Goodwill Donation Drive! April 14, 1:00-3:00 pm

Finish your spring cleaning and bring your no longer needed items to Saguaro on Saturday, April 14th, between 1:00 and 3:00 pm. Saguaro Band Boosters will earn money for every pound donated. Donate your no longer used clothes, small furniture and appliance items, electronics, dishware, glasses, etc. You can view a complete list of permissible items here.

Portillos Fundraiser – Tuesday, March 6

Eat at Portillo’s and 20% of your bill will be donated to the Saguaro Band. This fundraiser is taking place on Tuesday, March 6, from 3-9 pm at the Portillo’s located at 10574 N 90th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Download and bring this Portillo’s Flyer, or just tell them you are there for the Saguaro Band Boosters Fundraiser!


2018 Jazz and Chocolate Donations

Jazz and Chocolate is coming on March 24-25th and it is our biggest band fundraiser for the year–not just for jazz band, but for ALL bands! The Band Boosters are already busy preparing. During the event we hold a silent auction of donated items. We would love for you to use the attached donation request letter to reach out to your contacts and favorite places of business to ask for a donation for our event. A receipt is also attached, to thank the donor and allow them to claim their donation for tax purposes. Both items have our charity tax ID number listed at the bottom of the letterhead. Many retailers and restaurants are willing to donate if you give them ample time, so please. don’t wait!

Jazz and Chocolate Donation Request 2018

Jazz and Chocolate Donation Receipt 2018

Food Handler Cards

The Band Boosters will be running the concessions for Freshman, Junior Varsity, and Varsity football games. We need volunteers to help with simple food prep and sales during the games.

In order to help with concessions, volunteers need a current food handler’s permit. The permits can be obtained after taking a short (less than an hour) course online and passing an online quiz. The cost is less than $15.

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You can use any ANSI accredited site.  A list of these sites is available here:

Please consider getting your permit to help out!

Request for Excused Absence

For ALL SHS BANDS: When you are going to miss a rehearsal or performance (besides the normal class hour), the form you need to complete can now be found on the Downloads page.  To receive an excused absence, your request is due 2 weeks before the date of the rehearsal or performance.  If you know of any conflicts already, please submit these forms now.