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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 – January 2020

 

Please join us for the next Wolf-Tones Booster group meeting on Monday, February 3rd at 7 pm in the Old Staff Lounge.

 

All State String Orchestra Results

Congratulations to our very talented SRVHS orchestra student who was selected to play in the 2020 All State String Orchestra!
 
HANNAH LAM
 
Come see Hannah perform with the 2020 All State String Orchestra at the Saroyan Theatre in Fresno on 2/23 at 9 AM

 

 

SRVHS Invitational Jazz Festival

Congratulations to our Award Winning Jazz Ensemble for a wonderful performance on Saturday at the 2019 Jazz Invitational!

Special congratulations goes to our SRVHS students that were awarded the Outstanding Musicianship Award!

Finn Featherstonhaugh, Andrew Hanze & Evan Lacey

Special thanks to Mr. Nishida, Chief, Diana Nickelson, and all the parents that made this event possible!

 

 
County Honor Band Audition Results

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR VERY TALENTED SRVHS HONOR BAND 2020 MEMBERS! 
KYLIE TANG, ROGER JIA, ASHLEY JACKSON, RYAN WISSER,
SIAM HASAN, EVAN LACEY, JUSTIN SZUTU, ANDREW HANZE,
SAMANTHA SNOW, AND 
FINN FETHERSTONHAUGH!
 
And a BIG Thank you to our very talented instrumental music instructors 
Mr. Nishida and Chief 
For helping our SRVHS musicians showcase their talents so well today!
 
Questions on rehearsal schedule or performance details?  Click here for the Honor Band website.
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • 1/17 – Final payment (#3) due for Disney Tour
    Please make checks payable to Wolf-Tones and drop in the Disney Tour envelope in the Music Room
    See Marching Ensemble page for more information
  • 1/30 – Honor Band Rehearsal at Campolindo HS 4-7 pm
  • 1/31 – SRVUSD Administration of Medication Form due for Disney Tour
Note: To clarify, all Disney Participants that require any medication (OTC-over the counter and/or prescription) must submit this form.

  • For OTC meds, parents may complete the district approved medication order form (SRVUSD Administration of Medication Form ), with ALL required information and sign. No physician signature required.
 
  • For those students that do not need any medications (prescription or OTC) no medical form is needed.
  • 1/31 – Honor Band Rehearsal at Campolindo HS 4-9:30 pm
  • 2/1 – Honor Band Rehearsal and Performance at Campolindo HS
    (9-3:30 rehearsal and 7:30 performance)
  • 2/3 – Wolf-Tones Instrumental Music Board Meeting in the Old Staff Lounge 7-8 PM 
  • 2/3 – Mandatory Disney Tour Chaperone Meeting @ 8pm in the Old Staff Lounge immediately following the Wolf-Tones Board Meeting.  See Marching Ensemble page for more information
  • 2/9 – Honor Jazz Audition

     

 

NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Have some great ideas for the instrumental music program?  Come to our next WolfTones meeting on 12/2 and join us!  We would love to have new folks join us and share their ideas on how we can keep making this an even better program at SRVHS!
  • Car magnets ($5) and “I’m with the Band” t-shirts ($15) are still available for purchase
  • 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, On-Line Fundraising Coordinator, or a partner to work with the Food Coordinator and Historian/Photographers.
    Detailed job descriptions can be found here: Wolf-Tones Job Descriptions

 

A ROUND OF APPLAUSE FOR

  • Thank you to all our wonderful parents that helped make the CCC Honor Band auditions go so smoothly.
    • Priya Daryani, Kathy Hanze, and Karen and Dave Wisser
  • A Huge thank you to Diana Nickelson and all the parents that helped run our 2019 Jazz Invitational!  We truly couldn’t put on an event of this size without you!
    • Kathy Hanze, Lisa Sawires, Maria Vandarakis, Susan Bray, Priya Daryani, Carol and Tim Ohara, Karen Young, Karen and Dave Wisser, Gabrielle Middleton, Stacie and Steve Romeo, and Judi Nishimori
  • Thank you to our Winter Concert parent volunteers
    • Roni Item, Nasrin Funk, Dina Lupinek, and Kristina Kelchner
  • Thanks to all our Winter Concert Silent Auction donors
    • Kathy Hanze, Jenn Cyrnak, Esin, Danville Music, Lamorinda Music, Danville Bakery, and Melo’s Pizza
  • Thank you to our Honor Band Audition helpers – our SRVHS students did a great job, and you were all key to helping make the auditions less stressful and calmer for all involved!
    • Kathy Hanze, Priya Daryani, and Karen and Dave Wisser
  • And finally a Big Thank you to Mr. Nishida and Chief for all you do to help our talented students always perform at their best!

 

We wish you all a very Happy and Healthy New Year!

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