The Dragon Blast

October 2020 - New Palestine Music & Performing Arts!

In this edition:
  • Known Important Dates
  • Thoughts, Memories, & Hugs
  • Last Day - NP Water Bottles & Thermals
  • Concession Sign Up
  • Drum line bringin' the beats
  • McDonald's Round 2!

Sorry there isn't more content. With everything going on, there just isn't a lot going on.

The quality/content will improve once events start hitting the calendars.

Stay Involved - Stay Safe - & Stay in the Arts!

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Important Upcoming Dates

New Palestine Intermediate

Stay Tuned!

Nothing to report for this edition

New Palestine Junior High

Oct 6th (Tuesday) - Jazz Band begins!

Oct 6th (Tuesday) - Water Bottle fundraiser ends

New Palestine High School

October 28th (Wednesday) 5-8p: Next McDonald's Fundraiser night

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A few thoughts & memories & hugs from a few friends

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We hope you got them, Kameron

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LAST CALL - Water Bottles & Thermals

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The NPJH Music Dept is raising money to help their program thrive. Funds will be used in many ways to help students be successful in the classroom; from purchasing music and supplies, to bringing in guest clinicians.

All 3 options can be personalized for an additional $5 and will take an additional 5-10 days to arrive.

Both water bottles are clear, so students can use them at school. The vacuum sealed travel mug keeps drinks hot for up to 8 hours, or cold for up to 24 hours.

TODAY (10/6/2020) IS THE LAST DAY, so please reach out to MR. WILSON to place an order.

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Concessions Signup

Concessions Sign Up Genius LINK

Please sign up using the name of the individual that will be volunteering

Thank you for continuing to support the New Palestine Band!

We have a few openings left to help with concessions.

To veryone that has stepped up to help, THANK YOU!!!

If you were waiting til the last minute to sign up to take advantage of the dues/credit, this is it. :)

Anyone can work - Yep.. Even STUDENTS.

To handle payments, you need to be over the age of 16.

A Little Extra Info

PLEASE NOTE: The times listed on the SignUp Genius indicate when we need to be prepared to OPEN. Volunteers should arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the posted time to assist Managers as needed.

CANCELLATIONS: If after signing up for a shift you become unable to work, PLEASE remove yourself from the sign-up so others can see the available slot.

*: Managers are responsible for opening and closing the stand day to day. Managers should plan to arrive 30-45 minutes prior to the posted time in order to attend to the following preparations:

  • Count money
  • Begin popping popcorn
  • Begin warming hot dogs

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Our NPHS Drumline continues to bring the beats to the football stadium.

The Junior High will begin Jazz Band this month.

We are certainly moving in the right directions - and we are trying to be as safe as possible. Thank you to everyone that continues to fight the good fight & keep everyone around them as safe as possible.

The feedback on the live concert at the Tibbs Drive-In was outstanding. We are waiting to hear back from Metallica on when that event will be.

I'll get back to you on that.

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Current & On Going Fundraisers

Next Fundraiser Night - Oct 28th

The McDonald's here in New Palestine has been AWESOME to the band program over the years.

Mark your calendars - Set reminders - And grab some Micky D's for dinner!

All times are from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

All methods of ordering count; Drive thru, Dine in, UberEats, and GrubHub!

Our Dates

October 28th (Wednesday)

January 4th (Monday)

February 10th (Wednesday)

April 28th (Wednesday)

May 24th (Monday)

Thank you to the New Pal McDonald's and THANK YOU for supporting our program!

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The fundraiser ordering window has ended.

For those that placed orders, please be sure to be available to pick up your order on November 19th. Exact time/location TBD.

If you have any questions, please email Natalie Young. or call (317) 590-5105.


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Detergent & more D5 Fundraiser

All year long - orders placed once per month

5-gallon laundry detergent, 5-gallon fabric softener, Dishwasher tabs or Pods

These make a GREAT gift. :)

(example: buy a $45 laundry detergent... $15 is applied to a students account!)

Trash Bag D5 Fundraiser

All year long - orders placed once per month

We offer 13-gallon, 18 gallon, 29-gallon, and 55-60 gallon trash bags.

These are GOOD quality bags. Better than what you're buying at the hardware stores.

(example: buy a $14 roll of bags... $5 goes towards a students account!)

For more information, or to place an order for D5, contact Meg Cade.

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SCRIP Fundraiser

All year long - orders placed once per month

We have partnered with the SCRIP fundraising activity which rewards you for buying almost anything.

Shop at Kohls? (fundraising!) Shop at Best Buy?? (fundraising!!) Eat at BW3's or Wendy's? (Fundraising!!) Do you or someone you know BUY GAS?? Yep.. gas, too.

There are currently over 750 stores that participate.

How it works:

You pick a store & buy a gift card. ($10.. $20..$50.. any amount)

You receive the gift card, and your student account receives the rebate!

Each retailer has a set rebate & some are higher than others.

Lets say you need a new refrigerator. You buy a $500 gift card through SCRIP from Home Depot (yep, they're on there too). Home Depot may have a 4% SCRIP rebate going on. Your band account receives $20 and you get the $500 to buy your fridge.

Get it?? Pretty cool, eh?

For more info on SCRIP, or for help getting started, contact Dawn Smith.

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Pages & Links for New Palestine Performing Arts

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