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A great first PTA meeting!

Thanks so much to those who joined us at the PTA meeting on Thursday (9/10/2020). It was so good to see your faces.

Meeting minutes are available here:
 https://sjlespta.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/SJLES-PTA-MEETING-MINUTES_9_10-1.docx

Approved PTA budget:
https://sjlespta.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2020-2021-budget-.pdf

Next meeting date: TBA

And a reminder to anyone who would like more information about volunteering to contact Carolyn Adams sjlesptavolunteer@gmail.com or on (817) 673 0458.

PTA Meeting this Thursday and Facebook updates

Hey SJLES Families!

We wanted to give a massive shout-out to the SJLES teachers and staff for their flawless coordination of school materials pick-up last week. As always, they threw themselves into the task 100% and got it DONE. Thank you so VERY much!

Shout-out #2 goes to all our SJLES parents putting the final touches on their at-home learning environments over the weekend. This will be a work in progress though – no doubt we’ll learn a lot about what works and what doesn’t over the coming weeks. Don’t stress Families! Your SJLES community is here for you. Not only do we have our incredible teachers and staff, but the SJLES PTA is here to support in whatever way we can. Want to stay in touch? The best thing to do is to follow our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/SJLESPTA) and you can also join the St John’s Lane PTA Families group where everyone has the opportunity to post and connect with our community.

The SJLES PTA website is also going through an refresh and this will soon be a terrific hub for info & updates so watch this space…

And finally, the first PTA meeting will be taking place in the SJLES parking lot on Thursday September 10th @ 6.30pm. Our key business will be to elect the new PTA board and approve this year’s budget. We expect the meeting to go for about 30 mins. Please come along if you can make it. We need to ensure that we have enough attendees to form a quorum – plus it’ll be a good opportunity to meet some of our school community, especially if you are interested in volunteering. SJLES Spirit Wear will be on sale at the meeting. T-shirts, Hoodies and track pants are available in sizes S-XXL (although we have varying quantities of each). Hope to see you there!

In the meantime, all the VERY best for week one of 2020-21

SJLES PTA

First PTA meeting & Spirit Wear!

Reminder that our very first PTA meeting for the 2020-21 school year will be taking place in the SJLES parking lot on Thursday September 3rd @ 6.30pm. Our key business will be to elect the new PTA board and approve this year’s budget. We expect the meeting to go for about 30 mins. Please come along if you can make it. We need to ensure that we have enough attendees to form a quorum – plus it’ll be good to see your faces after such a long time!

We’ll also have SJLES Spirit Wear on sale at the meeting! T-shirts, Hoodies and track pants are available in sizes S-XXL (although we have varying quantities of each). In the future Spirit Wear purchases will be available online (yay!!!). We’ll let you know as soon as we’re open for business.

Until then,
SJLES PTA

SJLES PTA News: Aug 21, 2020

Big hello to all the SJLES families out there! We hope you’ve been able to overcome some of the challenges that COVID-19 has thrown up and enjoyed the summer nonetheless. It’s with some trepidation that we approach the new school year in its changed format, but we know that the SJLES community is going to meet the challenge of virtual schooling head on!

Whilst some of our activities will inevitably change this year, the SJLES PTA is still a crucial part of the SJLES community. We are ramping up for a new year and it’s time to call out for volunteers to fill Board and Committee Chair roles. As you know, the PTA is an organization made up entirely of volunteers who are responsible for all aspects of our fundraising and social events. We simply cannot function without your involvement. 

A general meeting will be held on September 3rd, at 6:30 pm in the parking lot of SJLES at which time we will formally elect the PTA board members (social distancing & masks will be required). We are also seeking to assign Committee chair roles (however these are not elected positions). The positions are open to ALL members of the SJLES community. No special experience required – just a willingness to pitch in. If you are interested in offering your time to the PTA please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Carolyn Adams (Volunteer Coordinator) sjlesptavolunteer@gmail.com.

The general PTA meeting on September 3rd will last approximately 30 mins. Please RSVP to sjlesptamail@gmail.com as soon as you can so that we can ensure we have enough attendees to vote on the board nominations and approve the 2020-2021 PTA budget. 

PTA Board Positions

  1. PRESIDENT – Proposed candidate: Diana Choi
  2. FIRST VICE PRESIDENT (PROGRAMS) – Proposed candidate: Shilpa Vadarev
  3. SECOND VICE PRESIDENT (FUNDRAISING) – Proposed candidate: Tara Scully
  4. TREASURER – Proposed candidate: Kathy Etheridge
  5. RECORDING SECRETARY – Proposed candidate: POSITION VACANT
  6. CORRESPONDING SECRETARY – Proposed candidate: Carolyn Adams
  7. COUNCIL DELEGATE – Proposed candidate: Ward Morrow
  8. COUNCIL DELEGATE – Proposed candidate: John Nichols

Open Committee Chair Positions

In order of priority/urgency. See Document for details

Looking forward to another busy year at SJLES!​​​​​​​