PTA - April 19

  • Joshua Bloodworth convened the meeting and went over the recent budget report. There were no questions.

  • Emily Chen discussed the upcoming Board Elections and introduced the two volunteers for the nominating committee: Ty Campbell-Hossein and Natasha Nieves.

    • Elections will take place at the May membership meeting.

  • Ms. Hope spoke about the discussions within SLT about reconfiguring grade five to better equip students to transition to middle school. The school is working out a different structure where students will move between classes and teachers for different subjects.

  • Ms Hope also highlighted upcoming events and trips including:

    • Field Day

    • Grade Five trip to DC

    • Grade Three trip to Phillidelpgia

    • Grade One hike in upstate NY

    • Grade Two trip to Howe Caverns

    • Cultural Dance Festival

  • Ms Hope encouraged students to spend a least 30 minutes a day over Spring Break on Homework, in particular Grades 3 through 5 as they will take the Math State Test the week after Spring Break.

  • Nathalie Clunis provided an updated on Raise 11:

    • Among the items up for auction are vacation homes, signed sports memorabilia, and a pair of HAMILTON tickets.

    • The committee’s goal is 200 items for the auction, and are accepting donations both large and small, as the committee would like a range of items.

    • If you are unable to attend, please consider buying a ticket for a teacher or funding a cause (see the website for details).

    • The tickets do count as a donation to the PTA which is a 501C.

  • Mr Rand announced the Game Night on the the Thursday before Spring Break and thanked all the parents for their continued support to the school.

  • Joshua Bloodworth, Emily Chen, Ron McGrew, Kiesha DeVaugn, Andrea Boffa, Bianca Donaldson, and Nathalie Clunis described their various positions on the board and their experiences serving on the PTA.

  • The meeting was adjourned.

MinutesAndrea Boffa