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Welcome to the Wolf-Tones Website

Wolf-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 – September 2019

 

NOTE- OUR WOLF-TONES BOARD MEETINGS HAVE A NEW LOCATION! PLEASE JOIN US IN D-103 FOR ALL FUTURE MEETINGS, STARTING WITH OCTOBER 7 AT 7PM

 

A HUGE THANK YOU to Angelo Vandarakis for leading our kids through both car wash fund raisers this year!  Thank you also to all our wonderful student car washers and parent volunteers, Mr. Nishida for hanging in with the kids ALL day both days!, Chief for help setting up and cleaning up both days, Joan Sasaki for securing CPC for our car wash and washing all the dirty towels afterwards!, the fabulous clergy and staff of CPC, and all those that brought a car to be washed!  We were able to raise $1,200 which will go towards all the instrumental music programs at SRVHS.

GREAT JOB EVERYONE!!

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

9/13/18 –  Football Game SRV vs. Antioch HS
(Pre-Game dinner @ the Gazarian House)

9/27/18 – Football Game SRV vs. Dublin HS

10/3/19 – Homecoming Rally and Parade
(minimum day)

10/4/19 – Homecoming Football Game: SRV vs Foothill HS
(teacher work day / no school)

10/7/19 – Wolf-Tones Board Meeting 
(NOTE: LOCATION CHANGE- MEETING WILL BE HELD IN D-103 for all future meetings). All are welcome to come and hear about what is going on in the instrumental music program.  Meet Mr Nishida, Mrs. Glass, your board members, and other parents that want to support their musical kids.  It’s fun and informational!

10/8/19 – Fall Concert @ 7pm in the PAC
(CB, SB, OR)

 

NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Car magnets ($5) and “I’m with the Band” t-shirts ($15) are still available for purchase
  • Do you want to host an upcoming pre-football dinner?
    Sign up here:  SignupGenius
  • Are you looking for a way to be more involved with Wolf-Tones? Contact Connie or Debbie if you have interest in being an Assistant Marching Coordinator, Assistant Uniform Coordinator, On-Line Fundraising Coordinator, Disneyland Trip Coordinator, or a partner to work with the Food Coordinator, Website Manager and Historian/Photographers.
    Detailed job descriptions can be found here: Wolf-Tones Job Descriptions

 

A ROUND OF APPLAUSE FOR

  • Angelo Vandarakis and all the hard working car wash Orchestra, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Band students and parents!  We were able to quickly change our car wash venue and raised $1,200 for all our instrumental music programs!  This was our last car wash of the year, so thanks to everyone that washed, and brought us a dirty car to clean.
  • Joan Sasaki for working with CPC to allow us to move our car wash to their campus.
  • Community Presbyterian Church (CPC) for being such wonderful hosts for our car wash event.  They not only donated the use of their property (completed with hoses and water) but bought our hungry students a pizza lunch as well!
  • Our wonderful jazz band musicians that entertained everyone at Back to School night on 8/28.  Great job!

 

Thank you,

Connie Gazarian & Debbie Koteskey

Co-Presidents, Wolf-Tones

 

 

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.

 

General News

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!

escrip

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:

  1. 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.
  2. Enter “SRVHS” in as the name of the Schools or Nonprofit to support. Select “SRVHS Wolf Tones”.
  3. Bookmark shopping.escrip.com and use it every time you shop online.
  4. 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.

amazonsmile

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:

  1. Logon to smile.amazon.com using your existing Amazon account.
  2. 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”
  3. 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 Kelly Ryan.

Thank you so much for your continued support of our Instrumental Music Program!

 

Volunteer Reminders

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.

 

Wolf-Tones Store:

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
Connie Gazarian/
Rodan & Fields
Musical Images Wisser Family
Ohara Family Karen Young