PTO Meeting Minutes November 2022

November 16, 2022 at 6:30PM

● Attendees: Shannon Hicks, Tom Murphy, Sofiya Alhassan, Liam Hurley, Karen Albano, Mike Sidoti, Amy Sidoti, Emily Hindle
● Treasurer Report: Tom Murphy shared the financial report. The PTO has ~$12,000 in available balance after our budgeted commitments.
● Spirit Gear and Art 2 Remember: Emily Hindle gave us a summary; all gear is ready and A2R earned roughly $900. Thank you Emily!!!!
● Xmas Tree Pickup: Mike Sidoti graciously agreed to help out again this year. Target date is the 1st and 2nd Saturdays in January. We will begin driver outreach soon: we need new blood! Using the QR code for MightyCause for payments was discussed.
● Movie Night: December 16th has been chosen for our next Movie Night. Liam will run the A/V and Kenzie Pause has agreed to organize the concessions. Announcement will go out after Thanksgiving
● Staff Lounge: Discussion began on how to help revamp the Teacher and Staff breakroom. Ideas include a new laminator, a new toaster, and starting a Google Form to solicit ideas from the staff. A committee will be formed to take on this big task!
● NEF: Shannon provided a recap of the NEF All PTO meeting. Topics included Staff Lounge upgrades, coordination between School Council and the PTO, and the small grant proposals available.
● Thank you from Amy: Ms. Sidoti showed off her new classroom rug!
● Next Meeting: No December meeting: January 18th @6:30pm