SFES PTO Meeting Minutes

Date: 10/10/17

Attendees: Lathan Fowler, Heather Radler, Becky Troup, Mrs. Wight, Kresta Pedicino, Tonya Watson, Mrs. Meadows, Liz Steger, Jennifer Weatherstone, Stephanie Wilson. Parent, Beth Matthews, attended first 15 minutes.

Location: Conference Room

Minutes Recorder: Stephanie Wilson


REVIEW OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

  • Minutes of Last Meeting Read by: Tonya Watson
  • Approved as is or with changes? (List changes or state “none”) As Is.
  • Motion to Approve made by: Jennifer Weatherstone
  • Seconded by: Becky Troup


REPORTS

Principal's report:  Mr. Fowler

Description

  •   N/A

Action Items

ITEM 2 TOPIC: President’s Report                                                Presented by: Heather

Description

  • School Pictures - October 26th
  • Spirit Day - Patriotic Day on Nov 9. $1 to Participate
  • Dine 4 Dollars - Nov 9 - La Unica
  • Cookies & Photos w/ Santa - Tuesday, Dec 12th. 5pm-7pm
  • Holiday Program & PTO Meeting - 12/7 → Table this topic.

Action Items

ITEM 3 TOPIC:  Vice President’s Report                                        Presented by: Becky

Description

  • Spirit Wear - Motion to order additional because almost all is sold out by Jennifer Weatherstone. Seconded by Liz Steger. Vote: Unanimous Yes.
  • Staff Lunch Ideas -Duty free lunch would be welcomed, desserts only, coffee/breakfast break mid-morning traveling to room cart, salad & sandwich options are always popular, perhaps we due a collection for desserts from all parents for December or another month. Discussions to continue outside meeting
  • Popcorn Machine purchase - Tabled.

Action Items

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ITEM 4 TOPIC: Fundraising                                                Presented by:  Liz

Description

  •  Dine for Dollars
  • Nov 9 - La Unica - 20% Rev Share
  • Jan 30 - Chipotle - 50% Rev Share
  • March 9 - Chuck E. Cheese. Voted Yes.
  • The Landing net’d $127 which was a 10% rev share.

Action Items

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ITEM 5 TOPIC: Jennifer                                        Presented by:  

Description

  • Budget Report Review
  • Mr. Darden requested $269.50. Taking out of $200 out of teacher reimbursement and $69.50 from $250 PE Fund.
  • Discussed all the corporate donors -
  • $2500 from Lake Norman Marina,

$2500 from Sunrise Appliance,

$250 from First Federal Bank

$100 from BB&T

In-Kind

$500 from A Bounce Above the Rest

Action Items

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ITEM 6 TOPIC: Make It Happen                                         Presented by:  Stephanie

Description

  • $13,600 as of today. Need more promotions from teachers and in-school.
  • “Help us make our thermometer move … if you’re done collecting money, please go ahead and turn in your packets!”

Action Items

ITEM 7 TOPIC:  Parent visitor                                                Presented by:  

Description

  • Parent of 3rd and 5th grader (new to SFES) attended first 15 min of meeting. Gave us lots of suggestions:
  • American Girl Doll raffle at Father Daughter Dance.
  • Raffle off Day of Shopping - babysitting by teacher
  • Kids get to stay at school afterward - movie & popcorn.
  • Rent the School Sign for a Week,
  • New Families need an orientation - things like how PTO meetings work. - Maybe boo hoo/yahoo being for all new families not just kindergarten!
  • Add Mr. Fowler’s video to the school website

Action Items

ITEM 8 TOPIC:  Fall Festival                                        Presented by:  Tonya

Description

  • Overview of plans and volunteer needs.

Action Items

NEXT PTO MEETING DATES & UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming PTO Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday, November 7th.

Upcoming Event Dates

  • Dine for Dollars
  • Nov 9 - La Unica
  • Jan 30 - Chipotle
  • March 9 - Chuck E. Cheese
  • School Pictures - October 26th
  • Spirit Day - Patriotic Day on Nov 9. $1 to Participate
  • Dine 4 Dollars - Nov 9 - La Unica
  • Cookies & Photos w/ Santa - Tuesday, Dec 12th. 5pm-7pm
  • Holiday Program & PTO Meeting - 12/7 → Table this topic.

Action Items

ADJOURNMENT OF MEETING

There being no additional business to conduct, the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Stephanie Wilson        

PTO secretary