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Help us make Give to the Max Day a success again this year! We have been so grateful
for the amazing support that we have received in the past during Give to the Max. THANK YOU!
The Give to the Max website can be accessed all year long, not just on Give to the Max Day. If you would like to support the ISLA PTO
through a direct donation, this is a great way to do it!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the October 29th PTO
Meeting, whether live or via proxy vote. Below are the results of the votes taken. We will post minutes as soon as they are
1) MOTION CARRIED. On
behalf of the PTO Board, we motion that $20,000 be donated to ISLA for technology and literacy enhancements determined by
2) MOTION CARRIED. On
behalf of the PTO Board, we motion that $3,500 be donated to the ISLA Affiliated Building Company for legal and filing fees
associated with obtaining their 501c3 status.
3) MOTION CARRIED. In April of 2013, we approved the following motion:
A motion was made to create a reserve of 25% of the current year’s budget. If there were a surplus on June, there would
be a mandatory surplus meeting, including administration, to determine how spend that money byDecember 31st of the same year.
On behalf of the PTO Board, we motion to amend this policy to state:
The PTO will keep a reserve of $10,000. If, in April, a surplus is anticipated, the PTO Board shall work with the administration
to provide the general PTO with a surplus spending plan, to be presented and voted upon in May.
4) MOTION FAILED. On behalf of the
PTO Board, we motion to amend Article 8, Section 2 of the ISLA PTO Bylaws to state:
Section 2. Approval of Expenditures. The ISLA PTO Executive Board
is empowered to approve all expenditures that have been formally approved in the annual budget at the May meeting. The ISLA
PTO Board (excluding the Vice Chairperson - Finance and Fundraising Affairs) is also empowered to approve all expenditures
outside of the budget up to an amount of $1,500.
All "out of budget" expenditures
must be reported to the general membership at the following month's meeting.
All payments greater than
$100 must be consented to by the Treasurer and another authorized Board Member. The recommended method of consent is completion
of the ISLA check request form but email consent is acceptable when completion of the check request form is not possible.
All checks, receipts or payment requests must be signed by the Treasurer or another authorized Board Member. 5) MOTION CARRIED. On behalf of the PTO Board, we motion to amend the 2013-2014 Budget
to include the Garage Sale Fundraiser revenue and expenses, to increase the LA stipend to $300 per LA per month (beginning
Nov 1), to add a Host Family Assistance gift card expense of $200 per family ($2,200 total), and to add a Tax Preparer expense
| October 29th||December 10th ||January 28th |
|February 25th ||April 29th ||May 27th|
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Your PTO Officers for the 2013-2014 School year:Chair - Heidi EstradaCo Vice Chairs (Fundraising)
- Karen Peterson & Nichole Pelerine-CarlinCo Vice Chairs (Community & Social Events) - Krista Stilson & Katie GitlerTreasurer - Shea BrendalenSecretary - Lanica
Klein Co Vice Chairs (Volunteer Coordination) - Kristin Bilardi & Heather CoppsLA Coordinator -
The ISLA Parent Teacher Organization exists
exclusively to enhance the educational opportunities at ISLA. The purpose of the organization is exclusively religious, charitable,
scientific, literary, or educational within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code as now enacted or
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5959 Shady Oak Road
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