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Car Wash Cancelled due to rain Sept 8

Car Wash cancelled September 8 due to rain.

CVCPSA meeting is Thursday at 7 in the chorus room. Please attend or stay tuned here for further updates


THANK YOU and welcome to our 2018-19 officers


A heartfelt thank you to our CVCPSA officers for this year

  • Kelly Wieland

  • Wendy Czap

  • Taryn Briggs

A Special Note from Mrs. Kipp, Chorus Director

We’ve gotten off to a great start! This doc is to make you aware of the many activities that your chorus students may get involved in and how you can help!

There are lots of activities planned this year. JOIN CVCPA! We Meet once a month on the 2nd Thursday from 7-8 pm. (Chorus room) Help plan activities! Students are encouraged to come and have a voice in the decisions made

This year we have 3 officers and 1 regular member in CVCPA. With the spring trip-year it is essential that we have more officers and regular members that come and help. We can’t do it without you!

Please read through these dates and make them part of your family calendar. At the bottom of this page is a place for you to sign up for activities you’d like to help with.

Our first meeting / Chorus kick-off is on September 13 from 7-8 pm. We will be discussing information regarding the spring trip. Andys chocolate (fund raiser will be available at this meeting. Each box costs $30 with half that money going into your student’s personal account.)

*SEPTEMBER 8TH Car wash at Marathon Gas station on Rte., 50 across from Walgreens. Time 9-3 with 2-hour shifts. (Need parents to be with the students- 1 or 2-hour shifts)

*OCTOBER 8TH Homecoming Carnival from 3-6:30. (Half hour shifts) (Need parents to watch over and help out, if needed. Also need help with tear down.)

*Preparation on Wednesday, September 26th from 3:15-4:15. (Includes posters, setting up games, making treat bags, practicing henna “tattoos.”) NO PARENTS NEEDED.

*OCTOBER 20th Bonfire at Scott Park Fire circle on from 6-8 pm. (Games, best costume contest, food). (Parents and siblings needed. This is a fun evening for all)

*Veteran’s Day performance November 12th (?) in school.

*December 4th Winter Concert, Tuesday, at 7 pm. Call at 6 pm. (Parents needed to sell back stage messages.)

*Dress rehearsal Monday, December 3rd from 6-8 pm.

*Performance at local nursing home and courthouse December TBA. (Parents needed to chaperone.)

*JANUARY 29th and 30th Sound Waves” recitals (5:30-9 PM) (Parents needed to organize treats, punch and manage entrance fees.)

*MARCH 13-16th Spring Trip (Guess where?) (Need parents to chaperone- officers get a discount!)

*MARCH 30TH Bunny Breakfast Saturday from 8:30-12:45. (All hand on deck- we’ve got lots children to play with and feed…parents, too!) This pays for the student’s spring banquet!

*MARCH 29th Set Up Friday, from 6:30-7:30 (Parents needed)

*APRIL 11th Spring concert and Senior recognition 7 pm. Call @ 6:15 (Parents needed to sell back stage messages.)

*April 8th (Monday) from 6-8 pm. Dress Rehearsal

*APRIL 26th Banquet / Dinner Dance / Karaoke at Crowne Plaza Restaurant from 6-8:45 pm. ALL parents are invited! 1 PARENT NEEDED to purchase balloons and door prizes)

Graduation TBA Rehearsal and Pizza party TBA

Chorus Boosters – Adult Volunteer Form


If you can help the chorus boosters please email your information to OR

OR come to the CVCPSA Kickoff meeting September 13, 2018 at 7pm in the high school chorus room

OR copy / print the following and send it in to Mrs. Kipp with your student. THANK YOU!



Adult Volunteer Form

My name is _______________________. My phone is ___________________. My e-mail is ________________. (You can e-mail your answers or sign up at the chorus kick-off.)

I can help! I’d like to sign up for………

—–An officer We can discuss how your unique abilities / experiences can help the CV chorus!

___ I can run a fund raiser! (We can help set you get prepared.)

—–*SEPTEMBER 8TH Car wash from _____to_____ (Hours are between 9 and 3)

—–*OCTOBER 8TH Homecoming Carnival from ____to______ (Hours are from 3-6:30.)

___*OCTOBER 20th Bonfire at Scott Park Fire circle from ____to _____(Hours are from 6:00-8:00)

___DECEMBER 4th Winter concert from ________to_______ (Hours are from 5:30-9:30.


___ *JANUARY 29th Sound Waves Recital from _____to_______ (Hours are from 5:30-9:00)

___ *JANUARY 30th Sound Waves Recital from _____to_______ (Hours are from 5:30-9:00)

____*MARCH 13-16th Spring Trip (Would you like to be considered to be a chaperone on a great trip with awesome young people?)

___*MARCH 30TH Bunny Breakfast from ___to ____ (Time needed is 8:30-12:45. Set up, flip pancakes, organize students to give good service to our customers. Help clean up.)

____*MARCH 29th Bunny Breakfast Set Up Friday from _____to _____ Time needed is 6:30-7:30.)

____APRIL 11th Spring concert and senior recognition from ______to _____ (Hours are from 5:30-9:00)

___*APRIL 26th Banquet / Dinner Dance / Karaoke from 5:40-6. (Need a parent or 2 to decorate and set up / purchase door prizes.)

Welcome to the 2018-19 school year! Kickoff Meeting / We need you!

Hello everyone!

We hope you had a great summer and are ready for a busy but fun year with the Chartiers Valley Chorus Parent Student Association (CVCPSA or chorus boosters for short)

We need YOU to help us make it an enjoyable and successful year. If you can help please contact Mrs. Kipp at  Helping hands are ALWAYS welcome!


Meetings are the second Thursday of each month in the high school chorus room at 7pm.

Meeting minutes will be posted here on the website each month as well.

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Our first fundraiser is the Car Wash is September 8 from 9am to 3pm. Students please see Mrs. Kipp to sign up for 2 hour shifts. Parents….we need you all day. Please lend us all the help you can! If you can help at all please contact Mrs. Kipp at

Please make plans to attend the CVCPSA Fall Kickoff meeting on Septemtember 13 at 7pm in the high school chorus room. There are lots of ways to help, and we need all of you. You can volunteer at that time, or email your information to either Mrs. Kipp at or the boosters here at

Stay tuned for more details.


Due to unexpected cancellations, we NEED your help!!

The Chorus needs two parent/guardian chaperones for the trip to IUP tomorrow

The only cost is $10 for  lunch

Meet at chorus room 8 to 8:15

There will be a walking tour of IUP, and watching choral groups perform from 12:30 to 5pm

The evening will be at Dave & Busters from approximately 6:30 to 8

Return to the school around 9 pm


Any help is much appreciated! Please contact Mrs. Kipp asap at if you can help!

Minutes CVCPSA Meeting April 12, 2018

The CVCPSA met Thursday April 12 at 7 pm in the HS chorus room

3 Students, 2 Adults and 3 officers and Mrs. Kipp were in attendence.

Completed activities

  • High School Concert was completed. Concessions revenue totals are pending. All chocolate and candies to be sold or used by the end of the year to avoid spoilage over the summer.
  • Senior recognition bracelets and shirts have been paid
  • Gofundme campaign ended with $0 donations. The account was closed.

Ongoing Activities

  • Mrs. Kipp is coordinating with the school administration to determin if donut and candy sales will be permitted next year
  • chocolate sales continue. Proceeds may be used toward IUP trip May 1st. Chocolate is $30 per box

Upcoming Activities

  • Spring Banquet is April 27th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel beginning at 6:15, food served at 6:30 and student pick up promptly at 9:00 – 9:15. 
  • Student tickets are $25 each OR 2 hours worked at Bunny Breakfast. Family tickets $24. Parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Please RSVP asap and make checks payable to CVCPA
  • May 1st day trip to IUP ajudication will cost $80 per student. Please direct account questions to  Payment is DUE APRIL 20 Checks
  • Bus and chaperone arrangements have been completed for the IUP trip. Trip will include Dave & Busters after IUP activities. Seats are still available as of April 12. If interested please see Mrs. Kipp
  • Middle School Concert May 17 in the auditorium
  • Last chorus day for Seniors May 25

Any Parents or Guardians interested in volunteering with the CVCPSA for the 2018-2019 school year please contact Mrs. Kipp at

This was the last CVCPSA meeting for 2017-18.

Our deepest thanks to Mrs. Kipp and all the CVCPSA volunteers

Chorus Boosters Meeting Thursday April 12 at 7pm in the chorus room

Regular monthly meeting of the CVCPSA will be Thursday 4-12-18 at 7 pm in the High School Chorus room.

We will be finalizing plans for  the Spring Recognition Banquet. PLEASE if you can help or have any interest in helping next year, please plan to attend. We need you to help us make 2018-19 as wonderful as 1017-18 has been.

Parents are invited and encouraged to attend the Banquet which will be April 27 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Fort Couch Road in Bethel Park. Social Time begins at 6:15 with food served at 6:30. The evening ends promptly at 9pm. If you are not attending (but we hope you do!) please pick up your student on time.

Tickets are subsidized for students who worked 2 hours at the Bunny Breakfast.

For family members, tickets are $24 each

Please return RSVP form and CHECK (made out to CVCPA) to Mrs. Kipp as soon as possible.

See you at the meeting!

Excellent Spring Concert!

Please visit our NEW Instagram page to see snapshots from chorus night

Please stay tuned for Trip and other announcements as the year winds down. IUP trip and middle school concert are coming in may

Next CVCPSA meeting is April 12 at 7 pm in the chorus room. If you are interested in volunteering with the CVCPSA please attend or contact Mrs. Kipp at




Chorus Boosters meeting Thur. Mar. 15 at 7pm in the chorus room

The CVCPSA meeting will be March 15 at 7pm in the chorus room. Mrs. Kipp may be a few minutes late due to the “Celebrate CV” event at the Middle School. Parking will be tight for the same reason. Overflow parking with a shuttle will be available at the primary school.

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