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PTK Meetings

PTK meeting schedule for 2017-2018 school year:
  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017
  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017
  • Wednesday, November 29, 2017
  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018
  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018
  • Wednesday, April 25, 2018

PTK meetings are at 8:00 am in the Teacher's Lounge. 

PTK News is shared via e-mail, on our website, on the PTK Bulletin Board across from the main office and in our PTK Newsletters which are distributed periodically in the Thursday envelope.

September 27, 2017 PTK Meeting Minutes

posted Oct 21, 2017, 12:43 PM by Jessie Lawrence

August 30 PTK Meeting Minutes

posted Sep 19, 2017, 11:00 AM by Jessie Lawrence   [ updated Sep 19, 2017, 11:11 AM ]


April 16, 2017 PTK Meeting Minutes

posted Aug 29, 2017, 7:48 AM by Jessie Lawrence

See attached.

March 29 PTK Meeting Minutes

posted Mar 29, 2017, 1:16 PM by Jessie Lawrence

February 22 PTK Meeting Minutes

posted Feb 23, 2017, 8:05 AM by Jessie Lawrence

January 25 PTK Meeting Minutes

posted Jan 30, 2017, 1:56 PM by Jessie Lawrence

See attached minutes.

November 30 PTK Meeting Minutes

posted Jan 30, 2017, 1:56 PM by Jessie Lawrence

See attached minutes.

October 28, 2016 PTK Meeting Minutes

posted Nov 6, 2016, 1:21 PM by Jessie Lawrence   [ updated Nov 6, 2016, 1:22 PM ]

See attached minutes.

September 28, 2016 PTK Meeting Minutes

posted Oct 12, 2016, 4:23 PM by Jessie Lawrence

Attending: Teresa, Kathy, Sara, Julie, Kristen, Brintha, Cindy, Jessie, Michaelann, Sara

1) Introductions
2) PTK Budget Review: Michaelann Cavazos
  • This item was deferred until the next meeting. 
3) Principal’s address: Kim Pietrocci
  • There will be a meeting about the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) some time in October. 
  • Teachers have not expressed much interest in a tutoring program funded by the PTK. Kim said that she would ask again. 
4) Funding Requests: Cindy Forno
  • Julie Walker made a motion for the PTK to purchase a new microwave for the cafeteria at a cost of $50. Michaelann Cavazos seconded. The motion passed by voice vote. 
  • Funding requests submitted included: 
    • Age-appropriate tables for Ms. Geyer’s kindergarten classroom, $1083.21 
    • Hot roll laminator, $1700 
    • Seasonal die-cuts, $80 per set 
  • Jessie Lawrence made a motion to table consideration of these funding requests until next month to allow time to get more information. Cindy Forno seconded. The motion passed by voice vote.
5) Teacher Stipends: Increase from $250 to $300 per semester 
  • Michaelann Cavazos noted that teachers need to submit receipts from last year to receive this year’s stipend. 
6) Budget Surplus Ideas: Cindy Forno 
  • Ideas discussed included: 
    • Speed bumps for front lot 
    • Green initiatives (e.g. solar panels, rain catchment system, etc.) 
    • Turf for playground 
    • $1000 for an elementary school in Santa Fe that’s struggling both financially and academically 
    • Tutoring 
    • Barney Saltzberg (children’s author and singer): $1800 plus airfare for three assemblies or two assemblies plus one workshop 
    • More trash cans on playground 
    •  Increased stipend for Bernadette 
    • Improvements to outdoor classroom 
7) Blue Bunny Ice Cream Party 
  • Julie Walker will take the lead on organizing the ice cream party, tentatively scheduled after school on November 11 
8) Carnival Updates 
  • Santa Fe High JROTC has offered to provide 20 cadets as volunteers 
  • Santa Fe High Key Club has offered to provide volunteers 
  • Sponsorships are currently at $3400 
  • Steve Carillo will be a costume contest judge 
  • Orbit will be a costume contest judge 
  • Cash raffle ticket sales will begin September 30 
  • Carnival entry ticket sales will begin the first week of October 
  • Construction day will be Sunday, October 23, from 10 AM – 2 PM 
9) Grade Level Programs
  • Kinder: Yoga (30 sessions per class at $30/session = $1800) 
  • 1st: Jazz Dance with Jennifer Stennis Chapman (28 sessions per class at $30/session = $1680) 
  • 2nd: Theater with Wendy Chapin (20 1-hour sessions per class = $2400) 
  • 3rd: Adobe Building with Joe Abeyta ($2000 for 25-30 weeks) 
  • 4th: NDI 
  • 5th: Wise Fool New Mexico (9 sessions at $350/session = $3150) 
  • 6th: Cooking with Kids
Next meetings:
  • Carnival meeting October 5 8 AM 
  • Carnival meeting October 19 8 AM 
  • PTK/Carnival meeting October 26 8 AM

August 31, 2016 PTK Meeting Minutes

posted Sep 1, 2016, 8:55 AM by Jessie Lawrence

Attending: Michaelann C., Sarah L., Kristen I., Sara M., Kathy P., Kari K., Sara A., Bev K., Barbara S., Julie W., Julie M., Kate T., Dan G., Cindy F., Jessie L.

1) Introductions
President Cindy Forno
Vice-Pres Julie Walker 
Bev Kellam 
Treasurer Michaelann Cavazos 
Secretary Jessie Lawrence 
Communications Sara April
Cullen Curtiss
Jessie Lawrence
Fundraising Cindy Forno
Carnival Cindy Forno
Grants Julie Walker
Room Reps Frances Carreon
Outdoor Classroom Lara Miller
Jessie Lawrence
Volunteer Coord. Kate Tompkins
Tshirt Sales Jessica Jiron

2) Principal’s address: Kim Pietrocci

3) PTK Budget: Bev Kellam
Bev presented a budget including expenses for grade level programs and made a motion to approve the budget as presented.  Barbara seconded.  Motion passed by voice vote.
Meeting participants discussed possible expenses for the upcoming year.  Ideas discussed included playground turf improvements, technology instruction, language instruction, and etiquette.  Participants discussed polling students and parents for their input.

4) Grade Level Programs
Currently planned grade level programs for 2016-2017 include:
o Kinder: Yoga
o 1st: Spanish Dance
o 2nd: Theater
o 3rd: Adobe Building
o 4th: NDI
o 5th: Wise Fool
o 6th: Cooking with Kids
Bev made a motion to increase the budget for the grade 3 program to $2000.  Michaelann seconded.  The motion passed by voice vote.

5) Tutoring Program
Kim Pietrocci said that she would discuss the tutoring program with teachers at the next staff meeting.

6) Upcoming Events/Fundraisers
Zozobra Parking Fundraiser: Volunteers are still needed and can sign up via the PTK website
Pet Parade:  The theme will be “Reading Rocks!”, and more information will be distributed via eblast and website.  The Pet Parade is September 10 at 9 AM.
SFPS Community Bash:  Julie Walker stated that she could help with a table, but did not think she could arrive for the beginning of the event, so additional help is needed.  The Bash is September 17 from 11 AM – 4 PM at Franklin Miles Park.
A parent donation letter will be sent out in the next Thursday folder.

7) Help Needed
Classroom reps: Contact Frances Carreon
Carnival sponsorships and donations: Contact Cindy Forno and Julie Walker
Tickets Co-Coordinator: Contact Lara Miller
Cash Raffle Co-Coordinator: Contact Bev Kellam and Michaelann Cavazos
Hospitality gurus

Next meetings:
Carnival planning meeting: September 14 at 8 AM
PTK meeting: September 28 at 8 AM

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