BAND PARENT MEETING
09/05/12 7:00pm MHS Teacher’s Lounge
Type of meeting: Monthly Meeting
Facilitator: Laura Dunn
Note taker: Sandy Clinton
Attendees: Peter Conti, Laura Dunn, Sandy Clinton, Andy Trask, Paul Leuchte, Marie Leuchte, Kathy Haapaoja, Tommy Lee, Scott Gaughan, Cheryl Duffy, Cricket Neary, Kevin Brown, Mary Beth McIntire, Jody Busa, Jen Hume, Jim Clinton, John McKenna
Instructors in Attendance (Guard Winter Budget-Tommy)
New Uniforms display;
Two Guards—small kids/MHS kids;
request to order equipment/flags budget of $1500 JV squad;
Varsity squad budget request $6500
Big E Chaperones 9/20 8:30 am (Peter)
email Pete if you wish to chaperone.
Fill out a Cori Form which can be found online.
Can buy ride ticket online for less.
$10 per kid(bus & tip),
free entrance they must purchase a ride pass.
Motion for band parents to pay for a bus at $975.
Fall Schedule Update (Peter)
Nov. 17th UMASS Band Day; UMASS band staff work with our kids and at half time the kids perform.
Chaperones/Tailgating needed. $70 registration fee approved by Band Parents.
Summary from Gillette payments—only received 5/26 LAX payment of $425 (incorrect—s/b $1200—for double header)
Future Gillette Dates—11/11 1pm—Guard Takes this date, 11/18 1pm, 12/10 8:30pm, 12/16 8:20 pm
Fundraising Items to Purchase (Foam Fingers/Butt Cushions) motion to order, OK to order
Guard Candle Fundraiser-funds raised need to come back to Band Parents general account
Stefano’s Fundraiser (9/11 Tuesday 4-11 pm), no flyers needed, a percentage of orders come back to us.
New Website-Andy Trask, webmaster
Great website, easy to use, Andy’s doing an awesome job!
Discussed Bari Sax for QMS
Not clear on where $3500 price tag came from. Peter suggested looking into ebay
Grant Items (status of order/purchase)
—$5300–Guard Floor, Drum Set for Jazz Band,$1,000 Guard Equipment. Floor
has been delivered, Drum Set needs to be ordered, Guard equipment can be ordered.
Car Wash summary ($677 clear profit!)
March 23, 2013, Mansfield Home Show according to NESBA website
Thank you from Kathy DeBruyn for scholarship grant