OHMS PTA Meeting
October 2, 2014
Mr. Glenn, Natalie Bartholomew, Lauren Woodcock, Beth Kunz, Angie Chapman, Amy Skinner, Cherish Curtis, Lisa Zupancic, Jill Nebeker, Janice Carlsen, Stephanie Hansen, Emily Stout and Brittany Maxfield
Conducted By: Beth Kunz
Treasurer’s Report: Amy Skinner
PTSA report: Lauren Woodcock
There were 15 interviews for PTSA officers.
Vote was for sweatpants.
Principal’s Report: Mr. Glenn
OHMS mission statement has been redone for this school year.
Reminder of the parent survey for accreditation.
STEM grant-awarded to Joel P. Jensen, West Jordan and OHMS. Application process. Total of 60 kids. Transportation will be provided to the local elementary school. M, W or T, Th. Classes include robotics and coding. Four teachers will be chosen to oversee program.
* Bylaws-Motion set by Lisa. 2nd by Jill Bylaws approved by all in attendance.
* Reflections-Due Date-Wed, October 15. Turn in at front office in box.
* PTC-October 1-2. Wed dinner received good feedback. Meal done by Sizzler. Brittany to oversee Thursday dinner. Soups and bread.
* Book Fair-September 29-October 2 All is going well. Count tonight at 7:30-Janice, Amy and Beth
* White and Blue Ribbon Week-(Internet safety and bullying) Darla Thomas to oversee. PTSA to do posters. Internet safety class will be taught on October 14.
* Eagle of the Quarter-Different assembly this year. Picture of student shown while the bio of student is being read. Student will then be invited to front.
* Vision Screening-ten volunteers already signed up. 7th graders and about 10 extra students signed up.
* Donation available-through your local Zion’s bank for $1000. School needs to make request, it can’t come from the PTA. Also, Comcast cares is available on the middle school level.
Counseling Center Items:
* Reality Town- Skyalert to go out to collect needed volunteers.
* Career Day-March 10, about 1 ½ hours. More volunteers will be needed this year, to help with coordinating and crowd control.
* Utah Scholars-Training is November 11 at 1:00 pm. The training will last a couple of hours.
January 7-8 will be the teaching sessions. 10 total volunteers needed. Approximately 45 minutes classes, taught in 6 periods on the 7th and 5 periods on the 8th. Volunteers-Cherish, Amy, Stephanie, Beth, Janice, Angie and Shelly Smith(?)