September meeting minutes

RPO

September 12, 2016

Meeting Minutes

 

  1. Introductions and Welcome
    1. Dana Altenbernd
    2. Jen Corp
    3. Linda Hartsell
    4. Julie Paur
    5. Jamie Rana
    6. Lori Tillman
    7. Jessica North
    8. Patrick Keenoy

       

    9. 234 responses to survey about Back to School & Ice Cream Social
    10. Lucy Calkins – new reading and writing programs
    11. Constitution Day on Friday, September 16
    12. Chromebooks – students and teachers love them!
    13. Redistricting – 35 parents responded to survey for redistricting

       

  2. Committee Reports
    1. Fundraising
      1. Birthday Marquee – birthday or ½ birthday can be posted on marquee - $25
      2. Fall Fundraiser ends tomorrow, September 13. October 11 for delivery of fall fundraiser, same as conferences
      3. Rogers Epic 6 Night - October 16 6:00-8:30 – watch Peach Jar for flyer

         

    2. Treasurer
      1. See website for charts and reports
        1. Items purchased - 54 laptops with charging carts, art flags, Rogers banners
        2. Full budget – see Jamie

           

    3. Communications
      1. Website is updated
      2. Trunk or Treat flyer went out today on Peach Jar – 50 spots

         

    4. School Events
      1. Trunk or Treat – October 7th, 6:00pm – 8:30pm
        1. Haunted Trail, one haunted & one not so haunted
        2. Dads’ Club selling food and drink
        3. Looking for decorators
        4. Please give RPO feedback, we are open to positive or negative feedback
        5. Limited to 50 spots - you must have a reserved spot to attend
          1. You will be emailed a number for your reserved spot and estimated number for attendance

             

      2. Merging of two holiday favorites: Elf Shelf and Milk & Cookies – Dec.8
        1. Chris’ Pancakes and Pjs
        2. Still ironing out details
        3. Need volunteers for the night

           

      3. Kid’s Night Out – November 18, 2016
        1. Jackie will be taking over for Jen.
        2. Typically staffed by Rogers staff. This year, we are looking for parent volunteers. You will receive a discount.
        3. Drop-off at 6:00. Pick-up at 10:00. Dinner is served.
        4. Add video game room this room.

           

      4. Dad’s Club
        1. Meeting tomorrow, Sept. 13, at 6:30 at Pub 231
        2. Looking for members

           

  3. New Business
    1. Guest Speaker, Samantha Stormer, President of Board of Education
      1. Prop R passed
        1. put in place things that we cut
        2. gave survey – 443 items from the survey
          1. Peach Jar – cost saving measure
          2. New heating & cooling units will save about $13,000 a year
      2. Committees being formed
        1. Redistricting
        2. High School Scheduling
        3. School of Innovation
        4. Sample Calendar
      3. Watch email for surveys – please take any surveys you receive via email
      4. High School Scheduling meetings are being held
      5. School Visits are happening – please sign-up
      6. Addressing the Board
        1. Opposed to 20 board meetings, cut to 16 meetings & 4 for public forums. First one will be held at Buerkle Middle School
      7. Feel free to email the board
      8. Personal Property Tax – large refund this year, $30 million

         

    2. Trivia Night – April 21, 2017
      1. Goal for Trivia Night – new playground
        1. Outdoor Classroom
        2. Special needs system to be added

           

    3. Birthday Marquee
      1. All money goes to teacher grants

         

    4. School Picnic – May 6, 2017

       

  4. Update from Dr. Keenoy
    1. Schoola – fundraiser
      1. Please be on the lookout for a Peach Jar
      2. Clothing donations-look for more information
      3. 40% of profits
  5. Closing

 

 

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