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PTO Meeting Notes 3/2/20
March 11, 2020
General PTO Meeting Notes - Monday, March 2, 2020
In Attendance: Chris Asmussen, Jill Mullen, Cayce Peterson, Pamela Ornstein, Jessica Caldwell, Scott Skowronek, Laura Rennie, Kate Gookin, Rhea Kowitz
Call to Order / Introductions
Motion to Approve Minutes (February) – Motioned by Rhea Kowitz, seconded by Scott Skowronek.
Mr. A, Principal
Mr. A to talk to Kathy about adding a spot for PTO on Mohave Website – Update: It is there! To get to it, you need to go to the very top and select “Our School”, then chose “Our School”. On the right hand side, select “PTO Information”
Student lead conferencing will start after spring break
It’s a time for students to review what they’ve been doing and celebrate learning with their families
Adding a Theater class, about 20 rising 7 & 8th graders have signed up. 6th graders will have an opportunity to join in the fall.
Discussed possibly having a “habits of study” after school class or zero hour class and a zero hour PE class.
Beth Formanek, StuGo
8th Grade Shirts are being paid for by StuGo! Purchase Order has been requested, pending payment and then they will go to print
Dad’s Club (Rhea)
04/17 – Movie Night
Start time between 6-7pm
For any food/beverage sales, need to start process two weeks prior
Scottsdale Parent Council (Shanda/Abby)
Meeting on Wednesday night – Student Safety
Treasurer’s Report – Current Balance $16,277.58
Dine Outs/ Fundraising
Dine Outs (Scott)
Sonic Dine Out was held 02/05, approximately $60 was earned
Scott to schedule a March dine out
Barnes & Noble – Gift cards earned from previous book fair will be broken down into smaller denominations for Teacher Appreciate Week.
Kate to work with Scott to have gift cards broken down into smaller denominations
Teachers Pay Teachers (Kate)
School Access vs. Individual Access
Possibly give each area a gift card that doesn’t expire as this is a more feasible option.
03/02 Band Concert
03/03 Orchestra Concert
03/06 7am -Coffee with Chris
03/09-13 Spring Break – No School
03/19-20 Early Release (12:20pm) / Parent & Teacher Conferences
03/24 Skateland Fundraiser Event 6-8:30pm
No Coffee with Chris in April
04/06 PTO meeting 4pm
Fundraiser: Summer Movie Fun
Harkins Summer Movie Fun – if we sell 50 tickets, we get a 20% kick-back
Could use as a Year End prize?
Everyone agreed to put the order out to the kids. We only need a minimum of 11 tickets to put in an order. (No proceeds for a small order, but we won’t lose money either.)
Community Service – Feed My Starving Children
Goal: 75 Participants
Date Options for 6-8pm: Tues 04/28, Mon 05/04 (PTO), Tue 05/05 (Track), Tue 05/12, Thurs 05/14
It was decided that there is to much going on in the spring. Let’s try for a Saturday 1-3pm over summer to keep the community together.
Update: New dates were proposed. 06/20, 06/27, or 07/11
Board Meeting follow-up
Paw Prizes (50 more weekly and end of year prizes needed.)
Passive Fundraiser Flyer – new events, rock climbing etc.
Grant for Crosswalk/Speed Sign
Thank You Cards
Spirit Store – Next open ordering session
Teacher/Staff Luncheon on May 13 – Cayce Petersen, Chair
Volunteer Support for the end of year events on May 15th (8th Grade Sun Splash, 7th Grade Bowling or Movie, 6th Grade Field Water Play) – 20 volunteers per level needed.