SemiFormal Class Meeting 3/12/14
Decoration / Food • Voting • Budget is about $250 for decoration • DJ has his own lights • 65 people = bare minimum for $1K; we actually need ~80 to net $1500, which will keep us on a good track • So advertise.
Food (Catering) • Prathm. • General things • Soda / soft drinks / water x15 • Desserts • Ethnic foods
Balloons • Shape • Regular round • Star shaped, etc? • Colors • Black and Gold only? • Red, silver, etc? • Opaque?
Balloons • 5 to a table or 6? ^Configurations we would use^ Vs.
Balloons • Balloon string • Gold? • 3 ft. long, not including tied ends • Easy to use yardstick to measure out when cutting • ?
Balloons • Helium tanks x2 • Shubham • There should be enough time to fill / tie balloons day of Semi, after school • Who would be willing to stay after to help set up Semi?
Tablecloth • Two colors: • red / black • Shape: • Circular or square? • Circular; red on top of black? • Circular; black on top of red? • Square; red on top of black? • Square; black on top of red? VOTE FOR TWO
Tablecloth • Tables are 70” diameter • 14 tables total • Tablecloths should be ~94 inches (hang off by 1 ft) • Need 14 red and 14 black
Awards • 4 nominees chosen by council, 1st / 2nd then chosen by clapping / noise? • Best dancer (male); 4 nom, 1st / 2nd • Best dancer (female); 4 nom, 1st / 2nd • Best dressed (male); 4 nom, 1st / 2nd • Best dressed (female); 4 nom, 1st / 2nd • Is this okay / any ideas / modifications?
Awards • Best couple (different procedure) • Like last year, all couples (including guys?) walk around room continuously, council narrows down to 2 per grade (8 couples left total. 1st / 2nd / 3rd / 4th chosen through clapping, 4 losers • Will there be too many couples to start with? • How do we do this, then?
Awards • 2 winners per gender per category = 2 male dancer, 2 male dressed, 2 female dancer, 2 female dressed + 4 best couple => 12 awards total
Awards • Looks like this • Others looked messed up / scary :p • We can modify them (paste on category and 1st / 2nd / whatever place) • Artsy people • ?
Red Carpet • ? • Velvet ropes / poles are really too expensive. • $100 for one rope + 2 poles • D:
Table Centerpiece • Thanks Danielle • Looks nice, could be balloon weight too, but we have to make them ourselves (time, purchase parts) • Decoration will decide • But everyone thinks it’s nice?
Table Centerpiece • Instead of live flowers ($$$), we can do fake / handmade flowers…? • But red and stuff instead VVV
Table Centerpiece • Alternative to Danielle’s (last resort) • Cannot be used as a balloon weight • Not as good looking • Cheap
Table Centerpiece • We might need to buy balloon weights if the centerpieces go badly • Who can make the weights if needed (colored foil and rocks) (expensive online)?
Hershey Kisses / Cups • Red (V-Day?) and Gold (almond) Hershey kisses scattered on table / in cups (good for garbage cans too) • Mr. Price or…? • Random white pearls in cups / pearl necklaces on table (esp in case centerpieces don’t work out)
Cups • Which would look nicer with pearls / kisses in them? • Wine glass? • Or champagne glass?
More Table Decorations • Clapboards, random other cheap stuff (camera reel) • Should we do cheap clapboard keychains? • Or large, one-per-table ones? • Ideas for knick-knacks?
Ceiling Decorations • Expensive puffballs? • Cheaper hanging swirly things? • Go puffball if we can afford it or just use cheap things?
Ceiling Decorations • Can also buy some cheap streamers • Other ideas for ceiling? *There will be equipment / tools we need to bring when setting up, like duct / clear tape, yardstick, scissors, tape measure, tall ladder
Wall Posters / Decoration • Any ideas? • Just streamers and stuff? • Or like movie posters or cutouts of movie equipment, etc
Entrance Banner / Photo Op • Entrance Banner: • “SemiFormal 2014: The Academy Awards” • Objections? • Victoria / Veronica • Photo Op: • White background with sponsor names on it • Objections? • Victoria / Veronica
Other Random Things • If leftover $$$, what else could we get (or just save the money?) • VIP sign • 4-foot inflatable statue…? • Other ideas or just save?
Other Random Things • Khayyam’s food jokes lol • Once we finalize food, we can make up silly name stands (with leftover cardstock? :0) • American Hustle Sprouts • Waffle of Wall St. • Gravitea probs the only relevant one
Other Random Things • We will continue to sell Semi tickets at lunch • People can leave during Spanish • Please continue to advertise.
Subway Lunch Details • Those of you who volunteered to bring in stuff, remember (Date -> 20th )! • Basically buying $5 footlongs, cutting each in half, sell halves for $5 each, make ~2.50 profit per unit sold • Veggie / ham / turkey • Selling Subway during lunches along withSemiFormal tickets
Anything Else? • Well, is there?