Mark Your Calendars - Uniform Pick Up

Mark Your Calendars
2018/2019 Marching Band Uniform Pickup

Seniors Tuesday, July 31, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Juniors Wednesday, August 1, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Sophomores Thursday, August 2, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Freshman Friday, August 3, 2018 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

It's Been a Great Time

Dear Band Families,

As we complete our second term as your Exec Board of the NRHS Band Boosters, we would like to thank everyone for the support, ideas and guidance to help to continue to grow our organization!

When we took office, our primary mission was to support and promote our band program and its students. To accomplish this we had a few goals:

  1. Protect and grow our funds
  2. Enhance our current Fundraisers rather than add more
  3. Support our band director
  4. Support our chairpersons and volunteers
  5. Support our North Royalton vendors whenever we could

So how did we do this?

  1. Brought our mandatory white Tshirt / Purple Polos in house maintaining an inventory (Sabine Halterman – NRHS grad)
  2. Added event TShirt sales to both Band Fest and States (Kader Printing – NRHS grad)
  3. Added an Ice Cream Social at Parent Preview night (Honey Hut – NRHS grad)
  4. Rolled out Rhythm & Raffle – a community event featuring a basket raffle, dinner and our Jazz Bands, Drum line and Dancers  from both the HS and MS.  This was a HUGE change  from our traditional Basket Raffle and we  tripled our profits
  5. Worked with Mr. Vitale to produce DVDs of our State finals and bundled the DVD with Marching Band CDs for a cost effective product (Jumpstart Videos / Soundwaves),
  6. Submitted requests for Walmart Grants
  7. Introduced Munching for Music using area restaurants like Chipotle, Burger King and Pie Card sales.
  8. Added Tervis cups as a membership add on (Resource Solutions)
  9. Moved our money to Key Bank and invested our reserved funds in short term Money Market accounts and we are already tripling our interest! (Key Bank)
  10. Switched our Fruit Distributor to PeeJays.  Additionally, we ordered the fruit bags online saving at least $600 in bag expenses.
  11. Built Smile.Amazon donation account:  North Royalton Band Boosters. 
  12. Continued to use GFS account for North Royalton Band Boosters.
  13. Created a central SignUpGenius for all chairpersons and volunteers
  14. Streamlined the registration process to make future updates easier for the administrator.
  15. Implemented MailChimp to make sending emails to parents, boosters and alumni easier, less time consuming and, in some cases, simply possible.
  16. Ensured that funds were available for band ‘needs’ as stipulated by Mr. Vitale.   When funds were available, the Boosters also provided items that the band program ‘wanted’.
  17. Purchased the new trailer and decals
  18. Purchased 7 ‘A’ frames for use at States and Band Fest 

We are wishing the next board success in their goals and know this organization will continue to grow through the years.  North Royalton has the finest band program around and we, as a board, are proud to be part of their success.

Our final thought:  GET INVOLVED with the Boosters…. It has been very rewarding experience...

Best Wishes in the coming season,

Amanda, Becky, Shirley, Regina and Geri

P.S. Congratulations to our graduating seniors! Good luck in all your future endeavors!

Munching For Music Monday Fiesta!

Dear Band Families,

Our next Munching for Music event will allow you to celebrate Siete de Mayo! This is not to be confused with the more well-know Cinco de Mayo. What sets our special day apart is the fact that when you celebrate by eating at Chipotle, you help raise money for the band! ¡Que oportunidad tan fantástica!

Monday, May 7, 2018
4416 E Royalton Rd, Brecksville, OH 44141

Please take a flyer, show it on your phone, or simply tell them you’re supporting the band to have your purchase count. Online orders do not count, only in-store purchases.

So, if you’ve ever needed an excuse for celebrating twice within three days, this is definitely it! ¡Vamos de fiesta!

We appreciate you supporting our band!
¡Muchas gracias!

Time To Turn In Your Concert Uniform

Dear Band Families,

It is the end of the year and time for concert uniforms to be turned in!

Turn in will be at NRHS, Room 310 on:

Monday, May 7th, 6:30-8:00pm
Tuesday, May 8th, 6:30-8:00pm

TUXES - the jacket and pant ONLY need to be dry cleaned. Take it to On the Spot Dry Cleaners (corner of Rt. 82 and Broadview Road behind Shell station OR corner of Pleasant Valley and State Rd) Just drop it off and pick it up. The Band Boosters take care of the cost. Return the cleaned tux with the bow tie, cummerbund and suit bag at one of the turn in dates.

DRESSES - please wash your dress in cold water and line dry. Do NOT iron! Return the dress with the velvet hanger at one of the turn in dates.

Please contact Joel Young at 440-292-6170 or 

OR Mary Wohleber at 216-409-5413 or with any questions.

Thank You!!

Last Call for Spring Banquet

Dear NR Band Families,

The Spring Band Dinner/Award evening will be on Wednesday, May 2nd. If you have already signed up your senior and/or family for this evening thank you. If not, you still can send in your money and orders by Monday, April 30th. This is absolutely the last day we can accept dinner RSVP’s. We have to call the caterer by 3:00 p.m. that day. Please have your bando drop off their order in the white band box. Attached you will find the invitation and all the information for this special evening.

Click Here for Invitation and RSVP Form

Thank you very much!

Amy Schultz

Hospitality Co-Chair

Sign Up Genius to Help at the Banquet

Dear Band Families,

Next Wednesday, May 2nd, will be our Spring Band/Dinner Banquet.  By now you should have received an invite for this evening along with an RSVP if you are planning on attending the dinner.  We are in need of volunteers to help us set up, serve and clean up for this event.  Keep in mind we will not clean up until after the awards ceremony, so you will not miss any of the program.  The link for signing up to help with this event is as follows:

Please consider helping with this event.  We appreciate any and all volunteers.

Have a nice day,

NR Band Boosters Hospitality Committee