The Dragon Blast

December 2020 - New Palestine Music & Performing Arts!

In this edition:
  • Amazon Smile!
  • January 4th McDonald's Fundraiser Night!
  • NPHS Winter Percussion & Guard Calendars

The saga continues!

Chins up - shoulders back - eyes front.

The end of all this is getting closer with every day. Please enjoy the Holidays safely. Now would be a great time to send that text, or make that phone call to someone that would like to hear from you. Maybe an old neighbor. Maybe a favorite teacher. Maybe an old friend.

Make it happen. :)

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

**Canceled** December 9th: NPJH Winter Concert

January 20th: Entry deadline for Solo/Ensemble (more details to come!)

New Palestine High School

** Canceled ** December 14th Winter Concerts & Patch/Award Collection (patches/awards will be available in person... whenever that times comes)

January 22nd (Friday): Money for ISSMA solo entries due.

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Help support our program by purchasing a New Pal Dragons shirt for just $10!

All proceeds go right back to the band and guard. These 100%

cotton t-shirts are only available in sizes LARGE through 3XL - limited

quantities of each size.

These are available first come, first serve.

Please contact Jordan Hertig at to arrange for purchase/pick up.

Checks can be made out to "NPBB"

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Kidding.. I'm kidding... (sorta)

Ever use AmazonSmile? It's an easy way to support your local groups. As it turns out, the New Pal High School Band Boosters have an account too!

Rather than going to plain ole - you go to

Once logged in, search for New Palestine Band as your preferred group.

Now, with each purchase you make at, a small portion is donated to the Band Program.

No catch. No forms to fill out. Same prices and everything!

The only tweak is that you need to start at instead of the basic amazon site to start shopping.

Super cool & super easy!

Please consider using AmazonSmile to support our band and guard.

This year, more than ever, appreciate your support!

McDonalds - January 4th (Monday)

The McDonald's here in New Palestine has been AWESOME to the band program over the years.

Mark your calendars - Set reminders - And grab some Micky D's for dinner!

All times are from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

All methods of ordering count; Drive thru, Dine in, UberEats, and GrubHub!

Our Dates

January 4th (Monday)

February 10th (Wednesday)

April 28th (Wednesday)

May 24th (Monday)

Thank you to the New Pal McDonald's and THANK YOU for supporting our program!

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Current & On Going Fundraisers


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

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