GLOBAL HIGH PTO MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 6, 2013.
- Meeting called to order at 7 p.m.
- June minutes will be reviewed at next meeting.
- Welcome and introductions
- Bonding still needs to be completed
- Mr. Snook
o Very proud of WGH PTO – 23 seniors received scholarships last year.
o 120 freshman were accepted for 2013 -14 year
o August 26 – deadline for Accuplacer (85% have passed)
o UT Tyler partnership –
§ 3 million per year to run Global - $100,000 in college text books – to help with costs of college classes Global approached UT Tyler – teaming with a 4 year university all if not most hours will transfer – Tyler will pay for text books saving $100,000 for the district
New Staff – Phy. – Engineering – Blair Hanserd, English – Tiki Smith, and Spanish II – Rollen Maze
Textbooks – issue with getting book in summer was discussed
Students need to understand that they do not need to take all the college courses that will be offered. The need to focus on their course of studies they are interested in.
Important upcoming dates
o Questfest – Freshman Orientation – Friday 8/23/13 1-5 p.m. – rest of global students 5-7 pm. Schedule pick up and hot dog dinner. More information Questfest volunteer group on Facebook
o August 12 – Staff – new teachers report
o August 15 – Staff returns
o August 23 – Quest Fest – 1-5 p.m.
o August 23 – Schedule pick up – 5-7 p.m.
o August 26 – First day of school
o September 2 – Labor Day Holiday
Hot Dog Dinner – volunteers needed. Sent email to infoglobalpto.org to volunteer.
Big Thrift – donations needed – you can tell them it is to benefit Global High School and they will donate back to Global.
Financial reviewed – financials will be reviewed in detail and approved at the September meeting
Mrs. Snook announced that if you have a specific job or skills to share with students please let the teacher or staff now.
Campus improvements – shade sails – Lawn Masters – option
Spirit Store – Prep. School – new school and PTO logo that will be trademarked. Motion was made to approve online store. Motion was seconded and approved.
Meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.