Scoggins Beginning Band Newsletter

Week of October 18

Newsletter Highlights

  • Beginner Showcase!!
  • Fundraiser!!
  • Objective Cards
  • Band T-Shirts
  • Amazon Wish List
  • Covid- Quarantine
  • Upcoming Events

Beginner Showcase!

Our first performance as a beginner is THIS week on Thursday, October 21. Please note the itinerary has been changed!!


This is a required event and will count as a MAJOR GRADE! Please contact Mrs. Brinkman with any concerns or potential conflicts.

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FanAngel Fundraiser

We have LAUNCHED our fundraiser! This means you can share your child's profile on social media as well as any preloaded emails were sent out. It's not too late to enter contact info for potential supporters. Thank you so much for helping support our program!


**Reminders**


We would like all students to participate, and our hope is that each student is able to raise $125. If you would like to opt out by making a donation of $125 payments can be made via Charms using the ¨Shopping Cart¨ icon, or by sending a check made out to Scoggins MS Band Booster Club.


Things parents should know about our fundraiser on FanAngel:


  1. FanAngel uses the industry's most secure privacy and protection standards. Email addresses and phone numbers are never shared or sold.
  2. FanAngel’s automation system will send supporters up to three reminders after launch: one after 3 days, one after 10 days, and lastly 4 days prior to the end of the campaign. When the supporter has donated, they will not receive additional reminders. Please know that the supporter has the ability to unsubscribe at any time.

Student Incentives for Fundraiser

Our boosters are hard at work getting donations for gift cards, and experiences as prizes for our students. Students will receive 1 raffle ticket for every $25 donated on their behalf. Potential prizes include:


Gift Cards

Event Activity Cards

Band Spirit Wear

Silly String a director

Conduct a piece at the Winter Concert and MORE!!


*If you have a gift card or donation that you would like to make to help to encourage and motivate our students please reach out to Mr. Davis.

Need to Setup your profile?

If you child was absent or missed for another reason please watch the video below with instructions on how to.
FanAngel Fundraiser Link

Students that were unable to create an account in class need to click this after watching the setup video.

Objective Cards

New objective cards will be passed out on Monday! They are due Friday, Nov 5. Please ensure that you have checked in and signed your student's practice log and action objectives!


Performance Objective(Assessed At School) - Minor Grade


  • 100% - Complete All
  • 85% - Complete 2 of 3
  • 70% - Complete 1 of 3



Action Objective(Completed Outside of Class Period)


  • This section will be for students who are looking for acceleration!


How to earn a Karate Belt


  • Students must pass off ALL Performance Objectives and 1 Action Objectives.
  • Parent Signatures on Action Objective Passed Off
  • Belts will be awarded once every 3 weeks

Band T-Shirts

Our Band T-shirts have been passed out. Students that did not receive a shirt were missing either their band fees, band registration or both. Once we receive both items students will receive their shirt.


If you paid, but for some reason our records did not indicate so please email Mr. Davis the paypal receipt or let him know what check # cleared your bank so we can update our records.


Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter. Students will need their band T-shirt for our Beginner Showcase performance on October 21st!

Candy Donation

While out and about if you would like to pick up a bag of candy to donate our students would much appreciate it! We use this as rewards for our "Grandaddy Champions", and other fun contests.


Please keep an eye out for gluten and peanut free items so we can have viable options for all of our students!


Thank you!

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Any and all donations to help support our band hall, students and directors would be greatly appreciated!

Covid Positive or Quarantine?

If your child has to stay home due to being Covid positive or is quarantining we want to make band as little stress as possible. Please use the guidelines below to help your child feel at ease with expectations:


Feeling Ill: Your child does not need to practice or worry about what is going on in band. We will catch them up once they return.


Quarantine or Asymptomatic: Google Meet links will be posted in Canvas for your student to join if they are feeling well enough to participate.

Upcoming Events

October- FanAngel Fundraiser!!!

October 20 - Booster Meeting @ 5:30pm via Zoom

October 21 - Beginner Showcase @ Scoggins

November 5- Objective Cards Due

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