The Dragon Blast

November 2022 - New Palestine Music & Performing Arts

HEADLINES:


  • TEXAS ROADHOUSE ROLLS - Pick Up NOV 9th
  • NIGHT AT THE BEACH for NP Bands
  • CADET WINTER GUARD CALL OUT
  • TRUNK OR TREAT - wrap up
  • STUDENTS RECOGNIZED - IBA and ISU
  • MARCHING DRAGONS - 2022 Finale
  • DID YOU KNOW - Calendar Page
  • LAUNDRY, DISH & BAG ORDER FORM
  • ... DAD JOKE!


Stay Involved & Stay in the Arts!


npbbliaison@gmail.com

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Important Upcoming Dates

New Palestine Junior High

November 15th - 6:00-7pm: Cadet Winter Guard call out at NPHS *see flyer below*



Full NPJH Calendar Link

New Palestine High School

November 9th - 5-7pm: Texas Roadhouse order PICK UP at Band Barn

November 9th - 6pm: Basketball Band (Wind Ensemble)

November 14th and 16th - 5:30-8:30: Winter Percussion Auditions

November 19th (Sat) - 5pm-11pm: New Pal Bands Night @ the Beach (more info below!)

November 20th (Sun) - 7:30pm: Wind Ensemble UINDY side-by-side concert

November 29th - 6pm: Basketball Band (Concert band)


December 2nd - 6pm: Basketball Band (Symphonic band)

December 10th (Sat) - 8am-noon: Breakfast with SANTA @ the Lions Club!

December 12th - 6:30pm: NPHS Winter Concert *THIS IS A CHANGE*

December 16th - 6pm: Basketball Band (Wind Ensemble)


For exact times and updates, see the Calendar on New Pal Bands Website, check with your student, or with Mr. Carney.

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TEXAS ROADHOUSE - PICK UP

NOVEMBER 9th - Band Barn - 5:00 - 7:00PM


Please remember - if you can't make it personally to pick up your rolls, you must arrange for someone else to grab them. We do not have space to store them and they MUST remain frozen. If they being to rise, you'll be having rolls for breakfast on 11/10. ;)


Thank you to everyone that ordered! We look forward to seeing you on the 9th!

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NEW PAL BANDS - NIGHT AT THE BEACH

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This is an all-indoor event (yep.. sand volleyball and cornhole INSIDE).


Kick off your shoes and lets have some fun in the sand. Bring your own cooler with appropriate beverages and snacks. There will be two tournaments - volleyball and cornhole.


When: Saturday November 19th at 5:30pm - 11:30pm *see below*

Where: iBeach 31 at 6825 W 400 N in Greenfield.

Why: To have some fun and raise some funds for our program!

Who: Students and Parents and Friends/Family


There are two WAVES:

First WAVE: Families/Students and Rec social: 5:30-8:30pm
Second WAVE: HS students - 8:30-11:30pm


Come check out this cool facility and hang out with some cool peeps! (I'm talking to you... yeah you.... you know you're cool... you know it... bring your Hawaiian shirts and Miami Vice shades and lets do it UP!)


Deadline to register is November 10th

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2022 TRUNK or TREAT - Huge Success!

You may have seen the posts online, but we'll say it again. Thank you to everyone that set up their trunks and thank you to everyone that came through the lines!


The official count of people that walked through the trunks was 842.

THAT is GREAT! Lots of candy was issued - lots of parents were impressed - and lots of impressions were made. Nice work Band Family & New Pal Supporters! Thank you for making this event a success. Plans are already being hatched to make the 2023 version even bigger and better!

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CADET WINTER GUARD CALL OUT

All 5th-8th graders are welcome to join the New Palestine Glitter Dragons! No experience necessary. Come be a part of our team!


Tuesday, Nov 15th from 6-7:00 pm

New Palestine HS - enter through door 34

Meet in the Band Room


If you have any questions please contact our program director, Kelly Piacenti, at newpalcolorguard@gmail.com.


Interested? Please fill out the form using the link below.

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STUDENTS HONORED - IBA - IJEA - ISU

Both the New Palestine High School and Middle School Music Departments will be represented during events for the Indiana Bandmasters Association and Indiana State University All-Star Band this fall/winter. Congratulations to these talented students!


Attending IBA All-Region (Middle School)

Katie Demoss - flute

Jackson Potter - clarinet

Adrianna West - clarinet

Ian Robinson - trumpet

Kyle Epple - percussion

Chase Sherman - percussion


Attending IBA All-District (High School)

Isabella Holloway - trombone

Landon Niles - trumpet


Attending IJEA All-District (HS)

Nick Engle - piano

Jacob Morgan - tenor saxophone

Attending ISU All-Star Band Weekend (HS)

Bethany Blachly - french horn

Nick Engle - tenor saxophone

Noah Maple - clarinet

Hayden Niles - euphonium

Kate Poorbaugh - french horn

Adam Wagoner - trombone


We hope you enjoy these experiences!

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THANK YOU to this years Platinum Sponsors

For information about how to become a sponsor, or how to make a donation to the program, please contact our Sponsorship Coordinator.

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Marching Dragons - 2022 Finale

After months of very hard work and several accomplishments, the Marching Dragons left it all on the field at Semi-State. It wasn't the ending we all wanted for COSMOSIS, but it was the end.


As Mr. Carney said before the group departed: "if it hurts - it's because you care."

Remember that when it's time to put in the extra work.. and ya really don't want to.. pull that feeling back up and put in the work. Put in that extra rep. Fight through the desire to give up and press on - because you care.


The music will stop

The seasons will turn

The classes will leave

.. but the memories of the journey will live on forever!


Be PROUD Dragons!

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DID YOU KNOW?.....

... there is a LIVE calendar page on our NewPalBands.com website that lists all practices and events for all our performing groups? This is a helpful tool to keep up to speed with the department and all of it's activities.


Check it out!

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FUNDRAISER: Laundry, dishsoap, and trashbags

Thank you to everyone that continues to order from this fundraiser. Your continued support of our program is awesome. If you haven't tried it, go for it!

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DAD JOKE!!

I strained my finger playing the piano...

.. but on the other hand, I'm fine.

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Pages & Links for New Palestine Performing Arts

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Volunteer reading tutor program in all three elementary schools for the 2022-2023 school year.