Boosters Association

 

The Bell School Booster Association is a parent organization estabished to support the Bell School of Irish Dance and its dance families in the following ways:

 

  • Promote Irish culture and school unity by:

    • organizing social events such as the St. Patrick's Day Parade After Party and Family Ceili Night.  

    • Producing the  Bell Mini Feis, which helps to intrdoduce newer families with an interest in competitive Irish dancing to the format and flow of an Irish dance competition, which is called a Feis (pronounced: FESH)  

  • Support the Bell School by:  

    • Assisting with the planning and coordination of major schoolwide functions, such as the annual Showcase and the St. Patrick's Day Parade

    • Coordinating the acquisition and/or production of the school costume (jumpers,dresses, wigs, headbands, tiaras, ties, socks, etc.) and Bell School apparel (sweatshirts, warmups, tote bags, etc.)

    • Organizing used merchandise sales that facilitate the purchase and resale of costumes and school apparel

  • Financially assist the Bell School and its students by:

    • Subsidizing teacher's travel expenses incurred in attending national and international competitions

    • If necessary, subsidizing the bi-annual dance workshops taught by an overseas guest teacher

    • Financing improvements to the studio to provide a more comfortable  environment for dancers and their families

  • Foster communication with and between Bell School staff and families by:

    • Providing a conduit for parents of dancers to express ideas and concerns

    • Coordinating parent volunteers to serve as "class leaders", who have an important role in organizing major school functions such as the showcase and parade

    • Provide updates on Booster related items via the school's monthly memo and/or email

 

 

 

Boosters Officers

 

Julie Bradley

President 

 

Stephanie Myler

Vice President

 

Meagan Loewy

Secretary

 

Heidi DiNucci

Treasurer

 

Eileen Fitzgerald

Showcase Committee Chair

 

Laura O'Rorke

Costume Committee Chair

 

Julie Bradley

School Apparel Committee Chair

Class Leader Coordinator

 

Nora Best

Special Events Coordinators

Melissa Stack

St. Patrick's Day Parade Chair