Welcome to the Wolf-Tones WebsiteWolf-Tones (officially known as the SRVHS Instrumental Music Foundation) is the music booster group for San Ramon Valley High School supporting the long and illustrious history of instrumental music we are so fortunate to have at this school!
Wolf-Tones Monthly Update – May 2019
Where did the time go? May brings spring performances and the annual awards banquet where we get to celebrate and recognize our students and all of their accomplishments. Sincere thanks to all parents, students, and Mrs. Glass for all of your time, treasure and talents put toward such a rewarding year for SRVHS.
5/1/19- All Senior Scholarship Applications due to Mrs. Glass no later than the lunch period!
Best of luck to all of our seniors. Winners will be announced at the Awards Banquet on May 21st.
5/7/19- Wolf-Tones Board Meeting at 7pm in the Instrumental Music Room
Join us for program business, including 2019-20 Board Elections. Please note the new location and date change to TUESDAY this month.
5/8/19-District String Festival at 7pm in the large gym
The orchestra will perform along with all of the elementary and middle schools that feed into SRVHS and MVHS at this annual inspirational event.
5/14/19-Spring Jazz Concert at 7pm in the PAC
The last jazz concert of the year! CWMS will perform shortly before the Jazz Ensemble, and we will recognize all seniors.
5/15/19-Spring Concert Band/Orchestra/Symphonic Band Concert at 7pm in the PAC
Please join us for the last performance of the year and senior night recognitions. This is always an evening filled with energy and beautiful music!
5/21/19- Annual Awards Banquet- San Ramon Golf Club
Come celebrate our students and dine with friends. Dinner table seating starts at 6, buffet dinner for those who reserve begins at 6:30, and the awards portion of the evening will begin at 7:15. There will be seats available at 7pm for those who do not purchase dinner, and plan to attend the awards program only. All tickets will be sold online until May 8th here: Awards Banquet Signup Genius
5/28/19- Last Wolf-Tones Board meeting for 2018-19, Old Staff Lounge, 7pm
Final working meeting of the school year as we wrap up and plan calendar of events, 2019-20 working Budget, and votes on any outstanding items.
NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES
- We are actively seeking several parents to join our team! Several necessary spots are still available…fun & meaningful job openings for next season include President/Co-Presidents, Car Wash Coordinator, Jazz Liaison, Auditor, and Online Fundraising Coordinator. All of these roles are essential to our programs, and we cannot continue our terrific services without them. See more detail at Wolf-Tones Job Descriptions. We’ve got years of experience and simple guidelines set up for all of these jobs.
- Congratulations to the Concert Band, Orchestra & Symphonic Band for their beautiful and successful performances at the Invitational Band & Orchestra Festival!
A ROUND OF APPLAUSE FOR
- JoAnna Brooks, Mrs. Glass, and all of the parent volunteers and students who helped make the Invitational Band & Orchestra Festival a huge success! It was a terrific 2 days of music, and we earned over $1300 selling snacks. We appreciate all of your efforts.
- Cazadero Music Camp, for sponsoring 5 elementary student scholarships, presented at the Area Band Festival.
Thank you very much,
Kathy Hanze & Linda Dalenberg
San Ramon Valley & Monte Vista HS Instrumental Music are Heading to Japan!
The 2019 Japan Performance Tour
June 9 – 18, 2019
We have Symphonic Band & Orchestra Ensembles! Thank you to all who have signed up to travel to Japan!
Please check out our web page dedicated to the 2019 Japan Tour for the latest updates and information.
Complete/Update District Online Volunteer Registration
Please update or create your volunteer registration with Be A Mentor today! Parents interested in helping on campus, at games and parades, chaperoning on field trips, or driving students MUST have the appropriate clearance for SRVHS. We do check these clearances for every event. To update your information or to register, please go to the SRVUSD Volunteer website, click on the “parents and students” tab and follow the volunteer info link. It’s easy and relatively quick.
Remember eScrip and AmazonSmile!
When doing your Holiday shopping this year, don’t forget to help support SRVHS Wolf-Tones financially by taking advantage of eScrip and Amazon Smile to raise funds without any additional expense for you. Your family and friends can help too!
Use eScrip when shopping locally or online to earn money for Wolf-Tones. When you use eScrip’s Online Mall their online retailers give you savings, plus up to 16% back to Wolf-Tones. It features hundreds of stores, including eBay, and major department stores like Macy’s.
Follow these simple steps to start earning money for Wolf-Tones now:
- Log on to eScrip.com using your existing eScrip account if you have one or go to escrip.com and click on “sign-up” and follow directions to create an account.
- Enter “SRVHS” in as the name of the Schools or Nonprofit to support. Select “SRVHS Wolf Tones”.
- Bookmark shopping.escrip.com and use it every time you shop online.
- Or instead of having to shop from the eScrip Mall: From shopping.escrip.com, you can download and install eScrip’s “ForgetMeNot” app on your browser. Once it’s installed you’ll be reminded automatically whenever you’re shopping with a merchant who gives back. Simply click on the eScrip banner that will appear at the top of the web page to earn for Wolf-Tones. It’s free and is easy to install. ForgetMeNot works for most merchants, however some merchants, like Amazon, Target and Home Depot require you to visit the Online Mall before you shop to earn with them.
For additional contributions to Wolf-Tones when shopping or eating out locally, follow the instructions on eScrip to register your existing credit/debit cards.
If you’re a Lucky’s Supermarket shopper, you can earn up to 3% from Lucky by registering at www.escrip.com/shares.
For those of you who shop at Amazon.com, use AmazonSmile instead! Your shopping experience will be just the same, using the same account information and shopping cart. Amazon.com will then contribute 0.5% of your eligible purchases. Follow these simple steps to start earning money for SRVHS Wolf-Tones:
- Logon to smile.amazon.com using your existing Amazon account.
- If this is your first visit to smile.amazon.com, when you’re asked to choose your charity, simply enter “SRVHS” and select “Srvhs Instrumental Music Foundation”
- Bookmark smile.amazon.com and use it every time you shop at Amazon.
Don’t forget about the Corporate Matching Program
We need your help to DOUBLE YOUR DONATION!
If your company participates in Corporate Matching and you haven’t submitted your paperwork yet, please do it soon. Last year we raised over $6,000 in matching funds (free money!) and we hope to do even better this year. If you have questions please contact Marisa Martin.
Thank you so much for your continued support of our Instrumental Music Program!
As a reminder to everyone, in order to chaperone and/or drive students to music events you must register with Be A Mentor. If you haven’t already done it, get started now at SRVUSD Volunteer website.
Our Wolf-Tones store is now available. You are able to purchase spirit wear, stickers, magnets and other instrumental music items. Click here to enter our store.
Instrumental Music Donations:
Our music program is dependent on class donations to fund all our student activities. Thank you to all the families who donated to our program during registration. We are currently at 68% of our budgeted needs. If you did not have a chance to make your donation please click here to go to our Donations Page for more information and to make your donation.
A Very Special “Thank You” to our
SRVHS Instrumental Music Donors
|Amazon Smile||Cheryl Yee Glass||Pandora|
|Carpet One San Ramon||Hospice Thrift Shoppe||Panera Bread San Ramon|
|Chevron||Ike’s Love and Sandwiches||Peet’s Coffee Danville|
|Classic Graphics||Image Concepts||PG&E|
|Jennifer Cyrnak||Jersey Mike’s Danville||Plestchet Family|
|Danville Rotary Club||Christine Lew||San Ramon Valley Kiwanis Club|
|Esin and Curtis deCarion/ Revel and Esin of Danville||Life Expressions Décor||See’s Candy|
|Dalenberg Family||Lobsang/Tsai Family||Starbucks Rose Garden|
|Discover Danville Association||McElroy Family||The Studio|
|Freiman Family||James McWilliams||Thermo Fisher Scientific|
Rodan & Fields
|Musical Images||Wisser Family|
|Ohara Family||Karen Young|