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General Meeting Minutes April 14, 2016

Shortridge High School PTSA

meeting minutes

April 14, 2016


Meeting called to order at 6:07 pm

motion to approve minutes from March made by Sonja Clark – second Ami Anderson


Principal’s report – John Brady for Shane O’Day – new freshman orientation tonight – still much interest. tell your friends. Working on graduation, WWW, school play, end of year planning ahead for next year


incoming freshman class – about 120

encouraging faculty to attend gala

outreach program THIS Saturday – student run ideas festival on service – rescheduled for May 17 – ideas fest – speakers and breakout sessions. focused on service

76 graduating seniors this year – June 8th 7pm at school

over 2.5 million in scholarships for seniors – 7 have full ride


Jen Brady – Joseph Maley Foundation – organization pilot program at SHS anti bullying, junior class trained as leaders good leadership opportunities for students

check out website –

VOTE for JMF in Open Hearts contest – vote once per day now thru April 27


Lori Armstrong – Title 1 – policy being reviewed. email Lori if you are interested in reviewing

Marsh fresh ideas card – 9000 points – bingo set for family fun night, clip boards

or supply tub

found books – history of Shortridge sell at Gala? $20?


President’s report – election in May. Executive board has nominated Heidi Hesse for nominating committee – Leslie Mundy/ DebMelton/Lori Armstrong – providing support

Committee voted – passed Heidi Hesse – chairperson of committee


Bylaws update – “employees of IPS assigned to Shortridge cannot serve as treasurer of PTSA.” change will be posted on website and voted on at May’s meeting

Ami Anderson – babysitting this Saturday for Butler Lab kids PreK, K and grade 1 kids


teacher appreciation week – first week May Deb Melton/ Maxine King/ Leslie Mundy

chalkboard wall – tribute to teachers


Sally Catlin – camp for girls entering 9th grade thru seniors


move to adjourn – 7:02

Next meeting May 19th

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