Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • What are some of the key dates associated with the Andover High School volleyball program?
    Fundraising and Volunteer work is ongoing. Watch the “Volunteer Sign-Up” page for volunteering opportunities.

    The official season begins in mid-August and, more often than not, ends with a trip to the state tournament in November. The banquet is typically in mid-November.

    Andover Spring training and Summer camp events are held in June and July respectively. Individual training can be acquired year round through various JO programs listed on the North Country Region Link, or, through various athletic training organizations such as Velocity. Visit the “Useful Links” page for more information.

  • What is the 30 Hour Initiative?
    The 30 Hour Initiative is a program that fosters team building and helps support the program via fundraisers. Each player, and her respective family/friends, are encouraged to donate 30 hours of time toward the program.

    Time is awarded through any of the activities associated with the program such as attendance at Booster Club Meetings or working at any of the various fundraisers or concession stands.

    The players are responsible to both sign in at events to log hours, and, verify that the hours posted on the web site’s “30 Hour Initiative” page are accurate.

  • What forms must be completed to compete?
    All forms required by the MSHSL and Andover High School are located on a link located in the “Player registration Requirements” page.
  • How do I know if there is a special event or game date?
    Game dates are located in the “Rosters and Schedules” page. The links are sorted by the specific team.
    Special events are located in two places. The “Andover Volleyball Home” page has a .PDF file of the events calendar located under the News and Information section. The “Events Calendar” page also lists each event by date.
  • Who makes up the Booster Club?
    You do!

    Parents and friends of the Andover Volleyball program are encouraged to help us support and cheer on the Huskies. Meetings are usually held at Majestic Oaks during the first week of the month – watch our blog and event calendar for exact dates each month.

    At the September or October Booster meeting four executive positions are voted on for the next school year – those positions are President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

    The Booster Club’s purpose is to maintain the success of the Andover volleyball program by facilitating fundraising events benefiting the program.
    What are the Booster Club’s Responsibilities?
    – Player/Parent Communication
    – Budgeting Expenses and Revenues
    – Fundraising, Fundraising and Fundraising

  • Who do we thank for the picture slideshows?
    Assistant Principal, Bob Bursaw manages to take extraodinary photographs of most sporting events for Andover High School – even the toughest shots of a volleyball match! His photographic works can be viewed athttp://members.fotki.com/huskiephoto/about       Parent Scott Turner has also added his talents. His album can be seen at http://public.fotki.com/turner-family/2010-state-day-3-ea/
  • What scholarships are awarded by the Booster Club?
    Currently the Booster Club awards two $500 scholarships to Seniors planning on attending college.

    An additional two $500 scholarships are awarded to alumni currently attending college classes.

    Application forms are located in the “Scholarship” page. The annual completion of the 30 Hour Initiative weighs heavily on the awarding of the scholarships.

  • Are my donations to the Andover Booster Club tax deductible?
    Yes! The Andover Volleyball Booster club, thanks to Dean Husfeldt, has secured a Federal 501 status allowing anyone who donates goods or services to the volleyball program the opportunity to claim their donation as a tax deduction.
  • Who should I contact if there are additional questions?
    Feel free to contact any of the Booster Club executives if you have further questions. Email addresses are located on the “Booster Club” page.
  • How do I make a donation to AHS volleyball through Thrivent Financial?
    See the link on our Home Page to the Thrivent donation opportunity.

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