Colgan CFPA Booster News

Fall 2018

Happy Fall!

Dear Colgan High School CFPA Families,


It is hard to believe that we have completed the first quarter of the 2018-2019 school year!


The CFPA Boosters hosted the First CFPA Family Picnic on August 25, 2018. This was a huge success thanks to the coordination of Rebecca Shields, Events Coordinator, and her team of volunteers! We had a great turn out of students and families. The collaboration of all the CFPA concentrations was terrific! The activities, food, and fellowship was a great way to kickoff the 2018-2019 school year! Thank you to the Colgan administration, staff, and teachers, the CFPA families that provided donations, and the CFPA families that volunteered their time to help set up and clean up. THANK YOU!


The CFPA is busy with fundraising! We are selling the 2018 White House Ornament for $25 and we have new spirit gear available on our online store. Be sure to check it out!


We are in need of a Fundraising Coordinator! If you are interested or know someone who is, please email or send a Facebook message to let us know you are interested. The CFPA Boosters work together help with all fundraising activities. We are in NEED of someone to be the coordinator.


Not a CFPA Boosters member?

If you are interested in becoming a member, please complete the CFPA Booster Membership Form and mail the form and check to (The membership form can be downloaded by clicking on the link under Membership Form section in the newsletter):

Colgan CFPA Booster Club

Attn: Membership Coordinator

13833 Dumfries Road

Manassas, VA 20112


Do you know a business that is interested in becoming a CFPA business sponsor? Please share the CFPA Booster Business Sponsorship Form and mail the form and check to:

Colgan CFPA Booster Club

Attn: Fundraising Coordinator

13833 Dumfries Road

Manassas, VA 20112


Thank you for your time, dedication, and support!

Sincerely,

Anaid Mikesh

CFPA Booster President

2018-2019 Colgan CFPA Booster Membership Form

2018-2019 Colgan CFPA Booster Business Sponsorship Form

CFPA Booster Business Sponsor

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CFPA Fundraising Activities

The CFPA Boosters are busy this school year working to raise funds to support the CFPA Student Council Banquet, CFPA Student Olympics, the CFPA Scholarship Fund, CFPA field trips, the CFPA Graduation Certificates and Stoles, and other CFPA activities and events.


The CFPA Boosters are selling the 2018 White House Ornament for $25 at all CFPA events and during the CFPA Member meetings. Be sure to get yours. Supplies are limited!


We have also have new spirit gear on sale! We have the online store available to purchase the latest spirit wear. Please place your order by Monday, November 26, 2018. Expected delivery date will be the week of December 10, 2018. Orders will be available for pick up during lunch periods and CFPA Member meetings. The lunch periods dates TBD. We will let you know soon.

White House Ornament Fundraiser

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CFPA Spirit Gear

All Spirit Gear Orders Due by Monday, November 26, 2018!

CFPA Membership - Amy Jo Rotante

We are 100 members strong and growing! We are super excited and hoping to draw more families to join the group. Please complete a membership form if you are interested in being a part of the CFPA Boosters.

CFPA Scholarship - Drew Koelsch

Hello everyone. As we get ready to turn the calendar to 2019…I can’t believe it either…our thoughts turn to the holidays and perhaps New Year’s resolutions. If you are a senior however, or the parent of a senior, you are most likely pre-occupied with college applications, job applications or maybe scholarship essays.


So while your hovering over those various forms, give a little thought about what the CFPA has meant to you during your time at Colgan because the CFPA Booster will once again be recognizing two seniors for our Outstanding Senior Scholarship. The committee is hard at work putting the final touches on the application and we plan to release it to students on February 11, 2019.


Last years awardees, Xavier Smith and Clarence Brown, continue to make us proud at VCU and Hampton University. We could not think of a better way to recognize their hard work and contributions to the Arts than awarding them scholarships. Now it’s your turn. The CFPA Boosters looks forward to awarding two $500 scholarships this year. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask at the next general Booster Meeting on 14 November.

Vision and Mission

VISION

The vision of the CFPA Booster is to be a collaborative community that advocates for unity, support and opportunities for CFPA students.


MISSION

The mission of the CFPA Booster is to financially and logistically support - in a balanced and inclusive fashion - all CFPA concentrations, and the students who participate in them, in accordance with the Prince William County Schools’ policies and procedures.

Objectives

The objectives of the CFPA Booster:

1. create and nurture connections across all CFPA concentrations

2. increase engagement in CFPA program events and activities by forming strong community and business partnerships

3. advocate for financial support for students enrolled in the CFPA program

4. provide scholarship and/or opportunities for students enrolled in the CFPA program pursuing a future in the fine and performing arts or other post-secondary plans.

Colgan CFPA Booster Bylaws

Colgan CFPA Booster Meeting Dates

The Colgan CFPA Booster Executive Board meets at 5:30 p.m. in room 1201 at Colgan High School or another available location and as needed. Our 2018-2019 meeting dates are scheduled for:


  • July 11, 2018
  • August 15, 2018
  • September 19, 2018
  • October 17, 2018
  • November 14, 2018
  • December 19, 2018
  • January 16, 2019
  • Febraury 20, 2019
  • March 20, 2019
  • April 24, 2019
  • May 15, 2019
  • June 19, 2019



The Colgan CFPA Booster General Membership meets at 6:30 p.m. in room 1201 at Colgan High School.

Our 2018-2019 meeting dates are scheduled for:


  • September 19. 2018
  • October 17, 2018
  • November 14, 2018
  • December 19, 2018
  • January 16, 2019
  • February 20, 2019
  • April 24, 2019
  • May 15, 2019- Voting and Elections

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