Marching Pride of Lawrence Township Newsletter 7/3/18

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Subject: Marching Pride of Lawrence Township Newsletter 7/3/18
Date: July 3rd 2018





Newsletter 7/3/18

July 4 Parade:

  • Students must be at LC by 8:45am tomorrow morning
    • Click here for the Parade Itinerary
    • Eat breakfast and drink lots of water before arriving!
    • Uniform and Reminders for the day:
      • Color Guard: 2018 MPLT Show Shirt and black shorts.
      • Winds and Percussion: 2018 MPLT Show Shirt and khaki shorts.
      • Shirts must be tucked in!
      • The only head gear allowed will be sunglasses. No hats or bandannas.
      • Tennis shoes
      • SUNSCREEN!
    • All students who participated in Tag Day should have a 2018 Show Shirt.
      • Students who have not yet received their 2018 Show Shirt will need to pick it up from the LC Performing Arts office tomorrow morning.

Band Camp Registration:

  • Complete the Band Camp registration requirements listed below prior to Sunday, July 22nd, and earn a “Fast Pass” on Registration Day! Click here to access all of the forms needed.
  1. Complete your online registration (if you do not have access to a computer, there will be laptops available on Registration Day)
  2. Turn in your Performer Contract
  3. Turn in your Sports Physical (All three sections of this form must be completed in their entirety and turned in to qualify for “Fast Pass” registration.)
  4. Turn in your Color Run Registration form, and $12 registration fee
  5. Establish one of two payment options:
    1. Submit the first three payments to your home school’s Performing Arts office; total payments should equal $400 (per the minimum payment plan outlined in the MPLT Financial Information 2018 packet)
    2. Complete a signed payment plan with your home school’s Performing Arts office
  • MPLT registrants eligible for the Fast Pass option will be notified via email by July 20, 2018.
  • All families are encouraged to turn in their Parent Preview Night Dinner Reservation form and payment as soon as possible, but no later than July 24th.
  • Registration will be staggered for Band Camp this year. Please adhere to the following schedule to help facilitate a smooth registration for all families:
    • 1:00pm – Seniors
    • 1:30pm – Juniors
    • 2:00pm – Sophomores
    • 2:30pm - Freshman

Remind 101:

  • All MPLT members are required to sign up for Remind 101 to receive important updates and messages. It is highly recommended that parents also sign up; this is the quickest way to receive timely updates!
    • To sign up, text @MPLTband to 81010

Apparel Orders:

  • All MPLT apparel orders will be completed online this year. Click here to see the options available and to place your order.
    • Parent who wish to purchase a 2018 Show Shirt for the 4th of July parade will need to bring $15 cash to the LC Performing Arts office tomorrow morning.
    • To receive a show shirt in time for the first football game on August 17th, online orders need to be places no later than July 28th.


  • Tag Day: Thank you all for a very successful Tag Day!  Our student’s efforts were well received by the community.  Thanks to all parent volunteers, we couldn’t do this without you!
  • Color Run: Join MPLT for their 2nd annual Color Run on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Lawrence Park. Save the date!  This is a FUN run. Times don’t matter, but how much color you can accumulate does!
    • The registration link is now live!  This online registration is for the public only.
      • LN and LC Performing Arts students must submit a paper registration form to the LN or LC Performing Arts office in order to receive the discounted $12 registration fee. Click here to download the required form.

Student Account Payments:

  • Contact your home school’s performing arts assistant for billing questions:
  • All MPLT performers should have paid $300 towards their marching fees for this season; if you are unable to fulfill this obligation, contact your home school’s performing arts assistant as soon as possible.


  • More volunteers are always needed from both schools for all events and committees.  How can you get involved? 
    • Click here for information regarding MPLT volunteer opportunities and to download the Volunteer Information Form. 
    • Contact Courtney Clardy at or Sue Felli at with your questions and availability.
  • Band Camp: We are using to organize volunteers for the 2018 MPLT Band Camp.  Contact Judy Everly at with questions.
    • Click this link for the 2018 MPLT Band Camp Sign Up on
      • Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
  • Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on  Note: does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact Judy Everly to sign up manually.

Freshman Orientation and Schedule/ID/Chromebook Pick-up:

  • ALL Lawrence North Freshmen will complete Freshman Orientation on Tuesday, 7/24/18 from 1:00pm - 4:00pm.  Please register for this session.
  • All LN Freshman MPLT members will eat lunch at LC prior to departing for Orientation at 12:30pm. Transportation to and from Orientation will be provided.
  • ALL Lawrence North Upperclassmen will be released to pick up their schedules on Wednesday, 7/25/18 at 1pm.
  • A shuttle to LN will depart from LC at 1pm; student drivers are not required to take the shuttle.
    • All Lawrence Central Freshman will be released to attend orientation on Thursday, 7/26/18 from 1pm - 3pm. Please register for this session.
    • ALL Lawrence Central Upperclassmen will pick up schedules on Friday, 7/27/18 from 12pm -2pm.


Save the Dates:








Lawrence 4th of July Parade


8:45a – 11:30a


7/5 – 7/21






Band Camp Registration & Rehearsal


1p – 9:30p

Mon. – Sat.

7/23 – 7/28

Band Camp


7a – 9:30p



Parent Performance & Cookout


6p – 8p

Mon. – Tue.

7/30 – 7/31



2p – 9p



Regular Season Rehearsals Begin


6:30p – 9:30p





4:30p – 7:30p



Saturday Rehearsals Begin


10a – 5p



MPLT Rehearsal & Performance: LC vs HSE Football Game

Lucas Oil Stadium

11a – 11p



MPLT Color Run

Lawrence Park

8a – 12p



MPLT Rehearsal & Performance: LC vs. LN Football Game


7p – 9:30p


Regular Season Rehearsal Schedule


4:30p – 6:30p


4:30p – 6:30p

Wednesday (10/17 – 11/7)

4:30p – 6:30p


6:30p – 9:30p

Friday (Game Days)

4:30p – 9:30p

Friday (Non-Game Days)

4:30p – 7:30p

Saturday (Rehearsal Days)

10a – 5p

Saturday (Competition Days)

All-Day (TBA)


Check the MPLT Google Calendar regularly for updates.


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