GLOBAL HIGH PTO MEETING MINUTES – 2013 – DECEMBER 3
Meeting was called to order at 7:04pm
November minutes were reviewed. Motion to accept minutes was made, seconded and approved.
Financial report was reviewed. Motion to approve was seconded and carried.
Global has students being recognized by Rotary as students of the month.
On November 15, the freshman class had orientation at Navarro College. Later that afternoon the new president of Navarro visited Global High and is very excited about their partnership.
The application has been submitted for Global to still be considered an early college high school.
Senior pictures for the yearbook will be taken soon.
Went over upcoming events calendar
12/13 Blood drive 9a to 3p at WGH. 17-18 year olds are allowed to donate and sign for themselves. Under 17 may donate with parent signature. Parents may also sign up for a time to donate if they would like. Seniors who donate twice during their senior year will get a recognition cord for graduation.
12/14 Winter formal. This is a formal dance for all grades to be held in the WGH gym. Student council has asked for some assistance with donations of food and materials.
12/16 semester exams begin.
12/19 & 20 will be ½ days due to semester finals.
1/6-7 Teacher in-service days. Students return to school on January 8.
Terra Irving spoke about Tinsel and Treats. Only seven sophomores have signed up to help with Elf Camp. Nine seniors have signed up to help with their activity. Dr. and Mrs. Lester will perform from 6-8pm. Ballroom dancers will perform multiple times with the first performance beginning at 6:15pm
-Freshman – Baked goods, asking for these to be homemade and please share major ingredients to avoid allergic reactions
-Sophomore – Elf Camp ages 3-12, $10 fee
-Junior – Trees and wreaths
-Senior – Pictures with Santa and beverages
Costco donated a 9 foot prelit tree along with $500 in merchandise and a free membership to be raffled off at Tinsel and Treats. The membership deal offered at November’s meeting is still good for global high families and friends until Christmas Eve. They will have a booth at Tinsel and Treats for people to stop by and purchase those memberships. Winner need not be present to win.
Volunteers are needed to hand out Tinsel and Treat fliers to people visiting the tour of homes.
There is a tree being decorated with fast food gift cards. Any donations families might solicit while they are out to eat will be appreciated.
Carinos family dinner night was a success. The event made between $400 and $500 and it was great PR for WGH. They want us to come back in January or February for another event.
Spirit store update: Working on designs for new t-shirts and hoodies. Store will be open every Friday 11:30 to 1:30 during lunches.
There have been nine new memberships to Costco. Each membership donates $20 gift card back to the PTO.
Motion was made to move the January PTO meeting to January 14 because the students are not back in school on the normal meeting night. Motion was seconded and approved.
No other new business was mentioned.
Motion was made to close the meeting. Motion was seconded and carried and meeting was closed at 8:01p.