Gold Rush Elementary Assistance Team
Meeting Minutes: September 13, 2016
Date: September 13, 2016
Location: Gold Mine Room
Time: 8:50 am
Meeting called to order by: Angel Zayaz – President
Approval of Minutes: Minutes from August meeting were approved.
A. Presidents’ Report: Angle nominated Rochelle Brook as treasurer, Stephanie Zimmerman 2nd the nomination. The vote was unanimous in the affirmative.
a. Western Night Pros and Cons –
i. Made $1525 this year (made $1600 last year)
ii. HS Volunteers were good
iii. Hay ride was loved and the band was well liked too.
iv. Next year have straws for soda cans
v. Maybe the police dog instead of the race car
vi. Maybe do a sign up genius for donations for grab bags
B. Treasurer’s Report: Christine Armstrong reported for the treasurer. We need to pay our annual fee of $778.73 to the foundation. Angle and Rachelle voted that it was fine to transfer the money to DCEF.
C. Secretary’s Report: Christine Armstrong had nothing to report.
Jenny reported that the shade structure ribbon cutting was a big success. The kids enjoyed seeing the
WeDo’s and the Lego robotic kit. Jenny also reported that she was happy with the Western night turn
out. Jenny said she would send the videos and pictures of the robotic to put on the blog.
A. Box Tops: Rachelle reported that we are going to have a competition among the classes for an extra recess. It will start after digger dash and go through February.
B. Spirit Wear: Spirit wear is coming today. We made the remaining balance ($941) and will get reimbursed.
C. Community Nights: Freddy’s community night was a success we made $214.78
Digger Dash – October 6th – Kick off assembly went well. The pledge packets were distributed. The teachers have determined that they are not going to do flare this year and just have the kids all wear the same color.
a. September 19 th – Community Night – Texas Roadhouse
b. October 3 rd – 6 th – Community Night – Chicken Shack
c. October 6 th – Digger Dash
Adjournment of meeting took place at 9:55 am
After the meeting adjourned the board met and approved that we would money from community nights and Edukits and pay for books for Battle of the Books. Gail said it would be around $250.