PTO Notes 10/20/2021

RKF Ryan Road Elementary PTO 

Zoom Meeting Minutes

Virtual Attendees: Shannon Hicks, Tom Murphy, Emily Beaudry, Vanessa Keillor, Sarah Madden, Sofiya Alhassan, Liam Hurley Jake Bellone, Jessica Bossie

Call to Order ~ 632pm

Introductions ~ 

Treasurer Report ~ 

  • Good healthy balance. Working balance $11k
  • $3700 brought in this year.
  • Early in the FY, but looking good.

Upcoming Events ~ 

  • Art to Remember – Order forms go home early November, delivery should be before holidays
  • Spirit Gear – Jessica is working with the vendor. In line with previous orders, possibly changing the colors. Like black, light gray, keep it neutral with the pop of red of the hawk.  Emblem is red. Vendor is short on some items that we have ordered before. We don’t want anything too expensive, but a range of items and prices would be great. Long sleeve Tees and hats. Sofiya can blast out to families on Mailchimp. Emily B will publicize on Facebook.
  • Christmas Tree pick up – Shannon will talk to Amy as we get closer to the pick up
  • Magnets and water bottles are in the office. Magnets will be going to 

Fundraising ~

  • Shannon will reach out to A2Z to see if they would like to do something similar to previous fundraisers.

Playground ~

  • The boat is a bit more than originally planned, $45k.
  • Mrs. Madden is going to present to the Disability Committee
  • A tour of the playground is set up. Will invite Tom and 
  • One of the Northampton City Councilors works with All out Adventures, outdoor recreation for people of all abilities.

Nature Week ~

  • Arcadia and Nature’s Classroom are coming to the school to do Nature on Wheels.
  • Donations coming in.


  • Tuesday, October 26, 6pm
  • First meeting in person
  • Outside at the HS
  • Dinner will be served

Next Meeting: November 17, 2021  at 630. Zoom id and passwords will be sent the day of the meeting

Meeting Adjourned, 7:05 pm