How do I join the BMPA?
You don’t have to do a thing to join the BMPA. Full voting membership is AUTOMATICALLY GRANTED to the parents or legal guardians of any student in the Beavercreek High School Music Department. Non-voting membership may be extended to any person supporting the goals of the BMPA.
Are there dues?
Does the BMPA sponsor “fundraisers”?
Yes. Proceeds from fundraisers support some of the expenses of the Music Department. The primary source of funds comes from the sale of concessions at outdoor and indoor BHS sporting events, and special events of the Marching Band & Color Guard, Friends Show Choir, and Beaverettes Dance Team. Funds are also obtained from Citrus Fruit Sales the first weekend in December and members' continuous participation in the Kroger Neighborhood Rewards Program.
How successful are the BMPA-sponsored fundraisers, and how are the profits distributed?
BMPA-sponsored fundraisers traditionally have been very successful. Concession net profits and the Kroger Neighborhood Rewards Program are distributed according to the number of students enrolled in the Instrumental Music and Color Guard, Choral Music, and Dance Team programs in October of each year. All net profits from the Citrus Fruit Sale are distributed to each program according to the amount sold by the participating students from that program.
When and where does the BMPA meet?
Monthly meetings are usually held on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Band Room. BMPA meetings usually last 30-45 minutes and are followed by Instrumental Music and Color Guard, Choral Music, and Beaverettes Dance Team individual meetings.
How can I help?
The BMPA uses parent/guardian volunteers to staff concessions, help with the Citrus Fruit Sales and fill vacancies for worker openings at events.
You can volunteer to help one of the individual groups within BMPA.
You may choose to run for one of the BMPA Officer positions (President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, or Treasurer).
Whatever your talents or interests, BMPA has a place for you!
How can I get more information?
Please contact any BMPA Executive Board member for more information.