We are updating the Bi-Laws ... this copy is for review and will need to be voted on at the April meeting.

Band Parent Mailing Address

Austintown Band Parents

PO Box 4460

Austintown, Ohio 44515

Band Parent Membership

Stephanie Dilts is the membership chairperson. She will accept your applications ($5)and ensure you have the coveted "red band parent" shirts ($10)/ Sweatshirts ($15). Remember you must be a registered band parent member to: work concessions, chaperone, work the 50/50 raffle or any other band parent volunteer opportunity.

Fundraising Chairs

Band Night Ads - Louise Malizia

Handel's Pint Cards - Jill Wolfe

Rada Knives - Joy Clapp

Sausage - Fall - Andy Balog

Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough (yes! Its back!) - Louise Malizia

Fruit Sale - Vanessa Dillion

Sausage Spring - Andy Balog

Candy - Donna Lynch

Our Volunteers - Thank you  :)

Head Chaperone - Vicky Balog

Videographer - Lenny Swecker

Uniform - Holly Lackusky

Line Mom - Joy Clapp

Membership- Stephanie Dilts

50/50 - Andy Yantes

Publicity - Scott Williams

Historian -

Veteran's Day - Brad Gessner, Laura Everhart, Lisa Calabrette

Spaghetti Dinner -

Student Account Issues?

Please contact Jill Wolfe cell:  330-531-2554 leave a voice mail or text.... she is a working mom.  Thank you.

Band Parent Chaperone - NEW

Any parent wishing to chaperone for the band for the upcoming school year will need to have a background check completed as soon as they can. These checks can take up to a month to process and we will need them on file before band nights start(end August). Any questions please contact Julie Nochta (330)717-1754 or Vicky Balog (330) 799-4739. Thank you for volunteering your help is always appreciated! Please click here for a list of sites performing the background checks.

Grab your Phone:

Students & parents  grab your phones and follow the steps below to sign up for your Marching Band text messages

Text the number(330) 787-0381

With the message       @b640

(you must type the @)

This is the first step.  Then Mr. O'Connor - when he can- will text you back asking you for your name (verification process). Then you will be all set to receive text messages!  Cool!

Band Parent Meeting Schedule

March 25, 2014 - 7pm

April 22, 2014 - 7pm

At Austintown Fitch High School Band Room


Help Wanted:

For the 2013-2014 School year we need help:
* Nurses for home and away games.
* Always training drivers for our Instrument Truck (for away games and events).  Must have a CDL.
* DADS! We are experiencing a shortage due to graduation.
* Fundraising chair people

Uniform Issues

Please contact Holly Lacusky at cell:  330.720.7497 or email: angelshl@aol.com

2013-2014 Band Parent Board

President - Julie Notchta

Financial VP - Brad Gessner

Activities VP - Vanessa Dillon

Secretary - Lisa Scannell

Financial Sect'y - Jill Wolfe

Treasurer - Kathy Kaminsky

Trustees -  Jim Henline, Andy Balog, Lisa Hunter, Lenny Swecker

Band Parent Minutes

Student Forms

Student Band Member Information Update Form. This form must be filled out and returned YEARLY to keep our rosters updated. Please note that this year all of our information will be posted on the web site.  Emails are needed to inform you when changes are made online.  Please make sure you update your email address with us to "keep in step"  with the band!

Student Field Trip Medical Form.  Students must have this form on file before participating in any parade, band night, football game, BAND TRIP etc...  This needs to be updated YEARLY.  Thank you.