Questions about the boosters? See our Commonly Asked Questions page.
News and Upcoming Events:
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Varsity Singers Camp
Music Booster Meeting
Ada Music Booster Picnic, Meeting and Officer Elections
The annual Music Booster Picnic will be held Monday June 24 at 6 p.m. in the 4-H shelterhouse at the Ada Park. Please bring a dish to share. Beverages and paper products will be provided. Following the meal the June Booster meeting and officer elections will be held. Please consider attending and/or volunteering to serve as a Music Booster Officer. Offices include: President, Vice-President of Fundraising, Secretary, Treasurer, Assistant Treasurer, Vice-President of Parent Involvement and Activities , Vice-President of Communications, Publicity and Marketing.
Blueberry Sale Underway!!
The blueberry fundraiser begins June 17. 10# of New Jersey Blueberries for $32.00 . Additional information will be mailed to music students home address.
Orders are due June 26 and can be placed online at http://farmhousefruit.com/fundraising/adamusicboosters
Blueberry pick-up will be the week of July 8. Contact Amy Morgan with questions at 419-957-2125.
2018-2019 Band Awards
During the Ada High School Band Spring Concert May 20 band, fall color guard and winter guard members were recognized as well as First Chair Players. All band members received their first year letter or chevron. The following students received special recognition:
2018-2019 Band Award Winners (from L to R)
Directors Awards for Band-Gedes Klingler
National School Marching Band Award-Alyssa Wince
Louis Armstrong Jazz Award-Nathan Hurtig
Leonard Bernstein Musicianship Award-Alex Morgan
John Phillip Sousa Award-Jake Colwell
Patrick S. Gilmore Band Award-Isaac Spar
Arion Foundation Award for Band-Victoria Ross
National School Color Guard Award-Samantha Crawford
Quincy Jones Musicianship Award-Hunter Wells
Best Wishes to our graduating seniors: Olivia Hiester, Jake Colwell, and Rebecca McDonald!
Unique Marching Bags
Own a piece of Ada’s Marching Band history!
Renew, Reuse, Recycle, Upcycle
Featuring brass buttons, these exclusive bags have been created from Ada Marching Band Uniforms retired in 2007. You can choose from a selection of items including: laptop cases, tote bags, drawstring backpacks, pillow cases and wristlets.
Prices range from $25-$60.
Items take 3-4 weeks to produce.
Marching bags make a unique gift for students, parents, teachers and alumni!
See attached Marching Bags Order Form
For Custom Orders or questions call Amy Spar 419-722-5231.
Ada Bingo plays weekly on Thursdays at the Center on Central, 111 Central Avenue, Ada. Park in the Depot parking lot. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with play beginning at 6:55 p.m. Come early and join us for dinner! Ada Bingo uses new, radio-controlled electronic machines, as well as, paper packages. Proceeds from Ada Bingo benefit Ada Music Boosters.
PARENT VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED to work Bingo each Thursday. Volunteers earn $10 towards their student’s trip account each time they work Ada Bingo. To VOLUNTEER call coordinator Kelly Wright 419-236-0956.
VOLUNTEER DRIVER FORMS
Anyone planning to transport students for school-related functions (including band/choir/winter guard activities) or pull the Music Booster trailer in the 2018-2019 school year are required to complete a volunteer driver release form. The form is accessible from our Electronic Resources page.
ARE YOU ENROLLED IN KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS?
Kroger Community Rewards is a program that rewards the Ada Music Boosters for purchases that registrants make at Kroger using their Kroger Plus Card! Registrants already know that by shopping at Kroger and using their Kroger Plus card, Kroger makes quarterly payments to the Ada Music Boosters. Registrations do expire in the spring, so it is important to check your receipt to see if your purchases are still going to help the Music Boosters. Thank you to everyone that has participated in this program! If your registration has expired, please re-enroll following the instructions posted on our Kroger re-enrollment page. Instructions for first-time enrollments are also provided.
EXPLANATION OF FEES PROVIDED
Did you ever wonder what the school fees pay for and what the Music Booster fees pay for? We have created a special page to show the fee breakdown for the various programs. See our Explanation of Fees page (it is located under the Electronic Resources menu).
If you are interested in making a donation or becoming a booster member, we gratefully welcome your support! Your donation and/or fundraising purchase definitely helps to provide exceptional opportunities for all students involved in vocal and instrumental music at Ada Schools. Visit our Patron Support Page for more information.
OUR SYSTEM OF BILLING FOR PROGRAM FEES
The Ada Music Boosters use Legacy Financial for the billing and collection of program fees for students of the music programs (Including Varsity Singers, marching band, and winter guard fees, plus things like camp fees, spirit packs, spirit wear, travel expenses, ticket purchases, etc.). Details are provided in this introductory information.
We now have the following sales going on and appreciate your support of our programs…
Bulldog Cards – discounts for you at local merchants
Static Window Clings – support the Bulldogs and your student!
SCRIP cards – gift cards that pay dividends to the Ada Music Boosters
Become a Booster!
We are always looking for more parents of music students and members of the community to get involved. Even if you don’t have much time to commit, there are ways you can help. Please attend our Booster meetings to find out more.
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The boosters are A Non-Profit, Charitable, Volunteer-Driven Organization which Supports Excellence in Music Education and Performance Opportunities for All Students of The Ada Exempted Village Schools.