December 2014 PTO Board Meeting Minutes

Dicken PTO Meeting
December 4, 2014 – Jen Eyer’s House

7:25 pm – Called to Order

In Attendance: Amy Robbins, Mike Madison, Elizabeth Hood, Amy Drummond, Celia Gargaro, Bonnie Kerber, Jen Eyer, Lori Milliman, Adrienne Licata, Cindy Donovan, Rachel Egelhof

Guests: Maggie Kennel, Amy Nelson

Amy Robbins
– Baseball field graded
– Soup labels =15,000 points –Amy will forward catalog to Celia for review with staff.
– Winter walk 1/29 – lots of volunteers needed! Considering purchasing reusable tea lights instead of candles.
– Liz Bottai bought winter gear for family in need.

Report outs
Community Night O made $257 @ Noodles.
We have had many requests for grants.
T-shirts for y5 & k – add to line item for Round-Up ($302 w/ discount).
Only 2 staff members placed Spirit Wear orders.
FRN – Maggi has local author connection. Need date & Chair (possibly Ryan Kennel)?
Disability date & Ice cream social chair Is Amy Drummond.
Service project for Dec?
Jan – Draw your destiny on Jan 20th?
DAW needs date.
Weso Jan23RD.
Recess Players starting on Jan 7th.
Recyclers only have 2 volunteers – need additional.
Knox thx for Thanksgiving baskets.
PTO thx for Super Science.
Jim Jones – basketball ongoing – Thanx Peggy!
Thx to snowmen adopters.
Thx to Johnny Hudson – 4th grade parents.
Thx to PTO for color printer.
NWA optional for winter.
MI Step – testing – replaces MEAP test.
4th graders take NAEP.
Climate survey in March-May.
Brogno – Needs additional cubbies for Classroom. Approved.
Jean Reynolds would like to purchase Washer/dryer. Approved up to $750 for washer/ dryer – will do survey monkey if need more.
Patti Dorris – cabinet for food storage – Approved up to $500.