Supporting the academic, social, and cultural development of every student at Eberwhite Elementary School
11/16/22 PTO Meeting Minutes
Board members in attendance: Corey Dukes, Mollie Olinyk, Krista Dunger, Alison Etter, Bridget Gruber, Judith Eveler, Miranda Budine, Corey Ryder, Jill Shiffert, Armen Hratchian, Kristin Baker
Welcome New Fundraising Chairs Kristin and Armen
Everyone who is signed up is covered by a parent volunteer
Principal Updates (Michelle Hubbard)
Busy time right now with book fair, pancake supper and Thanksgiving break
Green Schools Award
Application opens in January. Can purchase a flag to display.
Eberwhite was gifted a large canvas art piece to be hung in the auditorium.
Lunch room volunteers in great need from 11:15/11:20 and finished by 1pm
Scholastic Book Fair (currently underway)
Need of more volunteers to be successful, especially during the pancake supper.
Winter Event Ideas
Traditionally in February Eberwhite has held a decade dance. A survey was sent out to gather input on the decade dance or other suggestions. Will send the survey out one more time.
Students run their own investigation and present their findings. March 1-2, 2023. Lucia Guerri
Family Reading Night idea (Literacy team)
Nicola’s/Schuler Books Fundraisers
Check will be mailed to Eberwhite PTO. The amount raised is still unknown.
Winter Spirit Wear
Discussed possibly changing the spirit wear selling model to sell at cost instead of for profit. The goal is to get spirit wear sales up as soon as possible. Also put a call out for “vintage spirit” wear donations for kids who have no spirit wear.
New Fundraising Ideas
New fundraising chairs (Armen and Kristin) are working on which fundraising ideas to pursue based on building community and achieving fundraising goals.
5th Grade Book Room Donations
A wave of donations came in $700. Still need $1,300. A donation end date will be established.
Amazon Wishlist Countdown starts Monday
$42 income balance
$2,800 in donations
Fun Run $9,000 profit