Tuesday, October 17, 2017

October PTO Meeting Minutes

Donlin Drive PTO October Meeting
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 6pm
Dunkin Donuts

Meeting called to order:  6:06pm (Mark Cardone)

Secretary Report/Minutes will be posted and available on website (Laura Crandall)

Treasurer’s Report (Chrissy Guilfoil, DDE PTO Treasurer)
-Checking:  $1,552.74
-PTO Savings:  $25.10
-Payments:
               -Back to School Picnic:  expenses $686; profit $139
               -Switch prize for Walk-A-Thon:  $325
               -Folders for students:  $1,029

Committee Reports
-Walk-A-Thon/Merchandise: 
Friday, October 13th
-Awesome Prizes, Nintendo Switch, 32” smart flat screen TV, and Chromebook
-Water bottles, draw string bags, t-shirts
-Makes up 90% of the PTO Budget
-Can donate also through the GoFundMe but note the student name under Notes section
-Trunk or Treat:  Thursday, October 19th, 6:30-7:30pm
-Hosted by North Central Church, not PTO
-Movie Night:  Friday, October 27th at 6pm, ScoobyDoo Meets Batman and Robin
               -Volunteers needed for concessions, email Laura Crandall at lauradcrandall@gmail.com (Joyce Cardone, Jill Esposito)
-Roller Skating:  November 17th, 3:45 to approximately 8pm, by grade level/age, volunteers will be needed to help with concessions, more details will come on flyer
-DDE Dinners:
               -Tully’s last week, big turnout
               -Moes Cicero Location:  Wednesday, October 25th
-Dance Program:  starts up next week, Wednesday, October 11th
               -Volunteers are needed
-Shopping Programs Reminder!  A flyer will go home with all of this summarized
               -Shoparoo
               -BoxTops
               -Amazon Smile
               -Price Chopper through your card
               -Tops through your card

New Business
Dollars for Scholars (Theresa Vasla)
Every senior can apply for a scholarship in Liverpool through Scholarship America.  This year we gave out 189 and 225 applied.  Program has been around since 1970 with 3 major fundraisers:  phone-a-thon, golf tournament, and a bowl-a-thon (February 4th, 2018 from 11am-2pm)

Bricks4Kids:  6-weeks program on STEM (Soule Road did it) (Jecenia Bresett/Joyce Cardone)
-2 parent volunteers, send home fliers, sign out sheets, for $65 for the 6-week program
-10-24 students in total
-Thursdays might be the best night (late bus is for 4th, 5th, 6th grades)

Another request for a Mother/Son Event (Mummy-Son Dance for future idea…)
-Any ideas, pass them along to Mark Cardone
-Decorate your bike (Hike or Tryke); Winter Warrior Wipe Out (Sledding), Hiking or Fishing or Camping Trip

Inflatable Movie Screen Idea, 315 Rocks Trend, Warrior Gear in School Store/at DDE Dinners Out. Skate downtown in Clinton Square?

Chess Program is huge this year.  Maxed out this year at 48 students.


Adjourn Meeting at 6:50pm

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