The Dragon Blast

April 2021 - New Palestine Music & Performing Arts

In this edition:
  • Bunches and bunches and bunches of DATES
  • Butter Braid Pick Up Instructions
  • Join the New Palestine Color Guard!
  • NPHS Band Booster Elections
  • 2020-21 NPHS Patch Info (deadline April 9)
  • Marching Winds, Percussion, Color Guard Calendars
  • Fundraisers / Archives

Stay Involved - Stay Safe - & Stay in the Arts!

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Important Upcoming Dates

New Palestine Intermediate

* No dates for this edition *

New Palestine Junior High

April 19 - May 14: SNAP! Raise Fundraiser

Each student should contact at least 20 friends/family/neighbors to help support the NPJH Performing Arts - Ask your student for details. :)

May 11th (Tues.) at 6pm: 7th Grade Concert

May 11th (Tues.) at 7:30pm: 8th Grade Concert

May 26th (Wed) at 6pm: ALL PARENTS of ALL incoming Freshman (band/guard) meeting at NPHS. (Also for parents of incoming 8th graders that will be marching)

New Palestine High School

April 6th (Tues): Senior Banner pictures

April 8th (Thurs) 5:15 - 7pm: Butter Braid Pickup!

April 8th (Thurs) at 8pm: Winter Program Community Night

Early May Fundraiser: Worlds Finest Chocolate!

May 19th (Wed): Tentative Spring Concerts & Awards

May 26th (Wed) at 6:00pm: ALL PARENTS meeting at NPHS (Concert, Marching, Jazz, Guard, everyone)

May 28th (Fri) in the evening: Commencement Performance - required for current intermediate and advanced band students. Inclimate weather date: May 29th

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Thursday April 8th at 8pm in the NPHS Gymnasium

Come see the New Palestine Winter Guard and the New Palestine Audio Theater perform their 2021 shows for the community!

Admission is FREE. Each performer is allowed to invite/bring 20 family/friends. Please be prepared to follow all school safety protocols; Social distance, masks and all that good stuff.

Looking forward to seeing everything there to celebrate these amazing and talented units!!

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Thursday, April 8th.

Between 5:15 - 7:00PM

Band Barn in the NPHS parking lot.

Because of the frozen nature of these goods, all orders must be picked up within this window. If you cannot make this window, please make arrangements for someone to pick up your order. No one wants soggy bread. ;)

Simply drive up and orders will be brought out to your car.

Any questions - please reach out to Jordan.

Thank you!!

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Spring Training will begin April 26th. Location TBD. if you are interested in joining this amazing group, please reach out to

No Experience Required!

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2021-22 NPHS Band Booster Elections

Keep an eye out for the invitation to vote for this years NPHS Band Board on Tuesday April 27th. The election process will take place virtually.

Interested in being on the board?

Click the button to learn more!

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2020 Marching Quaranteen patch (lol)

2021 Winter Guard

2021 Audio Theater

$5.00 Each


Print out - fill out - Make checks payable to New Palestine Band Boosters - place in an envelope - drop it in the band box - PATCHES APPEAR

Older patches available for $5.00, as well. See order form for details.

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.... DAD JOKE!

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Current & On Going Fundraisers

Do you, or someone you know WASH CLOTHES/DISHES?

Detergent & more D5 Fundraiser

All year long - orders placed once per month

5-gallon laundry detergent, 5-gallon fabric softener, Dishwasher tabs or Pods

These make a GREAT gift. :)

(example: buy a $45 laundry detergent... $15 is applied to a students account!)

Trash Bag D5 Fundraiser

All year long - orders placed once per month

We offer 13-gallon, 18 gallon, 29-gallon, and 55-60 gallon trash bags.

These are GOOD quality bags. Better than what you're buying at the hardware stores.

(example: buy a $14 roll of bags... $5 goes towards a students account!)

For more information, or to place an order for D5, contact Meg Cade.

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SCRIP Fundraiser

All year long - orders placed once per month

We have partnered with the SCRIP fundraising activity which rewards you for buying almost anything.

Shop at Kohls? (fundraising!) Shop at Best Buy?? (fundraising!!) Eat at BW3's or Wendy's? (Fundraising!!) Do you or someone you know BUY GAS?? Yep.. gas, too.

There are currently over 750 stores that participate.

How it works:

You pick a store & buy a gift card. ($10.. $20..$50.. any amount)

You receive the gift card, and your student account receives the rebate!

Each retailer has a set rebate & some are higher than others.

Lets say you need a new refrigerator. You buy a $500 gift card through SCRIP from Home Depot (yep, they're on there too). Home Depot may have a 4% SCRIP rebate going on. Your band account receives $20 and you get the $500 to buy your fridge.

Get it?? Pretty cool, eh?

For more info on SCRIP, or for help getting started, contact Dawn Smith.

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Pages & Links for New Palestine Performing Arts

Dragon Blast - ARCHIVES

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