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March 2019 PTA Board Meeting Agenda

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PTA Board Meeting
March 7, 2019
5:00 – 6:00 PM, Maplewood Library

  1. Welcome
  2. Approve January 10th meeting minutes (Kim)
  3. Budget (Bryan)
    1. Review-include “Endowment discussion”
    2. $700 revenue generated from Amplify Austin
    3. Amendments requested
      1. Gardening
      2. Library and Makerspace personnel till end of year: $500
      3. Administrative support items:  electric stapler, pencil sharpener (Cherille has both, so can ask her)
      4. Green Teams Camping Trip: $250
      5. “Screenagers” childcare & food: $100 for childcare ad 25 pizzas; have $150 toward it already from a parent donation.  It would be to cover the remaining pizza cost ($75)
  4. Teacher Update (Mary and Jennifer)
    1. Parent walk
    2. Parent conferences
    3. Science Fair success and request for team of support next year
    4. Maplewood Olympics coming up
  5. Feedback Next Steps – https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KzO8Ig7clAS3Uu7fou7GTLPemm18PbqArjbGY2C6eHM/edit?usp=sharing
  6. Committee Updates
    1. Spring Fling Committee
    2. Gardening & Landscaping
    3. CAC Update- Enrollment issues, BTO and AP for next year- Need 500 kids to get an AP, we have 487, how can you help us get 13 more?
    4. State Advocacy Committee update (Billie Jo)
    5. Nominating  Committee
      1. First question: Who would still like to participate next year?
    6. Fall Fest & Spring fling (Tori)
      1. Date suggestions & planning team
  7. New news:
    1. Cost of absences – For every day a student is absent from class, AISD loses $45 in revenue from the state. By contrast, if we raise the attendance rate by just one percent district-wide, it would result in an additional $5.9 million per year in state revenue.
    2. Student Data Review at CAC
    3. Request for community discussion on creating inclusive communities for SPED students.
  8. Upcoming Events:
    1. Is there a volunteer appreciation day scheduled?
    2. Teacher appreciation in May 10
    3. Garden Work Day THIS Saturday, March 9 from 9am-noon
March Thurs/Friday 14-15 During School Hours Mustang Olympics
April Tues 2 9 – 10:30 Kinder Round UP
April Thurs 4 5:30 – 6:30 PM PTA Board Meeting & General Membership Meeting
April Sat 13 11:00 AM -2:00 PM Spring Fling

 

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