Meeting called to order by Joanna Kaney-Olivari
Minutes from 2/22/2016 were approved by Carolyne Brunson, seconded by Stacy Day
Treasurer’s Report –
Not available for meeting
Pioneer Post –
Issues with post going out in a timely manner; out-dated information. Possibly all info due by the 15th and Post to be ready to go home by the 1st of each month. PTA business & events should be more prominent. Create a submissions form on PTA website and anyone who wants info on Post will go to the submission form by specified date.
Silent Auction (5/24) –
Dinner starts at 5:30 – Bidding starts at 6:15
Wrapping Up The Year (4/29) –
Friday,12:45pm – Sell duct tape for $1/foot and tape Mr. Harris to the basketball hoop!!!!!
Duck Derby (2016-2017) –
Sell rubber ducks throw the ducks off the Granada Bridge. Mr. Waterman and OBMS Honors kids to collect the ducks in kayaks. Need to find grand prize gifts to be donated.
Junk in the Trunk (April 16th) –
Change of date flyer went out – Must advertise!
$25 per spot / 9a – 1p
Fundraiser for Teacher Appreciation Week
Southern State of Mind food truck
Class with the most participants gets an ice cream party
Spring clothing drive planned for April 16th (at Junk in the Trunk) and the week following
Teacher Appreciation Week (May 2 – May 6) –
Funds to come from Junk in the Trunk
Thursday – keep it easy due to field trips – breakfast bags & possibly gift certificates from Peach Valley
Kindergarten Orientation –
May 2nd, 3rd – sign up
May 6th – orientation
Rocks & Ropes –
May 4th, grades 3-5
May 5th, grades K-2
Box Tops –
May 6th is the deadline to turn in for the 2015-2016 year
Prize lunch date t/b/d
Judges needed for picking winners – possibly Dorothy Davis or Marian Strong Tomblin
Board Positions 2016 – 2017 –
Openings are posted on website. Board members asked to head hunt. 🙂
Box Tops, Business Partners, Membership,
Principal’s Report –
Monday, April 11th to discuss uniform colors and spirit wear
Spirit Animal (owl?) to be named Pioneer
Spirit Nights –
Contact Houligans & Chick-Fil-A to host a spirit night/give-back
Hershey’s night would require teachers to work outside of their contracted hours.
Money Market –
Need teacher input (maybe 1 teacher per grade level) to help discuss what we can put money towards.
No consumables. $10,000 to be doubled by FUTURES. STEM lab and technology, but we need space!!!
Field Day –
Need a chairperson.
We may use funds to rent inflatables.
Signupgenius.com for volunteers and post to website
Teacher’s Wish List $ –
Many teachers aren’t using their money until the last day of deadline, meaning those supplies will only be used for the last few weeks of school. Next year move deadline up to end of 1st or 2nd grading period so supplies purchased with this money have more time to be used by that year’s class.
Meeting Adjourned at 2:00pm
Cancelled Board meeting for April 18, 2016
Next PTA Board Meeting: Monday, April 25, 2016 12:30pm.