PTSA Meeting Schedule & Minutes

During the 2020-2021 school year, PTSA Board Meetings are held virtually. All are welcome to attend and observe the Board of Directors conduct its business.

General Membership Meetings include reports from Board Members and may include a parent education guest speaker or town meeting with a school or community leader. All are welcome to attend; however, voting on PTSA business is restricted to PTSA Members.

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Art docent virtual lesson, 1st-grade student, November 2020.

Questions about PTSA meetings? Do you have something to include on a meeting agenda? Contact the PTSA Secretary at secretary@clarabartonptsa.org

2020-21 meeting summaries and minutes

August 6, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting
Purchase approval for cloth masks to be distributed to teachers/staff, welcome ice cream social at laptop pick up, PTSA board training certification. (Minutes)

September 3, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting
Membership is 10, planning virtual costume parade, launching Fall Enrichment classes (Minutes

October 8, 7:00 pm, General Membership Meeting
Parent education, "Unexpected Gifts" by Kristi Keating, membership has reached 138 members, Fall Enrichment Classes report. (Minutes)

November 5, 7:00 pm, Board Meeting
Report from attending Legislative Assembly, Bobcat Grant deadline extended, and virtual Pacific Science Center field trips to be offered to teachers for their class. (Minutes)

December 3, 2:00 pm, Board Meeting
Bobcat Grant for eBooks approved. (Minutes)

January 8, 2:00 pm, Board Meeting
2020-21 PTSA goals discussed, Book Fair update, Winter Enrichment Class update. (Minutes)

February 3, 7:00 pm, General Membership Meeting 
Principal Karen Barker presented to parents and answered questions about the Pathway Forward, the PTSA Nominating Committee was elected, and classes for the Spring Enrichment were proposed. (Minutes)

February 24, 8:00 pm, Special Board Meeting
The purchase of outdoor benches for the school was approved. (Minutes)

March 5, 2:00 pm, Board Meeting
Added the position of DEI Chair to the PTSA organization and appointed Melanie Liu as Chair. Planning to bring Nature Vision and Professor Billy Bones Show to the school. (Minutes)

April 1, 7:00 pm, General Membership Meeting
School counselor Blair Lovett answered parent questions, the election of 2021-22 board members was held, Spring Enrichment classes were announced, and Virtual Fun Run and Math Night were discussed. (Minutes)

May 7, 2:00 pm, Board Meeting 
Budget approved for Goodie Bag books for student grit appreciation. Nature Vision and Virtual Zaniac Show are scheduled (Minutes)

June 3, 7:00 pm, General Membership Meeting
Librarian Amy Waldroup presented information about KCLS Summer Reading. Received WSPTA Awards of Excellence for Website, PTA Taking Action, and Newsletter. The Science of Pirates family event is scheduled for 6/4. (Minutes)