers are listed on Signup; see below for links to each of these fundraisers, and check future listservs for more opportunities to volunteer!
  • Email Jen Jansen at jenniferjansen@msdlt.k12.in.us for more information, or with questions.


  • What is the Breakfast Table Fundraiser? It is one of our most profitable fundraisers that supports ALL of our Performing Arts students, by supporting our student scholarship fund AND allowing parents to earn money towards their student’s account. Volunteering at the Breakfast Table is also a great way to meet fellow Performing Arts families! This being said, we need many volunteers to keep bringing in funds.
  • What you need to know to help:
  • Work any school day from 8:00 am to 9:15 am
  • Work with 1-2 other band parents.
  • Earn $5 toward your student account for every shift worked
  • Students may work with their parent as the third volunteer and earn a second stipend.
  • Any adult who wants to help a band student is welcome; parent, grandparent, aunts, uncle, cousins, or good friends
  • Use the Sign Up link (http://signup.com/go/tVnZSrt) to sign up for shifts
  • Receive email reminder for shifts you register for
  • This is a fun easy fundraiser to work. It brings in between $100 - $200 profit a day.  If we do not get people to sign up we will lose this valuable fundraiser. 
  • PLEASE check your calendars, schedules, and hearts.  Find a time when you can help and then sign up.  If every student had an adult who could volunteer just 3 times during the school year we would have all the slots filled.
  • If you have any questions or need help signing up please contact Gayle Cartwright gmjc031154@comcast.net or call 317-439-4020.


  • Concessions are a huge fundraiser for the Band Department and for your student account! 
  • There are many shifts available in the evenings during the week, and throughout the day on Saturdays for people to work at athletic events selling concessions.
  • All family members, 16 years of age and above, are welcome to participate. 
    • Each person receives $20.00 per shift, which goes directly into your student’s account, $30 for stand managers* (with training). 
    • There will be a limit of 3 signups per family until everyone has a chance to signup (no limit on Friday night football games). A message will be sent when families can sign up for additional shifts.
  • Please contact Tonya Laudadio for more information.  Email: tonyalaudadio@yahoo.com.
  • To sign up: Go to http://signup.com/go/RbPHOeR
  • Stand Managers are needed!  A Stand Manager helps open/close the concession stand and is the person “in charge”.  Please email Tonya Laudadio if you are interested in becoming a Stand Manager.  There will be a training session.


  1. SCRIP – Gift Cards
  • Turn Everyday Shopping into Fundraising – no selling, just earning!  Scrip is fundraising while you shop at all your favorite stores!  Click here to find out how.
  • The next order date is tomorrow, August 7, 2018!
  • Click here for a calendar of all Scrip order dates for the 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Go to the Scrip website at www.shopwithscrip.com to place your order, enroll in PrestoPay, reload cards, search for special offers, and more.
  • Orders paid by cash or check must be received by Jen Jansen in the band office (Room 159) by 2:00 pm on the order date.  Online orders paid by PrestoPay must be made by 7:00 pm on the order date.
  • The shipping fee on plastic cards is $8.50 for standard delivery. This fee is divided between everyone who placed orders for plastic cards on that date, and is deducted from any earned rebate.  If you are the only person ordering cards, the entire shipping fee will be deducted from your rebate.
  • For Scrip questions, please contact Kaye Schoenling KSchoenl@comcast.net or (317) 709-0039.


  • With the start of a new school year, it’s the perfect time to check and make sure that Lawrence North Band Boosters is selected as your chose community organization.
    • Annual renewals are required for our general fund to continue receiving benefits from all of your Kroger purchases.
  • Register your Kroger Plus Card, or sign up for one today, and help support our programs while you shop!


  • All LN Band students should have received a copy of the 2018 – 2019 Band Handbook during their band class last week.
  • It is important that both parents and students read the contents of the handbook thoroughly
  • Click here to access a digital copy


    • Stay up to date! Click here to receive the weekly MPLT Newsletter.
    • Join MPLT for their 2nd annual Color Run on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Lawrence Park. Save the date!  This is a FUN run. Times don’t matter, but how much color you can accumulate does!
      • The registration link is live!  This online registration is for the public only.
      • Performing Arts students must submit a paper registration form to the Performing Arts office in order to receive the discounted $12 registration fee. Click here to download the required form.
      • Join our Facebook Color Run event page.
      • Students are encouraged to continue collecting donations through August 18th, this is a great way to earn money towards their band fees!





Tuesday, August 7                                Scrip Orders Due

Tuesday, August 14                              Booster Meeting 6:30 PM

Saturday, August 18                             MPLT My School COLOR RUN!

Tuesday, August 21                              Scrip Orders Due



Additional calendar information is available at www.lnband.com.



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