IWPTT Meeting 01.24.19 @6:30pm GES Computer Lab

January 24, 2019

Please join us tomorrow night in the Gilman Elementary computer lab at 6:30pm for our January meeting!



Calls from the North Pole!

December 11, 2018

Hey parents!  Have your kids been good this year?!  The IWPTT has some connections with the big guy in red and he’s agreed to have one of his elves call your child! If you’re interested in having an elf contact a child you love, please utilize the form below and complete it to your comfort level.  Follow the form instructions for submittal.  Donations may be made by cash or check payable to IWPTT.

IWPTT Elf Calls

PTT Meeting 10.30.18

October 30, 2018

There will be a PTT meeting tonight, October 30th at 5:30pm at Gilman Elementary.  Hope to see you all there!

Minutes of the Meeting of 09.19.18

October 30, 2018

The meeting was called to order at 6:00pm by Co-President Erica Wahls.

Those in attendance were Erica Wahls, Missy Leydens, Elisha Kissee-Wilson, Lynn McIntyre, Hilda Miranda, Janet Reyes.

In the absence of the secretary and treasurer, previous meeting no treasurer’s report or previous meeting minutes were presented.

New business items discussed:

  • Definition of PTT
  • Ideas for Fundraisers and Community Building Activities
    • Auction at Inside Out
    • Youth Basketball Concessions
    • Family Reading Night
    • Apparel Sales
    • 4th of July
    • Registration
    • Bake Sale on Super Saturday
    • Raffle Baskets
    • Art Club Paint Party
    • Picture w/ Santa
    • 5k walk/run
    • Blood Drive
    • Glow Dodgeball
    • Make your own Slime
    • Halloween Event
    • Trivia Night
    • Golf Cart Scavenger Hunt
  • Parent-Teacher Conference Meals
  • Fall Movie Night
    • Next movie night set for Friday November 2, 2018
  • Family Reading Night Concessions
  • Trunk-or-Treat Event
    • Set for Friday October 27, 2018

The meeting adjourned at 6:53pm.

Minutes of the Meeting of 03.22.2018

April 24, 2018

Call to Order

The Meeting was called to order by President, Kara Meents at 6:30PM in the Gilman Elementary computer lab.

President Meents introduced all members present.

Secretary’s Minutes

Minutes of the January 18, 2018 meeting were read aloud.

Treasurer’s Report

Treasurer Maggie Matthews shared that current balance was $794.63.

Old Business

Open Officer Positions

Previously, president, Kara Meents and secretary, Jen Kraft gave notice they’d be stepping down from their positions. Lynn McIntyre and Erica Wahls were nominated and elected as co-presidents and Amanda Toohill was nominated and elected as secretary.

Spring Movie Night

Spring movie night will be rescheduled to April 13, 2018.

Spring Carnival

Deb Talbert extended thanks to the PTT for their help with the carnival.

New Business

New Officers

Outgoing President Meents extended congratulations to new officers.

Upcoming Events

The Hometown Burger sale will take place 08/18/2018. Missy Leydens is heading the event. Volunteers are needed.

Teacher Appreciation Week is 05/07-05/11/18. All but 15 meal slots have been filled. Gift ideas were discussed and request emails will be going out.
Kara Meents will contact each building regarding their interest in participating in the Walk-a-thon.

Spring/Summer fundraisers ideas were brought up and various members are looking to those options. Ideas for further discussion: Another Fourth of July stop sign fundraiser, youth soccer concessions, bags tournament at the Onarga Fourth of July celebration.

Next Meeting and Adjournment

The next meeting is to take place April 26, 2018 at 5:30PM at Gilman Elementary. Teacher appreciation gifts will be assembled.

Meeting adjourned at 7:35PM.

Minutes of January 18, 2018

March 22, 2018


Iroquois West Parent Teacher Team

January 18, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Call to Order

The Meeting was  called to order by President, Kara Meents.

Secretary’s Minutes

President Meents read the minutes of the November 30, 2017 meeting.

Treasurer’s Report

Treasurer Maggie Matthews was not present.  No Treasurer’s Report was presented.

Old Business

Open Officer Positions

The Secretary and President positions were both open.  There were no volunteers for the open President position.  Amanda Toohill volunteered for the Secretary position.

Youth Basketball Concessions

Due to lack of volunteers, PTT opted out of basketball concessions in Danforth and allowed other organizations to take those over.

Kids Paint Night

Nothing was scheduled as of the meeting date.

New Business

Upcoming Events

Spring Movie Night will be held at the Middle School on 03/21/2018 with President Meents overseeing the event.

At the time of the meeting, the date for the elementary carnival had not been set.  Jen Kraft has headed the PTT table at the event for years and is seeking someone to take over.  Kraft is willing to train someone.

Walk-a-thon fundraisers will take place late spring.

The Hometown Burger sale will take place 08/18/2018. Volunteers are needed.


Ideas for fundraising were presented but would need further research and administrative approval.

Next Meeting and Adjournment

The next meeting is to take place March 22, 2018 at 6:30PM at Gilman Elementary.


Minutes of Meeting 11.30.17

January 11, 2018

November 30, 2017 Minutes PTT Meeting

  • Meeting opened by president Kara Meents
  • Kara Meents read secretary minutes from last meeting
  • Maggie Matthews read treasurer’s report showing a balance of $434.63
    • Maggie shared the profit from each event thus far
      • $297.23 Movie Night
      • $17.58 FRN
    • Old Business was discussed and it was made know again that the president and secretary positions were open.
    • New Business was discussed
      • Brooke Wilms will pick a date and contact NHS students soon.
      • Winter fundraising ideas were shared by Kara
        • Kids paint night: Kara was going to contact Megan Ulrichs (president of art club) – Amanda Toohill and Maggie Albrecht volunteered to co-chair this event.
        • Youth basketball concessions was discussed – no one volunteered
        • Glow Dodgeball was discussed for middle schoolers – Trixie and Maggie Albrecht volunteered to co-chair this event.
      • Next meeting will be Jan 18, 6:30 at GES cafe.