PTO Meeting Minutes October 17th

Meeting Welcomed at 5:30 pm.


  1. Treasurer Report (Vinita)
    1. Account Balance: Currently around $16,000
    2. Income of PTO Dues: Approximately $11,000 for a total of $27,000.
  2. Fall Festival Recap (Gisela)
    1. Fall Festival was successful and is expected to make a profit.
    2. The dunking booth was particularly popular.
  3. Staff Holiday Breakfast
    1. A vote for December 7th at 7:00 a.m. was unanimous. 
    2. Information for catering will be followed up on by Sharmeen.
  4. Staff Gift Distribution 
    1. A monetary gift of $100 was voted by all present.
    2. It was suggested that school staff will receive the monetary gift, while gifts to teachers may need to have the option of providing a physical gift.
    3. Christie White asked that a JBMA/PTO account be created to receive parental contributions.
    4. Sharmeen to check on opening a school Venmo account.
  5. Monthly Breakfast Cart (Christie)
    1. Christie presented the Board with a suggestion to have a monthly breakfast cart that would go room-to-room and be supervised by a team made up of room parents.
    2. Christie gave an estimate of $250 for the cart including the cost of coffee/drinks, 3 dozen donuts, muffins, fruit parfait, and fruit.
    3. A determination on financing the cart will be evaluated once the flooring project costs are finalized.
  6. Art Show Proposal (Christie)
    1. Christie suggested the possibility of having an art show as a fundraising event.
    2. After discussion, it was decided that the art show idea would need to collaborate with Lisa. Funds raised would go to funding materials and supplies for the art classes.
    3. Montesorri Curriculum Materials
  7. Posting Future Meeting Minutes on the PTO Blog
    1. Michael will contact Jessica Linville about posting the minutes on the PTO Blog.

2022 Fall Festival

Mark your calendar for October 16th, 2022 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm for our annual PTO Fall Festival! 

We need your help to make the Fall Festival successful. Please see the link below to sign up for the following (i.e. cookies/cupcakes for the cake walk, help with games, set up/clean up just to name a few).

Fall Festival T-shirts will be available for purchase until we run out. 

2022 Fall Festival Volunteer Sign up