Agenda ❏ Introductions ❏ PiP – Vision ❏ PiP – 2013-2014 Wrap Up ❏ PiP Communication & Facebook ❏ Financial Report ❏ 501c3 Status and Fundraising ❏ PiP Gives Back ❏ PiP Current Activities ❏ Next Planned General Meetings ❏ How can you help?
Introductions PiP Board Members President/Treasurer – Jennifer Christenson (10 th Grade) President Elect – Stephanie Pickle (1 st and 3 rd ) Secretary – Michelle Parlette (1 st, 3 rd and 4 th ) Director of Communication – Asa Neckam-Thedvall (2 nd ) Director of Programs – Kathie Byler (KG and 1 st )
Introductions Committee Chairs Book Drive/Book Fair – Channon Sommers and Gretchen Cronin Faculty Appreciation – Luisa Valls, Diana Morales, Lori Monarrez Maria Charles, and Claudia DeMiquilarena Spirit Store – Sara Green and Kelly Puckett Merchant Programs – Rekha Bandarupalli and Adriana Pedraza Uniform Exchange – Becky Woodall and Lizane Den Hond Dragon Dad’s – Chad Farrell and Jim Tunnell Holiday Parade – Tiffany McElroy and Stacy Gonzalez Fall Picnic – Nicole Griffin Family Fun Night – Libby Hertzberg and Sheila Miller
PiP Vision Work together with Imagine to provide activities/events, committees, volunteers, and financial resources to enhance the opportunities, education and experience for parents, students, teachers and staff of Imagine. Create, Build and Grow a Parent Community that supports the goals of Imagine International Academy of North Texas. Remain mindful of how our efforts tie into the IB Programme and supporting Imagine.
2013-2014 Wrap Up Growth and Development Established Foundation Fully Funded Committees Activities and Events Spirit Wear Sales Communication Weekly E-mails Monthly Newsletter General Meetings and Parent Education Guest Speakers Activities for kids Partnership with Imagine Advancement Coordinator $15k Technology Package Donation
PiP Communication Weekly E-mail Blast Constantly Updated Website Monthly Newsletter Integrated Calendar PiP Corner in School Newsletter Financial Updates in General Meetings PiP Updates on Facebook
Facebook Imagine Parents in Partnership, Inc. Page Parents Page Class of Pages Committee/Private Pages Set your notifications to what works best for you and your family!
501c3 Status Compile and Complete 30 Page IRS Form 1023 Application Application was submitted and received by IRS on June 19, 2014 Application was approved on July 30, 2014 This process normally takes 12 months!!
Fundraising Approach PiP Fundraisers Spirit Nights Merchant Programs Family Fun Night Spirit Wear Sales Funds raised will support one or more of following initiatives: PiP Initiatives Committee Expenses PiP Operating Expenses School Initiatives
PiP Gives Back $15k Technology Package Teacher and Faculty Appreciation Volunteer Appreciation Playground Mulch Parking Lot Signage Committee Activities and Events Go Banana’s With Dad Bike Rally Fall Festival Morning Coffees with Administration Science Night Holiday Parade
School Directory Requested by Parents Gift with PiP Family Contribution of $20 or more Funds raised will pay for : Production of Directory Laminator for Imagine Butcher Paper Cart for Imagine Goal: $4500
Spirit Store Committee is in full swing Successful start with Parent Info Nights and Curriculum Nights First order of Fleece jackets arrived and are on sale this evening Fleece will be available at the upcoming Book Fair and Fall Festival New Bling Design and Long Sleeve Shirts available around Nov. 1 st Need Volunteers to help stock arriving inventory, work spirit table dates first Tuesday of the month, and Fall Festival Please contact Sara Green or Kelly Puckett with questions firstname.lastname@example.org
3 rd Annual Fall Festival November 1 st from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Admission is FREE Theme is “Western Round Up” Live DJ, Games, Door Prizes, Scavenger Hunt, Surprise Guest, and many more activities! Pack a Picnic or Food Trucks will be available Visit our website and RSVP Vendor Tables and Event Sponsorships are still available Please contact Nicole Griffin with questions email@example.com
Merchant Programs Current Programs Box Tops for Education Shoparoo Target Kroger Spirit Nights Spring Creek BBQ October 8 th - 9 th Please contact Rekha Bandarupalli with questions firstname.lastname@example.org
Teacher & Staff Appreciation 93 Teachers and Staff at Imagine 1 Event Per Month September 24 – Monthly Birthday Celebration October 27 – Teacher & Staff Fall Luncheon (Details to come so look for more info on Facebook) October 29 – Monthly Birthday Celebration November 19 – Monthly Birthday Celebration November 21 – Pies for Teachers – Pies Needed!! (Details to come so look for sign-up info on Facebook) December 10 – Holiday Style Lunch for Teachers & Staff
Reading Under The Stars October 23 rd Scholastic Book Fair October 21 st -28 th Please contact Channon Sommers or Gretchen Cronin with questions email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Perot Museum Science Night November 6 th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Imagine Multi-Purpose Room Imagine the possibilities… This night is an Imagine Family Night designed for families to enjoy trying all of the hands on experiments as you travel from one Perot Museum experiment to the next. Must sign up due to limited supplies. Go online to imaginepip.org to RSVP Please contact Kathie Byler with questions at email@example.com
2015 General Election Board Positions Job Description and Commitment Term Application and Interview Process Election Committee Formation
How can you help? Partner with us Spread positive message Build community Offer ideas with solutions Verify that ideas will support school’s goals Volunteer