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Lafayette Band Schedule & News

For the Week of June 21, 2015

 

 

Reminder:  Student 1st video assignment due June 29th.

Examples and contact email for delivery of the assignment are found on the website.

 

MON

M2 Summer Music Academy

Color Guard and Percussion Summer Training

4:00 – 8:30

6:30 – 8:30

Lafayette High School

Lafayette High School

TUE

Pull tab sellers needed

6:00 – 8:00

Bluegrass Bingo Center

WED

 

 

 

THU

Pull tab sellers needed

6:00 – 8:00

Bluegrass Bingo Center

FRI

 

 

 

Calendar Changes

Click here to download the summer schedule

 

Click here for the Summer M2 Schedule (lesson time assignments)

 

 

Families of Wind Symphony Students

Application has been made to perform at two events in February 2016. 
The first event would be a performance at the Kentucky Music Educators Association Conference February 3-6, 2016.

The second event would be February 18-20, 2016 at the National Band Association/College Band Directors National Conference in Charleston, SC.

This would be 2-3 night travel opportunity.  The last time we have taken a spring overnight concert trip was 1998.

Though we have not been confirmed for performance at either event, it is best to plan. The KMEA Conference does not require much logistical planning. The NBA conference will have an additional cost beyond current LBA payments. The total cost per student is estimated to be approximately $600 divided into three payments from September 2015 to February 2016. Upon confirmation of our performance additional information will obviously be provided. 

Questions need to be directed to chuck.smith@fayette.kyschools.us or call
859-396-3311.

 

Band Store Volunteers Needed

Band store needs volunteer staffing for freshman week of band camp. Please contact Stephanie Roney at Cybertoothshr@yahoo.com or 859-519-0048

 

Want to Volunteer?  Join the Lafayette Band Association

Join the Lafayette Band Association today to become an integral part of the decision-making process affecting your student’s music education experience. Annual membership (June 1 – May 31) is $10 per household and includes the following benefits:

·         Voting membership (one vote per household) in the Lafayette Band Association

·         Eligibility to hold LBA offices and participate in volunteer activities

·         LBA name tags for each member of your household identifying you as a supporter of the Pride of the Bluegrass.

·         Your student’s instrument may be covered against accidental damage by LBA’s insurance coverage during band trips.  Personal instruments of non-LBA members are not covered.

BINGO – LBA’s Year-Round Fundraiser

Fundraising is crucial to support the Lafayette Band and its activities.  All of the fundraising efforts we engage in are important but Bingo (a year round fundraiser) does not require you to purchase items or sell items to your neighbors, co-workers, and family.  Bingo only requires your time.  Each night (Tuesday and Thursday) a staff of 12-15 volunteers are needed to run a successful Bingo session.  The profits raised for the Lafayette Band each night are dependent upon a full staff of volunteers.  Our Bingo patrons want to give us their money!

We ask that each family volunteer 6 times per year at Bingo.  Please find a Tuesday or Thursday this summer and come to the Bingo Hall in Keithshire Shopping Center at 6:00 pm.  You will meet some great parents and support the band’s fundraising efforts.

2015-2016  LBA Board, Crew, and Bingo Contact Information

 

Click here for the LBA Board, Crew, and Bingo Contacts.  You can always find this link at the bottom of every e-News.

 

Parent June To-Do List

 

Join the Lafayette Band Association (required to volunteer)

Submit to a new FCPS Background Check or verify the date on your current background check (required to volunteer).

Complete and return the 2015-2016 Lafayette Band Payment Agreement.

Contact Tim and Lisa Fields at lafayettebandbingo@gmail.com to sign up for 1 night of Bingo (any Tuesday or Thursday).

All Volunteers

 

Fayette County Public Schools requires a background check for anyone who volunteers in or with the schools.  Please submit to a new background check or verify the date on your current background check by clicking on this link.  Please complete the background check prior to the start of band camp.  Contact Brenda Boggs at bsbboggs@yahoo.com with any questions.

 

 

Kroger Rewards Card

Kroger is offering 4x Fuel Points when you purchase gift cards at Kroger.  Register and use your Kroger card to support the Lafayette Band and save money on fuel purchases.  Click here for instructions on registering your Kroger card.

 

AmazonSmile Program

Help us promote the AmazonSmile program to increase our donation potential!

Tweet the following from your Twitter account:

Amazon donates to Lafayette Band Association when you shop @AmazonSmile.
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/61-1163112  #YouShopAmazonGives

Post this on your Facebook page:

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Lafayette Band Association. Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/61-1163112 and support us every time you shop.

Email your family and friends and Share this link: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/61-1163112 and ask your donors, volunteers, employees, and friends to bookmark this link so all their eligible shopping will benefit Lafayette Band Association.

 

LINKS TO GENERAL INFORMATION

Click Here for Contacts

LBA Meeting Schedule

Download the Lafayette Band Handbook.

Update  FCPS Background Check

Follow us on: Facebook and Twitter (@lafayetteband)

Instructions to Set up a Twitter Account

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

Kroger Card Registration Instructions