The Stinger

May 21, 2020

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In this issue.....

  • CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020!
  • LOCKER CLEAN-OUT AND INSTRUMENT DROP-OFF 5/28
  • BAND BANQUET – 7/25
  • THE JIM MOODY SCHOLARSHIP WINNER
  • GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
  • VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION
  • 2020-21 PAYMENT SCHEDULE

CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020!

Imagine with all your mind. Believe with all your heart. Achieve with all your might. Congratulations to all of our graduating seniors! We are so proud of you. Now go out and do great things!



LOCKER CLEAN-OUT AND INSTRUMENT DROP-OFF 5/28

If you need come and clean out your band locker, please sign up here:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/904084AAAA823A5F85-locker


If you have a school owned instrument that you need to drop off, please do so by following the instructions below:

  1. Please pull up to the back doors of the band room (Door #9).

  2. Knock on the door and we’ll retrieve your instrument from you at that time.

  3. Please stop by between 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM.



BAND BANQUET – 7/25

Due to social distancing guidelines, our annual Band Banquet has been rescheduled for Saturday, July 25. We would rather wait to have a live banquet than a virtual one! We will let you know more details as they become available.



THE JIM MOODY SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

Congratulations to Bernard Mwangi on winning the 2020 Jim Moody Scholarship! Bernard will be attending Georgia State University and joining the Panther Band in the fall.



GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

On Thursday, May 14 we held our final General Membership meeting for the 2019-20 school year. You can find a copy of the minutes and the presentation on our web site here:


https://www.roswellband.com/band-boosters/rhsbba-agendas-and-minutes/


Highlights:

  • We successfully held our meeting over Zoom!

  • RHS Co-Directors of Ensembles Mr. Moon and Mr. Long gave a summary of the school year and a glimpse of what’s ahead for the new year.

  • Boosters Co-Presidents Michael Dal Cerro and Greg Freeman gave the Boosters report. They shared highlights of the year, our opportunities, the status of our fundraising, and what is ahead for the new year (our financials and operating plan).

  • Membership approved the proposed budget for the new year ahead (from 7/1/2020 until 6/30/2021) as well as an amendment to the bylaws (changing term limits).



VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

This is our biggest opportunity for the band. We are ramping for the new year ahead! It will be here before we know it. And we have a number of openings we need staffed up now. Even if you aren’t sure yet if/when you can help next year, please complete this quick online form so that we have your contact information and can learn your skills and interests. It takes less than five minutes!


https://roswellband.formstack.com/forms/2020_roswell_band_volunteer_form

2020-21 PAYMENT SCHEDULE


Pending decisions made by the CDC and the Governor, Band Camp is scheduled to begin Monday, July 20. Therefore, payment options are as follows:

  • Pay $795 marching band enrollment fee in full by Friday, July 17. Your initial $50 deposit will be applied to this fee. Also, if you have a trip balance, that can be applied to your fee.

  • Apply for payment plan. ("RHS Band Payment Form 2020-21"due before July 17)

  • Apply for financial aid. ("RHS Band Financial Aid Form 2020-21" due before July 17)


These forms are attached for your convenience. You can also find these forms on our web site:

https://www.roswellband.com/band-boosters/booster-forms/


More details regarding Concert Band payments, Percussion fees, etc. will be issued in the coming weeks. If you have any questions, contact treasurer@roswellband.com.