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09/1/16 Meeting #1 Minutes

PTA Meeting #1 – Minutes

September 1, 2016

  • Principal Update
    • Awesome to see this many people ready to help!
    • Request: RazKids has increased there pricing
      • Asking for an additional $800 to support program
    • $6,000 has already been provided by PTA to support projectors and tablets for all fifth graders for a more interactive experience.
    • This was originally going to be $8,000, but will be reduced to $6,000 due to a few unforeseen issues with the budget.
    • First in Math:
      • County is purchasing 100 licenses for schools
      • Math Resource is requesting an additional $1600 for grades 3-5 to implement this program.
        • This request covers students 3-5 and all teachers K-5
    • If choices are necessary, RazKids would be a priority
    • Vote to fund RazKids at $800 for the year
      • RazKids and BrainPop $3,300
  • Teacher Update:
    • Funding for specials
  • Board Updates
    • The budget needs a quick update before we make decisions
    • Project that we have a roll-over of $6,000
    • 2016-2017 Budget
      • We will review and vote on the budget next month
  • Treasurer Report
    • Disbursement:
  • Volunteer Coordinator update:
    • Sonya:
      • Many people signing up for Bingo and Fun Run
      • Father/Daughter, Mother/Son with be a combined committee
      • 5 people signed up for teacher appreciation
      • New and fabulous!
      • Working on getting things organized and publicizing information
  • Fundraising
    • Fun Run
      • Beach Theme
      • Skits on the morning announcements prior to the run to promote.
      • October 14 with a rain date one week later.
    • Box Tops, Campbell’s, etc. – Rhonda Hatfield and Jen Blevins
      • Teacher supply closet items arrived.
    • Restaurant Nights – Flyer to go home the day before
      • Will start in October
      • Waiting for Glory Days check from last year
      • Hoppers and Stratosphere

 

      • October:
      • November:
      • December:
      • January:
      • February:
      • March:
      • April:
      • May:
    • Hershey Park Tickets:
    • Buppert’s sales –
    • Grocery Store programs:
      • Amount we’ve received so far this year
        • Register people at Back to School night?

 

  • Distribution of new funds
    • Book room/eBooks –
    • Behavior Incentive Program
    • Cultural Events-
    • Birthday Books –
    • STEAM Program –
      • Co-chaired by Marcene Trump and Chad Spencer
  • Directory/Website update – Victor Zubar
    • The website continues to look great.
    • MySchool Directory: Want to get it going in August to capture more people
      • Out of 207, 140 have confirmed their data.
      • Will send out another blast email
    • Look into MySchool store and setting up credit card processing to streamline committee spending
  • Social Media/Website content liaison: Jodi Leighton
    • Continue to blast email about upcoming events
  • External Community Coordinator
    • Boy Scout Information: Eric Leighton
    • Hot Spots: Chelsea
      • They are the before and after school enrichment program
  • Other Business
    • Auditor???
    • Look into consolidating school newsletter with PTA news for next year
    • Funding for specials
  • Specials Funding