Julie Ford-President called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Other board members present were Mel Litton-Castellon-Vice-President, Carolyn Holt-Treasurer, and Jeri Lynn Graunke-Secretary. School Staff present: Kira Wester and Melinda Petersen, Parents present: Cindy Nordmeyer and Sandi Haini.

Review of Minutes- Minutes were approved. Motion by Cindy Nordmeyer; Kira Wester seconded.

Treasurer’s Report (copies available upon request)


1. The Parents Club Blog is available at or E-mail any ideas or questions to

2. Join our Facebook page by entering Walworth Parents Club and Mel will send an invite or contact Mel Litton-Castellon at 275-1002.

Old Business

1 Walworth Children’s Fund – At this point, we will not donate directly to this fund. If students need financial assistance toward individual field trip fees, staff may bring the amounts needed to our attention and Parents Club will fund on a case by case basis.

2 Spirit Wear – Order forms were sent out and merchandise will be received no later than December 22, 2010. Clothing can be purchased any time at Main Street Country Store in Walworth.

3 Playground A safety inspection of the current playground equipment was held with Gerber Leisure in December and possible additions were also discussed. An estimate of repairs is being prepared by the representative. Information is still being gathered and options for improvements (along with their costs) will be forthcoming. If you have feedback or would like to participate on the committee, contact Mel at 275-1002 or through PC email.

4 Walworth School Family Directory- 2010/2011 directory was sent out electronically in November. If you need a paper copy, email Parents Club.

New Business

1. Volunteer Caller- Kelly Oliver will be contacting parents when assistance is needed.

2. February Change Drive – Carolyn Holt will be looking into a change drive to take place in February. To share your ideas about this fundraiser or to help, contact her.

3. Staff Appreciation Chair – We are in need of a committee member for the week-long event that takes place in May. Two to three other members will be needed for other activities during conference time and possibly during the holiday season. Please contact Julie if you’re interested or need more information.

4. Inside Recess Needs For Students – Donations are needed for new or used board games, puzzles, or movies (VHS or DVD).

Meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m.

Next meeting: Monday, January 10, 2011, @ 7:00 p.m. in Staff Workroom.

* Note- meetings are now the 2nd Monday of the Month.*

Contact Julie Ford for any questions @ (262) 374-3744

Respectfully submitted by: Jeri Lynn Graunke


Post a Comment