Members present: Natalie Lecher, Laura Ploudre, Charlene Farkas, Lisa Hayes, Susan Lovelace, Jill Smith, Deborah Rodriguez, and Marion Morhlok
Review of PW February Meeting Notes by Board with a motion to pass by Jill Smith and second by Laura Ploudre.
Updates noted from last meeting: a) Ice Cream Social cancelled; and b) Talent Show date scheduled for 6/3/11.
Budget Review: a) Summary of expenses for the month of Feb (appr. $140); b) estimated budget of $7,000 for remainder of school year and an estimated $5,000 at years end; c) additional fundraising events for spring are Original Works and Talent Show.
Open Board Positions: Secretary, Treasurer, and Ways & Means. Additional positions noted as needed: Co-vp, membership, staff appreciation, family activities, legislation, embrace Shoreline, lost & found, cut n chat, and reflections. NL has an updated list of open & filled positions.
VP Updates *The Works update by CF as respects product drive for needed items and spring prom. *Mariners family event update by LH and game scheduled for May 6 and needs a minimum requirement of 40 participants. *Talent Show 6/3/11 and raffle/auction baskets info will be updated in April newsletter. Also, Central Market is donating $100 gift cert and Costco is donating $50 gift cert. *Math Olympiad update by SL as class started on 3/22 with 11 kids attending and may need to move to a larger room. *Photography Class starts on Mon, 3/28 and 7 kids signed up for that class. *Chess Club is currently ongoing and is scheduled to finish on May 3rd. *Brown Bag update by JS: Parkwood received WA Achievement Award, OSPI website, and only 5.6% of schools in WA state had a high ranking like PW. PW’s Aggregate scores were ranked the highest. Also, the Director of Special Programs discussed the state of Fircrest programs and how it works within the Shoreline School Dist. *Council Meeting attended by NL discussed the Shoreline Museum and the plans for final phase by Council and School Dist.
General Membership *General Membership is scheduled for 6 pm on Wed, April 27th; Parent Speaker scheduled for 7 pm and email reminder requested by NL. *NL to forward budget comparison of 2010-11 to 2011-12; review of goal setting for grants, scholarships, and safety; and PTA support for student programs and classes. Also, the Board discussed a possible Grant position for next year. **Invite the International Committee to a pta meeting, perhaps ay 24th, with the idea of working closer together for betterment of PW.
Golden Acorn Awards: Kalyn Burmeister & Magaret Spencer received the Golden Acorn Awards and are to be presented flowers by PW pta and official invitations to awards dinner event.