Kailua Intermediate School PTSA Meeting Tuesday, September 18, 2007 1. Meeting called to order by President Heather Parker at 6:20 pm. Introductions were made. 2. Secretary’s Report – August meeting minutes approved with no corrections. All in favor, no opposing. 3. Treasure’s Report – Ray not present tonight, however Ms. Chase has donated $755 from the book fair that was just held in August. Great big Mahalo! 4. Membership Report – Renae reports that we have about 80 members so far this school year. Will be having a membership drive again. More on that to follow at the next meeting. 5. Fundraising Report – Diana Baldwin a. Entertainment Books – 50 books sold so far, hard to get a hold of some of the parents. b. Snack Truck and Dance Sales – made $90 so far from the snack truck and $160 from the dance. Student counsel to start selling drinks at the dances, which must be a of health choice. NO SODA and must be 100% 50% fruit juice. c. Reminders regarding Box Tops and eScrip – still collecting, drop box located in the office. d. Recycling Drive will be next Thurs/Fri morning Sept 27 & 28 before school starts. If any club would like to sponsor/help with this, PTSA will donate the money earned to their group/club. e. Looking into a fundraiser selling 711 coupon books. If any club/team would like to do this to earn money, now’s your chance. f. Also, will be looking into selling Christmas trees as a fundraiser. 6. PCNC – Mary reports that the newsletter isn’t ready for assembly yet and will let us know if she needs helpers. T-shirts sales still going. We do have a price break for those students that can’t afford the shirts. They’re $1 for short sleeves and $3 for long sleeves with a maximum purchase of 5 per semester. Must check with Mrs. Mulcahy for approval first. Shirts will be contracted out next year. 7. Curriculum Coordinator – Karen would like to get some kind of a treat for good behavior for the students in mandatory study hall. She also would like to give those students who passed the standards something as well. Once she decides she’ll ask for assistance from the PTSA. 8. Student Activities – Nancy expressed thanks to all that volunteered at the Welcome Back Dance. The students all had fun, even with the strict enforcement of rules. The yellow ribbons worked well on the Day of Hero’s and the ribbons will remain on the fence until the students return from intersession. We will repeat this again next year. We had about 40 students in attendance. The school band played and the color guard was present. Student Council elections are coming up and the students are campaigning. Leadership team will be going to camp next week. “Be Cool Don’t be a Fool” Assembly will be next week and Kaneohe HPD Officers to come and speak to the kids about drugs and alcohol. PEP and the drill team will be performing. Honor Roll Assembly to be held on Oct 30 at 9am for the 7th graders and Nov 2nd at 12:30pm for the 8th graders. October 29th is a waiver day and October 24th will be the Flu Shot clinic (watch for more information). 9. Administrative report – As mentioned earlier, Education Works will be handling the sales of our school shirts. Parents will be able to buy on line, at the store or at school on designated days. There will be a spring sale to try and unload our stock before the start of next school year. Announcements will be going out to our feeder schools and a notice will be in the school newsletter. Mary will start sending emails to parents for up and coming events/activities to help parents stay more in touch with their children. The addition of the fence has been received well by the community and Lanikai/Kailua Outdoor Circle. We’re getting a donation of hibiscus to plant along the fence and community groups have stepped up to volunteer as well. The planting will take place during Make a Difference Day scheduled for October 29th 27th. Communications have been cleared up with CSSG-3 and we have their commitment for the year. 10. Presidents Report – Heather Parker a. Make a Difference Day – October 27 i. Things to do: planting, pour concrete by the tree, painting of side walk, touchup railings, touchup painting in the café, clean curtains in café, basketball court painting of lines. There will be a planning meeting on October 9th at 6pm in the library. b. Newsletter update c. Team/Club updates 11. Old Business a. Furniture issue still needs to be resolved. Need a list of what is needed. Mary to send email to Sgt MJR Duval (CSSG). I believe we can still get items from the DOE surplus. 12. Meeting adjourned at 7:55 pm, with the next meeting scheduled for October 15, 2007 at 6 pm.