|The J.E.B. Stuart band performs in a competition in 2011.|
When J.E.B. Stuart High School students come to your door asking for donations for the school’s music programs on “Tag Day,” Sept. 8, please be generous.
The school’s award-winning bands, chorus, and orchestra perform throughout the year at home football games, competitions, concerts, and other community events.
Because the Fairfax County Public Schools budget doesn’t cover all the expenses for these activities, the music programs have to raise funds directly from the community. Once a year, on what is known as Tag Day, student volunteers go door to door in an effort to reach every home within the Stuart attendance area.
Your tax-deductible donation to the Stuart Band Boosters, a nonprofit organization, will help support uniforms, instruments, other equipment, special music, first-rate guest instructors, and transportation to events and competitions. One hundred percent of the money collected goes to the Music Department.
If you live in an apartment or condominium (where the Band Boosters cannot send student teams) or are not home on Tag Day, please mail your donation to: J.E.B. Stuart High School Band Boosters Inc., P.O. Box 1640, Falls Church, Va. 22041. Checks should be made payable to “JEB Stuart High School Band Boosters Inc.
If your check has your name and address on it, and you donate $25 or more, you will receive a receipt for your records.