Message from your 2017 SPES Gala Chairwomen

We have one question for you, SPES Parents ... ARE YOU READY TO ROCK? That’s right, we are sailing right into next year’s Gala planning process and have already selected our theme. So pull out your favorite concert tee, or even your wigs and guitars (if you’re so inclined), and get “READY TO ROCK” at the 2017 SPES Gala!

We want to put a few “notes” in your ears before the end of the school year while everyone’s creative juices are still flowing from the amazing SPES Lip Sync Battle and Gala that went down last month. ThE 2017 SPES Gala will celebrate all forms of music while raising money for SPES. The night will be filled with glitz, glam and all things rock and roll.

First, the SPES Lip Sync Battle will be returning next year with even more fury than before. Start thinking about your acts and getting your groups together over the summer.

· We will call for participants in the Fall this year in order to give the teams adequate time to prepare. We are also hoping to double the number of performances; so don’t be shy!

· We will be offering choreographers to each team if you do not have your own; so don’t let the fear of an idea or the right dance moves scare you away. Also, if anyone has a performance background and wants to volunteer as a choreographer for one of our teams, please let us know!

· We would welcome a grandparent team, and I know we have a huge talent pool there! Pass the word to them as well.

Secondly - we have been blessed to have headline sponsors for the past two years. If you or your company is interested in becoming the headline sponsor for the entire gala, the SPES Lip Sync Challenge sponsor or sponsor for any specific area of interest associated with the Spring Gala, please contact one of us (chair women contact information below).

Third, for those of you who are wondering how to get more involved in this fun event, we will need volunteers for the following:

* Lip Sync Choreographers - parents or other people you know who may be willing to volunteer their services/time to help with our acts.

*Committee members for multiple committees such as decorations, solicitations, online auction, games, crawfish boil, grade-level projects, faculty favors

*Auction items - please let us know if you have something unique you’d like to suggest or if you have a connection to a great auction item (no idea is a bad idea)

Please contact either of us if you would like to be a part of the backstage action!

Thanks again for every big and little thing each of you does for your children and for our school every day. We pray that your summer is relaxing, safe, and free from emails.


Your 2017 SPES Gala Chair Women

Jessica Berthelot ( (337)-852-5265)

Tory Greig ( (337)-298-7009)