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PTO Meeting                                             Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 6:00pm

 

Notes:

 

  • Account Balances
  • Goals for School Improvement

Ways to Aid in School Needs

  • Fundraising
  • Homecoming Pep Rally – Friday, October 18, 2019
  • Book Fair
    • Dates ____________________________
  • Take Over Teacher Lunch Fridays – 11:15 to 12:30
    • Dates:   October 11th, December 13th, March 13th
  • Important Dates
    • Parent Teacher Conference – Monday, October 21, 2019
    • Testing Dates –  April 27th – May 1st
  • Teacher Appreciation – May 4th – May 8th
  • Next Meeting Date _October_______________
  • Student(s) free dress date for parents attending meeting

Monday, ____________________

Leader Guide for Thursday, September 12, 2019

 

  • Account Balances
    • General Fund - $3,412.69
    • Playground – $572.32

 

  • Goals for School Improvement
    • Last Year
      • Playground
        • Gravel for new equipment – school board request
        • Water Drinking Fountain
      • Wainscot Hallways– apply for Lowe’s grant
        • Molly will apply for grant
      • Kindness in restrooms and walls – repaint bathrooms and add
      • Cement Tables
      • New Chairs in Conference Room
        • Mrs. Tara said we should have funds in school account by the end of the year to purchase new conference chairs.
    • This Year
      • Molly – School Beautification (Rocks)
        • Dates - September 16th – 26th
        • Rocks are due back October 4th
        • Cost - $40 for 200 rocks and sell for $5.00 per rock
        • Proceeds go to purchasing white vinyl fence between main and elementary building for privacy.
        • Will fill in space with peat gravel and need edging for borders.
        • Ask a parent (Kayla Prejean) to help bag each day to send home
      • Sensory Pathway – Penny Arcement
        • Do on the stage.  Penny will create with vinyl machine and will need to put coat of floor wax on top.
      • Concrete on back playground – Paint hopscotch, 4 square
      • Concrete on front playground – Paint actual basketball court and purchase basketballs for students to play at recess
      • Digital sign – Jonathan Hardy (ProInk); Penny Arcement will talk to him about the cost
      • Water fountains on playground in back behind elementary building.
        • Cost???
  • Ways to Aid in School Needs
    • Last Year

Fieldtrips (bus, snack, etc)

  • $100 per grade  ($700.00)
  • Amount spent last year $551.00

Water Day

  • Bouncing Bengal $700.00
  • Expenses $215.29
  • Total Cost $915.29

Copier Expenses

  • $217.30 (paid 12 months per year) = $2,607.60

 

Classroom Supplies

Teacher Appreciation Week

  • Pro Ink Teacher Shirts $706.00
  • This Year
    • Fieldtrips (bus, snack, etc)
      • $100 per grade  ($700.00)
    • Copier Expenses - PTO voted to only pay half of the copier expenses each month this year and will reevaluate to determine if PTO will pay any for the 2020-2021 school year.
    • Water Day
      • Date - Thursday, May 14, 2020
  • Fundraising
    • Last Year
      • Garage Sale
        • set up 9/7 following grandparent day to 7:00pm
        • sale 9/8 6am – 12pm
        • Proceeds – first $700 goes to field trips for students ($100 per grade level), remaining funds to PTO general fund to aid with copier expenses
        • Profit - $3,393.38
        • No expenses
      • Concession Stand at Cake Bingo
        • Date Saturday, February 9th
        • Profit - $1,218.00
        • No expenses
      • Crawfish/Shrimp Sale
        • Profit - $2,698.42
        • Expenses
          • Piazza supplies - $123.58
          • ProBoil - $3,899.00
      • Leaf Sales – minimal just adding new, will offer for sale 1 week in November

 

  • This Year
    • Leaf Sales – minimal just adding new, will offer for sale 1 week in November
    • Concession Stand at Cake Bingo
  • Date _February 8, 2020_____
  • Proceeds go to _____________________________
  • Crawish/Shrimp Sale
    • Date _March 20th or 27th __________
    • Proceeds go to_____________________________
  • Movie Night – Outside in front of elementary or main building.
    • Projector – Hunter Leblanc’s mom has one
    • Audio – Lindsay Watson has audio
    • Need an inflatable screen
    • Preorder pizza and get popcorn from the movie theater in Abbeville
  • Holiday Grams – Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter
    • Sell them for $1.00

 

 

  • Homecoming Pep Rally – Friday, October 18, 2019
    • Need to paint signs – Date/Place _October 3, 2019 in IBES gym__________
    • Theme – Has not been announced yet
    • Need flowers for girls and candy bars for boys
    • Parent volunteers to hang up signs on October 17th

 

  • Book Fair
    • Dates: Need to get from Suzette when she returns to school.
    • Need volunteers each day minimum 2
    • Family night _____________________

 

  • Take Over Teacher Lunch Fridays – 11:15 to 12:30
    • Dates:   October 11th, December 13th, March 13th, May 8th
    • Need 10-13 Volunteers
    • December 13th will be the Christmas lunch.
    • May 8th will be crawfish boil for teacher appreciation week.

 

  • Important Dates
    • Parent Teacher Conference – Monday, October 21, 2019
    • Testing Dates – April 27th – May 1st

 

  • Teacher Appreciation – May 4th – May 8th
    • Theme __________________________________
    • Ask teachers for theme suggestions
    • Ideas: Sports, Luau, Colors, Under the Sea

 

  • Next Meeting Date _October 3, 2019_____________
    • Thursdays
    • Bring paint and paintbrushes to do signs for Homecoming

 

  • Student Free Dress Date for parents attending meeting - Monday, September 16th