Venetia Valley PTA. Venetia Valley PTA. VV P arent & T eacher A ssociation. August 28, 2013 General Meeting. AGENDA. Who belongs to the PTA?. EVERYONE!
Venetia Valley PTA Venetia Valley PTA VV Parent & Teacher Association August 28, 2013 General Meeting
Who belongs to the PTA? EVERYONE! Any parent & teacher that wants to help Venetia Valley. All are welcome to become part of the group! We NEED everyone to participate.
What does the PTA do? Support needs of the school and community by sponsoring fundraisers, community events & building a school community. Some examples: • Sponsor Fall Carnival, Tropical night and Book Fair • Donate $$ to each teacher account to use for classroom supplies • Provide funds for school beautification, school supply needs, Garden (15k), Playworks (29k), K-3 Music (15k) and much, much, more
Venetia Valley PTA PTA Executive Board • Renee O’Hare – President • Mom to Isaiah (4th) & Maya (2nd) • Monica Stafford – Vice President • Mom to Tavi(3rd) and Leah (K) • Amy Frost – Treasurer • Mom to Alex & Emelia(2nd) • Kari Francisco – Co-secretary • Mom to Mateo Litras(5th) & Nina Litras (3rd) • Kathy DeOchoa– Co-Secretary • Mom to Hanna (3rd)
PTA Board Members – Open Positions WE NEED YOU!
When do we meet? PTA General Meetings: • 1st Wednesday of each month/1er miércoles de cada mes: 6:30 – 8pm • Excludes September & December PTA Board Meetings: • 2nd Wednesday of each month: 6:30-8pm
What’s 4th Grade all about? Joy Conway, Maggie Dawes, Kim O’Brian
PRINCIPAL’S UPDATE Juan Rodriguez & Mari Kernan
2013-2014 PTA Budget Approval Renee O’Hare
2013-2014 Budget Approval School Wide:$49,300 School Beautification $500 School Supervision Personnel $10,000 Playworks $29,000 - committed Principal’s Fund $1,000 Game Night $200 Teachers Supply Accounts $8,600 Enrichment Programs:$34,650 Garden (K-5) $15,000 - committed Music (K-3) $15,000 - committed 4th – 8th Enrichment/GATE $3,000 Leadership $1,000 Academic competitions $650
2013-2014 Budget Approval cont. Celebrations/Teacher Appreciation: $2,000 5th & 8th Grade Promotions $1,050 Reclassification Ceremony $200 Teacher Lunches/Appreciation $650 6th Grade Orientation/Welcome Coffees $100 General Expenses: $2,865 Insurance, Supplies, Bank Fees, Dues, etc. $1965 PTA Meeting Childcare, Translation svc., etc. $900
2013-2014 Budget ApprovalSelf Funded Programs Money is provided upfront but the revenue generated covers the expenses: School fees: $10,800 Library (lost books,book club, book fair) $10,100 Music (MS Band repairs/supplies) $700 Fundraisers: $10,850 Carnival $3950 Daddy/Daughter Dance $700 Falcon Fund Expenses $1700 Spirit Wear $4500
2013-2014 Budget Summary Total Budgeted Amount: $110,465 Self Funded programs/Fundraisers - 21,650 Amount we NEED to raise: $88,815.00
FALCON FUND!FONDO HALCON!GOAL: 100% participation from FAMILIES & TEACHERS/STAFF
Falcon Fund Initial Campaign 8/23 – 9/28 • Incentives: • 20% of the falcon fund donations will go back to the classrooms the children are in (teacher acct) • Pizza Party for: • The class that raises the MOST money AND • Any Class that has 100% participation(includes teacher)
Thanks to those who have contributed to the 2013-2014 Falcon fund! VV Families Bosch Family EspinoFamily Lopez Family Castellon Family Munoz Family Salahshor Family Litras Family Stafford Family O’Hare Family Frost Family VV Teacher/Staff Kim Press – 2nd AlexaSakellariou – 2nd Diana Mendoza – 2nd Michelle Rosecrans – 2nd Megan Salsburger– 2nd Jessica Ferrar – 3rd Joy Conway – 4th Kim O’Brian – 4th Maggie Dawes – 4th Karen DeTore – 5th Marc Belmont – 5th Freddy Dominguez - MS Shannon McKown - MS Maria Bartlett - Staff Barbara Wing – Staff Leslie Ramirez - Leap Coach Carly - Playworks
Other easy ways to contribute • ESCRIP: www.escrip.com • Labels for Education: http://www.labelsforeducation.com/ • FACEBOOK Target Campaign: • Go vote for VV - $1 per vote sent in target gift cards to the school! http:givewith.target.comschool/25515 • Box Tops for education: Snip these box tops and turn them in! They earn easy money for our school • Target’s “Take Charge of Education” – https://redcard.target.com/redcard • Good Search- http://www.goodsearch.com/ • United Market Scan Cards – http://www.unitedmarkets.com/ • Gaspare’sPizzeria – http://www.gasparespizza.com/
How to stay in touch? • PTA Mail blasts – please email us if you’d like to subscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org • Facebook: LIKE us “Venetia Valley K-8 PTA”
After School Enrichment Classes are still being finalized – this is what we know! WHEN DOES IT START/END?: • STARTS: Monday, September 30, 2013 • ENDS: Monday, December 16, 2013 DAYS and TIMES of CLASSES: • Classes are Monday thru Thursday • 2:45-3:45PM or 2:50-3:50PM depending on the class' grade level. WHEN CAN I SIGN UP? • Forms distributed in the Thursday folders on September 5 • Registration will close on Friday, 9/20 at 3:00PM • Registration is 1st come, 1st serve
Upcoming dates to know! • Falcon Fund Initial Campaign: 8/23-9/28 • Back To School Night: 9/11 • After School program starts – 9/30 • Falcon Fund phone campaign: October 2013 • Parent Meeting highlighting Middle School (6th – 8th): 10/2 • VV Fall Carnival: 10/12 • Book Fair: November 2013 • Daddy Daughter Dance: February 2014