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November 2009

SHMPA Planning Meeting
Our next meeting is on Monday, November 2, 2009 in the chorus room at South Hadley High School from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. We will review our budget, upcoming events and more. Please plan to attend!

Marching Band Fall Banquet
The Marching Band Banquet, marking the end of the marching season, will be on Thursday, December 3 at 6:00 p.m. in the SHHS cafeteria. Families are asked to bring an entree or dessert. A flier will be sent home with more details.

View the band's half-time performance on Halloween.

End-of-Year Tax Deductible Donation
We understand that work schedules prevent many people from participating in our fundraising activities. If you haven't been able to contribute time, please consider making an end-of-year donation to support SHHS music programs. SHMPA is a 501c3 non-profit and all donations are tax-deductible. Please send your check made payable to South Hadley Music Parents Association, PO Box 63, South Hadley, MA 01075. We appreciate your support!

Don't Miss Us at the Craft Fair - Nov 28
Looking for holiday gift ideas? Come out to the Saint Patrick's Church Craft Fair on Saturday, November 28 starting at 9:00 a.m. SHMPA will have a booth at the fair selling hand-made items such as scarves, mittens, hats and more...


Nov 2
SHMPA monthly meeting: 6:30 p.m. - SHHS Chorus Room All are welcome!
Nov 6
Nov 13
Nov 14
Dec 4

Program sales at UMass Hockey games
(we get 25% of proceeds and you get to see the game!)

2 volunteers needed
for each date:
Sign up now!
Nov 7
Nov 14

Program sales at UMass Football games
(we get 25% of proceeds and you get to see the game!)

2 volunteers needed
for each date:
Sign up now!

Nov 9

Family Fun Night at Friendly's on Newton Street

Nov 19

Adrenaline Performs at UMass

Nov 24
Dec 2

Program sales at UMass Basketball games
(we get 25% of proceeds and you get to see the game!)

2 volunteers needed
for each date:
Sign up now!

Nov 26

Marching Band performs at Thanksgiving home football game.

Nov 28
St. Patrick's Church Craft Fair
(SHMPA will be selling knitted and hand crafted items)
2 volunteers needed.
Sign up now!
Dec 3
Marching Band Banquet 5 volunteers needed.
Sign up now!

Click here to view more upcoming events.


Meaghan Mauer '10
 is a talented vocalist in Concert Choir and Vocal Roar. She loves being a part of the music department, "It's a great community of students. I like that everyone has a great attitude and a love of music." Her favorite subject in school in Spanish. She's currently interested in attending either Providence or Emmanuel College to study elementary education. In here spare time, Meaghan likes to knit, sew, kayak and go hiking.



Many thanks to the volunteers who gave a helping hand this past month
(if we missed your name, please let us know!)

Parents: Dan Kellogg
Gail Whelihan Debbie Troie
Jana Darrow-Rioux
Cheryl Moriarty Students:
Jenni Sumi Erin Provost
Sharon Sodano Katie Sumi
Pam & Paul Kellogg Rose Dennis
Linda Jamroga Marissa Kellogg
Al Lukasik Julia Lamontage
Mike Lamontagne Chris Lukasik
Cynthia & Paul Lambert Jack Mulvaney

Many thanks to the following groups for their support:
Pietras, Werenski & Company, PC
South Hadley Water Department

South Hadley Music Parents Association
PO Box 63, South Hadley, MA 01075

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