PTO Meeting Minutes

  • March 4th JKES PTO Meeting Minutes

      • Welcome and introduction of current board

      • Box Tops- Stephanie Brown as current contact person
        • right now at $137.
        • We are expecting this to be lower this year compared to previous years due to having to scan receipts.
        • Will still plan to collect any remaining cut-out Box Tops.
        • We can’t track grades so there won’t be a reward for a grade level.

      • Principal's Message: Mrs.O'Donnell
        • will have 2 kindergarten info nights in May and July; would like PTO to be there to sell shirts
        • 3/6 Monticello field trip for 4th grade
        • currently doing pre-K and K registration

      • TREX: 
        • Now have weekly signups for transporting bags to Trex.
        • Will need to find a solution for summer to keep bags going there.
        • SIGN UP HERE: TREX BAG SIGN UP

      • Martin's Rewards:
        • at $1077
        • goes until the end of March

      • Spirit Wear: 
        • will wait until the fall
        • we will need to do a batch of small sizes for Pre-K and K

      • Upcoming Events:
        • Parent teacher conferences 3/19
          • have looked at several food ideas including BBQ but need vegetarian options. 
          • Other options are Chinatown or sub sandwiches. 
          • If we did subs we could get Costco salads too.  Costco also does sandwich trays we could look at. 
          • Will ask parents to donate desserts again. 
          • Decided on Jersey Mikes subs, will do variety of sandwiches with veggie options. 
          • Plan for 60 people.
        • Book fair 3/16-3/20:
          • Ms Furman to direct us with what she needs. 
          • Possibly in the library this year
        • Skate Night
          • Will consider for next year
        • Teacher appreciation week 5/4-5/8: 
          • need ideas for a gift-
          • consider an umbrella, lunchbox, other options. 
          • One day with chips/snacks, donuts (Friday), ChickFilA breakfast, Andrea’s cookies.
        • 4th grade graduation:
          • either 5/27 or 5/28 (Mrs. Shafer)
        • Field day/carnival: 
          • Mr. Krietz
          • Kohls volunteers
          • Can also use Kohl’s volunteers for literacy night and art night in the spring, must be 3hr shifts.
      •  Financial Updates
        • We helped with Wizard of Oz tshirts so they could be screen printed in color
        • Fun Run profit was $10K this year.
        • Current balance $16,846.
          • Will go to Jamestown trip for next year
          • PTO board insurance
          • field day inflatables
          • $5k to drama dept for sound system
          • other ideas for school:  flexible seating in classrooms and round lunch tables

      • Important Dates
        • 3/13- spring pictures, DMIS field trip for 4th grade, and the Wizard of Oz production
        • 3/16- no school
        • 3/19- parent teacher conferences
        • 4/16 literacy night
        • 4/23- spring art night
        • 4/29 apple blossom parade at school
        • SOL’s will start the week of 5/4
        • 5/8 Kindergarten performances
        • 5/27- 4th grade graduation
        • 5/28- field day and carnival
        • 5/29 current last day of school