Ivy School Parent Teacher Association General Meeting Minutes
June 3, 2015
Council & Committee Chairs Present: Beth, Leah, Rebecca/Jenny, Colleen, Erica, Caitlyn, Heidi, Laura
Parents: Stephen B (parent & IT guy)
Beth welcomed all and everyone introduced themselves.
Approve May 6th general meeting minutes
The May 6th, 2015 general meeting minutes were approved as drafted.
Beth reported that the treasurer’s report is available and complete. It shows activity through May 31st and we are on track with spending. $20,554.13 in the bank. Beth moved for classroom discretionary funds to be redistributed next year as part of all teachers’ discretionary fund. Approved unanimously.
Agreement to put funds towards the all-school camp out and community building events. Erica moved to have $300 allocated to food at the all-school camp out. Approved unanimously.
Motion to budget $200 for vinyl high-tech stickers for Chrome Laptops & other uses. Approved unanimously.
There was discussion about creating/purchasing other Ivy-branded items (canvas bags, etc).
PTA scholarship fund will be used for PTA events.
PTA position updates
Beth announced there are no candidates for VP
The PTA appointed Anna Doogan Room Parent Coordinator.
The PTA recommended new committee members: Darcy Perry and Alexis Bouchard for spirit; Amy Johnson and Agnes White to fundraising.
Recommend streamlining fundraising efforts
PTA & Board fundraising to merge?
Pros: streamline manpower
Cons: priorities are different; PTA doesn’t want to lose autonomy
Stephen has applied to the Board, to fundraising position
Table discussion until the Fall PTA meeting with Board Member present
Leah announced a call for volunteers for teacher breakfast/brunch on teacher work day. Leah and Colleen will post a Sign-Up Genius.
Next meeting: Sept 16, 2015 6:30pm at Prescott campus.
Starting October 14, 2015, PTA meetings will be on 2nd Wednesdays of each month, 6:30-7:30pm.