Agenda

Next Meeting :  Nov. 2, 2017  7pm  Library

 AGENDA

PSO Meetings are held the first Thursday of the month – 7pm   EWHS Library.  All are welcome!

November 2, 2017, 7pm Library

  • 7:00   Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05   Treasurer Report – Balance Update
  • 7:10   Grant Request Review
    • $100 – Leslie Zebroski Prewitt – Math after school tutoring snacks – approved via email vote
    • $100 – Leslie Zebroski Prewitt – After school self-defense training for interested girls – costs would cover snacks and pizza for three, 2-hour classes.
    • $2000 – Karen Rautenberg – Library battle of books purchase, Ebooks for Nooks, general updating of library materials
  • 7:10   EWHS School Report – Principal Terrance Mims
  • 7:15   EWHS Teacher Report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:20   Continuing/New Business
    • Update on Library “couch”
    • Practice Tests Update
    • Joy of Giving Campaign – Nov. 29-Dec. 8?
  • 8:15   Adjourn

 

October 5, 2017, 7pm Library

  • 7:00   Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05   Treasurer Report – Balance Update
  • 7:10   Grant Request Review –
    • $400 – Sarah Cannon, After School Tutor Program – snacks and incentive for tutors and students needing help
    • $1600 – Teresa Polendo and Rebecca Brennan, Counseling Department – General support for students in need
    • $150 – Corey Clark, DHH – Support for Deaf Academic Bowl team
    • $300 – Nancy Branom, IB Senior Art Gallery Reception – Senior IB English students art gallery reception refreshments – 3 classes this year
    • $300 – Nancy Branom, Writing Center – snacks for after-school tutors and students in the writing center
    • $150 – Kelly Kuest, ELL Family Night (Oct. 21) – Prizes for family night -EW gear and food gift certificates
  • 7:10   EWHS School Report – Principal Terrance Mims
  • 7:15   EWHS Teacher Report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:20   Continuing/New Business
    • Review of PSO Fundraising Flyer
    • Update on Library “couches”
    • SAT/ACT prep courses and fee waivers
  • 8:15   Adjourn

 

September 7, 2017  7pm  Library

  • 7:00   Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05   Treasurer Report – Balance Update – outstanding grants
  • 7:10   Grant Request Review –
    • $450 – Shana Lipscomb, College Night dinner costs for college reps
  • 7:10   EWHS Assistant Principal Report – Allison Larsen
  • 7:15   EWHS Teacher Report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:20   Continuing/New Business
    • Setting schedule for coming year – Principal’s coffees, Practice Tests, ACT prep course, SAT prep course, Teacher/Staff Luncheons, Annual Fundraiser, Joy of Giving Campaign, Social Events/Meetings
  • 8:15   Adjourn

 

May 4, 2017  7pm EWHS Library

  • 7:00   Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05   Bonnie Vijarro – Sharing a student’s writing
  • 7:15   Debra Sands – Life Skills Carnival Overview
  • 7:25   Frank Avery – Update on Graphic Design 2 progress on PSO logo
  • 7:40   Treasurer Report – Balance Update, Grants Paid
  • 7:10   Grant Request Review –  No grant requests at this time
  • 7:15   EWHS Assistant Principal Report – Allison Larsen
  • 7:30   EWHS Teacher Report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:40   Continuing/New Business
    • Outside Grant requests – Hazel Miller ($3500) and Hubbard Foundation ($1500)
    • Princeton Review SAT Course update/plan and timing for next year
    • Planning/timing for social event at beginning of school year
    • Principal coffee – how/where/when
  • 8:15   Adjourn

 

April 13, 2017  7pm  EWHS Library                                                                                                                               The April meeting will be an opportunity to Meet the EWHS Principal and Asst. Principals.  Refreshments will be served.  Tours of the school will also be available for parents.  We hope to see you there.

  • Grant Request Review –
    • $600 – Library books for 2017/18

 

March 2, 2017  7pm  EWHS Library

  • 7:00   Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05   Treasurer Report – Balance Update, Grants Paid
  • 7:10   Grant Request Review
    • $150 – After-school tutoring additional support – snacks for rest of semester
  • 7:15   EWHS Assistant Principal Report – Allison Larsen
  • 7:30   EWHS Teacher Report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:40   Continuing/New Business
    • Princeton Review SAT test prep registration update
    • Update on PSO logo and Graphic Design 2 class timeline
    • April meeting – format change
  • 8:15   Adjourn

 

Feb. 2, 2017  7pm  EWHS Library

  • 7:00   Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05   Treasurer Report – Balance Update, Grants Paid,
  • 7:10   Grant Request Review
    • $80 – Chef School, Sherri Webster $5 Starbucks gift cert. for winners of Gingerbread house competition – approved via email
    • $400 – Life Skills, Debbie Sands – supplies for Dance/Carnival for Life Skills students, decorations, refreshments and prizes
    • $250 – Parent University, Kim Palmer – Parent University refreshments
    • $80 – Warrior Pride Reception, Geoff Bennett – Refreshments for reception
    • $250 – Heritage Night, Geoff Bennett – pizza for Heritage Night potluck
  • 7:15   EWHS Assistant Principal Report – Allison Larsen
  • 7:30   EWHS Teacher Report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:40   Continuing/New Business
    • Parent University – Feb. 9, 2017
    • ACT/SAT Practice Test – Feb. 25, 2017
    • Princeton Review SAT test prep course scheduled to begin mid-April, registration will begin this week.
    • Fred Avery, Graphic Design teacher – the PSO is asking the Graphic Design 2 students to help with designing a new logo/logos this semester – brainstorming ideas, suggestions.
  • 8:15   Adjourn

 

Jan. 5. 2017  7pm   EWHS Library

  • 7:00   Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05   Treasurer Report – Balance Update, Taxes, etc.
  • 7:15   Grant Request Review
    • $250 – College Bound Scholarship Re-Pledge Event
    • $300 – Peer Mediation Training for Students
  • 7:20   EWHS Assistant Principal Report – Allison Larsen
  • 7:30   EWHS Teacher Report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:40   Continuing/New Business
    • Princeton Review Test Prep Course Update
    • Parent University Update
  • 8:15   Adjourn

 

Dec. 1, 2016   7pm   Library

  • 7:00  Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05  Treasurer Report – Balance Update, Taxes
  • 7:15  Grant Request Review
    • $300 – Clothes Closet restock
    • $200 – ELL request for prizes for family engagement event
  • 7:20  EWHS Assistant Principal report – Allison Larsen
  • 7:30  EWHS Teacher Report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:40  New Business
    • Princeton Review Test Prep Survey
    • Discussion of next ACT/SAT practice test
    • Gym Sound System Acknowledgement – Dec. 2 Gym
    • Input on Parent University topics/etc.
  • 8:00  Adjourn

 

Nov. 3, 2016  7pm  Library

  • 7:00  Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05  Treasurer Report – Balance Update, Fundraising Update, Taxes
  • 7:15  Grant Request Review
    • Currently there are no grant requests to review
  • 7:20  EWHS Assistant Principal report – Allison Larsen
  • 7:30  EWHS Teacher Report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:40  New Business
    • Discussion of Joy of Giving Campaign
    • Princeton Review Test Prep Opportunity Discussion
    • StartUp Practice Test Update – Nov. 12th
    • Gym Sound System Update
  • 8:00  Adjourn

 

October 13, 2016   Note change of date and time – Oct. 13 6pm

  • 6:00 Call to Order, Introductions
  • 6:05 Treasurer Report – Update on balance, upcoming costs
  • 6:15 Grant request review
    • English – Letter Farmer, letter writing to coordinate with literature in class – $250
    • IB English – Senior end of year art gallery – $200
    • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Dept. – Deaf Academic Bowl support – $100
    • On Time Graduation Support – support/supplies for new after school, peer tutoring program – $400
    • Library – Literary support – purchase print and nook books, treats for Battle of Books meetings – $500
    • Counseling/Student Support Advocate – Supporting students in need – $1600
    • Career and College Center – Supply pizza for College Night event – $420
    • Security Personnel – purchase uniforms – $1250 – revisiting from last year
  • 6:30 EWHS Assistant Principal report – Allison Larsen
  • 6:40 EWHS Teacher report – Jim Ogren
  • 6:50 New Business
    • Annual Fundraising English Contest – Oct. 14-Nov. 1
    • Parent event outside of school? coffee?
  • 7:15 Adjourn

 

May 5, 2016

  • 7:00 Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05 Treasurer Report – Update on balance, upcoming costs
  • 7:15 Grant request review
    • Soren O’Malley – Adaptive PE/Life skills equipment – $1000
    • Parent University – cookies, prizes for May 18 – $300
  • 7:20 EWHS Assistant Principal report – Allison Larsen
    • Teresa Polado, new Student Support Advocate
  • 7:30 EWHS Teacher report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:40 New Business
    • Gym Sound System Update- Beckie Peterson, ASB
    • Renaming Annual Giving Campaign
    • Budget change – IB scholarship
    • Revisiting Practice Test
  • 8:30 Adjourn

Last meeting of school year:  June 2, 2016  7pm  Library

April 14, 2016

  • 7:00 Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05 Treasurer Report – Update on balance, upcoming costs
  • 7:15 Grant request review
  • Shana Lipscomb – Senior College Signing Celebration – $250
  • Sherri Webster – Chef School Knife Replacement – $310
  • Geoff Bennett – Warrior Pride Reception – $80
  • Kim Palmer – Speaker fees for Parent University – $700
  • Karen Rautenberg – Reupholstering library chairs – $1000 (revisiting)
  • 7:20 EWHS Assistant Principal report – Allison Larsen
  • 7:30 EWHS Teacher report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:40 New Business
    • Parent University – May 18, 2016 – update
    • Gym Sound System – request to help with funding
  • 8:30 Adjourn

Next meeting:  Thursday, May 5, 2016  7pm Library

 

March 3, 2016

  • 7:00 Call to Order, Introductions
  • 7:05 Treasurer Report – Current balance, income, etc.
  • 7:15 Grant request review  –  Math Dept. – $250
  • 7:20 EWHS Assistant Principal report – Allison Larsen
  • 7:30 EWHS Teacher report – Jim Ogren
  • 7:40 New Business
    • ACT/SAT practice test dates Feb. 27
    • Parent University – May 2016 – update
    • Future practice tests
    • Planning for next year – President, etc.
  • 8:30 Adjourn