Hidden Hills Elementary PTSA General Meeting
February 2, 2022
Held virtually via google meet
In Attendance: Christopher Taylor, Andrea Brouhard, Judy Marshall, Jacqueline Woods, Saja Lynn, Gianna Colonna, Barbara Lyons, Jeanne Tolan, Holly Weisenberg
President Update– Christopher
Motion to approve last meeting minutes– approved
Review Master Calendar
Penny Wars: 14th - 25th
Peter Piper Pizza Night: Tuesday 8th @ 4-8PM
Movie Night: Friday 25th @ 6/7PM
Earth Day Spring Carnival: Friday 22nd @ 5PM - 8PM
Possibility of In-person Book Fair discussed. Need to determine how many volunteers we are able to gather to determine if a Scholastic or Usborne book fair is a better fit
Penny Wars - Barbara
Discussed what Penny Wars are, and the various bin placements for collection during the event.
Funds raised to be put toward a sensory room for the school with specific goals for CABS Program Development
Access to a coin counter that doesn't charge a fee. Can also break down penny vs nickel vs quarter, etc.
The coin bins collection and taken to the bank to count - x2 volunteers
Location of grade bins discussed: cafeteria as a central location for kids to put in their monies
Will need 7 Coin bins & pull-cart
Consulting student council for desired goal prizes. Suggestions were slime principal at a predetermined monetary goal.
Winning grade level prize of Italian Ice or Snow Cone prizes -- distributed at lunch time
Timeline: February 14th - 25th; x2 weeks
CABS Program Support– Christopher
Penny Wars will be working toward supporting sensory aids and needs
Albertsons Grant Submitted: $5,500 (no more than 10% of annual budget could be requested)
Meeting with Marna Moore, Occupational Therapist & Ms. Hunn went well, and he got a good idea of the needs of the program.
Spring Carnival– Christopher
Need to secure date ASAP
Field Games (soccer ball, etc.)
Volunteers x10 minimum, asked Tolan if she thought teachers would like to fill those spots.
Outside food vendors / trucks
PTSA Table Cloth to be ordered and is already approved in the budget.
Secretary Report - Saja
Membership - 79 members
Updated FB page - TBD
Table Cloth Designs presented
Treasurer Update - Andrea
January budget reconciliation presented
Current Budget presented and approved
School Council Committee (Jon)-- not present
Teacher Liaison (Tolan)--
Conveyed the teachers thanks for helping with the dinner for late conference dinner
Principal’s Report (Gianna)