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PTSO MEETING Notes Feb 19, 2013

posted Feb 28, 2013, 12:19 PM by Joy Jurewicz

PTSO MEETING Notes Feb 19, 2013

Call to Order – Steve Schneeberger

Read-a-thon Update

·         Current collection of weekly reading slips shows that our participation numbers are down.

·         Possibly - people are waiting to turn in slips

·         Sra. Marta will make an announcement to obtain some excitement between the classes.

501c3 and Grants

·         This is a status that would make us Non Profit and allow us to write for grants or obtain monies/donations from local businesses.

·         Betsey Lindow is working with professionals to see how we can obtain this status, costs, as well as other benefits.

·         There is a cost involved and paperwork is quite significant.

Family Fun Night 3/8

·         Friday March 8th – Movie Night with meal;  popcorn, candy, soda and water

·         Suggestions for movies are being taken – Lorax, etc.

Multicultural Festival

·         Help in planning and organizing is needed.  Please contact Hope

·         Scaling back activities so it is more enjoyable for all families – eliminating games;

·         Will have performers – Sudanese Dancers;  Aztec Dancers

·         Will have different food stations

·         12 Passport Stations – expanded from 6  stations to 12 stations

·         Cultural Activities – henna tattoos, names in Arabic

Mother’s Day Celebration

·         Friday May 10th Family Night will include a Dance Night for the Moms.  Suggestions include:

·         DJ night

·         Spa Treatment; Eye Treatment; Make Up

·         Manni / Pedis

·         Taco Truck other food options

·         Photo Booth

·         Bachmann’s fundraising event for flowers/plants

Old Business

·         Box Tops and Labels – where are we at with that?

·         Another Culver’s Night?

·         Communication to other parents to join and volunteer for events; Room parent program helping to spread the word.

Adjourn

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