Saturday, February 9, 2019

February Meeting Minutes

DDE PTO Meeting
Tuesday, February 3, 2019
@ DDE Library

PTO Meeting Minutes
President:  Mark Cardone
Vice President:  Joyce Cardone
Treasurer:  Chrissy Guilfoil
Secretary:  Laura Crandall
Principal: Heather Silvia

Meeting called to order by President (Mark Cardone):  6:03pm
Secretary Report (Laura Crandall):  Minutes on the website
Treasurer’s Report (Chrissy Guilfoil)


·       Movie Night moved
to Friday, January 18th:  Made a profit of
·       Princess Ball:  huge success, everyone showed up with about 120 kids.  Extra guests attended and concerned about space.
·       Chess Tournament:  this Sunday at DDE
·       Dollars for Scholars this Sunday at Flamingo Bowling Alley

Committee Reports:

·       Dance Program:  (Allyson Taggert) 60ish dancers, held on Wednesdays afterschool.  Dance recital will be at Chestnut Middle School
·       Karate Program (Chrissy Guilfoil):  Tues/Thursdays week of January 8th for 3 weeks in a row.  Program was great!
·       Bricks4Kidz (Jess Bresett):  Next few Thursdays and will be a make up session one week later (due to the snow day).
·       March Book Fair (Joyce Cardone):  coming up during the Open House.  Summer program will be present.
·       Open House is on Tuesday, March 19th
·       Moes at 57 (note date and new location!) on Wednesday, February 13th at 5-8pm
·       Ziti Dinner on Wednesday, April 10:  (Wanie Heath, Chair)
·                      -Dinner chair (Wanie Heath)
               -Donations for Silent Auctions (Amy Spranger)
·                      -Basket Raffles (Aimee Flowers)
·       Brainstorming ideas for a mother-son event?
·       Shopping Programs Reminders:  Boxtops, Shoparoo, Amazon Smile. 
·       School Store (Jess Bresett):  Can we move it to a better location or should we look at phasing this out as we do not really need it or make money on this?  Yes, we will phase this out and donate items to Contact.
·       Yellow Room Tech Club for an option for 6th Graders during recess from 12:20-12:50pm.
·       NEW Events:  Muffins with Mom (Friday, May 10th) and Donuts with Dad (Monday, June 17th):  8:15am to 8:45am, Donlin Drive Library

Principle’s Report:

Would like to book Irish Dancers for $75.  Two 5th grade girls to gather items for Golisano fundraiser. 

Meeting adjourned at 6:32pm by Mark Cardone

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