Meeting Minutes

Parents Club Meeting 9/10/2018

Mrs. Jamie Butz called the meeting to 7:03pm. There were 35 parents present.

Mrs. Jamie Butz read the purpose of Parents Club via the bylaws and constitution.

Treasurer's Report

Event Chairs

    • Magazine Drive
          • Will need volunteers for FINAL TURN IN DAY. If you are able to, come to the office at 8:30 on Thursday
          • We had $9k turned in on the 1st turn in day and 17k 2nd day.
    • CHAIRS/CO-CHAIRS NEEDED
          • BREAKFAST WITH SANTA: Alana Whatmore will need a co-chair for Breakfast with Santa this year because her son is almost thru CK. If you are interested, please email Jamie Butz or Deb Gehring or reach out on Facebook.
        • MIDDLE SCHOOL GRANDPARENTS DAY: Deb Gehring will also need a co-chair for the Middle School Grandparents Day in April because of recess duty. If you are available, please email Deb.
        • 8TH GRADE RECOGNITION DINNER: We want to get the 7th graders and families involved in helping to execute the dinner so the 8th grade families can enjoy it. 7th Grade Room parents will be involved in forming a committee to help.
        • Need Room Parents for: 2R, 5S, 7S, 7H, 8C
    • Hot Lunch
      • We are covered with Captains but our volunteers are low. If you are able to be a fill in when someone is sick, please let Jamie Butz know or Missy Miller in the office.
    • Movie Night - 9/28 (Friday)
      • Wrinkle in Time
      • Good on Volunteers for this one
      • Preschooler Parents need to stay
    • Grandparents Day (Gr. 1-5) - Oct. 10th 9a-11a
      • Switch to include 5th grade in the fall out of concern for room/space during the Middle School GP day in Spring
      • Last year we had about 500 with just 1-4
      • We will add 5th grade to the fall GP day this year and the 4th & 5th grade may do something combined in the parish hall/science lab
      • Leadership Club will help plan
      • MS GP Day - 4/12
    • Halloween Parties and Parade
      • Wednesday 10/31 (no mass that day; mass will be on 11/1)
      • Room Parents Coordinate Parties
      • Other Party Days: 12/20 - Christmas Party; 2/14 - Valentine's Day Parties
    • Haunted Hallways - 10/25
      • Grade P-5
      • Looking at getting gym for socializing
    • Skating Parties
      • CK gets $1 for everyone who comes
      • $5/student; includes skate rental
      • If we have at least 100 ppl, Ohio Skate will give us more $$ per person
      • Date TBD
    • Father Daughter Dance 10/6 - 630p-9pm
      • About 100 girls
      • Good on Volunteers
      • Date is picked by Calendar Planning Committee and gym availability
        • Could we possibly move it so it doesn't conflict with Choisters
        • Possibly November??
  • New Business
      • Dress Swap
        • Swap Dresses that are used for Father/Daughter Dance
        • Similar to Uniform Swap but with formal dresses
        • Would be a separate event?
        • Where to store it?
          • Make it a one day Event
          • Donate what is left over
      • Hot Lunch & the Health Dept.
        • Recently, one of our Hot Lunch vendors was cited by the health dept. for food that was not up to temperature. They were forced to throw away all the food and ordered pizza for the kids (this did NOT happen at CK)
        • In order to be PROACTIVE, CK is looking to what we can do to make sure it doesn't happen here and make sure the food is kept warm and safe for our kids.
    • Mr. Carroll & Mr. Urbanski's Report
      • Thank you all for coming to the meeting
      • Thank you for those who have filled out the survey about growth of parish; results will be shared very soon by Fr. Bill
      • Great start to year! 388 Students K-8
        • Up from last year
      • Spirit the Dog is a HIT!
        • West Suburban is offering Vet Care at a discounted price, however, there are still expenses so next year we will look into ways Parents' Club can help with those
      • In the excessive heat and rain, the gym is an option for indoor recess. Because of this, we will probably need new balls and equipment this year as well
      • We're always looking for ways to bring our CK Community together thru new events and ideas. Parents Club Meeting are a GREAT place to present those new ideas, so if you have an idea, please come to a meeting
      • Main Event is a great cause; please consider going
      • Make sure that you are Virtus certified
        • $25; but good for 5 years
        • Make sure everyone who is with our children is safe
        • Carries to High School
      • NO SCHOOL 9/21
      • Cameras are going in on the 2nd floor to help keep kids safe
      • 8th Graders leave on Sunday for Washington DC; back Thursday evening;
    • Meeting adjourned at 8:01pm

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