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North Cobb High School Band 2016-2017



Welcome to the first week of school!

1st Band Booster Meeting
August 8th @ 7:30pm


These meetings are open to all band parents and they are a great way to keep up to date on all that is going on with the band program. Booster meetings take place on the second Monday of every month and are held in the band room at 7:30pm.





Camp Chaperones


Thank you for all your support during band camp. What an amazing 12 days!! Thank you to all those who helped fill coolers, bandage wounds, fill ice packs, hand out towels, and the list goes on. Camp was super smooth because of you!

THANK YOU!



Practice Chaperones

It’s time for back to school and back to our weekly after school practices. If you came to Volunteer training please consider signing up to chaperone an afternoon practice. Click the link for available days and slots. 





If you were not available to attend a Volunteer training, please contact:
Susan Dollar - dollarhome89@gmail.com or Angie Joines - dajoines@bellsouth.net



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The Annual Band Raffle started Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Raffle tickets and information were sent home with the students last week. All tickets and funds raised are due by October 4th. Good luck!




Chaperone/Parent Volunteer Shirts

We will be submitting a 2nd/final order on August 9th. If you have not yet ordered your shirt, please turn in your order & payment to the band box by Monday, August 8th.  The shirts are $33 + $5 for personalization. Please add $2 for any shirt size XXL or larger.
Please contact the Spirit Wear committee at spirit@nchsband.com to get an order form or call Tracey Wadley at 770-354-8490 if you have any questions.
Thanks so much for your support!!


FAMILY DAY 2016


August 13th 9:00 am to 9:00 pm



Family Day is a fun day for everyone! Please come out and support our kids! Practice runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. 


Lunch will be provided for the students. There will be fun activities such as water games and bouncy houses. Kona Ice will be available for sale. NCHS Spirit Wear will also be available for sale.


At 7:00 PM we'll be treated to a portion of this season's half-time show, showcasing all the hard work the kids and staff have done. Bring a folding chair if you would like to sit somewhere besides the bleachers.


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A flyer was sent home last week with information to order dinner for family members. Your student's meal is covered by his/her band fees so please do not order a meal for your student.


The meal will be catered by Publix Deli. Each dinner will include a choice of sandwich, chips, drink and a cookie. Dinner will be served from 5pm-6pm. The cost is $7 per person if ordered between 7/30/16 & 8/5/16.


Deadline to purchase dinner tickets is Friday, August 5, 2016.




BAND/GUARD FEES


Fees for the season are due in full on October 1, 2016.


The most current statements were sent out on July 6, 2016. If you did not receive yours please email finance@nchsband.com.


Now that the season is beginning, there are 3 options for payments. 

-Your student may place a payment in the secured lockbox at the back of the band room

-Mail payment to: NCHS Band Boosters P.O. Box 539, Acworth, GA 30101

-Via paypal through link on website nchsband.com



Please put your student's name on the check or envelope so we are sure we are giving credit to the right child.



Important Band Dates

  • August 2nd and 4th, Practice, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 8th, Practice, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • August 9th and 11th, Practice, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 13th Family Day, Mandatory 9:00am - 9:00pm
  • Additional Monday Practices: Aug. 15th & 22nd, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • August 16th & 18th, Practice, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 23rd & 25th, Practice, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • August 30th & Sept. 1st, Practice, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • September 17th, Mandatory, all day rehearsal, 12:00pm - 9:00pm
  • October 10th - Cobb County Exhibition @ McEachern HS
  • October 22nd - JSU Competition (Jacksonville, AL)
  • October 29th - Allatoona HS Competition
  • November 5th - Newnan HS "Old South" Competition




GAME DATES 


  1. August 19 - home vs Cherokee
  2. August 26 - home vs Etowah
  3. September 2 - away vs Harrison
  4. September 9 - open/bye week
  5. September 16 - away vs East Coweta
  6. September 23 - home vs Pebblebrook (8th Gr Night)
  7. September 30 - open/bye week
  8. October 7 - away vs McEachern
  9. October 14 - home vs North Paulding (Homecoming)
  10. October 21 - home vs Marietta (Senior Night)
  11. October 28 - away vs Hillgrove 
  12. November 4 - away vs Kennesaw Mountain

* Senior night is very important. All seniors (with their parents)  are recognized prior to the game.


Newsletter Information

All announcements should be emailed to the band secretary,

Tracey Wadley (tcwadley@gmail.com), by Fridays in order to be included in the weekly news. 

Important information can always be found on the band website. Click on the image above to access the website or go to www.nchsband.com.




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North Cobb Band Boosters
North Cobb Band
3400 Highway 293, North
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
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