Announcing the
Niles North Athletic Booster Club's
2016-2017
 Contribution to Niles North Athletics 


Whether you were a
Booster Club member or volunteer, 

attended our
Booster Bingo & Silent Auction last April,

were a corporate sponsor,

or supported our concessions,

WE THANK YOU.  

Thanks to your generous support, 
the NNABC is happy to announce
our year-end gift to Niles North athletics 
in the amount of...
$30,357
Here's how the funds will be distributed :
#1. Equipment for newly formed
    Girls Badminton Team

$4,000  will be donated to help fund equipment for the new girls badminton  team.


#2. Team Shelter Covers
      for  our Vikings and 
      Opponents
 


$3,652  will be used to purchase two shelter covers to help athletes and coaches stay warm and dry during inclement weather. 

Will benefit football,  boys & girls soccer, and boys & girls track. 
#3. Tennis Ball Machine 

$2,300 will be donated to the  tennis program to purchase a ball machine that will allow players to work on reaction skills and get accurate game shots.


#4. Shoot-A-Way
    Girls and Boys
    Basketball
    Machine
 
$2,000 will be donated to the
basketball program for a shooting machine.  This machine known as  "The Gun" can fire up to 1800 shots per hour and has an optional computerized scoreboard that counts and displays makes, total shots and shooting percentage.
#5. Niles North  
    Back Drop 

$2,000 will be used to purchase a new  backdrop for photo opps. The current backdrop is wearing thin and needs to be replaced.




#6. 4-customized volleyball pole safety pads 

$1,200  will be donated to the  volleyball program to purchase 4 safety pads  customized with the 
Niles North logo. 


#7. Bow Net Setting System

$850 will be donated to the  volleyball program to purchase a new bow net setting system. 




#8. Volleyball Training Aide 

$700  will be donated to the  volleyball program to purchase an  adjustable target that collects balls for more efficient use in drills. It's multiple adjustments make it ideal for refining the skills of passing, serving, spiking and setting.

to all the volleyball coaches for putting together a table of 10 at Bingo!  We appreciate your support!
#9. Athletic Entrance Hallway Pictures

$550  will be used for professional quality pictures of our athletes in action and of our All Conference award recipients, state finalists, etc., to be displayed in the athletic entrance hallway. 
Will benefit all students.
#10. School Spirit/Hallway Beautification Project

$2,500  will be used toward replacing old picture frames and purchasing trophy cases or other necessities for the purpose of bringing  school spirit and pride to our athletic entrance hallway.

Will benefit all students.
11. Jazz Shoes and Tights

$500 will be donated to the Vikettes Dance Team for items that are outside of the team's budget.  



#12. 
Girls Play Sports Program (GPS)

$3,000 
will be used to sponsor this new program at NNHS.  

GPS is a non-profit organization dedicated to building leadership skills and confidence in young girls through their exposure to and participation in a wide variety of sports at a young age. Our current female athletes would serve as mentors to young girls from the community who join the program.  The program would practice two sports per month, four months per year. Practices will be held at Niles North on Sunday nights from 4-6 pm so as not to interfere with other activities. Our athletes will receive service learning hours for their time and participation. 

Will benefit young girls in our community as well as our female high school athletes who will have an amazing opportunity to give back to the community and to inspire young female athletes.
#13. Professional 
        Development for  
        Coaches -   $2,500

The Booster Club is dedicated to supporting our coaches on and off the field/court.  Whether its an inspirational book or a collaborative conference, professional development is key to continuing success.
#14. 
Hurdles for Track & Field

$2,500
will be donated to the
track and field program purchase new competition hurdles.  

#15. Stretch Cords for Swimming

$355  will be donated to the swim program for the purchase of 6 stretch cords which are a versatile tool to use for developing strength and technique in the water and facilitate an entire swim workout if a pool is not readily available, or to use for a race warm-up when not allowed in the water before an event. 

#16. Shells for Track & Field

$600 will be donated to the  track  and field program for the purchase of 6 cases of shells.


#17. New Uniforms for
        Wrestling

$500  will be donated to the wrestling team to purchase new compression uniforms for incoming freshmen interested in wrestling. 
#18. Video Stabilizer

$150 will be donated to the football program to purchase a video stabilizer .
#19. New Uniform
        Tops for the
        Bowling Team

$500 will be donated to the  Bowling Team for the purchase of new uniform tops.



The following programs either did not have needs at this time, or their needs will be considered first next year.
        • baseball                        
        • softball                                 
        • bass fishing                  
        • cheer
        • cross country
        • golf
        • gymnastics
TOTAL YEAR-END GIFT TO NNHS
$30,357
But that's not all..  
We also donated during the school year 
in the following ways:
Scholarships to 6 outstanding senior athletes 
$2,000

50/50 revenue sharing with teams who worked concessions
$6,847

P.E. Leaders Program
$1,000

Dan Horyn Spirit Grant - Dance Team
$500

Donations to various Cancer organizations 
on behalf of girls basketball, baseball and track & field  
$1,900 

Annual Coaches' Luncheon
$50 (decorations)
(lunch donated by Olive Garden)
Total 2016-17 
Benefits to NNHS:
$42,654

Two of the most important ways you can help us this coming school year is:

1.   Join the 2017-18 Booster Club.  
          By mail or in person:   Membership Form  
      Online:  D219 Webstore
      
Joining the NNABC is not just for families of current students-
 it's for the entire Niles North community.

2.   Support our Booster Bingo & Silent Auction
      on April 21, 2018.

Please visit our website for information about membership, Bingo, scholarships, 
contributions to NNHS and much more!

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We want to hear from you!  Please send us your comments or suggestions at admin@nnabc.org.