Sign-up Sheets

Picture Day
Several people are needed to assist with the Picture Day Saturday, August 19 from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Duties include assisting students with their uniforms, escorting students to and from the staging area, and taking picture orders and payments.

On online Order form will be made available soon on our website for photos, buttons, and other mementos. Just some of the NEW items being offered this year include memory mates, magnets, keychains, along with individual, section, band, and senior prints.

Location will be in the main gym. Complete reporting and times per section will be made available next week.

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Booster Blitz
Several people are needed to assist with the Booster Blitz Thursday, August 24 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Duties include setting up the Booster booth during the event, manning the booth, and cleaning up. This year we will be selling pop, water, flavored popcorn, and having a bake sale.

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A Picture Paints a Thousand Words
At least one (1) person (more would be great) is needed to assist with photography throughout the year. Duties include taking pictures and videos at band camp, concerts, and competitions throughout the year, and working with the Communications Director to help coordinate and create the band DVD at the end of the year. Photographers must be willing and comfortable to get action shots and candid shots of the band, which may include taking pictures from the sidelines on the field and in front of the stage during band concerts/performances.

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A Needle Pulling Thread
Several people are needed to assist with sewing. Duties include sewing buttons, hand stitching hems, repairing and altering the uniforms.

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Play with Plumes
Several people are needed to assist with the marching band uniforms. You will have direct contact with the students. Duties include measuring and performing fittings for the students during band camp, helping students retrieve their uniforms before games and competitions and then helping them put their uniforms away.

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Master Hauler

Interested in pulling the utility trailer on Wednesday mornings during marching band season. Time commitment is approximately 7 AM – 8:45 AM.
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Fun with Flags

Several people are needed to assist the Color Guard during fall and winter Guard. Duties include preparing for marching band performances by organizing costumes, assisting with flags, makeup and hair.

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Tool Talents

Several people are needed to assist the Marching Band with props. Duties include building props for performances and competitions.

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Band Roadies

Several people are needed to assist with the “Pit Crew”. The pit instruments are the stationary percussion instruments played by the sideline during half-time game performances and competitions. Pit Crew members assist the marching band before and after performances and games. Duties include loading the trailer, unloading again at the field for performance, helping students move the instrument and other equipment on and off the field, and loading the equipment back into the trailer and unloading at the school.
Note that the Pit Crew will be needed prior to half-time at football games and will not return to the stands for the rest of the game.

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Water, Water, Everywhere

A minimum of two (2) people are needed to assist with water duties at games and competitions. Duties include filling water coolers or providing bottled water to students during football games and out-of-town competitions.

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Band Groupies

Several people are needed to travel with the band as chaperones. Duties include riding with the band on the bus to games and competitions, including the Harvest of Harmony Parade in October. Parents can be assigned to their child’s bus or another bus if preferred.
A minimum of two (2) parents are need to ride each bus.
Note: The Harvest of Harmony Parade takes place in Grand Island and is an all-day event.

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Welcome to the Band

Assisting with 8th Grade Invitation Night in September. 8th graders are invited to perform with the band for the Star-Spangled Banner at a home football game and then play with the band in the stands during the game. Duties include distributing treats and water and welcoming the 8th graders to the band.


Night at the Acropolis

Several people are needed to assist with decorating for the Night at the Acropolis event in November. A Night at the Acropolis is a biennial fundraising showcase of the Lincoln East Music Department and is the only time when all music ensembles perform on one night.

 


Put the FUN in Fundraising

Several people are needed to assist with fundraising. The band holds various fundraisers throughout the year including the sale of Marcus Theater tickets, coffee from the Mill, Baker’s Chocolates during the holidays, restaurant nights, and others. Duties would include organizing one of these fundraisers, working with the Communications Director to create printed materials/announcements for the fundraiser (if necessary) ordering products, collecting money and distributing products.

 


Santa’s Helpers

Several people are needed to assist with giftwrapping at Gateway Mall. The biggest fundraiser for the band is the annual gift wrap station at Gateway the weekend after Thanksgiving until December 24th. Duties include coordinating volunteers, staffing 2-3 hour shifts and supervising band members as they wrap gifts.
Note this is a fundraiser that has the potential of purchasing two tubas for our band. #savethetubas

 

 


Sweet Celebrations

Several people are needed to assist with the Spring Band Dessert Reception. The band holds a year-end celebration to honor all band, ensembles and color guard members in May. Duties include setting up and cleaning up for the reception.

 


New & Incoming Freshman Night

East High School will hold an Information Night for students and parents of current eighth grade students and new students in or around March or April. Band staff will go through the schedule and calendar for the upcoming marching band season, discuss rehearsals and what to expect during the marching season. Instructional materials will be on display and booster members will be available to answer questions. Duties include answering questionings and assisting parents and students to the appropriate classrooms.

 


Hanging with the Band at Band Camp

Several people are needed to assist during Band Camp in late July and early August. One (1) parent per shift (9:00-Noon, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.) is needed to be on hand in case of an injury, heat illness, etc. You do not have to have a medical background to help out. Those volunteering for the morning shift are asked to bring a 5-pound bag of ice. You are welcome to bring your lawn chair, a book and hang with the band

 

 

 


Band Exhibition Tailgate & Performance

Several volunteers to help with the Tailgate Party on prior to the Band exhibition performance. Duties include help with set-up/tear down, serving food, stocking supplies, assisting the
Grillers, and manning the sales tables (taking order forms at the t-shirt/hat table, taking money for pompoms, raffle tickets and DVDs, and assisting with the gently used clothing sales table).

 

 

 

 


Party in the Parking Lot

Several people are needed to assist with tailgate parties. Duties include setting up and cleaning up the pre-game gathering before a chosen home football game, purchasing supplies and food or seeking donations for the same.

 

 


Thank you for your help!