DECEMBER PTO MEETING
Present Laura, Roxi, Sarah, Nicole, Julie, Janessa, Jessica, Nichole, Erin, Cara
November minutes—laura motioned to approve, Janessa 2nd
10% back from Apex was amazing. $150-600 range. Asked to spend by January 1. Teachers are spending and uploading receipts for accountability.
Kathleen Hassenbratz—retired and speaks about digital landscape. She is booked for 1/29 at 9am. General meeting with parents attending…
School supplies—one idea is to offer a door prize at the general meeting of free school supplies kit for 2019-2020
IDEA-Parents who attend get a NO HOMEWORK PASS for their kids?
Thanks to Fun Run. Streamlined and easy. Great to have checks right away. Thank you Erin!
First quarter was streamlined, way to go team!
2nd quarter—school supplies drive. Can PTO help teachers by holding a drive to get what they need to finish the year?
Jessica will survey—Teacher need to let us know what they need to finish this year.
Roxi will send Jessica a list of the supplies we purchased at the beginning of the year
IDEA—Supply bouquet for Valentines Day?
General Meeting 1/29
PTO members need to go over major bullet points in their area
Fun Run purchases, carnival update ETC
Father/daughter dance March 8…
DJ—possibly Ben from APEX
Erin send list of setup information to Julie beforehand
5th grade transition— don’t know zoning until MAY.
Deadlines will be posted for PE uniforms, schedules, band etc
VP position will now include community related duties VOTE Laura motioned, Roxi 2nd Nicole will add to the bylaws
Tonya Boggan will meet with Erin tomorrow (replacement for next year)
Fall Fling and fun run– $127k raised together
Vote to give SPED more $ from PTO—Erin motions that we give $700, laura 2nd. They have more needs, diverse needs, more students added this year. Jessica will let them know.
Reading of Section 1
District meeting update
Lancaster talked about 3rd round of drug testing, 320 tested, 0 positive
Budget of 120k a year for drug testing, includes counseling
Do not test for nicotine
Next meeting in March
Teachers were informed about NO LIGHTS, no xmas, no Hanukah, no hanging from ceiling
Holiday party emails should come out soon. SPRINKLES ARE AVAILABLE FROM PTO
Roxi will put the sprinkles in the PTO closet
FUNDRAISING PROGRAMS Nichole
Spirit Nights recap
Angels—worth it, need to pick up the check
Learning Express—they were already having a sale. Was a busy day. We made $80
Will push Smile Amazon this month
Idea –pizza delivery night
Skip Nov/Dec. Too much going on
Kick off again in January
Tie die for next year
Need new logo
Conference Call tomorrow.
Have looked at 3 samples, all junk
Coozies, car decals.. all ideas we are looking at
FUNDRAISING EVENTS Roxi
APEX worked great, need to stay with them next year
Met with Boosterthon, same exact scale as APEX
Date for 2019—October 28 pep rally, Fun Run 11/8. October 26/Nov 6 2020
First in line on sept date wait list
2 year contact proposed, gives us 1% boost for return next year. Lets us lock in the date we want.
VOTE Roxi motioned to approve 2 year contract, cara 2nd
Starting to work on TODAY
Date is April 26
VOTE Fall Fling—FUNDRAISER FOR 2019 Laura motioned, Janessa 2nd
Julie suggests keeping fall fling in Sept
NO AUCTION AT FALL FLING (instead have on one big raffle item)
VOTE Erin motioned to pay for science fair fees, Laura 2nd
VOTE Sarah motioned NO garage sale this year, Laura 2nd
roxi will call a fall fling meeting in January
PROGRAMS COORDINATOR- laura
Teacher appreciation- will do coffee cart
Will deliver cakes to teachers rooms? Laura will figure out
Science Fair- we’ll buy boards and sell to participants
Keep track of expenses so we can add to budget next year
Vote on new board in April
Carnival-Scout wants to create games for us. Wrote us a letter with proposal
Teacher lounge artwork—art teacher Haley Kilgore not able to complete with students. Sarah will approach LTHS or MS art club to have them create pieces for the lounge