Joyce Middle School PTO 

School Library
Monday November 21st, 2011
I. Principals Report

Winterfest is December 14th at 7pm, Usually 3$ for the show

50/50 Raffle volunteers and water/ candy volunteers needed

December 6th is 1/2 day for teacher development. Dismissal at 12 with lunch

Joyce ski and Snowboard group will start offering trips after the first of the year.

1 Day trip to Pats Peak with a 45 person limit (plus an overflow list) January 21st during school

There will be 6 trips all together.

January 3rd we come back to school

October 23rd lock-down drill went well.

Homework club has started on Tuesday and Thursday at 2;15 – 3:10 and its Open to all

Learn to lead program on Friday the 27th - Full day program

Leader ship skills, teaching anti-bullying (i.e. being an active bystander)

Mr. Scalley open computer lab for projects after school on Tuesday until 3:05pm.

Parent Teachers online sign-up started with report cards

III. President's Report

Teacher Appreciation Breakfast is December 19th - volunteers needed to set up

Scrips cards will be delivered on Monday the 19th or Tuesday the 20th and go home with the kids.

Feb/ March – Anti-bullying for parents event coming.

Feb 27th to March 29th will be Yankee Candle fundraiser
2nd week in April – Cash Calendar fundraiser

Holiday raffle is going well. Many kids have already requested more tickets.

Hard copy newsletter to school – Maureen to create. Targeted toward 6th grade and pulling in emails for the online newsletter
Promote January meeting with Guidance Counselors

Thoughts about a pajama drive for the Students – not a finished discussion.

            IV. Secretary/Communication

            Nothing new to report

            Will be researching conference call systems to try out for January PTO Meeting

  • Communication Mechanisms

            V. Treasurer's Report

            Nothing new to report. Holiday raffle numbers at the next meeting

            VI. Conclusion 

  • Next Meeting Dates
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