Marching Pride of Lawrence Township Message: MPLT Newsletter 6/26/17

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Newsletter 6/26/17

Mandatory Parent Meeting:

  • There will be a Mandatory Parent Meeting for MPLT parents at LN on Tuesday, 6/27/17 from 7-9pm
    • The meeting will start in the LN Auditorium with general MPLT information for ALL parents, then there will be breakout groups for LN and LC specific information.
    • All of your questions about the Parade, Band Camp, Fee Schedules and the Competition Season will be addressed.
    • Make Band Camp check-in faster and your Marching Season smoother!
    • Important information will be provided regarding the items that students need to bring for the week of camp, schedules, food, medical services, and much more.
    • You will be able to make payments, complete financial agreements, turn in required forms, sign up for volunteer opportunities, and find out about fundraising opportunities.
  • Dine to Donate at Chili Verde: Join other parents and families of the Marching Pride for a meal at Chili Verde, before or after the Mandatory Parent Meeting!
    • Come between 11am and 10pm, Tuesday, June 27th, to Chile Verde, 7369 N Shadeland Ave.
    • Mention Marching Pride at checkout (applies to carry out also), and 33% of your bill will be donated to the MPLT Fan Club!

2-9 Rehearsals and Forms:

Remind 101:

  • All MPLT members must sign up for Remind 101 to receive important updates and messages. It is highly recommended that parents also sign up.
    • Text @MPLTband to 81010

Apparel Orders:

  • All MPLT apparel orders will be placed online this year. There will be a second order placed during Band Camp.


  • Professional Automotive Inc. Coupon Cards: Click here for full information. 100% of proceeds to go student’s accounts!
    • Please contact Jen Jansen with questions: jjbean3030 or (317) 999-7706
  • Tag Day – Saturday, July 1: MPLT performers will visit local businesses and request donations from their customers, who will then receive a “tag” (a Marching Pride sticker) as a thank-you. Some marchers will act as traveling musicians to help “drum up” business! Join our Facebook Tag Day event page!
    • Volunteers: Sign up to volunteer for Tag Day at suzannefelli.
    • Shift times vary; your student will have been given specific instructions and report times to LN.

Student Account Payments:

  • All payments will be made to your home school’s booster organization:
    • For LC or Belzer students, make checks payable to Lawrence Central Performing Arts Association (LCPAA): or kimberlycorman or 317 964 7550
    • LN: Alison Goller alisongoller or 317 964 7951


  • More volunteers are always needed from both schools for all events and committees. How can you get involved?
    • Click here for information regarding jjbean3030 or Bob Gardner rhjgardner with your questions and availability.
  • Band Camp: We’re using to organize volunteers for the 2017 MPLT Band Camp. Contact Delores Clark at deloresclark with your questions.
    • Click this link for the 2017 MPLT Band Camp SignUp 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 me and I can sign you up manually.

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

  • ALL Lawrence North Freshmen will complete Freshman Orientation on Wednesday, July 26 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Please register for this session.
    • Students will eat lunch at LC, ride a shuttle bus to LN to take care of all business and then return to rehearsal at LC.
  • ALL Lawrence North Upperclassmen will pick up schedules during a meal time.
    • Shuttles will not be provided. Non-drivers, see your section leader. ​
  • All Lawrence Central MPLT Members: Will be released to attend orientation and pick up schedules.

Save the Dates:
Day Date Event Location Time
M-F 6/26-6/30 Rehearsal LN 2-9pm
Tu 6/27 Mandatory Parent Meeting LN 7-9pm
Sa 7/1 Tag Day Community 8am-4pm
M 7/3 Rehearsal LN 2-9pm
Tu 7/4 Lawrence July 4th Parade LC 10am-12pm
7/5-7/22 VACATION!
Su 7/23 Band Camp Registration & Rehearsal LC 2-9:30pm
M-Sa 7/24-7/29 Band Camp LC 7am – 9:30pm
Sa 7/29 Parent Performance and Cookout LC 6-8pm

Check the MPLT Google Calendar regularly for updates.

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