September 2021 Minutes

Sept 3, 2021
meeting opened at 2:15
meeting adjourned at 2:45

September 2021 Minutes

SEPTEMBER 2021 

PTO MEETING MINUTES
Sept 3, 2021
meeting opened at 2:15
meeting adjourned at 2:45

MEMBERS PRESENT
LeeAnn Loss
Heather Fisher
Steffanie Gray
Kathleen Heaton
Ms. Erika Roberts (4-5 teacher)
Ms. Deb Stancliff (responsible teacher and learning strategist)
David Hinz
Hui Wang
EMAIL/TEXT CHECK IN
Audree Willardsen
Nikki and Thomas Seubert

SOT REPORT
N/A
TREASURER’S REPORT
Two new treasurers elected today, so no report yet.

PTO BUSINESS REPORT
Elections: 
Steffanie Gray, Parent Treasurer, 
Ms. Stancliff, Staff Treasurer
Heather Fisher, President and Secretary (until someone volunteers :))
Minutes will be posted to the facebook page and the school website
Blue Diamond Elementary School PTO facebook is a closed account, so please request to be added here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1688191288077965/

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Kathleen Heaton has been certified as a substitute teacher, the necessary qualifications for running an after-school program at Blue Diamond. The hours will be 2:15-4:00pm M-Th. The program is outdoor active playtime, then snack time, then projects and homework. This is all tentative until we get principal approval. We will send out an email announcement if/when it gets approved. Thank you Kate!
2021-22 School Staffing (8 adults for 31 students) We love our school!
Principal: Christine Vasquez
Responsible Teacher and Learning Strategist: Deb Stancliff
K-1: Miss Michelle Velarde
2-3: Miss Anemette Taylor
4-5: Miss Erika Roberts
Miss Kate Turner: Breakfast/Lunch
Miss Lacey Johnson: Support Staff
Miss Jennifer Urrutia: Support Staff
Miss Donna McCue: Custodian
Miss Juliet Chaney: nurse (on campus as needed)

UPCOMING SCHOOL EVENTS
School Open House, TBA, waiting on word from the new Principal
Sept Sept. 6, Monday, Labor Day, no school

COMMUNITY
Weekly story time at the Blue Diamond Library
Gail Billingsley’s 90th Birthday, Saturday, September 4, Quonset Hut
Check out Blue Diamond Villagers facebook page for more details. If you have a Blue Diamond address, email me heather@escapeadventures.com to join. This is different than the Blue Diamond School facebook page.

TEACHERS’ GOALS/NEEDS/PROJECTS
We will be sending around a sign-up list for supplies for the after-school program if/when it starts.

NEXT MEETING
Friday, October 1, 2:15p.m. in the teacher’s lounge: planning for Fall Fest
School Open House TBA