e-News for the Week of January-7th

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Schedule & News

For the week of January 7th    

There are still 29 State Championship DVDs that need to be picked up.
They will be available at the Parent Meeting Monday night.

Parent volunteers needed for District auditions on Tuesday, January 16 at Henry Clay High School from 5-9 p.m.  If you are available to help, please contact Chris Strange at chris.strange@fayette.kyschools.us 

MON

Wind Symphony Brass Rehearsal

3:45pm – 5:30pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Flutes

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Saxophones

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Trombones

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

 

Middle School Percussion Ensemble

6:30pm – 8:00pm

 

 

LBA Parent Meeting

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Cafeteria

TUES

Symphonic Band Woodwinds

3:45pm – 5:00pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Double Reeds

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – French Horns

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

 

Bingo – Pull Tab Help Needed

6:00pm – 10:00pm

Eastland

 

   Trombone Pull-Tab Night

 

 

WED

Wind Symphony Woodwinds

3:45pm – 5:30pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Tuba/Euphonium

6:30pm – 7:30pm

 

THURS

Symphonic Band Brass

3:45pm – 5:00pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Clarinets

5:30pm – 6:30pm

 

 

Chamber Groups – Trumpet

6:30pm – 7:30pm

 

 

Spring M2 Registration Due

By Midnight

 

FRI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAT


 

 

 

Calendar Notes

 

Spring 2018 – Calendar is now posted on the web site

Solo & Ensemble – Sign up is ON. Registration ends Thursday.  Solos $7; Ensembles $12

Spring M2 Registration – Now available online (register by Jan-12 to avoid additional fee)

District Band Auditions – Tuesday, January 16thList of times – Henry Clay High School

UK Honor Band Weekend – February 2nd – 4th – See Flyer

KMEA All-State – February 7th – 10th

Painting with a Twist – Create a custom Raven painting – Sunday, February 18th

The Band Bash 2018 – Friday, February 23rd

 

Band Camp 2018

 

Following are the band camp dates for 2018

Freshmen, Color Guard, Percussion
July 23-27,2018

Band Camp
July 30-August 3, 2018
August 6-10, 2018

 

Join Us for BINGO

 

Please sign-up to work a Bingo session!  Email LafayetteBandBingo@gmail.com to let Dan know what shift you’re available.  This is the biggest fundraiser for the band.  Bingo is held every Tuesday night throughout the entire year.

Jackpot Bingo Games – Eastland Shopping Center

 

Painting with a Twist – Custom Raven Painting – Sign-up Now

 

On Sunday, February 18, Lafayette Band is hosting an afternoon at Painting With A Twist on Richmond Road. They have designed a custom Raven painting to celebrate Championship #19. The 3-hour session will be from 2pm – 5pm on Sunday, February 18. The cost is $45 and Painting With A Twist is donating 50% to the Lafayette Band!! This unique opportunity is limited to 50 people and is open to all band students, families, and supporters! Don’t miss out!

Sign-Up HERE. Passcode is “Raven”
View the painting that each person will create
HERE.

 

Save the Date – The Band Bash 2018 – Friday February 23rd

 

(Formerly known as the “Jazz Band Dance & Silent Auction”)

Silent Auction and Dance featuring the Lafayette Jazz Bands

What

The Band Bash: ‘Hollywood Nights’ featuring the Lafayette Jazz Bands

 

A themed evening celebrating Hollywood – full of music, dancing, fun, and food featuring the Lafayette Jazz Bands. The evening will include a Silent Auction featuring restaurant gift cards, tickets, experiences, one-of-a-kind Lafayette Band items, and so much more!

When

Friday, February 23

Who

All students, parents, families, and friends of Lafayette Band

Where

Location to be announced

 

Silent AuctionClick here to see the amazing list of businesses who have donated to the Silent Auction.  Check back weekly to see our generous sponsor list grow and identify some items you would like to bid on.  More details will follow.

 

Join Our Facebook Group

 

Join the “Lafayette Band Association – Pride of the Bluegrass” Facebook group to keep up with what is happening with the band! The group shares news, pictures, upcoming events, motivation and more. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1189436287833718

 

Family Payments

 

Please Be Responsible and Do Your Part!!

All Family Payments should now be paid in-full.

For Lafayette Band to continue at our Championship level it is imperative that each family uphold their responsibility and make sure their Charms account is paid so that all students may enjoy the benefits of our first-class band.

To make a payment via PayPal log into Charms at www.charmsoffice.com.  Our school code is “lhsband”. 

Band payments may also be paid by check made payable to “LBA” (please note the student’s name) and mailed to:
     Lafayette Band Association
     PO Box 910450
     Lexington, KY 40591-0396

If your student qualifies for the Free/Reduced Lunch Program please supply a copy of the Notice of Approval received from the Child Nutrition Office so that we may update your Charms account accordingly.  LBA must receive this notification each year.

Any questions please contact Liz Booth at lafayettebandaccounts@gmail.com.

 

 

“REMIND” System to Communicate Information

 

The Lafayette Band uses the “Remind” system to communicate important information to students and families.  The students have been encouraged to join the appropriate “remind” groups to receive updates, schedule changes, and reminders from the band directors.  Families are welcome to join.

Text the following codes to 859-519-8446:
@lafayetteb  (for all band students)
@lhswinds  (for Wind Symphony)
@62d72  (for Symphonic Band)
@lhsconcer  (for Concert Band)

 

Links to General Information

 

Click Here for Contacts

Follow us on: Facebook and Twitter (@lafayetteband)

2017-2018 LBA Meeting Schedule

Instructions to Set up a Twitter Account

Download the Lafayette Band Handbook.

REMIND:  859-519-8446. @lafayetteb, @lhswinds, @62d72, @lhsconcer

Update  FCPS Background Check

Kroger Card Registration Instructions


Log into
Charms to make a family payment


School code is “lhsband”

 

2017-2018 Lafayette Band Sponsors

Download Sponsor List



 

 

 

 

This email has been sent via Charms Office Assistant on behalf of:

Lafayette High School Band
401 Reed Lane
Lexington, KY 40503