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LHSOA Lassiter High School Orchestra Association
Welcome, Orchestra Family! Denise Hazlett President [email protected] org
Tonight’s Agenda General Business Events Treasury Membership Fundraising Lassiter String Academy Communications & Outreach Orchestra Programming Q&A
2019 -2020 LHSOA Board of Directors Officers President: Secretary: Co-Treasurers: Webmaster: Communications: LSA Coordinator: Orchestra Director: Associate Director: Denise Hazlett Lisa Hudson Shelley Espinosa, Monica Serna, Dinah Biggs Carlos Espinosa Niki Palmer Elsa Prince Carol Doemel Michael Giel It’s easy to contact LHSOA Board Members Find us at www. lhsoa. org/about-us/contact-us
2019 -2020 LHSOA Board of Directors Committee Leaders Hospitality: Uniforms: Banquet: Spirit Wear: Trip Planner: Middle School Liaison: Fundraising: Membership: Reserved Seating: ` Simone Marinho Belinda Enge Lizette Hernandez-Flores Stefanie Brown Aida Hutchison Cheryl & Mike Mjehovich Julie Shelley Open Julie Shelley It’s easy to contact LHSOA Board Members Find us at www. lhsoa. org/about-us/contact-us
Our Mission LHSOA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) parent-run booster organization established to: • Support the Lassiter High School Orchestra Program • Enhance music education • Communicate effectively with parents • Encourage students at all levels of participation
How the LHSOA Supports our Orchestra What we do above and beyond regular classroom activities: Sectional Clinics Master Classes Two Seasonal Camps & Activities Social and Team Building Events Supplemental Educational & Performance Opportunities
Fall Camp 2019 August 23 - 24 Winter 2019 Camp January 31 - February 1 Students will celebrate the conclusion of 2 days of Fall Camp with a Party at After 2 days of Winter Camp in January Students will celebrate with an After Party!!! Complete with Bowling, Video Arcade, Laser Tag, and Pizza!
We Love Our Volunteers Parent involvement matters! n o i t i d u A s r e p l He p U t e S w e Cr Join the fun! Sign. Up. Genius link [email protected] org Snac k Cr Cha ew pero nes
Uniforms Formal Concert Attire www. tuxedowholesaler. com GIRLS: Ava Redi-Ship Gown Order ASAP to avoid rush delivery charges • Identify Lassiter HS Orchestra at check out • First Formal Concert: October 18 • Tailor: Discounted alteration prices with Best Alterations Casual uniform is a T-shirt https: //lhsoa. org/for-parents-and students BOYS: Basic Tuxedo Package
EVENTS: Calendar at a Glance (Concerts in Gold) ● Aug 13: LHSOA Parent Meeting ● Jan 31 - Feb 1 : Winter LGPE Prep Camp ● Aug 23 - 24: Fall Camp ● Feb 4: Pre-LPGE Concert ● Oct 17: Fall Concert ● Feb 10 - 12: LGPE Performances ● Oct 29: Rising 9 th Grade Concert ● Mar 11 - 14: Nashville Spring Trip ● Nov 14: Poinsettia orders due ● Apr 2: Senior Breakfast ● Nov 19: Tri-M Concert ● Apr 21: “A Night at the Movies!” Concert ● Dec 5: Poinsettia pick up ● May 2: Orchestra Banquet ● Dec 12: “A Night of Classics” Concert ● May 7: LSA Chamber Recital and Tri-M Concert
Treasury Shelley Espinosa, Monica Serna, Dinah Biggs Co-Treasurers [email protected] org
Budget & Payments • $32, 000 budget • Charms Office online store • Credit/debit cards preferred • Make checks payable to LHSOA
What is CHARMS ? • Platform for Orchestra communications, online testing, and student payments • Update student and parent/guardian contact info • Tell us about your skills and profession
Membership Aida Hutchison Membership Committee Chair [email protected] org
Donor Participation & Recognition Levels
We Need Your Help and Support! Your investment will create a direct and lasting impact on the program ●Professional Master Classes ●Clinics with nationally recognized ○Musicians ○Ensembles ○Conductors ●State-of-the-art rehearsal facilities ●Instruments, repairs & equipment ●Music, method books, instructional materials ●Fall and Winter Orchestra Camps ●Lassiter String Academy ●Social events and more!
Joining LHSOA is Easy! Our goal is 100% participation by all Lassiter Orchestra families! • Your involvement is critical for the program to be successful • Ensure your child’s greatly enhanced musical education • Directly impact and enrich the musical growth and development of ALL Orchestra students • Every student participates and receives the benefits of the Board-approved annual budget • Donate at higher levels for added benefits • 100% participation qualifies us for grants
Fundraising Julie Shelley, Denise Hazlett Freshman Parent in Training Fundraising Committee Chair [email protected] org
Key Fundraising Events Poinsettias ❖ Orders begin on Nov 14 ❖ Delivery on Dec 5
Keep the Music Playing. . . Sponsor the Orchestra with Concert Program Ads! • Full Page, Half Page, and Business Card sizes • Will appear in all 4 major Concert Programs • More info coming soon! Proud Sponsor of Lassiter High School Orchestra Shannon You bring beautiful music to our lives! With Love, Mom, Dad, and Will Business Ads Student Tribute Ads
Effortless Giving from your Daily Shopping • Create accounts: https: //www. publix. com, and https: //www. kroger. com • set LHSOA as your organization to give to • SHOP as Usual. AT CASHIER: Enter your phone# • A PERCENTAGE of your WEEKLY bill goes to LHSOA! • LINK your Amazon account with Lassiter High School Orchestra • ALWAYS shop using smile. amazon. com • Make sure that supporting Lassiter High School Orchestra Association is always showing below the search box Learn more at lhsoa. org/fundraising
Lassiter String Academy (LSA) Elsa Prince, Program Coordinator [email protected] org
Private Lessons at Lassiter High School How it works • For Lassiter orchestra & feeder school students • Pay $25 registration fee (new students only) • Select an appropriate teacher • Pay in advance each month for lessons Benefits to LHS Musicians • Practice more effectively • Stay motivated • Keep up with their peers in group settings • Minimize frustration • Maximize progress • Encourage excellence
Submitting Lesson Payments is Easy! Drop checks in the LSA payments box located in the practice hallway
For Details on LSA Policies & Instructors https: //lhsoa. org/string-academy • Overview • Pricing & payment • Guidelines • Online registration • Instructor biographies
Communications & Outreach Lisa Hudson, Secretary Niki Palmer, Newsletter & Facebook Carlos Espinosa, Webmaster Cheryl & Mike Mjehovich, Middle School Liaison
Documents, Forms, and Lots of Stuff! • We maintain all of the LHSOA’s records and assist the orchestra directors to track: • Rosters • Registrations • Payments • Paperwork for field trips and other activities • We maintain the CHARMS database • We update our information annually
Outreach to our Feeder Schools Cheryl & Mike Mjehovich M y r ab Middle School Liaison [email protected] org • Improve communication and cooperation • Coordinate tasks • Support transition for rising 9 th graders m i S n o ps
TWA: The Week Ahead Niki Palmer Newsletter & Facebook [email protected] org • News for upcoming week (and beyond) • Cuts down on the plethora of emails • Hotlinks to key LHSOA. org web pages Subscribing is Easy!
Let’s Get Social! Facebook: @lassiterorchestra • Up-to-the-minute cool happenings • Concert photos and footage • Fun music facts
The Hub for Info You Need. . . www. lhsoa. org Carlos Espinosa Website [email protected] org • Find the latest info about LHS Orchestras in one place • Connect with us on LHSOA activities • Tightly coupled with “The Week Ahead” EBlast Newsletter
Navigating LHSOA. ORG For Parents & Students Fundraising Volunteering • For Parents & Students: Info hub for all forms and upcoming events • Registration & Fundraising pages shows all the ways you can help contribute to the LHSOA • Volunteering page lists our needs for permanent and temporary help • We are still adding content and pages http: //lhsoa. org/for-parents-and-students http: //lhsoa. org/fundraising http: //lhsoa. org/volunteers
LHSOA Calendar on your Smartphone or Desktop 1. Go to http: //lhsoa. org/for-parents-andstudents 2. Pick your calendar 3. Follow directions Calendar is automatically sync’ed with the LHSOA event schedule to your phone, Outlook, G+, or Apple Calendar Printable calendar available • http: //lhsoa. org/for-parents-and-students Finally, you will know before your child surprises you about the concert tonight! i. Phone Go into the Settings app Touch “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” Under Accounts, touch “Add Account” On the Add Account screen, touch “Other” Under Calendars, touch “Add Subscribed Calendar” For the Server value, enter the URL of the public calendar: https: //www. charmsoffice. com/charms/calsynct. asp? s=LHSOrch Android Under “Other Calendars” click the Add link. Select “Add by URL” Enter the following URL: https: //www. charmsoffice. com/charms/calsynct. asp? s=LHSOrch Click “Add Calendar” Google will begin to sync your calendar, and it will appear on the screen. Click “Settings” Change the long name of the new calendar to something you will remember such as “Charms Calendar” Your phone should automatically be set to sync with your Google calendar. On your phone: Click on “Calendar”, then bring up the settings for the calendar. Click on Calendar Sync. You should see your google account listed already. Make sure Auto-Sync is checked.
Lassiter H. S. Open House Thursday, August 22 Ms. Doemel and Mr. Giel will address the ensembles at the following times: 6: 00 pm: Freshman Philharmonic (3 rd) 6: 30 pm: Sinfonia (6 th), Chamber II (4 th), Chamber I (5 th)
REMIND CLASS UPDATE (TEXT 81010) • Freshman Philharmonic Text 81010 and write: @fresh-phil • Sinfonia Text 81010 and write: @lhssinfon • Chamber II Text 81010 and write: @chambertwo • Chamber I Text 81010 and write: @lhscham-1
GOOGLE CLASSROOM: Please download the google classroom app (Note: This is only for students. Parents, please do not join these classes. ) • Freshman Philharmonic Class Code: iyyvzu • Sinfonia Text Class Code: hi 6 td 7 e • Chamber II Class Code: vs 9 lfs 1 • Chamber I Class Code: hha 9 i 6
Thank You For Attending Tonight!