DRAFT November Meeting Minutes

Sunset PTSO November Meeting

November 14, 2013  7pm

October Minutes were approved.

October Financials: Positive cash flow. Barn Blast will break even.  Taxes have been filed. President wanted to emphasize that family fun events (Barn Blast, etc) are not fundraisers. October financials were approved.

New Business

Ralph Ezaugi was nominated as new Vice President. Vote will take plan at the January meeting.

Update on ComedySportz Fundraiser:  More communication will happen.

Family Breakfast: Chair Ralph Ezagui. Discussion about the caterer and food options centered around keeping the pancake meal or moving to a healthier option. At this point, we’re keeping pancakes, but adding another option. Discussed a change in timing for photos and the use of a green screen.

Family Fitness Night: Chair Betsy Maust is  working with Heart Association. Each family (kid + adult) gets a fitness passport and will do various activities and stations. Discussed inviting PTO members from other schools to see.  A  photographer is needed. Admission will be free. Will need to coordinate with school office re:photo/video.


Lisa Hawking

Teachers are doing book studies- strategies for learning and testing for students. Teachers also working through book Notice and Note -3rd to 5th grades.  K to 2nd grades reading Pathways to the Common Core.  1:1 iPad class-Mr Johnston’s 4th grade class. Discussion about growing iPad use through school.  Two ½ time teachers were added to the staff. A new kindergarten class is being formed.

Sunset Swag sales start today!

Get your Sunset t-shirts, hoodies, grocery totes and water bottles!

Order online or via the paper form that you’ll find in your child’s backpack. Our first order period is 11/18-11/25.

Please return the paper forms by this Friday, or order online until 11:59PM on the 25th.

Your orders will be delivered to the school the week of December 16. If the items are a gift, please indicate that on your order and we will make sure your kids won’t know.

Samples will be available to view all week long at pick up, or in the office by request.


Questions? Email us!