October 2013

Kent City PTCO Meeting Minutes

October 28, 2013

6:30 pm

Review & Approval Minutes- approved September 2013 minutes

Treasurer’s Report – Roberta

Scrip Report – Roberta

Recently approved Teacher Requests/Website Requests/facebook Requests –

  • Mrs. VanderWest, approx $330 for 1st graders to go to symphony/ballet
  • Mrs. Snyder $30 for 2 students Odyssey of the Mind camp fees
  • Mrs. VanderWest, approx $150-250 for 3rd graders (and possibly some 4th and 5th graders) to go to “Sound of Music”
  • Mrs. Christiansen $200 Halloween Walk-Thru candy purchase
  • Mr. Crane $500 lunches for 7th and 8th grade class trips in May/2014

Danyle is sending out confirmation e-mails to all from PTCO e-mail

Project Updates

  • PTCO to ask for volunteers to help with EL fundraiser pick-up – Wed 11/13/13 12:45pm
  • EL Reading and Math Night – 11/21/13 6:30-8, Monstermania.  PTCO to supply volunteers and purchase bracelets, tootsie rolls, and Danyle to obtain board games from “Box Tops” money to be used as prizes, Christine to take pictures
  • EL Pennies For Patients – Christine & Mandi to talk with Mrs. Kosak about taking this over (will not take place until after Spring Break 2014)
  • EL Parent/Teacher Dinner – Tuesday 11/5/13, right after school, request for donations, Danyle organizing
  • MS – PTCO is getting pizzas (Papa Piccione’s is giving them to PTCO at cost…THANK YOU) and pop for Mrs. Lindeboom’s class (winners of MS Box Tops contest) – Jessica is delivering
  • Update PTCO bylaws – Paula, Danyle, Jessica, and Roberta to work on these after AR on M, W, F – work in progress
  • Update Website – Mary has updated calendar on website and added new e-mail addresses from open houses


  • Chuck E Cheese – 10/21/13 do not have a final amount that was raised at this time
  • Roller Fox – 11/12/13 date had to be rescheduled due to 3rd grade concert, now is scheduled for Sat 11/16/13 and to be combined with a Papa Piccione’s fundraiser as well!  Roller Fox is from 12-2pm, and Papa P’s is generously giving us 20% of profits made during regular business hours on Sat 11/16/13
  • Entertainment Books – on hold
  • Pre-Holiday Scrip Sales – on hold

Discussion Points

  • Amanda Peterson promoted her Jump Rope For Heart campaign, and will need volunteers in February/2014, which the PTCO will promote
  • Board of Education: Val
  • Grassroots Update: no new meetings
  • EL School Improvement Meeting Update:  Paula
  • MS/HS School Improvement Meeting Update:  Mary
  • Mandi has purchased many mugs for Santa Shop, so asking for candy donations to fill the mugs
  • Next Meeting had to be changed due to conflict with Secondary Spotlight that night, rescheduled for Tues 11/19/13 6:30pm in Administration Building (Jess to complete new facility request)
  • December meeting rescheduled to Tues 12/17/13 at 1pm in Elementary Conference Room due to Christmas break (Nan to complete new facility request)

Meeting Adjourned – 8:20pm