February 2018 WSO Minutes

  • Meeting was called to order at 7:02 PM
  • Approval of Agenda – Traci Block(m) Michelle Tansley (s)
  • Approval of Minutes – Traci Block (m) Nicole McRickard (s)
  • Approval of Treasurer’s Report – DeDe Zilz (m) Traci Block(s)

Committee Reports/Old Business

Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras has been rescheduled for February 23rd. It will be held from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Wristbands can still be purchased for $5.

Box Tops
All box tops are due by March 1st. If you have any that you would like to turn in please get them in by this date. The last turn in was there was a total of $262.40. We have two turn in dates a year.

Spirit Wear
There will be a table set up at Mardi Gras. There are new logos for the t-shirts and there will be a water bottle with the child’s name on it that can be purchased. The water bottles are around $5 each. Fall Spirit wear there was about $990 sold. Kelly, who is the vendor that West uses, is donating 10% back to WSO. So a check for $99 will be coming in soon.

Orders for yearbooks are due Feb 23rd. So far there are about 70 yearbooks that have been sold. The school is contracted for about 165 with interstate to sell. Lets spread the word to get orders in. Last pictures are getting done at Mardi Gras and Girls on the Run. Yearbooks can be ordered online. The online ordering info was sent in the West school blast on Feb 12th.

Marie Curie Scholarship
Mrs. Templin has all the info for the scholarship. They are due back to her by April 16th. The teachers at West will read them over and pick who they think the winner should be. WSO needs to let Mrs. Templin know by May 15th who the winner is. The scholarship will be presented at the Senior Awards night on May 24th. Someone from WSO will present it to the recipient.

Book Fair
The tentative date for bookfair is April 5th – 13th. We need to make sure that there is no testing during that time. There is $4749.49 in scholastic dollars. There is $212.82 that will be expiring on May 9th. There has been request from three teachers for 5 stand up tables and 2 stools. The teachers that have not put in any requests will have till March 12th to get their request in to the WSO mailbox. There was a motion to approve the 5 stand up tables and 2 stools. The motion was approved Traci Block(m) Michelle Tansley (s).

Principal Report
The Board visit went great back in December. The kids were fabulous. Jim Dombeck president of the Board of Educations for Sycamore was surprised when someone was talking and what they were saying was typing on the screen of the computer. The fifth grade band played Jingle Bells for the Board. The students lead the Pledge of Allegiance that day.

Megan and Allison have done a great job with Mardi Gras. There are some outstanding prizes this year that have be donated. Everything is ready to go.

There will be a yearbook announcement so that everyone has a reminder that the due date is coming soon.

There will be a reminder to teachers about getting their request in for scholastic dollars.


Play day will be rescheduled with Mardi Gras.

Adjournment 7:46 PM

Next meeting: Monday, March 12, 2018 at 7:00 PM