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October General Meeting Minutes

October 25, 2019                                                         Learning Commons


  • Old Business –Recap - President report – Financial Update
    • Kona Ice – very profitable and helps with operating budget; October will be served next Thursday
    • Operating budget is currently 11,000 including Read-a-thon to donations to date; 10% of Read-a-thon to be given to charity
    • Still seeking corporate sponsors – circle back to all of our leads; Code Ninja is going to join as a sponsor with level to be determined and also offer a percentage back as part of a refereral program


  • Fundraising – Read A Thon – President & Group
    • We will not be reaching our initial goal, but we are on par with last year’s coupon book fundraiser
    • 10% is to be given to charity and it was decided that it should be donated to Mr. Donnelly’s transplant fund
    • Discussed moving Read-a-thon to earlier in September with kick off at meet the teacher nights as possibilities to grab more attention and increase participation
    • Book Fair – Group
    • Book fair wrapping up today and Mrs. Nees is very pleased
    • Proceeds will be going directly to media center needs


  • Veteran’s Breakfast
    • PTO runs the breakfast for veterans and their guests after the school wide assembly; board members will serve at the reception
    • Jillian and Michelle to shop; Chick fil-a trays have been ordered
  • New Business – Open Floor
    • Upcoming Staff Appreciation
      • Thankful for you breakfast – 11/25; admins. to coordinate
      • Holiday Luncheon – 12/11; Jen to create and send out sign up
      • Snack cart – 12/18 with special stocking treats
      • Coffee Truck scheduled to 1/17 workday
    • 8th Grade Dance – to be discussed next month
    • Spirit Wear Order – Open up form on website in November for holiday orders – cut off on 11/25
    • Fundraiser for Mr. Donnelly – BBQ take out tentatively scheduled for Friday, January 24; Becky to reach out to catering contact who can handle pork and sides
    • Checkers Spirit Night – November 11
      • Needs to be promoted on facebook and in newsletter – Jen to manage
      • Kendra to buy tickets for 40 chorus members who will perform
  • Principal Report – Grey Young
    • Year is going well
    • No new requests currently

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