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1/7/17 Meeting #5 Minutes

January 7, 2016

  • Principal Update – Happy New Year!
    • Coffee and Conversations – January 22, 2016
    • PARCC: Freedom did well in Carroll County
      • Students, teachers, and testing coordinators all gave feedback that is being addresses.
      • One session instead of two.
      • Thank you in advance for recess equipment and cultural arts programs tomorrow.
      • Starbucks gift cards – $200 budget
  • Teacher Update:
    • Kindergarten totes
  • Board Updates
  • Treasurer Report
    • Status update on changing banks
      • Will work on moving money from BB&T this month
      • Stratosphere only made us $315
      • Paid NatGeo and Battle of the Books
      • $14,451.73 BB&T
      • $3,982.33 PNC
  • Volunteer Coordinator update: Jeanne
  • Membership Committee Update – Laura Fenton
    • Print out Membership cards
  • Fundraising
    • Local Community Business Package? – Do we need to try and form a committee for next year?
      • Unwined, Hoppers, Bupperts, Tristar, Stratosphere, Players
    • Box Tops, Campbell’s, etc. – Rhonda Hatfield and Jen Blevins
      • Box Tops: $1701 so far this year.
      • Run another contest Jan/Feb, tops need to be submitted March.
      • $2350 last year.
        • To paper fund
      • Labels for Education: About 10,000 pts
        • Gift Cards
          • Used for behavior incentive program
    • Restaurant Nights – Flyer to go home the day before
      • October: Ledo’s- 10/26: $270
      • November: Chic-fil-A: 11/18: $312.42
      • December: Chili’s: 20% for the Day: 12/16
      • January: Grilled Cheese and Company: 1/19: 11-9
      • February: McDonalds: 2/17: 5-8
      • March: Noodles and Co.
      • April:
      • May: Rita’s
    • Hershey Park Tickets: Spring
    • Stratosphere: Winter: $315
    • Buppert’s sales – $275
    • Grocery Store programs: Asked for administrative update as to how these funds are spent.
      • 100 cards registered
      • $792.92
      • Teacher requests, i.e. reading incentive program, teacher manipulatives
      • Student incentives: tattoos, etc.
    • Bingo – 4/2 – Saturday – Let us know when information goes out to parents about making baskets.
      • Century High School
      • We can get in at 2 PM in order to set up.
      • Concessions will be sold
      • Teacher involvement
        • Grade Level Baskets
  • Distribution of new funds
    • Battle of the Books
      • $200 to CCPL
      • $42 per team
    • Book room/eBooks – Staff will begin compiling list and ordering.
    • Birthday Book Program – $2,000 budget
    • Behavior Incentive Program: Dance Party 2/5. Mr. Tozer’s sister-in-law.
    • Cultural Events
              • Bullying Program for 10/22:
          • Went very well. Kids were very excited!
      • January 5: STEM
              • 2/26 – African Stories in the Americas
              • 4/22 – The Steam of Music
  • Directory update – Victor Zubar
    • Website: Flyers added for January and February
    • Added directions on how to use directory
    • Will add the budget to the website
  • Website update:
  • Before and Aftercare committee update: Erik Fenton
    • Putting together a Survey Monkey questionaire
  • Social Media/Website content liaison: Jodi Leighton
  • External Community Coordinator
    • Boy Scout Information: Eric Leighton
    • Hot Spots
      • Helped a bit with the food drive: posters and organizing
      • Making fleece tie blankets
      • Digital Music Production using laptops to make music using math
      • Literacy Night in May paired with ½ price Scholastic Book Night:
      • Pairing with school for PBIS – Braggin’ Dragons
      • Pie a Teacher Contest: $150 for PTA
  • Other Business
    • Science Fair
      • Evolving the science fair to a STEAM Fair
      • Beginning to inventory what we are going to need to proceed.