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PTSA Minutes September

Ridgeway PTSA Meeting Minutes                                                         Date:  September

PTSA email: RidgewayPTSA@gmail.com

 

Call to Order: PTSA President Brittany East & attendees completed introductions then went over how the PTSA works at Ridgeway. If you have questions, please email the PTSA at RidgewayPTSA@gmail.com.

 

Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes:

          Unfortunately, the Minuets from May 2023 were lost due to a computer error.

 

School Updates:

Principal’s Report—Mrs. Brinlee

  • Ridgeway will have two all school field trips to the play Annie & to a Columbia College basketball game, more information will be sent out as far as dates, time and if volunteers will be needed.
  • Thank you for your donations to the food bank, we donated 700+ can goods. Unit C won the Unit contest!  The winning school will get a visit from Tuman from MU.
  • 100-year celebration will be on October 14th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.   Cupcakes & punch will be provided. Alumni from outside of Missouri are planning on visiting & touring the school. Actives will be available for the kids. If you are interested in helping or donations, please contact Mrs. Brinlee. A sign-up genius will be put in upcoming RAP.

 

Officer Updates:

President- Brittany East

We are still looking for a deputy treasure. If you, or if you know a parent who is interested in this position, please email the PTSA. RidgewayPTSA@gmail.com.

            VP Outreach- Sam Noordsy

We are looking for local businesses to be connected to Ridgeway such as partners in education.

            VP Membership- Carissa Havens

During back-to-school night there were forms in the packet you received that included volunteer and membership forms. These forms are tailored so we, the PTSA are not continuously asking parents to help when they are unavailable or for those that are interested in helping in other ways.  

Secretary- Victoria Bence- No Report

(Reminder: email minutes to Mrs. Brinlee for review and to share with Ms. Munstermann to post to the Ridgeway website)

 

Treasurer:

Megan Tregnago – see notes for budget.  

                        Checking= $ $20,435.19

                        Money Market= $ 13, 449.8

NOTES:

Motion to approve minutes (name of person)

2nd person Motion to approve, (name of person)  

March minutes Approved.

 

Deputy Treasurer—Wendy Forbes

POSITION IS OPEN- If you, or if you know a parent who is interested in this position, please email the PTSA. RidgewayPTSA@gmail.com

 

 Business (New and Old):

  • We approve the calendar for the PTSA meetings and the Fun Day date.  Motion to approve the calendar, Victoria Bence & Joanne Boomer. Motion approved.
    • The PTSA will meet in the Ridgeway Media Center at 6:30PM on the following dates. Please remember that childcare is provided in the Ridgeway Gym. Childcare is ran by Columbia College students who have been verified by the CPS background check process.
      • October 10th
      • November 14th
      • January 9th
      • February 13th
      • March 12th
      • April 9th
      • May 7th
    • No meeting in December.
    • Final meeting will be May 7th because the PSTA will need to review the budget for the next school year.  
  • Budget Review- please see budget for more information.  
  • If you would like to become a Volunteer for any CPS school, you may will out the background check  form Non-Employee Registration for Background Clearance:  https://www.cpsk12.org/Page/20381 There is a total cost TO YOU of $41.00 every year. This is NOT needed if you wish to attend/help with class parties or help with school field trips.
  • Motion to approve Maria Cox & Tom Pagie.   Motion Approved.

 

Committee Chair Reports:

Administration and Membership Development—Carissa Havens –

No Report

Finance and Grants— Kali Wright- Smith

Waiting for fall. If you have a need or know of any grant or programs, you would like to apply for reach out the Kali.

Fun Day 2023—Carissa Havens, Sam Noordsy

Starting in Jan 2024- Date: April 20th, 2024.   

Staff and Teacher Appreciation—Kylene Richardson

Sign-up sheet was sent out, looking for Ideas for this school year. 

Promotion, Outreach and Volunteerism—Sam Noordsy

No Report

School Principal and Operational Support—Carissa Havens

No Report

Family Events – POSITION OPEN

If you, or if you know a parent who is interested in this position, please email the PTSA. RidgewayPTSA@gmail.com

Yearbook- Rachel Parks- POSITION OPEN

We will need someone new to take over the yearbook next year 23-2024 going forward.  Rachel is looking for anyone to help gather pictures and organize the yearbook this year.

100-year Celebration- Sam Noordsy

Date: October 14th

Time 2pm- 4pm   

Cupcakes & punch will be provided. Alumni from outside of Missouri are planning on visiting & touring the school. Actives will be available for the kids.

Grounds Committee- Tom Paige & Emily Koonse

The garden had a wonderful summer crop! They had so many tomatoes they ended up donating to the food bank. Funding received for the native plants that have been planted in front of Ridgeway.   

T-Shirts- Sean Cox

This is a signature year!! This means every student will sign their name on a piece of paper that is gathered by the teachers at recess and then printed on the back of the school shirt they receive.  

 

VII.       Adjourn:  Next meeting will be held on October 10th , 2023 @ 6:30PM in the Ridgeway Medica Center.