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January 12, 2017


Present: Lori Walston, Leanne Thomas, Felicia Rodgers, Mark Holley, Sherry Hodges, Lee Ann Madar, Michelle Harrell

Lori opened the meeting. She announced that our current account balance is $19,667.62.

We are moving forward with the shoe fundraiser "Funds2Orgs" with a start date of Monday, Feb. 13.

The fundraiser will last 2 weeks. Sheri mentioned that she could provide warehouse space for storing the donations. We will communicate this to our school families through Wilson County School messages, at athletic events, the website, and the newspaper.

We briefly discussed a Spirit Night at Buffalo Wild Wings and/or Panera. No decisions were made on these.

Teacher Grants:
Grants approved totaled approximately $4,500.

Teacher Reimbursements:
A committee has been formed to work on the $50 Teacher Reimbursement process. The members are Sheri, Sam and Wendy. There was no further discussion on this topic.

Teacher Appreciation:
Our next opportunity is Valentine's Day. We will provide treat boxes. Please contact Felicia Rodgers at if you are interested in donating or helping with this. Lori and Felicia announced that the teachers really appreciate their birthday gift certificates to Cupcake Dream.

Academic Excellence:
This ceremony, which recognizes students who have a 4.0 or higher GPA at mid-semester, will be held April 28, 2017, from 9-11 a.m. Lee Ann has begun planning this event. She shared the status of each task at hand. Mr. Holley announced we may need to purchase a new box to house this year's plaques.

News from Mr. Holley:
Because of the winter storm, the teacher work day scheduled for 1/20 has been moved to 1/23. Exams will be held from January 17-20, with the make-up day on January 23. Second semester will begin on January 24. Students will attend homeroom at 7:30 that day to receive their schedules.

Report cards will be issued sometime during the week of January 30.

Fike/Princeton Review will offer a practice ACT test on January 31. The cost is $12. Deadline to register is Friday, Jan. 20. See Fike's website for more details.

Fike will hold a Sophomore Parent Night on February 9.

The ACT will be administered at Fike for all juniors on February 28.

Next meeting: February 9 at noon.

The meeting was adjourned.