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May 18, 2017


Present: Lori Walston, Todd Anderson, Sherry Hodges, Windy Boswell, Felicia Rodgers, Mark Holley, Lee Ann Madar, Michelle Harrell, Sam Cohen, Heidi Pope

Treasurer's Report/Teacher Grants:
Current account balance is $12,357.19. One of the EC classrooms has asked for help getting balls for the students to sit on. Windy is going to follow up with the teacher on this request and will provide a check from PTO.

Teacher Appreciation:
The end-of-year Teacher Appreciation event will be June 1 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Food is coming from Parker's. Help is needed if anyone has time, we will start setting up at 9:30.

Election for the 2017-2018 PTO officers was held, they are:
President-Lori Walston
Vice President-Michelle Harrell
Secretary-Leanne Thomas
Treasurer-Todd Anderson
Teacher Grants-Sherry Hodges
Friends of Fike-Alice Pierce
Teacher Appreciation-Felicia Rodgers
Academic Excellence-Lee Ann Madar
Web Coordinator-Steve Walston

PTO Class Representatives for 2017-2018:
Lori asked the board to spread the word that we need class representatives for next year. Interested parents can contact her at 252-230-2566 or

PTO meeting schedule for next year:
Lori will send a poll out to the board to determine if there is a different day and time for the board to meet.

News from Mr. Holley:
Fike is now the only IB high school in town. Students in the IB program from Hunt and Beddingfield will transfer to Fike in the fall. He anticipated 13-15 students total moving from Hunt and Beddingfield.

The first day of end-of-year Exams is June 2.

Several Fike staff are retiring this year and hiring for next year is underway.

Typically the PTO pays for the graduation speaker gift; the board agreed.

Back to school Open House should be August 24.

Next meeting: Tentatively scheduled for either August 14, 15 or 16. Lori will send a poll out to the board for response. We encourage ALL parents to attend! The meeting was adjourned.