January 2014 PTO Meeting Minutes

7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Oak Hills Library

Principal’s Update:

  • Staff development with math at Errol Hassol
  • Assembly on the 17th, Oregon Shadow Theater
  • Green school assembly on 31st
  • April 3/4 conferences (will let Rachel Pines know about meals schedule)
  • Leadership team met, starting Oaks testing in Feb.
  • Feb 7th, cast sings 3 songs at PBIS assembly
  • Outback Steakhouse is an official OH sponsor (thank you to Benders!)


Treasurer Update:

  • Major fundraising done
  • Reimbursements coming back
  • Contact Will if you need something


Reader Board:

Construction has begun, hope to be done end of next week


Overall Scrip Program:

Possible fundraiser for specific projects:

  • Track
  • Keyboard for iPads
  • Chrome books to replace laptops
  • Lighting for stage


BINGO night:

  • Thursday, March 13th (no students next day)
  • Only BINGO night, no silent auction, possible small raffle
  • Looking in to purchasing BINGO supplies
  • 5th grade celebration popcorn sales
  • 4th grade concession sales
  • Pizza caboose



  • 62 kids involved
  • Backstage crew doubled in size
  • Rehearsals are going great
  • Musical is 1 hour long
  • Brooke Stevenson (kindy parent) is giving vocal coaching, Laura Blattner is accompanist
  • Master carpenter and stage design, will work with the kids to start creating set
  • Two performances on Two nights
  • House manager will get ticket sales open 2-3 weeks prior.
  • Possible raffle tickets for sale with tickets


Science Fair:

  • Monday April 7th
  • Volunteers will head out to classrooms to do demos
  • Packets will be distributed this week. Due back Feb 3rd
  • T-shirt and board included in registration $5
  • Need to get some bids for t-shirts to keep costs down


On the Move:

  • Met with Whole Foods, want to partner with OTM to promote healthy eating/healthy lifestyles. Want to do fundraising (bag credit from Whole Foods from April 14th-July).
  • Whole Foods: Pizza party for Ultra Runners and prize donation level
  • Long Term, some kind of healthy eating promotion, (cooking classes, tastings, etc)


DNO – tomorrow night! Pizza Schmizza! Get your gift cards!


Request For Funds (RFF) meeting – request for iPad apps. Need to have a meeting Friday after school.


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