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Issue 356: Disney, Bottle/Can Drive, Sidecar Slider Bar, Charms!
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Booster News

This is the final newsletter of the 2018-19 school year! Can you believe it's done?! My junior is now officially a senior! This will be my last year as Booster president, and I'm still looking for someone who's interested in filling the role when I'm gone. If you have questions or comments over the summer, you can always reach me at bstockdale812@comcast.net. Look for the first newsletter of the new year to arrive sometime after the first couple of weeks of August.

Special Note: When making any payments to Boosters (fundraisers, trips, camp, retreats, uniforms - anything!), checks should be made payable to 'WLNMB' or 'Walled Lake Northern Music Boosters' or even 'WLN Music Boosters' (unless stated otherwise) using blue or black ink only, per the bank. If you're not sure, ask your director! We received some checks recently that were made out to 'things' other than those three options (i.e. WLCSD, WLN, WLN Boosters, WLN Choir Boosters, WLN Marching Band, etc.) and we're not sure the bank will accept them. Incorrect checks can create a lot of extra work for me plus we can be assessed bank fees on checks that are returned. So, any assistance anyone and everyone can give to make sure checks are properly filled out would be greatly appreciated.
 
Wendy Fowler
WLNMB Treasurer
 
Our final meeting of the year was last night. We had a presentation from a representative from Foundation for Excellence, who came and spoke about the Shuman Performing Arts Grant as well as the other work that great organization does. You can find more information about Foundation for Excellence on the District's website. We also set up the meeting schedule for the next school year. Please note that those dates can be found on the calendar, which you can access via our website, wlnmb.org. The meeting dates are tentative, as concerts, etc. may be scheduled for the dates we've selected, and we'll need to adjust for those should that happen.

We look forward to welcoming the incoming freshman class of music students. We will have a table at registration, where you'll be able to get information about sponsorships, purchase Happy Cheeks ($25 - we do have them in stock if anyone needs a stadium cushion!) , or car decals.

Our needs for next year include:
Booster President
Concessions Chair to run our 3 concession stands in the winter
Incentives Chair to input data on for the student incentive accounts
Choir Representative
Orchestra Representative
Marching Band photographers

If you're interested in taking on one of these roles, please let Beth Stockdale know: bstockdale812@comcast.net

Have a great summer!

 
Concessions News

IMPORTANT: We've  learned that our current concessions chairs will be unable to continue in this role. We need someone to step in and take over the mantle from them. It's a big job, but it's very manageable. We only run 3 concession stands per year! Please, reach out to Joe & Katy Settecerri if you're interested in learning the ropes with the goal of taking the reins from them, jksettecerri@msn.com.

 



Disney Trip
All future Disney communications will be made via Charms. The first official email went out last night. If you didn't get it, send  an email to bstockdale812@comcast.net & let Beth know. We've had a couple of issues with emails not being delivered & we're working on those. If your student doesn't have a Charms account, you will be missing out on important trip information. We will be creating chaperone Charms accounts for communication and accounting purposes in the next couple of weeks.

 Checks should be made payable to WLNMB and marked Disney trip in the Memo line. They can be dropped off with the trip registration form in 2 places at the school: in the front office, in an envelope marked "Mary Hulliberger - Disney trip" or in the band box, which is a locked box just outside Mrs. H's office door in the band room. Alternatively, you can mail it to the school, addressed:
 
WLN Music Boosters
Attn: Disney Trip / Mrs. Hulliburger
6000 Bogie Lake Rd
Commerce Twp, MI 48382

Our first scheduled trip fundraiser is happening July 14 at Sidecar Slider Bar! Find the flyer HERE. There seemed to have been some confusion with the wait staff with regard to showing flyers on phones, so we'll ask you to please print one off & take it to the restaurant on July 14!

Additionally, we've kicked off a bottle/can drive to raise funds for the trip. You can find the flyer HERE. There is a Facebook event happening with the flyer there too. Let us help you clean up after your summer parties!
 

Marching Band Spirit Wear

Don't forget! Our marching band spirit wear website is up & running!  For anyone interested in spirit wear, here is the website:   http://wlnmb.cujographyx.com
Orders submitted by June 30 can be included in team delivery during home camp (no delivery charge).


Marching Band
 
Marching Band payments are due as follows: June 1, July 1, and July 11. If you need to make alternate payment arrangements, please contact Mary Hulliberger. Checks should be made payable to WLNMB with Marching Band noted on the Memo line, and in an envelope marked "Mary Hulliberger - Marching Band", can be dropped in the front office or in the band box (locked box in the band room just outside Mrs. H's office door!) or mailed to:
 
WLN Music Boosters
Attn: Marching Band / Mrs. Hulliberger
6000 Bogie Lake Rd
Commerce Twp, MI 48382
 
If you haven't turned in your forms yet, don't forget to do so  ASAP!
A quick reminder that while the physical forms are not due til July 15th, we would love them earlier if possible.  If you still need  a sports physical  and don't want to go through your doctor, you can go to:

 Commerce Urgent Care Walk-in Clinic - Commerce ( right across from Kroger)... COST$20.00 
2900 Union Lake Rd #110, Commerce Charter Twp, MI 48382. phone # (248) 242-6049. 
OPEN 7 days a week...Monday - Friday 8:30am to 8pm. Sat & Sun 8:30am-4pm

 
 We strongly suggest that you make a copy for us and then and keep the original for any other sports your student(s) wishes to join.
 
We are looking for volunteer photographers(amateur or professional) to come out and take pictures of our kids during home camp ( Monday July 22 to Friday July 26) , Away camp ( Monday July 29th to Saturday August 3rd) and during the band season.
Any bit helps...if you can come out for an hour, few hours, couple of days or the whole time. 
We are greatly appreciative for all your help. It takes a village and thank you.
If you are interested...please email Mo Seifert, Band rep. at Mokickituproms@yahoo.com. Please let her know what dates and times your are available. Alumni parents are always welcomed with notice!   Thank you again for volunteering.  
 
 
 
Did you know that there's a Facebook page for our marching band? We post news and events there too.... Come find us!
**If you still need  to create a Charms account (new to marching band), you can find instructions on our  website , following the instructions for "First Time Logging In". If you already have a Charms account but can't remember a username or password, please reach out to Beth Stockdale,  bstockdale812@comcast.net or Mo Seifert, Mokickituproms@yahoo.com. Either of these ladies can help you with a user name or resetting a password. We ask that if you already have an account, please do not create a new one when you can't remember the login details. We can help with that & multiple accounts for 1 student causes problems within the program.

** Please log into your Charms account and update anything needed.  All MB members are required to have all information in Charms completed. PLEASE make sure you include phone numbers AND personal email addresses for both parents and students. Remember WLCSD (school emails given by the district) WILL NOT work with Charms and will be kicked back, and you will not get important information throughout the year. If you do not know your Charms log in information please contact Beth Stockdale, bstockdale812@comcast.net or Mo Seifert at Mokickituproms@yahoo.com.
 
As always thank you so much for your support of our children and all it takes to make this program work. We appreciate your help every day!
 
Note: New people to Marching Band will need to create a Charms account. See instructions below!! 
 
To login to Charms for the first time, follow these steps:
  1. Type https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/selfregister.asp?s=WLNMusic into your browser of choice.
  2. Click the NEW Students Click Here link.
  3. This will open a form, which you can fill out with your student's information.
  4. When you're finished, click on the Register button!
  5. That's it. Thank you for helping us in our endeavors! 
 
*** Please make sure you indicate the current school year your student(s) is in ( Example: incoming Freshman will indicate 8th grade, NOT 9th grade. thank you)
 
*** Please double check that you signed all forms before submitting or turning them in (paper form).
 

Anastasia at the Fisher

We have another opportunity for discounted tickets to a great show at the Fisher Theater. Click HERE for the flyer with all the information about discounted tickets to see Anastasia.
 

Band

Have a great summer!

  Choir

Have a great summer!
 
Orchestra

Have a great summer!

Scrip
What is Scrip? FAQ! Our Scrip program is an ongoing fundraiser. It runs all year, with order pickups on Thursday evenings in the Commons at WLN, 5:30p-6:30 Scrip is the ONLY way to accumulate fundraising funds specifically for your student! It's a great way to pay for camp,trips, lessons, or instrument repairs. Start accumulating your Scrip dollars now for those future big purchases!  Please check out the Scrip page on our website for important enrollment information! We also have a new email address for Scrip questions/comments: wlnmusicboostersscrip@gmail.com  Note: we can only accept cash or checks at the Scrip table. 
 
Scrip orders placed online by Sunday nights will be available for pick up on Thursday evenings. If orders are placed and you want to arrange for pickup, please email wlnmusicboostersscrip@gmail.com to make arrangements for pick up with Missy Kirshner. 

One additional note: the lower grade limit in our Charms account has been adjusted to 7th grade, so if you have a middle school student who will be continuing in music in high school, you can get them registered in Charms now AND begin accruing funds for their use via Scrip.

 
Amazon Smile
 
Please remember that we now have an Amazon Smile account! If you go to https://smile.amazon.com/ch/30-0131113 , you can support WLNMB with your Amazon purchases! It's an easy way to help our programs!
 
 
 
 
 
 


June 13
Last Day of School

July 1
Marching Band Payment Due

July 11
Final Marching Band Payment Due
 
 
See our calendar for more details

Next Booster Meeting

Our next meeting will be Weds. Aug. 21,  2019,  at 7pm in the WLN Choir Room. We welcome all parents to join us! 

 
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6000 Bogie Lake Road
Commerce Township, MI 48382


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