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Music Parents Organization (MPO)

 

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Visit our Summer Band page for a schedule and other info.
 
"Music Parents Organization" consists of anyone with a student involved in the music program at Lakeside. Whether it's Freshman Chorus, Cantate Choir, Warrior Band, Swing Choir, A Cappella Choir, Jazz or Pep Band, there are opportunities for you to serve and get involved.

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2020-2021 MPO semi-annual meetings

The Music Parents have two formal meetings per year to report on upcoming schedules, look at the financial situation, and plan upcoming events. (First is held at end of August; second is in Jan-Feb.) Special meetings are held as needed.
 

8/26/2020 MPO Semi-Annual Mtg 6:30 pm
1/31/2021 MPO Semi-Annual Mtg 3:15 (after Pops Concert)
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Music Parents are currently organized by these volunteers:

MPO Officers 2020-21

President: Brian Neumann
    brianfn35@gmail.com  414-534-4220
 
Vice-president: Ron Preskar
    preskarfamily@charter.net  920-382-2356
 
Treasurer: Kelly Schauer
    schauer1210@gmail.com | 414-801-4120
 
Secretary: Sara Kasper
    skasper4@hotmail.com | 920-728-4227
 
At-Large members:
 
Software Support: Kyra Lostetter
 
Student Fundraising Coordinator: VACANT
   Interim fundraiser co-chairs: Sara Kasper & Laura Loppnow. Please email LLHSMPO@gmail.com with fundraising questions. Enter "fundraising" in the subject line.
 
Uniforms Coordinator: Laura Loppnow
     loppnowlj@gmail.com | 920-925-3051
 
Activities/Promotions Coordinator: VACANT
 
 

 

MPO Fundraisers 2020-2021

These are Warrior musicians' opportunities to save for band and choir trips. We appreciate all the faithful support from friends and family. Info for the next school year will appear as soon as it's available.

Fall 2020 Fundraising info
Start August 26
Ends Sept 18 
Pick-up items for delivery on October 10
 
Spring 2020 Fundraising info
Start Jan 27
Ends Feb 19
Pick-up items for delivery on March 13
 
(Keep your supper plans before the Easter Concert open on March 31, 2021...MPO is planning a dinner and bake sale!)
 
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Enjoy shopping while supporting your favorite music student. When ordering, please include student's name in the additional address field. Thank you for your support! For your convenience, orders will be directly shipped to you.
 
Volunteering/Registering for parades and trips: MPO now uses:
 
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We need your help!
 
Once at the link, tap on "volunteers" along the top and it will ask you to choose an event to help with. You do not need to log in to volunteer. Thank you!
 
Volunteers are needed to make LLHS music events successful. Check the sign up for current opportunities (concerts, meals, Fine Arts Fest Friday set up, Saturday "day of" needs and Sunday clean-up, band camp and more). 
 
 
Warrior Band Trip Chaperone Requirements/Policy
Considering serving as a trip chaperone? Here are a few things that the Lakeside Lutheran High School Music Parents Organization (MPO) requires of all trip chaperones.
 
A trip chaperone needs to:
  • have a child in the band (If a parent is not able to chaperone, an adult close relative, i.e. grandparent, may fill in. This would need to be approved by the MPO Executive Board.)
  • be a positive, Christian role model for our teens
  • conduct him/herself in a Christian manner
  • complete and clear a criminal background check
  • serve as a parade chaperone for at least one of the local parades
  • volunteer for at least one shift during Band Camp (overnight is recommended but not required if work dictates this as not possible)
  • be able to get off of work for the entirety of the band trip (Calgary 2020 is June 28-July 11)
  • to be present the night before trip departure to help pack truck
  • be present at pre-trip chaperone meetings as scheduled
  • be chosen by Mr. Pufahl and other members of the MPO Executive Board
  • be willing to serve in multiple capacities on the trip (uniforms, kitchen help, packing truck, etc.)
  • have a physical completed and WI DOT form filled out and both on file at Lakeside (if driving the van with students)

MPO Handbook

The following link will open the Music Parents Handbook. There you will find more information on the the organization, how you can assist, and more details about opportunities to make a difference in the lives of Lakeside Lutheran students by helping them have rewarding, fun, meaningful Christian experiences with God's gift of music!

Constitution

At the MPO special meeting on April 16, 2014, it was approved to update the constitution as was written and published.