FCBands Weekly Cadence

July 06, 2020

Here is everything you need to know about the Franklin Central Band program right now.

July 08, 2020 Band Parent Meeting (Zoom)

We would like all band and guard parents to join our monthly band parent meeting via zoom for the latest news, updates, and an opportunity to ask questions. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 8th at 7:30PM. The link to join the meeting will be posted on the parent Facebook groups and also sent via email.
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Practice and Band Camp Information

Here is everything you need to know for upcoming practices and band camp.


Drum Majors prepare us for band practices:

Be Prepared for Band Camp 2020
Students need to bring the following supplies to each practice:
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Practice/Band Camp Schedule

Due to new guidelines, the practice schedule has been updated.

You can find the most up to date information by clicking Band Calendar on the home page at fcbands.org. This calendar is updated immediately when a change is made.

View the band calendar and updated practice times HERE.

Band Camp - Meals (July 20th-24th)

Each student will need to bring a packed lunch and an afternoon snack daily.

Band Camp - Theme Days (July 20th-24th)

Monday - Show Shirt Day

Tuesday - Superhero Day

Wednesday - Hawaiian Day

Thursday - America Day

Friday - Section Color Day

Social Distancing Guidelines/Safety Precautions

In order to ensure a safe environment for students, staff, and volunteers, we will be following appropriate social distancing guidelines and safety precautions for upcoming practices and band camp. The details about those guidelines will be coming out soon.

Marching Band Payment

The 2nd Marching Band payment of $200 was due on Wednesday, July 1st. If you have not made that payment please do so now. The 3rd payment of $200 is due on August 1st.

If you have questions about your payment or need to make payment arrangements, please contact Becky Richardson at treasurer@fcbands.org.

FCBands Community Day Fundraising - July 25, 2020

Franklin Central Bands will be hosting a community day fundraiser at FCHS on Saturday, July 25th. The festivities will include a car wash, mattress sale, 50/50 raffle, blood drive, food vendors, a few craft vendors, and the opportunity to view the new band trailer. We will be following all recommended CDC guidelines to ensure a safe and fun community day for everyone. Face masks will be required. Please invite your family and friends to join in on the fun. All proceeds will benefit Franklin Central Band program.
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Car Wash

The Franklin Central Bands community day fundraiser will include one car wash at Franklin Central High School. We need both student and adult volunteers to make this event successful. We will be following all recommended CDC guidelines to ensure a safe and fun community day for everyone. Face masks will be required. Please use the link below to sign up.
Student/Parent Volunteers - Sign Up Here

Click here to volunteer for the car wash on July 25th.

Background Check

All parent volunteers are required by Franklin Township Community School Corporation to complete the SAFEVISITOR background check. Please click the link below and follow the instructions. The cost is $16.00 and it is valid for two years.

Contact Becky Richardson if you need to confirm that your background check is current or if you have questions. treasurer@fcbands.org

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Register Here

Click here to sign up for the Franklin Central Bands blood drive.

2nd Annual 2020 Holiday Craft Fair

We are now accepting vendor applications for our 2nd Annual 2020 Holiday Craft Fair. The deadline for submission is July 31, 2020. Please read the vendor guidelines carefully. We will be following CDC recommendations closely to ensure a safe and pleasant fair for everyone.
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Upcoming Fall Mum Fundraiser - Kickoff July 27th

We will be kicking off the annual mum fundraiser on July 27th. This is an excellent opportunity to fund your band account. It was very successful last year and the flowers are affordable and of excellent quality. You will be receiving more information soon on how you can take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.
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Mark your calendar

  • Zoom Parent Meeting - Wednesday, July 8th @ 7pm
  • Marching Band Practice - Monday, July 13 - Friday, July 17 - Click Here For Times
  • BAND CAMP - Monday, July 20 - Friday, July 24 @ 9am - 8pm
  • Marching Band Parent Preview - Friday, July 24
  • Community Day Fundraiser - Mattress Sale, Car Wash, Blood Drive and Trailer Open House - Saturday, July 25
  • Marching Band Practice - Monday, July 27 - Wednesday, July 29 - Click Here For Times
  • First Day of School - Monday, August 3
  • Visit the Band Calendar for more events


Email: Travis Sears, Marching Band Liaison at marchingbandliaison@fcbands.org or email ask@fcbands.org

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