Arbor View PTO Minutes

Date | time August 21, 2023, 6:30 p.m. | Meeting called to order by Shawna Michener

Shawna Michener called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. The following PTO board members were in attendance: Troy Sidders, Principal, Shawna Michener, President, Angie Ballard, Vice President, and Tracy Connor, Board Treasurer. Alison Johnson, Board Secretary was absent.

Approval of Minutes

The PTO minutes from May 1, 2023, were distributed and read. Tracy Connor reviewed the budget for the year. It was moved by Nikayla Schroeder, seconded by Chloe Kelley to approve the the minutes as read. All those in attendance approved the motion.

Principal’s Report & School News

Dr. Sidders shared school news. The school year is off to a good start. Indoor recess has been held since the real feel outside temperature is consistently over 100 degrees. Outdoor recess will commence once the temperature goes down.

Treasurer’s Report

Tracy reviewed the treasurer report. There was a beginning balance of $57,173.37. Current income totaled $1,652.32 and current expenses totaled ($5,073.74) to get an ending balance of $53,751.95. Trace reviewed the budget for the 23-24 school year. It was moved by Nikayla Schroeder, seconded by Chloe Kelley to approve the budget as read. All those in attendance approved the motion.

Committee Reports

  • Directory
    The directory will be updated within the next couple of weeks with the information for the new school year. The password for the Directory is Sidders21.
  • · Yearbook Committee
    Becky Albright is again leading the charge for the yearbook. If anyone would like to help Becky, contact her at
  • Staff Appreciation Week
    Nothing new to report yet.
  • Spirit Wear
    Spirit wear store is now open, it will close September 1st.
  • Woot Woot Wagon
    Shawna will bring the Woot Woot wagon around starting in September. If you would like to help with distribution, reach out to Shawna Michener.
  • Kindness Committee
    Ashley Petersen is running the committee this year, she explained what is provided.

Fun & Fundraisers

The following tentative dates have been set this year:

Fun Run will be Thursday, September 21st, 2023 for Pre-school & Friday, September 22, 2023 for K-5.

Committee consists of Shawna Michener & Angie Ballard. This year we have a $30k goal and we are looking for ideas for the goal incentive. Please contact Shawna or Angie with ideas.

  • The Spooktacular is set for Friday, October 27th, 2023.
  • Halloween Parties will be on Tuesday, October 31st, 2023.
  • Family Formal will be Friday, February 9th, 2024.
  • Valentines Parties will be Friday, February 9th, 2024.
  • Family Bingo Night will be Friday, March 8th, 2024.
  • Carnival will be Friday, May 3rd, 2024.


  • Outdoor Ed for the 5th graders will be Thursday & Friday, October 26 & 27th.
  • TAGG
    Be on the lookout for the TAGG Bingo promotion. TAGG your receipts at
  • Dining Nights
    Dairy Chef night is TBA, Cookie decorating kits is TBA

Website Design – can send information to to be uploaded to the PTO website – graphics, flyers, information.

Volunteer needs – open positions are on sign-up genius

Quarterly Newsletter – we will be starting a PTO quarterly newsletter, please look for the first one after September’s meeting.

Playground equipment update – Shawna is currently obtaining different quotes on inclusive playground equipment and sunshade.

Shawna Michener made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:15 p.m. and it was passed unanimously.