PTO Board Positions 2010-2011

We are looking for the following PTO board positions for 2010/2011 year

  1. Lisa Rankine, nominated for president
  2. Catherine Cook, will continue as web master
  3. Need Treasurer – Diane to check with Sheri Tripp
  4. Need Secretary
  5. T-shirt coordinator
  6. School Store Coordinator
  7. TAKS Snacks Coordinator
  8. Teacher Appreciation Coordinator

Contact us if you are interested by any position.

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Westview PTO minutes – March 14, 2010

Welcome @ 6:35 AM

  • Attendance of PTO Board and Members -Diane Harvey Anderson, Lisa Rankine, Arlie Pfeifer, Catherine Cook, Mary Hale, Jesus Ibanez
  • Teachers Present – Jennifer Pena (GAME teacher) and Rosa Munoz
  • Administrator Present – Ronald Gonzales
  • Guest Present – Chester Hoster, PISD Board member candidate

II. Officers’ Reports

  • Secretary Report – Arlie Pfeifer, Minutes read and approved after correction by Rosa Munoz that she is a teacher not an administrator
  • Treasurer Report – Diane Harvey Anderson on behalf of Hua Gray
    • Balance is $1880.13
    • Money forms presented and discussed
  • Principal’s Report – Ron Gonzales
    • CAAC Meeting update
      • UIL Contest for WMS Bands – Wind Ensemble won Superior rating and Symphonic Band won good and excellent ratings
      • Orchestra – Best Overall, Best in Class, Superior rating
      • Cheerleaders – Won 1st place trophy
      • TAME – students winners placed in 1st, 2nd, 3rd , 5th (See Wildcat Herald for more details)
      • Two students qualified of 19 finalists “Do the Write Thing?”
      • Suggestion made for these competitions to be added to the Wildcat Herald next year for parents to know in advance about these competitions
      • Suggestions to add visual loop presentations using video to promote more student participation
      • TAKS season, 8th grade has completed Math and Reading testing
      • Week of Apr 26-30 more TAKS for all grades
      • Next year WMS will have 3 counselors (this year had only 2)
      • Enrollment projection is 901 for 2010-11
      • Last week of grading period. Next week begins last 6 week grading cycle of this year
      • May 3 Teacher Appreciation Week – Ron Gonzales to do a luncheon (date to be decided)
        • Teacher appreciate school supplies
        • Food, snacks (popcorn), sodas, chocolate (Staff ~100)
      • End of School Year Dances
        • May 14th 6-7 grade 4-6 PM
        • May 14th 8th grade 7-9 PM Special decorations, pictures, nicer dress
          • Summer Beach Theme, Beach balls, Skate boards, poll for favorite songs, Video
          • Glamorize it for the 8th graders
        • No graduation or culmination event for 8th grade

III. New business

  • Teacher appreciation schedule:
    • Last week of school – Suggestion for Parent Day June1-3
      • Tuesday, end of the year awards
      • Ron Gonzales to get teacher feedback
      • Munoz and Pena to coordinate
    • TAKS days – 4/27, 4/28, 4/29, 4/30 – ideas?
    • Teacher appreciation Week ? May 3rd
  • T-shirt update – Kelli Saldana – Not present
  • Website/Social Media ? Catherine Cook
    • WMS PTO is on Facebook – become a fan
    • Google Agenda – Link on website for agenda and calendar
    • Wiki page link for Ms Munoz
    • Wildcat Herald Link
    • Thank you note received for donation to Parmer Lane
    • Post survey for dance ideas from kids
  • Officers/positions for the 2010/2011 school year –
    • Nominating committee solicits nominations by deadline of May 5th
      • Lisa Rankine, nominated for president
      • Catherine Cook, will continue as web master
      • Need Treasurer – Diane to check with Sheri Tripp
      • Need Secretary
      • T-shirt coordinator
      • School Store Coordinator
      • TAKS Snacks Coordinator
      • Teacher Appreciation Coordinator

IV. Additional business
V. Adjourned at 7:40 PM
VI. Next meeting date: Wednesday, May 12, 6:30

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PTO Events April 2010

Snacks for teacher during TAKS testing week.

From Monday April 26 to Friday April 30, during TAKS tests, the PTO will supply the teachers in snacks. If you can donate baked goods at any time this week, please bring them directly to the front desk.

Thanks in advance for helping to treat the Westview staff so well! (Thank you, also, to those who donated to our teacher breakfast last week – it was wonderful and so appreciated!)

Westview PTO participated to the Parmer Lane Silent Auction & Talent Show. See the Thank-you card.

Food revolution badge

Your children participated to a survey on the school cafeteria. If you care about the food served in the school cafeteria, sign the food revolution petition.

Minutes Join us at our next PTO meeting : Wednesday April 14, 2010 @6:30 PM @ WMS Library

See all PTO Meeting Dates ( agenda + minutes)

Nominate a math or science teacher for presidential award . Deadline April 1st 2010.

(A $10,000 award from the National Science Foundation)

shopThe Westview PTO School Store is opened for in the cafeteria on Fridays from 10:30 AM to 1:30PM. We are selling a variety of unique school supplies ranging from 5 c to $1.00. This year, we are accepting both money and Box Tops 4 Education. Each box top will be worth 1 cent at the school store. So bring in your box tops (or cash) and trade for erasers, sharpeners, pencils, refills, megaphones ($3), pompoms ($1.50) …

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