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This Week**Family Night**2016-2017 Opportunities**Coming Up

posted Jan 9, 2016, 6:35 PM by Lakeshore Elementary PTO Fond du Lac   [ updated Jan 9, 2016, 8:27 PM ]
This Week at Lakeshore
Tuesday 1/12-Peebles Grill Family Night 4pm-9pm
Friday 1/15-Scrip due by noon

Peebles Grill Family Night
Family Night is this Tuesday, January 12th, at Peebles Grill.
Peebles Grill will be donating 10% of all sales from 4pm-9pm to Lakeshore PTO.
We hope to see you there!
W7640 County Road WH

2016-2017 Opportunities
The PTO is vital to Lakeshore Elementary in continuing the quest for an excellent public education for our children. We would not be able to provide all the amazing opportunities for the students without our many volunteers. Such opportunities also require leadership in the forms of both a PTO “Executive Board” and PTO Committee Chairs. 
This school year the PTO has been trying to foresee openings for the 2016-2017 school year. We have had great success in finding parents to “shadow” current Committee Chairs this year and allow for a comfortable transition. We have found that the “shadow” system allows parents to see if the event is something they would enjoy and if it works with their schedule. 
We also need a great leadership team in place to help oversee all the general operations of the PTO. We have always strived to make the “Executive Board” a team effort to allow parents to take on roles that they are comfortable with and that fit their skill set. We are continuing our initiative and want to have “shadows” in place to help ease parents into these roles and to make it less daunting. Without this team, the PTO will not be able to continue.   
Please consider coming to a meeting, listening, voicing your opinion, and joining in the conversation. The following is a list of the positions that make up our “Executive Board”. The positions of Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer will be open next school year. We have all enjoyed our time serving you and Lakeshore, but our children are moving on to the next stage in their education and we need other families to take on these roles. Again, without the continued support of Lakeshore Families, the PTO will not be able to continue. If you are interested in one of the positions, please come to the January (Tuesday, January 19th) or February (Tuesday, February 23rd) meetings. The meetings are held at 4pm in the Lakeshore Media Center. If you are unable to attend one of these meetings, please contact one of the current team members to discuss the positions. We need you.
  • President - Prepares agendas and presides at all meetings of the organization and Executive Board. Works cooperatively with the school principal in carrying out the responsibilities of the office and with setting up the PTO Calendar of Events. Coordinates the preparation of the annual budget, contacts potential committee chairpersons, and acts as a contact for committee chairs, as assigned. Performs other duties as delegated to the office. One year term (serve as VP the previous year)
  • Vice-President - Takes the place of the President in his/her absence at Executive Board meetings and general meetings. Assists President in contacting potential committee chairpersons and acts as a contact for committee chairs, as assigned. Performs other duties as delegated to the office. Two year term (one as VP and the following as the PTO President)
  • Treasurer - Receives and deposits all monies of the organization. Keeps accurate records of all receipts and expenditures. Pays out funds as authorized. Prepares and presents annual budget at the first general meeting of the new school year for approval. Issues a statement of accounts at all general membership meetings and a full report at the final meeting of the year. Acts as a contact for committee chairs, as assigned. Performs other duties as delegated to the office. Two year term.
  • Secretary - Keeps accurate records of all general membership meetings and executive board meetings. Coordinates all of the organization's correspondence. Acts as a contact for committee chairs, as assigned. Performs other duties as delegated to the office. One year term.
  • Communication Secretary- Routinely and timely updates the PTO Website and Facebook page with upcoming events, information, and notices. Helps ensure the vital communication link between the PTO, Lakeshore and Parents is maintained. One year term.
Thank you,
Liz Mason, PTO President (masonpt@aol.co)
Kristy Pratt, PTO Vice-President (prattpto@yahoo.com)
Laura Przbylo, Treasurer (lprzbylo@gmail.com)
Amy Emmerich, Secretary (amy.emmerich@yahoo.com)
TJ Twohig, Communications Secretary (tjtwohig8@yahoo.com)

Coming Up
Tuesday 1/19-PTO Meeting 4pm
Thursday 1/21-Scrip due by 3:40pm
Friday 1/22-NO School
Friday 1/29-Scrip due by noon
 
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