Tigard High Band & Auxiliary Booster Newsletter: September 2018



Tigard High Band & Auxiliary Booster Newsletter

What is a Booster? You’re a Band & Auxiliary Booster if you’re the parent or guardian of a student in any Band Class, a Marching Ensemble Member, a Winter Color Guard Member, a Winter Drumline Member, or a Cadet Drumline Member. Yes, just by allowing your student to be part of any one of these groups you’re automatically a Booster. Congratulations! We rely upon the entire family to support the program, students and adults. To learn more about what it means to be a Booster please read About Us and the Welcome to the Boosters page. The Board would also love to learn more about you, you can tell us by filling out the Booster Questionnaire. Email the Board with any questions or comments – thsbandboostersor@gmail.com.

News At-a-Glance


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Band Jackets Available to Order


LEARN MORE HERE » (sizing, images, etc…)

We’re now taking orders for band jackets! They are very nice quality, warm, and water resistant. Many kids have their season patches sewn onto their jackets. Adults are welcome to order too (or two)!

We need a MINIMUM of 12 orders to proceed, we have 9. Deadline is Wednesday, September 12th, 2018*.

Contact Sean Hotchkiss @ thsbandboostersor@gmail.com with questions.

Our Cost: $45, payable to THS Band Boosters. If we get the order turned in by September 12th the jackets should be ready in time for the first Marching Band competition on October 6th!

Order forms and checks (payable to the Tigard Band Boosters) can be delivered directly to Kati McKee or placed in the black box in the band room.

*If we do not have 12 jackets ordered by Sep 12th we will extend the deadline, but the jackets will not be done by the first competition.


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Fall Can & Bottle Drive + Pop Up Boutique

We need EVERYONE to do 1-2 shifts. See below for more info on what is required.
WEEK OF SEPT 24TH: Can & Bottle Drive Announcement Flyer Distribution – SIGN UP HERE
SEPT 29TH: Can & Bottle Drive Collecting & Sorting – SIGN UP HERE

Download and share these fundraiser flyers! Flyer #1 | Flyer #2

Fall Can & Bottle Drive on September 29th @ Twality Middle School, so start saving those returnable items! We’ll also be adding something new! A LuLaRoe Mobile Shopping Boutique experience, also on September 29th @ Twality Middle School.

The Can & Bottle Drive is a three step process.

1. Flyer Distribution to Tigard Neighborhoods

Mid-September: After School, multiple shifts and a very critical part of our drive!

Drive your student’s team to hand out flyers: There are a few routes within walking distance of THS. Students will form into 16 teams to cover the 16 routes we’ve mapped out. Most of the neighborhoods are not by the school! It is up to the students to coordinate when they are going to do the flyers and who is driving them. Please note that it will take a team of 4 students about 3 hours to paper a neighborhood. Please plan accordingly and it goes a lot smoother and faster with a parent helping! They are required to finish the entre route no later than 6:00 pm on Friday but sooner is better!

So students, gather a few friends (teams of 4 preferred, 3 if that’s all we can fit in a car) and bug one of your parents to be a driver.

For the flyer distribution we can be flexible on the actual day that you take a team of 4ish students out. We just need to know when you’re going and who you’re taking! SignUp.com is not setup to accommodate the unusual scheduling needs of this event. If you can get your team together at a different time we can work with that too, but we’d prefer the driver (aka supportive parent), to pick up the flyer packet with route map at 3:15.

2. Pick-up and sort the donated cans and bottles into three teams; cans, plastic, and glass.

September 29th at Twality from 9AM – 3PM, multiple shifts!

3. (Adults only) Deliver and unload the sorted donations at the Oregon Bottle Redemption Center in NW Portland the week following the drive.

Contact Melissa Petrick & Sean Hotchkiss @ thsbandboostersor@gmail.com with questions.

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Upcoming Fundraisers & Events

Booster Meeting on Sept 19th @ 7PM in the THS Library (we think)

Fall Can & Bottle Drive on September 29th @ Twality Middle School, so start saving those returnable items! We’ll also be adding something new! A LuLaRoe Mobile Shopping Boutique experience, also on September 29th @ Twality Middle School. This is volunteer driven event. More info to come.

Competitive Marching Ensemble Schedule for the Tigard Marching Ensemble
– October 6th – Liberty Marching Arts Challenge @ Hillsboro Stadium
– October 13th – Sunset Classic @ Hillsboro Stadium
– October 20th – Century Showcase @ Hillsboro Stadium
– October 27th – NWAPA Championships @ University of Oregon Autzen Stadium

Annual Tigard Band & Auxiliary Boosters Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, December 1st. This is volunteer driven event. More info to come.

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Where can I learn what is going on?

Tigard High Band & Auxiliary Boosters website – www.tigardhighbandboosters.com/
McKee’s Fabulous Forum – mckeesfabulousforum.blogspot.com/ – All Things Marching and More…
Irving’s Calendar of Events – www.charmsoffice.com/charms/calendar.asp?s=tighsm – The name speaks for itself
Irving’s Band/Performing Arts Website – www.ttsdschools.org/Page/5440 – The name also speaks for itself


Tigard High Band Boosters
P.O. Box 230349
Tigard, OR 97281











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