I. Purpose and Philosophy a. The primary purpose of the Boster Club is to provide support to the students participating in athletic activities at Shallowater High School and Middle School. b. We believe all students, parents and community benefit from participation in athletic activities and that it is important to the success of SHS. c. Distribution and the use of funds will be determined by a majority vote of the Booster Club Executive Committee. d. It is the purpose of the Club to supplement funding of extra needs of athletic activities, not to replace appropriated funding in the school budget. e. We believe that members of all athletic programs need to assist in fund raising events during the school year.
II. Guidelines for Allocation of Funds by the Club a. Impact the most students possible? b. Are for durable, reusable goods/equipment? c. Are items being used by/for students? d. Other special circumstances will be considered
III. Procedure for Requesting and Approving Funds a. The Coach completes the Coaches Funding Request form, which outlines the purpose and amount of the request. b. The Coach submits the request form to the Athletic Director. c. The Athletic Director will review the request and make a recommendation to the Booster Club Executive Committee at a general meeting f. The Executive Committee will then notify the Coach as well as the Athletic Director of the Booster Club’s decision. g. The Booster Club will issue a check to the vendor for the approved amount.
Why We Do What We Do
We understand that high school athletes gain a lifetime of benefits from self-confidence to the ability to work in teams and so much more. The student athletes are not the only ones who reap benefits. A high school athletics program brings the school together, adds excitement, and some may even argue that athletics can even help keep students focused on their future. We want to be a part of that. We want to support our students and help them build amazing futures.