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#62-Sound of North NEWSLETTER 2019


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Week of September 23, 2019 

Page 1-  Contents

Page 2-  Schedule for Floyd Central Invitational; Carla’s Uniform Reminder

Page 3-  Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash; Moola Monday

Page 4- Subway Flyer

Page 5- Band Fees

Page 6- Remind text; Amazon Smile; Booster Meetings

Page 7- Booster Meeting continued;Upcoming dates

Page 8- Parking, Drop Off, & Pick-Up;

Page 9- Sponsorship; Band Handbook; Who’s Who

Page 10- Who’s Who Continued


Floyd Central Invitational

September 28, 2019

 9:00am             Rehearsal Begins on Practice Field

11:30am             PITCH-IN Lunch

 1:00pm            Rehearsal Resumes

 3:00pm             Rehearsal Ends.  Load Uniform, Equipment on Transport. Sit, relax, and eat.                                                        

                          (Eat either a snack or something you brought)

 4:30pm        Meet in Band Room with Show Shirts (chaperones meet 4:30 pm)

 5:00pm        Leave for Floyd Central High School

 6:30pm        Arrive Floyd Central High School

 8:00pm        Dressed in sections for motivation time

 8:20pm        WARM UP

 8:55pm        Transit to Stadium

 9:15pm        PERFORM!

10:15pm        Awards

Change out of uniform, load transport.

11:00ishpm          Leave for Columbus


Carla’s Uniform Reminder

Here is your friendly reminder form your uniform mom. You will need the list below for Saturday.

Long (above ankle ) black socks

Show shirt

Compression shorts

Stuff to put up your hair if needed.

Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash                

Last day to return sold Kiwanis Duck Splash forms and money is Thursday Sept. 26. I will be outside the band room until 9 pm Tuesday and Thursday. Please return any unsold forms you have too. Thank you!

Moola Monday                                

NEXT Monday September 30th (not today) is our Subway fundraiser. You can go to any of the 6 Columbus locations listed below anytime that day (7am-10pm at most locations).

Beam Rd.

Home Ave and 25th

State St

East side Walmart

Commons Mall

St. Rd 46 (Greystone Shopping Center)

Flyer must be presented but not surrendered. Copies will be available throughout the week in the band room.

Tell everyone and distribute copies generously!



Band Fees

 The next Band Fee installment will be due Friday, October 4th (see below).   If you have not made the first two payments, please do so ASAP . Thank you to those that have already made their payments.   If writing a check, please write in the memo line your band student’s name.  If you write a check, please place it in the Scrip box outside the band room in an envelope marked “Band Fees”.  See below for other ways to make your payment.  


*Please make checks payable to:  Columbus North Band Boosters 

Band Fees for the 2019-2020 Marching Season are $500 for marching band members.

The fees will be billed in four installments:                                                                  

June 7, 2019- $150 (for marching band students)                        

Aug. 9, 2019- $150 (for marching band students)

Oct. 4, 2019- $150 (for marching band students) or $50 (for fall athletes)

Feb. 7, 2020- $50 all band students

NOTE:  8th Grade marching students do not pay the February 7th payment for a total of $450.

Fees can be paid the following ways:

· US Postal Mail. The address is:                                                                        

CNHS Bands, PO Box 2122, Columbus, IN 47202

· PayPal using the following link:

· Directly to Mr. Burton or Mr. Munoz

The Scrip Box in the band hallway just outside the band room doors. Please be sure to put your payment in an envelope and mark it Band Fees.

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Please sign up for the Sound Of North Parents Remind Class by texting @sroseaide to 81010

Amazon SmileImage result for amazon smile logoEarn money for SON while you shop!  Go to Amazon Smile and choose Columbus North High School Band Boosters Association as your charity then shop at  A portion of each eligible purchase price will come to The Sound of North Band Boosters.  Tell your family and friends!  In order for the Band Boosters to receive credit, you must always shop from   


Booster Meetings

Perhaps you did not realize as parents and guardians of our CN band, you are all Booster Members.  A booster meeting is not a meeting for only Booster Officers.  In booster meetings you will learn about the program, as well as, upcoming events and projects regarding the band.  Meetings are a great place to ask any questions you may have, or if you have any suggestions that you would like to share.  If you are wanting to help out or volunteer but do not know where to start, meetings are a great place to find the information you need to help with your decision.  During these meetings, we as parents and guardians, come together to make this the best possible program it can be.  The more parent involvement we have, the better program we will become. Booster meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month (unless there is a conflict) and the next meeting is Thursday, October 17th, at 7:00 PM.  All parents are invited and encouraged to attend.  We would love to see you there and it was wonderful seeing everyone at the last meeting!

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UPCOMING DATES                                           

Monday, Sept. 23: Guard Practice 4:00-7:00 PM

Tuesday, Sept. 24: Full Band Practice 5:45-8:30 PM

Wednesday, Sept. 25: Practice: Winds, Pit, & Guard 3:30-5:30 PM & Drumline 5:30-8 PM

Thursday, Sept. 26:  Full Band Practice 5:45-8:30 PM and  Parent Preview at 8:20 PM

Saturday, Sept. 28: Floyd Central Invitational

Sunday, Sept. 29: Hope Heritage Parade (times TBA soon)

Monday, Sept. 30: Moola Monday at Subway from 7:00 AM-10:00 PM 

Printable Parking


Drop off your student at least 15 minutes early (30 for pit) for practice. The start time is when they are expected to actually begin practice.

Pick up your student 15 minutes later (30 for pit) than the listed time practice ends. This allows students to store their equipment and attend a brief section meeting post practice.

Expect delays at pick up as well.  Times listed are when practice ends, allow time for them to return to the band room to put things away and have a brief section meeting.  Some sections take a little longer (like Pit) because they have more equipment to put away.  That being said, DO NOT wait for your student to call you to say practice is over.  Some students will just sit around and talk.  The directors, staff, and other parents want to go home as well.  If practice is scheduled to be over at 8:30 PM, please be at North to pick up by 9 PM.  


For the safety of all, we ask that you do not park at the curb outside the band room. As the season goes on, it gets darker towards the end of practice making it even more difficult to see students darting out after practice. We try to put cones out as a reminder, but we are not always able to get them out.  Please help us and park in a parking spot.  In the  long run you will get out sooner than if you lined up at the curb.



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The Band Booster Association is happy to announce our alumni and community sponsorship program!

Do you know any area businesses that would like to increase their visibility in the community while helping the Columbus North Band program?

Band Alumni - Have you wondered how you can help the program after you have graduated?

Please follow the link below to learn more about this exciting program!

Band Handbook

Have you wondered where to look to find out information concerning band camp , the monthly Marching Band calendar, or rule for rehearsal?  Look no further!  Here is the link for the 2019-20 Band Handbook:



Director of Bands, Band Discount Cards: Brian Munoz -

Assistant Director of Bands: Keith Burton -

Color Guard Director: Ivan Somers -

President: Sonya Rose -

Vice President: Denise Sharpe -

Treasurer:  Charity Phillips -

Secretary: Jennifer Speer -

Volunteer Coordinators: Betsy Long -  & Tami Mohs -

Uniform Coordinator: Carla McKenna -

Concessions: Tami Mohs -

Coordinator: John Jones -

Special Events Coordinator - Tracy Jones;

Head Chaperone: Carol Corbeels - & Amanda Watkins -

Transport Coordinator: Phil Coorbeels -

Newsletter Coordinator: Jennifer Speer -

Head Nurse: Katie Lykins -

Scrip Coordinator: Sara Donathen Smith -

Kiwanis Ducks: Carol Corbeels -

SoN Website Caretaker: Todd Riordan -

Student Accounts: Anonymous

SoN Facebook - wearethesoundofnorth  (request to be friends)

Color Guard Facebook -  Columbus North Color Guard (request to be friends)