PTA — Oct '18
o Emily Chen opened the meeting
o Monique Minto-Gonzalez presented the budget
o Monique Minto-Gonzalez discussed the upcoming Spooky Fun House on 10/26
o All volunteers welcome! Please can give as much time as you can, but no need to work the whole night.
o Pre-Sale for the wrist bands to alleviate the line issues
o Food tickets will be on sale the morning of the event as well
o Stephanie Tocco - Mindfulness Teacher in NYC schools
o Discussed her workshops on mindfulness which include Mindfulness Tools for the School, Home, and Family
o Anyone interested should contact the PTA to be put in touch.
o Natalie Clunis discussed about Raise 11
o Date for Raise 11 is May 10th
o first committee meeting Saturday October 20 at noon
o We need volunteers!!!!
o Picture Day November 1 and 2 (paperwork will be placed in red folders)
o Election Day Bake Sale
o Even thought it is a midterm still be a lot of interest.
o We need volunteers to provide baked goods for the bake sale!
o Ron McGrew talked about Nets Tickets
o first game is November 2 and students have a chance to get on the Jumbotron
o Andrew Goodman – Schoolfoods
o Only 20% of students are having breakfast! All students are eligible!
o Samples available at the general meeting of the different breakfast items
o Lesley Duval and Erika Phillips gave a report about the School Wellness Committee
o Be the healthiest school!
o School Lunchtime Volunteers
o Tuesday October 23 – Garden to Cafeteria Day
o Upcoming Workshops and events include an Adult SoCa Class and Mr Rand’s Teachers vs Parents Basketball Game
o Joshua Bloodworth reminded everyone about Dad’s Night Out, hosted by the Parent Coordinator Mr Rand
o Andrea Boffa spoke about the Readathon which begins on Monday October 22
o Emily Chen adjourned the meeting.