PTA Minutes: October

Eugene Field A+ Elementary School PTA Meeting Minutes 10/2/18


In attendance: Greg Woods, Lisa Sullivan, Kelly M Blount, Kelly G Blount, Kristine Nelsen, Heidi Galer, Janean Michalov, Heather Miller, Reina Okawa, Robyn Ermster, Jamie Hill, Melanie Erickson, Heidi Lewis, Diana Grandgeorge, Linda McDaniel, Jaclyn Lange


Voluneer Hours: 70


Call to Order:  Kristine Nelsen


Review and approval of May Minutes: Fix typo, correct spelling of Chelsea Flatten. Motion to approve with changes by Kelly M Blount, seconded by Lisa Sullivan



Prinicipal Report: Linda McDaniel and Jaclyn Lange

•          Huge thanks on the Bond Issue vote. Arcitect Inc is working on building plans for the new high school.

•          School Board meeting on 10/3 will discuss Bond Issue plans

•          Thank you for the picture day help

•          They are doing 1/2 day data digs with teachers

•          Conferences are Thurs 10/4, Tues 10/9 and Thurs 10/11.

•          5/20/19 is the date for grades 1-5 to go to Skate City. Do to bussing pains, they will be doing a staggered arrival and dismissal.


Teacher Report: Diana Grandgeorge and Jamie Hill

•          Conferences are coming up.

•          Teachers asked about having a Book Fair Preview. This will be done during the day on Thurs 10/4. Asked about wish lists, this will be done again this year. New this year, each teacher gets $5 to use at book fair.


Treasurer Report: Lisa Sullivan

Current Balance: $9.811.43

•          Fall Festival deposits are coming in, a few checks are still out.


Membership: Heidi Lewis

Current membership 48

•          6 of the staff members are members, each staff memebers that join PTA will get a Jean Day coupon and will be entered in a drawing for Spirit Wear.

•          Plans for a classroom contest in October, class with most members will get a Ice Cream Sundae Party.

•          Reminder, if you are comittee chairperson you need to be a paid member prior to your event taking place.


Spirit Wear: Greg Woods

•          Back to School shop brought in 45 online orders.

•          Fall Festival shop brought in 14 online orders.

•          Holiday Shop will open around mid October and close around 11/26. Plans to have PJ Pants, hats, gloves, blankets, zip up vests/jackets.

•          Do we want a new design?


Fall Festival/SmART Run: Kristine Nelsen

A cold but fun day. The kids loved the new options.


Reflections: Kristine Nelsen

•          Kick off in October, enteries due on 11/20. Theme is Heroes Around Me

•          Plan to bring the kids to the band/orchestra room by grade for kick off


Fall Conference Meals: Molly Wilson

•          10/4: Meatball subs/salads, rice krispie bars

•          10/9: Mexican

•          10/11: Soup/Salad

•          Teachers would like food setup by 2:30pm, that way if they have conferences scheduled right at 3:00pm they will have a chance to eat.


Box Tops: Chelsea Flatten

If we send in at the end of October will will get a check by the end of the year.


5th Grade Paint the Plow: Showcase and Voting at the Empire Mall on 10/13.

•          Finishing touches being done.

•          Plow is to be picked up on 10/4

•          Jodee Poppe will take over coordinating this next year.


Next meeting:  11/13, due to Band & Orchestra concert on 11/6


Motion to adjourn meeting by Janean Michalov, seconded by Lisa Sullivan.



Eugene Field