Westgate Parent Association Meeting

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

 

Present: Norinne D. (Chair), Jodi L., Rachel F., Andrew K., James F. (Staff Rep), Jason G., Zilla J.

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1.0 Welcome

  • Welcome and introductions around the table.

 

2.0 Approval of the Minutes

 

  • Norinne moved that the October 8, 2019 minutes be accepted; Seconded – Jodi. Approved and carried.

 

3.0 Approval of the Agenda

 

  • Norinne moved that the November 12, 2019 agenda be accepted; Seconded – Jodi. Approved and carried.

 

4.0 Reports

4.1 Chair/Vice Chair Report (Norinne D./Jodi L.)

    • Trying to find church reps for Bethel, Charleswood, Springfield Heights, Jubilee. Will send next fundraiser to church to place into bulletin.
    • Heidi did submit PA report to the board for upcoming AGM

 

4.2 Treasurer Report

 

    • Approximately $25,700 in account – but have not paid for any perogy/farmer sausage supplies.
    • Usually keep $5000 balance in account.
    • Roughly $7000 for wish lists.

4.3 Staff Representative report (James F.)

 

    • Greg’s last day will be end of November.
    • Talking quite a bit about cell phones lately – balance rules vs functionality. It is an ongoing conversation between teachers, administration and students.

 

 

5.0 Ongoing Business

5.1 Grade Events

  • Grade 12 – October 27th – corn maze – 8 families attended.
  • Grade 9 – November 9th – mini golf – recap to come.
  • Grade 6 – January – Trina A. (new grade rep)

5.2 Perogy/Sausage Fundraiser

  • $4877 profit – Down compared to the last couple of years.
  • Delivery Thursday, Nov 14 around noon – everything organized by 3pm.

5.3 Staff wish lists

  • Jodi moved that the wish lists requests are approved as follows; Seconded – Rachel. Approved and carried.
    • Cafeteria tables – split three ways with senior and junior councils – $1690
    • Viola – $700
    • Mice – half of requested funding – $470
    • Shorts – $336
    • Pottery wheel – half of requested funding – $1200
    • Staffroom carpet – no funding allocated
    • Library book ends – no funding allocated
    • IT stand-up desk – no funding allocated

5.4 Gift card fundraiser

  • Sobey’s/Co-op/Jensen Nursery
  • Orders due by November 27th; Cards picked up Dec 10th
  • Will include order form with all perogy/farmer sausage pick-ups.

 

 

6.0 Upcoming and New Business

6.1 New business

  • Fundraising booklets – not able to run another fundraiser as we are capped at three for the year. Norinne will decline this offer.
  • Tabled for January meeting – parent spreadsheet information.

 

7.0  Adjournment

  • Meeting adjourned at 8:40pm.
  • Next party/meeting – December 7th @ 7:30 @ Andrew K.
  • Next meeting: January 14 – 7:30pm @ Westgate.