JOIN BINGO ON SATURDAYS! Tiger Bingo: The Best Fundraiser in Town!
A huge thanks to Creative Recreation for sponsoring our fall Booster Club Membership Contest for student-athletes. Cross Country and Girls Tennis came away with the prize – brand new sneakers. Learn more about Creative recreation at https://www.cr8rec.com/ .
Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year! We are excited that students will be returning to campus, and optimistic that the upcoming year will be one of greater normalcy for everyone in the school community. As
students return to their routines – or establish new routines! – we are looking forward to supporting them in their extracurricular activities, whether school clubs, drama, music or athletics. The SPHS Tiger Booster club remains committed to ensuring the students of SPHS have the best experience possible, and access to as many resources as we can provide.
In 1970, the South Pasadena High School Tiger Booster Club officially formed to coordinate fundraising efforts and maximize support for all of the students at SPHS. Prior to that, parents had united to fundraise for their student’s individual school activities, but the formation of the Booster Club successfully coordinated and improved the success of these efforts. And, so this school year, we begin our sixth decade of Booster Club support to SPHS!
Booster Club raises its funds primarily through membership, Tiger Bingo, and the annual Tiger Run, and the generosity of our members and the greater South Pasadena community. We are excited about the planned return of Tiger Bingo in September, and also returning to an in-person Tiger Run with the community in December.
We hope you will support both of these efforts, while also joining SPHS Boosters as a member! Your $50 membership donation helps directly support 50 clubs and academic/athletic groups across SPHS! No matter the extracurricular activity, you can be sure SPHS Boosters provides support and opportunities for those teams and clubs to raise and manage funds.
I am thrilled to be stepping into the President role for SPHS Boosters this year and couldn’t be more excited to work alongside a fantastic team of parent volunteers and leadership from SPHS. Operated and sustained by
volunteers, the South Pasadena Tiger Booster Club is a non-profit organization that draws its members from the entire community: parents, alumni, coaches, teachers, high school staff, and local businesses.
So, please join us! https://sphsboosters.org/shop/
President, SPHS Tiger Booster Club
Nominations for the SPHS Athletic Hall of Fame are being accepted until tomorrow, Wednesday, July 14 at 5pm PST.
If you have a Tiger athlete you’d like the committee to consider, please note they must have graduated between 2007 and 2016.
Please send an email to AChan@spusd.net with the following information: details of the athlete’s achievements (sports played, leadership roles) as well as awards while in high school meriting the nomination.
Submissions must be received by tomorrow, Wednesday, July 14 at 5pm PST.
As the SPHS Tiger Booster Club looks back on its 50 years of support for the students of SPHS, no time has felt more impactful and rewarding than right now! This school year has been difficult for everyone and the ability to fundraise, in particular, has been especially challenging. But Spring has sprung! SPHS is waking up from what feels like a long nap and mobilizing for action! And the Booster Club is here to help!
Students are looking forward to their return to campus and are enjoying their favorite extra-curricular activities. Athletes are in action, the school play is taking shape in a new reimagined format, the Virtual Business and Skills USA teams are actively competing, musicians are practicing, and many other activities are kicking off. We are excited for their engagement!
SPHS Administration and Staff are working tirelessly to provide safe, enjoyable and enriching experiences for the students. They have embraced new technologies and imagined new structures for gathering and learning. We are so appreciative of their efforts!
Parents are relieved to see their students reconnecting with friends and teammates, getting out and exercising their bodies and their eyes away from screens. We share their relief!
And, through it all, the SPHS Tiger Booster Club is working to support the students so that they can have the most enjoyable experiences and achieve their own success. We are so pleased to have been able to award over $15,000 in grants to a variety of student groups and teams this year. We are excited to provide our Class of 2021 Seniors with fun commemorative items and $5000 in scholarships. And, we are laying the groundwork for Bingo to be back up and running for the next school year so that fundraising opportunities exist for all. We are filled with hope and are committed to action for our students!
Thank you for your support so far this year! It has been invaluable in our efforts to support the students. If you haven’t already, please visit our website https://sphsboosters.org/shop and help us celebrate our 50 years by joining the “$50 for 50 years” campaign, becoming a Booster Club member, and supporting your student’s activities with direct contributions. You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram. We look forward to your visit!
SPHS Booster Club President
|Greetings from the SPHS Tiger Booster Club Board –|
First and foremost, we hope you and your family are doing well during these very challenging times.
We also want to thank you for your support of the Tiger Run – 2020 marks its 23rd consecutive year and it will our 1st year running Virtually!
That’s right, this year’s Tiger Run will be what you make of it – 1K, 5K, 10K, really any distance that you’d like to walk, stroll, jog or run safely on the streets – or on your treadmill. Feeling busy and no time to train? No worries, pick your own race date between Friday, November 20th and Saturday, December 5th. Have kids? Let them be a part of the Cub Run. Invite your local and out of town friends, family, and alumni to share your Tiger Spirit and help raise much-needed funds for clubs, activities, and teams at South Pasadena High School.
The Booster Club’s primary fundraiser, Tiger Bingo, has been on hold since early March due to COVID-19 – the absence of these funds is being felt across the 50+ clubs, activities, and teams that we support. Whether it’s funding for grants and scholarships, helping the clubs and activities that are working and competing virtually or in preparation for the next sports season, now more than ever the students need our help to ensure these activities are supported.
How can you help? REGISTER NOW! Good news – you can direct $10 of your registration to the club, activity, or team of your choice! In appreciation, you’ll receive a student-designed 2020 Tiger Run T-shirt, a commemorative sticker, and the chance to win prizes from local SoPas businesses.
For more information, follow us on instagram at @sphsboosterclub.
We truly appreciate your help –
Bill Buckley + Katie Clark
SPHS Booster Club, Tiger Run
Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year! It certainly looks different than any of us ever imagined and we are all adapting to the changes that this new (hopefully very) temporary situation presents. But, in the meantime, school starts, students get back to their routines, and in their resilience, the students find ways to continue their good work through clubs, academic and other pursuits, and, being optimistic here, athletics later in the school year. It is with this optimism that the SPHS Tiger Booster Club continues its work to support the students of SPHS so that they can have the best experience possible.
In 1970, the South Pasadena High School Tiger Booster Club officially formed to coordinate fundraising efforts and maximize support for all of the students at SPHS. Prior to that, parents had united to fundraise for their student’s individual school activities, but the formation of the Booster Club successfully coordinated and improved the success of these efforts. And, so this school year, we are celebrating 50 years of Booster Club support to SPHS!
Under normal circumstances, Booster Club raises its funds primarily through membership, Tiger Bingo, and the annual Tiger Run, and the generosity of our members and the greater South Pasadena community. As you can imagine, this year is looking quite different with Tiger Bingo shut down since March (hoping to reopen in early 2021) and the Tiger Run currently “wait and see”, but will, in any event look very different. And yet, the show must go on for the students, who are still producing an amazing newspaper, creating a yearbook, competing in Virtual Business, and finding new ways to give and thrive through the over 50 clubs and other academic/athletic groups at SPHS!
And so, we are reimagining our fundraising this year and kicking off our “$50 for 50 Years” campaign to help us through this time and allow us to continue to support our amazing students in all of their extra-curricular endeavors. We hope you will support this campaign! We also hope you will join the Booster club! Operated and sustained by volunteers, the South Pasadena Tiger Booster Club is a non-profit organization that draws its members from the entire community: parents, alumni, coaches, teachers, high school staff, and local businesses. So, please join us! https://sphsboosters.org/shop/
President, SPHS Tiger Booster Club