September PTO Notes

PTO Meeting 9.26.19 

T Shirt Fundraiser 

-Students are creating designs and will vote next week 

Swag Shop

PTO fund additional Cattell gear for sale throughout the school year 

-Cattell administration presented the idea to create a Swag Shop and keep a small stock of Cattell gear on hand for purchasing throughout the year based on parent requests from the previous school year

-Vote was taken:  18 yes  2 no

-Through discussion some parents expressed the idea of tabling the Swag Shop until the T-shirt fundraiser was complete in order to see what funds were available.

​-PTO was unsure of current balance in PTO account; the decision to wait until after t-shirt fundraiser.

Conferences are October 17th and 22nd from 3-8 and October 29th from 3-6.   

Meals for staff on the 17th and 22nd 

                Jacke Smith will form a committee to help with this.  She wants to do potluck style dinners for Oct. 17th and 22nd 

​                Sign up genius items will be given to Shelly to make for conference meals

Volunteers for the book fair ​ 

Would like Shelly Johnson to create a sign-up genius to get volunteers for the Book Fair.  Volunteers will work 1 hour increments.  This will be made at committee meetings and given to shelly

PTA voted and approved giving every student a $1.00 coupon to use toward the purchase of a book at the Book Fair

-Set up on the 15th/16th: 

-Selling books on the 17th and 22nd: 


First Semester Family Activity 

-In the past we have done a dance or a movie in the cafeteria

Approved Spooky Dance.  October 25th from 6-8 in the Cattell gym. 

Dominique Lee volunteered to make a flyer for the dance as well as be the point person to form subcommittees to make arrangements for the dance.



Set up

Clean up

 Sign up genius list for Shelly



Popcorn and Sweet/Sour Days   Jenny Scott volunteered to be the point person for these days

-Inventory supplies 

-Purchasing – Sandbulte can help with this but will need access to the account 

Betty White offered to get a second PTO debit card so that school will be able to purchase needed supplies for popcorn and sweet/sour days

-Packaging pickles and suckers 



​Dominique Lee offered to set up a pto table at the dance/possibly conferences to get parents email and phone numbers as well as liking the Cattell and Cattell pto Facebook pages, ticket to students whos parents join the pto emailing/call list or like the Facebook page. 


Additional discussions around:

Square One fundraiser

Wendy’s restaurant Family Night fundraiser


Alternating times for monthly meetings.  Alternate between AM drop off time and PM pick up time