Booster Club Meeting – December 4, 2017
Susan Fraser opened the meeting at 7:05pm.
Susan Fraser, Tiffany Sybert, Eileen Clarke, Jennifer Kieffer, Anna Amen, John Fraser, Kari Knebelkamp, James Williams, Tere Neuhausel, Suzanne Kahn, Annette Shaaban, Tiffany Kosla, Susan Zera, Spencer Klein, Heidi Ulrich, David McMillin, Indra Williams
January 8 is the next booster meeting
March 1 is the Winter Sports Awards
Booster Bash is March 3 at Pinstripes, $50/ticket, fun raffle items, save the date!
Susan told the reps that she has packets with the rep information and thanked the reps for volunteering.
Susan told reps to send photos to Mark Spencer, the Publicity Rep, for posting to the Booster Club Facebook page.
Treasurer’s Report – everything looks good, received membership funds collected by the District.
Membership Report – encourage winter team membership participation, the Club is close to 700 members. Remind people that there is a now a charge for girls’ basketball games, that would be covered with a booster club membership.
Spartanwear Report – looking for a volunteer in 2018 to handle online Spartanwear orders. Selling Spartanwear during lunch on the 14th and on the 15th during the basketball game.
Yard Sign Report – Dave is caught up on orders, has a 100 sign heads ready for the next batch.
65.94 Plainfield S.
83.51 Lemont HS.
Placed third @ Midwest Cheerfest Large Jr. Varsity 12/3/17
Creative opening and Jumps received high marks
RECORD TO DATE:
1WIN, 2 LOSSES,and a Loss @ GBN Quad Meet
Varsity: Vs. Argo Win 51-19
Vs. St. Pats Loss 31-39
@Deerfield Loss 6-68
Glenbrook North Quad 12/02/17 Saturday
Loss GBN 9, GBN 30, GBN 17- Conant 69, Notre Dame 45, Addison Trail 65
Upcoming Events: Vs. Highland Park 12/08/17
Prospect Invite 12/09/17
Record To Date: 1 Win, 2 Losses
JV: Vs. Argo Loss 18-39
Vs. St. Pats Win 48-30
@ Deerfield Loss 30-42
Vs. Highland Park 12/08/17 Friday
@ Niles North Invite 12/09/12 Saturday
Record to Date: 2 Wins, 1 Loss
Freshman: Vs. Argo 11/21/17 Win 60-20
Vs. St. Pats 11/22/17 Win 48-44
@ Deerfield 12/01/17 Loss 30-41
Vs. GBN North Quad 12/02/17 Win GBN 66 GBN 50- Metea Valley 6, RSB 26
Vs. Highland Park 12/08/17
@ Deerfield Invite
Boys Swimming – All Levels
Lost by only 7 points to last year’s state champ, Lyons Township.
Boys Varsity Medley relay swam the 2nd fastest are on track to set the record by season’s end
Hosted the 1st team pizza/pasta party on 12/1 (after Lyons meet)
12/8 come out and cheer. It’s GBN vs GBS at home!! It’s going be packed and loud. All these swimmers know each other from clubs GA and GTAC. 12/9 GBN Sprint Classic 12/16 Art Van Aman Frosh Invite 12/19 open practice for parents and pasta party (cafeteria) 1/9 open practice for parents and pasta party (cafeteria) 1/26 Senior Night, pasta party (teacher’s cafeteria) 2/7 Pre-Conference Dinner
Holiday Break – Varsity double practices, JV & F/S singles, many parents hosting meals for swimmers
Boys Varsity Basketball
Won the Glenbrook North-St. Patrick’s Tournament Brian Johnson won MVP of the tournament
First regular season home game is Thursday
Boys JV Basketball
2-3, first party is on December 14th. Suzanne Kahn orders Jimmy John’s for the boys and delivers to the school before the games.
Boys Freshman A Basketball
Boys Freshman B - 3-3
Won the Waukegan Thanksgiving tournament, team doing well, looks like will be a fun season.
Girls JV Basketball
5-0, won Lake Forest Thanksgiving Tournament
Freshman A Girls Basketball
Freshman B Girls Basketball
4-1, girls are having fun
Midwest Cheer Fest – placed 7 out of 12 teams, girls felt it was a strong start to the season.
Thank you for the new balls donated by Booster Club.
Large numbers, had to cut 6 boys. Hosting a tournament this weekend. Placed 5th out of 24 in Vernon Hills, Varsity is 10-1, JV 7-0.
School record set by a bowler!
GBN is hosting the Conference tournament.
Varsity Girls Gymnastics
Posted a high score for the first meet.
Hosting a large Invite on Friday in the main gym.
Girls JV Gymnastics
Girls Freshman Gymnastics
Athletic Director's Report
Good numbers for winter sports tryouts. One of the goals of the department is to increase participation in all sports. Two sport athlete number has increased slightly for both boys and girls teams. GBN is busy hosting winter sports events.
Spirit app has been implemented. Students receive points for attending sports events and other school activities. Students accumulate points for small prizes.
Summer construction update, tennis courts will be taken down and rebuilt. Back gyms are being remodeled, middle wall is being removed which will result in flexible use. Gyms may not be ready for start of school.
Glenbrook North Hall of Fame is being created to recognize athletes, coaches, administrators, and teams. The first group of inductees will be announced in January.
Department asking coaches to reduce Wish List items because of tennis court and gym renovation costs.
District news, the bell schedule and final timing is being discussed again.
Susan Fraser adjourned the meeting at 7:50 pm