Week of October 19, 2020

Norcross Bands Newsletter

Mark Your Calendar

Monday, October 19 - Percussion Ensemble Rehearsal

Monday, October 19 - Colorguard Rehearsal 5:00-8:00PM

Tuesday, October 20 - Wind Symphony Brass ONLY 4:30-5:15PM

Tuesday, October 20 - MB Rehearsal 5:30-8:00PM

Thursday, October 22 - Wind Symphony Woodwinds ONLY 4:30-5:15PM

Thursday, October 22 - MB Rehearsal 5:30-8:00PM

Friday, October 23 - BNO at Stevi B's Duluth (ALL DAY)

Friday, October 23 - Home Football Game vs. Mill Creek CALL TIME: 5:45PM

Upcoming Dates NEW INFO:

Marching Band Showcase AND Middle School Night will be held November 2nd at 6:00PM

Announcements and News

Message from the Directors

It's been another great week with the Norcross Bands! We have now finished the 10th week of school, and each class is working hard through music preparing for some form of virtual concert.

The marching band was featured on FOX5 Atlanta this past Thursday as well as senior members, Bailey Lesko and Niko Avradopoulos.

As we are more than halfway through October, please encourage your students to participate in class each and everyday so that they do not get behind. Remind them to also reach out to their teachers when they need help.

We have also officially moved Middle School Night to Monday, November 2nd, and we invite all families to come check out the marching band!

Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns, and have a great week!

Marching Band Absence Notification

From now on, please notify of us of ALL absences via this google form: https://forms.gle/366dmJZHSAzxr4DD9

Band Night Out at Stevi B's!

Join us for Band DAY Out at Stevi B's in Duluth on Friday, October 23rd! Let them know you are with the band and a portion of the proceeds will come back to Norcross Bands!
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Online Fruit Fundraiser with Florida River Groves

Our no-contact Student Fundraiser is underway. Here are some important details:

  • The sale is entirely online
  • Orders ship directly to any address in the U.S. for a flat shipping rate of $6.95 per box.
  • Two delivery dates are available in November and Early December to be chosen by the purchaser.
  • Sales are tracked by participants – 50% of each sale goes into the student’s account.
  • Digital brochures are attached for emailing to friends, family, coworkers, church, neighbors, etc. with instructions on how to order and a direct link to our online website
  • Print off the Student Handout, fill in your student’s name, and distribute. Post then to the bulletin board at church, put them in mailboxes, give them to anyone likely to support our fundraiser, etc.

Supporters may place an order by:

1) Going to FruitSale.com
2) Selecting "Order Now"
3) Entering your groups ID number, 873255 or

4) Using this link to order: https://shop.floridaindianrivergroves.com/ecommerce/873255

Remember: It may take multiple attempts to make a sale. Please reach out and to follow up by phone, email, text, and social media. The more you reach out, the more sales you will make, and the more money you will earn.

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.

NEW TIMES AVAILABLE Marching Band Rehearsal Screen-in Helpers/Chaperones

We are looking for parents to help us make our screen-in process more efficient! 4:30-5:30pm before every rehearsal. If you are able to stay and help chaperone, that would also be awesome, but not necessary! Sign up below!


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!

Instrument Bell Covers and Bags

In order to add an extra layer of protection we are asking that as parents/guardians you look into making bell covers/bags depending on the instrument your student plays. Please follow the link for more info. http://www.unitedsound.org/mask

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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