PTO Board Meeting Minutes
Date: October 24, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Brighten Academy
The meeting was called to order by Keena Kister, PTO President at approximately 6:00. She gave opening remarks, welcomed everybody to the meeting, and thanked them for coming.
September meeting minutes were approved.
Budget Update: Current balance is $4885.41.
*Budget vote decision was for facility upgrades. Print out of the results is available upon request.
*Playground Update: PTO has fulfilled its financial duty and has paid a total of $50,000 towards the playground, as agreed upon. These funds were raised during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years.
Membership Update: PTO is still accepting memberships to join PTO.
*Oktoberfest: To be held this Friday, October 28th from 6-9PM. Flyer was sent out last week regarding wrist band sales. An updated Bloomz post has just been made to clear any confusion regarding Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest will consist of the following: middle school zone, trunk or treat (contest between the cars), face painting, photobooth, 50/50 raffle, class sponsored games by the room moms, bouncy houses, $3 meal vouchers, Kona Ice, dance parties.
*Mistletoe Market - to be held in December; still looking for vendors
*Santa’s Workshop - volunteers needed to assist with kids
*Fundraiser - to be held the week of November 7-14; more detailed information to be announced
Spirit Nights: The third spirit night of the year was held on 10/13/16 at Panda Express and was a success with $183.74 raised. The next spirit night will be held on Tuesday, 11/15/16 from 5-9 at Jump n Joy.
Room Mom Update: Room moms were thanked for organizing class games for Oktoberfest. Upcoming room mom meeting date TBA.
Playground Status: The ribbon cutting for the playground will be Thursday, October 27th at 2:15. The playground will be closed during Oktoberfest.
New Business: Keena to discuss the Franklin Foundation Grant for our school.