October Meeting Minutes

Gold Rush Elementary Assistance Team

Meeting Minutes: October 17, 2017


Date: October 17, 2017

Location: Gold Mine Room

Time: 8:45 am

Meeting called to order by: Angel Zayaz – President

Attendance: Angel Zayaz, Linda Leonard, Amanda Paschal, Marly Dombrower, Jenny Brown, Nikki Driessner

Approval of Minutes: Minutes from September meetings were approved.


Officer Reports:

  1. Presidents’ Report: Chicken Shack date changed.
  2. Treasurer’s Report:

Digger Dash donations due 10/20/17; $738.20 in expenses (plus cost of Pops $46)

Shout out made $711

Donations processed to date $2964

Western Night: Cost was $48.89; Profit $3,642.80

Budget was sent to the District

The new District software has caused issues with our account with DCSD – our school and another have been mixed up. Amanda is working to straighten it out.

Teacher grants are done for the year – $3,221,22 spent.

Spirit Wear – still waiting on silk screen invoice and waiting for the fixed items order


Principle’s Report:

Halloween will be breakfast party and parade

Celebration of learning on November 15th

Food Drive – will be the week before thanksgiving but will start collecting the week before

Lock Down drill Friday

Dismissal Parking/Street issues –  Met with City Engineer and Police Dept., various solutions discussed


New Business:

Book Fair –Authors confirmed coming.


Committee Reports:


  1. Box Tops: Student Council is making box top posters. Nikki will put together a letter to the teachers explaining how much money is raised each year. Collection from Nov 1 – Feb may offer a classroom pizza party.  Pick up dates will be December 21, February 21. A counting and cutting party will take place February 22 (8:45am-11am) due to high volumes at these times.
  2. Edukits –talking to companies to see if A-la-cart is available.


Upcoming events:

    1. October 23 & 24 – Chicken Shack Community Night
    2. November 8 – PTO Meeting


Adjournment of meeting took place at 10:20am





Board Meeting October 26, 2017

Attendance: Angel Zayaz, Linda Leonard, Amanda Paschal, Marly Dombrower


All Edukit proposals received to date were reviewed. If PTO commits by October 31st there are additional incentives. Board voted to go with Educational Products, Inc. in CO unless a better bid is received prior to October 31.


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