Hamilton MS Partnership – Marianna
- Field is zoned to Hamilton
- How can we work with them to increase positive perception of the school?
- How can we support them?
- Zoned elementary school task force – Field, Love, Helms
- Potential for Board chair position to head up this initiative
Taste of Field – Erika
- Would like the event to be a recurring fundraiser
- About $1200 in total expenses
- Erika plans on applying for grants to help cover costs of next year’s event
Marquee Sign – Emily W.
- Sign will be installed on 4/21
Upcoming Events – Emily J.
- Space Cowboy PNO/Silent Auction
- Wide array of auction items starting at $25
- Will open the online auction site 1-2 days before the event
- Nicole to create Sign Up Genius for volunteers
- Potential for group babysitting by Heather Batman
Staff Appreciation Week – Xenia
- Cart service + teachers’ lounge items
- “Bar” theme
- M – coffee bar
- T – lunch bar
- W – flower bar
- Th – snack bar, Cinco de Mayo theme
- F – gift bar + personalized stationery, lunch totes
- Need gift card donations of $15-$25
- Due at morning drop off on 4/22
- Sign up genius will be posted
- Realtor sponsor donated $500
Spring Dance – Emily W.
- All students will be able to participate
- This event was a main fundraising initiative in the past but financials contributions have diversified this year and Board will consider making this a community event next year, less emphasis on fundraising
- Online payments can not be an option because there is no way to track payments to specific students
Gardening Club – Nicole
- Volunteers needed for 4/30 work day
- Nicole to create sign up genius
- Received $500 grant
Fine Arts – Patty + Carmen
- Houston Opera field trip
- Still uncertainty about the school-funded fine art position for next year
- HIITS will be coming back
- Feedback from the parent survey was that it’s unclear how often students participate in the Young Audience program, but when they did participate it was enjoyable.
- Potential to partner with Hamilton music teacher?
- Nicole to create sign up genius for opera field trip
2022-23 PTO board positions elections will be held on 5/11