11/14/2016 PTO General Meeting

PTO General Meeting – November 14, 2016

8 People in Attendance

Jog A Thon:

  • We made $7,200 in pledge money income.
  • We made $9,911 for pledges and sponsorships.
  • Jog A Thon shirts from 2016 and 2015 are for sale in the office for $5.

Science Night:

  • Participation was: 51 kids from John Baker. 91 kids total. 60 adults total.
  • Papa Johns and Kona Ice were there.


  • November 18-20th: 10 percent of sales go to John Baker.
  • January 20th: Bigglesnorts game night is currently scheduled. 

Amazon/Shoparoo Contest:

  • We will pass out flyers at the Parent/Teacher conferences.
  • We need to promote Amazon for Christmas. This is our biggest earnings time of the year.


  • This year’s book fair made $1,683.
  • We have $21,000 and need to find a goal to save for.
    • Looking for ideas. Ideas need to be not consumable and need to benefit the entire school at some point.
      • LED sign on building


  • Send meeting minutes to Deb. She will share them so more teachers know what is happening.




  • Luncheon: Decebmer 14, 2016
  • Chorus Concert: December 8th, evening; December 9th, morning


  • We may have archery instead of rock climbing at SpringFest this year.

Teacher Participation:

  • We would like to encourage more involvement of teachers at PTO events.

Ms. Love:

  • We are actively planning a fundraising night to benefit her child. A % of sales will go to help their family. We are looking into the following locations:
    • Peter Piper Pizza
    • O’Neils


  • Notes will go home in January to pay by check for those who don't want to do so online.

Book Fair:

  • If no one volunteers to run it, Ms. Nichols could run it instead of having library time. We need to try to find a way so teachers don’t lose prep time.
  • We make a lot of money off of pencils, etc.
  • Schedule a meeting to discuss the transition of Book Fair in January.

Action Item:

  • Clint - Teacher – strip out pertinent information from meeting minutes and send to Jill
  • Clint - Send out Shoparoo Information
  • Tiffany - Flyer for parent teacher conference
  • Clint - Put last year’s jog a thon tshirts for sale too

Next meeting:

  • Board Meeting: January 10th at 8 am
  • General Meeting: January 17, 2017 at 8am






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