Hiawatha PTO Meeting Minutes April 14, 2016

Welcome and Introductions

  • The meeting was called to order at 6:33 pm, and adjourned at 8:20 pm.  There were 11 people in attendance.
  • Maria Peck suggested we go around the room and introduce ourselves to each other.

Principal’s Report

  • Mr. Christenson announced that there will be a tech roll out, which consists of new computers, 6-8 devices per class.  Ipads, etc.   He may ask PTO for funds to purchases cases for the ipads in the future.
  • Reminded that every Friday will be early out at 2:15 starting next fall.  There will be a summer school program at Hiawatha this summer.
  • Spoke about no Spanish being taught next year.

 Officer Reports

  • Barb Crock mentioned that the gym will need to be reserved from now on, and let Robin Shaver in the office know.

Treasurer’s Report

  • Gina went over the financials, the ending balance is $14,240.53.
  • The Spring Carnival brought in $1,773.26.  A bit of a jump from last year.

Teacher Classroom Funds Request

  • Mrs. Rundell requested $136.80 for a field trip to Dairy Queen for Dilly Bars.  This was approved.
  • Mrs. Rundell also requested fund to take all three second grade classrooms to Cedar Falls, IA to watch Eric Carle classics performed by UNI students, many of which support our plant/animal unit in science the amount was $297.22 possibly more with a 2nd bus added.  This was approved.
  • Mrs. Heubner requested $271.84 for ag in the park field trip.  This was approved.

New Business

  • The new board members of PTO 2016/2017 is as follows:

President: Maria Peck

Vice President: Teresa Wilkes & Tonya Trudo

Treasuer: Gina Strife & Anna Leno

Secretary: Lisa Klostermann