JANUARY 4, 2019

Hello Friends and Families of the ConVal Music Department,

It’s Rockin’ Time! The ConVal Music Department invites your students to participate in our annual overnight Rock (Play and Sing)-a-Thon fundraiser on Friday, January 4, 2019. 100% of the money students raise will go directly to their fundraising account.

Participating students should check-in between 7:00 and 7:45 pm on January 4th. The overnight will end at 8 am the following morning. Students will raise money by staying awake for as many hours in a row as they can. Pledges will begin at 13 hours and go for up to 26 hours. This is assuming a student’s day begins around 6 am on the morning of February 16th and they stay awake until 8am on Friday, February 17th.

Using the attached pledge sheet, students will ask for pledges from friends, family and community members who want to challenge them to stay awake. They can make an hourly pledge for every hour the student is able to stay awake or a flat donation that challenges the student to stay awake the entire night. For example, if someone pledges $0.50 an hour and the student stays up for the full 26 hours, they will collect $13.00 from the patron. If it were $1.00 per hour, they would collect $26.00. Unless patrons are making a general donation towards the student, they should not collect money until they’ve completed the Rock-a-Thon night.

Some activities the students could participate in on the night of include movies, sing-a-longs, skits, crafts, board games, trivia, karaoke, capture the flag, nerf gun wars, and more. We will be holding a pancake breakfast at 6:00 am on Saturday, the 5th - which parents and guardians are welcome to join! Students are required to attend the full event and participate in clean up in the morning. Only with permission granted from Mr. Wickham or Ms. Morin are students allowed late arrival or other exceptions.

We are looking for parents to volunteer as chaperones and to provide food donations for our midnight snack and breakfast. We will share a Perfect Potluck sign-up in order to manage food donations and chaperone sign-ups. Chaperones may volunteer for the entire night or for specific time slots.

In order to participate in this event students must do the following:

  • Return the attached permission slip by Friday, December 21st.
  • Fundraise a minimum of $5.00 in order to attend.
  • Agree to adhere to all school rules at this event.

Lastly, to be clear, only music department students are able to participate in this event - no guests allowed.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to e-mail Mr. Wickham at or Ms. Morin at

There will be a Perfect Potluck Sign up available for us to coordinate our midnight snack and breakfast buffet! 


Rock a Thon Pledge Sheet - Jan 2019.pdf

ROCK A THON PERMISSION SLIP - Due by Friday, December 21st

Rock a Thon Permission 2019.pdf