NRHS Instrumental Music Fundraiser / Virginia Diner / Dutch Mill Bulbs

Dear Parents,

Online orders are available from the Virginia Diner.  See the directions from the VA Diner below.  The deadline for monies and orders has been moved to Monday, February 29 at 3 p.m.  All order brochures and money must be turned in by Monday so that we can receive the materials back by March 10.  All students are asked to sell a minimum of 10 items total.  For online orders, If you go to the Diner‘s fundraising website,  and order just like you would on any other online site.  When finished, click on the shopping cart, and a box will pop up asking for region.  Scroll down and select Virginia-Suffolk.  Next box checked will be organization, and Nansemond River HS Orchestra will pop up, then a box will pop up asking for the student’s name. If you are not sure of a students name, any student in orchestra or band will allow you to still place your order.  If you are not sure you can use Edward Woodis.

Any questions,  please contact Mr. Woodis at or call 757-923-4101.

Belated Happy New Year from the NRHS Music Department

Belated Happy New Year

The MMW band will have a mandatory meeting and rehearsal in the band room this week Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 3 – 5:40 p.m.  Students who have not picked up their individual pictures can sign for them and get them on Thursday.  Students who have shoes or other personal items in their garment bags can pick them up Thursday as well.   Composite pictures are not available yet.  We will begin our Spring fundraising campaign on Thursday for the entire Nansemond River Instrumental Music department.  We are selling flowers from Dutch Mill Bulbs and Peanuts from the Virginia Diner.  Proceeds will go to support the Band, Orchestra, and Jazz Band at Nansemond River High School.

SEF Gala

The Suffolk Education Foundation is hosting its second annual Masquerade Gala Celebrating the Arts in Suffolk Public Schools.

  • Join us for an evening of New Orleans’ Mardi Gras traditions, great food with some cajun flair, and Jazz & Blues.
  • Featuring the original creations of Suffolk Public Schools’ student artists and the musical entertainment by talented student musicians.
  • Our own Nansemond River Jazz Band will be one of the groups performing.
  • Proceeds to benefit the music and arts programs in Suffolk Public Schools.
  • Semi-Formal Attire and Mask Encouraged
  • Tickets are $35 a person

You can purchase tickets by clicking on the following link or email Dr. Joleen Neighbours or Mr Woodis.

Click here for Gala Tickets—–

The next band parent meeting will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2016 @ 7 p.m.  in the band room.