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November PTSO Minutes
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Spain Park High School PTSO Minutes


Monday, November 7, 2016




The meeting was called to order by President Sharon Baroody at 11:15 am.  Attendees:  Janet Dees, Rhonda Lyons, Sharon Baroody, Carolyn Warren, Jeannie Rice, Amy Smallwood, Erom Ebrahim, Amy Luther, Christine Stringer, Mary Annakin, Maria K. Bodden, Maria Smarrelli




Janet Dees made a motion to approve October minutes as submitted and was seconded by Maria Smarrelli. The minutes were approved and will be forwarded to Casey Middlebrooks for publication.


SGA - Brooke Gilliam


Brooke was not in attendance. The date for our Sadie’s dance is Saturday, February 4th. Theme for Sadie’s is ‘Hoopcoming’, a homecoming week for Basketball. All events will benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Our goal this year is to raise between $6000-$7000, in order to grant a wish for a child.


Berry Middle School will be involved in the fundraising.  Basketball game will be on Friday night.


Principal’s Report - Mr. Giangrosso


Football- James Clemens High School beat us Friday night. Great season!


Volleyball team was eliminated, Coach Bowen did a great job.


Cross Country- Lady Jags team qualified for State, and four boys qualified individually for State.


Band, Dance and Color Guard combined.. Great Job!


SPHS Band goes on to competition and Veterans Day Parade


Debate Team- Mr. Parker - Great job done!


Drama Team- participating in Statewide competition  and also has a One Act Play coming up.


Winter Sports:  Basketball games on Thursday nights..


Indoor Track


Bowling - Boys team are the defending champions and the Girls team came in 5 th place.


Cheerleading- Varsity team going to Orlando. JV team placed in State Comp.




Progress reports will be distributed on 11/14/2016.


PSAT was taken by 300 students. Went well, thanks to Mrs. Augustini and the Counseling Dept.


Mr. Giangrosso discussed a Student Leadership Team, which will consist of the SGA officers, Michelle Bennett and Mr. Giangrosso. Will discuss various school viewpoints, overall atmosphere in school and our student viewpoints are very important.


Wednesday, November 9th Veteran’s Day program all welcome


Drug Testing was done on November 4th. 65 students tested.


Thanksgiving Break 11/21-11/25


Semester exams: Dec. 13-16


Faculty Luncheon/Teacher of the Quarter - December 15th at 12:00 pm


Treasurer’s Report - Amy Luther


The treasurer reported that the PTSO is still short on income, $504 below budget as of November 1st. Current balance is $13,090.47


Amy discussed publicizing Grant information.


President’s Report - Sharon Baroody


President Baroody reported that parent funded grant application suggestions have been sent out. There will be a link in Enews for grants, and once the grant is funded we will publicize.


Thank you to Kevin Hanna and Medical Properties Trust Inc. for donation




Hospitality- Christmas Luncheon will be held on December 15th. Lisa Lebo will decorate and serve.


Sunshine Committee is up to date


HPTC - First Thursday of every month @ Central office


Old Business


Teacher of the Quarter breakfast went very well and the teachers were very receptive. Thank you to everyone.


The meeting was adjourned at 12:15 pm.

The next meeting will be Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 8:15 am, in the Community Room.

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