The noise machine in the 2nd, 3rd classroom is EXTREMELY loud and disruptive for instruction. PTO will submit a request to build a soundproof wall around it.
Dec. 17, Monday rehearsal 3rd, 4th, 5th, right after school, pickup at 3:10
Dec. 18, Tuesday rehearsal K-5, same time, 3:10 pick up (parents stay to set up chairs 3:10-4:00pm)
Dec. 19, Wednesday School Play
5:30-7 at the Quonset hut
families wear pajamas
bring cash or check for bake sale
bring food for food drive
kids come dressed in their assigned costumes
kids wear pajamas to school
Megan buying cocoa and styrofoam cups, PTO serving hot cocoa
bring cash or check for bake sale
bring bake sale items, homemade allowed, individually wrapped to sell, everything priced at $1 or $5 or $10 (cookies, cupcakes, small bagged treats, sweet breads, cakes, gingerbread, etc.)
PTO bought a 5 x 7 photo stand, 3 scenes, background
Dec. 20, Thursday, Santa at Library, Christmas caroling
Dec. 21, Friday pajama party, gingerbread house day
sign up genius going around to sign up for gingerbread house supplies
blasting out on DOJO
volunteers needed to help build gingerbread houses, first thing in the morning
Friday last day of food drive
Dec. 21-Jan 7, School break from Friday after school 21st
Jan. 7, Monday school starts
Jan. 8, Science Fair projects start
Jan. 21, Monday, Martin Luther King Day, no school
Feb. 8, Science Fair project deadline for intermediate
Feb. 11, Science Fair judging
Feb. 18, Monday, President’s Day, no school
Feb. 21, Thursday, Talent Show dress rehearsal after school, mandatory for all acts
Feb. 22, Friday, Talent Show Fundraiser Benefit
5:30 call time
open to families and community members
each class will perform 2 group acts
individual acts by students, staff, family, and community members
crock pot cook off, best dish gets a PTO gift card
$5 entry and $5 meal, water and bag of chips come with a dish and tasting cup
bar drinks extra, donation box as well
Mar. 13, Science Fair deadline for the winners who go on to UNLV with judging at the end of March
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Nina is still hosting an after school STEAM class in the library once a week on Wednesdays after school, 2:30-3:30. Parents need to get a walker permission slip if they want to pick up their kid after STEAM instead of after school.
Mary’s art class after school, Tuesdays at the Library, one hour. $20 a week. Recommended that K, 1, 2 has a parent. PTO will send a flyer.
Soccer Stars is weekly on Thursdays after school. $10 a week. More kids needed! If your child is in Soccer Stars, you can make arrangements to pick him/her up after soccer instead of after school. Sign up here: http://www.soccerstarslv.com. or call Coach Kevin for information: 702-466-854
Mojave desert project: School were awarded $5000 to design and build a Mojave Desert Project outdoor classroom. The plan is approved with a walking trail, colored rocks, wind down spiral, natural learning environment, tree trunk benches, native vegetation, trees, shrubs, cacti, interpretive signage, sensory garden, teepee reading nook, whiteboard for outdoor lessons. Donations are accepted, such as Fig trees and Pomegranite trees, etc. Construction will begin in February. Need community volunteers, bobcats and tractors. We will announce it at the talent show.
Recipe book fundraiser: we will be collecting recipes for the garden produce, compiling into a book to sell for $20
The yearbook was awesome last year and will be made again this year and sold at year’s end.
4 teachers $50 gift certificates, 4 aids $25, Miss Lacy, Miss Jennifer, Miss Kate, Miss Diana, in BD wine glasses. Librarian and PE teachers, Blue Diamond glasses.
Joe an appreciation gift for running the school play
Wednesday, January 9, 7:45 a.m. in the teacher’s lounge
PTO Meeting Minutes September 2018
PTO MEETING MINUTES
September 5, 2018 - meeting opened at 8:09, meeting adjourned at 8:47
PTO BUSINESS REPORT BY HEATHER
PTO is free and open to everyone and meetings are held the first Wednesday of the month at 8:00a.m. in the teacher’s lounge.
Count day is this Friday
PTO will have a membership drive at the open house with sign up sheets in classrooms
We welcome new members, Stevee Lopriore, Ali Cook, and Anemette Taylor, to the PTO. Welcome!
Heather will post minutes/notices to PTO facebook.
Fri, Sept. 7, Cookie Dough Fundraiser orders due, www.cookiedoughman.com (see access code sent home in backpacks)
Sept. 21, Field Trip to Cirque-Mechanics during school 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept 25, Open House 5-6 p.m.
Friday, October 12, Cookie Dough Delivery
Friday, October 26, Nevada Day observed, NO SCHOOL
November 6, Election Day NO SCHOOL
November 7, Conference Day NO SCHOOL
November 12, Veteran’s Day observed, NO SCHOOL
November 19-23, Thanksgiving week, NO SCHOOL
December 24-January 4, Christmas Break, NO SCHOOL
Martin Luther King Day, January 21 NO SCHOOL
SOT REPORT BY MELISSA
The votes are in, but not yet counted, for the new SOT parent nominations
The team talked about the convenience gate that was brought up by parents last year. CCSD will not cover it because they feel it is not absolutely necessary. It would cost $7,000. Has to meet district specs, so can’t be cheaper. A Google poll will be sent to parents.
TREASURER’S REPORT BY MEGAN
We are looking for a treasurer understudy to prepare for being treasurer next year when Megan is gone. Please see Megan if yo are interested.
TALENT SHOW FUNDRAISER
The talent show will be on a Friday evening, non-holiday weekend that the Quonset Hut is available. Possible dates are: Nov. 30, Jan. 11, 25, Feb. 1
open to families and community members, $5 entry fee
The school will perform 2 group acts
Individual acts by students, staff, and family members are welcome and encouraged.
There will be a chili cook off. The best chili wins a PTO gift card.
A mandatory dress rehearsal for all talent acts will be held immediately following school on the preceding Thursday.
COMMUNITY & EXTRA CURRICULAR BY MEGAN
Nina will be hosting an after school art class in the library once a week. Mary, the piano teacher will teach it as a 4 week block, parents will pay the PTO who will pay Mary. Price coming soon
We will check with Michelle Ward to see if Soccer Stars is happening this year. It’s a once a week after school at school recreational soccer program with really great coaches.
Cirque Field Trip needs a male chaperon. Dave, Trace, Jared were volunteered.
Mojave desert project: We were awarded $5000 to design and build a Mojave Desert Project outdoor classroom. The plan is approved with a walking trail, colored rocks, wind down spiral, natural learning environment, tree trunk benches, native vegetation, trees, shrubs, cacti, interpretive signage, sensory garden, teepee reading nook, whiteboard for outdoor lessons. Donations are accepted, such as Fig trees and Pomegranate trees, etc. Construction will begin in February. We will need community volunteers, bobcats and tractors. We will announce it at the talent show.
Recipe book fundraiser: we will be collecting recipes for the garden produce, compiling into a book to sell.
The yearbook was awesome last year and will be made again this year to be sold at year’s end.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 8a.m. in the teachers' lounge.