PTO Update for HRE Staff

April 2016 Board Meeting

President's Update

Approval of March Minutes

General PTO Meeting - May 18th @ 6:00

  • Approval of the 2016-2017 PTO Board
  • Update on PTO activities year to date
  • 1:1 Update for Parents w/discussion to follow

Admin Professionals Day - April 27th

  • Send Office staff "Out to Lunch"
  • PTO Board to cover the office
  • Office staff will choose what day they want to go

First Day Shirts for 2016-2017

  • Will gather quotes from vendors
  • Discussed various styles...Baseball style is up next in our rotation
  • Will aim for final decision by early June

Volunteer Thank You Breakfast - May 23rd @ 9:10

  • Group email will be sent for items to bring
  • Volunteer invites will be sent by Brittany

Vice President, Committee Updates

Dine to Donate

  • Kona Ice card sale...flyers go home on 4/29
  • Waiting on updates from City Barbecue and Hot Box

Movie Night

  • Moving to an afternoon session for May 6th
  • Right after school...pick-up @ 6:00
  • Seven volunteers secured right now...need five more
  • Would teachers be interested in volunteering?

Field Day

  • No updates...all is on track at this point
  • Volunteer list will be reviewed and emails sent to those who showed interest
  • Free Kona Ice for all HRE students!

Rocket Rewards

  • Labels contest will run April 25th through April 29th
  • Flyers will go home on Friday, April 22nd
  • Each grade level that reaches 1000 points will get open seating at lunch
  • 2000 points will be open lunch AND extra recess

Mornings with Moms

  • Went well!
  • Made approximately $1400


  • Bin is full...will be sending soon
  • Received info on Shoe recycling program...will try to start this year and pair it with Walk-a-thon...More info will be communicated

Staff appreciation

  • Olympic theme
  • Each day is planned with events...will be exciting!
  • More info to come in an upcoming Weekly Bulletin

School Supply Kit

  • Finalized...all is good

Rocket Challenge Walk-a-thon

  • DJ has confirmed
  • Flyers will be made a sent the first week of May

Book Fair

  • Book fair made approximately $9000 in sales during Morning with Moms
  • Looking forward to Literacy Night this evening!

Treasurer's Report

Cash balance

  • Cash balance was reviewed

Other items...

  • No other items at this time

Principal's Report

Wall Projects

  • Shared that we presented to the HSSF Board on 4/21
  • Discussed the progress of the Lego Wall

STEM Scouts

  • Shared information on programming from Boy Scouts
  • Will communicate with HRE families

Old Business

Flower Sales

  • April 27th delivery
  • Items have been that should help
  • Pick-up is from noon to 6:00 pm
  • Hanging baskets have been ordered to sell the day of
  • Possibly send a Skylert that day to remind families

Co-chairs for 2016-2017
  • Discussed vacant spots and possible names to fill those areas
  • Carnival is a big need at this point

Blood Drive

  • Will be the same night as Fine Arts Night
  • Will be held in the Mobile Unit in the HRE parking lot
  • Incentives will be offered to students for donors

New Business

  • Possible fund raising opportunity
  • School would receive 20% of sales
  • Will look at what businesses are available after May 1st