Kent City PTCO Meeting Minutes

August 21, 2013

7 pm

Special Guest Speaker – Bill Crane, MS/HS Principal, discussed recent proficiency results for Kent City Schools.  Is going to be starting Principal/Parent meetings (similar to Coffee with the Principals) for the secondary schools (dates are as follows: 10/7/13, 11/25/13, 1/27/14, 3/10/14, 5/5/14 at 7pm in the HS Library).  Will be discussing up and coming things at the MS & HS, will not be a time to be discuss individual student or teacher issues.  Mr. Crane reassured that Homecoming and Spirit Games will still take place; some parents had raised that concern.

Review & Approval Minutes- approved July 2013 minutes, with an amendment to change future PTCO meeting times to 6:30pm

Treasurers Report – Roberta

Scrip Report – Roberta

Teacher Requests/Website Requests/facebook Requests –

  • None at this time

Project Updates

  • Open Houses:  MS/HS Monday 8/26/13 Jessica, Roberta, Mary, Nikki & Paula to help at PTCO tables (Mary to fill out facility request forms for tables at MS & HS).  Elementary Tuesday 8/27/13 Jessica, Roberta, & Paula to help at PTCO table (Jessica to fill out facility request form).  Danyle & Paula to make flyers, sign-up sheets, etc for the tables.  Voted to give away one $25 Speedway gift card to one winner of a drawing (people that sign up at one of our tables)
  • Website calendar has been updated to include scrip orders and PTCO meetings for the entire school year
  • Committee formed to update website (bylaws to be updated at a later date) – Jess, Paula, Val, Mary
  • Sno-cones sales, first home football game Wed 8/28 6:00pm setup


  • Favoli’s Spaghetti Dinner – 9/27/13, Homecoming night after parade and before football game $7/person ($3 of that goes to PTCO), planning on approximately 250 people.  Jessica & Shannon to make flyers to promote
  • Chuck E Cheese – 10/21/13 3-9pm, no school this day
  • Roller Fox – 11/12/13 6-8pm, $4/person entrance fee (to get in the door)

Discussion Points

  • Board of Education: Val
  • Grassroots Update: summer off
  • EL School Improvement Meeting Update:  N/A
  • MS/HS School Improvement Meeting Update:  N/A
  • Discussed PTCO taking charge of the volunteer breakfast
  • PTCO storage room at the Elementary has moved
  • If anyone wants to help with AR (Accelerated Reader) at Elementary, need to e-mail Velvet Lerch
  • Next Meeting 9/23/13, 6:30pm at Administration Building

Meeting Adjourned – 8:30pm