Friday, September 27, 2013

September 24, 2013 PTA Meeting

 Meeting called to order at 5:16 pm by PTA president Kristen Criswell

President Report:  Great beginning to a great year!!
·         This PTA meeting in combination with MATH night had a record attendance

Discount Cards:
·         The discount card drive ended Thursday, September 19, 2013
·         To date we raised $32,5000 – will profit $31,000
o   WINNER of mini ipad – 2nd grade Carson Hawkins
o   WINNER of $100 gift card drawing – Ava Howard

Approval of 2013-2014 Budget:
·         Back of the agenda – Motion to pass the budget, a second, 2013-2014 budget passed at 5:25 pm

PTA Membership Report:
·         Thank you for joining
·         824 memberships thus far
·         16 out of 24 classes have reached 100% membership

Spirit Nights Kickoff:
·         A list will be sent home of the multiple spirit nights available for the Bear family
·         We would like to fund a project with this year – replacing the 24 yr old stage curtains in the cafeteria = $3,660

Uniform Sale Report - Free Money Kickoff:
·         3rd annual uniform sale this summer profited = $1,500, we purchased clothes rack for future sales
·         Consignment sale - $2.00 items available
·         Free $$$ opportunities – Spirit Night, Recycling, Box Tops, Labels for Ed, Sunny D (16oz or larger), Campbell Soup labels, Publix keytag, Tyson chicken, Coke Rewards, CapriSun pouches, Office Depot 5%
Fall Festival: Volunteers Needed!!
·         October 22 – 3:40 – 6:00pm
·         Pre-Order wristbands (to avoid long lines),
·         Fall festival t-shirts will be available, but there will not be any extras ordered
·         Hamster Ball pre-order ONLY!!

**October 8th – First Aluminum Can Drive!! Drop off your cans between 8-8:45am that morning by the dumpster behind the lunchroom

**October 22 – Fall Festival 3:30-6pm

Meeting adjourned at 5:42pm

Monday, September 16, 2013

Math Night

Math Night is Tuesday September 24.  This is a fun night where math takes center stage… and in a fun way.  Kids get to learn while having a great time with their teachers and classmates.  And to make the night easier for you, the PTA is serving Pizza dinners for $10.  Click here to download an order form.  Fill out and return with your payment by Monday, September 23rd.

Friday, September 6, 2013

Are You A Discount Card Rock Star?

You Can Be!  The Discount Card contest is running until the 19th of September.  1st Prize is an iPad mini!  Discount Cards include saving listed below.

These are awesome deals!  So sell for Bear, and let your friend cash in on the savings!!