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B&O Boosters Meetings Join us at the next Boosters meeting and let your voice be heard, Our 2020 meetings are held monthly onTuesdays at 7 pm via zoom unless otherwise specified. Please see the schedule below and click on the links for past meeting minutes.
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Other ways to stay in touch:
INFORMATION page: Check this page often for sign-ups, announcements, forms & event info.
Committees: Volunteer to chair or help on a committee.
Drop box: Locked drop boxes are located in both the band and orchestra rehearsal rooms. Put your name on a sealed envelope and drop off your forms and payments here.
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Mail: ROHS Band & Orchestra Boosters - 1500 Lexington Blvd. - Royal Oak, MI 48073
Text/Remind: Instructions under BANDS/ORCHESTRAS/Student Files
How We Help Events and fundraisers supported by the ROHS Band & Orchestra Boosters include:
Marching Band Informational Meeting (held in the Spring for incoming 9th graders and returning MB families)
Marching Band Camp (one week in August at ROHS)
Car Wash (held on the last day of MB Camp)
Uniform Distribution (MB uniforms, concert dresses and tuxedos)
Arts, Beats & Eats Concessions & Gates (Labor Day Weekend) - All ROHS Performing Arts supporters—parents, students, alumni, and friends—are encouraged to volunteer for this annual ROSPAC fundraiser. Workers get free admission/parking for the dates they work.
Home Football Games & Family Tailgates (help with student dinners, tailgate potlucks, pit crew, cleanup)
Tag Days (Our BIGGEST fundraiser -- two days of student shifts at local businesses and parent volunteers overseeing these shifts and running to HQ)
B&O Concert Programs (layout and design/print for Fall, Winter, Spring and All-City concerts)
Golf Outing (best ball scramble for parents in the fall)
Spirit Wear Orders (help with advertising, design, and distribution)
Parades (help the MB with Memorial Day Parade, Halloween Parades, Holiday Parade)
Holiday Fundraiser (held in November, these poinsettia or other holiday sales, help to support both B&O)
Concerts & Shows (help with the ROHS B&O concerts (programs/set-up/take-down), Glow Show, Jingle Bell Jazz, Celebration of the Arts, etc.)
Bi-Annual Trip (Chicago, Disney World, etc.)
Ford Drive for UR School Fundraiser (test drive a new Ford vehicle, and B&O Boosters receive $20/test drive)
Awards Banquet (held at the end of the year to celebrate ALL our B&O students)
For a more detailed description of events, see our FAQpage.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! If you'd like to chair or help on a committee, email the boosters at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Who is ROHSBOB?
Royal Oak High School Band & Orchestra Boosters (ROHSBOB) is a volunteer group that works to support the Royal Oak High School Band and Orchestra programs. As a parent of a marching band, orchestra, band, or jazz student, YOU are automatically a member of ROHSBOB. The Boosters strive to provide the necessary funding and volunteers to keep our music programs running. We are the roadies, the drivers, the uniform organizers, the food preparers and servers, the chaperones, the advertisers, and the cheering section… and we need YOU!
To support the instrumental music departments’ professional staff in maintaining an instrumental music program that is educational, provides skills in performance and be a source of pride for the students, the Royal Oak Schools and the Royal Oak community.
2020-21 Board President: Jon Liu Vice President: Kristine Hill Secretary: Susan Shelton Co-Treasurers: Meghan Heikkinen & Norma Fenech & OPEN Communications Coordinator: Beth VanDerwill Fundraising Coordinators: Kristen Blankenship & Linda Johnson Band Director: Dave Jensen Orchestra Director: Albin Rose MB Co-Director: Kyrstin Jensen
2020-21 Committee Chairs (listed in order from Aug-May) MB Camp & Car Wash:OPEN & OPEN for 2021 Arts, Beats & Eats: N/A for 2020 OPEN for 2021
MB Uniforms: Lisa Liu & Janell Vier Spirit Wear: Jen Anesi-Brombach MB Game Days: Jason Pyciak, Jason Fenech, Jon & Lisa Liu Tailgates: Michele Mester & Rose Castilla MB Golf Outing: Paul Natinsky
Dresses & Tuxes: Rose Castilla & Warren Dennis
Tag Days:Kristen Blankenship, Linda Johnson& Charlene Govaere B&O Concert Programs: Jamie Thomson
MB Glow Show: Norma Fenech, Victoria Wisniewski & Georgette Harris Jingle Bell Jazz: N/A for 2020 - Victoria Wisniewski & Kate Dukhan Holiday Fundraiser: Debbie Morales & Laura Young Ford Drive for UR School: Dave Jensen & Warren Dennis Banquet: Laura Young &Charlene Govaere