Falcon Band Parent Organization


What Is The FBPO?

The Falcon Band Parent Organization (FBPO) is a volunteer-driven group dedicated to supporting the Band Director of Wheaton North High School in building a rich and vibrant band program, as well as supporting the students of the band in having an enjoyable music education experience.

FBPO meetings take place the first Thursday of each month, starting in August and ending in May.

The FBPO is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Reach out to us with any questions at [email protected]


Membership in the FBPO is automatic for all parents and legal guardians of students currently in the Wheaton North High School Band Program.

  • Concert Band
  • Symphonic Band
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Percussion Studies
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Jazz Band
  • Pep Band
  • Falcon Marching Band
  • Color Guard & Winter Guard

Members are encouraged to attend the monthly FBPO meeting.

2024-2025 Board

  • President | Megan Ruenz
  • Vice President | Mindy Koechling
  • Treasurer | Greg Chambers
  • Controller | Brooke Oswald
  • Secretary | Kelly Aten

Band and FBPO Emails

The best way to stay informed on the latest Wheaton North Band news is to sign up for the Band & FBPO email distribution list. Click here to register your email and start receiving the latest news, including:

  • Updates from Mr. Krause
  • Rehearsal & Concert Details
  • Pictures & Videos
  • Spirit Wear Sales
  • Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

The FBPO offers a wide range of opportunities for parents to volunteer and help support the band. These opportunities span the school year and encompass the following:

Marching Band/Color Guard

  • Band Camp Hospitality
  • Band Camp Health/First Aid
  • Building Props
  • Competition Chaperone
  • Competition Props Team (Load/Unload Trucks)
  • Competition Truck Driver
  • End of Season Video
  • Fundraising Car Wash, Savers & March-a-thon
  • Health/First Aid
  • Pushing Drum Major Stands
  • Pushing Percussion Pit Equipment
  • Uniforms

Curricular Band

  • Jazz Cafe
  • Jazz Swing Dance
  • Hospitality
  • Publicity
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Website Administrator
  • WiNGS Liaison