It’s Parade Season! Marching Lancers to step off in Haverhill, MA on Sunday, November 23rd

Haverhill, MA 2012Haverhill, MA VFW Santa Parade
Sunday Nov. 23rd

Report Time:  11:15am Sharp
Depart at 11:30am

The Marching Lancer Band and Color Guard will perform in the 50th Annual VFW Santa Parade in Haverhill, MA.

The parade starts at 1:00pm on South Main Street at entrance to Hunking Middle School and ends at the VFW Lorraine Post No. 29, 64 Kenoza Avenue, Haverhill. This parade always has huge crowds lining the streets and always gives a warm welcome to the Marching Lancers!

Buses are expected to return to LHS by 3:30pm

Directions from Londonderry:  Travel south on I-93 crossing into Massachusetts. Merge onto Rt 213 East via exit 48 and then onto I-495 North via exit 5B. Merge onto RT-125- S via exit 48 toward Ward Hill/Bradford.

See the parade’s website:  for more details.

2015 Lancer Music Calendar Fundraiser

2015 Calendar CoverThe Londonderry Music Department will once again offer a calendar featuring students and music events. This keepsake calendar includes pictures from all performance groups.
2015 Calendar Order Form

The calendar is $15, with $5 going to the student’s account. Click on the link above for the order form. Please make checks payable to FOM (no cash please) and deposit in the “Calendar Box” in the Band Room.  Orders can be picked up at the December 3rd Friends of Music (FOM) meeting (7:00-8:30) or will be distributed to students in their music class.  Calendars will also be available for purchase at the Dec. & Jan. FOM meetings as well as at the winter concerts.  Contact Janet Lash at with any questions.

2014 Poinsettia Plant Sale!

Poinsettia picThe Londonderry Music Department is offering a Poinsettia Plant Sale as a fundraiser for students in all performance groups. Many thanks to Orchard Hill Greenhouses for supporting Lancer Music.

The poinsettias are available in 3 colors – red, pink and white; and in 3 sizes – 6.5″ pot ($15), 7.5″ pot ($25), and 8.5″ pot ($35). These plants are gorgeous!45% of all sales go directly into student travel accounts!

The sale runs from Nov. 14 – Dec. 1. Checks only, please, made payable to Friends of Music. Plants will be delivered between Dec. 6-18, 2014.

Click the links below for more infomation and/or an order form.
Questions? Contact Missy Haas at

Download 2014 Poinsettia Flyer Download 2014 Poinsettia Order Form

2014 Patriots Tickets Raffle Winner Announced!

Animated-Fireworks-Clip-ArtCongratulations to patriotslogo
Chris Palatino

Chris is the winner of the 4 tickets to the November 23rd Patriots game vs. Detroit Lions, drawn at the November 5th FOM Meeting!

Congratulations and thanks to all who participated!

2014 PRISM Raffle

PrismRaffle2014The Lancer Music – All Groups
PRISM Raffle

Raffle tickets are $5.00 each.

First prize is a pair of diamond earrings worth over $2,000 (Generously donated by Richters Jewelry )
Please see attached flyer for additional prizes.

100% of money goes directly into your student account and can be used to pay for trip payments!  (NOTE: Raffle ticket proceeds cannot be used for trip deposits)

Drawing to be held at the Chorus/Orchestra Concert on Dec. 17th.

Tickets may be signed out and sold by all Music Dept. performance students.
All money and unsold tickets due by December 13th!

Please see the flyer in the link below for more details:
2014 Prism Raffle Flyer

Student/Music Dept. Yankee Candle Fundraiser

Student / Music Dept Fundraiser

Yankee Candle

REMINDER:  Paper orders are no longer being accepted.
No paper orders after Sept. 18th, but online orders continue until December!

This week students participating in the marching band and color guard have been given a packet for this year’s first fundraiser.  Fundraisers are perfect ways to help offset student costs associated with scheduled trips or other expenses.  Please review the packets and consider this great opportunity.  The attached files supplement the packets sent home.

2014 Yankee Candle Flyer                                 Yankee Candle Online Flyer

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact either Christine
Tighe (603-426-5232) or Cheryle Perry (603-425-0061).

FOM Membership Applications Now Being Accepted for 2014-2015 School Year

Friends of Music (FOM) invites all parents and guardians of students in the Londonderry Music Programs to join us for the 2014-2015 school year.  Friends of Music supports all of the non-classroom activities of the Music Department including concerts, trips, and fundraising. Get involved and help support one of the premier music programs in the country!

Click Here for a Printable Membership Form

State Vehicle Inspection Fundraiser Continues

State Vehicle Inspection for $35, half of which gets donated back to the LHS Band & Color Guard!

The generous folks at L-Town garage are continuing their Car Inspection fundraiser.  Half of your $35 payment for a 2014 State Inspection for your car or light truck, goes directly to FOM.  For more information or to make an appointment call 603 505-4495 and mention this offer.

All proceeds support the Music program at LHS.  So far over $18,ooo has been raised through this program!  Be sure to thank the folks at L-Town when you get your inspection!

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