Sunset PTSO Meeting Minutes
January 19, 2012
3:15pm, Sunset Library
Christy Briggs, Theresa Parker, Jenny Kling, Michele Beyer, Linnette Jackson, Sally Davey, Kari Perry, Kristen Van Tuyl, Danielle Risberg, Shauna Potter, Connie Hopkins, Laurie Hurley, Michelle Wilson, Lisa Hawking.
Kristen Van Tuyl read the November minutes. The minutes were approved.
Linnette Jackson presented the November and December financials. November included the final Barn Blast expenses, administration costs, and snacks and breakfast items for students. December included income from e-Scrip and the Fall Fundraiser. Expenses included teacher supplies. An account was made for petty cash to use for making change at events. The financials were approved.
Jenny Kling announced that the Board rescheduled the April PTSO meeting for Thursday, April 12th at 6:30pm
Fall Fundraiser goals were met and exceeded. Jenny Kling thanked Fundraiser Chair Theresa Parker.
Elements Fundraiser/Dine Outs: Laurie Hurley reported that the Elements gift certificate fundraiser had no response. Also, Pizza Schmizza is closed, and there was a brief discussion of possible Dine Out venues.
Family Movie Night had a good turn out, with a profit of about $100. More candy should be purchased for next time. It was suggested that the Leadership students help at Movie Nights.
Family Breakfast reservations were trickling in, and there was some in-meeting co-ordination of food and supplies between Lisa Hawking and Chair Sally Davey.
Planning for Bus Driver Appreciation has begun.
March 9th Pizza Bingo will have a beach theme to segue way to the Auction.
Spring Auction: Co-Chair Michele Beyer spoke about raffle items for the auction. The committee wanted to find a way to sell raffle tickets at Pizza Bingo. Procurement is going well. Classroom Creations in progress.
Chair Val Prothero spoke about Read To Me Week, coming up in March. The readers will tie in with current curriculum.
Korene Erickson, Food Systems Educator with CREST: Garden programs and farm. She will be at Sunset doing a tasting program in each classroom. Korene also discussed ways to keep the school gardens going and collected a list of possible volunteers for the tasting program.
Patty Herrmann, First Aid Only Fundraiser Rep presented a fundraising option.
Boundary Committee Update – Information on District Website & Boundary Survey: three moms are on the task force. Attendees were asked to complete the online survey.
Snack program: is going nicely and is being tracked.
Lisa Hawking, Principal:
Staff development: Writing workshops. Teachers bring student writing, analyzing for where kids should be, etc.
Early literacy support: Teachers are working with students needing more help with reading.
Meeting was closed.