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Senior Scholarships

Important Message for Seniors & Senior Parents!

The Band Boosters are offering 2 $500 scholarships to FHN Band & Guard students.  Applications are available to all participating Seniors.  Please see Mr. Stegeman for a packet.  Applications are due March 12th in the Band Booster drop box.  Awards will be presented at Senior Awards night, April 25th.

Please contact with questions:

Emily Weaver

president@fhnbands.com

Art In Motion – Ads & Sponsorships

The 8th Annual FHN Art In Motion Festival is March 24th, 2018.  For those new to the program, Art In Motion is a Winterguard Competition hosted by FHN & The Band Boosters.  It is a day filled with fun and excitement, as we welcome Guard units from all over the area.  Please Save the Date, as all parents & students will be requested to volunteer at the event.

A program will be made available to spectators, and sponsorships are also available for purchase.  Ads & Sponsorships purchased greatly support the FHN Winterguard and Knightpride Marching Band.  In addition, 1/3 of the price of the ad or sponsorship you sell goes directly into your student’s FFC account.

Here’s how you can begin selling.

Here’s how you can begin selling:

  1. All PDF documents are on the website here: http://wordpress.fhnbands.com/wp/art-in-motion/

Documents include:  Cover Letter, Ad Request Form & Sponsorship Levels

  1. When approaching businesses, put the cover letter on top of the materials.
  2. It is suggested to take a copy of the Music In Motion program with you, show the business what a program looks like.  There is a white box of programs in the Band room.
  3. When you have contacted and/or secured an ad or sponsorship, please update the Google doc so that we don’t make multiple contacts.

2018 AIM Ads/Sponsorships

Questions?  Contact:  Emily Weaver at president@fhnbands.com

Alumni Family

Knightpride Families,

Some of you may remember Mr. Gerald Thomas, father of Lynette Hoffman and grandfather of Jessica, Abigail & Zachary.  I’m sorry to share the news that Gerald has passed away.  You may remember him as the grandpa who always had a good joke, or the “cookie salesman” at Art In Motion!   Jessica, Abigail & Zachary were members of Knightpride and Winterguard, and Craig & Lynette Hoffman were and still are proud supporters of the FHN Band & Guard programs.  Visitation is scheduled for this Thursday at Archway Memorial Chapel in Hazelwood from 4-7pm.  You may wish to contact Craig & Lynette at Lynandcraighoffman@yahoo.com  Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.

Benefit Mobile Fundraising

Introducing Benefit Mobile, another easy way to support the Francis Howell North Band Boosters!

You can donate to the general band fund, or to your favorite student’s FFC fund, without taking time out of your day, or going out of your way! We’ve teamed up with Benefit, a mobile app that allows you to instantly purchase digital gift cards to use online or in-store, at retailers including Walmart, Target, The Home Depot and Amazon, and many more. When you buy using the app, retailers contribute up to 20% of your transaction back to our school — so you don’t have to spend an extra cent!  Simply download the app and use it for your everyday purchases.

Get started with the instructions on the flyer attached.

You can choose 1 of 2 campaigns:  General Band Fundraising, or FFC Fundraising.

If you prefer you may direct proceeds to  Scholarship, Hardship, or Winterguard funds. To do this, select FFC Fundraising as the campaign and when it asks for ‘Student Name’, enter the fund you wish to support (Scholarship, Hardship, Winterguard).

Benefit does not replace scrip, but it doesn’t require you to order ahead of time, you use your mobile device, and many vendors allow you to purchase the exact amount you need to pay for your purchase. Scrip may still be the best option for local stores and percentages may be higher for some vendors.

If you have any questions, contact Vicky Balleydier at fundraising@fhnbands.com to learn more.

Winterguard Parent Preview 1/26 7pm

Winterguard Parent Preview this Friday at 7pm!  Come and see the 2018 show and support the FHSD Middle School & FHN High School Guard!

2018 Competition schedule HERE

January Booster Meeting Minutes

Attached are the January Booster Meeting Minutes Gen Mtg January 2018

Please review them and alert the secretary of any errors or other questions at secretary@fhnbands.com  The minutes will be presented for approval at the February meeting.

Winter Dinner & Dance

FHN Bands Winter Dinner & Dance

Sunday, February 18, 2018 – 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Service

4116 McClay Road, St. Charles, MO 63303

“The Celebration Room”

All Band Members, Color Guard, Winter Guard & Drum Line

You are invited to attend FHN Band Dinner and Dance.  This event is only open to FHN above participants, no outside guests please.

Plan on a fun evening.  Enjoy dinner, dancing and the “Reveal of FHN 2018 Marching Band Show”.

  • Dress:  Semi-formal, band performance attire.
  • Bring a can good or nonperishable item for donation and receive a ticket for entry in the attendance prize drawing.
  • Sign-up sheets posted on the Band room doors beginning January 16, 2018.  Please sign up by February 9, 2018.
  • There is no charge for this event, it is being funded by the Band Boosters.  Please only sign up if you plan to attend as we’ll be ordering food from the sign-up sheet.

Questions: TammySiem@sbcglobal.net

Booster Meeting tonight 7pm

Booster Meeting tonight at 7pm in the Band room will be held as scheduled.  Pick up & order scrip cards at the meeting.

Basketball games are On.  Call Time 4pm.

Upcoming Program Reminders

Parents,

The monthly Band Booster meeting is tomorrow, Tuesday January 16th at 7pm in the Band room.  Please join us!

On the agenda…

  • Winter Guard season
  • Winter Dance

Tomorrow evening is also a Pep Band double header.  Call time is 4pm.  You can find the complete schedule (including Call times) on the Band website.  You can also find Important Dates for all upcoming events on the Program Calendar.  Click HERE

A message from Mr. Stegeman ….

Purchase music for District Solo & Ensemble asap.  2 more weeks before the deadline.  Get a hold of their accompanist.

If your student made a solo selection from the school library, remember they need to buy a 2nd copy.
If you need to purchase music, make your way over to Midwest Sheet Music in Maryland Heights. I have opened a tab with them.
1) For solos, purchase one copy for you and put one copy on the school tab.
2) For ensembles it’s up to you. If you want to keep the ensemble, purchase it for you. If you just want to play it this year, put it on the school tab.

www.midwestsheetmusic.com

More info regarding music selections on the MSHSAA website www.mshsaa.org/Activities/Info/MusicActivities.aspx

 

Bundle up, stay warm and see you tomorrow!

Emily Weaver

President

FHN Band Boosters

December Meeting Minutes

Attached are the December Booster Meeting Minutes.  Gen Mtg December 2017

Please review them and alert the secretary of any errors or other questions at secretary@fhnbands.com  The minutes will be presented for approval at the January meeting.

Audition materials for Metro District 8 Jazz & State Jazz Band

Order Knightpride Apparel

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Upcoming Events

February 22, 2018
  • All Howell Jazz Concert
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: February 22, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell Central High School, 5199 Highway N, St Charles, MO 63304, USA


  • Winter Guard Rehearsal
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: February 22, 2018 - 9:00 pm


  • Middle School Guard
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: February 22, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


February 23, 2018
  • Cancelled per John 1/3 - COMPETITION WIG Chicago
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 25, 2018 - 11:59 pm


  • Basketball Pep Band
    Starts: 4:30 pm
    Ends: February 23, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    4:30pm Call Time

  • Winter Guard Rehearsal
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: February 23, 2018 - 9:30 pm


February 24, 2018
  • Cancelled per John 1/3 - COMPETITION WIG Chicago
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 25, 2018 - 11:59 pm


  • Winter Guard Rehearsal
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: February 24, 2018 - 4:00 pm


February 25, 2018
  • Cancelled per John 1/3 - COMPETITION WIG Chicago
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 25, 2018 - 11:59 pm


February 27, 2018
  • Winter Guard Rehearsal
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: February 27, 2018 - 9:00 pm


  • Zone leaders/Guard parent informational meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: February 27, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: FHN Band room


March 1, 2018
  • Winter Guard Rehearsal
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: March 1, 2018 - 9:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


  • Middle School Guard
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: March 1, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


  • Solo & Ensemble Mock Trials
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: March 1, 2018 - 9:00 pm


March 2, 2018
  • Winter Guard Rehearsal
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: March 2, 2018 - 9:30 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


March 3, 2018
  • District Solo & Ensemble
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: March 3, 2018 - 11:59 pm

    Location: Fort Zumwalt East High School, 600 1st Executive Ave, St Peters, MO 63376, USA


  • Winter Guard Rehearsal - PLEASE NOTE TIME
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: March 3, 2018 - 10:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


    Description:

    POTLUCK at 6:00pm

March 5, 2018
  • Metro East Concert Band Festival
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: March 5, 2018 - 11:59 pm


March 6, 2018
  • Winter Guard Rehearsal
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: March 6, 2018 - 9:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


  • Middle School Guard
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: March 6, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Francis Howell North High School, 2549 Hackmann Rd, St Charles, MO 63303, USA


  • Pickup/Order Scrip Gift Cards
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: March 6, 2018 - 8:00 pm

    Location: Mcclay Library, 2760 McClay Road, Saint Charles, MO 63303, United States


    Description:

    Scrip gift cards are a great way to contribute to your FFC account. You purchase the gift cards at face value to places where you frequently shop (grocery stores, department stores, restaurants, etc). A portion of the value of every card goes into your FFC account. FREE MONEY!!

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