Treasurer Reports

Campbell PTA financial update as of 10/31

Hi all,

In advance of our PTA meeting tonight, here are our PTA financials through the end of October. The attached financial report includes our expenses and income so far this school year. 
Our highlights from October:
  • We funded $282 in support of the kindergarten expedition on past & present play, with relevant games/toys.
  • We covered the transportation portion of a 5th grade field trip to Shirlington
  • We reimbursed $1462 for flexible seating options for the 4th grade
  • The community meeting weatherbugs got $82 of updated costumes
  • We brought in $7,418 in fundraising from the Fun Run, bringing our total to $10,318! Way to go, everyone!
If you have any questions/comments/concerns, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Thanks,
Amanda

Campbell PTA financial update as of 9/30

Hi all,

In advance of our PTA meeting tonight, here are our PTA financials through the end of September. The attached financial report includes our expenses and income so far this school year. 
Our highlights from September:
  • We reimbursed 5th grade $431 for plants to study and care for, as well as a field trip to Green Spring Gardens
  • We paid $4,520 for the new shed that was installed over the summer
  • We covered $39 of rabbit supplies for Paige, the library bunny
  • We provided $192 of food and fruit for the Pizza and Packets math packet event over the summer
  • We've exceeded our $1700 PTA membership goal by $7.
  • We've raised $2900 for the October fun run
  • We've received $1,632 in donations that came in along with membership dues.
Phew, you all have been busy PTA members already this year! Thanks to everyone who joined the PTA, and welcome (or welcome back)!
If you have any questions/comments/concerns, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Thanks,
Amanda

PTA audit documents and proposed budget 9/9/19

In advance of Tuesday's PTA meeting, I wanted to send out the proposed PTA budget, and the results of the audit conducted over the summer. We will go over these and vote on them at the PTA meeting. I've also include a treasurer's report that includes our expenses and income from over the summer.
Hope to see you on Tuesday!
Amanda Lowenberger, PTA treasurer

Campbell PTA financial update as of 5/31/19

Hi all,
I wanted to give a summary of the PTA's financial activities for the year in my not-quite-final report for the school year. Also, as a quick reminder, if anyone has receipts that they need reimbursed, they need to be dropped in the PTA box by the front door (or emailed to me) by June 20th at the latest. Thanks for everyone's hard work this year — we've gotten a lot accomplished, and had a lot of fun along the way!

Fundraising Highlights:

  • $12,340 – October fun run(including expenses)
  • Wetlands Festival (including expenses)
  • $2,000 – Square 1 Art
  • $1,560 – Amazon Smile and Amazon affiliate link
  • $370 – Box tops
  • $1,680 – Restaurant nights
  • $1,970 – Miscellaneous donations
  • $30 – Bank account interest
Funding Highlights:
  • Outdoor Classroom Coordinator – we funded over 150 hours of Ms. Christy's time
  • We helped to fund many of the supplies for the lessons that Ms. Christy gives
  • New cedar raised bed garden frames for the courtyard
  • 10 waterproof tarps for kids to sit on during outdoor lessons or other outdoor activities (just purchased — they're coming soon!)
  • We funded landscaping crews to clean up Campbell grounds twice this year
  • In support of expeditionary learning:
    • T-shirt "lab coats" were purchased for each kindergartner for their spring expedition
    • 5th grade had professional outdoor signs created as part of their fall expedition
  • Over $1,300 in books for classroom libraries
  • We helped with the upkeep and feeding of Paige the library bunny
  • Classroom resources, including:
    • STEM games, a field trip to Discovery Theater, wooden blocks, and reading center materials for 1st grade
    • Potomac Riverboat tickets for a field trip, and K'nex Simple Machines kits for 2nd grade
    • Alternative seating options for 3rd grade
    • A greenscreen and book club books for 4th grade
    • Alternative seating options, and t-shirts for 5th grade
    • FLES materials for Spanish specials
    • Calming garden supplies and classroom incentives for Interlude
  • The following Teacher Appreciation events were paid for by the PTA:
    • A back-to-school breakfast
    • Lunch during conferences
    • Teacher appreciation week: a catered lunch, donuts, and flowers
  • Time for Kids magazine subscription for the school
  • New music shirts
  • Family game night
  • We supported Girls on the Run by reimbursing for snacks
  • We paid for t-shirts for the Math Dice team
  • We made a $500 donation to the CCPTA CPCI grant fund 
  • We set up an emergency food pantry for students in short-term critical need
  • We were able to provide childcare, Spanish translation, and pizza at all our PTA meetings
  • We printed student directories
  • We expect a few more expenses before the end of June: more classroom resources, 5th grade promotion, and possibly replacement sheds
In addition to funding the above, the PTA managed the money for the following:
  • Project Discovery (Fall session)
  • Campbell Spirit Wear Sales
  • School movie night
And finally, we received a grant from the CCPTA that allowed us to purchase 2 whiteboards for use in outdoor classroom spaces.
The details of our expenses and income are included in the attached report (note: due to some technical difficulties the credit card fees from the Wetlands Festival have not been teased out of the Wetlands Festival income line item. It will be corrected asap, but I just wanted to be transparent about it in the meantime). Please don't hesitate to reach out with any questions.
Thanks,
Amanda Lowenberger
PTA Treasurer

Campbell PTA financial update as of 4/30/19

In advance of Tuesday's PTA meeting, here are our PTA financials as of the end of April. The attached financial report includes our expenses and income so far this school year. 
Our highlights from April:
  • We paid $237 for t-shirts for each Kindergartner for their spring expedition
  • We reimbursed $509 for K'nex Simple Machines kits for 2nd grade
  • We had a few expenses in preparation for the Wetlands festival, totaling $102 (the vast majority of the Wetlands Festival expenses/income will show up in next month's report)
As always, if you have any questions/comments/concerns please don't hesitate to contact me! 
Thanks,
Amanda Lowenberger 

Campbell PTA financial update as of 3/31/19

In advance of Tuesday's PTA meeting, here are our PTA financials as of the end of March. The attached financial report includes our expenses and income so far this school year. (Note: I've slightly altered the format of the report to be more transparent about what was spent in the past month specifically)
PSA for teachers: We have a line item in the budget for Expedition support, and currently we have $4,500+ still available for this school year. The funds can be used for expedition-related field trips, bringing in experts, materials for a final work product, etc. Please don't hesitate to put in a request for these funds!
Our highlights from March:
  • We spent $1,335 on the placards that were the final product from 5th grade's fall expedition.
  • We spent $1,394 on books from the book fair for classroom collections
  • We paid $360 for 1st grade's field trip to Discovery Theater
  • We reimbursed $370 of FLES books and materials
  • The PTA brought in lunch from Moe's Southwest Grill for teachers during conferences ($610)
  • We reimbursed $1,261 for the Time for Kids magazine subscription
  • We paid $990 for music shirts for band/chorus/orchestra
  • We made printed copies of the student directory for each family ($490)
Finally, I've attached a lovely thank you note we received from Ms. Berg's class for the books purchased for classrooms during the book fair.
As always, if you have any questions/comments/concerns please don't hesitate to contact me!
Thanks,
Amanda Lowenberger

Campbell PTA financial update as of 2/28/19

In advance of Tuesday's PTA meeting, here are our PTA financials as of the end of February. The attached financial report includes our expenses and income so far this school year. 
February, was slow, finance-wise. Here are a couple highlights:
As always, if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me!
Thanks,
Amanda Lowenberger

Campbell PTA financial update as of 1/31/19

In advance of tomorrow's PTA meeting, here are our PTA financials as of the end of January. The attached financial report includes our expenses and income so far this school year. 
Here are some highlights from January:
  • We received the final payment from the Fun Run; after expenses we netted $12,339.
  • We were reimbursed $291 from box tops. Keep feeding your box tops to Boxy; they make a difference!
  • We spent $495 to host game night.
  • In preparation for the wetlands festival, we spent $600 for a climbing wall and obstacle course rental
Also a quick note to teachers — very little of the classroom resource budgets have been spent so far this year. We encourage you to use, well, all of it by the end of the year!
As always, if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me!
Thanks,
Amanda Lowenberger