PTSA MINUTES 11/2/2017
7:45. Treasurer’s Report
7:55. Memberships still time to join
Benches are finished, need to be installed
Outdoor Movie was well attended, $120.00 raised for Garden
Halloween Party went well
Helping Hands is being planned for once a week
Reflections: Due November 13
Core Report: Theater of Youth has contacted BVS
Would like to have Hawk Creek in March not Nov.
Winter Clothing Drive - completed and well supported
8:10. BPO Sending 3rd and 5th grade. Need to pay for the bus will fill out a grant form
8:15. Buffalos’ Best Fundraiser $2633.00 net
PARP Pumpkin Contest, good participation. Next time combine the Scholastic book fair with PARP
Picture Retake Day November 8th
Christmas Bazaar is re-scheduled for December 14th and 15th
Welcome Mrs. MacGamwell substituting for Mr. Martinez
Meeting attended by N.Krencik, K. Krencik, T. Tew, A.Bus, K.MacGamwell, B.Piazza, L.Biddle, D.Pfiel, R.Bartoo, B. Knodel, S. Manspeaker, M.Ryan, T.Roberts, C.Ricotta
8:20 Meeting Adjourned
PTSA MEETING 10/5/2017
7:50: Apple Program Big Apple Crunch. Free apples during lunch Contest to win $1000 for the garden. Begins 10/19/2017
7:55: Treasurer's Report
Bundle Up Buffalo: Laura Biddle chairperson
Grant opportunity from Wesleyan church of Hamburg for a school or community need in the south towns. Deadline is November 15th
Audit Committee, volunteer needed, Ed Piazza
Pre-K - Include Parents in the PTSA, letter welcoming and a calendar of meetings and events.
8:00. Spirit Wear - school spirit items, BVS specific items as well as Hamburg Central
8:05: Old Business Welcome Back BBQ - well attended Keep on Friday
Home room Parent Tea - schedule again for next year
Halloween Celebration: sound system, snacks etc.
PARP Book Fair Contest Heroes & Villians : New Chairperson Needed for next year see Kevin Krencik- Try to enter national contest
Reflections Art Contest Underway
8:10 Box Tops: motion passed to purchase Kindle for Raffle to whomever collects most box tops.
Hawk Creek or Earth Spirit for Educational In School Program
Reading Garden: Funded by Grant and Donations, funding needed Seeking $500.00 grant from PTSA , community volunteers needed for bench installation and book box installation. GoFundMe page BVSFrienshipReading Garden
Motion Passed for PTSA to grant $250.00 to Frienship Reading Garden.
Buffalo's Best Fundraiser underway
PTSA MEMBERSHIP - 48 members currently at BVS membership appreciated $8.00/person
Bulldog Dash - 5k
Bring Back Helping Hands Parent Teacher Group
November 7th Constitutional Convention, Teachers feel it is not good for Education, parents are encouraged to look into this before voting on November 7th. It is located on the back of the ballot. www.hamburgta.com
Tracy Tew, Dana Lamb, Candy Ditkowski, Ed Piazza, Amy Judge, Jen Koelmeyer, Laura Biddle, Robin Bartoo, Margaret Ryan, Connie Ricotta, Amy Bus, Jennifer Wittmeyer, Nancy Krencik, Kevin Krencik, June Meissner, Casey Kelley, Erin Holstein, Kristen Stanley, Kathleen O'Mara
Thursday September 7, 2017
Back to School BBQ: Friday September 15th
Need baked goods, flyers, apples, milk,
FALL FUNDRAISER: Buffalo's Best 10/2/2017-10/16/2017 sell dates, Items are received at the school for distribution the week after thanksgiving.
Meat Raffle - set date for April 27th or May 4th
Home room Parent Tea: Thursday September 28th in the morning, time to be determined.
Home room parents meet with teachers as a group in BVS Cafeteria
Thursday October 26th
Volunteers needed for chaperoning the event, providing baked goods, decorating.
PTSA MEMBERSHIP: Anyone who joins by October 31st is automatically entered in a raffle to win a Kindle Fire, there are 5 available to the district. A PTSA membership costs $8.00/person and benefits lots of activities throughout the school year.
Open House : 9/19 & 9/21 Sign-ups for Membership and activities will be posted Volunteers Needed and Greatly Appreciated!!
Picture Day: Friday 9/29/2017