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October 14, 2014 – Meeting Minutes

LMS PTO BOARD MEETING MINUTES – FINAL
5 yay, 3 abstentions, 0 nay

OCTOBER 14, 2014

PRESENT:
Tina Gourlay, Julia Pechtel, Jen Meyer, Stephanie Stephens, Lynn Grunert, Krista Wolf, Pam Porter, Sara VanIttersum

Meeting Called to order at 2:46 – Adjourned at 3:04

SECRETARIES REPORT – Jen Meyer
• Reminder that minute approval takes place via email
• Website is not yet update due to password issues. Still working on this.

TREASURERS REPORT – Julia Pechtal
• Amendment to 2014/15 Budget
Changes include monies for Ed field trips & Art Enrichment

Krista Wolf – Motioned
Lynn Grunert – 2nd
All in favor

VOLUNTEER COORDINATORS REPORT – None given. No representative present

NEW BUSINESS
• October 24th Box Top due date for LMS – Nov 1st for submitting – Ice cream party for winning advisory in each grade
• Surpassed goal for fundraiser
• Teacher luncheon date TBA

OLD BUSINESS – None

STAFF REPORT
6th GRADE – Acclimating well
Chrome books saving time/Good integration
Fall fling
Exploring field trip options
7th GRADE – Science – fun experiments/labs
Algebra Concepts/8th grade math – hoping for books by 2nd semester
Chrome books helpful
7th grade level fundraiser for mouse/printers
8th GRADE – Chrome books a hit/well used
Students active in numerous extra curricular activities

PRINCIPAL’S REPORT
• Chrome books
o 1:1 tech implementation
o Only 5/800 chrome books needed to be sent back after up and running
o Great tool for learning enhancement
o School has some dead spots (wi-fi)
• Launching 6th grade lego and 7th/8th grade robotics team

Next Meeting will be December 9 @ 2:45 at the LSMS Media Center

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