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General Meeting Minutes Nov. 19, 2015


Shortridge High School PTSA November 19, 2015

Members present: Maxine King, Sonja Clark, Gean Menser, Al Edyvean, Sally Catlin, Kevin Grau, Deb Melton, Heidi Hesse, Karen Steiner, Beth Hannan, Ami Anderson, Jennifer L. Payne, Scott Lowe, Lori Armstrong, Meg Horn

Call to order at 6:08 by Sonja Clark

Principal’s report :

Shane O’Day – 10:00 am November 23, Dr. Ferebee at Shortridge for big announcement. Watch the news

Scholarships and college inviataions – $200,000 already in scholarship offers to seniors.

December 3 – Winter concert

December 4 – basketball game, retiring jerseys

Academics – semester report cards on permanent transcript

Sophomores only – December 3, 5:45 – course selections for DP – look for more info

Legacy game – at Attucks

Theatre booked for December

‘no shave’ November – principal and many students participating to raise awareness of men’s health issues

Committee reports:

Nominations committee – Maxine King

Nominations from floor:

President: Sonja Clark, accepts

Maxine King, declines

Vice President: Al Evyvean, accepts

Kevin Grau, accepts

Secretary: Meg Horn, accepts

Treasurer: Beth Hannan, accepts

(Candidate speeches)

Ms. King – possibility of “at large” member if we would like to change the bylaws to reflect that

Because of 2 candidates for VP, we are doing a ballot election.

Election results:

Sonja Clark: 16 votes

Al Edyvean: 4 votes

Kevin Grau: 12 votes

Meg Horn: 16 votes

Beth Hannan: 16 votes

Oath of office – officers sworn in by Principal O’Day

President report:

Sonja Clark – please join a committee

Popcorn sales in cafeteria on Fridays

Sell hot cups in cafeteria on Fridays


Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 15 6:00 in room 167, enter through door 12 on southwest side of building. Park on 34th street and lot by school 60.

2016 meetings to be held second Thursday of each month – exact dates TBA

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