NORTH PENN MUSIC AIDES

May 9-16, 2021 Weekly Bulletin

This bulletin includes the following, read below for details:
  • NPMK Director’s Message – NPMK Camp 5/22
  • Sundae World Dine Around
  • Clothing Drive
  • NPMK Program Books
  • Sewing Chair Needed
  • Fundraise with Scrip
  • Upcoming Dates
  • Ongoing Fundraisers
  • View & Share Photos
  • Video Posting Policy
  • Reminders

NMPK Director’s Message

NPMK Camp 5/22 – Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, Color Guard

May 22nd from 9 AM – 2 PM is our last “open camp” for the 2021 NPMK pre-season. This is for all potential new and returning students interested in being a Marching Knight in the fall!
Schedule for the Day:
9:00 AM – Welcome, Donuts
9:45 AM – Visual
11:15 AM – LUNCH (bring your own)
12:00 PM – Music
1:45 PM – Q&A about the season
This is an opportunity for all new students to “try out” the NPMK one more time before our season officially begins on June 4th. It will also be an opportunity for students interested in Color Guard to meet/work with our new Color Guard staff! We are also looking for good turnout from our returning NPMK members to help welcome the new kids!
The link to register is here – May 22 NPMK Camp Registration
It helps our staff plan an effective day if you can register as soon as possible! If you have any questions about this camp or the upcoming season, please let me know. For our summer and fall schedule, please see the NPMK 2021 Calendar.
Thanks!
Mr. Santanello

Sundae World Dine Around – May 12

When: Wednesday, May 12, 5-9pm
Where: Sundae World, 1801 N Broad St, Lansdale

Clothing Drive Fundraiser – May 21

When: Friday, May 21, 5:30-8:30pm
Where: North Penn High School parking lot
Help NPMA raise funds by cleaning out your closets, attics, garages, and basements. Please place your gently used/unwanted items in tightly tied bags. Every bag counts. The more our collection weighs, the more we raise. Thank you for your support! Share the news with your friends! Click the flyer link below for details.
Any Questions? Contact Andrea Hinderliter at npma.fundraising@gmail.com.

NPMK Program Books Available

We still have one extra copy of the NPMK 2020 Program Book. If you would like to purchase it, please reply to this email and submit payment of $7 to the Blue Box in the band room.
If you purchased a book and haven’t received it yet, please reply to this email to arrange pick up.

Sewing Chair Needed!

We are desperately in need of a Sewing Chair for the 2021-2022 season! The Sewing Chair is responsible for the following:
  • The making of any flags needed for the NPMK season. This has been less in recent years due to the introduction of printed flags.
  • Any alterations to show uniforms (musicians and color guard) or flag repair. These are usually minor. Formal uniforms are the covered by the Uniform Chair.
  • Indoor Guard flags/uniforms, if needed for the High School and Middle School groups.
  • Indoor Percussion uniform alterations, if needed.
  • Any of the above groups sometime use fabric as part of their props. Assistance may be required.
The work can be very busy, but it is only for a short time. Current Sewing Chair Katy Joyce is happy to answer questions concerning the position and will show you the ropes when the time comes. You may contact her at ktukgirl@verizon.net.

Fundraise with Scrip

The next scrip order will be placed Sunday, May 16 and will be available for pick up Wednesday or Thursday that week. All pickups will now be at my house (821 Vassar Dr, Hatfield) from 6:30-8:30pm.
Don’t forget about the in stock cards and e-cards that can be purchased at any time on the RaiseRight app. Now is a perfect time to start earning money to help pay for Marching Knights fees. It will be here before you know it! Check out the website at shopwithscrip.com. Send any questions to npmascrip@gmail.com.

Upcoming Dates

Mark these dates on your calendar for the month of May!
May 12 – Dine Around at Sundae World, 5-9pm
May 13 – Jazz Concert at Whites Road Park, 6pm (MS & HS ensembles)
May 17 – NPMA General Parent Meeting, 6:30pm
May 21 – Clothing Drive Fundraiser at NPHS, 5:30-8:30pm
May 22 – NPMK Full Ensemble Camp, 9am-2pm

Ongoing Fundraising

Wawa Hoagie Coupons

Wawa Shorti Hoagie Coupons are $4. Students receive $1 credit for each coupon. Contact Amy Walker at nawalker5@gmail.com for more info.

Shopping online?

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

New shopping online partner – Shutterfly

Shop at northpennmusic.shutterflystorefront.com 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 flickr.com/photos/npma/albums.
We encourage you to take photos and upload them to our Flickr account to share with others. Please use the login information below.
Email: npmapublicity@gmail.com
Password: Npma1972! (PLEASE DO NOT CHANGE THE PASSWORD!)
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.

Reminders

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