PTO Update for HRE Staff

January 2016 Board Meeting

President's Update

Approval of December Minutes

SAC Meeting/Advance HSE Update

  • Shared what we can and can't do after January 25th w/referendum info
  • HSE website will have factual information
  • PAC Committees are being formed...sign up if interested
  • Email... for information
  • Personal donations are being accepted to help the cause

Call out for Board 2016-2017

  • Discussion of needs for the Board in 2016-2017
  • Call out will be some time in March

Basket for HSSF/Tickets for HSSF

  • HRE Basket...discussed confirmation of items
  • Jen Dack will put the basket together
  • Game Day is on February 26th
  • HRE PTO will sponsor a table for the event (6 tickets)

Committee Updates

Dine to Donate

  • Updated $ from past events
  • Tentative events...Five Guys in February, Hot Box in March, City Barbecue and Graeter's in April, Brixx & Yogurtz in May

Field Day

  • Will be discussing at next meeting
  • Will be held the day before the last day of school

Rocket Rewards

  • Box Tops...Feb 10th through Feb 19th
  • Ice cream theme
  • Discussed incentive levels
  • Labels contest...after Spring Break

Staff appreciation

  • Feb 5th PD Day...tentative Greek's Pizza
  • Plans still being made for staff appreciation week

Science Fair & Math/Science Night

  • Finalizing logistical details this week
  • February 11th is Math & Science night

School Supply Kit

  • Working on next year's lists now to maximize % back

Treasurer's Report

Cash balance

  • Cash balance was reviewed

Other items...

  • Budget is current up to date
  • Looking at getting an Amazon account for HRE PTO so orders are tax exempt

Principal's Report

Blood Drive

  • Discussed hosting a mobile blood drive
  • Looking at possible dates for May or next fall


  • Finalized details on project for classroom doorbells

Outside Art & Activities

  • Discussed ideas for HRE campus

Volunteer Partnership

  • Discussed partnership with 1st United Methodist

Old Business


  • Feb 5th from 1:00 to 3:00
  • Parents pay at the event that day
  • $12...includes $5 game card and pizza/drink
  • Parents/adult must stay onsite during the event

Blooming Biz

  • Follow-up will happen this month
  • Still looking at an event in May

New Business