Marching Pride of Lawrence Township Newsletter 10/22/18

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Newsletter 10/22/18

ISSMA Semi-State Information:

  • MPLT will perform at ISSMA Semi-State at Ben Davis on Saturday, October 27th at 2:31pm
    • Report time is 6:45am on Saturday morning
      • Students will be provided with breakfast as part of their MPLT Meal Plan
    • Estimated dismissal time from is 5:00pm
      • All students are expected to help unload the semis and report for dismissal before leaving
  • Click here to see a complete itinerary of this weekend’s events

Dine to Donate at Fazolis:

  • Join your fellow MPLT families for dinner at Fazolis (6450 East 82nd St) from 11am – 8pm on Monday, October 29th
  • Note: You MUST RSVP for this event. This is a special Dine to Donate where MPLT will receive 20% of all sales, but we must have a minimum of 20 people RSVP that they will attend or our event will be cancelled.
    • Click here to sign up and register! Registration ends Friday, October 26th

Bateman Photography Update:

  • All photo orders are ready; pickup is in the LC Performing Arts office
    • Photos may be picked up at the end of rehearsal this week


  • If you have placed an order this season and not yet picked up your merchandise, please do so ASAP
    • Senior shirts will be delivered tomorrow, October 23rd
      • Shirts can be picked up at the end of rehearsal Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday or contact Sue Felli at (317) 964-7450 if the order needs to be picked up during the day.

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.

Senior Slideshow:

  • Seniors will be honored with a slideshow at MPLT Awards Night on November 13th displaying their baby picture and a Senior picture (this does not have to be your official Senior picture, any nice picture will do)
    • Please email a baby picture and a Senior picture to Kaye Schoenling at kschoenl by October 31, 2018

Student Account Payments:

  • All MPLT student accounts should be paid in full by October 31, 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:

  • As we approach the last month of the season, volunteers are still needed to assist with Meal Plan, Uniforms, and Pride Bakers
  • This is a great way to be part of your child’s life in a way that they will forever cherish. (Don’t let them fool you: they totally love it when you are involved.)
  • Signing up to volunteer is easy! Click here to get started:

Halloween Treat Bags:

  • Donations are still needed for the Halloween treat bags that will be distributed to marchers on Halloween
    • The deadline to drop off candy is this Thursday, October 25th. We will fill treat bags at 7pm.
    • Click here to sign up and donate

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. 10/27 MPLT Rehearsal & Contest: ISSMA Semi-State Ben Davis HS ALL DAY
Sat. 11/3 MPLT Rehearsal & Contest: ISSMA State Lucas Oil Stadium ALL DAY
Thu. – Sat. 11/8 – 11/10 MPLT Contest: BOA Grand Nationals Lucas Oil Stadium TBD
Tue. 11/13 MPLT Awards Celebration LN TBD

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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