Winter Park Band Weekly Newsletter

September 3, 2019

THIS WEEK'S CALENDAR

MARCHING BAND REHEARSAL - CANCELLED/SCHOOL CANCELLED

Tuesday, Sep. 3rd, 2:30-5pm

2100 Summerfield Road

Winter Park, FL

MARCHING BAND REHEARSAL - CANCELLED/SCHOOL CANCELLED

Wednesday, Sep. 4th, 1:30-5pm

2100 Summerfield Road

Winter Park, FL

AWAY FOOTBALL GAME - FREEDOM HS *POSTPONED/BAND NOT ATTENDING*

Friday, Sep. 6th, 5-10:30pm

2500 West Taft Vineland Road

Orlando, FL

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From Mr. Clemente

Dear Winter Park Band families,


I hope everyone got to enjoy some of the extra long weekend as we await and prepare for any effects of Dorian. As of Tuesday morning, as I write this, it looks like we may end up being spared the majority of the ill effects of the storm.


This week is the final week of our Program Ads and Sponsors fundraiser. This is our biggest "band-for-the-buck" fundraiser of the school year with students receiving 50-60% of all advertisements he/she sells or sponsorships they receive. I am hoping that everyone is currently waiting until the deadline to turn in their ads/sponsorships since the returns have been low so far. Senior parents - remember this is your last chance to place a student shout-out in the program AND receive Band credit for it! Due to school being cancelled Tuesday and Wednesday this week, I will be extending the due date for ads and sponsorships to be turned in until this coming Monday, 9/9.


This week's football game will be our first performance in full marching band uniform. As a reminder, students will need to have the following items for Friday evening:

  • calf-length black socks
  • Black marching band shoes(to be passed out Thursday, 9/5)
  • Spandex shorts
  • Athletic shorts to wear over the spandex shorts before and after changing into uniform
  • 2019 Show Shirt
  • Personal water jug with your name on it


See everyone soon!

Mr. Clemente

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BAND BOOSTER PRESIDENT MESSAGE

Ad sales are DUE this Friday, September 6, 2019. It would be great if every student could obtain 1 ad or sponsorship. To date, very few senior dedication ads have been received, and the deadline is quickly approaching. Please see the WPHS band website for forms/information. Our first concert is October 3, 2019, so the programs must be ready before that date.


The Band Program is distributed, free of charge, at all concerts during the school year. In addition to pictures of the Band and information about its members, the Program contains advertisements from local businesses and parents. The sale of these ads is a great way for your student to raise money that will defray your financial obligations to the Band. The student's Band Account will be credited with 50% - 60% of the ad revenues that he/she sells, depending on the Band's printing cost. Instructions and Forms can be found on the Band Website, click ABOUT and then BAND BOOSTERS. http://www.winterparkhsband.com/band-boosters.html


Deadline to submit all forms, ads and payments - Friday, September 6.


"DO NOT CALL LIST"-Advertisers who have been solicited in past years by current band students are on this list. Due to existing relationships with a specific student, these companies should not be contacted by another student or parent.


An updated link to School Pay for sponsors/advertisers who wish to pay by credit card is as follows:

https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/BAND-PROGRAM-ADS-AND-SPONSORSHIPS-1920/Mdcp


Thank you to everyone who has signed up for our next away football game and who are helping the program in various other ways (program organization, pizza, financial organization, uniforms, etc. etc.)!


For this coming week:

-Please look at other games to see how you can help-the most immediate need is middle school night (9/13), where approximately 100+ middle school students will sit in the stands and play with our band.


Have a great week everyone.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

September 13: Home Football Game - MIDDLE SCHOOL NIGHT

September 14: All-State Ensemble Auditions

September 20: Away Football Game

September 27: Away Football Game

September 28: Fall Marching Band Mini-Camp, 9 AM - 5 PM

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FINANCIALS

FUNDRAISERS CURRENTLY ONGOING

PROGRAM ADS AND SPONSORS - 50 - 60% of sales go back to the students as credit!

Program Ads and sponsorships are due September 6.



FUNDRAISERS UPCOMING

COUPON BOOKS - Kick-off Tuesday, September 10



FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS PAYMENT SCHEDULE

BRASS/WOODWIND

PERCUSSION

COLOR GUARD

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