Marching Pride of Lawrence Township Message: MPLT Newsletter 9/22/16

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Subject: Marching Pride of Lawrence Township Message: MPLT Newsletter 9/22/16
Date: September 22nd 2016

Newsletter 9/22/16


Rehearsals and Performances:

  • Saturday, September 24 – Avon Invitational
    • Itinerary for Avon Invitational
    • Please bring cash when attending invitational competitions! Not all schools have the ability to take credit cards.  The Avon invitational costs $7 for adults and $5 for students (5 & up) and senior citizens.



  • Please follow the link to Meal Plan’s to browse volunteer positions.  Help feed our kids, they will love you for it!  The Marching Band season really needs everyone to step up and volunteer!


Orders and Purchases:

  • Across & Back show shirt orders (placed on August 22) can be picked up in the LC Performing Arts office, or at the end of Thursday night practice.
    • All marching band members are strongly advised to put their name in all apparel!


  • LAST CHANCE to purchase MPLT Spirit Wear the final order will be placed on Monday 9/26/16 
  • Items available: Across and Back show shirts, hoodies or sweat shirts, personalized MPLT fleece blankets, personalized Garage Signs, MPLT Sweatpants.


  • MPLT Photo Day will be on Thursday, September 29 at LC.  Bateman Photography will be taking individual, section, group and senior photos.
    • Download the order form here
    • Individual photos will start at 4:30pm.
    • Sections and group shots begin at 5:30pm. 
    • All marchers must be in attendance and in uniform by 5:30pm.
    • Forms and money should be given directly to the photographer on the 29th.
    • Parent helpers are needed from 4:30pm, to hand out plumes/gauntlets etc.  Please contact Alicia Jackson at for more details.


  • BOA Grand Nationals Finals Ticket Pre Order:


Fan Club:

  • Don't miss Fan Club Family Night each Thursday evening at practice, from 8:30 – 9:30pm.  Typically, practice will end with at least one full run-through.  This is our opportunity to get the Marching Pride fired up for their weekend performance by cheering them on!  Fan Club Family Night is also your chance to connect with other Marching Pride parents, get answers to questions or concerns, hear important announcements, pick up spirit wear and much more!  We hope to see you there!
  • Fan Club items available for purchase:
    • Car decals with the new MPLT logo - $5
    • Across and Back and Pride to Pasadena buttons - $3
    • Across and Back and Pride to Pasadena magnets and key chains - $3
  • Parents of Seniors: Please be sure to clear your calendars so you can be recognized at senior night with your student prior to the football game.  Watch for more information! 
    • Senior night for the LC students is September 30
    • LN senior night is October 7. 


Remind 101:

  • All MPLT members and parents should sign up for Remind 101 to receive important updates and messages.
    • Text @MPLTband to 81010



  • The Annual MPLT Hayride is set for Thursday, October 13.  Requests for soup/chili/dessert/candy donations and volunteer help have been added to this dedicated Hayride link.  Thank you for your support!



  • Thanks to successful fundraising efforts, Marching Pride families will not have to make the October or November payment for our trip to Pasadena.  


Text to Donate:

  • Text MPLT to 72727  or click here to donate to the Pride to Pasadena Campaign! 


MPLT Payments:

  • Check Payments: All LC Students: make checks to LCPAA, all LN Students: make checks to LN Band. Payments can be turned in to the PA Office at either school.
  • Credit Card Payments: Visa, MasterCard and Discover payments can be made at:
    • LC: In the Performing Arts Office, call 964 7550.
    • LN: Go to, or call the LN Performing Arts Office at 964-7951.
  • Contact Kimberly Corman (LC) at or Alison Goller (LN) at with questions or to set up a financial agreement.


Mark your Calendar:
Th        9/22                 Rehearsal                                                        LC                    6:30pm – 9:30pm
F          9/23                 Rehearsal                                                        LC                   4:30pm-7:30pm
S          9/24                 Rehearsal and Avon Invitational                     LC                    All Day
M         9/26                 Rehearsal                                                        LC                    4:30pm-6:30pm
Tu        9/27                 Rehearsal                                                        LC                    4:30pm-6:30pm
Tu        9/27                 Color Guard Rehearsal                                    LC                    6:30pm – 8:30pm
W         9/28                 No Rehearsal 
W         9/28                 Color Guard Rehearsal                                    LC                    7:00am
Th        9/29                 Rehearsal                                                        LC                    6:30pm – 9:30pm
F          9/30                 Rehearsal & Football Game - Senior Night     LC                   4:30pm-9:30pm
S          10/1                 Decatur Central & Ben Davis Invitationals      LC                    All Day


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