March 2017 General PTA Minutes

March 1st, 2017 Rattlesnake Elementary School PTA Meeting minutes

Meeting attendance: Maggie Ward (P), Laura Fellin (S), Alex Stokman (T), Jen Jencso (FCC), Pamela Wright (Principal) + parents Eric, Leah, and Erin

Items as discussed:

Carnival Friday, March 10th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Activities & Music: Whiz Pops 6 – 7:30pm, free entry and participation. Reading activity in library, food served in kitchen and a few activities in the cafeteria along with the auction. 3 face painters…animal themes. MC to announce auction times and highlight items.

Auction: Auction runs 5:30 – 7:15pm. Items are pouring in! Michelle and Maggie are working on displays and table set up. Bid sheets will require $5 increments this year. Adding a raffle option for those that elect to “buy it now”. Auction supply needs include poster boards, pens (Erin will get donated from her employer), roll print paper (Alex will ask Missoulian for donation), glue sticks, cash box and 4 card chip readers. Helium balloons for tables and entrance.

Food: whole fruit, pizza, hotdogs, wrap sandwiches, hummus and carrots, soda, juice. Popcorn machine and chaffing dish for $50.

Swag Table: T-shirts, hoodies, hats, water bottles, tote bags, tattoos and key chains. Table will be stationed near the auction.

Outreach: small signs at Rattlesnake Market, sign on the fence on Van Buren, flyers out in boomerang folder, teacher emails. Sticker reminders for kids to wear home!

Volunteers: online and in person sign-up (in person at front desk of school). Incentivize volunteering by way of raffle tickets. Use some of the auction items for raffle items.

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