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November 2016 minutes

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Rehoboth PTSA Minutes

November 9, 2016                 

The meeting was called to order at 6:30PM by Karen DeRoche.

Approval of Minutes

The minutes were read from the October 1, 2016, meetings and approved.

Principal’s Report

Mrs. Miguel-

·       MCAS had results with perfect Scores including perfect math scores.  These students included Penny Braga, Louis Butler, Cyrus, Charles Roth and Isabelle Silvie.  Math scores with the new math program reduced the number of students in Needs improvement category.  Grade four math students increased from 41% to 55% proficient.  Teacher and students are credited for their hard work.


·       MCAS went up slightly and Perfect Scores were achieved by 6th grader Aiden Basset,  8th grader Christopher Pike (Math), and 8th grader Mason Mello.

·       Picture Day was held October 24th.

·       The lip synch contest was held on October 27th.  Victoria Richardson was the host and the winners were Iris Fratus and Angel Correia.  Teachers also participated with A Ghostbusters number.

·       Firefighter Randy presented his program “Dream Fetchers” about the training of dogs to be in movies.

·       Quarter Ends tomorrow for report cards.

·       The Book Fair will be running next week.

Treasurers Report- Erin Baer

·       The  5k has invoices that we are still waiting for but figures are looking good.

·       Book Fair broke even.

·       Some enrichment funds were spent.

·       USA skates earned $70.00.

·       The Color Run total was $4,379.00.

·       The Jack Fest earned $1200.00

·       Spirit Wear was also earning.

·       Susan Bogosian commented that the color run did not make as much as the original.

·       Karen DeRoche noted that membership is up to 83.

Committee Reports

·       Jenn Omerod – 5 k update

·       We are waiting on totals for online registration which is not in but the number of participants was smaller this year. 186 were registered.

·       The committee did increase the cost and decrease the spending so that with less than half there was still a good profit.

·       Karen DeRoche added that the comment s pertaining to registration were about   how polished and smooth the process was.

·       Mr.Pirraglia thanked Jenn Omerod and Jared  for so much work put into thisevent.

Jack O’Lantern Festival- Susan Bogosian

·       Figures totaled $1200 for the festival.

·       Susan says it will switch up a bit next year.  Susan wished to thank all the helpers.

Boy’s Dance- 

·       Karen DeRoche said the discussion of this would be tabled until next meeting when organizers would be in attendance.

Reflections- Mrs. Miguel

·       The process to get this contest started has begun.

PEG Grants- Wendy

·       The budget for this event is $5,500.00.

·       Applications will be available next Monday, November 14th.  They will be sent to principals who will deliver electronically to teachers.

·       These are due December 9th and winning grants will be announced at the January meeting.

·       Susan Bogosian reminds that faculty must be a PTSA member to get a grant.

Restaurant of the Month- Karen DeRoche

·       The restaurant of the month is Rosie’s Market.

Beckwith Book Fair Jenn Moitoso

·       This will be held throughout the week from 10:00 to 1:30 and during parent teacher conferences.

Reminder-Erin Baer-

·       If a check request is needed quickly, email works best.

Motion to adjourn was made at 6:52 and was passed unanimously.