PTH Minutes from October 2, 2013 General Meeting

Hi Parents,

Following are the minutes from the last general PTH meeting. Please contact your PTH President, Beth G. at with any questions or to volunteer.

PTH General Assembly October 2, 2013

Start 6:35pm

PTH Members Present:

Beth G., Sarah N., Kacie C., Ericka C., Sonjia B. & Julie H.

Wendy moves to approve PTH minutes from May 2013, Ericka C. seconds

Minutes are approved

Treasurer’s report from Sarah N.:

Balance now $2500 so participation in future fundraising events is very important

PTH is limited to 2 fundraisers per quarter

1st quarter-2013

Believe – just finished

Southgate roller rink event being planned

2nd quarter-2013

Wreath & Tree Sales

Parent’s night out

3rd quarter-2014

March 15 Auction – new date

4th quarter-2014

4th Annual walk-a-thon

eScript update from Sarah and Beth:

Please sign up your cards – past $4000 was earned

Lately earnings are down to $700

Where does PTH money go?

Grandparent’s day, Teacher appreciation week, Classroom enhancements/parties – teacher personal money used is reimbursed, Bus gas/maintenance, Field Trips costs

Update from Kristen:

New teacher welcome

Fall Olympics – a lot of fun

Scholastic book fair – looking for volunteers

Parent teacher conferences – please sign up

Standardized testing starting

Middle school open house 10/29

New website is up – thank you Sally H.

Easy to use schedule

Homework – classroom pages

Interesting for prospective students

Represent us as a school that is warm & inviting

Update on incidences of late

During the day procedures – strong

Looking at what school can do differently

Take tough look at pick up time and how to keep kids safe

Looking at sports dismissals

Looking for crossing guard volunteers

Staff is discussing whether to have class discussion about this situation with students

Someone looking into making our streets into a school zone area

Someone suggested a volunteer organizing program – Beth will look into

Shiftboard is one idea

Auction chairs spoke to their needs and its importance

PTH sends a big thank you to everyone who helped with the BBQ

Adjourned at 7:24pm