October 18-24, 2020 Weekly Bulletin

This bulletin includes the following read below for details:
*NPMK Director’s Message
*NPMA General Parent Meeting
*Champs Dinner
*Competition Dinners
*Competition Day Fundraisers
*Mask Sale
*Fundraise with Scrip!
*Other Fundraising
*View & Share Photos
*Video Posting Policy

NPMK Director’s Message

Thanks again for another successful Saturday! We had tons of volunteers out, masked up, to help our kids have a great day. We appreciate all those that bought Air Grams, Candy Grams and High Reach Raffle tickets to help us raise some money. With no Football concessions or Knight of Sound, every little bit of money raised helps.
The results from our October 10 competition were announced last night. The Woodwinds had their second straight first place finish and earned an impressive score of 86.00. The Brass joined them, winning their division! Percussion and Color Guard both increased their scores with impressive performances! I felt that the performances last night were the best so far across the board. So, I expect we’ll have more great results next week!
This week we have a slight change in schedule as we are off Tuesday and rehearse on Wednesday instead. This was due to the National Honors Society induction that was scheduled for Tuesday night. Saturday’s schedule will be very similar to this week. Look for that schedule in the mid-week bulletin.
Finally, I hope you will consider joining us for the Champs Dinner on Sunday. This is a fantastic event for our kids. It is not mandatory for students or parents to attend, especially due to the pandemic, but if you are comfortable attending I think you’ll be really amazed if you are a first time NPMK parent.
Thanks for everything! The finish line is in sight and we are doing everything we can to make these last few weeks safe and special for our kids.
Mr. S

NPMA General Parent Meeting – Oct 19

The next General Parent Meeting will take place tomorrow, October 19 at 6:30pm via Zoom. Click the link below to view the meeting agenda.
To join the meeting, use the following info:
Topic: General Parents Meeting
Time: Oct 19, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 896 2552 4640
Passcode: 904099

Champs Dinner – Oct 25

When: Sunday, October 25, 1-4 pm
Where: Camp America, 341 Lower State Road, Chalfont

Event Information

We have few updates for our Champs celebration, so please be sure read all of the information below. We’re looking forward to seeing you there on Sunday!
  • Set-up will be from 12-1pm. Students will not be allowed in the pavilion while we set up.
  • Cost for the event will be $10 per family (to cover some of the costs of the event). You may use CHARMS money to pay for admission. See registration form below.
  • Each family is allowed 2 guests (in addition to NPMK members).
  • Lunch will be served to all in attendance.
  • All social distancing rules will be in effect. Please wear masks when not eating.
Champs Registration Form – Please print and submit with your payment by Saturday, October 24.

Attendance Survey

Please fill out the short survey below to let us know if you plan to attend. We encourage you to participate in this wonderful celebration of the kids’ hard work, but attendance is voluntary.

Volunteers Needed

We are also going to need parents to volunteer on the 25th to make this day successful. In order to allow senior parents to fully participate in the event, we are asking 8-11th grade parents to assist us in these roles. Please click the link below to sign up. Thank you!

Drinks and Desserts

While our meal will be catered, we are requesting donations for drinks and desserts. Desserts must be individually wrapped and contain no nuts. Click the link below to sign up. Thank you!


Competition Dinners

The main course this week will be pizza.
Parents who volunteer will need to wear masks and gloves and follow all social distance rules. Volunteers will also need to fill out the clearance form prior to their shift. We will set up tables 6 feet apart and will have hand sanitizer at every table for the students.
We are asking parents to donate fruit, vegetables and desserts. Please see the sign up genius link below to volunteer your time or to donate food. Please make arrangements to drop food donations at Jenn Karpf’s house by Wednesday.
If students prefer not to eat the provided meal, they may have their parents drop off food during their assigned mealtime. However, students will not be be allowed to leave campus.
Thank you in advance for all of your support!
Please contact Jenn Karpf at 267-664-1895 or by email at with any questions or concerns.

Competition Day Fundraisers

High Reach Raffle

Yesterday, we had an impromptu raffle for the best seat in the house for competitions, the high reach! We will be continuing with this fundraiser again next week. $5 for 1 ticket and $10 for 3. Win the raffle and you and another will be the envy of all the spectators!

Candy & Air Grams

For the remainder of the competitions, we will be selling both Candy Grams and Air Grams. We need volunteers to staff the table. This is a great way to support our students and the marching band! Please consider volunteering for a shift by clicking the link below. Any questions contact Andrea Hinderliter at

Mask Sale

Wear your North Penn colors with pride! 2 sided, 2-ply, 100% polyester, antibacterial viroprotect and washable! Cost for the masks will be $8.00 each. If you choose to pay via PayPal, a 3.25% processing fee will be added to your payment. $2.50 will go to your student’s CHARMS account.

If you would like to purchase a mask, please complete the form below and submit it to a staff member with your payment.  Questions? Contact Andrea Hinderliter at

The sale will continue until all masks are sold. Tell your friends and neighbors!

Fundraise with Scrip!

The next scrip order will be placed Sunday, Oct 18th. In stock cards from Giant, Weis, ShopRite, Kohls and Wawa must be ordered by sending an email and paying by check when received. Do not use the app or website for these orders. Send any questions to
Bonus Fest has begun with 2-day bonus rebates offered every Friday & Saturday through October. Check every Friday to see what stores are included.
Send questions to

Other Fundraising

Wawa Hoagie Coupons

Wawa Shorti Hoagie Coupons are $4. Students receive $1 credit for each coupon. Contact Sherry Sutton at for more info.

Shopping online?

Use this link when shopping Amazon Smile and the NPMA will benefit.

New shopping online partner – Shutterfly

Shop at For every purchase you make through this link North Penn Music will receive 8%.

View & Share Photos

If you’re looking for photos of your child, please visit our Flickr page at
We encourage you to take photos and upload them to our Flickr account to share with others. Please use the login information below.
NOTE: Should you be the one to create a new Album here is the naming convention: “YYYY-MM-DD Name of the event or competition.” Please use this format so the albums stay in order.

Video Posting Policy

A reminder to everyone that we can NOT put videos of our shows on social media. We purchase the rights to use the music in these programs and any posting of the music on social media can cause these programs to incur fines.


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