October Minutes


    7:00 - Approval of last month’s minutes

    Principal’s Report - Picture Day went well, ran smoothly
    Relocation drill re-scheduled for next Tuesday
    Sail a brations are scheduled

    7:05 - VP Report

    Yearbooks - Continue to use Lifetouch.

    Mini Grants - District wants to approve purchases before we purchase, see what is approved at the building level, then give the go ahead. BVS PTSA needs a chairperson to be the go-between with district for mini - grants.

    Mental Health Training available for 20 PTSA members on Friday October 26th.
    Home room Tea Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. 10/10/2018. Two needed per classroom 

    Scholastic Book Fair - Coin drive in the classrooms for All For Books
    Book fair scheduled for 10/23-10/25. Set - up Monday the 22nd after school
    Teacher Wish Lists
    PARP - books will be given to teachers for distribution to students, books will be purchased at this book fair for the next PARP event to be scheduled
    Halloween Event - cider and donuts; stations; face painting added; photo booth, games, bags for collecting, costume contest, coloring contest

    Reflections - deadlines for projects are Monday November 19th

    Activity Day - Moving forward on using Earth Spirit for Activity Day

    Box Tops - Tracy Skuse collections going well

    8:00-NEW IDEAS
    Spirit Wear - planning to offer youth size t-shirts at cost. Kick off at the Halloween event - 10/24/2018 for two weeks ending in November. 
    SQUARE One Art Work as a Fundraiser possibility, 38% profit
    Scrip - gift cards, 5% back
    Christmas Plant and Wreath Sale - Motion Passed
    Schwans - food, 20% back possibly in the spring
    Girls On The Run-
    Purchasing more tables-
    Tablecloth - BVS PTSA $65.00 motion passed
    BVS Buddies - Model learners at Boston Valley Need to purchase life size stand ups
    Glen Colton - program for PARP
    8:45 Meeting Adjourned
    B.Piazza, E.Piazza, T.Skuse, A.Bus, N.Lauer, A.Lyle, S.Beiter,

September Minutes


    7:50- Approval of minutes
    Treasurer’s Report - year end expenses, etc.

    Principal's Report- good opening day! 

    VP Report- would like to see growth of Mini Grants
    Vote on increasing mini grants from $500 to $1000 Passed
    Need committees for mini grants

    Box Tops Program is being handled by Tracy Skuse - Set a goal for the Box Tops$
    Programs-would like teacher input-Core will cover it at their meetings 

    Field Trips-Budget will be established
    Reflections-Theme is Heroes Among Us
    PARP - Need to form a committee
    Scholastic- run simultaneously with PARP
    Back To School Barbecue Monday 9/17/2018
    Home room Parent Tea - Share expectations of a home room Parent 
    Halloween Celebration - Centers/Stations Snack related station; Mike Randall, Photo Station
    Picture Day - no changes

    New Business:

    Adding Garden as a line item -
    Need Someone to be a liaison with Farm To Table Initiative
    Bald For Bucks - possibly doing something at BVS in Honor Of Conor Long

    Old Business - Meeting times adjusted

    In Attendance: B.Piazza, C.Ricotta, D.McFadden, B.Knodel, N.Lauer, L. Biddle, A.Montagna, J.Koelemeyer, A. Judge, T.Roberts, K. Gingerich, R.Bartoo