Drive for Your School on Sunday, May 19

Come out to the high school on Sunday, May 19, from 9 am – 2 pm to test drive a Ford from Koch 33 Ford.  The band will earn $20 every time someone takes a new car for test drive around the school grounds.  This give us the opportunity to earn up to $6000!  Please share the attached flyer with your family, friends, co-workers and neighbors.

EAHS to Participate in Memorial Day Parade

Our marching band will perform at the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27. This parade is an important community event as we recognize all those who have given their lives to defend our nation. Details regarding report times will be forthcoming within the next few weeks. We will have three rehearsals to prepare for this parade on May 14, 21 and 23.

Vendor Opportunities for Fall 2019 Craft Show

The EAHS Instrumental Music Association will be holding its biannual craft show on Saturday, November 16, 2019. We would like to take this opportunity to personally invite you to become a crafter/vendor at our Fall craft show. The show will be held from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Easton Area High School cafeteria, 2601 William Penn Highway, Easton, PA 18045. This event is an important fundraiser for the IMA and provides invaluable support for the instrumental students at the high school. We hope you will assist in our fundraising efforts and participate in our Fall craft show.
Please contact Regina Gangemi at eahscraftshow@gmail.com or at (484-) 894-4729 with any questions or concerns.

Saturday Night Swing to be Held on May 11

Saturday Night Swing will be held on Saturday, May 11 in the EAHS Instrumental Music Room. Come out and enjoy a fabulous night of jazz music as the room is transformed into a jazz lounge with hors d’oeuvres and mocktails. Tickets are $20. Contact Mr. Ballentine at ballentinec@eastonsd.org for more information or to purchase tickets.

Shop with Scrip Fundraiser

Scrip is fundraising while you shop®. You buy gift cards for over 750 retailer brands you already shop at and earn a rebate on every gift card you purchase at face value. That rebate goes right to our organization. We run our scrip program through ShopWithScrip.com, who has worked with over 48,000 nonprofit organizations over the course of 23 years. Have questions?  Please see the Shop with Scrip tab above with more information and the IMA waiver form.   If your’re ready to help us fund raise, please sign up and create an account to order online.  To create an account please click on  www.ShopWithScrip.com.

Eighth Grade Evaluations

If you are an incoming 9th grade instrumental music student, please click on this link to sign up for your evaluation.  These are meant to help in the planning process for next year. Please feel free to also ask any questions you have about the high school music program.  Remember, this is an evaluation, not an audition.   Please email Mr. Ballentine  at ballentinec@eastonsd.org with any questions or concerns.  We look forward to you joining us at the high school next year! 

2019 Trip Registration

The marching band and orchestra will travel to Florida over winter break 2019 to play at the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville during halftime and at Universal Studios in Orlando respectively.   To receive updates on the trip please fill out this form.  Students will be sent home with information packets in the upcoming weeks.  Parents are invited to attend the Tuesday, February 12,  IMA meeting at 7 pm in the cafeteria to receive more information about the trip.

May IMA Meeting

The next IMA meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 14, at 7 pm in the Easton High School cafeteria.   The IMA meetings are always held the second Tuesday of the month (please pen us into your calendar).  All are welcome to attend.  This is a great way to learn about the committees that need volunteers and  get to hear band updates first -hand from Mr. Ballentine.

Easton Bracelets Available for Purchase

This high quality stainless steel bracelet, complete with the bulldog logo and red paw charms, is offered at $20, exclusively through the EAHS Instrumental Music Association.  Additional charms are available for $2 each.  You can customize your bracelet with musical instruments, sports, band mom  and orchestra mom charms.  This makes a GREAT gift for the holidays.  Please email gretchenbraido@hotmail.com to order your bracelet.  

Band Senior Night

BAND SENIOR NIGHT is Friday, October 12,  and the Rovers take on Bethlehem Catholic. Kickoff is at 7 pm, but we encourage you to get their early to watch our marching band for the pregame show!
It’s going to be a GREAT night for our BAND SENIORS and PARENTS! See you at Cottingham Stadium.