Week of November 16, 2020

Norcross Bands Newsletter

Mark Your Calendar

Monday, November 16 - Percussion Ensemble Rehearsal 4:30-8:00PM

Tuesday, November 17 - Wind Symphony Brass Vienna Rehearsal 4:30-5:30PM

Wednesday, November 18 - BNO at Los Tekilas Tex-Mex Restaurant

Thursday, November 19 - Symphonic Winds Rehearsal 4:00-5:00PM

Thursday, November 19 - MB Rehearsal 5:30-6:30PM

Thursday, November 19 - Winter Guard Interest Meeting 6:45PM

Friday, November 20 - Home Game VS Archer CALL TIME: 5:45PM


Future Calendar Dates:


Friday, November 27 - Possible HOME Playoff Game

Wednesday, December 2 - Winter Guard Clinic 6:00-8:00PM

Thursday, December 3 - Symphonic Winds Rehearsal 4:00-5:00PM

Thursday, December 3 - Winter Guard Clinic 6:00-8:00PM

Saturday, December 5 - Wind Symphony Rehearsal 10:00AM-1:00PM

Monday, December 7 - Band Booster Meeting 7:30PM

Tuesday, December 8 - Full Wind Symphony Rehearsal 4:00-5:30PM

Thursday, December 10 - Symphonic Winds PERFORMANCE RECORDING 4:00PM-5:00PM

Tuesday, December 15 - Full Wind Symphony at 4:00-5:30PM

Announcements and News

Message from the Directors

Lots of great things are happening for the Norcross Bands! There have been many in-person rehearsals as all are preparing for different performances, and the kids sound awesome!


We are also about to kick out the Winter Guard Season! Information is below, but we wanted to introduce Emily Milovsky, our new Guard Director! She has been our rehearsal tech for the last two seasons, so we are incredibly excited for her to step into this new role. She will be joined by Daniella Greer as our Guard Tech.


We are also approaching All-State Season, so please make sure if your child is planning on auditioning, that they are working through scales and their etude. The cost for auditioning is $30 and that must be turned into Mr. Newman by Friday, November 20.


This Friday, we will be having our Marching Band Senior Night. This will occur before the game, and we will perform the show at half time.


Please be prepared for a very possible HOME playoff game the day after Thanksgiving. While we are unsure if it will be Home or Away, we are feeling very confident that there will be a playoff game, so please plan accordingly.


We hope you all are doing well and are staying safe and healthy.

Pre-orders for Home VS Archer

Pre-orders can be made here: https://forms.gle/PjYgr6KxSHd9UhzG8


This week we have added a new option: BBQ Sandwich for $7.50!


Reminder that only students can place orders through their G Suite accounts.

Band Night Out at Los Tekilas Tex-Mex Restaurant

BNO at Los Tekilas Tex-Mex Restaurant on 18th from 4-9PM. Dine in or Take Out orders. 5510 Spalding Drive, Unit C next to the Fire Station. This is our first time working with this local restaurant, so come out and support this restaurant and the band!
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Wind Symphony Concert Attire

As we prepare for GMEA, Wind Symphony members need to make sure they have concert attire and that it fits them. Please try on your concert attire ASAP, and students that need concert attire or need something new will be fitted at rehearsal on Saturday, December 5th.

Repeat Information

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.

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!

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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