February 2016 PTA Meeting Minutes

General Meeting Notes
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

PTA President, Nicole Krieger – Intro + Overview

  • Pizza Friday volunteers needed. Email will be going out.
  • Midyear budget/finance update $40,472.17 revenue minus expenses. Valentines Day Dance did great $6,380.
  • Annual Appeal/Pizza Friday on target.
  • Annual Appeal is going well. Three more drives still to come.
  • Garden Meeting 8:30 February 26. Plant Sale help needed.
  • No March meeting. Email will be coming.

Arts & Science Day

  • Our Next EVENT – YAY!
  • March 19 12pm; Merged fundraiser, expect volunteer sign-up to be coming.
  • Examples of Activities:
    • Painting a mural for the back of the cafeteria.
    • Rube Goldberg machine
    • Sensory table top activity connected to art & science.
    • Goop making.
    • Class art projects for auction

Spring Auction, a David Bowie Glam Gala

  • May 14th 6pm-10pm, Please come!!!
  • Great committee is in place, currently collecting donations. If you have a donation, let president know at president@ps372pta.org
  • We will also mobilize class parents or interested reps from each class to coordinate donations per class.
  • Communications will be going out and there is an online form available. Auction is 1/3 of budget.

Executive Board for 2016/17

  • Nominations for PTA Exective Board will be at May Meeting.
  • It is very important to have a robust Board to lead the PTA and run all the administrative functions. Good to have new people with fresh ideas and younger children 🙂
    • Please start thinking about whether you are interested in running for the EB next year.
    • We will send out more communications shortly including having an info session.
  • Positions:
    • Co-President, Co-Treasurer, Co-Secretary – At least one of each mandatory the PTA to exist
    • Co-VPs:  Communications and Technology, Community Building, Fundraising, Garden, Green Initiatives & Grants, Hospitality
    • Non-Officer Roles – ASD Parent, Teacher Rep, After School Liaison, New Parent Members at Large, we elect one or two at end of year and one more in the beginning from a family new to school

Presentation from the Meeting: