Due to the weather and various other reasons, the Marching Band 2013 final meeting on 12/6 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.
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We are sorry to announce that The Book Signing & Taste-Testing for our Sound Bites Cookbook event has been cancelled due to incoming weather!
Because The Bookstore is going out of business we will not be rescheduling the event. We will let everyone know if we decide to host a Book Signing & Taste-Testing later in the year at a different location.
Please visit weather.com to read more about the incoming storm.
1. Winter Concert is Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7:00.
4:30 Wind Symphony students arrive at PAC and set up chairs and stands on stage
4:45-5:45 Wind Symphony rehearses on stage
(percussion instruments won’t be available until 5:30)
5:45-6:30 Symphonic Band rehearses on stage,
then moves to the auditorium to wait for concert to start
6:30 Concert Band rehearses on stage/percussion ensemble rehearses in band room
7:00 Concert Begins
- Students are expected to stay until the end of the concert as part of their grade, and they will need to have heard all the groups perform for their assignment the next day in class.
- Wind Symphony and Percussion students should wear all black dress clothes.
- Concert Band and Symphonic Band should wear dark dress clothes.
- We will ask for a $3 donation for admission to the concert.
- The PAC asks that no parents be allowed backstage before or after the concert.
- Please meet your student in the lobby after the performance.
2. CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: Marching Band 2013 final meeting will be December 6 from 4-5:30.
We will have snacks, celebrate (roast) our seniors, look at pictures, thank our parents and staff, and watch the performance from Nationals. Also, we will be talking to members of the guard about a special opportunity with dance this winter.
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: On December 6 from 6pm to 8pm there will be a “Sound Bites” cookbook Taste-Testing and Book Signing at The Bookstore in Radcliff (301 W. Lincoln Trail Blvd.).
All band member are invited to attend. There will be goodies to sample and Christmas music. You can purchase a cookbook and get it signed by available band members. Please be sure to invite your family & friends.
3. All-State second cuts will be Dec. 14th. Students will be receiving their audition time after Thanksgiving. None of the times will conflict with the ACT. Congratulations to the 38 students who were selected to the top all-district band. That is the most we’ve ever had.
4. Please make sure that you are keeping up your payment plans or have made all your marching band payments so that we can pay all of our bills and move forward with our year debt free. You can call Lee Ann Mitchell at 765-3635 if you have any questions about your account.
We will be holding a silent auction tomorrow at the North Pole Craft Show for two beautifully crafted items from the families of Mac Williams (trumpet) and Josh Riddle (saxophone).
Bidding will start at the reserve prices and will be increased in set amounts. Auction starts at 9:00 am tomorrow morning and ends at 3:30 pm. Items can be viewed & bid on in the concession/bake sale area of the cafeteria. All proceeds benefit the NHHS Trojan Band.
This chest was lovingly created and donated by Band Boosters Ronda & step-father, Dan. All work is completely hand-crafted and includes punched-tin sides. The reserve price is $200 with bid increments of $10.
This charming print was donated by Band Booster Stephani Riddle. It depicts Doe Run Inn of Brandenburg, Kentucky. The frame was hand-crafted by Mac Williams’s step-father, Dan. The reserve price is $50 with bid increments of $5.
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1- The catalog sales fundraiser is back. Please make arrangements to come by the band room tomorrow, Wednesday 20th.
2- We have the North Pole Arts and Crafts coming up this weekend. We need volunteers for both Friday (at 7 p.m) and Saturday (at 6 a.m.). Students and adults can assist. Color Guard can participate and need to go to the band room to sign up for a work shift.
We will also be running the concession stand and have a bake sale. We do need volunteers to help with both areas. Information on what is needed for the North Pole will be going home with the students.
3- Mr. Froedge is requesting volunteers to come in and fix the wheels on the tarp cart repaired. This needs to happen before this Saturday. He also wants the team to clean out the trailer and put up the carts and podium. Read More…»
Our 23rd annual North Pole Craft Show sponsored by the North Hardin Trojan Band is on Saturday, November 23, 2013. The craft show is open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
This craft show is an excellent fundraiser for the marching band, as well as a fun community event for Radcliff. Our craft show features 70 vendor booths, a visit from Santa Claus, gift wrapping, a full service concessions area, bake sale, raffle and silent auction. There are a variety of ways that you can help.
SECTION WRAPPING SUPPLIES: Each section is responsible for helping to supply the gift wrapping area. This helps to keep the cost minimal and profit high for the band. Items can be dropped off in the band room during the week, Friday after school or Saturday morning before 9:00 am in the cafeteria.
BRASS: Wrapping Paper
WOODWINDS: Ribbon and Bows
PERCUSSION: Scotch Tape & Christmas Tags
COLOR GUARD: Boxes & Bags
The dollar store is excellent place to grab any of these items! Read More…»
The marching band will be performing at the BOA Grand Nationals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, In on Friday, November 15 & Saturday, November 16.
Lucas Oil Stadium
500 South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46225
6:15 Doors Open
6:30 Dress and load – same as last weekend for the most part
7:00 Depart for Indy, eat en route
11:00 Arrive Lucas Oil Field
1:15 Perform, then have pictures made
2:45 Eat at Circle Centre Mall
4:30 Depart to rehearsal
7:30 Check in at hotel, dinner on your own at surrounding restaurants
Days Inn NW Indianapolis
3910 Payne Branch Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46268 – (317-875-5656)
9:00 Arrive back at hotel
10:00 Room Check (Time depends on Saturday Schedule)
10:30 Lights Out
Breakfast free at hotel
Students will need money for lunch (fast food or stadium food) and possibly dinner (fast food).
We should arrive home around 10:00 pm if we make semifinals and earlier than that if we are not selected
FOOD AND TICKETS:
Students will need $2 for lunch on Friday and money for 4 other meals. Students may need money for a ticket to semifinals ($12) if we are not selected.
All told, students should have a minimum of $40-$50 for this trip and more if you want them to be able to purchase souvenirs or snacks.
SCHEDULE THIS WEEK:
Monday – 4:00-6:30
Tuesday – 4:00-7:00, dress for cold weather
Wednesday – NO REHEARSAL
Thursday – 4:00-6:30, load at 6:30
Friday – Depart for GN
Our Sound Bites cookbook has been selling pretty well. Even our Vice President of the United States wife, Mrs. Jill Biden got one of our cookbooks Saturday at Churchhill Downs; how cool is that!! Thank you Michele for working your magic to get our very own NHHS Band cookbook close to, if not inside, our White House.
We still have many more to sell. Start asking your neighbors, friends, and co-workers if they want one. The Cookbooks are $10 plus $4 shipping (free if in the Radcliff area).
Please have all orders in by November 19, 2013 at our next booster meeting.
The cookbooks can be ordered online or they can be purchased through Stacy Huddle and Michele Buzzard.
Stacy &/or Michele will be available at North Hardin HS next to the practice field on:
Wednesday, November 6 at 5:30 pm
Thursday, November 7 at 6:30 pm
Friday, November 8 at 5:30
Also, the final band fee payment was due today. We cannot stress enough the importance of paying these fees on time. If you have not already made your payment, please see Teresa Price or Lee Ann Mitchell and they will be able to take care of you.
Band fees help to pay for uniforms, dry cleaning, bus drivers, gas to & from competitions, overnight accommodations (motels), instruments, supplies and assistant instructors. If you are need of assistance with your account, please see one of our treasurers to arrange for a payment plan. Thank you.