What Is Friends of Music? (FOM)
The Fair Lawn Friends of Music is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to recognize, promote, and enhance the performance of music in the Fair Lawn School District. We support music in lots of ways, including:
- • spreading the word to the community about music programs, events, and concerts.
- • advocating for music in the district.
- • running two competition shows to raise the visibility of music in Fair Lawn.
- • fundraising to ease the cost of special events such as field trips.
- • sponsoring scholarship awards for high school seniors who meet FLFOM requirements.
- • having a lot of fun staying involved and supporting our kids!
Friends of Music focuses on the programs of the music departments of Fair Lawn High School, Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Memorial Middle School and six elementary schools. Membership is $20 per family, per year.
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What are the Eligibility Requirements for FLFOM Senior Scholarship Awards?
Friends of Music awards a scholarship award to seniors each year. These are the eligibility requirements:
- • Students must participate in two tagging shifts per high school year. If a student misses tagging in one tagging weekend, he or she can make up the session in another tagging weekend. Students can tag in as many shifts as they like, and they and earn points each time.
- • Parents must be members of FLFOM for 3 of 4 high school years, including the student’s senior year.
- • Students must follow the FLHS application process.
- • FLFOM provides a list of eligible seniors and information about the number of awards we are funding. School leadership makes the decision about recipients.