November 18, 2019
Attention! Marching Band Banquet ticket pickup will be during band class or immediately after school this Wednesday and Thursday. Envelopes will have the student name on them. Inside will be their ticket along with any additional tickets that were ordered for family. Students need to ask Mr. Homol (student teacher) for the tickets.
Sounds of the Season - Almost Sold Out!
Don't miss out on FC's holiday extravaganza featuring FC Choirs as well as the FC Wind Ensemble!
Trash Bag Fundraiser Pick-Up Dates
There are still trash bag fundraiser orders that need to be picked up. Becky Richardson will be at FC at the following times:
Ornaments Fundraiser - Ends Nov. 27
We are entering the second week of the ornament fundraiser. The ornaments are handmade in Africa with Fair-Trade wages, and half the proceeds benefit an orphanage in Swaziland. Ornaments costs $15 individually or $58 for a set of four. Every ornament sold will put $7 in your student's band account. Here are the ways you can earn money for your band account:
ThankScriping Day is coming - Nov. 21
ThankScriping Day only happens 3 times a year and it’s coming Thursday, November 21. Earn up to 21% with 100+ bonuses on eGift cards and reloads—for 1 day only. Shop brands like Starbucks, DSW, Barnes & Noble, and many more. A full list of participating brands will be announced soon. Learn how to Shop with Scrip and earn money for your student's band account! Grandparents and family members anywhere can sign up to earn money for your student! Contact Amanda with any questions.
Winter Band Opportunities
Indoor Percussion Auditions Continue - Nov. 19, 21 & 25
The Franklin Central Percussion Symphony will continue to host auditions from 6-9pm on the following dates: Tuesday, November 19; Thursday, November 21; and Monday, November 25. There is a parent meeting on Monday, Nov. 25 at 6pm. Visit the FC Bands Calendar for rehearsal and competition information updated through April. www.fcbands.org/band-calendar.html
Pep Band Try-Outs Coming Soon
The FC Pep Band is a great opportunity to play fun music with friends and be part of the action at boy's and girl's basketball games. This activity is open to all band students and is quite inexpensive. You'll be given a jersey with your graduation year on the back. PIZZA is served at halftime. More information from Mr. Ellinger will be coming soon.
Here are the games the Pep Band will attend:
IPA Clinic Day - Dec. 7, 9a-4p
Make plans to attend the 2019 IPA Clinic Day! Learn from and listen to some of the best percussionists across the nation.
What: 2019 IPA Clinic Day
When: December 7th, 9am-4pm
Where: Plainfield HS - Plainfield, IN
Cost: $15 for pre-registration, $20 on the day of.
Click here to pre-register.
Kudos - FC Drumline students participate in National Event!
FC Drumline junior Ciera Neece and senior Mitch Moriarty took part in the John Mapes clinic at PASIC on Saturday during the BOA Grand Nationals - one of the largest percussion events in the world. Ciera and Mitch were selected to participate in a first-ever event where drumline students from across the country worked with Director Mapes from Chino Hills, CA, to learn music together and perform for PASIC attendees. Ciera and Mitch represented FC with pride! Congratulations, Ciera and Mitch!
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