PTA of MS 67
General Membership Meeting
April 25, 2013
Meeting was called to order at 7:07 PM.
A motion to approve minutes was made by Eleana Kokotos and was seconded by Donna Randazzo. Motion passed by vote from membership.
Jerry Paretta thanked volunteers for selling refreshments at Night of the Arts. PTA needs volunteers to sell refreshments on May 3 and 4 for Annie Get Your Gun.
Nominations for the PTA Executive Board are being accepted from now until May 23. All positions are open for nominations and co-positions are also available. Elections will take place at next meeting.
The Year-End Dinner will be held on June 6 at TJK Cafe.
School Leadership Team:
Outline of NY State ELA exam for 6, 7 and 8 grade was discussed. Students were adequately prepared.
Report will be given at next meeting.
There was nothing to report.
Family Bowling Day will be held at Herricks Lanes on April 28. The cost is $17/person.
School Safety Committee:
There was nothing to report. The DON’T WALK sign in front of the school will be replaced with a countdown box.
Rachel Miller: All students will be given a Fitnessgram. This test is given during gym and is required by the Board of Ed. The test tracks the child’s fitness throughout the school years to see his/her progress. It measures aerobic capacity, muscle strength, endurance, and flexibility.
David Lilienthal: Financial Planner spoke about different ways to save money for college.
Mrs. McGrath was not present.
Parent Coordinator and Grade Reports:
6th Grade – Ms. Choit:
ELA testing is over. Tests are now being graded.
4/26 – 3rd Quarter Report Cards will be distributed.
5/16 – Interim Progress Reports will be distributed.
7th Grade – Mr. Schandel:
Math State testing is underway.
5/3 -5/4 – Annie Get Your Gun – tickets are $10.00.
8th Grade – Mr. Surrett:
High School 2nd round acceptance letters due in late May
5/13 – Cardozo H.S. counselors will visit 8th graders
5/18 – Open House for Science State Test
5/22 – 5/24 – Washington D.C. trip
Parent Coordinator – Ms. Bogaty:
NYC DEP will issue $350 tickets to parents for keeping cars idling for more than one minute in the school vicinity. Voting for CDEC on April 30.
A “Welcome Back” card was sent to Ms. Simos and a sympathy card was sent to Ms. Bogaty.
Meeting adjourned at 8:05 PM.
Respectfully submitted by Eleana Kokotos