MEETING MINUTES MARCH 2007
ACTON PARENT TEACHER GROUPMarch 5, 2007PTG MeetingIntroductions and Welcome
Secretary’s Report¨ Review Secretary’s report- accepted it.Treasurer's Report: ¨ Review Treasurer report and accepted it. ¨ Talent Show Money is coming in.President's Report:· Nothing to report
Vice President Report· No report
Principal Report· MEA starts Tuesday for grades 3-8· Dance has moved to this Friday, March 9th due to no school on Friday March 2· Asked PTG for some money to fund prizes to give students for MEA testing. .· The school will be doing a Literacy Night and a Math night on the same night, would like to have a spaghetti supper, asked to supplement the dinner maybe about $50 dollars- The night will be April 11-Wednesday night. Need volunteers- will discuss further at the next meeting· Discussed with PTG about ideas on how to inspire students to further their education-college, military etc. Having an Alumni breakfast, college students will come to the school and speak with 7th and 8th graders about going to college, need support of volunteers and possibly some money for the breakfast- PTG voted to support this plan and will be looking for more information to follow· Discussed some ideas about creating a brochure about the school to be given to parents, town hall, new students, realtors etc. Kyle has money for printing but would need money for color printing. PTG was excited about the idea and supported it. Kyle said PTG would have a piece in it about what they do. Kyle will get back to PTG about the details and prices of the brochure at the April Meeting.
Teacher Representative· Volunteer box missing from the office· Catherine update- has set everything up with Phil for the breakfast · the student playing the flute is enjoying it very much and is attending rehearsals regularly. · Catherine will be in touch about the breakfast information at the end of the month.· Susan Ottey update- the talent show, a rough draft of the program was given to Cheryl Camire for the acts to be included. Sue had a question about doing a 50/50 –PTG thought yes. · Question about stamping at the door- · PTG voted to have a charge for the talent show, · Adults $3 and students $2· When will the pizza parties be happening for the penny drive-see below Teacher Guest-The teachers were not able to attend but wanted to say thank you for all that you continue to do
Patti ShawJaclyn NutterPam HartsellBob Jones- was not able to attend, will discuss later about how to deal with trophies and uniforms. Board Member Updates:
Fundraising Update/InfoPennies for Playground-Classroom totals are $1,069 for the whole school. Two top classes were Mrs.Stevenson in the primary wing and Mr.Tyler in the middle school. The classes that raised over $100 get %25. Elise will give checks to teachers who raised over $100 (Stevenson, Coyne and Pettegrow ) Green School-Pat Reeves will take over the green school projectYankee Candle-they are coming in, the deadline was March 2, but some will be trickling in. Yankee Candle needs a tax-exempt form or number- Stacy will ask Linda. Parent/Teacher Faculty Game- made a profit of $263 Smitty Passes -are getting low need to purchase more-Stacey will work on getting more.
Volunteer UpdateVolunteer Recognition Month is April- Rosemary is working on this, will get information to PTG. Playground structure/storage Sub committee· Keith Davis is open to come to a meeting whenever PTG is ready. · Meet to plan for the playground on Monday, March 26th. · PTG thought of an idea to get the old playground committee to help, or ask parents and send out flyers March Parent/Teacher Conference Week· Treats for teachers- have Phil make a sheet of pizza, salad, brownies and coffee. PTG will still ask parents to supplement with bake goods· PTG will look and see if anyone can volunteer to babysit and then will decide if PTG will offer babysitting during Parent-Teacher Conferences, also look into having High School students who need community service hours. Talent Show· PTG asked to have Sue get a better picture to the PTG or Scott for printing or to have scan.
Thank You Notes· Cheryl sent out thank you notes to all the sponsors for the P/F game · Also have thank you notes for students helping out with the Bazaar.· Send out thank you to people for the parent/faculty game.· Thanks need to be sent out to Ben Gore, Terri after talent show. Campell’s, Tyson Labels ETC.Open Forum
· School doing anything for T.V turn off week- No information has been sent to school.
· Will PTG be doing the Mainers again, Stacey will look into this · Set Next Agenda· Catherine update· talent show review· Meeting Adjournment