PTO Meeting Minutes 2017-18

Minutes of the Peotone PTO Meeting –September 11, 2017

Meeting called to order at 6:35 pm in the PIC–Art Room

Those in attendance: Julie Widniski, Amanda Bostjancic, Cassandra Miller, Becky Sterling, Kim Gayeski, Megan Schmidt, Lauren Mansell, Bethany DeMoss, Joanne Obszanski, Terry Wiske, Carmen Connolley, Amy Deutsche, Leslie Joslin, Rhonda Cusack

Prior Meeting Minutes will submitted & posted next meeting by Julie Widinski

Treasury report was submitted by Megan Schmidt and approved by Cassandra Miller seconded by Amanda Bostjancic

* News from Mrs. Davis (PES):

- Mrs. Davis was not in attendence

* News from Mrs. Obszanski (PIC):

- Mrs. Obszanski:  smooth beginning of school year, few drills completely today, great start of year.

* Agenda Topics:

-Kidstuff books- continued fundraising, soon to be collected and finished.

-Sunrise Mums Sale- Orders coming in and large orders have been given.  Pick up can be flexible for purchasers.

- Box Tops Labels For Education –Kim Gayeski reported the 2 chairs were contacted to collect labels from all buildings.  

- PES/PIC Santa’s Secret Shoppe – Kim Gayeski gave the update that storage was cleaned out with much to use.  Not much will need to be purchased.  

- PES Yearbook – Can be purchased now for 15% off and personalization can be anytime before about April, will be posted on FaceBook.

- Pancake Breakfast, renamed Peotone PTO Breakfast, Craft and Vendor Fair- Reviewed sponsors and donors.  Reviewed schedule and duties.  Placements ad can be bought for $50 and $100 for placemat and sponsor.  The permit for health department discussed with paperwork already started.  Vendors also need to be permitted by health department.  Megan Schmidt to chair new event with volunteers discussed.

-  -Cassandra Miller stated deposits were made, similar to last deposits.  Nice easy fundraiser

- PTO Open Positions  – The PTO board discussed the possibility for a new position called ‘Volunteer Coordination’ that will be open discussion.  Terms are 2 years and begin July 1, 2016. Anyone interested in a PTO Board position should contact the PTO at

* Potential Purchases:
Motion to allocate $600 for room parent submitted by Cassandra Miller, second by Carmen Connelley.

Motion to allocate $900 for room parent submitted by  Rhonda Cusack, second by Amanda Bostjancic.

Motion to allocate $1500-2000 parties for Annual PTO BCVF submitted by Cassandra Miller, second by Rhonda Cusack

Motion to allocate $500 for PES and $500 for PIC for activities like yoga, battle of books, brainstormers submitted by  Carmen Connelley, second by Amanda Bostjancic.

Motion to allocate $140 for STEM activity submitted by  Rhonda Cusack, second by Carmen Connelley

* Approved/Finalized Purchases:
- None

* Visitors Opportunity to Speak:
- None

The next PTO Meeting will be November  6 PES @ 6:30pm.

At 7:15 pm a motion to adjourn was made.  Approved by Rhonda Cusack and seconded by Amanda Bostjancic.

Recorded by Lauren Mansell PTO CoTreasurer
Submitted by Lauren Mansell PTO  CoTreasurer