Meeting Minutes

October 4, 2011

Treasurers Report
       Ending Balance September 2011 - approximately $2,300

       Donations:  $1,000 from Ocean Spray,  $3,000 from Johnson & Johnson,  $250 from Mastria for signage renewal in gymnasium 

Up Coming Events
        Cross County meet dates will be announced shortly.

         Pie Sale (Art's Bakery) - To start November 1st orders to be in to the school by November 12th.  Pick-up will be at Art's Bakery in Raynham from 9am to 6pm. Volunteers will be needed to pick  orders at Art's Bakery during pick-up time.  Please contact the PTO if you could volunteer for an hour. More details to be sent home with students.  

         Silver City Dining Event will be on February 4th at 6:30pm - this fundraiser will be Taunton area restaraunts who will have selections from their menus to taste.  Price will be $20 per ticket.  There will be lots of raffle items.  If you have ideas, know of a restaraunt that would like to participate or would like to donate a raffle item, please contact the PTO or Mr. Byron.

Fundraising Ideas

Two PTO sponsered dances (October and March)

        T-Shirts (Student Prizes, Basketball Game giveaways and Pep Rally) - Martin School on front and company logo's on back.  Companies can purchase t-shirts for advertising 1 dz for $125 and 2 dz for $225.  Anyone who may be interested in purchasing t-shirts for their company please contact Mr. Byron.       

                         Goals for Fundraising "Wish List"

         Late Buses                     Teacher Grants                          Books for Library
         Kindels for Library                          Ipads for ELA                           Document Cameras for ELA
     Projectors for ELA                              White Boards (to replace chalk boards)                           
Sound System for gym                           Smart Boards

Mrs. Norton, music teacher requested $225 for a new stereo system.  The old system is no longer working.  This request was approved.

Thank you for all the teachers and parents that attened and participated in this meeting.  All are encouraged to attend and your ideas are needed and welcomed!