Hemby Bridge Elementary School PTO Meeting Minutes
September 17, 2015
PTO Members Present: Jennifer Schwarz, Angelica Linn, Sonia Tubbs, Kim Rice, Amy Sullivan, Brianna Anderson (5), Katy Smith (specials), Gina DiPietro (K), Becky Bossert(1st), Debbie Romanow (3rd), Rachel Varda (4th), Stephanie T. Burris, Melissa Carpenter, Cortny Walker, Heather Greenwood, Cathy Cassidy, Michele Simpson
Call to Order:
Jennifer Schwarz called the meeting to order at 2:17 pm
President – Boosterthon shirts have been ordered
VP Fundraising – Boosterthon Pep Rally is Oct. 20th and Boosterthon Run is Oct. 29th
VP Room Parents – Room Parent meeting is Sept. 24th at 7:45 am. Letters were sent out to room parents
Treasurer – bank balance is $17,171.69
Secretary – nothing to report
Beautification – Anna Butler is keeping up the flowers in the planters out front
Book Fair – has already met the goal before curriculum night
Box Tops/Campbells Labels – Clip day is Oct. 23rd and needs help from volunteers
Care and Share – Amy Sullivan has offered to chair this
Family Dance – Oct. 2nd, 6:30 – 8:30 in the gym with a 70’s theme
Restaurant Nights – Chick-fil-A Tues. 9/22 4-8
Green – nothing to report
Grocery Store Rewards – Harris Teeter has new offer to donate money for orders placed online
Holiday Shop –will be November 30th – December 4th
Hospitality – Teacher Treat Thursday started today. Angelica has a theme for each month and will ask for items to be brought in as needed
Lunch Relief – Oct. 1st starts lunch relief. It will be every Thursday and we do need volunteers to help with that. Last year we had to cancel a couple times due to not having enough help.
Membership – competition is still going between grades. Winner gets a popsicle party
Mentoring – has not started yet. Ms. Phipps is working on this
Newsletter – Kristen Sloan is the chair. Please send her any info you want in the newsletter
School Spirit – we will have stock of HB clothing to show families. We still need a portable store or area to showcase items. Purchasing is online only.
Volunteers – Kim reported she will start a volunteer drawing the end of September and the winner will receive a gift card. Kim will send emails for committee volunteers soon.
Website – Heather Pownell has offered to chair this
Yearbook – start taking and sending pictures now
Jennifer reported our Mascot has been ordered and is in transit
*Site Base Management Team will need new parent members this year. We will have a vote for those positions. They meet the 3rd Thursday of the month.
*Teacher Assistants have limited time this year. Please ask parents if they can help and remind them to get their UCPS volunteer approval
*Kim reported we are down in numbers of volunteers this year. Please pass along that volunteers are needed in all areas.