Important SCHS Band Booster Meeting — Tuesday, June 30th at 7 pm

Mark your calendars. We will be having an important SCHS Band Booster meeting this Tuesday night, June 30th at 7 pm (probably in the cafeteria as carpet may be being installed in the band room). This will be parents and students’ first opportunity to meet Mr. Jim Reed, our new band director, and to get as many specifics as we can possibly give you about the upcoming marching season and the 2015-16 school year for the Thundering Herd, including:
• band fee amounts and pay schedule
• fundraising opportunities and plans
• consumable orders (show shirts, band polos, marching shoes, etc.)
• competition and football game schedule
• marching show plans finalized
• staffing plans
and more!

This is also a perfect time to get your physical forms turned in. Remember that you HAVE to have your physical forms turned in BEFORE the first day of band camp, which is still scheduled for July 13, 2015. So get those physicals done!

After meeting with Mr. Reed, everyone on the Executive Board is very excited about this upcoming season. Come Tuesday night, and you will be too!

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How To Access The New Charms System

1. Log on to and click the "ENTER/LOG IN" link at upper right.

2. Locate the "PARENTS/STUDENT/MEMBERS LOGIN" section of the web page.

3. Type in the school code provided at the booster meeting and sent by e-mail in May Booster newsletter, sent 5-6-15. Click "Enter Student/Parent Area.".

4. Type in your password (we told everyone what their password is at the booster meeting. If you need help figuring out your password, please e-mail scbandinfo from an e-mail address we have on file. We will send you back this info by e-mail.)

5. Once you have first entered this ID number, you may create your own, unique password by clicking on "Student Info" at the top of the page (between the house and the dollar sign). Once clicked, there are two tabs "Personal Information" and "Change Password"

6. Please be sure to input as much personal info as you possibly can — including cell phone numbers and cell phone carriers, instrument your student plays, all adults and contact info you want associated with the account, etc.

7. All financial information is not yet in the Charms program. Once it is, we will let you know, and you will be able to access your entire band account from previous years as well. You will be able to pay your band fees and other trip fees, etc. online using a credit card. Look for the blue buttons in the four main areas of the financial statement indicating your ability to make online payments.

8. When you are clicked on "Home," you will see the band’s calendar. You can click on a specific event to get more details. Be sure to sync this calendar with your phone as the Google calendar we have previously used will go away soon. If you need assistance, please e-mail us and we will put you in touch with Laura McMullen to help with calendar sync.

9. If you click on the "Handouts and Files" icon, you will see the forms you need to fill out and return BEFORE the first day of band camp. Please print out the forms and fill ALL of them out. Return them to the box in the band room marked "forms" outside of Mr. Scott’s office. If you have any questions about forms, e-mail scbandinfo, and we’ll put you in touch with Rick Yamin.

10. If you have multiple students in the band, you can link their files together by clicking the "Multiple Students" icon.

If you have any questions or have trouble logging on, please e-mail scbandinfo, and we’ll put you in touch with someone who can help you. Sheila Davis can help you with password and login info, and Beverly Richardson and Laura McMullen can help you with other info and assistance with the app. Beverly Richardson can help you with financial questions, once we get to that point.

Note: There will soon b how-to info on how to sign up and use the Scrips program (where you get the gift cards and a percentage goes into your band Fair Share account) on the Charms page in the news section. If you would like this info e-mailed to you, send a request to scbandinfo.

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Busy Week This Week for SCHS Band

Again, we apologize for the double e-mail. We wanted to send this last e-mail out on both systems to be sure our seniors had all the final dates and info for this week as well:

Important Dates This Week:

TODAY, May 4th — Seniors need to get their photos in to Kianna and Jason Elkins for the band banquet video. We still need photos from the following seniors: Erick Pacheco, Francesca Hope, Kaylyn Cummings, Sydney Valenzuela. You can send to this e-mail address, and we will forward them if needed.

TODAY, May 4th — Last day to purchase band banquet tickets. Band students are free, but you do need to let us know you’re coming and what your food choices are. All parents, siblings, friends, etc. are $20. All reservations and money has to be in today!

TONIGHT, may 4th — Middle School and Freshmen Band Concert at 6 m at SCHS Auditorium.

TOMORROW, May 5th — A very, very, very important and mandatory parent meeting for all parents whose students will be in Marching Band in the 2015-16 school year at 7 pm in the band room. Don’t miss it! Agenda items include: band fees, fundraising, physicals and forms, etc.

FRIDAY, May 8th — Band Banquet at 6 pm at First Baptist Church in Hendersonville. A great night, and all parents, friends and siblings are encouraged to attend. (purchase tickets today — $20).

SATURDAY, May 9th — Band Concert for all band members and alumni.
3 pm to 5 pm — rehearsal
5 pm to 6 pm — break to change into uniforms (we will be wearing our new uniforms)
6 pm — Concert — 9th grade band, 10-12 grade band and combined with alumni band
7 pm — Jazz band and reception
This concert is open to the community so invite your friends and family to see the culmination of all your hard work this year!

Let us know if you have any questions!

Your Band Boosters

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Important Band News — Mandatory Marching Band Parent Meeting May 5th

We will be having a mandatory parent meeting for all those planning to participate in band next year (2015-16 school year) on Tuesday, May 5th at 7 pm. We will be showing you the new Charms system and how to update your preferred methods of communication, access finances, etc. We will also be sharing band fee info; fundraising info and other important info needed to begin the band season. Please be sure to attend.

Other important news:

Band Banquet on Friday, May 8th, 6 pm at First Baptist Church, Hendersonville. The students are selling tickets now. Tickets are $20. All current band members are paid for.

Band Concert with Alumni on Saturday, May 9th at 6 pm
3:00-5:00 Rehearsal with Alumni
5:00-6:00 Break
6:00 Band Concert (9th grade Band, 10-12 Band, Combined with Alumni)
7:00 Jazz Band/Reception

Note:  If you did not receive this info via e-mail with the subject:  “First E-mail Sent With New Charms System,” please send your student’s name and all contact info to us via e-mail at so we can be sure you are in the new system and will begin receiving important band news.

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