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August 3, 2016 PTO Meeting Minutes

  • Topics from end of year meeting tabled until next month. Proposal made by Julie Koehn, seconded by Corentin Cras-Meneur. Proposal passes with no objections.

    Topics included Updating the PTO website, Thurston library funding, Proposal for a bench for waiting parents to be built by the K-1 doors, Proposals for playground equipment

    Discussion of Calendar and Upcoming events (Dates/times subject to change):

    First day of school is 9/6

    Since we can’t have PTO meeting that day and curriculum night is 9/13, the first PTO meeting will be 9/20.

    Back to school day is most likely Tuesday 8/30, 5:00 to 6:30

    September 15th will be the first Thurston Nature Center (TNC) meeting, moved from 9/1 due to building access issues.

    September 24th is National Public Lands Day where people are encouraged to do community service projects.

    September 25th is the Fall Festival and the Kiwanis Run starting at OHAC Pool.

    Look for Walk to School Dates throughout the year. October 5th is national Walk to School Day.

    9/28 is the Fun Run Kickoff assembly at 3:00.

    Second PTO meeting will be 10/4

    Fall Carnival will be 10/28 5:30 to 7:30 and the Halloween Parade will be 10/31

    Fun Run is 10/21

    11/1 PTO Meeting

    11/8 Closed for Election Day

    11/22 is Turkey Trot

    11/23 is Break and school resumes 11/28

    12/6 is PTO meeting

    12/7 Walk to school day

    There will be a Fun Run Meeting to discuss school rewards (Check Calendar for final date)

    12/23 is start of break

    1/9 is start of school

    1/10 PTO Meeting

    1/16 No Shool for MLK Day

    1/19 Science Fair

    1/11 Walk to School Day

    2/1 Walk to School Day

    2/7 PTO Meeting

    2/17 Thurston Talent Show

    2/20 Presidents’ Day No School

    3/1 Walk to School

    3/7 PTO Meeting

    3/24-26 Thurston Players performance

    4/3-4/7 Spring Break

    4/11 PTO Meeting

    4/13 TNC Mtg moved due to spring break

    4/22-23 Earth Day Service Days

    4/17-22 Earth Week

    5/2 No school for elections

    5/3 Walk to School Day

    5/5 International Night

    5/9 PTO Meeting

    5/26 Field Day

    5/29 Memorial Day

    6/6 PTO meeting

    6/7 Walk to School Day

    6/9 Ice Cream Social

    6/15 Fifth Grade Graduation Celebration

    6/16 Last day of School