Frequently Asked Questions
Question: What does it take to become a member?
Answer: Come to a meeting. The cost to join is $1 and that covers you for the entire year ending December 31st.
Question: What benefits do I get if I become a member?
Answer: You get to vote on where our dollars are spent. You also help shape our organization. You also get to use some of the equipment when it is available such as the slushy machine. You just need to be the one running it and furnish your own materials.
Question: Where and when are meetings?
Answer: Meeting are held at the High School in room 401. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Question: How do I get on the agenda to request support?
Answer: Send an email to the Sports Boosters President or Secretary. You’ll want to include your name, what sport you are representing, what you are requesting and the amount of support being requested. Once the email is received, we’ll make sure it gets on the agenda. If you don’t have time to send an email, then just come to the meeting. We’ll make sure you get on the agenda. We do require all requests to be made in person, else they are table for the following meeting. Coaches – The AD (Bobby Sager) has requested you first make the request to the AD Department as dollars may be available within their budget to cover the expense.
Question: Each year the Sports Boosters purchases a full-page ad for the yearbook. In return, the yearbook organization gives the Sports Boosters a copy. What is done with that years copy of the School Year Book?
Answer: It was agreed that moving forward the Year Book will be given away at the Dinner Dance to be included with the CHS Package.
Question: Who should pick up and open booster mail?
Answer: Only the treasurer or secretary should open booster mail. While under normal circumstances it will be the treasurer or secretary that picks up the mail, it is understood that any booster member could be asked to pick up the mail; however, should deliver it as soon as possible to the treasurer or secretary unopened.
Question: Can a person who pays their dollar to become a member, make a motion during their first meeting?
Answer: A new member cannot make a motion on the day they join; however is more than welcome to make a motion the second meeting after they initially join. This only holds true for new members, not for renewing members.
Question: Who sets the menu and item selling price for the food concessions?
Answer: Each year, the Concession Director(s) along with at least 1 additional booster members will work together to recommend adjusting the menu and pricing. They will present to the boosters to receive formal approval to move forward. It is up to the Concession Director if they want to try something new. No need to make a motion if they are just testing out a new product to sell; however, once they are ready to make it a permanent item on the agenda, they should present to the boosters for formal approval.
Question: What expenses will boosters cover when an individual or a team qualifies for state competition?
Answer: We will put and ad in the paper congratulating the individual or team that qualified for state competition. We will also furnish Gatorade and/or Water based on need. Will “will not” cover expenses associated with hotel, travel and meal expense.