PTO Meeting Minutes 1/8/14
3:19 Call to Order
1. Minutes from December meeting read and motion passed to accept.
2. Treasury Report (Janice)
a. Our income and expense amounts are the same which means we’ll have money left over for next year once 2nd semester fundraising is complete. This is awesome news!
b. Reviewed items we have budgeted for: teacher appreciation and field trips for example
c. Shoe Drive was a success and money raised will be used for field trip financial aid
d. 2nd semester fundraising should more than cover all activities we have planned for students.
e. Motion to accept report and passed.
3. President’s Report (Laurie)
a. Reviewed Event List/Calendar-to be posted on PTO webpage: www.vlapto.org
b. Suggestion made to have event list printed on backside of February calendar that goes home to parents.
4. Committee Reports (Laurie on behalf of Lily and Erin for Maureen)
a. Erin: Book Fair very successful. Next one scheduled for March 17-21st. We will also hold clothing drive the same week.
b. Laurie/Community Builders: Jamba Juice fundraiser has already earned $166.20 dollars for school. We will continue with Jamba Juice on Tuesdays if it remains as successful. Pasta for Pennies to begin week of Jan 13th. Students will go home Thursday the 9th with boxes to collect change. Money raised will benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Class with most change earns pasta party hosted by Olive Garden.
c. Carrie: Latin Dance Night location is set. Tickets and Flyers are ready to hand out. Still looking for DJ and bartender. Corina Hass and Wences will handle decorations.
5. Principal’s Report (Mallory)
a. Mural article published in Coast News and S.D. Metro
b. Teachers are organizing field trips and will alert PTO regarding any money needed.
6. School Dance: Jan 16th
a. Indoors now (no tent)
b. $5 fee for pictures only. Dance will be free and free dress.
7. Old Business
a. We have a stage now! Just needs paint and fabric trim.
b. Yearbook Fundraising Event (Art Auction) was very successful
8. New Business
a. Items up for Vote:
1. Motion for PTO to sponsor dance: Motion passed
2. Motion for PTO to sponsor clothing drive: Motion passed
3. Motion to allocate $155 for stage completion: Motion passed
b. February PTO meetings: We will hold a Wed AM meeting as well to see if attendance increases. Suggestion made to do phone school reach night before meetings to remind parents.
c. Clipboard in Office to volunteer at upcoming events.
Meeting Adjourned at 3:53