PTO/SIC Sept. 2, 2014

PTO/SIC Sept. 2, 2014

PTO/SIC Sept. 2, 2014 (Not Approved)

 

Meeting called to order at 4:30

 

First combined PTO and SIC meeting of the year! 

Vacant PTO Board Positions to be filled

  • Ms. Hodgins nominated Victoria Noyes for PTO President
    • Accepted and motioned to approve by 2 people
    • Gwen Taylor nominated as PTO President Elect.
      • Accepted and motioned to approve by 2 people
      • Lauren Brooks & Erin Reichert nominated for Secretary Co-Chairs
        • Accepted and motioned to approve by 2 people

No Review of Minutes from last meeting (not available)

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Old Business (not Available)

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Vice Principal Report

  • Fifth grade going to Washington, D.C.
  • RCES will be a Choice and Project Based School once new school is completed
    • Michel Claudio - when the Project Based Learning will be implemented?
      • Throughout this school year and into next
      • Victoria Noyes – will all schools be Choice?
        • No; it is based on need.
        • State Standards are still Common Core
        • RCES test scores are the best in the district, per SchoolDigger.com
        • Library has changed to more of a Book Mobile utilizing iPads geared towards Project Based Learning.
        • Kristen Rushin – are we no longer offering Spanish as a Special?
          • No, because the Spanish teacher resigned and the position has not been filled.

PTO Participants – 17 Teachers, 32 Parents

PTO is changing to be committee driven

SIC still has Board Positions to be filled

SIC would like to determine the focus for 2014/2015

Treasurer Report

  • Given by Mrs. Harms
  • Ending Balance: $9,310.00
  • 10% of previous balance goes towards field trip expenses, totaling $931.00
  • Motions to accept by 2 people

Fund Requests

  • 4th grade Time Magazine
    • $470.00
    • Two motions to accept were made and approved
    • 2nd grade book pouches
      • $323.74
      • Two motions to accept were made and approved
      • Foxes Trot sponsor request
        • $1,000.00
        • Two motions to accept were made and approved

Upcoming Events

  • Fall Festival – decide which committee to be on

New Business

  • Change PTO and SIC meetings to 4:30 pm on the 1st Tuesday of every month
    • Two motions made to accept
    • Change PTO and SIC meetings to merge
      • Two motions made to accept

 

Meeting adjourned at 5:30