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.
March 9, 2017
President Abby Crock called the 7pm meeting to order. Officers Ashley Reiter and Heather Saling, teachers/staff Rebecca Johnson and Mindy Theobald several additional parents were in attendance.
The minutes of the February meeting were read and approved by Kristen Long, second by Megan Astorga.
Treasurer Heather Saling made the treasurers report. Megan Astorga approved and second by Jennifer Hayes.
In old business, it was reported that 4,000 box tops were mailed in. The Father Daughter dance went very well. After expenses around $50 was profited. It was noted that in the future 90 minutes would be a better length of time than 2 hours. The parent teacher conference dinner was appreciated by the teachers. Next year PTO will need to look for more cost efficient ways to provide this meal. Mrs. Johnson noted that she has access to catering warmers that we could possibly use in the future. Wacky Wednesdays and Fun Fridays were said to be well received by the students and staff. This is something we will continue to do. It was decided to wait until next year to order and sell additional smencils.
In new business, the Spring Fling is Friday, April 7th. Chairpersons for the event are Megan Astorga and Heather Saling. The Mother Son Fishing Day will be Saturday, May 6th. Ashley Reiter will chair the event. Fliers with an RSVP will need to go home with students. Abby Crock will contact Jim Mizik to clear the date with the soil and water committee. Mrs. Johnson discussed the installation of the new playground equipment and said a playground work day will need to be set in early summer. PTO will provide lunch to any volunteers.
Remaining PTO dates:
Thursday, May 4th
Megan Astorga made a motion to adjourn and second by Kristen Long.
Next meting will be on Thursday, April 6th at 7pm.
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.
February 2, 2017
Vice President Ashley Reiter called the 7pm meeting to order. Officers Heather Saling, Kristen Huck, teachers/staff Mandy Yurco, Janet Crum, Mindy Theobald, and 5 additional parents were in attendance.
The minutes of the January meeting were read and approved by Kristen Long, second by Stacey Lowe.
Treasurer Heather Saling made the treasurers report. Megan Astorga approved and second by Kristen Long.
In old business, Stan Randolph is still working on raising funds for a digital sign that would go outside the elementary school.
In new business, desserts are needed for the dinner the PTO is providing for the teachers during parent teachers conferences on Thursday, February 16th. The father daughter dance is scheduled for Friday, February 17th from 6-8pm. Volunteers and cookies are needed. The Spring Fling is scheduled for Friday, April 7th. A letter is being worked on to drop off at local businesses asking for donations. An Easter Bunny costume is also needed for the event. The mother son fishing day is scheduled for Saturday, May 6th. Ashley Reiter will be the chairperson and volunteers are needed.
Remaining PTO meeting dates were set as follows: Thursday, March 2; Thursday, April 6; and Thursday, May 4;
Mrs. Johnson asked for approval to use the bounce house for the Dr. Seuss birthday celebration to be held on Thursday, March 2nd.
Mandy Yurco made a motion to adjurn and second by Megan Astorga.
Next meeting will be on Thursday, March 2nd at 7pm.
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