A primary purpose of the LGHS Music Boosters is to raise funds for the Music Department. This page answers some frequently asked questions about Boosters fundraising.
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We run two basic sorts of fundraisers: for General Funds, and for individual Student Accounts. General Fund fundraisers include Claws for a Cause and Winesong. These fundraisers aim to raise a block of money that is used for general or specific Music Booster purposes. They do not benefit any specific student, but rather the program as a whole. Student Account fundraisers include our annual Christmas tree pickup, chocolate sales, and the SAP Shark Tank fundraisers. In these events, funds are raised by individual students and/or their families. A portion of the funds raised goes to the student's own account, and can be used for approved music education activities. The chocolate sale fundraiser, for example, benefits the student's account 100%. The Christmas Tree Pickup proceeds also go entirely to Student Accounts, with a small hold-back that covers the Music Boosters' expense in administering the fundraiser.
Music education--and only in very specific cases. The Student Accounts are basically a means for students to earn money to offset the Shared Costs of the music programs, to pay for Winter Guard and Winter Percussion, and to pay for specific music trips, such as to Anaheim.