NRHS Band Newsletter July 2017

Band Camp is almost here! Read below for important news and dates to mark on your calendar

Marching Band Uniform Distribution

Marching Band / Band Front Uniforms will be distributed in ROOM 310 (up by the Community Room) according to the following schedule:

  • August 2 – 5:30 – 7:30p – SENIORS
  • August 3 – 5:30 – 7:30p – JUNIORS & BAND FRONT
  • August 4 – 5:30 – 7:30p – SOPHOMORES
  • August 7 – 5:30 – 7:30p – FRESHMAN

Mark these dates on your calendar now! You must have your uniform for Picture Day.

If you still need your REQUIRED tshirts and polos, they will be available for purchase these evenings. Tshirts: $10 and Polos :$20

Please note: all registration fees and/or outstanding fees must be paid or you will not be able to receive your uniform.

Any questions? Please call Anthony Amato: 216-401-7763

Needed: Assistant Chairpersons for Various COmmittees

We are in need of a few parents to help out our committees. It is a lot of fun to work on these committees. You will meet wonderful parents and every minute of your time directly benefits our band program

To volunteer for a position: CONTACT AMANDA KOST: 4408646543 or memandy@ameritech.net. THANKS!

Here is what we need:

VISITING BANDS – need a parent to contact the directors of visiting bands to check on the size of their band. We have a form email for you to send to the directors. We need the information because we supply water and snacks to our visiting bands. There are only 5 home games.

PHOTO BUTTONS – need a parent to help the chairperson with Picture Day, process the pictures, help make the buttons and distribute at home games. It is a lot of fun… especially making the buttons!

50/50 RAFFLE – need a parent to assist our chairperson the nights of the home games. You would help check in our volunteers, distribute tickets to our volunteers to sell, collect money, tear tickets and help close out the raffle. Involvement is from 6pm – halftime.

CHAPERONES – help chairperson to make sure all busses have chaperones. May require calling or emailing volunteers. Need to be able to chaperone the busses to away games and contests. It is a great way to meet the band and no worries about parking or driving to away events!

CONCERT UNIFORMS – need a parent to help the chairperson prepare the uniforms, distribute and collect for CONCERT season.

Mark Your Calendar!

  • August 3 – FIRST DAY OF BAND CAMP
  • August 2,3,4,7 – Uniform Distribution (see below)
  • August 9 – NEW PARENT MEETING – MEDIA CENTER 7pm
  • August 15 – Picture Day
  • August 18 – Parent Preview Night and Ice Cream Social
  • August 18 – 20 – EASTER SEALS DONATION DRIVE
  • August 20 – Home Days Parade
  • August 28 – BOOSTER MEETING – MEDIA CENTER 7pm

Band Front Registration Instructions 2017

Hello Band Front Families,

It is time to register for the 2017-2018 band season. Band Front Registration will be taking place on-line over the next few days. The deadline is June 12. All fees and information are needed at this time. All payments are made through PayPal only.

To complete the process you must submit 2 forms (Band Front Registration Form and Volunteer Form). Once you have completed your registration you will receive three emails: One from PayPal with your payment information; and two from Band Boosters (one with your Band Front information and one with your Volunteer information). We recommend saving these emails as they are your receipt for your registration and you may wish to refer to them later.

Band Front Registration Form

On this form, you will be filling out parent and student information and paying the band front, course and activities fees. After filling out the form click Submit and you will be taken to PayPal to pay your fees and complete this portion of the registration process.

Volunteer Form

We ask each family to support their student and the band by signing up for at least two activities. One of the reasons we have a great band is the high level of parent and family support and involvement. The majority of the funds needed to support the band (uniforms, flags, etc.) come from these fundraisers. Note that we will close individual activities once we have enough volunteers, so sooner is better than later if you prefer specific activities.

When you finish the Volunteer Form you will be taken to the Band Registration Form. Do NOT fill out the Band Registration Form. You are done registering, just close the browser window.

If you have any questions or problems, please don’t hesitate to ask!

Thanks!

NRHS Band Program Newsletter – MAY 22, 2017

Congrats to all of our graduating Seniors…. May you always dream and reach for those dreams and make music a part of your life….

Thank you to every person who helped make this band season a HUGE success… all the hours chairing a committee, volunteering, bringing your student to practices and supporting our bands is greatly appreciated. This program runs well because of YOU!

LINKS you need to know:

FINAL DATES for the season that you need to know:

  • May 22 – Band Booster Meeting in the Media Center at 7PM
  • May 24 – Band-A-Rama – 7PM in Gym 1
  • May 29 – Memorial Day Parade – see Mr.Vitale’s site for details
  • June 13-14 – Tshirt / Polo sale 8 – 8:30pm Cafeteria 2

Remember to order your shoes for the next marching season!

Donations Requested For End of the Year Ice Cream Social and Parade

We are still in need of a few items for the last two end of the year events. Please follow this link if you can donate and bring your donations to either the Booster Meeting this Monday, May 22 OR to the band room before Band-A-Rama, May 24th. Thank you in advance for your donations

Mark Your Calendar - June 13th-14

Tshirts ($10) and Polos l($20) will be sold AFTER the evening rehearsals. Tables will be set up in Cafeteria 2 from 8 – 8:30PM. Cash or Checks ONLY. Checks are to be made out to the North Royalton Band Boosters. Any questions, please call Amanda Kost – 440-864-6543

Band T-shirt, Band Polo and Marching Band Shoe Purchase Info & More

Hello Band Families!

Even though the school year has not ended, we need to start getting ready for the upcoming marching season!!

Mr. Vitale has posted both the Band Calendar AND the Band Camp Calendar on his website.

Look under Forms and PDFs to find his calendar!

Important Booster dates to remember:

  • June 13 -14 8:00 – 8:30pm Tshirt ($10) and Polo ($20) Sale
    Cafeteria 2
    Cash or Check only
  • Aug 9 - 6:15pm New Parent Meeting – WELCOME!

If you have not ordered your Marching Shoes yet, please see the attached flyer…. Order early to receive the best price!

Just a heads up, for Parent Preview Night AND the Homedays Parade, you will need Khaki pants (not Cargo pants) along with a Black Belt, your Marching Shoes, Black Socks and your Band Polo Shirt.

As always, if you have any questions, please call:

Amanda Kost – 440-864-6543
Band Booster President

NRHS Band Program Newsletter – MAY 15, 2017

CONGRATS to all our scholarship recipients: Michael Kost, Michael Atkinson, Allison Hornyak and Aaron Voies!!!!

LINKS you need to know:

FINAL DATES for the season that you need to know:

  • May 15-16 – Concert Uniform Returns
  • May 22 – Band Booster Meeting in the Media Center at 7PM
  • May 24 – Band-A-Rama – 7PM in Gym 1
  • May 29 – Memorial Day Parade
  • June 13-14 – Tshirt / Polo sale 8 – 8:30pm Cafeteria 2

Thank you to Basket Raffle and Band Awards committees that made the two events a HUGE success!!

Concert Uniform Return Dates

Turn in will be at NRHS, Room 310 on:
Monday, May 15th, 6:30-8:00pm
Tuesday, May 16th, 6:30-8:00pm

TUXES - the jacket and pant need to be dry cleaned. Take it to On the Spot Dry Cleaners (corner of Rt. 82 and Broadview Road behind Shell station). 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.

NOTE: SENIORS YOU MUST GET YOUR UNIFORM RETURNED IF YOU WANT MR. VITALE TO SIGN YOUR SENIOR CHECKOUT FORM!

Mark Your Calendar June 13 - 14

Tshirts ($10) and Polos l($20) will be sold AFTER the evening rehearsals. Tables will be set up in Cafeteria 2 from 8 – 8:30PM. Cash or Checks ONLY. Checks are to be made out to the North Royalton Band Boosters. Any questions, please call Amanda Kost – 440-864-6543

Donations for the Parade and the Ice Scream Social

Hello, Band Families!

The season is almost over and we have two more events after Band A Rama! We are marching in the Memorial Day Parade and we offer an Ice Cream Social to the entire band during their class final.

We are asking for a few donations to make these last events a success. Please follow the SignUpGenius link below to sign up for a donation of chocolate syrup, strawberry syrup, chocolate sprinkles, multi-colored sprinkles or water.

It is greatly appreciated!!

To donate follow this link.

Any questions? Please call Amanda Kost at 4408646543

Concert Uniform Turn In

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 15th, 6:30-8:00pm
Tuesday, May 16th, 6:30-8:00pm

TUXES - the jacket and pant need to be dry cleaned. Take it to On the Spot Dry Cleaners (corner of Rt. 82 and Broadview Road behind Shell station). 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 440-292-6172 or joel.s.young@roadrunner.com OR Mary Wohleber at 216-409-5413 or wohleberm@yahoo.com with any questions.

Thank You!

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