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1 Beyond the Books PTO General Meeting January 15, 2014

2 AGENDA – JANET McMillan, PRESIDENT 1. Welcome 2. Nominating 3. Budget, Joel 4. POTH Slide, Nancy 5. Roll The Principal Slides 6. Dr. Miles 7. Raffle


4 Key FundraisersTo DateTarget % to Target Kroger Plus Cards $ 9,185 $ 16,00057% PTO Membership $ 15,392 $ 18,00086% Box Tops $ 985 $ 2,00049% IH PTO Treasurer Report

5 Actively Supporting the following… Crystal Clear 5 th Grade Spirit wear Parent Teacher Conference Dinners Field Trips Chess Club Indian Hill Performing Arts Club IH PTO Treasurer Report

6 Current and Upcoming Fundraisers EventOur Target Spotlight (PS-ES) $ 5,000 (includes $2,500 from Donations) Power of the Pen (MS)Inaugural event Spring Fling $ 7,500 Holiday Market Netted ~ $1,023

7 P arty O n T he H ill Party on the Hill 2013 total net$47,351.06 Total for Boosters (1/5 of 2013)$9,470.21 Reserve for 2014 start up$3,266.47 Total balance for schools 2013$40,826.76

8 PurchaseBenefits Who Primary School Trip to Season's Retirement Ctr1st graders Cincinnati Nature Center Trip2nd graders Time for Kids2nd Graders Ipads & cases2nd graders Transportation to Nature Center2nd graders Mad Cap Fantastic Fairytales375 PS students Art Reach - Sleeping Beauty375 PS students National Geographic Map ShippingPS Cincinnati Playhouse StorytellerPS Zoo TripPS Elementary School Motorola Walkie TalkiesES Monitor System Lobby/cafeteriaES 36 Spanish Novels5th grade 7 IPEVO Document CamersES 4 Google Nexus Tablets & CasesES Art Seating for Cozy Corner Media ctrES MicrophonesES Music Capital Grants

9 PurchaseBenefits Who Middle School FrontRow Juno systemMS Learning commons furnitureMS Document Camera - ELMOMS Arts High School Flinn Scientific Spectrophoto MeterAP Chem Two projectors/screens w/audioBiology double lab Headphones w/microphonesForeign Language Dept. My Stone of Hope books, 25 copiesFrench Dept. Podcasting hardware - media productionLearning Commons Video Production Data StorageMedia Dept.

10 Mid-Year Perspectives & Gratitude Jim Nichols, Primary School Principal Melissa Stewart, Elementary School Principal Josh Kauffman, Middle School Principal Antonio Shelton, High School Principal Mark Miles, Superintendent

11 Jim Nichols, PS Principal A Special Thanks To: Fall Staff Conference Dinner – chair Shellie Leder Box Tops – chair Jaime Goldstein International Fair – chair Fa’Izah Byer Holiday Market – co-chairs Jennifer Islas and Tracy Nath Primary School Open House – Mandy Longbottom, Diane Sichel and Allison Kahn Spotlight – co-chairs Jill Cowman, Stephanie Grace & Lynn Robinson Holiday Parties – all of our room parents and class parents who helped make these parties a success! Coming Up: Playground and Cafeteria duty – remember to sign up … the kids need our help! Kindergarten Registration / Parent Orientation – Thursday, February 20 at 6 p.m. Contact Mrs. Craig if you know of a family with an incoming kindergartener. Bus Driver Appreciation Week – week of February 24

12 BIG Thank You’s: - Cindy Tramontana for delicious Teacher and Staff conference dinner - Successful Bookfair: Lizzy Estes and Lynn Robinson - Beverley Bansil and Susan Schoeny for fourth grade Pioneer Days - Holiday Market Committee: Jen Islas and Tracy Nath - Spotlight Committee: Stephanie Grace, Jill Cowman, Lynn Robinson - Mona Helmy and Dana Bridge for helping tour prospective new families Upcoming Events/Reminders: - January 20, No School Martin Luther King Day - January 24, Report Card Distribution - February 24-28 Bus Driver Appreciation Week - March 8, Spring Fling Melissa Stewart, ES Principal

13 Josh Kauffman, MS Principal Thanks to… - The parents who helped make All A’s a great experience for our students. - All who helped make the Power of the Pen Tournament a huge success! - The entire PTO for their generosity with Capital Grants “We Are and Always Will Be Braves”

14 Antonio Shelton, HS Principal SPECIAL RECOGNITION Thanks to Parent Volunteers for a terrific REDO DAY Sponsorship! We served lunch for over 165 Tenth Grade Students during this great proven program. Fantastic Dinner during Parent-Teacher Conferences. Extra thanks to Lucy Pavick and Pam Gibson for their efforts. Thanks PTO for the Capital Grants Awards that enable us to provide so well for our students. Author visits continue to gain momentum due to your support. LOOKING AHEAD College Panel for Juniors on January 22, 2014 PLAN/PSAT Interpretation for Sophomores also on Jan 22, 2014 Student/Faculty Blood Drive February 5, 2014 POW WOW, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” February 20-22, 2014

15 Overview B YOT (Bring Your Own Technology) R elationships A ccess V olunteer Service E xtracurricular Opportunities S upport Services Additional Perspectives

16 BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology) Arline Pique, Director of Technology Mirrors real-world applications Student organization & readiness for college Technology infrastructure Web-based textbooks Just-in-time access

17 Relationships Small class sizes promote personal attention Student/Teacher relationships promote care and collaboration

18 Access Staff members Academic – Advanced Placement courses, foreign language, gifted services, Project Lead the Way

19 Volunteer Services Student volunteer service in the community Senior projects

20 Extra- & Co-Curricular Opportunities Performing Arts Clubs – Partnership with PTO Writing, Language, Civics, DECA, Mock Trial IHTN (Indian Hill Television Network) Jeff Zidron – Director of Athletics Engagement in Athletics


22 Engagement in Athletics Middle School 50% of MS students are student athletes 16 sports covering 20 teams 22 coaches High School 60% of HS students are student athletes 24 sports covering 38 teams 62 coaches 70% on honor roll Indian Hill Recreation Commission

23 Indian Hill Athletics Mission The Indian Hill Athletic Department is dedicated to providing opportunities for each student athlete to achieve his/her athletic, academic, personal and social potential Using athletics to: Encourage leadership Exhibit sportsmanship Set Goals and Objectives Understand teamwork Learn accountability and discipline Strengthen Self Esteem Become better prepared for college and beyond

24 Indian Hill – Fall 2013 Highlights Girls Tennis Won State Championship Doubles Team Caroline Andersen and Meredith Breda 3 rd in state Girls Tennis Won 17 th Straight CHL Championship Girls Cross County won CHL Elena Horton Runner of the Year Susan Savage – Coach of the Year Boys and Girls Cross Country Won Districts Girls Soccer Won CHL Paige Gloster 1 st team All State Boys Soccer advanced to State Final Four David Robinette 1 st team All State Drew Rice 2 nd team All State Coach Bill Mees – City and State Coach of the Year Girls Golf Won Districts Pari Keller finished 5 th in the State Coach Annette – City Coach of the Year

25 Future Athletic Objectives On line Registration Parent – Athlete Survey Facility Improvements 2013 Tomahawk Turf Shawnee Turf Proposed 2014 Major Renovation of Baseball, Softball, Upper Practice


27 Support Services Facilities Capital Planning Transportation

28 Enduring Excellence Additional Perspectives

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