Minutes from 02-04-2015 Meeting

Tularcitos Elementary School PTO

Meeting Minutes

February 4, 2015

President Robyn Rauh called meeting to order at 8:43am. Monthly PTO meetings will be held the first Wednesday of every month at 8:40am in Bobcat Hall.

Principal’s Report-Principal Ryan Peterson was absent. President Robyn Rauh announced the memorial for Diane Garneau is in process of being approved by the school district 

At the site presentation meeting for the school board, Tiffany Buraglio was awarded the Red Apple Volunteer of the Year.

Treasurer’s Report- This month Escrip brought in $1,368 and Box Tops brought in $602. Expenses this month included $820 for field trips and $433 for Teacher Wish List.

Minutes Approval-Aga Simpson made a motion to approve minutes from January 2015 Meeting. Unanimous vote was made to approve minutes. 

Yearbook-This year’s Coordinators are Pia Garneau and Linnea Terrranova. 43% of yearbooks have been sold. Photo Coordinators are still needed! This person will be responsible for taking pictures of class at every class trip and activity. Any parent wishing to contribute pictures can bring in flash drive, cd or use Drop Box. 5th Grade memory pages can be bought either online or submit a form. 5th Grade Memory Pages are due February 13th. Sponsors are needed for the yearbook! Sponsors can be a person or a business! This is great advertising for any business!

Talent Show-Our 2nd Annual Talent Show is February 6, Friday at 6pm. The Taco Truck will be offering dinner starting at 5:15pm. Joy Smith is the Coordinator. Dress rehearsal is today after school. Anyone interested in helping, please contact Joy Smith or Robyn Rauh.

Teacher’s Lounge-Michelle BeVard reported on the progress of renovating the teacher’s lounge. A design board was presented showing shades of green as a theme. The design board showed layout which included cabinets once the coffee station is removed. Please contact Michelle BeVard with any ideas or items you wish to donate.

Garden-Margot Grych updated the board on new projects in the Garden. Valley Hills Nursery donated lavender and sage. Compost from the Auga family was donated. The 5th Graders will be building a compost colony with working structures. The Garden is in need of signage, please contact Margot. The Greenhouse is in need of a caretaker, please contact Margot.

Spring Fling-This year’s Spring Fling will be a Raffle Round Up on Friday, March 27th location TBA. There will be 6 or 7 gift baskets/packages in which parents and staff can buy raffle tickets for. Anyone interested in volunteering, please contact Robyn Rauh at robyn.rauh@yahoo.com.

Reading Week-This year Reading Week will be Feb. 23-27th. The theme will be Dr. Seuss birthday! Reading Night will take place on Thursday, February 26th at 6:30pm. We will also be doing a No Screens for Ice Cream during that week. Monterey County Sheriff and California Highway Patrol will be participating as readers. 


Upcoming Events:  Talent Show-February 6th at 6pm in Bobcat Hall

                                Pastries with Peterson-February 24th at 8:45am. Casual coffee

                                and pastries with Principal Peterson. Chat with other parents and

                                get to know our principal.

                                Reading Week & No Screens for Ice Cream-February 23-27.

                                Reading Night-February 26th at 6:30pm


Meeting adjourned at 9:50am by President Robyn Rauh.