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January Minutes
Monday, January 12, 2015

Meeting called to order and welcome comments by Alicia Kazee, President

Approval of November 2014 Meeting Minutes

TLS Leadership

Beth Pride, Director of Admissions

  • Pre-school enrollment screenings are end of January. Encourage anyone interested to apply.
  • Accepting scholarship applicants for one boy & one girl entering 6th grade
  • Many grades anticipating wait list this year, especially 6th grade.
  • Re-enrollment link sends at the end of Jan. via e-mail. Feb 22nd is deadline.

 

Amanda Hale, Director of Development

  • Kelli and Woodford Webb Celebration May 8th, 2015- Let a Thousand Stars Shine
  • Trip to Cuba scheduled for November 2015, 80 spots available. Reserve now

Executive & Committee Reports:

 

Treasurer’s report (Alicia Kazee)

  • If anyone has questions regarding our budget, ask Wendy Trimble

 

Library Services (Alicia Kazee)

  • Library gift program was a big success
  • Don’t forget you can continue to purchase books all year long

 

Parent Incentive Program (PIP) (Cole Bennett)

  • Please register your Kroger card
  • Also continue to clip box tops and shop using link through Amazon

 

Birthday Closet  (Alicia Kazee)

  • Doing well but can always use more gifts- especially for older kids

 

Consignment Sale (Jessica Coppedge)

  • Next sale March 5th & 6th during conferences
  • Donations accepted year round- drop off in front office and label “for consignment”

 

Service Learning (Alicia Kazee)

  • Mitten tree was a huge success.
  • 2nd, 3rd and 4th grades have events this spring

 

Teacher and Staff Appreciation  (Alicia Kazee)

  • Holiday Brunch was loved by all and many thanks to Megan Winfield and Missy Ammerman for their hard work

 

TLS Special Report

Chuck Baldecchi, Head of School and Margaret Graves, Chair of the TLS Board

  • Reviewed the financial summary of the school
  • Strategic plan has made strides in diversity of students and faculty and now focus is on economic diversity. Financial aid is currently at 21-22% and hope to increase it to 25%
  • Main focus is the need to manage our student numbers. TLS is almost full to capacity

 

Alicia Kazee – e-mail any allocation ideas/suggestions to her. 

 

Raffle winner: Elizabeth Tovar ($20 credit to The Tack Room)

Next meeting will be March 19th, 2015 @6pm

Adjournment and closing remarks by Alicia Kazee

November Minutes
Thursday, November 20, 2014

November 6, 2014 Meeting Minutes

 

Meeting called to order and welcome comments by Alicia Kazee, President

Approval of September 2014 Meeting Minutes

Executive & Committee Reports:

Treasurer: Wendy Trimble

  • No updates yet since Kroger moved to a quarterly system. We will send the Kroger link to the preschool parents via backpack.

Library Services (Patsy Golden)

  • Library gift program to honor a friend, teacher, student, etc.

  • Open House is Nov 14th 8am-12 noon; books $20 each/listening library $40 each

Parent Incentive Program (PIP) (Michelle Bennett)

  • BHG and Waldens both have holiday specials. Target, Kroger and Lands End are ongoing.

  • Don’t forget to register your Kroger card

  • A flyer will be assembled and distributed to the parents highlighting the programs and distributed during carline.

School Photographs

  • Group photos will be in February

Birthday Closet

  • TLS delivered a suburban full of birthday presents to William Wells Brown but always need more

Consignment Sale

  • Big success; cleared over $1,500.

  • Next sale in March during conferences

The Tack Room (Kara Police and Nicole Harris)

  • Open longer holiday hours in December

Service Learning (Jennifer Moore)

  • Mitten tree in preschool in December goes to WWB. Need mittens, hats, gloves, even boots and coats. The entire student body is asked to participate.

Teacher and Staff Appreciation

  • Holiday Brunch is Dec. 16th; Need volunteers for food; drop off 12/15 carline

TLS Leadership

Chuck Baldecchi, Head of School

  • ISACS visit went very well. They had great things to say about TLS

Jamie Ervin,  Assistant Director of Admissions

  • Nov 8th Open House  10-12pm

Amanda Hale, Director of Development

  • Annual Fund will be extended for one week  

  • Kelli and Woodford Webb have agreed to chair Celebration 2015

Raffle winner: Wendy Trimble (2 reserved seats for Holiday Concert)

Next meeting will be Jan. 8, 2015

Adjournment and closing remarks by Alicia Kazee

September 2014
Monday, September 29, 2014

The Lexigton School Parents’ Association

September 11, 2014 Morning Meeting Minutes

Meeting called to order and welcome comments by Alicia Kazee, President

Approval of May 15, 2014 Meeting Minutes

Introduction of 2014-2015 TLS PA Executive Committee members

  • President: Alicia Kazee

  • First Vice President Naoko Yokoyama-Crothers

  • Second Vice President/Secretary: Christy Roth

  • Treasurer: Wendy Trimble

  • Past-President: Karen Thomas   

Fall Festival (Robin Pennington)

  • Fall Festival 2014 will be 5 to 7:30pm on Friday, Sept. 19 at Scarlet Gate

  • $15 wristband available for sale online before the event; $20 at gate

  • Volunteer online; room reps please spread the word

Birthday Closet (Ashley Robbins and Caroline Friesen)

  • Gift donation drop-off available at Fall Festival- unwrapped

Colts Consignment (Melanie Leach)

  • Made $3,000 last year

  • First consignment sale Oct 16 & 17 during conferences

  • Need more consigners- Donate through TLS website or leave in front office

Hearing Screening (Gretchen McGregor)

  • Held during Oct & Nov

  • Sign up to help during the Hearing Screening meeting immediately following this one

Library Services (Patsy Golden)

  • Library gift program to honor a friend, teacher, student, etc.

  • Open House is Nov 14th after carline; books $20 each/listening library $40 each

  • Need help to shelve anytime

Parent Incentive Program (PIP) (Michelle Bennett)

  • New Kroger card program explained; raised $11,000 last year. Kroger gives 4% back

  • Amazon, Target Red Card, Lands End, Box tops programs all explained

Publicity (Jami Ervin and Denise Williams)

  • E-mail Denise if you want anything on bulletin board or need a sign made

School Photographs (Juli Neuman & Elizabeth Nahra)

  • Need volunteers for individual photo days, Sept 16 & 17

  • Retakes Oct 14th/ group pictures in February

Service Learning (Lorin Clay)

  • Continuing to gear service learning projects toward William Wells Brown

The Tack Room (Kara Police and Nicole Harris)

  • Open Thursdays 7:30-8:30am and special events; now accepting credit cards

  • New items include headbands, ball caps, vinyl stickers, & monograms

Teacher and Staff Appreciation (Megan Winfield)

  • Holiday Brunch is Dec. 16th; Need volunteers for food; drop off 12/15 carline

TLS Leadership

Una MacCarthy, Middle School Head

  • ISACS visit- Sept 28th-Oct 1st.

  • Parents can meet ISACS team in Library on Monday, 9/29 @2:15pm

Angie Thomas, Board of Trustees

  • Thank you on behalf of the board; ask if you have any questions

Beth Pride, Director of Admissions/ Jami Ervin

  • 584 Students including 59 new families; 9 of 13 programs have wait list

  • Oct 8th High school Placement Fair

  • Oct 9th New Family Coffee

  • Nov 8th Open House

Amanda Hale, Director of Development

  • Celebration brought in $271,000 and Annual Fund brought $733,000.

  • Annual Fund Oct 6-Nov 7th, 2014

Wendy Trimble, Treasurer Report

  • Approved budget with increase for Teacher/Staff Appreciation

Raffle winner: Danielle Backers (2 reserved seats for Boo Sing)

Adjournment and closing remarks by Alicia Kazee