Friday, December 7, 2018

December 2018 OHMS PTSA Meeting Minutes

OHMS PTSA – Meeting Minutes
December 6, 2018

Welcome/ Pledge: Maxine Conrad
Meeting commenced at: 11:52 PM
Attendance: Maxine Conrad, Mike Glenn, Denise Heninger, Rebecca Van Skyhawk, Andrea Hogan, Steve Cherry, Jill Smith, Emily Stout, and Cheryl Anderson
Excused: Amy Powell
Treasurer’s Report: Amy Powell (Denise Heninger)
Balance is currently close to $25,000. However, after the PTSA dues, Scholastic Book Fair payment, Memory book deposit, and a few miscellaneous expenses are paid, the balance will be around $15,500.

PTSA: Andrea Hogan
PTSA Students received their sweatshirts. The PTSA portion was $200 total. Each student had to pay $11.50 each. Students are selling suckers and hair scrunchies for Oquirrh Fest. If they want to sell them in front of Peterson’s Fresh Market while the SBO students are caroling, they need to contact Brandon Peterson. If there are leftover suckers, the Soar Store will buy them at cost.

Legislative Report: Rebecca Van Skyhawk
Planning Legislative Day at the Capitol for February. Will include the PTSA, SBO, and SOAR Students. Is researching dates and itineraries and will report in January.
President's Report – Maxine Conrad

·         Approval of November 2018 Minutes: Denise 1st; Jill 2nd--Approved
·         Volunteers for Oquirrh Fest: Need volunteers in the morning and at both lunches—Passed around sign-up sheet.
·         Membership Drive/Contest: Deadline January 11, 2019 for PTSA Membership—Mr. Glenn will put a notice on a Skylert message. Jill will procure the necessary JetBlue tickets.
·         Nominating Committee: Rebecca Van Skyhawk, Brittany Maxfield, and Emily Stout. Alternate: Amy Powell.

Reflections: Denise Heninger

·         Awards Breakfast—went well had a little mix-up but worked it out.
·         The “Principal’s Award” did two of them, but could do more if we have more entries
·         Council Awards for Reflections: January 3, 2019

Red Ribbon Week: Wendy Osborne & Beth Kunz

Memory Book: Beth Kunz

Eagle of the Quarter: Emily Stout
On track for January 15-17, 2019

PTC Dinners: Brittany Maxfield & Jill Smith (Emily Butler)
February 12 &13--Will try to include Emily Butler with planning.

Book Fair: Tressa Spigarelli

Principal’s Report: Mike Glenn
·         Oquirrh Fest is benefitting:
o   Gordman’s giving program $2500
o   Riverton Heroes Sub for Santa $2500
o   The remainder will go to the Lymphoma/Leukemia Association for research and to help families with outstanding medical bills.
·         The students learn that giving a little can help in big ways.

Counseling Center: Steve Cherry
·         Reality Town went well.
·         The 8th grade meetings to plan for high school are almost finished.
·         Will meet with any 9th grader who has a “D” or “F” on midterms.
·         Utah Scholars will be handled by the OHMS Counseling Team.
·         Rah Rah and 7th grade registration for January 24, 2019.
·         New parent/student orientation for 8th and 9th graders coming from other schools due to the boundary changes will be held on January 31, 2019.
·         9th graders walk to RHS on February 14, 2019 to tour CTE Programs.
·         Career Day will be on March 7, 2019. Will poll students to decide which careers to highlight.
·         7th Grade will have Job Shadow that day; 8th grade College visits? 9th grade career presentations.

New Business: 

Next Meeting: Thursday, January 10th at 11:45 am (2nd Thursday next month)

Tuesday, December 4, 2018


Our next PTSA meeting is Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 11:45 AM. We invite all to attend. Oquirrh Fest is now going on with the students working to raise money for charity.

November 2018 OHMS PTSA Meeting Minutes

OHMS PTSA Meeting Minutes
November 8, 2018

Called to order: Denise Heninger
Meeting commenced at: 11:50 AM
Pledge/Thought:  Denise Heninger
Attendance: Denise Heninger, Rebecca VanSkyHawk, Emily Butler, Steve Cherry, Emily Stout, Andrea Hogan, Tressa Spigarelli, Mike Glenn, and Amy Powell.

Excused: Maxine Conrad—out of town for work; Brittany Maxfield—at work; Jill Smith—family illness.

Treasurer’s Report and Budget: Amy Powell
·         Budget—Everything looks good so far, and is under budget
·         Balance—October 1, 2018: $16,901.75
·         Will write reimbursement checks at meeting
·         Reality Town water coming out of which budget?

PTSA: Andrea Hogan
·         Oquirrh Fest Volunteers—supervise cash boxes before school and during lunches.
·         Oquirrh Fest Activities—Christmas suckers and scrunchies; students making posters.

PTC Dinners: Jill Smith & Brittany Maxfield
            Soups and Hawaiian Haystacks in February

Book Fair: Tressa Spigarelli
Made $2900 in sales; received $1400 back in Scholastic dollars which were used by teachers to purchase books for their classrooms.

Eagle of the Quarter: Emily Stout
            Went well—dates for January 15-17
Reflections – Denise Heninger
·         Breakfast Nov 7th during TA for winners—we had about 20 entries
·         Principal’s Award
·         Due to Council on November 16th
·         Could use more teacher involvement to boost student involvement.

Red Ribbon Week: Beth Kunz and Wendy Osborne January 22-25, 2019

Principal’s Report: Mike Glenn
·         School Board will meet on Tuesday to finalize new boundaries.
·         Might impact ALPS students
·         Oquirrh Fest coming at the end of November/will emphasize serving to raise money

Counseling Center: Steve Cherry
·         Standards Based Grading
·         Collaboration helps to boost scores
·         8th Grade individual meetings/PCCR’s/4-year plan can now be accessed on Skyward
·         Only 86 total F’s in 1st Quarter/down from other years.

President's Report – Denise Heninger
·         Nominations for 2019/2020
·         Recruitment
·         Membership Drive/contest give away plane tickets as prizes

New Business:

Meeting adjourned: 1:03 PM

Next Meeting: Thursday, December 6th at 11:45 AM