Parent Partnership Meeting October 2018

Kessler PP Meeting

October 11th, 2018

 

In attendance: Annie McCutcheon, Katie Gilbert, Aimee Shanight, Abigail McLane, Hanna Marron, Amber Chenowith, Liz Ulrich, Mandy Needham, Holly McGraw, Kelly Koon, Mary Ellen Fischer

 

Fundraiser Update:  Currently raised $7,781.27 ($10 more than last year)

  • Discussion on success of fundraiser compared to previous years and initial discussion on adding an additional fundraiser this spring.
  • Group agrees it would be helpful to have a something in mind that we are fundraising for
  • Liz put together a business letter that is being sent out. Corporations have until the end of October to make their donation.
  • Group agrees a vinyl sign thanking corporate sponsors would be nice. Sign will be printed end of November or early December.

REQUESTS:

Mary Ellen Fischer (Title One Teacher):  Brought a request for a Kessler School Bowling night.

After further discussion the group decided to use our Movie License to show the BFG – a book the title one teachers are using with all of Kessler.  This ties together a family night, our license (that we funded) and the book.  PP may provide pizza.  March 7th Family Night

Motion approved for $250 on pizza that night

 

SNACK PROGRAM UPDATE:

Aimee is meeting with Vans manager to make an updated list for snacks and discuss possible discount

 

SUPERINTENDENT UPDATE:  Liz Ulrich

  • Tyler Reames done with first 100 days
  • District student count is highest in 10 years. 8,266 kids
  • There is only 1 counselor per 400 students
  • Discussed how do you measure success…

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES:  Nov 13 and 15

  • Katie Gilbert is organizing lunches in the teachers lounge for those days.
  • Soup and Tailgate Themes
  • Terah will create a sign up genius

 

CARNIVAL:  Friday, March 15

  • Games: Katie, Kelly, Abby
  • Baskets: Annie, Mandy, (Ashley Toner Erwin?)
  • Food: Liz, Holly, Aimee

HOLIDAY FUNDRAISING

  • Turkey jug will be used for donations
  • November 12-16: Monday – PJs, Wednesday- Hats, Friday- Cat/Griz
  • Lolita will help identify families in need

OTHER:

  • Katie contacting Mary Werner to set Clay Day dates
  • Trunk or Treat is October 30th
  • Holiday Program is scheduled for December 14th
  • Suggestion was made for regular updates from Mrs. Lowney
    • Aimee will reach out to her