IWPTT Minutes for September 26, 2013

IWPTT Minutes for September 26, 2013

  1.  The meeting was brought to order at 6:35pm by Heather Frank, Co-Chair of the IWPTT.
  2. Heather noted that she and her Co-Chair, Stacy Reed will no longer be leading the PTT as Co-Chairs.  Raelene Honeycutt and Krissy Rhodes volunteered to fill the Co-Chair positions.
  3. Secretary was filled by Jen Kraft.  Former Secretary, Bonnie Bloomquist, resigned from the position at the end of the 2012-2013 school year.
  4. There will only be one fall PTT meeting, as committee meetings will replace formal meetings.
  5. The previous minutes from April 4, 2013 were read by Co-Chair Stacy Reed.
  6. Treasury balance is $450.65.  Some of this money will be used to pay for a few prizes for the upcoming Walk-A-Thon on October 23rd at 2pm at each school.  Rain Date will be October 30th.


1st Place (Student that collects the most money) – $150 VISA Gift Card

2nd Place – $100 VISA Gift Card

Family that collects the most money – prize TBD

  1. May 1st, 2013 Walk-A-Thon Recap – A Huge Success!  $225 went to each school from the PTT Fund.  Money raised was spent on Smart Boards, projectors, and other technology.

Money Raised

High School – $2,148.00

Middle School – $2,215.00

Upper Elementary – $2,367.55

Gilman Elementary – $2,556.67  

Danforth Elementary – $2,123.00

  1. Movie Night set for November 15th .
  2. Family Reading Night is set for November 21st .  Heather Frank will head the concession stand.   
  3. Chairs were assigned to each event for the 2013-2014 school year.

Teacher Appreciation – Trixie Pankey

Spring Carnival – Jen Kraft, Kara Meents, and Rachel Zick

Walk-A-Thon – Stacy Reed and Lisa Hanson

Parent/Teacher Conference Dinners – Lisa McMillan

E-mail Contacts Updates – Trixie Pankey

Family Reading Night Concession Stand – Heather Frank

Movie Night – Kara Meents and Katie Fowler

Box Tops – Jenny McTaggart and Brooke Wilms

IWPTT Website – Amanda Gerdes

  1. There will not be any basket raffles this year at Open House.  It was noted that more money was raised from other IWPTT fundraisers.
  2. Mr. Harkins was at the meeting and encouraged ALL to follow IW on Twitter.  Go to iwest.k12.il.us to see what administrators are tweeting.  Mr. Keigher added that it gives you a conversation to have with your child.  Mr. Harkins also mentioned that CAMP 911 was a big hit for 2nd and 3rd graders.  Thanks to ALL volunteers.
  3. Thawville is looking for VOLUNTEERS.  Look for a mass e-mail about this opportunity from the IWPTT.
  4. The meeting was adjourned by Heather Frank at 7:30pm.
  5. Box Tops Committee met after the meeting to discuss promotions.

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