Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

5/14/19 3:00pm

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Volunteer Coordinator

Elizabeth Bennett

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Teachers Attending:  Rebecca Gillespie, Brooke Rhodarmer, Amy Vaughn, Rebecca Gillespie, Morris

Parents: Haley Stamey, Ruth Gavin, Melissa Evans, Lyudmila Yusha, Tammy Peek, Traci Shook

Agenda:

Old Business:

  • Picnic Tables
  • Gooodwill Truck $1600!!!
  • Plan for next year (2 times)
  • Teacher Appreciation
  • Social Media- A Teacher a Day in May

New Business:

  • Testing Tips for Parents (Gillespie and Gragg)
  • EOG (EOG scores 3, 4, 5= Proficient, Portfolio, MClass)
  • Teaching Strategies and reinforcing the strategies at home
  • May 29 and May 30
  • Fall Raffle Baskets- Start planning
  • Tentative Date for Fall Festival: October 18
  • Mr. Clair -- Report on Ron Clark Academy  
  • What a school can be and what a classroom could look like.
  • Events? Community Events, home visits, ideas for staff??
  • #LeicesterLeads-- share good things on social media -- use this hashtag
  • Meeting ideas for next year

Parent/Community Concerns:

  • Dress up days (Leicester Day,  Dress up day,
  • Hat Day Hats

Main

Pass

Sch0ol Store

Misc

Upcoming Events:

June 4- Twisted Laurel Night  3-10pm Dine in Only

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

4/9/19 3:00pm

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Volunteer Coordinator

Elizabeth Bennett

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Teachers Attending:  Rebecca Gillespie, Brooke Rhodarmer, Amy Vaughn, Rebecca Gillespie, Morris

Parents: Haley Stamey, Ruth Gavin, Melissa Evans, Lyudmila Yusha, Tammy Peek, Traci Shook

Agenda:

Old Business:

  • Picnic Tables
  • Goodwill truck flyers going home before spring break
  • Penny Wars Updates --approx $2300

New Business:

  • Reading in the Home
  • Thanks Rebecca Dodd!
  • Teacher Appreciation May 6-10
  • Shirts
  • Lunch?
  • K Shirts- front the $800 for K to replace $ later.
  • Fall Raffle Baskets- Start planning
  • Tentative Date for Fall Festival: October 18
  • Belk Charity Days (May 4)- Mr. Upton is getting more information
  • Mr. Clair -- Report on Ron Clark Academy  
  • #LeicesterLeads-- share good things on social media -- use this hashtag
  • May- Social Media Challenge (Teacher a day)
  • To celebrate our school and teacher appreciation we would like to share a class a day in May. Each school day in May PTO would like to post on Facebook about something you are doing in your class that is amazing. You do not have to do it on your day but have it ready to share by your day. You will know your day before hand so you can invite parents to Like our PTO page and encourage them to share the post on their social media. We will also share the post to the Leicester Elementary page.

Parent/Community Concerns:

Main

Pass

Sch0ol Store

Misc

Upcoming Events

◄ Apr 2019

Teacher A Day in May  

Jun 2019 ►

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

 

 Brown

Rhodarmer

1 Freeman

 

2 Kibbe

 

3 Riley

 

4

 

5

 

6 Hoffman

 

7 Lukacena

 

8 Jones

 

9 Barnwell

 

10 Vaughn

 

11

 

12

 

13 Lusk

 

14 Geneau

 

15 Morris

 

16 Edwards

 

17 B Lusk

Barbie

 

18

 

19

 

20 Jordan

 

21 Claire

 

22 Gragg

 

23 Gillespie

 

24 Chandler

Woleslagle

 

25

 

26

 

27 Mcabee

 

28 Rogers

 

29 Reason

 

30 Berry

 

31 Specialist

 

 

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

3/19/19

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Volunteer Coordinator

Elizabeth Bennett

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Teachers Attending: Sally Taylor, Rebekah Dodd, Rebecca Gillespie

Parents: Haley Stamey, Ruth Gavin, Jamie Cornet,

Agenda:

Old Business:

  • Picnic Tables

New Business:

  • Goodwill Truck
  • Penny Wars
  • April Meeting Time change?
  • Spring Fundraiser (Chocolate)
  • “Hold the Phone” Presentation

Parent/Community Concerns:

Main

Pass

Sch0ol Store

Misc

$19697.43

$3834.32

$1634.00

Upcoming Events

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

1/15/18

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Volunteer Coordinator

Elizabeth Bennett

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Teachers Attending:

Parents:

Agenda:

Old Business:

  • Holiday Store Totals- $1525.54 profit
  • Fundraiser Totals-$3940.50 profit
  • Art Fundraiser (500ish)
  • Barn quilt
  • Picnic Tables

New Business:

  • Goodwill Truck
  • Clothes Closet- Saturday
  • Tons of Valentines Cards
  • Apple Tv/Screen Beams (voted to do this instead of grants)
  • School is purchasing with remaining MTAC funds ($1600) and PTO is being asked to fulfill the remainder ($2360)
  • Teacher Survey Request
  • Penny Wars (Dates)
  • Volunteers Needed
  • Dates (Check with Tammy)

Parent/Community Concerns:

Main

Pass

Sch0ol Store

Misc

$19697.43

$3834.32

$1634.00

Upcoming Events

McDonalds Night-  January 29

February 12 AM

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

11/13/2018 6:00 pm

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Volunteer Coordinator

Elizabeth Bennett

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Teachers Attending: Vaughn, Upton

Parents:Melissa Evans

Agenda:

Old Business:

  • Fal Festival ($2488.29) Success.
  • Fall Fundraiser ($3774.00)  Not as successful as we were hoping.
  • Picnic Tables; maybe purchase in the early spring.
  • Medals purchased for Wonderful Wildcats.  New Program should include different criteria than Terrific Kid.  Credentials are more all encompassing.

New Business:

  • Vote on PTO Board.  Current board members were voted into current postions for the year.
  • Holiday Store:  Shopping days Thursday or Friday.  Wrapping Monday, Nov. 19 and Nov. 26.  Last minute wrapping at next PTO meeting.  

Move to make a flyer for volunteers (shopping, wrapping, working store) and ask for wrapping paper donations.  

Can be held in the Auditorium with no issue.

  • Discussed other fundraiser options:  movie night (need License?), fun run, color run, penny war, business sponsorships.

Speaker:

  • Mr. Upton: Total Child and Family Support *cancelled due to low attendance.

Main

Pass

Sch0ol Store

Misc

$11452.00

$5299.91

$1,634.00

Upcoming Events

NOVEMBER

21-23 Thanksgiving Break

29 and 30- Holiday Store

DECEMBER

11- PTO Meeting 6PM (Cookie Swap and Leicester Fire Department)

13 and 14- Holiday Store

19-31 No School/Holiday Break

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

10/16/2018 7:15 Am

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Volunteer Coordinator

Elizabeth Bennett

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Teachers Attending: Gillespie, Taylor, Brown, Mayor

Parents:

Agenda:

  • Mr. Upton
  • Top 20% in NC for growth
  • Great staff, great results
  • Fall Fundraiser Kick Off October 19
  • Fun Depot… dates
  • Fall Festival
  • School Store
  • $441
  • Volunteers Needed every Friday 7:15-8
  • Firemen (Cafeteria Report)
  • Men in the community
  • Playground Improvements
  • Gravel with mulch
  • Picnic Tables
  • Shade Structure in the future
  • Teacher Grants vs Purchase for all teachers (apple tv/screenbeam)
  • (teachers think great idea to purchase what the school hasn't purchased)
  • New Board Members/Elections
  • November Election
  • Eddie Ramp (Vol)
  • Turkey Creek
  • Social in the works
  • Parent Concerns
  • Sugar in free breakfast

Main

Pass

Sch0ol Store

Misc

$13,551.28

$3222.91

($1,100.76- Child)

$557.38

($436.02 McD)

$1,634.00

Upcoming Events

NOVEMBER

2- Fall Festival

6- 2 Hour Early Release

12- No School/Veterans Day

13- PTO Meeting 6PM (Total Child Family Support)

21-23 Thanksgiving Break

29 and 30- Holiday Store

DECEMBER

11- PTO Meeting 6PM (Cookie Swap and Leicester Fire Department)

13 and 14- Holiday Store

19-31 No School/Holiday Break

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Old Business

New Business

  • Timothy Reaves- Erwin/Enka BCS Communications
  • Market/Amplify LES and stories

  • Mcdonalds Nights (September 25, January 29, and May 7 from 5:00-8)

Next Meeting

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Old Business

  • Playground Dedication
  • Mulch Update

New Business

  • April 24 K Orientation (5:00-6:00)
  • May 7- K Registration Table Volunteers
  • June 4- Zaxby’s Night (5:00-8:00) Volunteers
  • Fundraising Ideas for next year
  • Square One Art (early next year for Christmas Presents)
  • Teacher Appreciation Week Planning
  • Monday- Doughnuts
  • Friday Boxed Lunch

Next Meeting

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

March 3/12/18

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Old Business

New Business

  1. Playground

  1. McDonalds Night- Need Volunteers to pass out homework passes and tally students by class. Sell cookies
  2. Fundraiser ideas-Art by Me ideas, Coupon book,

  1. Terrific Kid Bags-Make bags for remainder of the year
  2. Rotating meetings AM/PM discussion
  3. Book Fair Volunteers
  4. Grant $$

Dismiss Teachers

  1. Teacher Appreciation Week Planning

Next Meeting

April 17

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

February 20, 2017

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Amanda Watford

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Old Business

  1. Playground

New Business

  1. Mr Upton
  1. Guest Speaker next week from Easter Carolina (Lighthouses, Black Beard,  etc)
  2. Spring (April 13)- Dedication to Playground

  1. BCS- Communications
  1. Marketing Schools
  2. Post and SHARE good things
  3. Timothy.Reaves@bcsemail.org
  4. https://buncombe.ss11.sharpschool.com/cms/One.aspx?portalId=92531&pageId=148998
  1. Second Grade Field Trip $
  1. Paid fo Kids
  1. Vision for future fundraising
  1. K-2 Apple Tv’s for K-2 Classrooms?
  2. Tech Refresh of Devices
  3. Zaxby's Night Early March (scheduling)
  4. Flags (sponsor)
  1. Marketing future families to Leicester
  1. Concerns about after school programs
  1. School Store
  1. Theme/Holiday
  1. Terrific Kid -
  2. Teacher Grants

Accounts

Main: $22,488.95

Savings: $1999.37

Pass:  $1432.53

School Store: $512.04

Next Meeting-

Art Club

March 20

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

January 23, 2017

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Amanda Watford

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Old Business

  1. Holiday Store Profits $2,021.52
  1. Savings Account to fund
  1. Gravel/Mulch on playgrounds
  1. Removal of gravel and replace with mulch
  2. Deciding on a removal date

New Business

  1. Spring Fundraiser Ideas
  1. 4th Grade is raising money for Cancer Foundation
  2. Zaxbys Night
  3. Turkey Creek
  4. Ingles Tools
  5. Amazon Smiles
  6. Movie Night after EOG
  1. Valentines
  1. Teachers can request help for students who need Valentines, etc.
  1. PBIS-Mrs. Barnwell
  1. $117.86 Check for glow stick party
  1. Ms. Vaughn-
  1. New teacher support snacks, etc
  1. Teacher Grants
  1. $3000
  2. 2 Pto Meetings, Form to fill out, etc
  3. DUE Feb 20
  1. Website/Social Media
  1. Calendar Volunteer Sign Up
  1. Attendance
  1. 420 Kids (numbers are down)
  1. Accounts
  1. Main- $22,488.95
  2. Pass through- $1,432.53
  3. Savings/Misc- $3,882.13
  4. School Store- $378.99
  5. Holiday Store Profit- $2,021.52
  1.     Cafeteria Breakfast Concerns
  2. Art Club coming to next meeting to showcase art

Next Meeting- February 20

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

November 14, 2017

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Amanda Watford

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Old Business

  • Fall Fundraiser Limo Lunch occurred 10/16 and was a lot of fun. 13 top selling kids attended.
  • Fall Festival was a great success. Thank you to all the coordinators, volunteers, and participants. $285.29 Profit (the hope was to break even).
  • School Store has started and is every Friday morning from 7:30-8:00am.

New Business

  • T-shirt sales are back by popular demand this week only. Sales benefit PTO.
  • Book Fair is this week. Family Night is Thursday 3-6pm.
  • Holiday Store: November 30, December 1, December 14-15. Volunteers are needed to wrap presents.
  • PTO is looking for a Volunteer Coordinator
  • Vote in Haley Stamey as Secretary.
  • Account Balances
  • Main Account: $20,657.30
  • Pass Thru: $585.53
  • Savings: 43882.13
  • School Store: $1415.62
  • Suggestions/Ideas
  • Guest Speaker: Jessica Sparks-Mussulin: Growing Minds Coordinator for ASAP (Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project).
  • Field trip Ideas
  • Lesson Plans
  • Taste Test

Next Meeting

Leicester Elementary

PTO Agenda/Notes

PTO Board

President

Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Amanda Watford

Ruth Gavin

Traci Shook

Haley Stamey

Old Business

New Business

Next Meeting