Tippecanoe School Corporation


WEA RIDGE P.T.O. Officers 2017-2018

Heidi Wallar, President, don@mulberryhealth.com

Roxanna Holle, Vice President, rholle12@gmail.com

Amber Laffoon, Secretary, alaffoon1022@gmail.com

Dana Blanchard, Treasurer, blancharddana@yahoo.com

Amber Holle, Co-Treasurer, alholle@gmail.com


Monday, September 11, 2017 PTO Meeting Minutes

  • Meeting was called to order
  • Attendance
  • All officers, minus Amber Holle, one teacher representative, and four parent members, were present.
  • Presidents Report
  • Heidi Wallar reported that Aricka is working on spirit wear fliers and those were to be dropped off on September 11 for distribution in Friday folders. Spirit wear is being done through Knoy Apparel this year.
  • Treasurers Report
  • Tax returns have not yet been completed.
  • Teacher support checks will go out once money had come in from the candle sale.
  • The PTO savings account has about $20,000 in it and the checking account has approximately $5,000.
  • Events
  • Family Fun Night scheduled for 10/13/17 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Heidi Wallar and Missy Williams and Mrs. Meyers will be chairing this event.
  • Barry’s Bounce House has been scheduled ($900)
  • Pizza, drinks, and Kona Ice will be served again this year.
  • RSVP's to be counted after the next PTO meeting, October 9th. Volunteers needed to stay after meeting to help.
  • Book Fair will be open for shopping from 6:00-8:00.
  • Parent Teacher Conferences scheduled for 10/17/17 and 10/19/17
  • Lindsey Piechnik is the chair for the Book Fair event. They will need 2 to 3 parents each night 10/17 and 10/19 from 5:15 – 7:00 to help work.
  • Catering for the teachers’ dinner will be coordinated by Jessica Jones.
  • Candle Sales scheduled to run 9/8/17 – 9/15/17
  • Dana Blanchard will chair this fundraiser.
  • Volunteers needed after school Monday, September 18th to help sort and organize order forms.
  • Volunteers needed during the school day starting at 12:00 Friday, October 13th do help sort orders and deliver to the classrooms.
  • Candles will be distributed during parent teacher conferences week of 10/17/17
  • Fannie Mae Candy Sales scheduled to begin on 10/19/17
  • Erica Schuemann will once again chair this event.
  • Roxanna Holle has volunteered to start working with Erica over the next couple of years so that she will be able to take over as chair when Erica is done in 2018.
  • Distribution will be in December. Volunteers will be need to help sort orders that will go home with the students.
  • Movie Night scheduled for 11/17/17
  • Still need a chair person for this event.
  • Holle's will try to get donated popcorn from the movie theater again.
  • Flyer will go out prior to the event.
  • Donuts for Dads scheduled for November
  • Michelle Harding to chair, still need a co-chair.
  • Roxanna and Dana to help pick up the morning of.
  • Michelle to get date options from Brenda in the front office.
  • Restaurant Nights
  • Alicia Wozniak will be organizing these events this year. Rosio Lopez to help print reminder fliers for distribution to the students.
  • Monday, September 18th - Hot Box Pizza
  • Tuesday, October 3rd –Pink Walrus
  • Monday, November 6th –Arni’s
  • Will keep us updated as the events are scheduled.
  • Box Tops
  • Amber Simons will coordinate this.
  • Unfinished Business
  • None at this time.
  • New Business
  • PTO to look into using sign up genius or school wide text alerts to send out volunteer requests for events. Will need to find out if this would be allowed.
  • The next PTO meeting is scheduled for Monday, October 9th at 6:00 p.m.
  • The meeting was adjourned.

Submitted by Amber Laffoon, PTO Secretary

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