Asa Adams Elementary School
March 15, 2007
Call to Order: Meg Fergusson called our meeting to order at 3:25. Officers and members
present were introduced.
Members Present: Meg Fergusson, Fiona Sorensen Hamilton, Kerry Avery, Kim Shockey,
Kerri Doyle, Cassandra Babbitt, Terrie Hennessy, Teresa Sinclair, Kara Hamill.
Secretary’s Report: Kerry Avery asked for corrections or additions to the January 2007
minutes. Two corrections provided- Shephard was spelled incorrectly and Meg Fergusson
suggested writing a grievance to Innisbrook about the money issues but no one was appointed to
write the letter at that time. Minutes were accepted.
Acknowledgments: The PTO members recognized parent, Sara Shephard, for a successful
Community Reading Day on March 9th. There were a variety of community members present
including police, fire, town officers, UM professors, foresters and retired teachers. Also
recognized was Darcie Umel, Physical Education teacher, for the cross county skiing and
snowshoeing program for third through fifth graders this winter.
Treasurer’s Report: Kim Shockey presented the Treasurer’s Report. There is a current balance
of $5244.34 available. Projected expenses total $4550.00 and projected income total $11,300.00.
Actual expenses totaled $10,262.73 and actual income totaled $11,826.90 This gives us a
projected year end balance of $1,144.79 if all projected expenses and income are fulfilled. Kim
asked if any other Spring expenses were anticipated.
Funding Requests: Funding requests for first and second grade increased from original approval
at the November 16th PTO meeting. Funding for $820 was approved- this is $220 over the
amount allocated for field trips per grade. PTO members voted AIF to keep the amount funded
to $820. A funding request for the 5th grade Art Project to be paid for in the Spring (not Fall as
was previously.) Providing the funding in the Spring will allow for an unveiling of the fifth grade
project at the Spring