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Updated Parent Info

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Parent info page has been updated with latest band news as well as some charms specific helpful resources.

https://summitspartanband.org/parent-notes/

Charms Calendar

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Keep up with all of the Band dates!!  Did you know that you can subscribe to the Band Charms Calendar?  From your mobile device, you simply need to add a subscribed calendar and use this for the calendar URL:

https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/calsync.asp?s=SummitHighBand

Doing this will add all band events as a new calendar on your smart phone so you can keep up with all posted events.

The band website has a widget on the right that will show the next 5 upcoming dates, but adding the calendar to your…and your musician’s phone is a great way to keep everyone in the know!

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Practice for today has been cancelled – except for Color Guard who will practice in the cafe

Stacey Dobecki
Spartan Band Secretary
& Communications
spartanbandinfo@gmail.com

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Join us on Monday, September 21st at Grecian, for a fundraiser benefit the SHS Marching Band!!
Event from 4pm to 9 pm!!!
10% of all proceeds will be donating back to the band!!! Including, Dinner, Bakery, Pickup, and Delivery!!!
For Carryout and Delivery please call ☎️615-302-4808
Let’s Support our local school teams!!!
Thank you so much!!

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        August 25, 2020

 

 

The 2020 Summit Spartan football season started strong with a WIN against our cross town rivals in the Border Battle and this week the Spartans will host another local rival, Spring Hill High at 7pm at home for the Battle of the Hill. 

Please read through this entire email – we have a LOT going on to wrap up August and throughout September and don’t want you to miss out on any of this information.

 

Important Upcoming Dates

(The Charms calendar has been updated through the end of September)

 

  • Tuesday, August 25th Full Band Practice 4pm-6pm
  • Thursday, August 27th Full Band Practice 4pm-6pm
  • Friday, August 28th Home Game vs Spring Hill HS – See arrival time & details below
  • Tuesday & Thursday practices will continue through September/October
  • Tuesday, September 8th Parent Meeting via Zoom – Link below
  • Saturday, September 19th Full Band Practice 8am-12pm
  • Monday, September 21st – Spirit Night @Grecian Pizza
  • Monday, September 21st Fall Mum Sales begin (see more information below)

 

Football Ticket information

 

Due to pandemic recommendations, this season will look different than previous years. An email was sent on August 16th with ticket information, here is a summary:

Season tickets are for entry only, it does not guarantee a seat in the stadium.  Our stadium will be cut into about a third capacity to allow for social distancing.

For those of you wanting guaranteed seating in the bleachers, you will need to contact the Gridiron Club.  They are selling reserved seating on our home side bleachers.  The contact is Matt Richardson at the following email: mmurphyrichardson@gmail.com

You are not required to purchase season tickets (https://gofan.co/app/events/90650) .  

Tickets for individual games will go on sale weekly for each individual game. The link will go live and once we sell out there will be no more tickets available.  For those that do not choose to purchase “reserved seating” it will be a good idea to bring a lawn chair.  We will have overflow seating on the track.  This will be limited as well.  

ALL TICKETS ARE FOR ENTRY ONLY. 

There will be no refunds on season tickets purchased. 

 

Football Game Day Schedule

 

The following is the game day schedule for band students:

  • 5:30pm-6:00pm – Front ensemble and leadership arrive. Students will push equipment, chairs and stands into stadium.
  • 6:00pm-6:30pm Band students arrive at Summit. Parents please drop off at the rear loading dock area. Students will enter there for health screening & check in and exit through the double doors. Students can assemble in sections in the grassy area outside the double doors (remaining socially distanced).
  • 6:40pm – Students will march into the stadium
  • 7:00pm Kick-Off
  • 7:40pm Halftime Performance
  • 8:00pm – Front Ensemble returns equipment back to school
  • End of Game – Students will enter the building through the double doors, return equipment/instruments and exit through the doors by the loading dock and wait to be dismissed by the directors

 

Game Day Information

  • What to Bring
    • Instrument or performance equipment
    • Music
    • Filled water jug
    • Mask
  • What to Wear
    • Summit Band Uniform shirt if you have one (we hope to distribute those orders on Thursday)
    • If you don’t have a uniform shirt a Summit HS t-shirt or solid navy t-shirt is acceptable
    • Jeans, school appropriate denim shorts or Khaki shorts
    • MTX shoes with black socks (sneakers/tennis shoes with black socks if your student doesn’t have their MTX shoes yet)

 

 

Charms Store/Spirit Wear Orders

We currently do not have a confirmed delivery date for Spirit Wear orders that were submitted on August 16th. If you missed the first cutoff to order, the link will still be active until September 15th https://summitband.itemorder.com/

We will distribute MTX and gloves on Tuesday after practice by the double door exit (see Tami Bell) and we plan to distribute  uniform shirts on Thursday after practice by the double door exit (see Stacey Dobecki), if they have been received. 

Ellen Mangold is offering car window stickers, pre orders are due September 4th

 

Zoom Parent Meeting

Join us on Tuesday, September 8th at 6:30 via Zoom. Please use the following link (no password required) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89423415506

 

Senior Adopters

If you have adopted a senior this year – be on the look out for an update from Melissa Lahey about upcoming treat days!! Let’s make this season as memorable as possible for the Class of 2021!!

 

Labor Day Flag Install

The US Flag subscription service is one of the BIGGEST fundraisers we have and the next flag installation will be Labor Day on Monday, September 7th. We will continue with what has worked so well and respect social distancing guidelines by having separate time slots per driver for flag pick up. The sign up link will be available this week. 

You are welcome to recruit a second student to help with your flag route according to your social distancing preferences and comfort level. For this program to be all it can be, we NEED drivers AND students to participate in at least 2 installs each year – if you have sold even one flag subscription. We still have a big need for drivers for this next install – let’s get the rest of those slots filled!

For those of you who have new flag program subscribers and/or renewals to turn in, you may submit those until September 2nd for the Labor Day installation.

 

Fundraising

 

We are excited to offer the following fundraising activities over the next few months:

  • Mums  
    • Sales begin Sept 21- Oct 2
    • Delivery the week of Oct 5th. 
    • Band receives ~50% profit. 
    • This could be a huge fundraiser for us! No one buys just one mum! Large and extra large options and multiple colors will be available. 
    • We are asking each student to try and sell at least 5 mums 

 

  • Spirit Night
    • Mark your calendar for September 21st. Our first spirit night with Grecian Pizzeria.
    • We hope to have one spirit night a month throughout the fall

 

  • Flag Subscriptions
    • Labor Day is quickly approaching! Now is the time to sell new flag subscriptions and renewals!

 

  • Kroger Cares
    • Did you know that the band can benefit from your grocery run? Link your Kroger card to Summit High School Band and we receive a % of your grocery bill! You can use the Kroger app and it takes less than five minutes to update your card. Invite all of your family members to link their cards as well. It’s a quick and easy way to help the band just by going to the grocery store! 

 

  • Letter Writing Campaign
    • At the end of practice on Saturday, September 19th  we will be asking the students to help us with a letter writing campaign. Supplies (envelopes & stamps) and copies of the letter will be provided
    • We are asking each student to bring at least 5 names with addresses to send letters to
    • If each student helps us mail 5 letters and we receive even a $10 donation from each, we could see profit if $7500 
    • Students will learn more in the coming weeks

 

  • Shop with Scrip
    • Shop with e-gift cards via your phone or computer or physical gift cards and earn a 4%-10% (or more) rebate

 

 

Volunteering

 

To ensure practices on Tuesday & Thursday start on time and begin smoothly we will need 2-3 parent volunteers to do temperature checks and check off names as students enter the building by the loading dock. Sign up with the following link: 

Parent Volunteer SignUp for Weekly Practices

 

2020 certainly continues to present opportunities for flexibility and creativity – and this football season is no different! 🙂 But one thing we know for sure is that our Marching Spartan Community is up for the challenge! Currently, Covid Protocols allow for (10) parent volunteers to assist our students at the (5) home football games this season.

We would like to offer our parents of Seniors who would like to sign up to volunteer to fill in slots first. Also, we ask that volunteers please only sign up initially for (one) shift to allow others an opportunity to serve. 

Home Game Parent VolunteersThank you so much, Spartan Family!  We need you. We appreciate you!

We encourage all parents to think about your interests, skills and talents and how you can use those for the enrichment of this band program. We have many behind-the-scenes opportunities and we are hoping to cultivate and plug in lots of our new parents this year. We will be looking to fill both lead volunteer positions and volunteer support for those areas.

Be sure to fill out this survey to share with us your gifts & talents – so we can find the perfect place for you!

2020 Band Parent Volunteer Form

 

We specifically will be looking for board members for the 2021-2022 school year – please reach out to spartanbandinfo@gmail.com if you are interested in learning more about a board position

 

 

Stacey Dobecki
Spartan Band Secretary
& Communications
spartanbandinfo@gmail.com

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Band Family,

As we look forward to the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, there is still much we don’t know, but we are excited about the opportunities we will have.

The band directors are moving forward with some in person practices in anticipation of a football show at football games this fall. A schedule of home games has not been released yet but we can look forward to the following practices/schedule for band:

Percussion Camp/Rehearsal – Thursday, August 6th 3pm – 6pm

Full Band Rehearsals  August 8th & 15th 8am – 12pm

Beginning August 18th – Full Band Practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4pm-6pm

Procedures have been distributed by the directors – please see the guidelines below:

Summit High Marching Band Rehearsal arrival and departure procedure

  • *  Arrive at Summit and line up at the ramp leading to the back band room doors ( will enter through the garage door) students will be 6 feet apart before entering.
  • *  Students’ temperature will be taken prior to student entering the building. Mask are required when entering the building. Student will sign in once entering the band room.
  • *  Student will grab equipment and exit the the band room through the instrument storage hallway and proceed to the parking lot (or assigned area)for practice.
  • *  Students will need to bring their own water jug pre filled for rehearsal.
  • *  Shorts, tee shirts, tennis shoes should be worn at practice. Hats, sunscreen and sunglasses
    are also encouraged.
  • *  Before, during and after practice, students will maintain social distancing practices. Masks
    will be worn at all times except when wind players are playing spaced appropriately outside.
  • *  When dismissed from rehearsal, student will follow the same flow for entering and exiting the
    band room.

Some other things to keep in mind:

  • Plan to arrive at least 15-20 minutes before practice is scheduled to begin – your student will need time to go through the temperature screening, set things down, get their instrument, get to their spot/section and be ready and in place by the time practice is supposed to begin. 
  • Bring plenty of water – many students bring a half gallon water bottle/cooler to stay hydrated. We are not able to provide water stations to refill water bottles, so please send enough with your student.
  • Students may not need a ‘dot book’ and lanyard for practice on the 8th, but they will need one for future practices. A dot book is spiral bound index cards (3×5) and can be found at Walmart, Walgreens or Amazon

Band Camp Update

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Good morning,

I wanted to let you guys know that with the rise of Covid numbers and the uncertainty of what is coming in the fall, we have decided that we are going to cancel camp next week. As of now, we will have camp ONLY the week of July 27-31 from 8-12.   “(No percussion this week and no camp next week)

I’m not sure that having an in person meeting tonight would be advisable either. The health and safety of our students and parents are obviously very important to us. At this point, we think this is the right decision.

Erick Harris and Scott Atchley

**From the Board – we will be announcing a Zoom Meeting date ASAP for returning parents in grades 10-12 who would have attending the meeting tonight**

 

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WOTS 2020 is in the books and it was a great success!

This event is a team effort and we appreciate everyone who came out to help set up, donated items for concessions or was there to volunteer at all on Saturday. We simply can’t do these kinds of events without you – so THANK YOU! A special shout out to our Lead Volunteers – Pam Eicher, Shannon Howard, Ellen Mangold, Erin Mann, Hope Brown, Julie Duel, Mike Curtis and Danelle Warburton.  There was positive feedback all around from the teams who participated, our students & volunteers went above and beyond to make the day go smoothly, for everyone to feel welcome and teams are already looking forward to next year!!

 

Important Upcoming Dates:

 

  • Tuesday, February 4th Basketball Pep Band

  • Tuesday, February 11th – Monthly Band Parent Meeting in the Band Room

  • Friday, February 14th – Valentines Day Dinner & Dance

  • Thursday, February 20th – CPA Preview Concert (Concert Performance Assessment)

 

Valentine’s Dinner & Dance

Most students who worked WOTS were given an envelope when they checked out.  Inside are 2 tickets to the Valentine’s event and a letter explaining what to do.  We are asking that each band member make an attempt to sell 1 pair of tickets for $50.  Parents can purchase the tickets if they want to attend or they can be sold to family members, friends or neighbors.

*If they sell the tickets please return an envelope marked with their name and Valentine’s Dance on it, with the cash or check made payable to “SHS Band Club” by Wednesday, February 12th.  Drop it in the black box in the band room.

*If they can’t sell the tickets, they can simply drop them in the black box in the band room before 2/12 please.

*IF students sell the pair of tickets for $50, $20 of that will be applied towards band fees.  If they are paid in full this year, it can go towards next year.

*We also need 18 students and several parent volunteers to sign up in Charms to work the event.  Students who work will get $20 applied to band fees as well.

*If your child did not get a packet and would like some to sell, please contact Laurie Kamunen at 615-642-7481 or spartanbandfundraising@gmail.com

*Please continue to share the event info on your personal social media pages to promote the event.  We want a sell-out crowd please!

Valentine’s Dinner & Dance on Friday, February 14th from 6:30-9:30pm.  The event will take place in building C at the Thompson’s Station Church. Dinner is being catered by Boom Bozz and consists of Pasta, Salad, Bread, Drinks and Dessert.  Entertainment features local musicians “5 Points Swing” playing many romantic favorites along with swing classics. A long stem rose will be given to every lady in attendance and we will be holding a Silent Auction.  Please help us sell tickets – tell friends & family

Tickets are available through Eventbrite online at: https://bit.ly/37XQ7uj

 

  • Kelly Clark is organizing the Silent Auction for the event.  We would like to see items donated for the Auction that are “couple” related such as: Weekend getaways, couple’s massages, dinner out, entertainment packages, etc.  If you can help us attain some of these donations, please contact Kelly.

  • Each Section will be responsible for putting together a “Valentine’s” themed basket for the Auction.  Please be watching for details from your Section Moms regarding items they need donated.

  • If you would be interested in working this event or helping with the decorating earlier that day, please contact SpartanBandFundraising@gmail.com

  • We will have students sign up to work as “waiters” for each table.  We will notify you when the sign ups are available on Charms.

Please contact Kelly Clark at 931-619-7716 or email Rkclark77@gmail.com

 

Spring on the Summit: Home, Lawn & Garden Show

We have been approved to hold this event on Saturday, April 18th from 9am-4pm.  If you are interested in serving on a committee to help organize this event, please contact Laurie or Kelly at SpartanBandFundraising@gmail.com

Committees are:  Booth Organization, Advertising, Concessions, Door Prizes, Sponsorships, Set-Up/Clean-Up.

Vendor contracts will be going out to contacts this week.  Parent Volunteers are needed to work this event and will be up in Charms shortly – check the facebook page for details.  Students will need to work this event, similar to WOTS and will sign up with Harris/Atchley.

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Winter Guard and Winter DrumLine

<pdir=”ltr”>Winter Guard & Winter DrumLine are ‘self funding’ so please continue to contribute to those pledges so we can have a full and successful winter season. Shop with Scrip is a great way to fundraise for those programs.

Winter Drum Line Competition Schedule

  • Saturday, February 22nd @ Columbia HS Time TBD

  • Saturday, February 29th @ Bob Jones HS Time TBD

  • Saturday, March 7th – Time and Location TBD

  • Saturday, March 14th @Spring Hill HS Time TBD

  • Sunday, March 29th @WKU Time TBD

 

Winter Guard Competition Schedule

 

  • Saturday, February 15th @Wilson Central HS Time TBD

  • Saturday, March 14th @Spring Hill HS Time TBD

  • Saturday, March 28th @WKU Time TBD

 

Your Charms Account

  • Charms is a key part to so many aspects of your student’s marching season

  • PLEASE access your Charms account and update your contact information (adult/parent info, address, phone number & frequently checked email)

  • You will also find the Charms Store, Pledge tracking & Fundraising there – all VERY important this time of year

  • If you are not getting emails or have not accessed your student’s Charms account yet, please email spartanbandinfo@gmail.com

 

Recommended Product Vendors – Hats, Shirts, Cups, etc.  Great gifts/items for Band Parents and Students

1) Vinyl Creations & More

         Hope Saylors (previous Band parent)

         hopesaylors@gmail.com

         615-686-9264

         www.facebook.com/hope.saylors

         Has added an album that is specific to Summit HS & Band items

2) The Grafix Station

         MK Burt (current Band parent)

         mk.burt@yahoo.com

  615-419-3644

www.facebook.com/thegrafixstation

3) Bling Wear (shirts & hats, etc)

         Blingcons.com (also on ETSY)

         Jeff Hawkins

         blingcon1@gmail.com

         615-585-9399 (tell him you are a parent with Summit Band)

 

4) Ashlee Fay Designs (Glitter Tumblers, custom shirts)

         www.ashleefay.com

         ashleefaydesigns@gmail.com

Former Spring Hill resident

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Winter on the Summit 2020 is HERE!! We are excited about this major fundraiser for our program – a HUGE thank you to all of you who have signed up to volunteer and donate items. It is truly a team effort to make this event a success. If you can help at all during the day, let us know and we will find a spot for you, even for just an hour or two!

 

Important Upcoming Dates:

 

  • Tuesday, January 28th Basketball Pep Band – Come out and support the band as they get the crowd hyped for the basketball game!

  • Saturday, February 1st – Winter on the Summit – 10:00am-10:00pm estimated

  • Tuesday, February 4th Basketball Pep Band

  • Tuesday, February 11th – Monthly Band Parent Meeting in the Band Room

  • Friday, February 14th – Valentines Day Dinner & Dance

  • Thursday, February 20th – CPA Preview Concert (Concert Performance Assessment)

 

Winter on the Summit (WOTS)

 

This is NOT only for Winter Guard, but the entire band is expected to assist with this event, which is also our LARGEST fundraiser of the year. Funds raised from this event benefit the whole band program and we need all hands on deck!

  • Students will begin signing up for shifts with Mr. Harris and Mr. Atchley soon.  ALL band students are expected to “work” the day of the event. If they can’t be there, they need to have a conversation with Mr. Harris or Mr. Atchley

  • Parents and Students will need to park in the stadium parking lot and check-in at the table in the band room. Everyone will need a bracelet and will be given instructions as to where to go to begin their shift(s).  Thank you to everyone who has volunteered!

  • Parents we will need donations for the Concession Stand as this is a BIG money maker during this event.  We also need donations for the Hospitality Room that is set up for the Judges, Guard Staff and Bus Drivers.  Here is the link to the Sign Up Genius WOTS Concessions/Hospitality Donations  Please help us out by signing up and making donations.  Please drop off ALL donations by Wednesday, Jan. 29th in the old “mom closet” inside the band room.

  • We will also accept monetary donations to purchase concession/hospitality items from Sam’s club. If you would like to contribute in this way, please email spartanbandinfo@gmail.com to make those arrangements.

 

Valentine’s Dinner & Dance

Please help us sell tickets to this event.  This should be a sell out event. We have dynamic swing band donating their concert to us to raise funds for our band.  Please talk this up to your friends and neighbors for a fun night out for Valentine’s Day! If we sell all 250 tickets, we should make over $4,000, but we need your help!

We are hosting a Valentine’s Dinner & Dance on Friday, February 14th from 6:30-9:30pm.  The event will take place in building C at the Thompson’s Station Church. Dinner is being catered by Boom Bozz and consists of Pasta, Salad, Bread, Drinks and Dessert.  Entertainment features local musicians “5 Points Swing” playing many romantic favorites along with swing classics. A long stem rose will be given to every lady in attendance and we will be holding a Silent Auction.  Please help us sell tickets – tell friends & family

Tickets are available through Eventbrite online at: https://bit.ly/37XQ7uj

 

  • Kelly Clark is organizing the Silent Auction for the event.  We would like to see items donated for the Auction that are “couple” related such as: Weekend getaways, couple’s massages, dinner out, entertainment packages, etc.  If you can help us attain some of these donations, please contact Kelly.

  • Each Section will be responsible for putting together a “Valentine’s” themed basket for the Auction.  Please be watching for details from your Section Moms regarding items they need donated.

  • If you would be interested in working this event or helping with the decorating earlier that day, please contact SpartanBandFundraising@gmail.com

  • We will have students sign up to work as “waiters” for each table.  We will notify you when the sign ups are available on Charms.

Please contact Kelly Clark at 931-619-7716 or email Rkclark77@gmail.com

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January 20th, 2020

 

We had a GREAT parent meeting for our rising 9th graders last Tuesday night – the Band Room was packed and we are very excited about the potential number of students joining the band program for the 2020-2021 school year.  We will host a ‘March Madness Hype Night’ on March 31st to continue the momentum and excitement for the incoming freshman (more details to come).

 

Important Upcoming Dates:

 

  • Tuesday, January 21st  6:30pm, Auditorium – MANDATORY PARENT MEETING for “Winter on the Summit” (WOTS) (more information below)
  • Tuesday, January 28th Basketball Pep Band – Come out and support the band as they get the crowd hyped for the basketball game!
  • Saturday, February 1st – Winter on the Summit – 10:00am-10:00pm estimated
  • Friday, February 14th – Valentines Day Dinner & Dance
  • Thursday, February 20th – CPA Preview Concert (Concert Performance Assessment)

 

We have a ‘new addition’ to our Summit Band Family – a 16ft trailer!!! We will now be Penske-free and will use this trailer for transporting instruments to parades, props & instruments to Winter Guard & DrumLine competitions and props & equipment for marching band competitions. Stay tuned, it will soon be painted & wrapped similarly to the big trailer.

Winter on the Summit (WOTS)

Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 1st!

We need LOTS of help with this event.  This is NOT only for Winter Guard, but the entire band is expected to assist with this event, which is also our LARGEST fundraiser of the year.

 

  • Students will begin signing up for shifts with Mr. Harris and Mr. Atchley soon.  ALL band students are expected to “work” the day of the event. If they can’t be there, they need to have a conversation with Mr. Harris or Mr. Atchley

 

  • Parents – we also need A LOT of parents signing up for shifts this day.  Shifts are available on Charms  – so please sign up!!! If you want to volunteer but the posted shifts don’t work for you – please let Alissa Anderson know at SpartanBandVolunteer@gmail.com and we WILL find a place for you!!
  • Parents we will need donations for the Concession Stand as this is a BIG money maker during this event.  We also need donations for the Hospitality Room that is set up for the Judges, Guard Staff and Bus Drivers.  We will be sending out Sign-Up Genius links for these items soon. Please help us out by signing up and making donations or if you have connections with Restaurants and Food Providers that might be willing to make donations, please let us know.
  • We will also accept monetary donations to purchase concession/hospitality items from Sam’s club. If you would like to contribute in this way, please email spartanbandinfo@gmail.com to make those arrangements.
  • Please find attached to the email information on purchasing an Ad for the WOTS program to recognize your band student.  We’d love to see lots of student highlights.
  • If your child needs help fundraising and they would be interested in selling Program Ads to local businesses, please contact Laurie Kamunen.

Tuesday, January 21st – MANDATORY PARENT MEETING for “Winter on the Summit” to go over event details and a walk through of volunteer areas.

 

Valentine’s Dinner & Dance

We are hosting a Valentine’s Dinner & Dance on Friday, February 14th from 6:30-9:30pm.  The event will take place in building C at the Thompson’s Station Church. Dinner is being catered by Boom Bozz and consists of Pasta, Salad, Bread, Drinks and Dessert.  Entertainment features local musicians “5 Points Swing” playing many romantic favorites along with swing classics. A long stem rose will be given to every lady in attendance and we will be holding a Silent Auction.  Please help us sell tickets – tell friends & family

Tickets are available through Eventbrite online at: https://bit.ly/37XQ7uj

Please help us promote this as it is open to band parents as well as adults in the community.  We are hoping for a full house of 250 people to attend.

  • Kelly Clark is organizing the Silent Auction for the event.  We would like to see items donated for the Auction that are “couple” related such as: Weekend getaways, couple’s massages, dinner out, entertainment packages, etc.  If you can help us attain some of these donations, please contact Kelly.
  • Each Section will be responsible for putting together a “Valentine’s” themed basket for the Auction.  Please be watching for details from your Section Moms regarding items they need donated.
  • If you would be interested in working this event or helping with the decorating earlier that day, please contact SpartanBandFundraising@gmail.com
  • We will have students sign up to work as “waiters” for each table.  We will notify you when the sign ups are available on Charms.

Please contact Kelly Clark at 931-619-7716 or email Rkclark77@gmail.com

 

Spring on the Summit: Home, Lawn & Garden Show

We have been approved to hold this event on Saturday, April 18th from 9am-4pm.  If you are interested in serving on a committee to help organize this event, please contact Laurie or Kelly at SpartanBandFundraising@gmail.com

Committees are:  Booth Organization, Advertising, Concessions, Door Prizes, Sponsorships, Set-Up/Clean-Up.

bTickit.ly/37XQ7u

 

Winter Drum Line Competition Schedule

  • Saturday, February 22nd @ Columbia HS Time TBD
  • Saturday, February 29th @ Bob Jones HS Time TBD
  • Saturday, March 7th – Time and Location TBD
  • Saturday, March 14th @Spring Hill HS Time TBD
  • Sunday, March 29th @WKU Time TBD

 

Winter Guard Competition Schedule

  • Saturday February 1st @Winter on the Summit Time TBD
  • Saturday, February 15th @Wilson Central HS Time TBD
  • Saturday, March 14th @Spring Hill HS Time TBD
  • Saturday, March 28th @WKU Time TBD

 

Your Charms Account

  • Charms is a key part to so many aspects of your student’s marching season
  • PLEASE access your Charms account and update your contact information (adult/parent info, address, phone number & frequently checked email)
  • You will also find the Charms Store, Pledge tracking & Fundraising there – all VERY important this time of year
  • If you are not getting emails or have not accessed your student’s Charms account yet, please email spartanbandinfo@gmail.com

 

Recommended Product Vendors – Hats, Shirts, Cups, etc.  Great gifts/items for Band Parents and Students

1) Vinyl Creations & More

Hope Saylors (previous Band parent)

hopesaylors@gmail.com

615-686-9264

www.facebook.com/hope.saylors

Has added an album that is specific to Summit HS & Band items

 

2) The Grafix Station

MK Burt (current Band parent)

mk.burt@yahoo.com

615-419-3644

www.facebook.com/thegrafixstation

 

3) Bling Wear (shirts & hats, etc)

Blingcons.com (also on ETSY)

Jeff Hawkins

blingcon1@gmail.com

615-585-9399 (tell him you are a parent with Summit Band)

 

4) Ashlee Fay Designs (Glitter Tumblers, custom shirts)

http://www.ashleefay.com

ashleefaydesigns@gmail.com

Former Spring Hill resident

 

Jan 10th Band update

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Happy New Year Band Family!!

2019 was a great year for our band program and we are looking forward to a fantastic 2020 – we have much to be excited about and look forward to.

 

This winter and spring we will have 3 major fundraisers, Winter Drum Line, Winter Guard, Pep Band for basketball games, spring concerts AND begin planning for the next marching season.

 

Important Upcoming Dates:

 

  • Friday, January 10th Basketball Pep Band – Come out and support the band as they get the crowd hyped for the basketball game!
  • Tuesday, January 14th  6:30pm, Auditorium – Rising Freshman Information meeting for parents & students (more information below)
  • Tuesday, January 21st  6:30pm, Auditorium – MANDATORY PARENT MEETING for “Winter on the Summit” (WOTS) (more information below)
  • Tuesday, January 28th Basketball Pep Band – Come out and support the band as they get the crowd hyped for the basketball game!
  • Saturday, February 1st – Winter on the Summit – 10:00am-10:00pm estimated
  • Friday, February 14th – Valentines Day Dinner & Dance
  • Thursday, February 20th – CPA Preview Concert (Concert Performance Assessment)

 

As we said near the close of the first semester, please remember that just because the official competitions & football season are over, that does not mean that Band is over.  We still have concerts, basketball games, Winter Guard & Winter Drum Line competitions to look forward to. There are lots of fundraisers coming up throughout the remainder of the school year, like the Valentines Dinner and Dance, Winter on the Summit (WOTS) & Spring on the Summit (SOTS).  These fundraising events help us feed the general fund so that we can continue to make purchases of new instruments and equipment to help us be bigger and better in the future. If you still have an outstanding balance in Charms, please settle that up as soon as possible or contact Tami Bell at spartanbandtreasurer@gmail.com to make arrangements.

 

Winter on the Summit (WOTS)

Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 1st!

We need LOTS of help with this event.  This is NOT only for Winter Guard, but the entire band is expected to assist with this event, which is also our largest fundraiser of the year.

  • Students will begin signing up for shifts with Mr. Harris and Mr. Atchley soon.  ALL band students are expected to “work” the day of the event. If they can’t be there, they need to have a conversation with Mr. Harris or Mr. Atchley
  • Parents – we also need A LOT of parents signing up for shifts this day.  Shifts are available on Charms – so please sign up!!! Please be aware that times are “soft” as we don’t have the final schedule for the day from the SGCG organization currently.  We will update as soon as we have that information to confirm times.
  • Parents we will need donations for the Concession Stand as this is a big money maker during this event.  We also need donations for the Hospitality Room that is set up for the Judges, Guard Staff and Bus Drivers.  We will be sending out Sign-Up Genius links for these items soon. Please help us out by making donations or if you have connections with Restaurants and Food Providers that might be willing to make donations, please let us know.
  • Please find attached to the email information on purchasing an Ad for the WOTS program to recognize your band student.  We’d love to see lots of student highlights.
  • If your child needs help fundraising and they would be interested in selling Progam Ads to local businesses, please contact Laurie Kamunen.

Tuesday, January 21st – MANDATORY PARENT MEETING for “Winter on the Summit”

 

Valentine’s Dinner & Dance

We are hosting a Valentine’s Dinner & Dance on Friday, February 14th from 6:30-9:30pm.  The event will take place in building C at the Thompson’s Station Church. Dinner is being catered by Boom Bozz and consists of Pasta, Salad, Bread, Drinks and Dessert.  Entertainment features local musicians “5 Points Swing” playing many romantic favorites along with swing classics. A long stem rose will be given to every lady in attendance and we will be holding a Silent Auction.

Tickets are available through Eventbrite online at: https://bit.ly/37XQ7uj

Please help us promote this as it is open to band parents as well as adults in the community.  We are hoping for a full house of 250 people to attend.

  • Kelly Clark is organizing the Silent Auction for the event.  We would like to see items donated for the Auction that are “couple” related such as: Weekend getaways, couple’s massages, dinner out, entertainment packages, etc.  If you can help us attain some of these donations, please contact Kelly.
  • Each Section will be responsible for putting together a “Valentine’s” themed basket for the Auction.  Please be watching for details from your Section Moms regarding items they need donated.
  • If you would be interested in working this event or helping with the decorating earlier that day, please contact SpartanBandFundraising@gmail.com
  • We will have students sign up to work as “waiters” for each table.  We will notify you when the sign ups are available on Charms.

Please contact Kelly Clark at 931-619-7716 or email Rkclark77@gmail.com

 

Spring on the Summit: Home, Lawn & Garden Show

We are still awaiting confirmation from the school regarding our proposed date, but pencil in Saturday, April 18th for now.  If you are interested in serving on a committee to help organize this event, please contact Laurie or Kelly at SpartanBandFundraising@gmail.com

Committees are:  Booth Organization, Advertising, Concessions, Door Prizes, Sponsorships, Set-Up/Clean-Up.

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Rising Freshman & Parent Information Meeting

We will be hosting the current 8th grade band students and their parents on January 14th @6:30pm in the Band room for the first of 2 informational meetings. Parents and students will have the opportunity to hear from and ask questions of the Directors, Student Leadership and members of the Board. Students at SSMS & TSMS visit with the Directors weekly and their band directors have information about this meeting that will be passed along to parents.

***We will be hosting another rising freshman event in March***

 

Winter Drum Line Competition Schedule

  • Saturday, February 22nd @ Columbia HS Time TBD
  • Saturday, February 29th @ Bob Jones HS Time TBD
  • Saturday, March 7th – Time and Location TBD
  • Saturday, March 14th @Spring Hill HS Time TBD
  • Sunday, March 29th @WKU Time TBD

 

Winter Guard Competition Schedule

  • Saturday February 1st @Winter on the Summit Time TBD
  • Saturday, February 15th @Wilson Central HS Time TBD
  • Saturday, March 14th @Spring Hill HS Time TBD
  • Saturday, March 28th @WKU Time TBD

 

Your Charms Account

  • Charms is a key part to so many aspects of your student’s marching season
  • PLEASE access your Charms account and update your contact information (adult/parent info, address, phone number & frequently checked email)
  • You will also find the Charms Store, Pledge tracking & Fundraising there – all VERY important this time of year
  • If you are not getting emails or have not accessed your student’s Charms account yet, please email spartanbandinfo@gmail.com

 

Recommended Product Vendors – Hats, Shirts, Cups, etc.  Great gifts/items for Band Parents and Students

1) Vinyl Creations & More

Hope Saylors (previous Band parent)

hopesaylors@gmail.com

615-686-9264

www.facebook.com/hope.saylors

Has added an album that is specific to Summit HS & Band items

 

2) The Grafix Station

MK Burt (current Band parent)

mk.burt@yahoo.com

615-419-3644

www.facebook.com/thegrafixstation

 

3) Bling Wear (shirts & hats, etc)

Blingcons.com (also on ETSY)

Jeff Hawkins

blingcon1@gmail.com

615-585-9399 (tell him you are a parent with Summit Band)

 

4) Ashlee Fay Designs (Glitter Tumblers, custom shirts)

http://www.ashleefay.com

ashleefaydesigns@gmail.com

Former Spring Hill resident