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This Week In Band May 9th
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This Week In Band

In this issue:
New Website!
Braves Concessions & CHOP Team
Banquet 
Uniform Reminder
Head Start Camp
Final Marching Band Registration
SCRIP
*Driver Needed*

New Website!

The Sprayberry Band has an all new website! Same address with an all new design. The new design will give the band program more flexibility in the area of communication and sharing with the SHS band family.

Click the link below and take a look! 
www.sprayberryband.com

Head Start Camp

Kick-off the 2017-2018 Marching season at Headstart Camp on May 15th, 18th and 19th from 5:30 to 8 pm. 

Not sure if Marching Band is for you? Headstart Camp is a NO COMMITMENT way to find out! 

Registration will be available on the last day, May 19th, from 7-9 pm. 

All students must have a Medical Form to attend – if you have registered already, you are all set!

If you have not completed Registration, a PARENT/GUARDIAN must complete the Medical Form. IT MUST BE NOTARIZED!Please print the attached order form. {Medical Release Form} A notary will be available on-site on May 15th – please bring a photo ID and insurance card.

Questions: directors@sprayberryband.com 

For more information: Contact our SBBA Membership Administrator at membershipadmin@sprayberryband.com
Band Camp Information

Band Banquet

The Band Awards Banquet is Friday, May 12, 2017 at Piedmont Church on Piedmont Road. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. with the awards celebration to follow. 

ABSOLUTELY NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR!!! YOU MUST HAVE PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED A TICKET TO COME!

For more information regarding the Band Awards Banquet please contact our SBBA Hospitality Chair at hospitality@sprayberryband.com

Uniforms

Any students who did NOT go to the Stardust Concert on Saturday need to turn in their concert clothes to the band room by May 10th.

If you have any questions please contact Lori at uniforms@sprayberry.com 

Thank you,

Lori Stackhouse
Uniform Chair

Marching Band Registration

The final registration for all students who will be in the 2017-2018 Marching Band program, including Color Guard and rising 9th grade students, will be:

Friday, May 19th, 7-9 PM

If you cannot complete registration at this time, please contact our SBBA Membership Administrator at membershipadmin@sprayberryband.com as soon as possible to make arrangements.

All students planning to participate in the Marching Band program must complete the registration process by May 26th.

For more information about registration CLICK HERE {Registration Paperwork}. 

A PARENT/GUARDIAN IS REQUIRED AT REGISTRATION AND NEEDS TO BRING THE FOLLOWING:

1. Driver's license or other ID needed to notarize medical form. A notary will be available at Registration. This service is complimentary.
2. Health insurance card (or a "no insurance" form will also be available).
3. Credit card, check or cash for initial down payment and other miscellaneous expenses.

Please do not let any financial issues stop you from registering your student for the band program. We will gladly work with you to address any financial questions/concerns you may have when you stop by the Accounting station at Registration. Fundraising activities are available to all band families to help with fees.

Questions: directors@sprayberryband.com

For more information: SBBA Membership Administrator at membershipadmin@sprayberryband.com
Registration Information

Braves Fundraising

 

The Braves have 9 home games coming up, May 17th through May 28! We have spots available for YOU to start earning Fundraising Points! 

If you have completed training, please sign up for one or more games. We need YOU!

It's not too late to join the CHOP TEAM! Remember – it’s easy to become a part of the team:

Sprayberry and Atlanta Braves

Thank you for taking an interest in this amazing fundraising opportunity with the Sprayberry Band Booster Association (SBBA) and the Atlanta Braves.
Participating in this fundraiser benefits your band student and the band program. We have been awarded the opportunity to run a concession stand at the newly minted SunTrust Park, home of the Atlanta Braves. We will consistently need 7 people to man this stand for the full home game season and we need your help. You get to pick as many games to work or as few but for every game you work the fund raising points go towards paying off your students band fees. To participate each person must be at least 18 years of age.

First base: Go to the Cobb County Police department and get you server permit. The address and times are below: 154 North Marietta Parkway (the corner of Cherokee street and North Marietta Parkway) Times listed below are normal business hours at the Cobb County Police department Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30am- 11:30 and 1:00pm- 4:00pm Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm- 4:00pm There is a $30 fee which will be refunded back to your students band account after working 4 Braves games. Acceptable forms of payment are: Visa/ MasterCard/ Cash but no checks. You will need to present a valid driver’s license or other acceptable forms of government issued ID.
Click here for more information.

Second base: After you have received your permit contact me, Carla Harper at harper671@att.net with the date you want to attend one of the trainings. The training is required and has to be completed before you can work any Braves games. 

The address at SunTrust Park is: Delaware North Sportservice at SunTrust Park 755 battery Ave. SE Atlanta, GA 30339

Training dates:
Wednesday, May 10th 5:30p-9:30p
Saturday, May 13th 9:00a-1:00p
Tuesday, May 30th 5:30p-9:30p
Saturday, June 3rd 9:00a-1:00p
Tuesday, June 13th 5:30p-9:30p
Wednesday, June 28th 5:30p-9:30p 

All of these sessions will be in the Employee Cafeteria at SunTrust Park ,755 Battery Avenue Atlanta, GA 30339 ,Parking will be available in the Delta Lot. Everyone will enter at the regular employee entrance, take the elevator down to the lowest level (FL on the elevator) and enter at the cafeteria (it says “Game Day Staff” on the sign) located just past the Cash Room on the lowest level. .—We’ll also have someone directing people.

Third base:
Once you complete the training contact me, Carla Harper at harper671@att.net so I can send you the access to the Braves schedule to sign up for the games.

Home Run:
Attention all parents! Due to the overwhelming success of the Braves concessions program, we are pleased to announce that volunteers will receive even MORE Fundraising Points (FPs) per game. FPs are credited according to the following schedule:

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Games 

Volunteer: 75 FPs
Lead: 100 FPs

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Games

Volunteer: 90 FPs
Lead: 115 FPs

The new points schedule is retroactive - any games you have worked already will be updated with the new amounts.

Fundraising points are credits to your student's band account. You can knock those band fees out of the park even before the school year starts! Then start banking those points for next year's band fees, upcoming trips, etc. 

If you have any questions please email Carla Harper at harper671@att.net
Braves Fundraising

SCRIP

Don't forget to order Scrip cards for Mother's Day, graduation, and teachers!!! 

We have a variety of card options and amounts to choose from. 

Scrip will be available this Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Arbys, on Sandy Plains Road, at 6:30.

Scrip Gift Cards are an easy way to support the Band.

These are regular gift cards from your favorite retailers, available in person from our Scrip Coordinator, online at Shopwithscrip.com, or using the MyScripWallet smartphone app. 

A portion of the purchase goes toward your student’s band account, and a portion to the Band. Some examples include:

Coffee shops (example: Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts)
Grocery stores (example: Publix, Wal-mart)
Restaurants (example: Applebee’s, O’Charley’s)
Fast food (example: Wendy’s, Subway)
Retail stores (example: Home Depot, Old Navy, Target)
Online shopping (example: Amazon, Groupon, iTunes) 

If you are new to scrip, stop by and we will help you get started.
SCRIP Information

Driver Wanted

The Sprayberry Marching Band of Gold is looking for any band or guard parent that has a CDL. 

We need a parent available for Friday away games and Saturday competitions. 

For more information please contact Chuck Bass at equipment@sprayberryband.com
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