Booster Club Meeting – December 4, 2017

Susan Fraser opened the meeting at 7:05pm. 

Meeting Attendees:

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

President's Report

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. 

Team Reports

JV Cheer

Meet Results:

 62.87 GBN

 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

 

Varsity Wrestling

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

JV Wrestling

Record To Date:   1 Win, 2 Losses

JV:    Vs. Argo       Loss 18-39

          Vs. St. Pats  Win   48-30

           @ Deerfield  Loss 30-42

Upcoming Events:

Vs. Highland Park    12/08/17  Friday 

@ Niles North Invite 12/09/12  Saturday

Level:  Freshman

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

Upcoming Events:

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

 UPCOMING EVENTS:

 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

5-1

Boys Freshman B - 3-3

Freshman

Girls Varsity

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

4-1

Freshman B Girls Basketball

4-1, girls are having fun

Varsity Cheer

Midwest Cheer Fest – placed 7 out of 12 teams, girls felt it was a strong start to the season.

Girls Bowling

Thank you for the new balls donated by Booster Club.

Boys Bowling

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

1-0

Girls Freshman Gymnastics

1-0

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