LN Band Booster Newsletter 11/13/18

From: "LN Band" <jenniferjansen@msdlt.org>
Subject: LN Band Booster Newsletter 11/13/18
Date: November 13th 2018

LN Regime Logo.eps                                                                                   Booster Newsletter 11/13/18

 

  1. PEP BAND
  2. PASIC FIELD TRIP
  3. WREATH SALE FUNDRAISER
  4. ISSMA SOLO & ENSEMBLE
  5. WINTER PERCUSSION AUDITIONS
  6. IBA ALL-STATE BAND
  7. PRIVATE LESSONS
  8. BREAKFAST SALE FUNDRAISER
  9. CONCESSIONS FUNDRAISER
  10. AMAZON SMILE FUNDRAISER
  11. SCRIP – Gift Cards
  12. KROGER PLUS CARD
  13. MPLT INFORMATION

 

Text Box: Pictured right: The LN Wind Ensemble and Chamber Orchestra performing Symphony for the Sons of Nam yesterday at our Veteran’s Day Convocation.

  1. PEP BAND
  • All band students interested in performing in the Pep Band at LN Basketball games this season should turn in a commitment form as soon as possible. 
    • Copies of the commitment forms and schedule are located in the back of the band room.  
      • Cash or checks are accepted, please make checks payable to LN Band.  
    • Students may receive extra credit for their active participation in Pep Band.
    • Contact Pep Band Director, Nicholas Montan, with questions: nicholasmontan@msdlt.k12.in.us

 

  1. PASIC FIELD TRIP
  • The field trip to PASIC has been rescheduled from Thursday, November 15th to Friday, November 16th
  • All students should have brought home an updated field trip permission slip last week; these forms were due to be turned in by yesterday, November 12th
    • If you have not yet turned in an updated field trip form, you must do so as soon as possible. Students who do not turn in an updated form to the LN PA office by Thursday at 3:00pm will not be able to attend this field trip. 

 

  1. WREATH SALE FUNDRAISER
  • Those who participated in this year’s wreath sale can pick them up at the LN Annex on Thursday, November 15th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    • The Annex is located on the back side of the school, between the band room and the loading dock

 

  1. ISSMA SOLO & ENSEMBLE
  • ISSMA Solo and Ensemble is a voluntary, but highly recommended performance opportunity.
  • District Contest for winds, percussion, and strings is February 2, 2019 at New Palestine Intermediate School
    • State Contest for winds, percussion, and strings is February 23, 2019; the State Contest is only open to those students who earn a Gold rating at the District Contest
  • This opportunity is open to ALL band students, however, students must consult with a band director if they are interested in participating.
  • The cost is $15 for a solo performance or $7 per ensemble member. Please submit a separate form for each event if you are applying for multiple events.
    • The deadline to submit forms and payment has been extended to Wednesday, November 26th. Please ensure that all forms and payments have been turned in prior to this date, as we will be submitting registrations to ISSMA on Thursday, November 27th.   
    • Click here to download the entry form

 

  1. WINTER PERCUSSION AUDITIONS
  • Auditions the 2018 Lawrence Township Winter Percussion season begin on Monday, November 26th.
  • Students must meet the following requirements to audition:
    • Participated in the 2018 MPLT season
    • Student Account must be in good standing (if you are unsure of your student’s account balance, please contact Jennifer Jansen at jenniferjansen@msdlt.k12.in.us)

 

  1. IBA ALL-STATE BAND

 

  1. PRIVATE LESSONS
  • Our directors have seen incredible improvements in many of our students throughout the semester, and much of this success is due to our extremely talented private lesson instructors!
  • There are many benefits to enrolling your student in private lessons, click here to learn more about how your student can benefit both musically and academically from taking private lessons
  • Many of our instructors can meet with students during their concert band class, just ask!
  • Click here to read more about our private lesson instructors, or to send them an email
  • Contact your student’s band director for more information on our private lesson program

 

  1. BREAKFAST SALE FUNDRAISER
  • Help is needed Thursday and Friday of this week; we currently do not have enough parents signed up to hold the sale.
  • Extra help is needed from Monday, November 12th through Tuesday, December 11th
    • Gayle will be unavailable during this time due to ISTEP testing, and we are in need of available workers to fill in
    • If we do not have at least 2 adults signed up each day, we cannot hold our breakfast sale and will lose funding necessary to keep our program going
  • Use the Sign Up link (http://signup.com/go/tVnZSrt) to volunteer
  • If you have any questions or need help signing up, please contact Gayle Cartwright gmjc031154@comcast.net or call 317-439-4020.

 

  1. CONCESSIONS FUNDRAISER
  • All winter sports are now posted on signup.com.
  • To sign up: Go to http://signup.com/go/RbPHOeR
  • Please contact Tonya Laudadio at tonyalaudadio@yahoo.com for more information.
  • 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).

 

  1. AMAZON SMILE FUNDRAISER
  • As you begin your holiday shopping this year, consider shopping through Amazon and a portion of your purchase will be credited to the Lawrence North Band Boosters!
    • To sign up, visit www.smile.amazon.com and enter Lawrence North High School Band Boosters Inc as your charitable organization
    • Once you are signed up, simply go to www.smile.amazon.com every time you shop, and a portion of your purchase will be donated at no cost to you!
  • The “Smile” program can be used in conjunction with your Amazon Prime benefits

 

  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 for plastic cards is Tuesday, November 13th
  • 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.

 

  1. KROGER PLUS CARDS
  • 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 chosen community organization.
  • Register your Kroger Plus Card, or sign up for one today, and help support our programs while you shop!

 

  1. MPLT INFORMATION
  • CONGRATULATIONS to the Marching Pride of Lawrence Township on an amazing season! Your directors, staff, families, and fans are all extremely proud of each and every one of you.
  • The MPLT Awards Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 13th at 7pm, in the LC Auditorium.

 

Save the Dates:

Day

Date

Event

Location

Time

Fri.

11/16

PASIC Field Trip

IN Convention Center

9a – 6:15p

Tue.

12/4

Holiday Concert

LN

7p -9p

Fri.

1/25

Jazz Dance Concert

LN

7p – 9p

Wed.

1/30

Chamber Concert

LN

7p – 9p

Sat.

2/2

ISSMA Solo & Ensemble District

New Palestine

All Day

 

 

Click here for the LN Band Google calendar

 



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