MINUTES OF THE MEETING DECEMBER 20, 2018

December 20, 2018

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY

ATTENDEES

VOTING MEMBERS – Darcy Beaulac; Abby Martin; Christa Waryas; Andrea Nielsen; Janelle Johnson; Denile Paro; Bessie Baldwin; Becky Simpson

TREASURER’S REPORT –PRESENTED

AGENDA- presented

  • Quick Recap
  • Volunteer Packet Reminder
  • Website update-Amelia Manders
    • Need content updated – Schedule a meeting for this.
    • Scholarship online form
    • Vendor Fair info

Events

    • Screen Free Week-Will be April 15, 16, and 18th- more details for each nights event to follow.
    • Writing Olympics-Will be April 17th-information will be sent home with the students soon with details.

Fundraisers:

  • Mixbag Designs-went well, Thank you to all who supported
  • Buffalo Wing Night-Abby Martin had mentioned this again and suggested  maybe January of February to try and put something together for this fundraiser.
  • Stewarts Holiday Match-Treasurer, Christa Waryas signed PTO up for this.
  • Painting Fundraiser-Discussions were made to have an event around Valentines, A date of February 8th was agreed upon.  PTO will have Janelle Johnson’s to host the event. More information will be going home for sign-up.  This event will be pre-pay like the Ornament night.

FUNDING REQUEST:

  • High School year book add-presented and voted and approved. PTO submits an add every year.
  • Foreign Language Club-requested fudning for 53 students to take a trip to NY City to see Aladin-request for $500.00 was made. Discussions were had and it was agreed that more information was needed to make the decision on funding this request. A request for more information was made by Christa Waryas to the Foreign Language Club.

 

Should anyone have an idea they would like to share, please feel free to attend our next meeting or email the PTO at hoosicvalleypto@gmail.com

NEXT MEETING

January 17, 2019@ 6:00pm Elementary School Library

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MINUTES OF THE MEETING NOVEMBER 15, 2018

NOVEMBER 15, 2018

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY

ATTENDEES

VOTING MEMBERS – Dehlia Northup; Darcy Beaulac; Abby Martin; Christa Waryas; Lisa Meehan; Bessie Baldwin; Tammy Morrissey; Liz Ruepp; Tracy Jordan; Denile Paro and Charles Pemburn

TREASURER’S REPORT -NA

AGENDA- presented

  • Quick Recap
  • Volunteer Packet Reminder
  • Website update-Amelia Manders
    • Need content updated – Schedule a meeting for this.
    • Yearbook update- year books will be $20.00 each
  • Events
    • Halloween Night – was a great success, a lot of good feedback.  PTO raised $600.00. Discussions were made about trying to get the pumpkins donated.
    • Teacher Conference Dinners-was a great success also, lots of feedback and we had plenty of donations.  There was a few local businesses that donated platters.
    • Ornament Painting & Wreath Raffle- November 30 2018, PTO will be funding to buy wreaths in the amount of $50.00.
    • Vendor Fair Date- agreed upon date of March 2, 2019
  • Fundraisers
    • Mixed Bag
  • New Ideas for Fundraisers always welcome
  • PTO Scholarships/Johnsonville Ambulance-Christa Waryas will chair. Christa presented the draft forms of the applications.  Discussions were made about removing “class ranking” on the applications, it was voted and approved. Christa was to discuss with Karen Carlson, the previous chair of these matters. Christa is to get back to us about final drafts and form a community on review of the applications once received. Volunteers will be requested to review the applications.

FUNDRAISING:

  • Mix Bag-Started and will end November 27th.

FUNDING REQUEST:

  • Hanna requested funding for word study and abc letter for classroom totaling $45.00, request voted on and approved.
  • Hanna requested funding for the owl pellets in the amount of $500.00. Discussions were made about approaching the District on this, why this is not covered by them.  Since we have funded this in the past and it was coming up to quickly to get the District to respond, PTO approved the funding request. 

Should anyone have an idea they would like to share, please feel free to attend our next meeting or email the PTO at hoosicvalleypto@gmail.com

NEXT MEETING

December 20, 2018 @ 6:00pm Elementary School Library

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MINUTES OF THE MEETING OCTOBER 18, 2018

October 18th  @ 6:00

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY

ATTENDEES

VOTING MEMBERS – Dehlia Northup; Darcy Beaulac; Abby Martin; Christa Waryas; MY APOLOGIES I AM MISSING THE SIGN-UP FOR THIS MEETING

TREASURER’S REPORT -NA

AGENDA- presented

  • Quick Recap
    • Open House
    • Schools Supply Kits
    • Kindergarten Welcome Picnic
  • Volunteer Packet Reminder
  • Scholarships Applications and Chair-Christa Waryas, presented scholarship applications. Discussions were made to remove the class ranking and leave grade point average.  Question presented and majority agreed.
  • Website update-Amelia Manders
    • Need content updated – Schedule a meeting for this.
    • Scholarship online form
    • Vendor Fair info
  • Yearbook update
  • Events
    • Halloween Night – October 26th Dehlia Northrup and Abby Martin chaired    
    • Teacher Conference Dinners-November -Darcy Beaulac and Christa Waryas chaired
    • Ornament Painting & Wreath Raffle- November 30 2018
    • Vendor Fair Date-March 2, 2019
  • Fundraisers
    • Save Around Books
    • Mixed Bag
  • Funding Requests-see below
  • New Ideas:
    • Restaurant Night
    • Guptill’s Fundraiser

FUNDRAISING:

  • Save Around
  • Mix Bag-waiting for approval from Mr. Foti on dates to start
  • FUNDING REQUEST:
  • Mr. O’Brien- requested funding for the Boston trip June 4th, we have funding this in the past and request was approved.

Should anyone have an idea they would like to share, please feel free to attend our next meeting or email the PTO at hoosicvalleypto@gmail.com

NEXT MEETING

November 15, 2018 @ 6:00pm Elementary School Library

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