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LPEP March Meeting Minutes




MEETING MINUTES  

Date: 3/6/2024 

Time: 7:00 pm 

Location: East Union Library 

 

ATTENDEES  

Michelle Guerrierri 

Miste Wiegand 

Kayla Whalen 

Tessa Siegworth 

Shelley Nulph 

Michele Ortlip 

Melissa Eck 

Destinee Lovich 

Jodi VanderSchaaff 

Jennifer Cavalancia 

 

 

 

OLD BUSINESS 

Nothing Bundt Cakes – Shelley Nulph reported 636 cakes sold, $778.75 profit 

 

Michelle read Sarah Parks’ report on MS Dance, MS Book Fair, and Leap Day 

MS Dance – $788.41 profit 

MS Book Fair – Leap into a New Book Theme, $663.42 in sales  

Leap Day – 29 frogs were hidden throught out the school. Students who found them claimed their prize at the bookfair. 100 extra frogs were given out to students at the book fair. Prizes were chips leftover from MS Dance. 

 

CPC Book Fair – Tessa reported the final numbers are not in yet. 

 

McTeacher’s Night – Miss Eck reported it was a success, about $800 from sales, $91 from donated cookies and donations – next year people can buy gift cards ahead of time and people can also do mobile orders. Students liked the idea of coloring pages and being able to find their artwork on the walls. 

 

 

BUSINESS IN PROGRESS 

Bylaws - will vote on in April. 

 

Read A Thon – Totals so far 

Donations - $10,435.00 

Minutes Read – 15,000 

Around the Corner is sponsoring. Students with the top minutes read and top donations per class will receive free 6 in. pizza. Top 2 classes (in minutes read and donations) will receive a 50% off coupon. 

 

Sarris Spring Candy Sale – online sales still open until 3/22 

About $2,600 in profit as of right now. 

 

Egg hunt – Now called “Spring Fling Thing” will have PBIS type stations instead, 2-3 classes at a time for 20-25 minutes, playdough, coloring, easter type crafts, easter bunny, tattoo station, class photo – things to be finalized tonight. 

SignUp Genius to go out the week of 3/17. 

$250 budget 

 

2nd Grade Dance – All things have been donated. Only spent $80 thus far. Grandpa Joe’s Candy is donating 10 lbs of candy. All volunteers are signed up for it as well. May 31st 6:30-8:30 

 

5th Grade Field Day – business donations have brought in $1,500 in additional funding – additional inflatable, extra games added.  

6/3, rain date of 6/4  

SignUp Genius going out on 4/1 

T-shirt forms went out to students due back by the 20th at the latest. 

 

MS PSSA Snacks – Mrs. Van and Dr. Abate will create a SignUp Genius. LPEP is not funding, but will send out the sign up. 

 

Election – 4 people nominated, only one accepted. Tessa Siegworth accepted. 

Miste made the motion to vote Tessa in as new president. 

Kayla 2nd  

Passed 

 

NEW BUSINESS 

Need new fundraising director. 

Shelley will send out a new call for nominations. Will vote on it at April Meeting. 

 

EU Book Fair - March 15, 18, 19 

 

Spring Apparel Sale – 4/6-4/23, pickup will be the last week of school. Jamie McClish will chair. 

 

Spring Pictures -  

CPC was Monday – went well 

MS tomorrow 

EU being rescheduled – possibly early April 

 

Popcorn Sale – 4/10-4/24, pickup will be 5/23. Beth Passarello will chair. 

 

KRT – still looking for chair – most likely 2nd week of MAY 13th 

 

JA day – May 10 

 

Teacher Appreciation – budget cut in half. Need a chairperson for that event. 

 

 

 

SCHOOL REPORTS 

MIDDLE SCHOOL 

Principal –  

Liaison – Miste Read Tina’s report. 

MS Field Trips – 

6th – Acrisure Stadium on 6/4 

7th – Soldiers and Sailors on 5/22 

8th – Skyzone, Date TBD 

 

Life Skills is waiting on word from Boy Schouts on whether they will be able to do their Pinewood Derby. 

 

Still waiting on word about a potential 8th grade formal dance. 

 

 

EAST UNION 

Principal –  

Field Trips –  

4th – Tour Ed Mine on 5/29 

3rd – PNC Park on 5/17 

 

Field day is under way. 

 

JA Day will be 5/30 

 

CURTISVILLE 

Principal – Letter for spring parties for parents going out tomorrow. 

 

KRT is planned for May 

 

Kids Of Steel is in progress 

 

Get Moving Night – went well. Approximately 120-140 people. 

 

JA Day – 5/10. Volunteer sign ups going out soon. Training will be on 5/3 at CPC. 

 

Safety Day has not yet been rescheduled. 

 

Liaison – None 

 

REPORTS FROM THE BOARD 

President – None 

 

Secretary – None 

 

Treasurer – Michelle read Emily’s report 

Savings Account - $39,781.91 

Checking account - $20,141.40 

 

 

Communications Director- 

1. If you are not receiving our monthly newsletter and you are a paid member of LPEP, be sure to reach out to Shannon at communications@lpep.org  

2. Please share field trip photos with Shannon. Are there any photos from the 5th grade field trip available?  

5th grade field day planning: 

1. Over the last month, we put a call out to local businesses to help us throw an epic field day – and they delivered! Through the generosity of so many business leaders, we were able to collect nearly $1,500 in additional funding for the event.  This extra money goes directly back to our 5th graders! Because of this we are now able to add an additional inflatable, several more games and some extra surprises to the day.  THANK YOU to the following businesses: 

a. LJM Contracting  

b. On Trend Hair Studio  

c. Ace Lock, Inc.  

d. Dunham’s Sports  

e. Deer Creek Diner  

f. AB Orthodontics  

g. Pitt Ohio 

h. Tillie’s Notary Service  

i. TA Gall Inc.  

j. Hrovosky Construction  

k. Carillo Home Solutions, LLC  

l. Walnut Woods Summer Camp  

m. Ryan’s Garage Doors LLC  

n. Key Bank 

o. Speech Music and Wellness  

  

2. We’re still seeking local business support through the donation of food. If any local restaurant owners are willing to donate pizza, sides or any other kinds of treats – please reach out to communications@lpep.org. Many businesses have already committed to helping us out and we are so grateful for their support! We’ll be sure to share the names of all the businesses helping us out very soon!  

  

3. 5th grade families can support field day through purchasing items off our Amazon Wishlist: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/WE2OY2K960ED?ref_=wl_share 

NOTE: many items on this list are reusable. Rest assured that these items will be used for future class parties, activities, etc. Thank you in advance for your generosity!  

  

4. Since this is an all-day event, we will need lots of volunteers! Save the date: June 3, 2024 (with a June 4, 2024 rain date). We will be issuing volunteer signups via SignUp Genius on April 1. 

 

Fundraising Director- 

None 

 

 

OPEN DISCUSSION 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT 

Kayla made the motion to adjourn the meeting. 

Tessa 2nd 

Passed 

 

 

NEXT LPEP MEETING 

Date: 4/3/2024 

Time: 7:00 pm 

Location: East Union Library 

 

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