The Stinger

February 6, 2020

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In this issue.....

  • PRE-LGPE Concert Call Times

  • WINTER GUARD RECAP

  • IDL COMPETITION INFORMATION

  • DRUM MAJOR APPLICATIONS INFORMATION

  • WIND ENSEMBLE PARENT DRIVERS NEEDED

  • M.A.R.C.H.

  • UPCOMING BOARD MEETING

  • BAND BANQUET INFORMATION

  • SENIOR PHOTOS INFORMATION

  • HELP NEEDED

COMING UP SOON


2/6 IDL Rehearsal Band Room 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2/7 Winter Guard Rehearsal Band Room 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2/7 IDL Rehearsal Band Room 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2/7 Jeep Raffle Celebration Main Event 7:00 PM

2/7 DEADLINE! Last Payment due for Spring Trip

2/10 Winter Guard Rehearsal Band Room 3:45 PM - 6:00 PM

2/10 IDL Rehearsal Band Room 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

2/10 Executive Board Meeting Media Ctr 7:00 PM

2/11 Pre-LGPE Concert Auditorium 7:00 PM

2/12 Jazz Band Rehearsal Band Room 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2/12 Winter Guard Rehearsal Band Room 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2/12 "Experience Band" Recruiting Event CMS 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

2/13 IDL Rehearsal Band Room 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2/14 Winter Guard Rehearsal Cafeteria 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2/14 IDL Rehearsal Band Room 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2/15 IDL Competition North Gwinnett HS

2/15 Winter Guard Competition Creekview HS

2/17 Winter Guard Rehearsal CANCELLED

2/17 IDL Rehearsal CANCELLED

2/19 Band Banquet Mtg. Media Center 6:30 PM

ENSEMBLE UPDATES

PRE-LGPE CONCERT 2/11 at 7:00 PM


Be sure to come to our concert on February 11th in the RHS Auditorium to hear what we’ve been practicing for LGPE in March.


Concert Band- on stage at 6:00 PM
Symphonic Band- in the band room at 6:50 PM
Wind Ensemble- seated in the auditorium at 6:50 PM

WINTER GUARD RECAP

Congratulations to our Winter Guard for placing 3rd in this week’s competition at East Coweta High School! Thank you for your determination and hard work!

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Additional Winter Guard events:

15 Feb | Creek View High School

14 Mar | WGI (in Charlotte)

28 Mar | SAPA Championships (in Chattanooga)

IDL COMPETITION ON FEBRUARY 15

Get ready to rock! Come out to North Gwinnett High School to cheer on our very own Indoor Drumline!


Location:

North Gwinnett High School

20 Level Creek Road

Suwanee, GA 30024


Tickets

$10 for the day


Roswell IDL will perform at approximately 12:04 p.m.


Check out Georgia Indoor Percussion Association for more information at http://gipacircuit.com


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DRUM MAJOR APPLICATIONS DUE 2/18


Mr. Moon recently distributed Leadership Applications for the 2020 season. Positions include Drum Major, Section Leader, Librarian, Captain, Ops Manager and Uniform Manager. A full list of required events is included in the handout. Please encourage your student to apply!


Drum Major Interviews are scheduled to take place on February 18th from 5:15 - 7:00 p.m. Students should have their “Servant Leader Application” completed by this day.


Click here for the application:


https://fultonk12.sharepoint.com/:w:/r/sites/MMStuff/_layouts/15/Doc.aspx?sourcedoc=%7B172C1199-2B99-49DD-92CD-07E6DEDA11EA%7D&file=ROSWELL%20MARCHING%20BAND%20leadership.docx&action=default&mobileredirect=true



“EXPERIENCE THE BAND”


If your student is applying for a leadership role, they have been requested to assist Mr. Moon and Mr. Long at our recruiting events called “Experience the Band” at the feeder schools on the following dates:


Elkins Pointe MS – Thursday, 2/27 from 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Crabapple MS – Thursday, 2/12 and Thursday, 2/27 from 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.


Mr. Moon and Mr. Long would like to thank all of the band students who helped write 100 personalized post cards to our Rising 9thgraders encouraging them to attend the events at their respective schools!

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STILL LOOKING FOR DRIVERS AND CHAPERONES


If your schedule permits, please help us with chaperoning students at these upcoming events:

For LGPE Performances @ Centennial HS:


LGPE Wind Ensemble – March 10 (need 1)

https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=rswlhsb&v=5081783


LGPE Concert Band – March 12 (need 2)

https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=rswlhsb&v=4788675



For Middle School Rehearsals:

We are sitting in Mr. Wilson’s and Mr. Melton’s classes to help middle school students with their LGPE rehearsals. Please sign up to drive a few students back and forth to the middle schools on the following days.


To Elkins or Crabapple (during school hours)

Thursday, 2/20 @ 11:00 PM-1:30 PM- Round-trip to Elkins Pointe
https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=rswlhsb&v=5118184


Thursday, 2/20 @ 1:00 PM- 2:45 PM- Round-trip to Crabapple

https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=rswlhsb&v=5118191

To Elkins or Crabapple (during school hours)

Thursday, 2/27 @ 11:00 PM-1:30 PM- Round-trip to Elkins Pointe

https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=rswlhsb&v=5118199


Thursday, 2/27 @ 1:00 PM- 2:45 PM- Round-trip to Crabapple

https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=rswlhsb&v=5118201



We appreciate your assistance!

BAND BOOSTER UPDATES

M.A.R.C.H


We will announce this week our 2020 t-shirt! What will it be? Stay tuned….


This week’s GOAL is to raise $100 by Friday, February 7. Go to neighbors, your Facebook friends, extended family, co-workers, etc.


To help you, we have a fast and easy way to hit $100! Use the sample flyers, email and Facebook posts below and ask donors to select The Billboard 100 package.


Flyers you can put in neighborhood mailboxes:


Flyer 1 https://bit.ly/2txn3Lxhttps://bit.ly/2txn3Lx

Flyer 2 https://bit.ly/2vNaBb3


For an email / post on Facebook use this text below. Just copy and paste. Just don’t forget to put in your student’s name below.


SAMPLE EMAIL/FACEBOOK POST


To all my friends here in Roswell Georgia and nationwide... the 3rd Annual Roswell High School Band M.A.R.C.H has officially launched! Video: https://vimeo.com/257025981 . Our day of community service this year will be on Saturday, March 7th. We will go visit multiple locations to clean up and beautify Roswell.

My student (xxxx) has a goal this year to raise $400. And we have 3 special packages to consider :

*New Artist ($40)*
Support my student at $5 per hour for his 8-hour workday


**The Billboard 100 ($100)**
You will get a FREE XL OFFICIAL MARCH 2020 T-Shirt


***Corporate Sponsor ($250)***
Receive a 2020 T-Shirt plus get your company logo on the MARCH 2021 T-Shirt


For more information and where donors can go to contribute online simply go to: https://www.roswellband.com/calendar-events/march/ . Be sure you enter (my student’s) name in the memo. Or contact me to make arrangements for us to pick up cash or check. All donations are tax-deductible.

#MARCH2020



BOARD MEETING 2/10


Our next Executive Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the Media Center. All members are welcome to attend! Feel free to sit in to learn more about what’s going on with the band! Minutes and agendas are located on our website:


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



BAND BANQUET COMMITTEE MEETING


Help us plan this year’s Band Banquet! We’re going to have the first Band Banquet Committee meeting on Wednesday, February 19th at 6:30 p.m. in the Media Center. Please help us create a fun and memorable evening for our hard-working students!


Contact Christina Knutson (secretary@roswellband.com) with questions.



SENIOR PORTRAITS


Save the dates! On March 22nd and/or 29th we’ll be taking Senior Portraits. Please look for either a text or email coming later in February to the seniors and their parents from Mary Jane Hendrickson.


You can email her at mjmh1977@gmail.com with questions.



HANDY PEOPLE NEEDED!


Are you good at putting things together? Are you handy? Do you know how to use power tools? Do you have a great attitude? We need you! We are looking for some help with various projects around the band room. The projects are always fun and volunteering your talents is a great way to feel a part of what we call our band family.


Please contact vicepresident@roswellband.com for further details.