The Stinger

February 13, 2020

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In this issue.....

  • Section of the Week
  • Indoor Drumline – It’s Show Week
  • Winter Guard Competition
  • Jazz Band Upcoming Performance
  • Reminder: Drum Major Applications Due
  • Seeking Drivers to Middle Schools
  • M.A.R.C.H. Update
  • Ways & Means
  • Handy People Needed

COMING UP SOON.......

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 South Forsyth HS

2/15 Winter Guard Competition Creekview HS

2/17 Winter Guard Rehearsal CANCELLED

2/17 IDL Rehearsal CANCELLED

2/18 Concert Band Rehearsal Band Room 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2/18 Orlando Trip Rehearsal Band Room 7:13 AM - 8:00 AM

2/18 Drum Major Auditions Band Room 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

2/19 Jazz Band Rehearsal Band Room 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2/19 Winter Guard Rehearsal Band Room 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2/19 Band Banquet Meeting Media Center 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

2/20 IDL Rehearsal Band Room 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2/20 Middle School Rehearsal Elkins Pointe 11:00 PM-1:30 PM-

2/20 Middle School Rehearsal Crabapple 1:00 PM- 2:45 PM

2/21 IDL Competition Orlando

2/21 Winter Guard Rehearsal Band Room 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ENSEMBLE UPDATES

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Congratulations to our Concert Band Flutes for being the section of the week. Way to go, Ladies and Gentlemen!



IT'S SHOW WEEK!

Our Indoor Drumline is looking forward to the first show of the season this weekend. Due to a logistical conflict, the show this weekend has been moved to South Forsyth HS.


Location:

South Forsyth High School

585 Peachtree Pkwy

Cumming, GA 30041

Tickets - $10 for the day


Roswell IDL performs at approximately 12:04 p.m.


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




WINTER GUARD ALSO COMPETES THIS WEEKEND

After you’ve watched the IDL jam out, swing by Creekview HS to cheer on our Winter Guard in their third competition of the season.

Creekview High School

1550 Owens Store Road
Canton, GA 30115

Doors open 11:00 am

Tickets - $12.00 for the day


Roswell performs at approximately 5:38 p.m.


Check out Southern Association for Performance Arts web site for more information at: http://www.sapaonline.net




JAZZ BAND PERFORMING ON 2/24

We are excited to tell you that our beloved RHS Jazz Band will be the opening act for Joe Grandsden’s Big Band at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center on Monday, February 24. You’ve got to see this! Tickets are $35 each and shows do sell out. Click here to buy yours:


https://get.org/joe-gransdens-big-band/




REMINDER: DRUM MAJOR APPLICATIONS DUE NEXT WEEK

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. Applications are available in the Band Room.


OUTSTANDING BAND FEES ARE DUE

All fees and payments are past due at this time. To see a video on how to pay your fees using Charms /Paypal or how to pay by check, please click here. https://www.roswellband.com/store/payments/


If you have any questions about amounts owed, please contact Aimee Christian at treasurer@roswellband.com


All fees must be paid in order for your student to attend the Spring Trip to Orlando.

We are looking for some “Charmers” to help with Charms and monies on Fridays. If this is something you can help with, please email Aimee at: treasurer@roswellband.com

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DESPERATELY SEEKING DRIVERS TO MIDDLE SCHOOLS


Mr. Moon would greatly appreciate it if a few parents could drive students over to Elkins Pointe and Crabapple Middle Schools. We are going to be sitting down alongside of our middle school students to help them prepare for the LGPE concert. This is such a great leadership opportunity for our RHS students, and we want to make sure everyone interested in attending can get there. Thank you!


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

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

BAND BOOSTER UPDATES

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M.A.R.C.H UPDATE

  1. We are excited to announce our t-shirt design for 2020! Shirts are available for sale for $20 each. Buy online at https://www.roswellband.com/calendar-events/march/ Picture is attached. It’s FREE if a student raises $100; and it’s FREE if a donor gives $100 or more!

  2. We have an easy way to sell and get $100 donations. Go to our 2020 MARCH Sales Kit on Dropbox at https://www.dropbox.com/home/MARCH%202020%20Sales%20Kit and download the first file: DONOR PACKAGES FLYER. Print as many as you wish! It's easy to pass around to neighbors and co-workers. We need you! We need 30 parent volunteers on the Service Day on Saturday , March 7, 2020. Sign-ups can be done here! Please pick a work site at: https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=rswlhsb&v=5051440

  3. We are pleased to announce Modern Woodmen of America as our sponsor! With their generosity, they will be providing a corporate match! They will donate $1 for every $1 we raise, up to $2,000! This is HUGE.


Modern Woodmen of America was founded in 1883. Ever since, we’ve been helping families meet their financial needs and make an impact in the communities nationwide. As a fraternal financial services organization, we sell life insurance, annuity and investment products, not to benefit stockholders, but to improve the quality of life for our stakeholders – our members, their families, and their communities. We believe in the importance of touching lives and securing futures.


If you wish to learn more about MWA and how they can help you! Contact: Melissa Petreshock, FIC , Melissa.Petreshock@mwarep.org ; 470-240-1883


WAYS & MEANS

  1. We still have a vacancy for Vice President (or Co-VPs). If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors and leading our fundraising efforts, contact president@roswellband.com

  2. We are currently recruiting Captains for our Fundraisers for 2020-21. Please click on the link below to see a description of each activity. If you are interested, contact president@roswellband.com





STILL LOOKING FOR SOME GOOD, HANDY FOLKS

Are you good at putting things together? Are you handy? Do you know how to use power tools? 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.