February 2022 Newsletter
Month of Giving Fundraiser THIS MONTH!
Indoor Winds and Winter Guard are kicking off a fundraiser this month to raise money for their programs. The fundraiser is called a "Month of Giving," and more information is on the Band Store website on how to sponsor a day (or more!) for a student. Thank you for your support!
Link to donate to a Winds student: https://store.crhs.band/products/indoor-winds-month-of-giving-fundraiser
Link to donate to a Guard student: https://store.crhs.band/products/guard-month-of-giving
Indoor Competition Schedules
Friday March 4th: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044baea72aa75-scbda1
Saturday March 5th: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044baea72aa75-scbda
Drinks/Candy/Bake Sale March 5th: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0448a4ab22a7fc1-concession
Friday March 25th: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044baea72aa75-cwea1
Saturday March 26th: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044baea72aa75-cwea
Panthers Stadium and Spectrum Center Events - Earn Charms points while raising funds for the Band!
Next Hornets Stand is on 2/27 - sign up to help here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4AAFAF2BAAF9C34-feb27th
Working the Concession Stands for the Panthers (Bank of America Stadium) and Hornets (Spectrum Center) raises a lot of money for the Band. Please consider helping in this area if you are able! Several upcoming events are full, but there will be more events in the future.
You will receive 25 Charms points for every game worked for your student, and a 25 Charms points bonus after every 4th game. Charms points convert to money you can use to pay fees, and points never expire! Use them for Winter Guard, Winter Percussion, Winter Winds, Spring Trip, etc! Use them for next year’s fees as well.
Link to all upcoming events: http://crhs.band/stadium
Congratulations to the students below who will be participating in the Region Band February 18-19 at Nation Ford High School or All-State Band March 11-13 at Furman University.
Region Clinic Band:
Region Senior Band:
Also, the following students are alternates to Region Band who may get to participate if an opening occurs in Region Band:
Band Fees and Charms Info
Charms is a website that the band uses to post fees and keep track of Charms Points. Charms Points may be earned through various fundraisers (Panthers, Sam’s Cards, etc.) that can be used to pay for band fees. Rising 9th and 10th grade students will also see an Accessory Fee for show shoes and section specific items (gloves, mallets, etc.)
To access Charms for the first time:
Go to the Charms website (https://www.charmsoffice.com/).
Click Login in the upper right corner.
Choose the Parent/Students/Members tab
The School Code is crhsband
Click "Enter Charms"
The "Initial Student Area Password" is the first three letters of the first name and the first three letters of the last name. Example: John Smith's Student Area Password would be JohSmi. The capital letters are required.
The system will prompt you to change the password.
If you have logged in previously and know your password, go to the crhs.band website and click on the Charms logo on the righthand side to take you to the login screen
If at any time you get locked out of the system or forget your new password, please send Nicky an email so that it can be reset. Nicky’s email is firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are three ways to pay Band fees:
1. Write a check to FMDBBC and mail it to: FMDBBC PO Box 1114 Fort Mill, SC 29716 *Please include your child’s name*
2. Write a check to FMDBBC and send it with your student. There is a box for payments in Mr. Butler’s office. *Please include your child's name.*
3. Pay online through the band website:
Go to https://crhs.band
Scroll down the screen and you will see a section titled “PAY FEES WITH PAYPAL"
Click on the drop down arrow and choose the type of payment you are making (ex. Marching Band Fees, Instrument Rental Fee, Accessories, etc).
Type your student's name in the box called "Student Name"
Click the yellow "Buy Now" button and follow the PayPal steps. A fee does apply.
**If you would like Charms points applied to your band fees, email Nicky at email@example.com
Please email questions to Nicky at firstname.lastname@example.org
Marching Fees are $750 per student ($50 per student discount for multi-child families), and are now due.
Winter Fees payment schedules were sent by email.
There are lots of new Spirit Wear items in the Band Store! Personalized CR Band totes with show-specific sashes, key chains, earrings, and more!
Visit the store's website here: https://store.crhs.band/
Best Trailer Award goes to...
Please sign up using your first and last name here: https://band.us/n/aea056c55ap4A
We would like all parents/guardians and current students to join as it contains practice and competition schedules (among many other things).
At this time it is intended for current students and parents/guardians only. We will still be using emails and the facebook group.