PTO Meeting

September 7, 2016

President Abby Crock called the 7:00 meeting to order.  Officers Stacy Lowe and Kristen Long, teachers/staff Amy Cline, Linda Wyman, Mary Pangle, Mindy Theobald, Janet Powers, Principals Tiffany Speck and Rebecca Johnson, and 1 additional parent were in attendance.

The minutes of the August meeting were read and approved by Tiffany Speck and 2nd by Mary Pangle

Treasurer Kristen Long made a treasurer report. Mary Pangle approved and 2nd by Janet Powers.

Election of officers is on hold until the October meeting.

It was decided to change meeting times to 7:00pm for all meetings.  Meetings will remain on the first Thursday of each month.

Stacy Lowe reported we will have a back to school contest for Box Tops with a chance to win emoji pillows.

Kristen Long ordered Smencils.  They are in the office to be sold.

Approximately $500 was made at open house from t-shirt sales and snow cones.  Special thanks to Darla Haas for providing shirts to sell and Vanfossen’s 821 Diner for donating the snow cone syrups.  

Abby Crock reported that a blower was purchased for the bounce house.

In new business, the fall festival was discussed.  It was decided to put it on hold until further notice.  A committee chairperson is needed to organize.

It was a unanimous decision to purchase a blower for the bounce house.  Abby Crock will order it.

The community Christmas craft sale will be November 13, 2016 with setup on November 12.  Jr high student council will run a concession stand. We plan to have Santa and a 50/50 raffle.  Leresia Hallowell and Stacy Lowe will co-chair the event.

Playground equipment was discussed.  The Board of DD donated $20,000 for a handicap assessable swing and rubberized mats.  Rebecca Johnson is still searching for grants to continue upgrading our playground.

Mary Pangle asked PTO to sponsor the Splash Math program for another year.  The cost is $1,200 and the principals have agreed to pay 1/2 .  A motion was made by Kristen Huck to pay $600 and Mindy Theobald 2nd.

Mary Pangle made a motion to adjourn and Mindy Theobald 2nd.

Next meeting will be on October 6, 2016, 2016 at 7:00.

Respectfully Submitted,

Stacy Lowe

Secretary

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