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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