May 2024 Meeting

1. Prayer and Welcome

Dear Lord, We praise you for allowing us to gather in your name. Thank you for the opportunity to continue to improve the school in which our children learn about You and Your world. Encourage us to speak only positive words and to use our time wisely. Help each of us to feel accepted and capable of expressing our concerns and questions without being judged. We appreciate all of the blessings you have given us so far and anticipate a wonderful future, knowing that You are in control. Amen

2. Treasurer’s Report:
• Increased the NET budget to $1,000 and decreased the special projects to make up that difference.
• Excess funds – recess equipment, upgrade concession equipment, bathrooms, kitchen, landscape by gym, new whiteboards in the classrooms, air conditioning in the lunch room, bathrooms in lunch room

3. Discussions/New Events:
– Nominations/Voting
– Social Event/Summer Family Gathering
• Hoping to have a summer picnic/parish picnic over the summer. If interested in assisting, please reach out to Melanie.
– Updating Bylaws
• Working to bring these up to date and will be shared on website
– Volunteer/Open Positions: Hot Lunch organizer, School Kits helpers
• Looking for someone interested in helping organize hot lunch
• Assistance needed putting school kits together – look for dates to assist

4. Past Events:
– Mother/Son: feedback? Thank you Jessica
– Teacher Appreciation: feedback? Thank you Katie
– Lunch with a Loved One: feedback? Thank you, Emily, Rachel, Katy, and volunteers

6. Comments from Ms. O’Neil and/or Mrs. Rosengarten

7. Closing

THANK YOU, MELANIE!

April Budget Meeting 2024

1. Prayer and Welcome

Dear Lord, We praise you for allowing us to gather in your name. Thank you for the opportunity to continue to improve the school in which our children learn about You and Your world. Encourage us to speak only positive words and to use our time wisely. Help each of us to feel accepted and capable of expressing our concerns and questions without being judged. We appreciate all of the blessings you have given us so far and anticipate a wonderful future, knowing that You are in control. Amen

2. Explanation of PC Budget/School Kits
• School kits are mandatory next year – see Supply Kits document posted on Facebook page and will be added to Thursday newsletter.
• List was sent out today, 4/15, to teachers to obtain supply lists needed for the classroom.

3. Treasurer’s Report: 2024-2025 school year budget, discussion of excess funds – potential projects
• $17,500 roughly for income and expenses, each

4. Discussions/New Events:
– Lunch with a Loved One: May 14th and 15th
• Each student can bring one person during lunch/recess
• One day will be K/1/6/7/8, other day will be 2/3/4/5
• More details to come
– Teacher Appreciation: Staff Bathroom, May 6th-10th
– Open Positions: Nominations, voting will be held on May 20. Must be present to win. Nominate though Parents’ Club and Ms. O’Neil.
• Melanie and Katy are working on job roles and responsibilities
• President and Vice President seats are available – voting at May meeting
• The May Parents’ Club meeting will be May 20th at 7pm
o Will also discuss what to do with excess funds for this school year
– Social Event/End of the Year Family Gathering? Who would like to help plan??
• Feedback around the lack of events this year, possible social gathering or game night would be great if we could fit it in this year. If interested, please reach out to Melanie.

5. Upcoming Events:
– Mother/Son: 4/27 5 pm game, tickets will go home next week, FACTS accounts will be charged

6. Comments from Ms. O’Neil and/or Mrs. Rosengarten

7. Closing


March 2024 Meeting 

1. Prayer and Welcome
2. Treasurers Report

3. Discussions/New Events
Grandparents Day: Melanie to reach out to chairs for Grandparents Day(s). Options were doing it on a weekend but would need to check with teachers first or doing it to split the alphabet on one single day. Hope would be to add to Thursday’s newsletter.
School Kits: Lots of positive feedback from teachers. Moving forward it will be required for grades K-8. 80% participated last year and it was required K-2 last year. No form is needed this year since it is required. A list will be sent to teachers for their supply lists after Spring Break. Kits will be $85/each for K-5. Kits will be $100 for 6-8. $10 discount for additional siblings. If you purchase 3 kits and need a 4th, the 4th will be free. Jeans passes will be in school kits, the number is being considered. Other options will be available to earn jeans passes throughout the year.
Open Positions: Looking to replace board members and Chairs for next school year. Expectations and positions are going to be reviewed in the next month. Bylaws will also be reviewed and updated. Possibility of co-president positions as well. If you are interested in becoming involved, please come to next month’s meeting. April meeting will be April 15th – budget meeting will begin at 6:30pm.

4. Upcoming Events
Movie Night: Saturday, March 16th @ 6 pm in Activities Building – Mrs. LaPan created and sent out during the meeting. Children in preschool through second grade must have an adult stay with them.
Jump into 4th Quarter: Friday April 12th at 7pm. Socks are not provided this year. Need 100 people. RSVP will be sent soon.
Mother/Son: Saturday April 27th – 5pm Mud Hens Game. Gates open at 4pm. $10/ticket, $8 food voucher. RSVP online by April 9th. If cancelled for weather, ticket can be used on a different day. FYI – Mud Hens does not accept cash.
Other Topics:
Game Night: Looking at potentially doing this before the end of the school year.
Gym Uniforms: Can also be purchased at School Bells now. Plain black sweatpants and plain red shirts are acceptable.

JANUARY 8, 2024

Opening Prayer
Treasurers Report
Discussion/New Events:

  • Father/Daughter Dance, Santa Workshop, Lunch with Santa, Christmas Luncheon – THANK YOU
  • Hot Lunch Subs: If you have a flexible schedule and could be listed as a sub for hot lunch, please let Melanie Howard know.
  • Beautification: Large bill regarding the concession stands. No funds to make happen at this time but will talk with the school and church to see if we can make this happen.
    • Sign for Gym: Parents do not know where the gym is because it is called the Activity Building. Working towards putting up a sign will let visitors know that the AB and gym are the same building.
    • Cleaning Bleachers – possibly this Friday, January 12th after 4:30pm
  • Grandparents Day:
    • 60% had a grandparent attend last year, 40% did not
    • 54% want one grandparents day, 46% want separate days or separate days by alphabet
    • 64% morning/weekend, 36% afternoon or evening
    • 16% have a wheelchair, walker, or cane
    • 36 people who responded don’t have a grandparent but would like to be able to bring someone.
    • The event will be in Spring – the earlier you can get dates out, the better
    • Goal to have a plan, date, and idea to present by the next meeting
  • Storage/Event Space Requests: Need a process for communication. Melanie will meet with JP to create a request form for any time a chair is planning an event to let them know what you need. Working with facilities to create more designated storage space (Snacks for extended day, decorations, etc.)
  • Open House – February 11thKaty Bingle is the Chair of the event. She will be working directly with CK Director of Marketing, Elizabeth LaPan. If you have any ideas please reach out to them. Parents’ Club is responsible for refreshments and décor. Katy to reach out to Liz regarding a slideshow. Need to include sports events, Parents’ Club events, etc. pictures. Suggestion: Separate email address just for emails where people can send in pictures from events with the subject line of the event.
  • Box Tops: Reminder – the Box Tops app has lots of extra offers/incentives right now. The goal is $500 this year!
  • Movie Night: Possibly January 20th and splitting 5th and under and Junior High February 3rd.
  • Skating Party: February 8th at Ohio Skate
  • Donuts with Dads: Checking a date in February
  • Jump into 4th Quarter: Hoping to secure Get Air. To do it we need to have 100 or 150.
  • Uniform Swap: Saturday, January 20.
  • Main Event: Not happening this year.
  • Family Game Night: Hoping to find a date at the end of the year.
  • Mother/Son Event: In the works for this year.
  • 6th Grade Fundraiser: After each mass January 27th and 28th. Bake sale – coffee shop style. Please stop by!