Call to Order by Mellie Price – PTO Board President.
Secretary – Approval of Minutes
Motioned: Jennifer Wheeler
Second: Jane Beeson
Principal’s Report: Josh VanCleaf
Mike Danford is absent this evening due to the meeting regarding the plans for 6th grade next year.
6th Grade will be moving into the old Northwood building as Shiloh Hills students will be moving into their new building which will be completed for the new school year. The old Northwood building has been utilized well as a transition building.
Teacher placements and information regarding classes for each grade will be decided at a later date.
Testing is coming up as well as Parent-Teacher conferences.
Organized recess – making adjustments for the winter months.
After school basketball is now in session with Mr. Elmore.
Focusing on Leadership – students taking more ownership
Team meets weekly
2 representatives from each class (5th & 6th)
Participate in Daily Announcements
Monthly Service Learning Project
Just sent 45lbs of markers to Crayola
MLKJ Day – No School
Parent Connect Team
Nothing to Report
Gaga Ball – Carrie Watson: Absent for this meeting. This discussion will be tabled for our meeting in February
January Events: January 17th – Zip’s Dine Out 4-9pm
Surplus Decision: See Below
February 4th-8th: Box Top Collection
February 4th-13th: Book Drive
February 7th: Valen-dine Out 6-8:30pm
February 19th: PTO Meeting 7:00-8:30pm
Replacing Books and Bingo with an interactive & live entertainment event.
Raffle Baskets, book exchange, live stories, County Library, crafts, STEAM display.
Raffle Baskets info to teachers – 1/17/19 and due for display 2/15/19
Volunteers will be needed for this event
Treasurer Report: Kimarie Whittle
Amazon Smile: $38.95
Dine Out: $1152.78
Merry Night Out: $250.00
Spirit Gear Apparel: $3003.00
Box Tops: $21.28
Recess with Dads: $415.56
Annual Renewals/INS: $672.00
Structured Recess: $1205.80
PTO Meetings: $132
Box Top Supplies: $11.83
Grandparent’s Day: $497.84
Staff Appreciation: $37.98
PTO Board narrowed down our options for the spending of our Surplus. Here is how the vote ended up:
Big Screen TV for Gym: 0 Votes
Traverse Wall: 8 Votes
Wiggle Chairs & Sensory Paths: 10 Votes
Parent Forum: Jennifer Wheeler
Social Media and Our Students – See Mrs. Wheeler’s excellent presentation on this subject on our website!