Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Upcoming Events


Friday, April 5th:          Out of Uniform Day
                                   (for $1 or 10 Box Tops)

Thursday, April 11th:     Kinder Round-Up

Saturday, April 13th:      2nd Annual Hoot & Holler 5K & Carnival
                                    register for 5K & Fun Run @

April 15th - 26th:            Read-a-Thon

Tuesday, April 16th:       Kinder Registration

Wednesday, May 1st:     General PTO Meeting
                                     Board Elections for upcoming school year

May 6th - 10th:               Teacher Appreciation Week

Thursday, May 9th:         Dinner Fundraiser @ El Charro

Friday, May 10th:            Teacher Appreciation Brunch

Monday, February 11, 2013

Save The Date!

Our 2nd Annual Hoot and Holler 5K and Carnival will be on Saturday, April 13th from 10am - 2pm.  Save the date, you won't want to miss this!

Thursday, October 25, 2012

October 24th Agenda

1.  Call to Order: 6:35

2.  Introductions

3.  Current Issues
                  a.  Work Days:  Wednesdays from 8:00-12:00

                  b.  Playground Equipment:  Money raised this 
                  year will go to purchasing new    
                  playground structures

                  c.  Pop Tabs:  Collecting for Ronald McDonald
                 House.  If we collect the most,
                  we get an assembly with Ronald McDonald

                  d. Fundraiser:  Brought in $21,605.  About
                  $9,000 in profit.
                  Winning class – Lorenzano.  24 classes met 
                 the goal.

4.  Upcoming Events

a. November 8th:  Spaghetti Dinner/Family 
Cafeteria staff will handle everything.
Price TBA

b.  Out of Dress Code Days: Same days as SIS.  $1 or 10 Box Tops

5.  Volunteers Needed:  Fundraiser item pick-up November 8th.

6.  Treasurer's Report/Budget:  About $28,000 in our account.  About $18,000 is actually ours.

7.  Guest Speakers (Specials)

8.  Meeting Adjourned:  7;15

Monday, August 20, 2012

8/15 Meeting Agenda

1.  Call to Order: 6:40

2.  Introductions

3.  Current Issues
                  a.  Work Days:  Wednesdays 8-12:00
                                            Projects to work on from the
                                            Children Welcome

                  b.  Playground Equipment:  Funds raised this
                                                             year will be used 
                                                             purchase additional
                  c.  Labels For Education:  Passed out fliers.  
                                                          Turn in labels!

4.  Upcoming Events
            September 24th-October 5th:  Great American 
            September 27th:  Open House
October 5th: Donuts for Dads
November 9th:  Spaghetti Dinner/Family Night
            December 20th:  Staff Appreciation Brunch
            March 8th:  Muffins for Moms
            April 13th:  2nd Annual Hoot and Holler
            May 6-10th:  Staff Appreciation Week
      May 10th:  Staff Appreciation Brunch

5.  Volunteers Needed:  AR Store 9/19
                                     Scholastic Book Fair 8/24- 28

6.  Treasurer's Report/Budget:  Began with $11,547
      Withdrew money for shirts, water bottles, $500 to 
      Copper View PTO 
      Deposited money from shirt sales
      Ending Balance: $10,946

7.  Homework Expectations (Panel)
K- Tingle:  Reading Log, Family Activity Calendar
      Parents putting emphasis on school is the most important thing
1- Boyter:  Reading Log, Math/Spelling/Phonics
      20-30 minutes a night
      Should be able to do independently
2- Osborn: Reading Log, Math/Spelling
      20-30 minutes a night
      Do a little each night
If the HW is taking more than 20-30 minutes a night – Talk to the teacher!

8.  Question Answer Period/Parent Survyes
      Fundraising ideas, how to get involved

Meeting Adjourned:  7:35

Monday, August 13, 2012

Welcome Back Owl Families

Families of our Fantastic SPS OWLS! It's going to be a great year. Pto has lots to accomplish this year, and we need your help! Please come to our 1st General PTO Meeting, this Wednesday, August 15th at 6:30pm at the SPS Library.
There will be a brief panel on Homework expecations by three great teachers, Mrs Tingle from Kindergarten, Mrs. Boyter from 1st grade and Ms. Osborn from 2nd grade.
The SPS Executive Board would love to see all new and returning parents at this meeting.
Please join us this year, we have plently of fun things to tackle this year, and all are welcome.
Our fundraising efforts this year will be focused on purchasing ADDITIONAL playground equipment for the kiddos.
We will be doing the Great American Fundraising in the fall, our Read-a-thon in the spring, and some other really fun activities throughout the year. The always popular Donuts for Dads and Muffins for Moms will be a hit as always, and this year we are also going to try a Family Dinner/Game Night for SPS Families.
All this, plus, the 2nd ANNUAL HOOT N HOLLER Carnival/5K/Fun RUN!
Come join in the fun, it's sure to be a hoot!
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Friday, May 4, 2012

May 2nd, 2013 Meeting / Elections

1. Call to order – 6:35
2. Mrs. Spooner – PTO Thank You.  Kindergarten Transition Meeting 5/9 5-6PM
3. Welcome/Introductions -
4. Organization’s Purpose – Work to help parents, students, and teachers by raising funds, helping with classroom projects, helping with events
5. Treasurer’s Report – Total fundraising this year $18,113.  After expenses $15,190
6. Current Issues: 
a. Document cameras update – Ordered.  Hopefully
 arriving before the end of the year.
b. Classroom expenditure update – Gift cards going out
 this week
c. CPA audit volunteer – Still needed (Perhaps swap with 
7. Upcoming Events:
a. Hunt Memorial Bench dedication May 4th 2:30pm
b. AR Store May 9th
c. Teacher Appreciation Week May 7th-11th
d. Teacher Appreciation Brunch May 11th
e. Book Fair May 17th and 18th (volunteers needed)
8. Activities Highlight: Great American fundraiser, Read-A-Thon, Harkins tickets, Hoot and holler 5K/Carnival, Teacher birthday cards, sell and distribute school shirts, staff brunches, Muffins for Mom, Donuts for Dad, weekly workdays, yearly goal/use of funds
9. PTO board member position description/dates: June 1, 2012-May 31, 2013
10. Nominations and Elections take place
            Co-President:  Talia Carey, Dawn Marie Kohler
            Secretary:  Jamie Lea Anglen
            Treasurer:  Robyn Carlson
            Fundraising:  Janeen Eldredge, Leah Carlson
            Volunteer Coordinator:  Brita Addington, Christa Jensen, 
            Courtney Hinkle
            Box Tops/Celebrations:  Andrea Klitzke,  
            Megan McAllister
            Apparel Coordinator:  Becca LaBounty
            Community Liasion:  Brooke Hunt, Melanie Nielson
Congratulations to all our new (and returning) officers!
11. Make arrangements with current position holder
12. Meeting Adjourned:  7:35

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

PTO Meeting Minutes 3/13/2012

1.        Call to Order:  6:44

2.        Current Issues

a.        Hunt Memorial Tree (Talia):  Picked up tree, papers, gravel.  Tree will be planted next Tuesday.  Dedication to follow later (TBA)

b.        Work Days: March 14th  - Counting labels for Education
28th –  Counting Read-A-Thon money

                  c.  Officers for next year needed: Recruiting at
                      Kinder Round Up

3.  Upcoming Events

a.        Carnival Update (Lindsay):  Sign up for run!  Things are coming together.  Need
Central location/volunteer table/lost and found.
Need help the Friday before and the morning of.

                  b.  Read-A-Thon:  Started today.  Runs through
                      spring break.  Read!

c.        PTO Elections:  Next meeting

d.       Kinder Round Up:  4/10 and 4/12

3.        Volunteers Needed: 

a.       Read-A-Thon

b.       Carnival (Lindsay)

4.        Treasurer's Report/Budget: We are ahead on everything!

5.        Volunteer of the month:  Lindsay Doskocil.  Thanks Lindsay!

6.        Next Meeting:  May 2nd 6:30PM

7.        Meeting Adjourned: 7:35