Moon Area Band Parent Organization Meeting
November 16, 2017
Submitted by Laura Wall, MABPO Secretary
The meeting was called to order at 7:14pm. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
The minutes from the October 2017 meeting have been posted. Motion to accept the minutes was made by Sarah Schmitz and seconded by Carla Collier.
Treasurer’s Report, Vicki Hricz
The Treasurer’s Report was submitted by Vicki Hricz. Motion to accept the Treasurer’s Report was made by Grace Cap and seconded by Shari Ruppel.
Band Director’s Comments, Mr. Nick Barthen
The marching band had a successful season. We grew visually and musically.
PIMBA - Placement didn’t come out the way we wanted but we grew incrementally throughout the season. The best run of the season was our performance at PIMBA Championships.
Concerts - Winter Instrumental Concert 12/20 @ 7pm
See Calendar of Events for other important happenings
Students should be practicing every day.
Florida Meeting - date will be announced later
Strings Director Comments, Mrs. Megan Martz
President’s Comments, Sherri Von Stein
Orchestra Pics and Senior Note distribution - Thank you to Wendy Bloom for assisting
Trunk or Treat - Thank you to the parents who came and participated.
Senior Recognition Night/Dinner - Thank you to Grace Cap, Denise Wolf, and the rest of the committee for a wonderful night.
Pole Notes - Thank you to the volunteers who came out to remove the Senior Pole Notes
Army Band Concert - Thank you to the volunteers who passed out programs and checked tickets at the concert.
Executive Board Elections - Coming up in April - Need to think of people to shadow board members in preparation for next year. We are looking for a co-Treasurer. We already have people shadowing the President and Secretary.
Calendar of Events
Please see calendar on website for a complete and current listing of important events.
Alumni Association, Cindy Bartus
Monthly schedule for Scrip Orders will be available on the website.
Next SCRIP order deadline is Dec 7 with a Dec 13 delivery.
December 8th - Annual Craft ‘n Sip will be happening again. Bring the wreath you’ve ordered from the greenery sale. Please RSVP and pay at the door.
January 6th - Banquet fundraiser for the alumni organization at Mario’s Italian Restaurant. Cost of the event is $30 members/ $35 non-members. Please pre-pay and make your reservation no later than Dec. 29.
VP Corporate Partnership, Mike Connors
Treasurer Report, Vicki Hricz
Please see report from earlier in agenda. Specific inquiries regarding your child’s account should be directed to Treasurer@moonband.org.
Communications, Sarah Schmitz
If you aren’t getting emails, check the junk/spam folder. You can also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to let Sarah Schmitz know that you arne’t receiving the weekly email.
Fundraising, Georganna Palmer
Thanksgiving Bountiful Basket Raffel tickets - Due 11/21, Drawing 11/24
Pancake Breakfast/Cookie Walk - Tickets are due Thursday before the event. Please be on the lookout for a Sign-Up Genius for breakfast donations and a separate Sign-Up Genius to bake homemade cookies. We ask each baker to do 10 dozen cookies which can be split into 5 dozen each of 2 varieties if you prefer. Santa will be there. Student groups will provide the music. Students will be able to sign-up to work the event and earn money toward the Student Account.
Hoagie Sale - We will be trying to do a quick turnaround and have delivery set the same day as the Sarris order.
Greenery - delivers on 12/6 4-5:45pm @ MAHS Cafeteria
Secretary, Laura Wall
Band Stand, Kathy Keppel
Surplus pop and water for sale. Please see Kathy for more information.
Publicity, Grace Cap
Print and post the Pancake Breakfast/Cookie Walk flyer.
Next meeting is scheduled for 12/4/17 @ 7:00pm. Meeting is preceded by a closed Executive Board meeting @ 6:00pm.
With no further comments or questions, a motion to adjourn was made by Carla Collier and seconded by Grace Cap. The meeting was adjourned at 8:04pm.