2018/2019 Car Raffle Tickets

Hello Band Families!

The Car Raffle ticket envelopes have been distributed and your band student should have received theirs. If they haven’t, please contact me.

PLEASE READ THE LETTER enclosed with the tickets to familiarize yourself with the raffle and the ticket stub & money turn in dates.  I’ve attached a copy of the letter to this email. If possible, please return ticket stubs & money in the same envelope or write “Car Raffle” on the outside of the envelope you use.

Sell both tickets and turn in the stubs & money by Friday, September 21, 2018, to be entered into a drawing to win a 2018 Contest Hoodie!

You can email or call me with any questions.

Happy Selling!

Joyce Fink
NR Band Boosters, Car Raffle Chair

2018 Contest Pin Order NOW!

Hello Band Families!

Attached please find the order form for your 2018 Contest Pin Celebracion!  Please print off this form, fill it out and return it to the white band box no later than September 21, 2018!

2018 Contest Pin Order Form

This is a busy and exciting time of year but if you would like your pin to wear, display or just because you are a Contest Pin Collector, the time to order is NOW!

**Pins will be distributed during the Wednesday 6-9 practice after we have your orders in.

If you have any questions please contact me or text me, Anne Christensen at 330-304-2499

Have a great week!

A message from Mr. Vitale

Band Families,

As many of you heard, the high school will be closed tomorrow (9/5) because of the temperature.  After speaking with Mr. Osborne and the athletic director, we will still be rehearsing tomorrow evening, however, we will not begin until 7 PM.  This is to avoid sports/band practicing during a time period where the heat index will be the greatest. 

So yes, we will be rehearsing, however, the rehearsal will be 7-9 PM.

Thanks everyone for your understanding and flexibility and try and stay cool!

-Mr. Vitale

Band Spiritwear Shop On-line Contest Hoodie, Shirts, Hats & More

Hello Band Families!

Just a quick reminder to get your orders!

This online store is NOW OPEN and specifically has this year's Celebracion Contest Hoodie.  You will also find yard signs & several other spirit wear items with many styles and sizes to choose from.

Please find the link below to the online store for all your North Royalton Band spirit wear. Please have all orders in by Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Once the store closes and all orders are processed we will deliver your items during the Wednesday 6-9pm practices.


We look forward to seeing you in your Purple and Gold this year!

Happy Shopping!

Friday Night Reminders - Photo Buttons, Air Show, Flickr & More!

Hi Band Parents,

Friday is the second football game of the season and we wanted to share a few important reminders.

Photo Buttons

Don’t forget to stop over at the photo button table by the North Gate to pick up your photo button order. Friday’s game is the second last day to pick up the buttons. Don’t miss your opportunity to wear your bright, smiling child on your Bear-wear. If you haven’t ordered yet, there is still time to buy these world-famous buttons if you stop by the table before the game on Friday. The photo button table will be there from about 6:00 until the end of the first quarter.

Air Show

For those who have not picked up their Air Show parking tickets and waiver forms, please stop by the table by the North Gate before the game. You need these tickets to park in the volunteer lots and access your assigned gate.

Air Show forms will be available from about 6:00 to the end of the first quarter.

Remember the Air Show runs rain or shine so we need to show up regardless of the weather.

We are also still looking for Air Show volunteers so please consider signing up or signing up for another day. Please click on this link which will take you to our Sign Up Genius to volunteer. We need to fill all 85 slots per day to ensure maximum payout for the band and to avoid losing this important fundraiser.


Here is the like to the membership form. If you have not done so yet please print and fill out and send into the white band box or send in tomorrow at Fee, Form & Photo Day.

There will also be Membership registration forms at the table by the North Gate before the game. If you have not already joined the boosters, please consider joining. There are membership levels to suit anyone’s budget and the funds are instrumental to providing the vibrant band community and tradition of excellence we have all come to enjoy. (Plus you get cool goodies when you sign up.)

Stay for the game

We know it can be tempting to leave after the band performs the wonderful halftime show, thinking you saw everything you wanted to and want to beat the traffic. However, we encourage you to stay for the whole game. The football team is exciting this year, as shown by last week’s win, and the band plays “stadium jams” all fourth quarter plus the post-game Alma Mater. And if you head down to the school after the band marches out, you might see the drum line doing one of their spectacular “Flagpole” performances. It is definitely worth the wait and the walk!

Pictures and Videos

Check out the Band Boosters Flickr page to see the wonderful candid photos taken of band members each game and event. Halftime and contest shows are also posted up to YouTube for enjoyment again and again.

See you under the lights!

Band Booster Membership Fundraiser

Hope everyone enjoyed our very first Friday Night Football Half Time Performance, I know we did!

Band Booster Membership:

Year to date we have 68 people who have signed up for Band Booster Membership. Of those 68, 64 of those are current band members. We have 275 band members, we have a goal of 100 memberships, please help us reach that goal. It is so important to get involved even if it is simply by joining the Band Boosters. You do not need to have a child go to NORO or have them in the Band program to be a member. Don’t forget this is a tax write off.

Please do not forget: All committee chairs and bus chaperones must be Band Booster members.

Here is the link to the form, please feel free to fill it out and send it in with your Band Student to the white band box in Mr. Vitale’s room.


The sooner you sign up, the sooner you get your band apparel. For those that have already signed up, we will begin to get your items together and send them home with your Band Student during the 6-9 practices. We will let you know an exact date as soon as we have the items put together.

Yard Signs: 

Order your yard sign for your student. The cost is $25 and the deadline is September 7th! 

Thank you for your ongoing support and helping us continue a wonderful NOROtradition.

If you have any questions please email: Anne iannehdg@gmail.com or Chris Cnorwalk72@gmail.com

Have a great week!

Membership Committee
NRHS Band Boosters

Did Someone say AIR SHOW?? Details & More

Dear Band Families -

We got quite a few more volunteers this week, so thank you to those who signed up. If you haven't signed up (or want to sign up for a second day!) we still need people on Sunday (need 15) and Monday (need 27) to meet our required 85 per day. We are getting close, we just need a few more families and friends to help us. There is still time to sign up!  Remember, the money raised goes directly to help defer the costs of band trips, so the more we raise the less they cost for everyone. If you or anyone you know 14 or over can help please have them sign up via Signup Genius here:



For those of you who have already signed up if you did not get your parking passes, tickets, and instructions at Parent Preview Night we will have a table set up at the game near the entrance by the concession stand at the game on Friday. All tickets (Gate 6 only), parking passes, waivers, and instructions for your shift will be available under your name. If you will not be there you will need to make arrangements with me or Kathy Payne to get your tickets before your shift. 

Doug Payne
Air Show Committee Chair