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 Bess Truman Elementary –PTO   August General Meeting Minutes  Tuesday August 23, 2016

Meeting agenda and 2015/16 budget was distributed.

Meeting called to order by Emily Humphrey at 2:00pm

Officers for 2016/17 discussed
President:   Emily Humphrey
Vice President:   Stacy Mayberry
Secretary:   Erin Mitchell
Treasurer:   Amber Crooker
Fundraising:   Angelique Flack
Community Relations:   Andi Osiek
Volunteers:   Miranda Dalton
Box tops:  Karine Ayes


Elected officers favored by Abbey Sinclair
All agree


President- Emily Humphrey business

·       Budget for 2016/17 Approval

·       Background check forms distributed for volunteers and room parents

·       Fundraisers- Cookie dough

o   Would like to propose a digital sign and shade shelter for playground.

o   Possible partner with Bright futures (Mid Missouri Bank- sponsor) to help funding

o   Volunteers needed to distribute Cookie dough orders during parent pick up

·       Grandparents Day is Sept 9th   at 8am

o   Photographers,  traffic helpers,  and refreshment helpers needed, signup form 

o   Possible golf cart on  grandparents day to help

·       Box top officer, Karine Ayes, volunteered

o   Sept 9th box top competition, class with most gets snow cone party

·       School T-Shirts

o   Voted on color and design via tally mark

o   final design will be posted on Bess Truman PTO page

o   discussed options on T-shirt expense, will have parents pay for children’s t-shirts

·       Dominos night

o   Reminder to mention all children’s schools and teachers for proper credit

·       Fall festival is Dec 2nd this year

o   Volunteers needed to call for donations and fundraising

·       Book fair will be Nov 28- Dec 2nd and will run through the fall festival night

o   Volunteers needed for book fair

·       Monthly staff appreciation Volunteers

o   Andi Osiek and Abby Sinclair

·       Picture Day Sept 12 &13

o   Picture day helper volunteers are Abbey Sinclair and Cory Boone

Dr. Hollingsworth- Principal business

·       PTO to approve Teacher work room Keurig from PTO balance.

o   Cory Boone motions, Amber Crooker 2nds

Next meeting:  Sept 13th at 2pm Bess Truman Cafeteria

Meeting Adjourned at 2:41pm

Meeting minutes by Erin Mitchell, secretary