April 6, 2017
President Abby Crock called 7pm meeting to order. Officers Ashley Reiter, Heather Saling, Kristen Huck, teachers/staff Audrey Cordray, Jenny Rucker, Mary Pangle, Mindy Theobald, Tiffany Speck, and 4 additional parents were in attendance.
The minutes of the March meeting were read and approved by Mindy Theobald, second by Stacey Lowe.
Treasurer Heather Saling made the treasurers report. It was approved by Megan Astorga and second by Stacey Lowe.
In old business, a Box Tops check should be coming and Stacey will be mailing more in at the end of May. Finishing touches are being put on the Spring Fling. Signs will be hung up at the Spring Fling showing the new playground equipment. Recreation donated pop, buns, and hot dogs. A thank you note will be sent to recreation thanking them for their donation. Mother Son fishing day is scheduled for May 6th from 10-11:30.
In new business, Teacher Appreciation Week is May 1-5. Stacey Lowe is making up a flier to send home to students. Heather Saling is making chocolate suckers for the teachers. A motion was approved to reimburse Heather up to $100 for supplies. Abby is going to make event outlines for each event covering tasks required for each event. A PTO google pages was discussed were PTO fliers can be posted and multiple people can have access to them. Meeting times were discussed. It was mentioned that since the meetings have been moved to 7pm, teacher participation has drastically decreased. This was tabled until the August meeting.
The final PTO meeting for the 2016-2017 school year will be Thursday, May 6th at 7pm.
Mary Pangle made a motion to adjourn, second by Stacey Lowe.
February 6, 2014
President Abby Crock called the meeting to order at 7:00 by leading the recitation of the pledge. Present were officers Alicia Warren, Jodie Casteel, and Mary Pangle, principal Mrs. Johnson, teachers Janet Powers, Mindy Theobald, Audrey Cordray, and Janet Crum, and two additional parents.
The minutes of the January meeting were read. Mindy Theobald made a motion to approve and Kristen Long seconded. The minutes stand approved.
Alicia reported that PTO paid $700 to the author Rick Sowash for Right to Read week and $101.14 to the Best Western for his room. The cost of the paint for the Christmas parade was $101.14. Audrey made a motion to approve the report and Stacy Lowe seconded.
Stacy Lowe reported that she is counting and recording the box tops now. Mrs. Shafer won for the month of January. Jodie will send then in by March 1st.
The Father Daughter Dance is scheduled for February 7 and will be held even if there is no school. Mr. Cook will make an announcement on the phone when he calls about school. Abby reported that she borrowed a backdrop from Tiffany Gray for the pictures, and Jodie will take pictures. We still need donations of cookies. The DJ will set up at 4:00 and we will decorate then, also.
The Spring Fling will be Friday, March 14, from 5:00 to 9:00. Jodie wants to set up the Country Store on Thursday night. Alicia reported that she has spent $309 for prizes so far and still plans to buy some bigger things. Tiffany Speck and Laura McComb are doing the Art Walk, and should tell students soon so that they can begin planning for that event. Abby will find some prizes for the raffle ticket and Mary will get them out by the beginning of March.
A Mother/Son event was discussed. We do need suggestions for this. Some ideas include a dodge-ball game, a corn hole tournament, and a Mother/Son Mix-Up (offering several different games). The date for this will be Friday, April 4, from 6:00 to 8:00. Abby will decide at a later date what it will be.
We still want to plan an end of the year event, such as a 5K or 1 Mile Fun Run. This could be held as soon as school is over.
Janet Powers made a motion to adjourn. Alicia seconded.
The next meeting will be Thursday, March 6, at 3:30.
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