Minutes of Newbern Elementary PTA Regular Meeting September 17, 2007 Call to Order: A regular meeting of the Newbern Elementary PTA was held at 6:30 p.m.on September 17, 2007 in Newbern, VA. Presiding were Betsy Cash, President; Lora Covey, Vice-President; Katrina Compton, Treasurer; Joie Horton, Secretary. Approximately 48 members were in attendance. Reading /Approval of Minutes: The minutes from the May 14, 2007 meeting were reviewed and approved by those in attendance. Treasurer’s Report: A detailed Treasurer's report was given by Katrina Compton. The report shall be posted on the web site for review. Program: There was no formal program for the evening. Introduction of Officers: An introduction of new PTA officers was given by Betsy Cash. Introduction of New Faculty and Staff: Betsy Cash introduced and welcomed those present-- our new principal, Mr. Joseph Reed and our new third grade teacher, Mrs. Ashley Hale. Announcements: The next meeting is scheduled for October 8, 2007 with a dinner available for purchase. Details will be sent home at a later date. Mr. Reed and Mrs. Brillheart, the NES librarian, presented information about a fundraiser with Barnes & Noble Booksellers. Details shall come later. Mr. Reed and Betsy Cash presented “Project Playground”, an opportunity to improve the play facilities at NES with a grant received from Wal Mart in the amount of $1,000. New Business: Goals and programs under consideration by the PTA were presented and discussed as follows: Programs for future meetings may include: Drug Awareness; Dangers of internet chatting such as “My Space”; a “Christmas Around the World” children’s program for December. Fundraisers may include: An NES cookbook; Cookie dough sales; Newbern Fall Festival 50/50 raffle; various pre-planned dinner fundraisers to accompany meetings. On-going fundraisers may include: collecting Campbell’s labels; collecting box-tops; collecting used ink-cartridges; a new system by Food City for tracking and crediting purchases to NES; application for various grants is in progress. Other programs may include: Trunk or Treat for Halloween; PTA sponsored Parent’s Night Out; a student-managed yearbook committee; “Start the Arts” program. Old Business: Stuart Covey updated the PTA on progress of a school security system; some details were still not available at this time. A motion was made by Mrs. Bentley to table the discussion for another meeting when more information was available from the company/installer, seconded by Mrs. Anderson. Discussion: Discussions were held regarding an appropriate time for PTA meetings to begin; the time continues to be 6:30 p.m. Adjournment: Motion to adjourn made by Mrs. Anderson, seconded by Mrs. Bentley.
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