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Yardville Heights PTA
Monthly Meeting Minutes: November 2018
14 November 2018 / YHS Media Center

Call to order at 6:35 p.m.


Corresponding Secretary Notes—no report

Recording Secretary—October meeting minutes approved

  • Kara and Jennifer Vecchiolla suggested adding minutes to PTA website. Emily will share with Kris Anne; Suggestion to add Facebook post with highlights from the meeting

Treasurer’s Report—

  • Kara acknowledged how well we’re doing compared to just a few years ago, when the account was in the negative. What a huge difference!

School Updates with Mr. S:

  • 11/15­–College shirt day
  • 11/16–Teacher Swap
  • 11/21–Grandparents Day
  • 11/30–Movie night
  • 11/30–5th Grade to trip to Grice for Band/Orchestra recruitment

YHS/Yardville/Sunnybrae working on a grant to communicate with National Space Station! And expanding networking and collaborative opportunities with other township schools

Aside—Kara thanked everyone for an amazing Tricky Tray. Already looking into Grice cafeteria for next year. Start collecting quart soup containers for ticket receptacles!


5th Grade Committee–Anne S.

  • Booked and made deposits for trip
  • Krispy Kreme donuts fundraiser in February
  • Kris Anne suggested scanning the gift card order form to share on FB

Family Dinner Nights–

    • Friday, 11/16 at Amari’s starting at noon–9 p.m.; profit will go back to school for indoor recess activities


  • PTA needs someone to chair this committee: book dinner nights with restaurant and make or get flyer for organization­–EMILY VOLUNTEERED


Dinner & A Movie–

  • Friday 11/30; Tanya Pruitt and Mr. S volunteered to chair
  • Dinner 6–6:30  (Husky Snack Shack)
  • Movie choices?


  • Need volunteers for AirGrams
  • Pre-order AirGrams; send order forms home on Friday

Spirit Flair–KrisAnne

  • Discussed what events need flair? Concerts/music flair, Dr. Seuss Week, Bucket-fillers, reading flair, ice skating, variety show, fun run.

Box Tops–Brian and Larissa are submitting this month.

Media–no report

Looking Ahead:

  • December PTA meeting (12/5) is a dinner out; venue suggestions?
  • Seasons of the Home family week: 20 percent off sales 12/9–15; profits will go back to school for indoor recess activities
  • Holiday Shop–Anne
  • Pictures with Santa­–Marianne and Suzie. Date TBD.
  • Laser Light Show–12/19 special assembly
    • LASER LIGHT SHOW STICKERS; need 300 mailing labels

Meeting adjourned at 7:31 p.m.


YHS 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat!!

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When: Friday Oct 19th, 2018

Where: Yardville Heights Back Playground

Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Yardville Heights families are invited to participate in its third annual Trunk or Treat on Friday Oct 19th, from 6:30pm-7:30pm on the back playground. This free event is sponsored by the PTA and is open to all Yardville Heights Students and their immediate families. We look forward to seeing all our students and family’s creativity show in their costumes and decorated vehicles.

**Candy! All children love candy, however some other options might be a peanut free snack, stickers, pencils, erasers, etc…

  • We are asking that each trick-or-treater/ participating family donate a bag of candy in lieu of admission.
  • All trick-or-treaters will need to be chaperoned during the event.
  • Don’t forget to bring a bag & a flashlight!
  • Costume Safety: No toy weapons are allowed at school events.
  • At 6:25pm, children will line up outside the fence and be led onto the blacktop by a PTA member.
  • Parking (for non-participating vehicles) should be on the side streets surrounding the school.

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