September 19, 2017 PTO Minutes of the Meeting
MEMBERS – Darcy Beaulac, Amy Smyth, Deanna Coleman, Courtney Morizio, Lisa Meehan, Carly Lorini, Amanda Akin, Christa Waryas, Abby Martin, Dehilia Northup, Alyla Goldman
TREASURER’S REPORT PRESENTED
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Fall Festivals-9/30/2017-Dehlia and Lisa will be chairing this event.
Fall Festival-10/7/2017- volunteers requested
Finalized Volunteers for picture day (Bessie Baldwin and Darcy Beaulac and Janelle Johnson)
Halloween Night-Abby Martin volunteered to chair this event. A further meeting was had to discussed. A sign-up will be generated for people to volunteer and also to bring refreshments and food.
Bookfair-Volunteers needed for this week and the also on Halloween Fun night. A sign-up will be generated.
Adam Myott-Foreign language Club-request help with a NYC filed Trip , NYC for School of Rock on 11/4. Matter was discussed and request were made to go back to the teacher and have the teacher be specific on what the funding is for.
OTHER TOPICS DISCUSSED:
- Order magnets and/or stickers with School and PTO logo
- Color run fundraiser
- Pumpkin Run
- Guptils Skating fundraiser-Dehlia presented and was voted that it was a good idea to look into.
- Discussion was made in combining a few fundraisers-tabled for next meetings.
- Read-a-thon-further discussions need to be made at future meetings. Making is run along with Zillah Herrington…
- Vendor Fair- date for this event should be pushed up to March, together with the Screen Free Week. Also discussed maybe adding food truck vendors.
- some further discussions were had about possibly approaching local businesses for fundraising.
- Cheese Cake Fundraiser was presented by Lisa Meehan as an idea.
- Save-a-Round books out-fundraising ends 10/13/17
- Continue to discuss at upcoming meetings. Including, but not limited to: Communication with community members; consistent updates to website with events, links, agendas, minutes, discussing event timing, no screen week-earlier dates; vendor fair-advertising with purchased signs, thoughts about vendor fair around Christmas time; re-think for upcoming year about the elementary camp day- funding-T-shirts where a lot, PTO to fund maybe small gift items and whatever items are needed for games, etc., school banking; maybe invite special guests to each meeting; more presence at BOE meetings.
- Yearbook Chair and Volunteers
Should anyone have an idea they would like to share. Please feel free to attend our next meeting or email the PTO at firstname.lastname@example.org
TOPICS FOR DISCUSSION FOR FUTURE MEETINGS:
October 17th @ 6:30pm Elementary School Library