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Yearbook

It’s hard to think about ordering yearbooks already, but the PTO wanted to notify parents that there are three discounts you can take advantage of:

• Order by September 30th get a 15% discount ($3.15 savings) – cost $17.85 ($24.80 hard cover)

• Order by October 31st get a 10% discount ($2.10 savings) – cost $18.90 ($25.85 hard cover)

• Order by November 30th get a 5% discount ($1.05 savings) – cost $19.95 ($26.90 hard cover)

• As of December 1st cost is $21.00 (soft cover) and $27.95 (hard cover) per yearbook.

Yearbook orders are being taken orders on line at https://www.treering.com/signin. Fox Meadows personal code is 1013851384962921.

For more information about the yearbook, select ‘Yearbook‘ above.

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First PTO Meeting of the year! September 12th at 7pm

Hope to see you tomorrow!

Due to end of the year survey results, we are trying a later start time then last year and rotating Tuesday/Thursday each month. Additionally, we are committed to keeping our meetings under 1 hour in length.

This meetings agenda is as followed:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Acceptance of Previous Meeting Minutes
  3. Principal’s Report
  4. President’s Report
  • No cook Night (Dairy Queen made $200- Pot Belly’s- not available yet)
  • McTeacher Night 9/28/17.
  • Looking for committee members for Project Playground Committee.
  • Open Committee Chair positions- volunteer opportunities will be communicated about a  month before each event.
  • Using a new email server, Mail Chimp
  1. Treasurer’s Report
  • Taxes were not done for in 2014 & 2015, they were filed late with potential fees & penalties. We hired a lawyer for $350 to help and the IRS forgave the taxes and fees.
  • 2016-2017 tax information has been submitted to accountant for filing and review.
  1. Committee Reports
  • Spirit Wear (estimate of items ordered, order placed, projected delivery)
  • Box Tops (first collection date is 8/18/17)
  • Walk to School Day (10/4/17)
  • Yearbook (Order online by 9/30 for a discount)
  • Fall Fundraiser- Dessert Days (Selling 10/2-10/16- Delivery 11/8)
  1. Old Business
  • Board has prepared a Draft Copy of revised Fox Meadow PTO Bylaws
    • Formatted using our insurance companies template (same information but in a different order)
    • Clarification of dates of service for board members
    • Change of general meeting dates & times
    • Change from audit committee to an accountant reviewing our books
    • Addition of NSF checks fee
  1. New Business
  • Acceptance of 2017/2018 Budget
  • Requests for purchase
    • Mr. Pena is asking for a Pallet Jack $259.99 from Harbor Freight
    • Mrs. Williamson is asking for $30 for Eclipse Glasses
    • Mrs. Williamson is asking for $250 for “Too Good for Drugs” program curriculum
  • PTO would like to offer online bill pay using Square
    • Hoping to avoid bad checks, keeping up with technology.
    • Illinois allows us to charge a convenience fee, we propose a flat amount $2
  • PTO would like to buy a Nachos Cheese Machine
  1. Adjournment

Recommended Timekeeping

Call to Order 7:00pm
Acceptance of Previous Meeting Minutes 7:00-7:02pm
Principal’s Report 7:02-7:15pm
President’s Report 7:15-7:20pm
Treasurer’s Report 7:20-7:25pm
Committee Reports 7:25-7:35pm (2 minutes each)
Old Business 7:35- 7:45pm
New Business 7:45-7:55pm
Adjournment 8:00pm

Please review the below documents before the meeting.

PTO Bylaws revised Sept 2017

PTO Bylaws- 2012

 

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No-Cook Night Potbelly’s Sandwich Shop

Getting back into your routine after a holiday weekend is rough! Instead of cooking dinner, dine in or carry out Potbelly’s.  No flyer is necessary- they donate 20% of all sales to our school.  Tell your friends and neighbors!

September 5th from 5pm-8pm

Located at 392 Randall Road

South Elgin, IL

 

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2017-2018 Spirit Wear

It’s time for Spirit Wear orders! We are excited to kick off the new school year with a new design for our school’s spirit wear. Order forms will be headed home with your child soon.  This year we are offer regular T-shirts ($8), Soft T-shirts ($9),  Dri-Fit T-shirt ($10), Long Sleeve T-Shirt ($12), Long Sleeve Dri-Fit T-shirt ($14), Crew Neck Sweatshirt ($14) Hoodies ($18), and Drawstring Backpacks ($4)- all shirts are available in Red or Grey and have extended sizes for $2 extra. 
Here’s a link to the order form

FoxMeadowSpiritWearOrderForm.compressed

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First No Cook Night of the year- Dairy Queen

Celebrate Back to School!!  

South Elgin Dairy Queen is hosting this year’s first No-Cook PTO Fundraiser for Fox Meadow Elementary School.  

When:  Wed, August 16 (11:00am – 10:30pm)

Where: 712 McLean Blvd, South Elgin

(Just around the corner from the school!)

Fox Meadow will receive a percentage of the total sales during this time.   Please present flyer when placing your order.  Feel free to share with your friends and family.

Dairy Queen Flyer

 

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New PTO Board for 2017-18

I would like to congratulate our new PTO Board for 2017-18. The new PTO board will be:

Co-Presidents – April Wende and Lindsey Ballschmiede
Co-Vice Presidents – Cecilia Diaz and Dawn Yoder
Treasurer – Dawn Andrews
Secretary – Stacy Holmes