PTO Board Meeting Minutes
Date: January 23, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Brighten Academy
The meeting was called to order by Keena Kister, PTO President at approximately 6:05. She gave opening remarks, welcomed everybody to the meeting, and thanked them for coming.
December meeting minutes were approved.
Budget Update: Current balance is $10,949.63
*Spirit Night profits from CFA Arbor Place on January 12th still to be determined. Manager is to hand-deliver check to Brighten by the end of the month.
*Yearbook ordering continues through March 10th; flyers have come home in student binders/folders
*Variety Show - Friday, February 10th starting at 6:00
-opportunities for those still in need of volunteer hours
-sign-up link will be created and be available on Bloomz
*Tumbler Fundraiser to begin school-wide February 7th and go til the 28th
-more details will be announced closer to the date
-a variety of tumblers will be offered to sell
*Next Spirit Night - Mojobas on Monday, February 6th from 6:00-8:00
*Club Pictures - February 16th **It is possible that these pictures could
*Class Pictures - February 28th be on the same day. Still trying to get it
(January Meeting Minutes Continued)
*Parents were encouraged to continue to send in box tops and to download the Shoparoo app to their smart phone. The Shoparoo app was explained in further detail: Save your receipt from anywhere - restaurant, department store, grocery store, etc and take a picture of it using the Shoparoo app.
*Both box tops and the Shoparoo app raise money for our school.
*$200 has been raised from Shoparoo so far!
Teacher Assistance Review
*Mrs. Lijoi was able to purchase materials for science lab.
*Mrs. Harris was able to purchase art supplies.
*Kindergarten was able to purchase a new curriculum to be used daily.
*There are extra spirit shirts available for purchase. Both the long-sleeved t-shirts and sweatshirts are available for purchase. However, no sizes larger than X-large are left.
*Planning for “Facility Upgrades” (what parents voted to fund earlier in the year)is still in the works. Nothing has been formally decided at this time.
*Parents were reminded to log hours on “Track it Forward” website.
*If parents send in 3 reams of copy paper, this is equal to 1 volunteer hour.
*Consequences for lack of hours - report cards will be held.