KBA Notes 3-7-2017


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Board Meeting – March 7, 2017

President Debra Solberg called the meeting to order at 7:07pm.

BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT:  Debra Solberg, Eric & Kristen Moquin, Wendy Wells, Jill Henze, Jeanette Cook, Lorraine Haywood, Ann Partridge, Wendy Porter, Deb Betts, Martha Hahn, Kevin Wade, David Gresens


  • Approval of February minutes:  Kristen moved to approve the December minutes and Lorraine seconded. Motion passed.
  • Eagle Scout Presentation:  Zach Moquin

-        Planning to restore the FFA Smoker for his Eagle Scout Project

-        Budget will be around $700 – very preliminary; number could change.  There is money in the Pit Pop budget for these repairs that were going to be done anyway.

-        Jill moved that we allow up to $700 to be spent for Zach’s Eagle Project.  Ann seconded.  Motion passed.

  • Last Year’s Eagle Project: Mitchell Wells presented a plan for his Eagle Project, which was approved last April – a cabinet for the percussion stands.  The project was delayed and he has resumed work on it.  He will come again to the next meeting to present his project again.

·       Slate of officers for 2017-2018
-    Biggest urgency we need to fill is someone for football programs.  Discussion followed about possible people to contact
·       Balances: Checking - $88,584.60 PayPal - $1,100.00, CD - $21,000 (approximate)
·       CDs are coming up for renewal.  Kristen moved that we keep them as is – Jill seconded.
·       Our Lowes tax exempt status has been verified.
·       Colorguard will be doing a Fuddruckers fundraiser in April and May
·       Budget items were discussed.
·       Date for Chaperone/Trip Meeting – set for April 18th at 7:00pm.  Will be combined with board meeting to vote in the new 2017-2018 board.
·       Colorguard has moved up to the big class in competition.  They received 3rd place at the latest competition.  Next show is this Saturday at KFHS.
·       Budget – we need to be careful not to NOT spend our surpluses.  He would like to move some money to cover some miscellaneous percussion purchases needed for the band.  Jill moved that we use the remainder of the percussion budget and then move the remainder from the miscellaneous budget line.  Kristen seconded.


  • Activities: Banquet – May 12th.

-        Still in need of a photo booth.  We have a DJ.  Food provided by Italian Café.  Catering will be $9 per person (includes 4 servers – so we will need volunteers to help serving).

·       Publicity: Baby pictures for banquet    
-        Need to get in contact with Somer Padilla.   
  • Trip Coordinators:  Kristen & Eric Moquin

-        We have 20 volunteers and a couple of back-ups

-        We have lifeguards arranged – same as last year

-        Mr. Gresens and Kristen will work on finalizing the schedule.


Jeanette moved to adjourn the meeting, Jill seconded. Meeting was adjourned at 8:17pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Wendy Wells

Secretary, KBA

Next board meeting will be on Tuesday, April 18th at 7:00pm in the band hall.  


2017 Flag Program Registration

Do you want to receive an American Flag for patriotic holidays?
The holidays covered are listed below:

  • Memorial Day - May 29th, 2017
  • Independence Day - July 4th, 2017
  • Labor Day - September 4th, 2017
  • Patriot Day - September 11th, 2017
  • Veterans Day - November 11th, 2017
  • Presidents Day - February 19th, 2018

Now is the time to enroll. 
It’s easy! 

Simply click the link below to the registration form and fill out the form below and mail it with a check to the address listed. A sleeve will be placed in your yard near the street and a marker will be placed on the curb to make it easy for us to find it. You will then have a beautiful flag flying for most national patriotic holidays. Thank you for your support of the Klein Band, and for showing your pride in our great country.

To sign up or renew your existing subscription, complete and return the form below with your check for $40.00 per flag. Please note price change. Make checks payable to “KH Band” Please pass this information along to all of your friends who currently live in the Klein High School attendance zone.

Mail in your completed form with your check, and you will start receiving a flag on Memorial Day. 



2016 Open House

Our Fall 2016 Open House is scheduled for Saturday July 30th in the Band Hall. 

All students and parents should attend.

Times are as follows:

  • 9:00am Seniors
  • 10: 00am Juniors
  • 11:00am Sophomores
  • 12:00pm Freshmen

Attendance is required at Open House for each student and at least one parent. 

At Open House, you will complete important documents, purchase supplies and pay band dues.

A packet with all documentation will be available for you at Open House. 

Save time at the Open House by printing out and completing the forms before you attend.

See you on August 1st!



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