General information for incoming families
I.) The Boosters support the band in financial operations, (fundraisers) day to day business, travel and activities, special projects and outreach.
II.) Plans for 2017-18 include the annual marching band retreat and parade September 16th and 17th. This overnight trip to the Dells is a culture building experience including an overnight stay at the Wilderness Lodge with full use of the facilities, a breakfast buffet at the World famous “Paul Bunyan’s restaurant and a pizza party/dinner at Saurento’s.
III.) ISA’s (Individual Student Accounts) are generated by student fundraising efforts such as sales, donations or scrip. This is a type of student bank account held through the boosters and the activity office. Funds are reserved for the student to apply toward any approved band related expense or fee. Account balances may be passed down to younger siblings as they come into the high school band.
IV.) Ways to become involved are numerous! Do you have any special skills, expertise, ideas or connections? Consider helping out in: a position in any of our Band Booster Offices or in one of the many jobs that are critical to the successful running of a comprehensive band program.
Fundraising chair person ( see partial list of fundraising activities)
Web site maintenance or development
Concession crew member
Marching Band Pit Supervisor
Marching band field set up crew
Video – Photographer
Advocacy – Outreach coordinator
Spirit Wear coordinator
Assembling and organizing printed materials such as the band directory, summer mailings, programs and various communications.
Band Meals Coordinator
Band Meal Servers
Partial list of possible fundraising opportunities:
Scrip, Entertainment books, Magazine sales, Mr Z’s products, cookie dough, pizzas etc.
Concession Stand, Candy Bar sales, Coffee sales, Recycling Drive, Movie Cards, Boston Store, Buy Costumes and more.
#1 Booster Job!
Attend as many events in support of our great young musicians as possible. Be willing to become part of the Tosa West Band Family and experience your child’s success, personal growth and musical improvement! In a very short time your children will be graduating, moving on to college and beginning lives of their own. These next few years are precious and not to be missed! Please make a point to share in as much of this experience as possible!
2017 – 2018 Trojan Band Boosters
Band Booster Meeting Minutes