Treasure report - Mandy - Most expenses were for Holiday Shop, and some educational website stuff for teachers.
Teacher report - Mrs. J. Defever - Thank you for the Scholastic gift certificates! Also, we got a lot of positive feedback from parents about the Holiday Shop, and the kids loved it!! Suggestions for next Holiday Shop: the envelopes from last year worked really well. Would love to see an assembly coming up! K is participating in Global Play day, Feb 7. Learning through play all day.
Principal report - Ms. Kent - academics report - We had the harmonica players come in for an assembly in December. We’re starting the second round of testing. MWEA testing started. Some of the teachers spread it out of a few days. Calling all Moms will be coming up, Thurs. Feb. 22 @ 8:30AM.
Walk-A-Thon - Check is in!!! - See in treasure report. Have we settled up with Brookside yet? We need to get with them soon to settle expenses. Also, working on settling a date for Hockey 4 pack prize for Aiden Bull. Perhaps Jan. 27?
Guest Trisha with FSU
Box Tops/Shoparoo - We got a check for over $700. That is our total for the year so far. Katie is going to put up a bulletin board. Have a drawing with $10 book fair gift card. Mrs. Garner’s class won last month.
Reading month - Do the teachers need anything from us? Last year, we gave some Scholastics stuff, do they want that again. Yes. Book fair will be March 12-16, with family night being March 14. We can do Sidekicks again - the popsicle cup treats.
Assembly - What is the reading month theme?? Outer Space theme. We can have the reading/writing committee look at it and pick!
Health & Fitness Day - May 25
Family Picnic - May 18 (early release day)
Spring concert K/1 - April 30
Last Day of School - June 6
Fourth Grade Clap Out - June 4
Field Trips - Haven’t heard much about it yet. It is on the K Agenda for their meeting tomorrow. K will go to the Children’s Museum. 4th will go to the Public Museum. 3rd will go to Cran Hill, 1st grade goes to the zoo, and 2nd goes to the Nature Center.
Teacher Appreciation - “Best teachers in the World” - travelers. Just stick to little things on a daily basis and gift cards to teachers pay teachers/amazon. Let’s do one big gift card, and then just little things. We have around $2000 budgeted. Last year we did Staff Day, the week before, do this again? So, $100 teacher pay teacher, $50 Amazon, sweets day, popcorn/pop, Erich Daum lunch. Posters with funny faces.
Get together - January birthday PTO celebration - ADULTS ONLY- game night at Emily’s house - Feb. 10 @ 6pm - bring a dish to past
Possibilities - new laminator (or have it repaired), water fountain with bottle filler, still saving for pavilion & outdoor water fountain (waiting on bond before moving forward), die cut press, basketball hoops, maybe some bigger piece items for teachers, teachers pay teachers!! Another color printer? Amazon gift cards. Deater will see if the specials and others use teachers pay teachers.