February 19, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Call to Order – Mellie Price @ 7:00pm 

  • Introductions – Omitted 

  • Approval of Minutes – Motion: Philomena McGowan, Second: Tina Caskey 

  • Principal’s Report – Mike Danford 

  • Conferences 

  • PTO Supported Staff Dinner during Conferences on Valentine’s Day 

  • Structured Recess – 59% of referrals compared to this time last year 

  • 5/6 Grade Concert – February 27th 

  • New K-5 Model  

  • Parent Connect Team – Surplus Follow-up: Teachers are working on their Wish Lists 

  • SBA Snack Budget Approval: Up to $500 to purchase snacks for upcoming testing.  

Motion: Mike Danford, Second: Becky Tucker, All in favor, none opposed. 

  • Old Business 

  • Zip’s Dine Out: We raised about $200 

  • Box Tops: Second half of the year: Brought in about $450 

  • Book Drive: We collected 1000+ books for the Book-n-Basket Bonanza 

  • ValenDine Out: Cancelled due to lack of interest 

  • Board Nominations: Nominations for 2019-2020 school year are due March 16th and will be voted upon 4/16/19. 

  • New Fundraisers: 

  • Textile Drive 

  • Step It Up! (Assembly: March 20th, Celebration Field Day: May 10th 

  • Mike Danford: STEM Nights – Coming up March 18th, 6-8pm 

  • March Events: 

  • Book-n-Basket Bonanza: March 1st, 6-8pm 

  • PTO Meeting: March 19th, 7-8:30pm 

  • MOD Pizza Dine Out: March 21st 

  • Treasurer Report: Kimarie Whittle 

  • Parent Forum: Social Emotional Support – Mike Danford & Tina Caskey 

  • Handout: “The 5 SEL Competency Clusters” 

  • How are we taking care of our kids? 

  • PBIS 

  • Second Step: Kindergarten – 3rd Grade 

  • Tina’s resource library 

  • Proposal: Use of the Living Classroom to teach kids how to be a friend as opposed to anti-bullying 

  • Use of the 3-Tier System and what that looks like at our school 

  • Meeting Adjourned @ 8:32pm