The Vandegrift Band is a student-led organization supported by the Vandegrift HIgh School Band Booster Club. Because your child is in band you ARE a member of the VHS Band Booster Club.   It takes the untiring support from our Booster Club Parents, YOU,  for the band to attain its highest potential.  YOU are a big part of their success! How can you help?

LISD Volunteer Registration/Renewal is required EVERY YEAR before you can volunteer.  Click Here to start.

After you have registered or renewed your LISD volunteer form please review the volunteer areas below and sign up.

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VOLUNTEERS for FOOTBALL GAMES, EVENTS & CONTESTS:   We need both Chaperones and Pit Vipers for every football game and contest, we only need Chaperones for events.  Chaperones assist the students at all times escorting to and from the stadium, bathroom breaks,help with plumes for the hats/Shakos and more.  Pit Vipers help get the band equipment on and off the field for performances and may also help load and unload the band trailer or box trucks.  In order to volunteer for a contest,  you must have volunteered for at least one football game. Football Games   Events     Contests

HOSPITALITY:  A team of dedicated parents ensure all band members, staff, chaperones and Pit Vipers are fed before each game / contest AND support other activities throughout the year. (Ex: Staff Appreciation Luncheon, March-A-Thon Event, etc…) Sign Up Here   Teacher Appreciation Breakfast is Aug. 19th, 2016 sign up here Sign Up Here

UNIFORMS:  We make sure the band looks its best during marching and concert season.  All marching uniform elastics are installed and repaired by this team as well as hems in dresses and pants during concert season.  Each uniform is pressed and or steamed prior to the start of each season. Contact uniforms@vhsband.com if you would like help in this area.

PHOTOGRAPHERS & VIDEOGRAPHERS:   We take photos and videos of the band in all aspects of their year, the football games, events, shows, concerts and fundraisers.  It takes a group of photographers to help us ensure we have captured memorable moments, so if you are handy with your camera and love taking photos or videoing please let us know of your interest.  We don’t assign dates or times slots until we meet and determine which events / games each can take. Its a fun group of people and the kids love to see you. Sign Up Here

MULCH VOLUNTEERS: Click the button below to see all the different mulch delivery day volunteer positions.Mulch Volunteers

COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE DESSERT & VOLUNTEERS: Click the button below to help bring a dessert or help set up or clean up the treats being served after the community performance in the cafeteria at VHS. Community Performance Desserts

BAND AID:  There is Band Aid set up next to the marching field during summer band camp and school rehearsals.  Sometimes kids have issues during rehearsal, like dehydration, didn’t eat a healthy breakfast or ate foods that cause nausea or they scraped a knee that need tending to so we need responsible adults to assist.  You do not need to have a medical background to volunteer.  Summer Band Aid     School Band Aid

SPIRIT WEAR:  Help sell VHS Band spirit wear, jewelry, hats, visors, bags during Football Games and at Registration in August and other times during the year. Duties also include setting up and tearing down the booster clubs booth at Football Games. Come be a smiling face helping spread the Viper spirit.  Sign Up Here

MARCH-A-THON:   Saturday, August 13, 2016 starting at 7:30am and ending around 12:30pm – the Vandegrift High School Marching Band will set out and march Steiner Ranch neighborhoods for 4+ hours, providing music and entertainment as well as providing customized lawn concerts for those who donate $150 or more to the Band & Vision Dance Company. Marchathon

FUNDRAISING:  A group of parents who go out and help us find corporate sponsors and help at our Fundraising events. This is our second biggest need for parents, we hold many different fundraising events throughout the year and it takes many people to make the events happen.  Items like helping find sponsors, to finding Silent Auction items, or help host a meeting house for Passbook Blitz.  Check out the “Fundraising” page, over the course of the year we will have different fundraisers with different volunteer needs.  Please go to those pages to sign up or email fundraising@vhsband.com if interested in helping.

FESTIVAL OF BANDS:  Every year we help out in different ways at the Festival of Bands. Festival of the Bands is put on by LISD and is a great way to see many of the bands shows in a venue that supports bands.  IT’S AMAZING!!!    Festival of Bands

TMEA Region Orchestra: This year we are hosting the TMEA Region Orchestra auditions. As hosts we will need volunteers to help monitor rooms.  We need volunteers over 2 days – Nov 12 & 14.  Please consider signing up for this wonderful volunteer opportunity.  TMEA Region Orchestra