FFCC Info & Weekly Music Notes: Feb 11-15

Jazz MPA and Solo and Ensemble

We had a very successful week at Jazz MPA and solo ensemble.  The Jazz Ensemble 1 received straight superiors (for the 7th year in a row) and Jazz Ensemble 2 received an overall excellent with many superior markings from the judges. 

Solo and ensemble was also a great success with 60 students receiving medals for their solo or their ensembles performances!

Weekly Music Schedule:

Tuesday: 3:00-4:30 Wind Ensemble

Thursday 3:00-4:30 Symphonic Band

Guard Schedule- See regular schedule

 

FFCC Competition on March 2nd

This is our last fundraiser of the year.  This is one of our required fundraisers for the year. 

 

What is this FFCC event?

Each year we have hosted a color competition here at University HS.  This year we have 47 different high school attending our event.  Each team comes and performs for a rating and ranking which is announced twice during the show.  Each team is scheduled to perform at a certain time. 

This is one of the required fundraisers.

 

Parent and Student Jobs

There are multiple jobs for this event, but all jobs can be grouped into the following categorized:

  • Food prep

  • Food Sales

  • Ticket sales/guard check in

  • Show flow and logistics

This is an all-day event on campus but, each parent shift and student shift are only 4-5 hours. 

How many parents do we need for this event?

60!!!  We need at least 60 parents for this event.  There are many jobs to choose from.  Some require minimum physical exertion to constantly moving.  Please read the job descriptions below. 

 

Parents Signup Here:

https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=UnivHSTitanRegB&v=4502856

Mrs. Beth Eaton oversees parent volunteers. 

 

Students signup

Students signup in the band room.

Mr. Martin oversees student volunteers.

 

Potluck!

Each year we do a put luck for the directors and the staff that come to visit our school.  It is one of the most important things that keeps them coming back to our school each year!  We are asking each family to do one dish/item for the pot luck.  The list is very specific as to what you are to make.  This give us a variety of items for the visitors to choose from.  Please stick to the menu.  You can signup for a dish here:

https://www.charmsoffice.com/charms/volunteerR.asp?s=UnivHSTitanRegB&v=4649266

Mrs. Christina Stephenson oversees the potluck! 

 

 

FFCC Job Descriptions

 

All parent jobs include chaperoning and monitoring student behavior that are working with you.  Please make sure students are on task and not impeding the flow of events.  All jobs over lap!  Please do not leave your post until you have trained and supervised your replacement doing your job extremely well.

All volunteers (parents and students) will check-in at the guard check-in table.

Parents Jobs

Setup- 

The morning setup crew will setup:

  • Guard Check-in Table and Tent

  • Tent and chairs in the Student Parking Lot

  • Tent and chairs in the Back-Parking Lot

  • Put out parking lot signs

  • Concessions and Cafeteria

  • Prepare Band room for body warmup

  • Prepare Auditorium for Equipment Warmup

  • Prepare Hospitality Room

  • Prepare Judges Room

  • Remove Bars from hallways that the guard will use

  • Check signs and re-tape any signs that have fallen.

  • Assist with anything else that needs to be done.

Concessions

Parents will run and handle all parts of concessions.  Students are not allowed to handle money.

  • Assign students to work specific parts of concessions.

  • Clean and organize products.

  • Keep watch of inventory.

  • Communicate with the parents running the grill about product and product needs.

  • Do not open all products.  Products can be returned that are not used.

    • Ex: A case of unopen Coke will be returned)

  • Keep the area clean and free of mess.

  • Do not allow students to eat in this area.

  • Clean as you go.

Guard Check-in

Parents will oversee checking in all guards as they come on campus.  This is one of the most important jobs that we have.

  • Be extremely nice and pleasant.  You will help set the tone for all performers and staff members for our show.  Some instructors will be stressed out but be pleasant with them, PLEASE!!!!

  • Place wrist bands on all members of staff and team.

  • Check-in all student and parent volunteers.

Hospitality Room

  • Clean and organize food for the instructors.

  • Monitor food levels in dishes.  Replace or throw away items that look old.

  • Remove items that have been out for more than 4 hours.

  • Fill soda coolers from concessions.

  • Check off dishes that have been brought.

  • Contact people to come pickup their dishes when they are done being used.

    • You will get contact sheet.

  • Clean and organize the judges room after their lunch and dinner breaks.

Grill Cook Master

  • Cook Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and fries.

  • Keep all uncooked food in cooler.

  • Monitor levels of cook food.

  • All uncooked product will be stored in the Gym concession stand.

  • Take tickets for burgers and hot dogs.

  • Keep your work space clean.

  • Avoid cross contamination with cooked and uncooked products.

Security Spectator

This is another extremely important job.  You must be paying attention all the time.

  • Parent security will guard the main entrances to the gym.

  • You will check all people entering the gym.

  • Paying Spectators sit in the front.

  • Performers must sit on the back side of the gym.

  • Do not allow any food or drinks in the gym.

  • You will refuse entry to all people without a wrist band or has food or drink.

  • Open the door between performances.

  • Close doors when announcements begin for the next event. 

  • Make sure all people entering the gym raise their arm to show wrist band.

Nurse

  • Provide First-Aid to any students that need it.

  • You will be in the bio-medical science room.

Ticket Sales

  • Sale tickets in the ticket booth!

Extra Parent

  • You will be sent to help at any area that we need you.  Most likely you will be used at Security and Concessions.

 

Student Jobs

Setup- 

The morning setup crew will setup:

  • Guard Check-in Table and Tent

  • Tent and chairs in the Student Parking Lot

  • Tent and chairs in the Back-Parking Lot

  • Put out parking lot signs

  • Concessions and Cafeteria

  • Prepare Band room for body warmup

  • Prepare Auditorium for Equipment Warmup

  • Prepare Hospitality Room

  • Prepare Judges Room

  • Remove Bars from hallways that the guard will use.

  • Check signs and re-tape any signs that have fallen.

  • Assist with anything else that needs to be done.

  • Listen to parents.

Guard Check-in

  • Be extremely nice and pleasant.  You will help set the tone for all performers and staff members for our show.

  • Place wrist bands on all members of staff and team.

  • Check-in all student and parent volunteers.

  • Listen to parents.

Concessions

Parents will run and handle all parts of concessions.  Students are not allowed to handle money.

  • Students will be assigned to work specific parts of concessions.

  • Clean and organize products.

  • Communicate with the parents running the grill about product and product needs.

  • Do not open all products.  Products can be returned that are not used.

    • Ex: A case of unopen Coke will be returned)

  • Keep the area clean and free of mess.

  • Do not eat in this area.

  • Clean as you go.

  • Listen to parents.

Security Holding

  • This entrance is located at the back of the gym by the First Aid Station.  This is where guards will enter.

  • You will check all people entering the gym for wrist bands including performers

  • This is not an entrance for spectators.

  • You will refuse entry to all people without a wrist band or has food or drink.

  • Open the door between performances.

  • Close doors when announcements begin for the next event. 

 

Security Guard Exit

  • This entrance is located at the back of the gym by the parking lot.  This is where guards will exit.

  • You will check all people entering the gym for wrist bands including performers

  • This is not an entrance for spectators.

  • You will refuse entry to all people without a wrist band or has food or drink.

  • All other people must enter through the main entrance.

  • Open the door between performances.

  • Close doors when announcements begin for the next event. 

 

Parking-Spectator

  • This parking area is located behind the school.

  • You will be placed at the entrance of the parking lot. 

  • You will answer any question people have.

  • Make sure that performers park in the student parking lot.

  • Send performers back to the other parking lot. (student lot)

Parking- Performer

  • This parking area is located in the student parking lot.

  • You will be placed at the entrance of the parking lot. 

  • You will answer any question people have.

  • Make sure that only performers park in this lot.

  • Send paying spectators to the other parking lot.

Warm-up Body

  • There will be a sheet that explains everything you have to do.

Equipment Warm-Up

  • There will be a sheet that explains everything you have to do. 

Floater

  • You will be placed in an area that we need you.

  • Most likely you will assist with concessions.

 

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University High School Titan Regiment

1000 West Rhode Island Avenue, Orange City, Florida, 32763

David Martin, Director of Bands

386-968-0013 ext. 46298

dcmarti1@volusia.k12.fl.us