Week of December 14, 2020

Norcross Bands Newsletter

Mark Your Calendar

Monday, December 14 - Percussion Ensemble Rehearsal

Tuesday, December 15 - Wind Symphony Rehearsal 4:00-6:00PM

Tuesday, December 15 - Winter Guard Rehearsal 5:45-8:30PM

Thursday, December 17 - Winter Guard Rehearsal 5:45-8:30PM

Friday, December 18 - Home Playoff Game CALL TIME: 6:15PM


Future Calendar Dates:


Friday, December 18 - Possible Home Playoff Game

Wednesday, December 30 - Possible State Championship Football Game

Wednesday, January 6 -Wind Symphony Rehearsal 10am-12pm

Friday, January 8 - Wind Symphony Rehearsal 4:30-6pm

Wednesday, January 13 - Wind Symphony Rehearsal 4:30-6pm

Thursday, January 14 - GMEA All-State/District Band Audition Videos DUE

Wednesday, January 20 - WS RECORDING SESSION IN CONCERT ATTIRE 4-7pm

Announcements and News

Message from the Directors

It's Finals Week! So here are a few reminders before Winter Break!


  • A virtual concert from all bands (and chorus) will be sent out and posted on Tuesday, December 15
  • Wind Symphony, Percussion Ensemble, and Winter Guard all have rehearsals this week.
  • We will be playing Grayson High School at home this Friday for the Semi Finals.
  • All-State and District Band Auditions will be due January 14 to Mr. Newman. Make sure you are keeping up with your music.
  • The Wind Symphony and the Percussion Ensemble will be recording their performance for the Georgia Music Educators Association in January.


We're almost to the holidays! Stay safe and warm!

Pre-orders for Home VS 4th Round Playoff

Pre-orders can be made here: https://forms.gle/f4NFFoWeFPj5KeLN7


Reminder that only students can place orders through their G Suite accounts.

GMEA All-State/District Band Audition Video Information

This year, auditions will be virtual. Students will be required to record 3 separate videos and upload them to youtube. This is due to Mr. Newman by January 14.


Instructions can be found HERE.

Repeat Information

Concession Stands Volunteers

We need you!


Volunteer at our Home Football Games in the Concession Stands. This is one of the Norcross Bands' leading fundraisers, and we can not do it without the help of our amazing parents and supporters.


If you're able to volunteer, please signup on Charms.

SCRIP Gift Card Fundraiser

You can still add money to your student's account via SCRIP gift cards! If you have a ShopWithScrip account, you can order plastic and e-cards at any time. Plastic gift cards will be ordered once a month, and you'll get an email when your order is in.


Publix and Ingles Gift cards: email nhsbandscrip@gmail.com. We will let you know the next band rehearsal we will be at for payment and pickup.


Specials: We have these cards for immediate payment and pickup:


  • Home Depot - 7% cash to your account
  • Best Buy - 5%
  • Chipotle - 13%
  • Domino's - 12%

Email nhsbandscrip@gmail.com if you are interested in any of these specials!

Join the Norcross Band Parents Facebook Group

Join our community of parents and alumni so we can share pictures, information, and answer each other's questions.

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