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High Point PTO report

High Point PTO report

July 26th, 2018 in Local News

The High Point R-3 School Board approved a new dyslexia policy at its regular meeting July 16.

The board also heard the PTO's 2017-18 report.

The PTO officers have been President Beth Dampf, Vice President Melissa Gerhart, Secretary Rachel Wininger and Treasurer Denise Percival.

The average attendance of the monthly PTO meetings was 14.

Service projects included cleaning up the Albert Jobe Ball field, serving a back-to-school breakfast for staff, supporting High Point Homecoming, organizing a fundraiser for a fire victim family, supporting the Elizabeth Eidson Memorial and family, basketball tournament concessions, the Jerry Barnsby Memorial, refreshments for Christmas and spring programs, and lunch and treats for teachers.

Fundraisers included High Point apparel sales, the High Point Carnival, Best Choice labels and Box Tops for Education drives and basketball concessions.

Purchases included $100 per teacher for each semester, Breakout educational kits, volleyball and basketball team warm-up T-shirts, nine sets of two-way radios, ice cream for the fall field trip, subscription to interactive classroom tool, 11 folding tables, basketball tournament trophies, cheerleading T-shirts and pom-poms, tether ball, volleyball antenna, athletic practice jerseys, archery T-shirts and entry fees, MAP testing incentive gift cards, transportation for eighth-grade career day at State Fair Community College and spring field trip, 30 reversible basketball uniforms and 15 volleyball jerseys.

The PTO also purchased two Daktronics scoreboards with donations from Community Point Bank, Elizabeth Eidsen Memorial, High Point Renewal, Beverly Myer and Fred and Marlene Snyder.