César Chávez PTA

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School Office Number

(503) 916-5666

César Chávez School

5103 N. Willis Blvd. Portland, OR 97203

8:00am - 2:30 pm

Monday to Friday

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School Office Number

(503) 916-5666

César Chávez School

5103 N. Willis Blvd. Portland, OR 97203

8:00am - 2:30 pm

Monday to Friday

The child has one intuitive aim: self development

PTA Meeting Minutes, 12/4/19

 César Chávez General PTA Meeting Agenda 
December 4, 5:30 - 7pm
César Chávez School Library 
Chair: Keiona Rochelle Connor
  1. Call to Order, quorum established 5:55pm
  2. Reading and approval of minutes
    • Minutes approved 6:03pm
  3. New business
    • Auction funds allocation VOTE
      • First 2 auctions dedicated to covered playground, hope is to use this as seed money or rely on PPS bond for cover.
      • For 2020-2021 year, PTA members voted to make auction funds available for needed items now. Four ideas from staff/teachers. PlayWorks (recess/activities) declined, costs up to $30K to sustain. Chrome books/tech cart declined, covered by grant which is in last stages. Approved – Reading Results: 2 kids, half hour, 3x a week. 1-3 grade $5,000. Approved – $1000 grant per grade for teachers for field trips, guest speakers, materials stay with the school. Total $10-11K for grants.
    • Auction raises about $25,000. 20% goes to PTA general fund.
    • PTA commits to Reading Results/literacy. Principal strongly backs. Motion – Amy Gilkey. PTA moves forward with designating this 2019-2020 school year’s auction funds for one year 2020-2021. Reading Results & grade level/certified staff grants will get portion which is dependent on funds received, minus 20% for PTA general fund. Seconded. Motion passes unanimously. 
    • Treasurer’s report – see Keiona for copy of report. 
    • Auction – meeting Thursday, Dec 12. See Amy Gilkey. Monthly meetings to plan, solicit contributions, set aside funds for teachers to attend for free.
    • Board – could use more volunteers! 2 years limit per role.
  4. Announcements & Questions
    • No PTA General meeting in January
    • Volunteer asks –  Game Night – Fri, Dec 6; Clothing Closet – Mon, Dec 9; Movie Night – Fri, Dec 20 
  5. Adjournment 7pm

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