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12/1/16 Meeting #4 Agenda

December 1, 2016

  • Principal Update
    • The school has been given the release to purchase the tablet program for fifth graders. Hopefully by February, the program will be up and running.
    • Braggin’ Dragon store will be up and running next week.
    • The pumpkin painting went well for the behavior incentive program.
  • Teacher Update:
    • Cafeteria: Coupons for honor roll
      • We will need to review the budget and look at upping the line item for coupons for Braggin’ Dragons and Honor Roll.
  • Board Updates
    • 2016-2017 Budget
      • The new email for sending out a Connect Five is now [email protected]
      • VP and Treasurer positions are up for election this year and we will need to fill those posts.
      • Auditor is also needed
      • Box Top coordinator
  • Treasurer Report
    • We are working on making sure that money is disbursed in a timely manner.
  • Volunteer Coordinator update:
    • Sonya:
      • Box Tops will need a chair and a committee
      • Spelling Bee
      • Movie Night is still on hold until we confirm the budget
      • Science Fair –
      • We are looking to have all big events planned and coordinated with administration so that they can be included in the Year-at-a-glance refrigerator page.
  • Fundraising
    • Goal thermometer as visual
    • Fun Run
      • Gross: $15,300
    • Box Tops, Campbell’s, etc. – Rhonda Hatfield and Jen Blevins
      • The contest is running and going well. We discussed how to track the larger box tops.
      • Last year: $826, This year: $1,328.90
      • Looking for a new Box Top Coordinator
      • They can be submitted November and April 1
      • Teacher supply closet
    • Restaurant Nights – Flyer to go home the day before
      • Glory Days: $446.13
        • Place reminders in Sway every now and
      • Hoppers and Stratosphere

 

      • October: Chik-fil-a: 10/10: $292
      • November: Tony’s Hibachi: 11/11
      • December: Five Guys: 12/15
      • January:
      • February:
      • March:
      • April:
      • May:
    • Hershey Park Tickets:
    • Buppert’s sales –
    • Grocery Store programs:
      • Amount we’ve received so far this year
        • Martins: $312.50
        • Giant: $87.15
      • Program has been reregistered
      • The money is being allocated to PE equipment.
      • Mrs. Smith will give us a list of the PE equipment that was recently purchased with some of these funds.
    • Bingo: 4/22
    • Tristar fundraising
      • 6 weeks free. All funds come to the PTA.
      • About $770
    • Unwined: Jennifer Hortiz
      • As of this week, the online cut is currently $291 and there are more paper forms that look like they will be at least $200
  • 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
    • MySchool Directory:
      • 247 people: 3 people away from a new price break
      • The security measures are important. There have been a couple of people who were not family trying to get access.
  • Membership: 192 members, 146 parents, 46 staff
    • 105 households
    • Membership incentive program connecting to a spirit day
  • Social Media/Website content liaison: Jodi Leighton
    • Continue to blast email about upcoming events
    • Started an Instagram account tonight
  • External Community Coordinator
    • Boy Scout Information: Eric Leighton
      • Giving tree of hats and mittens.
    • Hot Spots: Chelsea
      • They are the before and after school enrichment program
      • Every Thursday are student led clubs.
        • Made Fleece tie blanket to donate
        • Packets for Johns Hopkins patients
        • November will be paired with platoons
  • Other Business
    • Look into consolidating school newsletter with PTA news for next year
    • Funding for specials
    • Specials Funding