The mission of the Carroll High School band program is to use music and excellence to learn how to be successful in life.

IMPORTANT NEWS

Last updated 9/19/2019.
  • Cindy Sparks will have Pre-Sale tickets for the Penn Invitational (9/28) available TONIGHT (9/19) during parent preview. They are $6.00 each. Cash or Check will be accepted (made out to Carroll Band Boosters). If there are any left after tomorrow, she will have them for sale again next Thursday during Parent Preview. Please email treasurer@carrollbands.org with any questions
  • Sept 21 BOA TOLEDO itinerary is HERE. Along with FAQ's, and event maps.
  • Help provide food for BOA TOLEDO. Sign up is HERE
  • We will have a meeting this Thursday (9/19) evening at 7:45 at the band garage, for all parents signed up to work at the Johnny Appleseed Festival (specifically those who haven't worked there before or need reminders of what to do).
  • Goshen Invitational Open Class results: CLASS A Carroll High School swept all of the captions — Best Visuals, Best Music and Best Effect — and placed first. Penn High School placed second and Concord third. CLASS B Plymouth High School swept all of the captions and placed first. In second was Northridge High School, third was Elkhart Central and fourth was New Prairie. CLASS C Knox Community High School was awarded Best Effect and first place. In second place was Jimtown, which won Best Visuals and Best Music. And Wawasee placed third. CLASS D Fairfield Jr.-Sr. High School, the only competitor in its class, won all captions and first place.
  • Parents! If you are wanting to take your student home from a competition (instead of them riding the bus) you MUST fill out THIS form prior to the day of the event. Reminder that they will need to ask another student to be responsible for unloading and putting away their instrument, equipment, and/or uniform. Your student must also sign out with their bus chaperone before you take them home.
  • Please see the "Fundraisers" section below to learn how your help is needed at the Johnny Appleseed Festival, Sept. 21 & 22. In addition to signing up to work the festival, ALL families need to donate supplies. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year. Thanks for helping!
  • Parents, register your marching band student with OPS SportsWare-Injury Tracking Software. More info is here.**
  • The fourth band payment will be due by October 1. If you have that amount in your SIA, it will be automatically withdrawn unless you tell the treasurer not to. You can write a check or pay online (PayPal) thru Charms. Make checks payable to "Carroll Band Boosters". All checks can be brought to a booster meeting, dropped off in the Booster Box in the band room, or mailed to: Carroll Band Boosters • 429 E. Dupont Road, PMB #75 • Fort Wayne, IN 46825
  • TRIP TO DISNEYWORLD during Spring Break 2020! All who are in the Charger Pride marching band/guard this fall are eligible to sign up for this trip. Next Payment is due October 6. Go to www.musictravel.com to make your payment. More info can be found HERE.

** IF YOU ARE ON THE NACS SERVER, THE ACCESS TO THESE FORMS IS PROHIBITED BY NACS. LOG OUT OF YOUR NACS ACCOUNT FIRST TO ACCESS FORMS.

CARROLL BANDS CALENDARfrom Charms

LATEST PHOTO ALBUMS

Goshen Invitational, Sept 14 by Cary Gerber

Goshen Invitational, Sept 14 by Tim Andrews

Goshen Invitational, Sept 14 by Chris Newmark

Goshen Invitational, Sept 14 by Kristie Mahoney

Students teach Parents, Sept 14 by Tim Andrews

Students teach Parents, Sept 14 by Chris Newmark

Battery Pics, Sept 13 & 14 by Louie Goodrich

Homecoming Halftime Performance, Sept 13 by Chris Newmark

Football Game Performance, Aug 23 by Chris Newmark

Halftime Performance, Aug 23 by Kristie Mahoney



Do you have a photo album of a Carroll Band Performance that you would share with us? Email the link to website@carrollbands.org After being on this front page, all albums will be moved to their "program" page (e.g., Marching Band) at the bottom of the page. Thanks!

FUNDRAISERS

  • Kuehnert Dairy Farm has asked the Charger Pride to help with their Fall Festival on Friday evenings. We are signed up to work on 4 Fridays that we do not have home football games. We only need 8 people each Friday – including at least one adult (but can be more). Students are encouraged to work, but need to be at least 14 yrs old. The shifts are on 9/20, 9/27, 10/11, and 10/25 from 5:30-10:30 pm. Kuehnert Dairy Farm is located at 6532 W. Cook Rd. Please follow THIS link to sign up. Contact Lisa Tucker with any questions.
  • The Johnny Appleseed Festival will be on 9/21/19-9/22/19! This is an “All Hands on Deck” fundraiser, where we need as many parents/kids to help as possible! Working a shift at this event qualifies for 1 Opt-Out credit! THIS IS OUR BIGGEST FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR!! WE NEED YOUR HELP TO MAKE IT A SUCCESS!! Here is the link to sign up for a shift: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094caeac29a75-carroll2
  • In addition to working at the Johnny Appleseed festival, we are also asking that each student donate the following (this is also critical for us to have a successful fundraiser): Freshman: 3 boxes yellow cake mix, 3 cans apple pie filling, 3 cans peach pie filling Sophomores: 3 boxes spice cake mix, 3 cans apple pie filling, 3 cans peach pie filling Juniors: 3 boxes white cake mix, 3 cans apple pie filling, 3 cans peach pie filling Seniors: A $10 gift card for Walmart/Sam's Club (plan ahead to order through Scrip) and a 16lb bag of charcoal.
  • Mad Anthony Laundry Detergent! Order form is HERE. For anyone not familiar with this fundraiser, they offer the following for sale:
-Laundry Detergent - comparable to Tide and Gain - 5 gallon bucket
-Fabric Softener - comparable to Downy and Gain - 5 gallon bucket
-Blue Liquid Dish Soap - 5 gallon bucket
-Dishwasher Pods - 250 ct
 
-Laundry Pods - 250 ct
-Scent Booster Pods - 250 ct
-Fabric Softener Sheets - 200 ct
-Body Wash - 1 gallon
-15, 33, and 55 gallon garbage bags

For a family of 4, the 5 gallon bucket of laundry detergent can last about 6 months! This is a great fundraiser to help boost your student's SIA! The profits are split -50% to the band's general fund, and 50% to your student's SIA. The profits range from $5 – $20 – depending on which item it is, and the total number of products sold as a group. The 5 gallon buckets are usually in the $20 profit range – so for each bucket – about $10 goes into your student's SIA! Checks can be made out to CHS Band Boosters. This sale ends on Friday, 9/20/19. Please put completed order forms with payment in the band box by this date. We usually receive the products within about 2-3 weeks after the sale ends. We will send out details on pick up times, once we have that information. You can contact Lisa Tucker at veep@carrollbands.org or Amy Lee at secretary@carrollbands.org with any questions.

  • Buy a personalized brick to be laid in the band field to help raise money for the band! (Order Form**)
  • Today is always a good day to start buying Scrip to raise money for your student's band expenses!

** IF YOU ARE ON THE NACS SERVER, THE ACCESS TO THESE FORMS IS PROHIBITED BY NACS. LOG OUT OF YOUR NACS ACCOUNT FIRST TO ACCESS FORMS.

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