The Stinger

February 25, 2021

IN THIS ISSUE

  • LEADERSHIP TRAINING

  • JAZZ BAND UPDATE
  • ALL STATE AUDITIONS
  • UPCOMING CONCERTS
  • M.A.R.C.H. 2021 DEADLINE APPROACHING
  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

COMING UP

Monday, 3/1.....................Leadership Training..............................4:00-6:00 PM @ Band Room

Tuesday, 3/2....................Indoor Drumline Rehearsal...................4:00-6:30 PM @ Band Room

Wednesday, 3/3..............Jazz Band Rehearsal.............................4:00-5:30 PM @ Band Room

Thursday, 3/4..................Indoor Drumline Rehearsal...................4:00-6:30 PM @ Band Room

Friday, 3/12......................M.A.R.C.H. Donations Due...................(see below)

Saturday, 3/13.................M.A.R.C.H..............................................12:00-4:00 PM

Dedication of the new Roswell Band trailer.

We can’t wait for you to see it too!

CLASSROOM UPDATES

Leadership Training

Students who are interested in interviewing for the 2021 Servant Leadership Team for Marching Band can find information at www.roswellband.com. See “Marching Band Leadership Application.” Training starts on Monday, March 1.


Jazz Band Update

Jazz Band is getting funky! We are currently performing A Night in Tunisia, Cute, Chameleon and Tutu. Ms. Leah Prescott from Elkins Pointe joined us and gave the trumpets and saxophones a brief sectional on Tutu!


All State Auditions

Congratulations to Tyler Godoy, Harrison Burns, Daniel Ross, Will Nicholson and Justin Kamina on their auditions for the 2nd round of All-State. Best of luck to you!


Upcoming Concerts

Mark your calendar for our March performances:

  • Jazz Band and Concert Band will perform on March 22 starting at 8 PM.
  • Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform on March 24 starting at 8 PM.

BAND BOOSTERS UPDATES

M.A.R.C.H. 2021 DEADLINE APPROACHING


VOLUNTEER TO CHAPERONE


We are looking for a few more volunteers to help us on March 13 at worksites. Enjoy some much needed time outside! We still need two chaperones at Roswell North, Smith Plantation and Vickery Creek:

https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=rswlhsb&v=5251065


TURN IN YOUR DONATIONS BY FRIDAY, MARCH 12

Only two weeks are left! Get your donations in for our only fundraiser this year! Please help your student THIS WEEKEND get his/her plan in order. You can write letters, send emails, texts, or make phone calls!


POST THE EVENT ON FACEBOOK

Parents: take a moment to post this event on your personal Facebook page! We have several scripts available for you in the packet. All you have to do is cut and paste! Here’s one for you:


Sample Facebook Post#1 (Remember to attach pictures to your posts!)

My favorite nonprofit, the Roswell High School Band Boosters Association, is having its 4th Annual M.A.R.C.H. on Saturday, March13th, 2021. Support my son/daughter (xxxx) on this day of Community Service. It is an awesome way for the Band to give back to Roswell. Simply visit https://www.roswellband.com to make a donation. Be sure to include my son/daughter’s name in the memo area so he/she can get credit for your donation. :-) All funds raised are tax-deductible!


Reach out to family, friends, neighbors, and area businesses to ask them to support the Roswell High School Band’s day of community service. Your student’s goal is to raise at least $200 in donations by Friday, March 12.


All donations are tax-deductible and can be made by cash, check (payable to RHSBBA), or online at https://www.roswellband.com/support-the-band/march/.


The M.A.R.C.H student information packet is online at https://www.roswellband.com

It has more scripts you can use!


EARN PRIZES

Have you seen these great rewards students can earn by reaching these levels of total M.A.R.C.H donations?


$100- A free official MARCH T-Shirt

$200- Three free trips to the visitors’ concession stand for 2021 season

$400- Pie your favorite band director in the face!

$800- Select a piece of music for a band concert and announce the name and why you chose it at the concert

$1,000- Unlimited food visits at Visitors concession stand at all home games for the 2021 season AND your choice of one piece of RHS Band spirit wear.

$1,500- Shopping trip with Mr. Long and $100 Visa gift card

$2,000- FREE BAND CAMP!


Be sure your student’s name is included in the memo/notes so they will get credit for it!


Cash/check can be dropped off in the RHSBBA mailbox in the main office at RHS, or mailed to: RHSBBA, 885 Woodstock Road, Suite 430-144, Roswell, GA 30075. (Band Directors will not accept any payments.)

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We would like welcome DaySha Gibson, for volunteering to serve as our Vice President of Fundraising this year. Her daughter, Erica, is in the Color Guard. Thank you, DaySha!


Vice President of Support Services

The VP of Support Services recruits band parents and volunteers for all the various areas in which the band needs help in order to run smoothly. If you are outgoing and love working with people, this position is for you! You do not have to be at all of our events. We just need you to be the main point of contact for volunteer sign-ups, registration and training. We’ll also ask for you to take care of ordering miscellaneous things that may be needed to support the band program, such as shirts and name tags for our volunteers and first aid supplies.


Contact President@RoswellBand.com if you are able to help.


Other positions you might be interested in:

  • Banquet Chair / Committee Member
  • Media Committee Chair