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MEPTO Minutes September 13, 2018
Posted September 18, 2018

 

 

MEPTO Meeting

September 13, 2018

9:00 a.m.

Attendance: 35 People (approximate)

 

  • Welcome & Introductions

 

  • Mariemont Superintendent (Steve Estepp)
    • Updates:
      • 10/16/18 Info Session: Technology in the Classroom (1 on 1 initiatives regarding deceives w/Brent Wise)
      • Levy Discussion/Q+A 

 

  • Thank You’s
    • Back to School Kits:  Julie Curran
    • New Family/Welcome Club:  Leesa Blanding
    • Landscape Chair: Ronda Dillion
    • Homeroom Parent Coordinator:  Jill Hafner
    • Hospitality:  Laura Organisciak & Margot Andruss & Jill Welch & Shawn Tully
    • Communications:  Natalia Eckerson
    • Vision and Hearing: Anne Mosemiller
    • Spirit Wear: Joanna Eyer & Diane Wickham
    • Volunteers

 

  • Mariemont Principal (Ericka Simmons)
    • Updates:
      • Great start to the school year
      • Encourage people to reach out to Ericka with any questions
      • Happy to provide a tour of the school if parents are interested in learning more about their children’s school day
    • Principal Chats
      • September 24 - 8:45 a.m.

 

  • MEPTO Updates for 2018/2019
    • New Membership Website (Kristin Wolujewicz, Carrie Branon)
      • Directory coming soon!
      • About 125 have joined the PTO to date
    • Only two PTO meetings this year: September and April
    • Quarterly updates for all members
    • Google:  Google Drive/Calendar/Email (ptomariemontelementary@gmail.com)
    • Wednesday Newsletter (Maren Fearing)
      • Email announcements to mepto@mariemontschools.org
      • Please submit announcements by 11am on Sunday for that week
      • Keep announcements concise
    • Funding for all classroom activities
    • Volunteers-Signup.com (Ry Naticchioni)
    • Open Positions:
      • COSI on Wheels Committee Members
      • Carnival Co-Chair
      • Caring and Sharing
    • An attendee mentioned the ability to directly select ME PTO when donating to United Way—please check availability when giving!

 

  • Committee/Chair Updates
    • Treasury Report (Lisa Berlin)
    • Everybody Counts (Julie Curran, Heather Salamonis)
    • Walk-a-thon (Molly Perez, Erin Lesseuer, Kathleen Judkins)
      • Taking place September 28th
      • Website to launch soon
      • Encourage pledges via social media
      • Checks accepted
      • Still need volunteers
    • Cosi (Joe Aaron)
    • Hospitality (Laura Organisciak, Margot Andruss, Jill Welch, Shawn Tully)
    • Recycling (Gretchen Griffith)
    • Mother/Son Event (Danielle Boal, Stacy Nurre)