Cole Elementary PTO August Newsletter.

Cole Elementary PTO
August  2015

Greetings Cole Family! Welcome Back. We hope everyone had an amazing summer. We are greatly lookinforward to supporting our school and having another successful year. We hope that every family at Cole considers becoming a member of the PTO team this year. The cost is only $5.00 per family, and is an investment in your child’s education. Be on the lookout for the PTO memebership forms in your child's backpack, and at upcoming school events. Spread the word and help us invest in our childrens school. 
A List of Few of last year’s successes:
1.      Brand New Playground
2.      Winter Wonderland Dance
3.      50 New Headphones for the school
4.      PTO Store
5.      Volunteers for Picture day, shelf building, beautician projects, yearbook, and so much more
There is a place for everyone. We really do hope you will help the PTO become even more successful this year.

Considering Running for PTO Office:
President: Shall preside over meetings of the organization and executive board, serve as the primary contact for the principal, prepare the agenda and represent the organization at meetings outside the organization.  Oversee PTO events and fundraisers. President’s vote will act as the tie breaker for executive board meetings
Vice President: Shall act as an aide to the president. Performs the duties of the president in his/her absence.
Hispanic Ambassador: Required to be bilingual (Spanish and English). Primary role is to represent and communicate with the Hispanic community. Translate PTO meetings and PTO events when needed. Translate flyers, documents, newsletters upon request.
Secretary: Records the minutes of the meetings. Takes and keeps a roster of all members and voting members attending each PTO meeting. Help with flyers, newsletters. Maintain current and past records

Co-Treasurer (TWO): Has custody of all funds of the PTO. Keeps full and accurate account of receipts and expenditures. Makes disbursements as authorized by the President, Executive Board or organization in accordance with the budget adopted by the PTO. Presents a financial statement at every meeting of the organization and other times when requested by the Executive Board. Shall prepare all tax statements for all taxing authorities as may be required.   All such tax statements shall be reported to the membership at a regular business meeting. Reviews books at the beginning and end of term with the president.

Stay tuned for more information on how you can run for one of these offices for the 2015-2016 school year. We are so excited to get this new year rolling.


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