January 13, 2015
– Beth Cavey, President
- Everyone should have
received a school directory (one per family). If you did not, please contact the
- Calendar Reminders
- Next PTA meeting is February 10th at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Barbara Kanninin,
School Board Member and Campbell liaison.
- Restaurant Night at
Labenese Taverna in Pentagon City on January
27th (more details below)
- Reading Challenge
This year’s reading challenge will be the first
two weeks of February; if your child reads 20 minutes a night, you get to check
the box; there will be additional challenges; awards will be an extra recess
for the class
- Raffle: Each person will receive a raffle ticket
for attending PTA meetings and restaurant nights. If your name is chosen, your child’s
class will get an extra recess. So
be sure to come!! If you are unable
to make an event, you can purchase a raffle ticket for $1.
report – Eva Clark, Treasurer
- The Budget and Treasurer’s
Reports are posted on the Campbell Website. If you have any questions, please
- Fundraising Update:
- Pledge Drive Update: Congratulations to everyone for surpassing
our goal of $3000. Because
donations continue to come in, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
for the latest amount.
- Silver Diner Restaurant
Night: We raised approximately $300, which is great.
- $420 from boxtops
collection; this item will be in next budget
- We need a new treasurer
for next year, as the bylaws limit officer terms to two years. If you are interested, please contact email@example.com.
- Funding requests:
- $333.83 for a set of Dewalt
tools requested by Mr. Dihn – MOTION
Chandi Krohl, VP of Fundraising
- Lebanese Taverna Restaurant
Night in Pentagon Row (1101 South Joyce St., Arlington, 22202) on January 27, 2015.
- You must bring the
Campbell flyer with you in order for Campbell to get credit (Nathan Zee
will be there during key hours with extra flyers)
- You can go there anytime
during restaurant hours. If you
cannot eat there that day, you can purchase a gift card on that day at www.lebanesetaverna.com/giftcards/html
to be used at another time. Be
sure to include the Campbell promo card to receive credit.
- Reminder to link your
Target and Amazon Cards to Campbell School. For information, click here.
Festival Planning – Chandi Khrohl, VP of Fundraising
- The Wetlands Festival
(Campbell’s biggest fundraising event) is May 2nd in the
afternoon (time to be determined).
We are in the process of finalizing the letter to send out to the
vendors for contributions. The
letter should go out in the next two weeks.
- We are also finalizing
musicians and food trucks.
- We need volunteers to do
follow-up calls to vendors (last year, we found that over 50 percent of
the vendors ended up donating after they received a follow-up call!)
- If you are interested in
helping, let Chandi Krohl or Rachael Schroeder know (you can also email
them at firstname.lastname@example.org).
Updates – Maureen Nesselrode, Principal
- Budget process is underway
at the County level for next year
- There will be a new
elementary school in Nottingham area that could possibly impact staffing
at Campbell. Principal Nesselrode
will provide an update on any such changes at a future PTA meeting.
- Next year, Campbell will
most likely continue to have 3 kindergarten classes and three 1st,
2nd, 3rd grade classes; two 4th grade and
three 5th grade classes (but keep in mind this is tentative)
Classroom Lesson – Christy Przystawik (Garden Docent)
- Campbell’s fabulous Garden
Docent, Christy P. gave an update on the classes she has done. Four lessons were set up to give PTA
meeting participants a chance to experience what their kids have
- It was a great
presentation and Campbell is very lucky to have Christy in this
position. If you have questions
about the Outdoor Classroom Activities or the Garden Docent position,
please contact Christy at email@example.com.