PTO Minutes - February 9, 2017

January Minutes

Minutes from the January 4 meeting have been posted to the website.

Field Trips

All grades, with the exception of 2nd, have taken or made arrangements to take their field trip.

Spirit Sprint

$1,950 in business sponsorships have been submitted. March 13 is the deadline for business sponsor submissions. Gorilla Graphics has offered to give their sponsorship in the form of $100 off the t-shirt order.

T-shirts will be blue and gray baseball/raglan style. Shirts will be sold for $15 (regular sizes/extra charge for shirts larger than XL). The group discussed the possibility of

Pre-selling shirts earlier next year. Shirt order forms will be sent home with students on February 24.  Deadline for ordering is March 17.

Concept Graphics will be printing the homeroom and student yard signs, as well as the large business sponsor banner. $105 in individual sign sponsorships has been received.

$75 in homeroom sign sponsorships has been received. 5th grade students will work on a broadcast announcement promoting sign sponsorships.  Students will be reminded that they can contribute any amount toward the $25 homeroom signs.

Dr. Register announced that the teachers have agreed to hold the Spirit Sprint during each grade level’s Specials period.  The schedule is as follows:

  • PK - 11:40
  • K - 8:50
  • 1st - 9:35
  • 2nd - 10:20
  • 3rd - 1:50
  • 4th - 1:00
  • 5th - 12:10

Each grade’s Sprint will last approximately 20 minutes. Schedules will be sent home with students closer to March 31.

Monthly Teacher Appreciation

PTO made plans for the upcoming Teacher Appreciation breakfast on Friday, February 17. Ideal Bagel of Athens is sending bagels.  3rd grade students will bring in other items. Support from parents has exceeded expectations and is much appreciated. 4th grade will sponsor the next Teacher Appreciation day on March 17. Signup memos will be sent home with students end of February/early March.

Next meeting will be Thursday, March 16 at 3:15 p.m.