October 2011

PTO Meeting 10/3/11

Library Resource Room, 7:00 – 8:40

Childcare was provided

1.  Reviewed PTO meeting Norms – Approved minutes of 9/12/11

2.  Promoting Student Health at PTO Events – Heather Danis

Heather would like the PTO to consider healthy choices with fundraising and PTO sponsored events

CDC: Obesity Trends

For more information, contact Heather at heatherdanis@gmail.com

3.  Fall Fundraiser Update

Sandy reviewed the fall fundraiser:  Innisbrook, VT coffee, Dan’s Chocolates.

4.  Fundraising/PTO Activities Planner Proposal

Clare reviewed EES Fundraising Guidelines 2011-2012.  (see attached)  All fundraising ideas will go through Clare and discussed/reviewed at a PTO meeting.

It was suggested that we call the form Fundraising and Event Guidelines.  Any comments/questions/suggestions on the form can be emailed to Clare Wool.

5.  Tag Sale Fundraiser Proposal

Felicia is proposing a tag sale fundraiser.  Felicia will fine tune her proposal (perhaps narrow the focus to winter gear) and bring it back to the next PTO meeting.   Email Felicia at fahinvt@yahoo.com

6.  Fundraising Question by Kate Larson

How do we want to spend time together?  How do we want to raise money?  What is going to give us the most sense of community?  If anyone has any comments, they can email Kate at kate.larson@mac.com

7.  Room Parent Workshop

Generate a list of ideas of suggested ideas of room parent responsibilities.

(For the sub-committees formed after the meeting to discuss Room Parents or Fundraising contact Pam Shea pj_shea@yahoo.com and Carolyn Hanson Carolyn@burlingtontelecom.net)

8.  Next PTO Meeting Monday, November 7, 2:45-4:00.


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