Welcome Invitation to Attend Band Parent Association (BPA) Meetings
When: The Band Parent Association meets the 1st Monday of every month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm (please check the master band schedule for exceptions)
Where: North Thurston High School Band Room
What: Come meet a fun group of people and see what the BPA is all about! All are welcome and we value your input and support of the band/guard!
At the meetings, we discuss upcoming band/guard events and how we can help our directors and students. Below are volunteer opportunities for band/guard families.
|Various times||Chaperone on band trips||3-5||Chaperone students on band trips|
|Various times||Photographer for band events||1 or multiple||Take candid photos of students during events|
|September||Back to School BBQ||5-7||Buy, cook, serve food, set up and clean up|
|September- November||Pit Crew for marching shows||10-12||Unload, load and put on field instruments and equipment|
|October||Feed the Band (Pizza) Night||2-3||Pick up pizzas, water and cookies|
|October||Senior Sash Night||2||Buy materials and make about 30 senior sashes|
|November- August||Fundraisers: Golf tournament, Wreath sales, Snap Raise||unlimited||Help organize and/or run a fundraiser for the band|
|January||Ice Cream Social (8th grade welcome)||5||Buy supplies and serve ice cream|
|March||Winter Guard/Indoor Percussion Winter Showcase||A LOT||Ticket sales, concessions, monitors and runners|
|May||Senior boutonnieres at last concert||3||Get supplies and make about 30 senior boutonnieres|
|June||End of Year Banquet||5-10||Set up, clean up, pick up supplies, flowers for seniors and decorations|