Westmont High School Sentinels Booster Club
December 14, 2011
Members Present: Cortney Anderson Rob Burns Janet Flint Blake Frodin
Keith Johnson Mary Johnson Beth O’Malley Frank Prado
Dennis Renner Sue Terlak John Thurm Kathy Thurm
AGENDA ITEM TOPIC OF DISCUSSION ACTION
Call to Order The meeting was called to order at 7:06 p.m. by Mary Johnson.
President’s Report John Chorney is not in attendance tonight. Thank you for coming to
(John Chorney) tonight’s meeting.
Secretary’s Report Motion to approve November 9,
(Janet Flint) 2011 meeting Minutes
1st Cortney Anderson
2nd Beth O’Malley
Treasurer’s Report As expected, not too much income in November. December has Motion to approve December
(Cortney Anderson) already brought in $2,000 from membership, spirit wear, and Treasurer’s report
concessions. 1st Frank Prado
November concession expenditure of $949 was mainly to fund cash 2nd Beth O’Malley
boxes for winter sports. Motion passes
We paid for a Sportswear order in November.
We paid $1,500 for advertising artwork for scoreboards. That amount
will be passed on to the vendors.
We have not received bills for wish list items. Some have not come in,
and Dennis will check on others.
Final payment on the scoreboard has not yet been made. Waiting for
response from Kim Anderson regarding status.
Chamber of Commerce has received the $5,000 sponsorship check
from the Village and will be forwarding same on to us.
We are earning 55% on our expenses for concession stands, which is
similar to last year.
Athletic Director’s A recommendation has been made to the School Board for the Varsity 2012 Football Schedule:
Report baseball coach. The decision should be done at next Board meeting. 8/24/12 – Away at Herscher
(Dennis Renner) A committee of three baseball athletes asked the prospective coaches 8/31/12 – Home vs. Plano (201
five questions. These boys did a very good job of asking thoughtful Night)
questions. 9/7/12 – Home vs. Wilmington
The I8 Conference banner in gym has a spelling error. It will be fixed. (Alumni Appreciation)
The 45-second shooting contest and other shot contest seem to be 9/14/12 – Away at Seneca
picking up momentum. The contests are done at both girls’ and boys’ 9/21/12 – Home vs. Reed-Custer
games. (Wildcat Night)
Football schedule for next year has been completed. We have five 9/28/12 – Away at Dwight
home games. 10/5/12 – Home vs. Lisle
PA system speakers need to be evaluated and possibly replaced. (Homecoming)
Nothing new to report on IHSA TV. 10/12/12 – Away at Coal City
School team banners will be moved over Christmas break to home side 10/19/12 – Home vs. Peotone
by weight room. (Senior Night)
Dennis is meeting with Mike Mayoris and Pete Trojan concerning the
regional and sectional banners. Each section of bleachers in gym
It was brought to our attention that it is difficult to know which side of will be marked with “Home” or
the bleachers to sit on for games. “Visitor.”
Hall of Fame nomination form has been put on website. One
nomination has come back.
Freshman wrestling coach was hired.
Freshman baseball coach will be interviewed.
Sue Zapinski has been recommended and approved as the new
Varsity Softball coach.
IHSA free or reduced lunch athletes can accept reduced fee for sport if
the Booster Club were to offer.
Senior action shots need to be in by next week to be put up over
Membership We have 106 members.
(Melissa LoGiurato) Letterhead and envelopes have been received and an ample supply is
in concession stand.
Fundraising Unfortunately, Absolutely Delicious has not gotten back in contact with DATE CHANGE - Spaghetti
Sue Terlak regarding a fundraiser night. Vincitori could be a possibility. Dinner is Friday, February 3,
A good time to do the fundraiser would be January. 2012.
Spaghetti Dinner date has been changed. We will have the Spaghetti-
eating contest again. Volunteers are needed to help in all areas.
Concession Stands Attendance at boys’ games has been low, so that has affected sales in
(Beth O’Malley) concession stand.
Trying to order the correct amount of pizzas for games so we don’t
have a lot left over.
Band Parent Organization has been given a bill for items used for Craft
Half-Time Promotions Split-the-Pot not doing too good.
(Kim Heller) For shooting contest at girls’ games, Mr. Renner picks someone from
the stands. At the boys’ games, we sell tickets.
Senior Parent Night Nothing to report. Winter Senior Parent Night is
(Liz Meneses) February 15, 2012
Senior Banquet In Mr. Carr’s newsletter, it was mentioned the need for pictures.
(Theresa Host Barry Remember that we can get photos from yearbook staff.
and Blake Frodin)
Sports Apparel We sold another letterman jacket, for a total of 3 sold: 1 girl, and 2
(Liz Meneses) boys. Stadium chairs have been ordered. We sold $500 at Craft Fair.
Cross Country girls post-season sportswear ordered and hopefully will
be delivered before Christmas break.
Scholarship Frank Prado and Keith Johnson put together a Word document for all
present to review and discuss. This would be a blind application. The
Booster President would be the person to accept the applications and
assign number to each application. Essay – need something specific
to write about. Five Booster members will be on committee reading the
essays and decide the winners. Lower GPA requirement from 3.0.
Frank and Keith will make changes to the application, and we will vote
on it at January meeting.
Volunteers 8th Grade Parent Night is
Wednesday, February 8, 2012.
Voting Items Nothing voted on.
Old Business Nothing to report.
New Business Nothing to report.
Next Meeting Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.
Adjournment Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m. Motion to adjourn
1st Blake Frodin
2nd Cortney Anderson