January 2024 Meeting Minutes

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TCE PTO Public Meeting 11/16/23

·         In attendance: Amanda Abebe, Lindsay Burton, Christie Greene, Krista Jaworski, Laura Sorrows, Liz Eme, Jen Gass, Kayla Rago, Jana Allen, Anglea Thomas, Courtney Gibson, Agnes Pugel, Julie Gilbert

·         Meeting Start: 6:05 

·         School Update: 

o    Fun things happening: Cardinal Cart has started. Mrs. Rago opened Amazon Wish List to supply and parent volunteers. Passion Leadership teams throughout the school for adding purposeful areas to school. Working on communication skills and involving the community such as the Veteran's Day service. The “Beautification Team” throughout the school such as the teacher's area (looking for lamps or chairs if anyone has anything to add) 

·         Treasurer Report 

o    Fall festival net income about $8500 

o    PTO board voted to amend the budget to help Mrs. Hopper to update the library furniture. Added the budget: $5,500 for library furniture 

o    Only 4 teachers have submitted for the teacher reimbursement- online form for teachers to fill out 

o    Jen is stepping into the treasurer position as Heather has stepped down.  

    • Event/Committee Updates: 

o    Fall Festival wrap up. Expense: $8797.35 and budgeted $10,000. Actual income: $17,300 

o    Movie Night: Profit: $1046.47. Next Movie Night 12/01. Ticket sales open tomorrow. Increased capacity to 250.  

§  Voted for the next movie. Options: The Grinch, Frozen II, Paw Patrol 

§  Grinch: 7 

§  Frozen 2: 0 

§  Paw Patrol: 1  

§  New Paw Patrol will be out for the January Movie Night and new Trolls for the Feb Movie Night 

o    Dine to Donate tonight at Homemade. 

§  UPaint pottery: 12/7-12/9. 20% of the profits 

§  12/13: Schoolhouse Café 2-5:00. Student, Amelia Ruth designed the Winter Cup 

§  January 17: Culvers from 5-8 pm 

o    Staff Appreciation: 

§  December surprised scheduled for the teachers 

o    HSE Game Day 2024 

§  PTO Auction Basket auction items due January 26th 

o    Spirit Wear 

§  Might pre order for next year at the Before the Bell 

§  Will sell Jibbizits and send home with children

o    Winter Party 

§  12/22 will be the date 

§  Working on timing with teachers

§  Sending out Google doc soon to get room parents set 

o    Liz is preparing Teacher’s Favorite Things 

o    Candy Bar Bingo scheduled 3/01/23 

§  Still accepting donations from Halloween 

·         Discussed Upcoming Dates (always in PTO Newsletter)

·         Open Floor 

o    Spell Bowl: 4th in the district and 7th in the state. Science Bowl and Math bowl later in the year. Hoping to get top 10 in all three.  

·         Meeting adjourned: 6:33 



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