Chattahoochee Band News
January 8, 2021
WEEK AT A GLANCE
This Week At A Glance: (please continue to check the calendar for all events) https://chattahoocheeband.com/calendar/
Fri 1/8 Indoor Drumline Extended Rehearsal4PM – 10PM
Sat 1/9 Color Guard Mini Camp 9AM – 6PM
Tues 1/12 Jazz Band 5PM – 6:30PM | Guard 4PM – 8PM
Wed 1/13 Indoor Drumline 4PM -8PM
Thur 1/14 Guard 4pm – 8pm
Fri 1/15 Drumline 4PM – 10PM
*Rehearsals will still continue with recent changes to Remote Learning Schedule.
2021 Member Meeting
Rose Parade Individual Audition
Spirit Wear Update:
We have a handful of items remaining in our spirit wear from our prior order. If you are interested in an item please see the communication that will be sent out with a link to purchase. They will be first come first served. There is a limited quantity of new leftover items.
Winter Season Dates and Events:
Friday, January 22nd Winter Marching Music and Visual Camp Flyer and info link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nGPtQnm4s9bG3s6mPY1-mJA7AY7CXFa7/view?usp=drivesdk Please note the winter marching band rehearsal camp on January 22nd. There will be detailed information sent regarding this. It is crucial that all interested members RSVP their participation status. The RSVP link is embedded in the flyer and listed below. Quick RSVP LINK HERE: (Details included) https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=mLHcDGmBcEu6n9p-O6cAwjeW64cCCz1Do_Bq_BFncMRUOVdCRDc3MTlaRktPRTFKWVowNlQ4T1JOWS4u §
Thursday, January 28th After School Concert Band Clinic/Rehearsal 4:00PM – 6:30PM On this date we will host our annual after school clinic for all of the concert band classes including 1st, 5th and 6th period bands. F2F or Virtual students are able to attend. Conflicts or concerns should be communicated to the directors prior to the event. We continue to understand the scenario and continue to be flexible as always. Further details will be discussed during class
Band Class, Marching and Winter Guard/Indoor Drumline Fees:
Winter Guard and Indoor Drumline Fees “Friendly Reminder” The first installment of Indoor Drumline and Winter Guard fees are now past due. Please make checks payable to CHS Band Boosters in the amount of $350.00 with the students last name/WG or DL for payment. If you have any questions please contact the treasurers. § Concert Music Classes and Percussion Ensemble Course 2nd semester concert fees will be $75.00 totaling $150.00 for the year. This is a reduction from the previous set up of 175.00 for the year. While we are in a mixed setting we are still purchasing music, utilizing instructors and venturing forward with the program. Here is the link to OSP to execute payment for the 2nd semester: https://osp.osmsinc.com/FultonGA/BVModules/ProductTemplates/Bvc2013/Product.aspx?productid=EN704-366
1. Solicit meal donations for Friday night games
2. Solicit Community Sponsors for monetary donations
3. Raise funds to attend Bands of America
4. Raise funds for 2022 trip to Ireland
5. Get creative with other fundraising activities
If you’re passionate about finding ways to fund the CHS Bands program, but you’re limited on time, please consider joining on a project basis. Volunteers are encouraged to bring fundraising ideas and share tried & true methods. A meeting will be held with volunteers to discuss further.
Interested in learning more? Sign up here.
Shop with Scrip
Scrip is a service the sells gift cards (digital and physical) for a large variety of retailers. When you buy a gift card from Scrip a percentage of the amount you spend is redirected back to the band and your fees are reduced. Each retailer offers a different percentage rate.
What are Scrip and Presto Pay? – Detailed information about how to sign up for Scrip, PrestoPay and MyScripWallet.
- ShopWithScrip.com – Sign up and start shopping. Use Enrollment Code 3L5D4B6C3214 to connect your account to CHS Band.
- What is Scrip? Video
- How Scrip Works Video – The Basics, It’s easy
- How Scrip Works Video – How it Works
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What are Scrip and Presto Pay?
Great Lakes Scrip is just another way to pay for everyday purchases using gift cards in place of cash, checks, and credit cards. You purchase gift cards (digital and physical) from Scrip and pay face value for the card. A percentage of that amount is sent back to the band and put into your student band account for use toward your band fees. There are over 400 of the country’s biggest brands, including grocery, department stores, gas stations, restaurants, home improvement, travel and more. Earn money toward your band fees while you shop.
Getting signed up
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Join an existing Scrip Program (button on the left)