TPES Meeting Minutes: June 2021
Takoma Park Elementary School (TPES) &
Piney Branch Elementary School (PBES)
Parent Teacher Association Meeting (PTA)
Tuesday, June 1, 2020, 7:00pm
7:05 Upcoming Dates and Announcements from the MCPS Calendar
Wed, Jun 16: Last Day of School for students! Virtual half day.
Pick-up some new books for summer reading!
Our last book distribution of the school year will be Wednesday June 2nd, 11-3. We will be in front of Piney Branch Elementary and will have a mix of new and gently used books. Come grab a couple books for summer reading! If you have any last-minute donations of gently used recreational reading books for grades K-7, please drop them off at 841 Linden Circle in Takoma Park before 10am on Wednesday, June 2. There is also a collection box outside PBES near the entry doors, if it is easier to drop books at the school. Thank you!
Kindergarten registration may be completed here:
Please join us for Sharing Our Stories, Monday, June 7 at 7:00pm on Zoom.
We invite all our elementary scholars to come with a poem, picture, book, or item around their house (such as a special holiday outfit or decoration, a family picture) to share with each other. Spanish interpretation is provided. Zoom details will be posted on the PTA listservs and in messages from the Principal. If you would like to be a guest storyteller or educator, please email Shana at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7:15 TPES PTA Summer Budget
TPES PTA Treasurer, Kelley Skelton
Summer budget will provide for foodbank to continue it’s work for the summer. Budgeted 7,500/mo
Also classroom set up fees for the teachers
And paypal fees to cover donations
7:25 Vote for 2021-2022 PTA Executive Committee slates
Lauren Greenberg, Chair, TPES PTA Nominating Committee
See slate below. Thanks to those who are termed out and thanks to those continuing on. One vote to approve the slate in its entirety.
Margaret McDonnell gave her greetings. She has a rising 5th, 3rd grader and entering Kindergartner.
Lia Salza, Chair, PBES PTA Nominating Committee
PBES slate – Lia introducing the slate. The slate passed; at least 7 board members present.
Jaslynn Laurence introduced herself. Son is rising 3rd grader.
Takoma Park Elementary School PTA
Executive Committee Slate
|Executive Vice President||Joyce McDonough|
|Executive Secretary||Dianne Kirsch|
|Membership Secretary||Yelena Breiding|
|Vice President Communications||Chris Campbell|
|Vice President Membership||Amanda Wagner|
|Vice President Fundraising||Kelly Young|
|Vice President Equity||Chai Shenoy|
|MCCPTA Delegate||Mercedes Castelo|
|NAACP Rep||Sharon Gaskins|
Piney Branch Elementary School PTA
Executive Committee Slate
|Executive Vice President|
|Vice President Communications||Emma Cheuse|
|Vice President Membership||Kathryn Bacon Goldman|
|Vice President Fundraising||Jocelyne DeHaas|
|Vice President Equity||Michelle Hill|
|MCCPTA Delegate||Jaime Koppel|
Thank you Meg and Sarah, you are AMAZING!!!!