April 2019 PTO Meeting Minutes

Chestnutwold Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)

General Meeting Agenda: April 3rd, 2019

ChCK Trait: - Trustworthiness

“Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.” -Henry David Thoreau

Thank You’s: Thank you for Christine Schindler and Kristina Early for running the Variety Show last week, to Yvie Fabella for helping with Family Night, and to Jamie Hawthorne for organizing the Town Tap Give Back Night. 

  • Teacher Remarks - learning support specialists.

    • thanks for the classroom enhancements.  

    • thanks for support with Reading Olympics.  

  • Principal’s Remarks 

    • PSSAs the week after spring break

    • STEAM project is ongoing - April 16th will be expert day.

  • Easy Money Update: 

    • reminder to sign up for Amazon Smile

    • Taddeo’s spring fundraiser May 3-5 (just mention Chestnutwold at checkout)

  • Treasurer Report

    • balance just over $18,000

    • money starting to come in for spring social as well as March madness

    • expenditures over $4,000 classroom enhancements, Chatter

  • IDC update 

    • last meeting focus was on Guidance/Health - discussed emotional safety

    • ongoing training for sociocultural proficiency for all staff

  • Board Vacancies for 2019-2020:

    • Co-President

    • Secretary

    • VP In School Activities

    • VP out of School Activities

    • Co-Treasurer 

  • Current Board Nominees

    • Nina Wickersham - for co-treasurer

    • Megan Grissom - for VP out of school activities

    • Natalie Bickhart - for VP in school activities 

  • Save the Date:  

    • Adult Social at Wynnewood Lanes: Saturday, April 13, 8-10. Contact Jamie Hawthorn if you’d like to be on the planning committee 

    • HTSD Education Fund Twilight Run: Saturday, April 27, 4 pm at HH'

    • Chestnutwold Chase May 19th

Next meeting: May 1 - Please attend - we need a quorum in order to hold our board elections.

Speaker Series presenter: HTPD on Bike Safety - children are invited to attend.  HMS PTO rep will visit that meeting as well.