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General Association Meeting 1/17/2019

Thursday 17th, 2019, 6:30 PM
Peterson Library
Call to Order and Welcome
Review and approval of September 6th, 2018 General Association Minutes
  • Principal’s Report Russ Ottey
  • Teacher’s Report Meg Jackson
  • ASB Report ASB Representative - Adil Iftikhar & Aubri Lee
  • President’s Report Lisa Schreiber
  • Treasurer’s Report Kristi Gradwohl
    • Present reports; Treasurer and Budget to Actuals. Ratify checks, release funds. Transfer $50 from Donuts for Adults to Ice Cream Social;
  • 2nd VP / Ways & Means Maya Meidan
  • 3rd VP / Membership Rachna Bhatt - mid-year membership drive
  • Mini-Grants Reena Nagpal
Old Business
  • Mini Maker Faire Rachna Bhatt -  has idea to combine STEAM booths with Tech Expo.
Mr. Morgan is planning a Tech Expo with the Coding & Robotics clubs.
New Business


  • Nominating Committee Nominate Uma Mathi, Rachna Bhatt, Mary Ciccotto, TBD, TBD plus  two alternates.
  • Authorization for up to two voting delegates (TBD) to represent Peterson Middle School PTSA at Convention May 16-18, 2019 in Monterey, CA

  • Add budget item for gift to school for $8K. 

  • Add $100 to the Postage and paper budget item.

  • Add new program for adding STEAM expo booths to the Tech Expo and a budget item for $1K.

  • Release of funds (not to exceed) for the following: PTA Convention ($1000), Honorary Service Awards ($600), Donuts with Moms ($600), Staff Appreciation luncheon ($350), Student Leadership Activities ($1000), Scholastic Book Fair ($4,000), PTSA council events ($300)

2/18-22/19 Winter Break / President's Week
2/28/19 THURS @ 6:30 PM Parent Ed:  The movie, “Like” with discussion
3/18/19 MON @ 6:30 PM 6th District General Association Meeting
3/28/19 THURS @ 6:30-8 PM Parent Ed Night: High School Q&A
4/2/19 TUES @ 7 AM Donuts with Moms in the Quad
TBD - After Spring Break TECH EXPO for students to share STEM related projects
2/7/19 THURS @ 6:30 PM Executive Board Meeting in B-1
3/7/19 THURS @ 6:30 PM Executive Board Meeting in B-1
4/4/19 THURS @ 6:00 PM Executive Board Meeting in B-1, Open House & HSA awards
4/21/19 THURS @ 6:30 PM General Association Meeting in the Library - PTSA Board Elections
Special Guest Speaker:  Jack Riviere (Ed Tech TOSA)-  Presentation about STEAM Expo on May 18th, 2019