PTA NEWSLETTER

Minutes and Details of the March 28, 2016 Meeting

On-Going Business

School Store - Kim Cameron Reporting
  • M-F 7:30-7:55: Volunteer Staff (Help Wanted)
  • Profit to Benefit P.E. and Field Day
Box Tops - Renee Cain
  • Keep collecting Box Tops, give to your homeroom teacher or front office.

Labels For Education- Lily Welch (7/8th Math teacher) Reporting

  • Bring in Labels for Education ASAP and before May 25th, 2016
8th Grade Field Trip - Brande Palmer Reporting
  • Silver Dollar City Trip on May 20, 201
  • 8th Grade will be holding Penny Wars
  • 8th Grade will be promoting and profiting from the last Spirit Days
Front Office Interior Design - Did you see the color explosion?
  • Look for a lovely picture collage wall - Coming Soon.
  • Thanks to Brande Palmer for design ideas and excitement for this project

LOST-N-FOUND - Z-RACK is up and running.

  • Volunteer Needed to collect and organize the lost jackets, lunch boxes, books, etc. Contact: Brooke Payne
EDU-KITS - School Supplies Made Easy
  • School Supply Kits for next year (2016-2017) will soon be for sale with Edu-Kits
  • Kits contain supplies asked for on supply list, delivered to classroom
  • Look for Information about this service in Tuesday Folders in April

NEW BUSINESS

May Book Fair May 5th - May 12th , 7;30 am - 4:00 pm (most days)

  • Mrs. Burns needs help with Set-Up and Take Down (check back for times)
  • Book Fair Open Saturday May 7th 9am-12pm
  • Help needed with register and helping little ones (check back for Sign-Up)
  • OR contact Ms Burns in the Library
  • School Store will close this week to divert customers and free up helpers

Community Yard Sale and Car Wash- May 7th 8AM-2PM

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0b4baaa628a4f49-arkansas

  • Sell or shop, $20 for a 14 x 14 spot.
  • Book Fair Open
  • Concessions
  • Car Wash
  • Contact Brande Palmer brande.palmer@gmail.com or Kim Cameron triskart@yahoo.com for more details ASAP
  • Look for the flyer in Tuesday Folders

FINANCIAL REPORT

Budget Proposals presented / Voted on / Pass

  • "Original Art" profit is re-allocated back to Hospitality Fund
  • Spooky Science Night profits will become a General Science Fund for ALL grades. ALL teachers should make use of this opportunity to support their science projects with adequate supplies. Submit a "Request for Funds" sheet with supply needs

PTA process financial requests Wednesday and Fridays weekly. However, if we are on campus, we will help Teachers and parents immediately. Look for Kim, Brooke, or Devin.

HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE - Regina Bowman

TEACHER APPRECIATON WEEK - May 2nd - May 6th
  • Look for Sign-Up Genius Link, here
  • Ms. Bowman (front office executive) and fellow parents have a week of FUN and Delicious Ways for the Kids to use all their artistic talents to show their appreciation for their teachers.
  • More Information to come.

Teacher's might be lurking, so we won't post too much just yet.

Performance Commitee

Performance Committee Needs YOU

  • PTA helps teachers collect and coordinate needed supplies and volunteers before and during various performances for each ARTS discipline who asks for help.
  • PTA sells tickets and accounts for funds raised at performance events
  • PTA create Sign-up Genius pages for these events.
  • Volunteers needed contact Brooke Payne or Kim Cameron
BELOW, Review up-coming performances and events teachers have asked for PTA assistance. More will Pop Up SOON! We could use some bodies.

The Little Princess

Friday, April 22nd, 6:30pm to Saturday, April 23rd, 6:30pm

Arkansas Arts Academy HS PAC

Middle School Drama Presents "The Little Princess"

Sign Up to Volunteer for Ticket Sales and Lobby Assistants and Prop Supplies At this link

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e054baba72ea5f94-alittle

ART SHOW

Friday, May 13th, 5-7pm

AAA Elementary/MS Cafeteria

Kindergarten Graduation

Wednesday, May 25th, 8:30-9:30pm

AAA Elementary/MS Gym

More information to come
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April PTA Meeting

Monday, April 25th, 3:30-4:30pm

Library, Arkansas Arts Academy E/MS

Elections for Next Years Board

Field Day

Contact Information

Shannon Self - President s.self91@yahoo.com

Kim Cameron - Vice President triskart@yahoo.com

Brooke Payne - Secretary brookeroy@aol.com

Devin Shaw - Treasurer shawfamily03@gmail.com

Sheena Racher - Teacher Liason sracher@artsk12.org

WANT TO RUN FOR OFFICE?

Nominations for PTA Board are being excepted NOW

President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary positions are open for nominations.

Nominated parties must be willing to be nominated and voted into office.

Come find the acting Board members to see what the job entails.