The Band Boosters are a volunteer organization whose main responsibility is to support the entire Fuquay-Varina High School Band Program. It takes a great deal of time, organization and effort each year to meet the needs of the Band Program. Parent volunteering is crucial to our success. Parents, please take a moment to review our volunteer needs below and let us know how you can help by contacting one of the listed committee members or contact (Sheri Hovey or Jane Philips )
Coordinates volunteers to serve as chaperones, assures that sufficient chaperones are scheduled, and ensures chaperones understand their responsibilities. Chaperones are required for all home football games, playoff football games, marching & concert band competitions, parades, marching band camp, and any other event that takes the students off campus. Parents who wish to chaperone must register with and be approved by the Wake County Public School System prior to chaperoning students.
Manages BBFV's Google non-profit account, which includes products BBFV utilizes such as Google Sites (this website), Google Groups (email distributions lists), and Google Drive (storage for shared electronic files). They also promote band activities to the public via Social Media. Activities to be publicized include performances, competitions, concerts, achievements, and band fundraisers.
This committee plans and hosts special events for the band. Events include the beginning of marching band season pot luck lunch, end of marching band season party, FOB hospitality suite for visiting marching band directors/coaches/bus drivers, and refreshments for wind ensemble and symphonic band concerts.
EQUIPMENT & TRANSPORTATION :This committee is responsible for ensuring all equipment is present at all marching band performances and some away concert band performances. For away performances, this committee transports, loads, and unloads all equipment. At the performance, pit crew members transports large “non-marching” instruments, props and equipment to and from the marching band field or concert stage. This committee is also responsible for scheduling rental trucks if needed.
This committee works year-round to solicit funds/donations from local businesses to support the band program. In addition, committee members investigate and submit applications for grants as an additional means of support for the band.
Responsible for issuing and maintaining marching band uniforms. This committee schedules fittings for students, assists with alterations (which mainly entails moving pre-installed snaps) and repairs uniforms as necessary. This committee orders yearly color guard uniforms. This committee also oversees the disbursement and storing of uniforms for all Marching band functions. The chairperson oversees uniform cleaning (approximately 1 dozen parents divide uniforms and launder them at home).
A marching band competition and major fundraiser. Volunteer assistance from all parents ensures its success. Please contact the chairperson listed if you are interested in chairing a committee or have questions:
- Baked Goods
- Candy Grams
- Communications (Radios)
- Corporate Sponsorships
- Judge Liaison/Press Box
- MB Work Assignment Coordinator
- Ticket Sales/Admissions Booth
- Watering Stations
- Volunteer Coordinator