Meeting Minutes September 15, 2015

PTA General Meeting

September 15, 2015

    1. Meeting Called To Order at 6:35pm
      1. Introductions; 12 People in attendance
    2. Old Business
      1. BBQ and BooHoo Breakfast
        1. Success!
          1. Need to work on traffic patterns
          2. no janitor complaints, minimal staining and cleanup
          3. community appreciation
      2. T-Shirts and Polos
        1. School Participation is minimal
          1. Need to have all orders in by September 30th
          2. Long sleeves for the kids?
    3. New Business
      1. Movie Nights
        1. Volunteers?
          1. Sending Notice out for help during NEXT movie night
          2. Pomona National Honors Society Help
      2. Student Directory
        1. Large Preschool Participation
        2. Volunteer Help
          1. Scott Thompsons Wife?
          2. Kim Davenport
            1. Access
        3. Membership Drive
          1. Teachers Only
            1. Prizes
              1. Gift Cards to Lunch?
            2. Counting Methods
              1. Ice Creams or Frozen Yogurt
        4. Holiday Shop
          1. Personalized Items (ex. Worlds Greatest Grandpa, #1 Mom)
          2. Dates are December 7th to the 11th
          3. Volunteer Help
            1. Sign Up Sheets
          4. October Shopping Date!!
            1. Email Or Contact Pta to let us know if you would be interested in helping us research ideas and items
            2. On a weekend or during the last week of October
        5. Fun Run
          1. 5 places and 5 prizes
            1. Brainstorming
          2. Preschool Involvement
            1. Help us connect with the community
          3. Andrea Hebard Notes
            1. Update Pledge Forms
              1. Less Paper, front and back to sheets
              2. Send drafts and copies to Mrs. E for translation
            2. Volunteers
              1. All Day and Part Time
            3. Refreshments
              1. Solicit For Fruit
                1. Costco
                2. Safeway
                3. Lara(sp?) bars
                4. Kings
            4. Beads
              1. 1000 Only
              2. Decrease Possible “Cheating”
              3. extra 300 beads for possible broken beads and keeper beads
            5. Countdown Hype
              1. timer on website?
              2. 15 day mark we start announcements
            6. Lap Count
              1. Most Laps as a class or boy and girl
              2. Most Money Raised as a class
              3. Most Laps per Class
              4. Most Donations per class or individual
              5. All of the above would be the winners
            7. Prizes
              1. Start at $25 raised and up
              2. More serious prizes such as
                1. School Oriented prizes
                  1. Umbrellas
                  2. Soccer Balls
                  3. Shirts
                  4. Stocking Caps
                  5. Water Bottles
              3. Teacher involvement=More Kid Involvement
              4. Goal Setting
                1. Increase Goals By 10
                2. Hype it up
            8. Receive Comments By Next Week
              1. On Website
              2. Fun Run Name?
            9. Recycle Beads From Last Year
            10. Specific Times for Preschool and Kindergarten
            11. Times
              1. Set Up: 7:00am
              2. Start: 9:15am
              3. Preschool in Morning or Lunch?
        6. Treasurer's Report
          1. Darlene Nation present totals for last year and this year
          2. Now Accepting Credit Cards!
            1. Membership Dues
            2. Movie Night
            3. Fun Run (MAYBE)
        7. Principal’s News
          1. 6th Grade MAPS Testing
            1. Acuity Replacement
          2. Accountability Meeting: September 21st from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
            1. School Welfare
            2. People!
            3. What is our school doing?
            4. Bring 1 person
          3. CPC= Community Partnership Committee
            1. goal is to get more community involvement and connections
            2. PinWheels For Peace
              1. Pinwheels stand for school involvement
              2. planting Pinwheels on the 21st of September
            3. Schoo+Community= Happiness
          4. September 29th is Interest Night
            1. meet council members
          5. ESL
            1. Notes Translated into schools native languages
              1. Nepali and Spanish
            2. Outreach to ELL Families
        8. Box Tops
          1. Lots of new parent involvement
            1. Preschool
            2. Paras and Teachers Assistants
            3. Meetings?
          2. New Information
            1. Can connect Box Tops account to King Soopers Card and get notified if suddenly you buy something with a box top on it!
            2. 3 Programs
              1. Box Tops
              2. Labels For Education
              3. Tyson Chicken
      3. Meeting Close at 7:55pm