The La Paz Instrumental Music Program is one of the top intermediate school programs in southern California. The program consistently receives the highest marks possible at local music festivals in Orchestra, Concert Band and Jazz Band. In order to maintain this high level of music proficiency, it is imperative that the programs have strong parent support. Due to continuing cutbacks in the education budget, there is a need to collect a booster donation of $200 to cover the cost of materials and coaches. These coaches provide a consistently high level of personal instruction that one person alone just cannot provide.
If your student is using a school instrument, the recommended donation is $200 per year; you have the option of paying $20 per month. This can save you over 50% from renting from an outside source.
The 2017-2018 Booster Donation is per student, not per class, even when the student participates in more than one ensemble. All other fees are as described in the Group Descriptions and Activities section of the student handbook.
In summary, the Booster Donation and other fundraising efforts support the following costs that are not paid by the school district:
- Music coaches
- Instrument purchase and maintenance
- Sheet music
- Uniforms / t-shirts
- Transportation to regional music festivals
- Festival and performance fees
Payments can now be made via PayPal by clicking the link below. If you need to break your payments into more manageable amounts chose one of our monthly payment plans. We also take checks! If a family simply cannot afford this amount, contribute another amount if you can.
Thank you for your understanding and continued support of the La Paz Intermediate Music Program!
Communities for cause
La Paz Music Boosters is officially registered on the Communities for Cause app!
What does this mean? Communities for Cause (CFC) is an app that can be downloaded on your iPhone or Android smartphone. It is one of the easiest ways to earn free money for our music program, and all you have to do is take a pictures of the itemized receipts you get from participating vendors that you frequent already!
Just to give you an idea of how truly awesome this is, La Paz Music Boosters earned over $600 in two months! Not only that, but we won the “Zap the App” additional award of $1,000 in October 2012 for the most transactions registered. We only had about 40 people actually inputting their receipts at that time. Imagine what we could do if all of us smartphone users (and our friends and family) were to get involved!
How do you sign up and participate? It is super easy! We have included a link to the Communities for Cause website below.
Also, if you are a vendor who would like to register your company with CFC, check out their website at Communities for Cause Merchants.