Lafayette Band Schedule & News

For the week of August 23rd  



Brass, Woodwinds, Percussion

3:45 – 6:00



Color Guard

6:00 – 8:30



Sharpe Resources – Band Jacket Orders

5:15 – 6:15

Parking Lot


Board of Directors Meeting




Brass, Woodwinds, Color Guard

3:45 – 6:00



Sharpe Resources – Band Jacket Orders

5:15 – 6:15

Parking Lot


Return Discount Cards and Money

6:00 – 6:15

Parking Lot



6:00 – 8:30



Full Rehearsal

3:45 – 5:45



Raffle Prize Distribution/KMEA Ticket Orders

5:00 – 6:15

Parking Lot


Deadline to Order Band Photos




Full Rehearsal

3:45 – 6:15



Band Store Open

5:00 – 6:45



Return Discount Cards and Money

6:15 – 6:30

Parking Lot


No Rehearsal




Deadline to Order KMEA State Finals








Band Jacket Orders


Sharpe Resources will be in the student parking lot on Monday, August 24 and Tuesday, August 25 at 5:15pm to take band jacket orders.  They will have sample jackets and encourage all students to try-on jackets to determine best size.  All questions should be directed to Linda Sharpe at or 859-881-3012.


Return Discount Cards and Money


The Discount Card fundraiser is drawing to a close. Thank you to all for going above and beyond in selling and turning in on time, but now…

ALL MONEY & UNSOLD CARDS NEED TO BE RETURNED. If you need to sell more, just let me know and we will keep you stocked! Turn in when you pick up your band student!

Tuesday, August 25—6:00pm

Thursday, August 27–6:15pm

Look for red balloons and sign in the band parking lot.

Thanks so much for a great start to the fundraising year!   Cindy Bennett


Cheese, Sausage, Candles and More … Fundraiser


Catalogs and important information went home with all students on Thursday.

Please ask to see these catalogs and encourage your student(s) to sell – for this fundraiser to be a success we need participation from all.

Product Delivery will be October 1st  – so plan ahead now for all of your Holiday needs.

Cheese and Sausage will last up to 6 months so perfect for:

·         UK Football and Keeneland Tailgating

·         Packing a cooler for your trip to BOA or State

·         Thanksgiving, Holiday Parties and New Years – easy appetizers or hostess gifts

Candleberry Candles and other fun items are perfect for:

·         Easy gift giving ideas – make your holiday gift list now

·         Office or party gift exchanges

·         The UK fan – “Light 1 for the Cats” (item 24)

·         A little something special for your home to welcome fall

And don’t forget the wrapping paper (pages 18-24).


If you think ahead to your holiday needs and shop now you will:

·         Decrease your stress level

·         Save time

·         Help yourself budget

·         And most important SUPPORT LAFAYETTE BAND!!!


*   Last day to turn in orders will be Monday, September 14th – Parent Meeting

*   We ask that each student sell at least 15 items.  Sell 15 items within the first week and receive a $10 Gift Card to either Starbucks or iTunes.

*   “In Lieu Of” Payment Option =$50.00


Any questions please contact:

Liz Booth: 859-559-2650 or

Carole Howell: 859-420-7845 or


Photo Order Deadline is Wednesday, August 26th


Deadline to order – Wednesday, August 26th —  Instructions to view and order:

·         Go to

·         Click on the appropriate banner:

o   LHS Band 2015 Trumpets

·         Password for all photos = band

·         Photos are organized by First Name


Answers to FAQ:

·         Photos are in a raw format, if you would like any edits please make note of them during check out

·         All orders are mailed in about 4-5 weeks straight to the address you provide during checkout

·         The default group shot will be the serious section photo.  You have to purchase the “silly” section a la carte


If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me directly at the information listed below.  Thank you for the opportunity to work with your band.

Kris Dryden, President/OwnerTriple Play Productions

office: 859.621.2525


KMEA State Finals Ticket Order

Download Order Form

The band is purchasing general seating tickets for semi-finals and reserved block seating for the KMEA State Finals Competition.  If you would like to order your tickets with LBA, download and print the form and send payment in by August 28.  

Turn in order forms to Beth Potter on the following date/time:

Wednesday, August 26th

5:00 – 6:15pm

Student Parking Lot

Mail forms to:
Beth Potter
218 Wilson Downing Rd
Lexington, KY 40517


Raffle Prize Distribution


The following students need to pick up raffle prizes from Ms. Potter on Wednesday, August 26 from 5:00 – 6:15 PM in the Lafayette Band parking lot.  Please notify Beth at 859-948-3859 or if this isn’t a convenient time to pick up.  Thanks!

Noah Arnold
John Baker
Isaac Bane
Abby Berry
Bethany Boggs
Austin Booth
Herman Bratcher
Sylvia Carter
Karlee Caswell
John Compton
Tyler Conn
Carson Crovo
Eli Dunlap
Ethan Ferguson
Audrey Francis
Britton Fugazzi
Justin Garland
Jonathan Greene
Francesca Guiterrez
Bailey Goff
Haley Haggan
Ashley Hall
Rose Johnson
Annelise King
Mikal Kinley
Ben Kosieniak
James Kries
Judith Little
Matthew Mitchell
Daylyn Newsome
Brett Nguyen
Haley Potter
Genaea Sarantakos
Abby Soper
McKinzie Sprague
Miranda Stone
Mikel Sunley
Katherine Wild


Band Store


The band store will be open on Thursday August 27th.

Past show and championship shirts are available for $5.00. I will have them for the next 2 weeks. They will then be placed in storage.  They will still be available for purchase but turnaround time will be lengthy.  If interested in making purchases of the past shirts please do so now.

The Band Store needs volunteers throughout the marching season.  Show your Lafayette Spirit and volunteer to (a) pull the band store trailer to school or (b) volunteer to create merchandise displays or (c) help with sales!  If interested, please contact Stephanie Roney at or 859-519-0048.




Uniform 101 – Everything you ever wanted to know about uniforms and more! Click Here

Extra band camp T-shirts — If you ordered an extra shirt and haven’t picked it up, Amy King will be in the orchestra room Wednesday evening.  If you haven’t paid, please bring your money in an envelope with your name on it.

Marching shoes — Please make sure your shoes are clean and ready to go for the first performance.  If anyone hasn’t done so already, PLEASE write your FULL name in BOTH shoes with permanent marker.

White socks — Please make sure you have at least 2 pairs of clean, long, PLAIN white socks (no stripes, no gray on the heel).

Gloves — The day of the first football game, please remember to bring money to purchase gloves if you need them.  Grip are $6 and non-grip are $5.  If you don’t know which kind to get, ask your section leader.

Hair – Please remember hair is not allowed to touch the collar of your uniform. Be thinking about how you’re going to contain your hair under your hat, make sure you have all the necessary items to do so, or possibly schedule a haircut. Sousaphones and front ensemble (pit), your hair is extra important because you don’t wear hats!  Make sure your hair will be performance-ready.


Kroger Cards Community Rewards Re-enrollment


Thank you for supporting the Lafayette Band through the Kroger Community Rewards program.  All supporters must re-enroll prior by the August 31 deadline or Kroger will drop you from the rewards program.  If you are currently a supporter through this program, you should receive an email reminder from Kroger with a link to re-enroll.  To re-enroll, please go to and sign in to your account. 

If you need additional help with re-enrolling, please call 1-800-krogers, Option #3 for assistance.  If you have not been a part of the Rewards Program to help support the band, you can create an account and enroll your Kroger plus card.  Click on the link above and register your card by entering the Lafayette Band NPO number 10043. 

This is an easy fundraiser so please register your Kroger Rewards Card and re-enroll in the program. Remember to use your rewards card to purchase gasoline and gift cards.  If you have any questions, contact Carole Howell at


Lodging Information for KMEA Finals


There are 20 rooms with two queen beds and 20 rooms with one king bed at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bowling Green available for Lafayette Band families for the night of Saturday October 31, 2015 (the night of the KMEA Finals).  You can use the information below to reserve a room at a discounted rate.  Please note that the band members will not be spending Saturday night at this hotel. 

Last day to make a reservation: September 30 2015


1.       Go to:

2.       Select your dates in the upper right hand corner

3.       Under the box (check availability) select (add special rate code option)

4.       Enter:     LHSP  into the box next to Group Code

5.       Select the (check availability box)

6.       Your selection of room types and rate will appear


Phone In:

Please call 270-781-6778

Give dates of your stay

Request rate for: LHSP


Click here or paste the following link in your browser of choice:


Hilton Garden Inn Bowling Green

1020 Wilkinson Trace

Bowling Green, KY 42103



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