Draper Elementary School PTA Minutes
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Teachers’ Lounge
Attendance: Janene Day, Amy Quintana, Laura Hammers, Morgan Taylor, Melanie Phillips, Shalane Brower, Timette Wankier, Crystal Tatton, Cathy Smith, Cara Briggs, Brittney Hunter, Marissa Geertsen, Kristin Kristensen, Melarie Wheat, Tamara Hinkley
Quorum Present: YES
Executive Board: President: Marissa Geertsen; President Elect: Cathy Smith and Shalane Brower; Secretary:
Janene Day; Treasurer: Kristin Kristensen; Legislative VP: Melarie Wheat; Memberships: Susy Cotterell
Meeting Started: 9:02 Agenda:
Call to Order/Welcome Marissa
We had a successful assembly for Reflections and Dragon Dash.
Marissa thanked everyone for all that they are doing
Volunteer Hours/Approve Meeting Minutes Janene
Meeting minutes were approved.
A total of 125 volunteer hours were collected.
Pier 49 Pizza Brad
Brad, the manager, would like to support our school.
He can offer free tours and let kids make a pizza. He can accommodate about 30 kids at a time.
Plain white boxes – kids can color and decorate a pizza box and then order pizza and the store
will donate 25% of sales
Pizza 49 School Day – Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday – store will donate 25% back to the
school (from the whole day of sales). Whatever class raises the most money, the class will get a
All Star student – flyer to fill out – one topping personal pizza
Bylaw Renewal Janene
One change – Quorum to 10 people instead of 12.
Voted: Unanimous approval of new bylaws.
Bylaws will be shared with all PTA members
End of year reconciliation completed.
End of year balance – $15,654.36
New 2019-2020 Budget completed
Membership fees were down last year. Kept the amount the same in hopes that we will get
more memberships this year
NFF – kept at $25,000
Scholastic – gets $1500. We have $6,000 – we pay $3,000 for scholastic news for the students
Updated Dragon Dash – upped the amount to help support pizza and water selling
Report /Budget Approval Kristin
Family Fun Nights – $200 Classic Fun Center Nights
Vote: Unanimous approval of new budget
We will share the budget with all PTA members
Membership Update Susy
We have close to 30 people signed up at Meet the Teacher
We will have a signup table at Dragon Dash
We have a total of 131 members
Legislative VP Update Melarie
a. Jeff Stenquist has Town Hall – Thursday 7:00 at Corner Canyon
Box Tops Tamara
Box Tops App – scan your receipt
The app has bonuses – if you buy what’s listed, the give you extra points
Need to change our deadline for collection to 10/14/2019
Ideas for incentives: Whole school rewarded if we hit $1,000?
Back to School Night Marissa
We will not be doing a back to school night due to the parking lot.
Parking Lot is planned to be done 9/23/19!! Yay.
Teacher Dinners Marissa
Marissa needs a committee head – Cathy Smith volunteered to be the head
We do them 4x/year
Job: plan meal, get volunteers, setup and takedown
Marissa will share information of people who said they were interested in teacher dinners
Room Parent Meeting Marissa
Friday 9/13 at 8:00-8:30: Will Move to 9/20/19
Some teachers don’t have room parents. Mostly 2nd and 3rd teachers.
Some parents stated they haven’t heard anything from their teachers
Halloween Party – Thursday 10/31
Dragon Dash Marissa
Monday 9/16 5:30-7:30
Everyone was taught a dance and we will be performing it at the Dragon Dash
We need to think about this as a spirit night
We are going to auction off 4 JetBlue round tickets
We have Fano to DJ the event
Timette will have a SignUpGenius go out
We have a possible conflict with using the field (due to high school football practice) and the
Drill Team performing on the field. Susy confirmed that they can perform on the track.
Tee-shirts should be ready on Saturday
Staff Tee-shirts dropped off Monday morning
We need a volunteer to be Dewey the Dragon
Monday 9/30 – Friday 10/11
Envelopes ready by teacher parent conference?
d. 14. Chick a.
We raised $2500 from sponsors so far. Only $500 short of what the shirt costs us.
Fundraising assembly? Marissa will ask Christy about an assembly Fil A Birthday Breakfasts Timette
Timette reports that ChickFilA will bring breakfast but no drink. Timette would like to offer a drink and a cupcake. She would like to have an invitation sent
Cost: Cupcakes and Water bottles and invitations. No budget currently. We can add this to our budget.
The students will get out of class from 9:30-10:00
Proposed Dates for Birthday Breakfasts – will need to confirm these dates with Christy
10/09 August to October Birthdays
01/10 November to January Birthdays
iii. 03/11 February to April Birthdays
iv. 05/01 May to July Birthdays 15. Red Ribbon Week
b. We don’t have anybody yet. Marissa will talk to the person who did it last year 16. Hearing Screening Volunteers Janene
Thursday, 10/10 9:00-12:00ish
We need 4 volunteers. SignUpGenius will go out
There was reports that the vision screening went well and they were done 30 minutes early.
17. Book Fair Marissa
9/20/19 setup at 12:00 in the library
Bookfair will run 9/25/19 3:00-7:00 and 9/26 at 1:00-7:30
We need volunteers to setup, run the cash registers, take down
Marissa will do SignUpGenius by the end of this week
18. Next Newsletter Should include:
Halloween Parade – need times
Halloween Parties – need times
Red Ribbon Week
Chickfila Birthday Breakfast
Box Top collection deadline – Changed to 10/14/19
Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 8th at 9:00 in the Teachers’ Lounge Meeting Adjourned: 10:24