2018 Blue Thunder Boosters Wish List

In a special meeting held Monday, January 22, 2018 the Blue Thunder Boosters passed a motion to grant approval of items on the Belvidere North High School coaches’ wish lists. With community support and generous donations, we were able to give $12,352.00 back to our programs. The wishlist is a list of items each coach felt would benefit their team, and they presented these to the directors at the meeting on January 22rd.

Following is a list of items the Blue Thunder Boosters will purchase for 2018-19.

  • Baseball – Striker Hitting Tools/Stance Mats ($872)
  • Boys & Girls Bowling – Ball Maintenance ($1,350)
  • Cheerleading – Resistance Bands ($305)
  • Boys Golf – Training Cameras ($800)
  • Girls & Boys Soccer – Goal Nets/20 Parkas for JV Team ($1,890)
  • Softball – Speaker System ($500)
  • Boys Swimming & Diving – Snorkels/Utility Bags ($1,260)
  • Boys & Girls Tennis – Ball Machine ($3,995)
  • Boys Track -Vault Pole ($580)

Also, in the beginning of the school year, the Boosters agreed to pay any athletic teams if they worked in football concessions and did not present a wish list application. The following are the teams that the Boosters owe money under this

  • Boys Cross Country: $200.00
  • Girls Cross Country: $100.00
  • Dance/Poms: $200.00
  • Football $200.00
  • Girls Swimming & Diving: $100.00

The coaches involve their athletes in community service projects as a way to give back and to thank our community for the continued support. The teams, coaches and parents also volunteer at the booster concessions and other booster fundraising events. Thank you to all our volunteers and Blue Thunder Booster Members! If you’re interested in joining please join us at our monthly meetings which are held on the fourth Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. in the Belvidere North High School’s library