April 2016 Minutes

April PTA Meeting Minutes

Date: 4/12/16

Teachers Present: Joel Haack, Leslie Wonderlich, Olivia Day

Members Present: Wendy, Subha, Sankari, Pam, Tara

Guest Speaker: Leslie Wonderlich, “Building Resilience in Your Child”  (See PowerPoint link below)

Slides to be posted, text reference for further information: Building Resilience in Children and Teens (Kenneth R. Ginsberg)

Old Business: Glow Dance was a success!

New Business:

  • Fun Fair - May 20th from 5:30 - 7:30 (set up at 4:00)
    • Room parents will find volunteers
    • Book fair special offer: BOGO + admission with wristband
    • Book fair: Wed / Thurs after school and Fri after school until 8:00pm
  • School supply boxes - order online in May
  • Looking for event/club ideas for the 16-17 school year (suggestions: AirFX?)
  • How can we increase participation in the Blood Drive? Other opportunities to give back to the community?
  • STEM night at Riverdale Heights on Friday, April 15th (6:00 - 8:30)

Principal Update from Ms. Gertson:

  • Assessment season is upon us - make sure students are well-rested
  • Fine Arts Night - Tuesday, April 19th
  • River Bandits Game for Riverdale Heights - Friday, April 29th
  • PTA reflections were a success!

Don't forget about box tops, Amazon.com, and remember to “Like” the Riverdale Heights PTA page on Facebook!

Wendy Bock,
Apr 14, 2016, 8:56 PM