THANK YOU DECA SOUTHWEST!!
Special thanks to our friends at DECA Southwest for their generous underwriting gift to support specific financial needs of the band program!
This generosity promotes the success of the band program and brings together an amazing group of talented - and awesome - performers!
Thank you DECA Southwest for recognizing the value and benefits of the Chaparral Band Program, and, more importantly, for believing in our students! Thank you for your generosity!!
This Week In Band
Band Camp - Band camp information has been given out to the students. Payment is due to the Chaparral bookstore on or before May 15. The permission slip also needs to be turned in to Mrs. Mireau by May 15th. The trip is August 1st - August 5th and the cost is $260.00 - 100% tax credit eligible.
No 0 hour/Jazz Band - April 21.
Elections for band booster officers are around the corner on April 29th at 6 pm in the band room. We'll be electing officers and going over the 2015-2016 budget. Please see below for open positions and how you can help.
The Proposed slate of candidates for 2015-2016 is as follows:
President: Carla Monson
Vice President: Lisa Denton
Treasurer: Alice Cunningham
Recording Secretary: open
Corresponding Secretary/Webmaster: Alice Cunningham
VP Volunteers: Fabiana Stauffer (would like a co, please see below)
VP Fundraising: open
Please see descriptions of the open positions below and please contact me if you are interested. Thank you!
Color Guard Try Outs - April 28-30.
Band Council Projects - Due May 12th for students who have been nominated to a band council position. Projects are completed on the students own time. Election results are announced at the All Band Picnic.
All Band Picnic - Friday, May 15th 4-7 pm at Cactus Park. Students from all bands are welcome. Any 8th graders who are going to be in band are encouraged to attend. Parents are also welcome.
Graduation is Thursday, May 21. If your student is in band, they are playing at graduation (unless they are graduating). Please be prepared and have your students study for their Friday finals early as they will be at graduation on Thursday.
Band Camp for marching band is August 1-5. If you are interested in chaperoning, please contact Fabiana Stauffer at email@example.com She will collect names of interested people, then based on how many kids are attending will let you know if you are needed to chaperone.
April 20 - Pep assembly - during school
May 1 State Jazz band Festival 5pm
May 5 - Spring Concert
May 15 - All Band Picnic 4-7pm
May 21 - Graduation - all band members playing
We are looking for parents to help next year! Please look over the list and let any Board member know where we can plug you in!
VP Fundraising - Year long position to raise funds for all the Chaparral bands. We have some established fundraisers and would love some ideas for new ones.
VP Volunteers Co-chair - Fabiana Stauffer would like a co-chair for next year. Possibly someone who would be willing to take over volunteers the next year. This positions sets up the Sign-Up Genius for the volunteering needs and helps recruit people to fill volunteer positions.
Secretary - Take the minutes at the Band Booster Meetings
Sponsorship's - Take the lead in contacting companies to help us secure corporate/business sponsorship's for band.
Band Banquet Chair - Organize the Marching band banquet and oversee all the sub-chairs. The banquet is in November.
Sub chairs for banquet
Silent Auction Procurement - We have a returning parent who will help with the bid sheets and admin, but who is not able to do procurement
Thank you for your consideration and your help!
Carla Monson for the
Firebird Band Boosters
Re-link Your Fry's Card to Chaparral Band Boosters
Your Fry's card needs to be re linked to Chaparral Band Boosters each year for the band to continue to receive funds from the Fry's Community Rewards Program. If you are not sure if your card is linked, please look at the bottom of your next Fry's receipt. It will say 'Chaparral Band Boosters' if your card is linked. Please link your card to the band and please ask your friends and family to link their cards too:
Go to www.fryscommunityrewards.com
Sign in to your Fry�s account or register for one.
Select My Account and then Account Settings
Scroll down to Community Rewards and select edit.
Select Chaparral Band Boosters #80255. Then save.