Booster Activities – Year At Glance

Here’s an overview of booster club activities for the coming year.  If you see something that interests you that you’d like to lead or for which you’d like to volunteer, please contact boosterboard@westwoodchoirs.com.

August

  • Membership and volunteer drive
  • Conduct inventory of choir booster items in choir closet (or early September – date TBD)
  • Assist with uniform fitting (or early September – date TBD)
  • Behind the scenes
    • Program prep for fall concert
    • Cabaret planning

September

  • Booster Club Meet & Greet at first booster club meeting (2018-09-04, 7:30pm)
  • Choir camp – provide and serve dinner, drinks, and dessert (2018-09-18, evening – tentative date)
  • Fall concert – arrange seating and hand out programs, distribute purchased choir merchandise (2018-09-25)
  • Battle of the Bell – chaperone – tentative; need to confirm with directors (2018-09-28)
  • Behind the scenes
    • Purchase mum supplies if requested by student officers
    • Homecoming Parade planning with student officers
    • Homecoming Tailgate planning
    • Cabaret planning

October

  • Booster Club Meeting (2018-10-02, 7:30pm)
  • TMEA Region auditions – provide snacks and chaperone (2018-10-06)
  • Poinsettia Sales (dates TBD)
  • Homecoming Parade – assist  students with materials for float; drive truck & trailer in parade; supply snacks for parade day (2018-10-18)
  • Homecoming Tailgate – grill hotdogs, supply food & drink, set up, serve food, clean up (2018-10-19)
  • Behind the scenes
    • Deliver trailer to student for float decorations
    • Purchase food for tailgate; borrow tables, coolers, etc from parents for tailgate
    • Cabaret planning

November

  • Vertical concert – distribute purchased choir merchandise, including yard signs (2018-11-01)
  • Booster Club Meeting (2018-11-06, 7:30pm)
  • Finalize Poinsettia Sales (dates TBD)
  • TMEA pre-Area auditions – provide snacks and chaperone (2018-11-13)
  • Receive and distribute Poinsettias (typically week after Thanksgiving – one day)
  • Behind the scenes
    • Cabaret planning

December

  • Booster Club Meeting (2018-12-04, 7:30pm)
  • TBD if we’ll have any activities around the Winter Concert; typically we have a dessert reception, but this year the winter concert will be combined with band or orchestra
  • TBD if we’ll need chaperones for any caroling or other holiday activities
  • Behind the scenes
    • Cabaret planning

January

  • Booster Club Meeting (2019-01-08, 7:30pm)
  • TMEA Area auditions – hosted at Westwood this year!  We’ll be providing full support to the directors for this event (2019-01-12, all day)
  • Music department trip to Orlando – TBD if the boosters will play a direct role on the trip (2019-01-16 through 2019-01-20)
  • Behind the scenes
    • Cabaret planning

February

  • Pre-chamber festival concert – arrange seating and hand out programs (2019-02-05)
  • Booster Club Meeting (2019-02-06, 7:30pm)
  • Chamber choir festival – TBD if we’ll need chaperones (2019-02-22 – 2019-02-23)
  • Behind the scenes
    • Cabaret planning

March

  • Booster Club Meeting (2019-03-05, 7:30pm)
  • Senior scholarship application review (exact dates TBD)
  • Behind the scenes
    • Cabaret planning
    • Coordinate with students re: venue for choir banquet in May

April

  • Booster Club Meeting – nominate officers for 2019-2020 school year (2019-04-02, 7:30pm)
  • Cabaret!!!  We’ll need lots of help prior to and during the shows
  • Cabaret dress rehearsal – provide and serve dinner and drinks (2019-04-26)
  • Cabaret performance day – provide and serve lunch and drinks, Cabaret committees will have specific responsibilities  (2019-04-27)

May

  • Booster Club Meeting – finalize officers for 2019-2020 school year (2019-05-07, 7:30pm)
  • Choir banquet – assist students in organizing event