Marching Pride of Lawrence Township Newsletter 09/18/18

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Newsletter 9/18/18

Avon Invitational:

  • MPLT will perform at the Avon Invitational this Saturday, September 22nd at 9:13 pm
    • Rehearsal will start at 11:00 am, students should arrive by 10:45 am

See the attached itinerary for the full schedule

  • Lots of help is still needed to feed and clothe our marchers this Saturday! Click here to sign up


  • There is only one more chance to order your MPLT merchandise this year!
    • The deadline for the third and final order is midnight on September 23rd
    • Click here to place an order
  • Senior shirts have been added! Orders must be placed by the September 23rd deadline.
  • There are minimum order requirements for some of our merchandise; if we fail to meet these minimums, these items will be cancelled, and refunds given.
    • There are a few items that still have not yet met these minimums for the third order cycle:
      • Sweatpants
      • Leggings
      • Generic MPLT wear

Photo Day:

  • MPLT Photos will be taken on Thursday, September 27th. Performing Arts Photography by Bateman will be photographing the full band, seniors, sections, individuals, siblings, and friend groups.
    • Order envelopes will be passed out to students, and are available in the LC & LN Performing Arts offices.
    • Payment is due on Thursday, September 27th
    • Orders will be delivered to the school.
    • The schedule for photos is as follows:
    • 4:00pm Anyone wanting individual photos should be dressed in their uniform, lined up and ready to take pictures
    • 4:30pm EVERYONE else arrives to change into uniforms
    • 5:00pm Everyone in uniform for Section photos
    • 5:30pm Full Band Photo. After photo, quickly change out of uniforms
    • 5:45pm Senior Photo. After photo, quickly change out of uniforms
    • 6:30pm Rehearsal Begins

Dine to Donate:

  • Join your fellow MPLT families for an evening out, and support MPLT at our upcoming Dine to Donate event:
    • Culver’s (5525 N. Post Road) – Tuesday, September 25th, 10am – 10 pm
  • See the attached flyer for more details

Professional Automotive Fundraiser:

  • This year’s Professional Automotive fundraiser is officially underway!
  • Extra information packets and envelopes are available in the LC and LN Performing Arts offices.
  • All MPLT students are encouraged to participate in this year’s Professional Automotive Fundraiser; 100% of proceeds will go to the student’s account!
  • Email Jen Jansen at jenniferjansen with questions

Senior Exploration Day:

  • Seniors at LC and LN will be excused from classes on Wednesday, October 24th for Senior Exploration Day, a day designed for Seniors to visit colleges or job-shadow a potential career choice.
  • MPLT Seniors are encouraged to take part in Senior Exploration Day, but are expected to be at rehearsal from 4:30pm – 6:30pm that afternoon. Please plan your day accordingly.

Student Account Payments:

  • If you have not yet paid your August installment payment of $100, please do so ASAP, it was due as of August 31st.
  • There are 2 more installments left in the MPLT minimum payment plan schedule:
    • $100 paid by Monday, September 30th, 2018
    • $100 paid by Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
  • 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 suzannefelli or (317) 964-7550
    • LN: Jen Jansen at jenniferjansen or (317) 964-7951

Volunteers Needed:

  • Football and Competition Season is upon us, and MPLT needs your help now more than ever!
  • Volunteers are needed to assist with Meal Plan, Uniforms, Pride Bakers, and special events such as the annual Hayride and Halloween goodie bags.
  • More positions will be added as the season progresses, so keep an eye out for ways that you can help!
    • Click here for information on MPLT volunteer opportunities

Signing up to volunteer is easy! Click here to get started:

Fan Club:

  • Come join us at MPLT Fan Club nights, every Thursday from 8:30pm – 9:30pm throughout the season!
  • Families are encouraged to come and watch the band rehearse in the LC stadium. This is a great way to meet other families and see firsthand just how hard our students work!
    • Please note that should the weather turn severe (i.e. heavy rainfall, lightening, etc.), the marching band will be moved indoors for rehearsal. If this occurs, there will not be a Remind notice sent cancelling Fan Club night.

Save the Dates:

Day Date Event Location Time
Sat. 9/22 MPLT Rehearsal & Contest: Avon Invitational Avon High School ALL DAY
Fri. 9/28 MPLT Rehearsal & Performance: LC Senior Night LC 4:30p – 9:30p
Sat. 9/29 MPLT Rehearsal & Contest: Ben Davis Invitational Ben Davis HS ALL DAY
Tue. 10/2 MPLT Side-by-Side with BMS & FCV LN 7p – 9p
Fri. 10/5 MPLT Rehearsal & Performance: LN Senior Night LN 4:30p – 9:30p
Wed. 10/10 MPLT Hayride Stonycreek Farm 6p – 11p

Regular Season Rehearsal Schedule:

Monday 4:30p – 6:30p (Band); 6:30p – 8:30p (Guard)
Tuesday 4:30p – 6:30p
Wednesday (10/17 – 11/7) 4:30p – 6:30p
Thursday 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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