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GLOBAL HIGH PTO MEETING MINUTES – 2014 – JANUARY 14

Meeting was called to order at 7:03pm

Old business

  • December minutes were reviewed.  Motion to accept minutes was made, seconded and approved.

  • There was no financial report to review this month.  December and January financials will be reviewed at February meeting. 

  • No final numbers available for Tinsel and Treats yet.

Mr. Snook

  • Our freshman class is the youngest students at UT Tyler and 95% of them passed their dual credit computer class last semester.  UT Tyler is very happy with our partnership.

  • Global high is being recognized by the state with an award that had 450 applicants and only two awards are given.  We are receiving the top award.

  • Mr. Snook is presenting at several conferences over the next few weeks and speaking about Global High.  Among these are the TCEA Conference and National STEM Conference.  He will also be speaking at the George W. Bush Presidential Center and is the only public educator to be invited to speak.

  • Went over upcoming events calendar

    • 1/20 No school

    • 1/23 Jostens will be here for Jr and Sr payments and orders

    • 2/17 No school

    • 3/7 Early release

    • 3/10-14 Spring break

    • 4/5 Prom

    • 4/18 No school

    • 5/5 Carter Blood Care will be here for their 2nd round of donations.

    • 5/5 Awards night at Fine Arts Center

    • 5/26 Holiday

    • 6/1 Baccalaureate and Senior Banquet

    • 6/5 Graduation 7pm at SAGU

  • State testing dates will be announced in February.

  • Harvard and Yale are now accepting credits from WGH.

New Business

Glenna mentioned the possibility of having a board displayed to acknowledge accomplishments of WGH Alumni.

Brett thanked everyone for their help with Tinsel and Treats.  Preliminary numbers reflect over $5000 made.  Brett spent $380 on trees put on clearance and thinks we have enough trees for the next two years.

Our next family dinner night is at Whataburger by Showbiz Movie Theater on February 20 from 5pm to 8pm.  This is for Dine-in only.  Patrons do not have to mention WGH or bring a flier. 

 

Decadent Dessert Night will be March 22.  Cost will be $5/person.  Parents are asked to donate desserts and students will serve.  Asking for some sugar-free, low-fat and gluten-free desserts.  Costco donated $500 worth of items to be used as raffle items.

 

I any WGH family or friends would still like to sign up for Costco membership it is still the same price, but does not include the $30 in free merchandise.

Spirit store will be getting new shirts soon.  We are about halfway through the design process.

No other new business was mentioned.

Motion was made to close the meeting.  Motion was seconded and carried and meeting was closed at 7:50p.

Next meeting 2/4/14.

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